Denny's robot server goes viral on TikTok11/28/2021
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America's diner is always open to changing things up a bit. A viral TikTok video showing a robot server at a Denny's restaurant has customers wondering if this is the future of the popular breakfast chain.
"Here comes breakfast," said a customer in the video. "We are hungry."
A Denny's spokesperson told FOX Business that the California location in the video has been testing the technology for about 60 days.
"We fully support our franchisees’ initiatives and encourage the testing of methods that surprise and delight our guests," the company said. "As the testing continues, we will listen to our guest and employee feedback for future deployment consideration, but at this time there are no immediate plans for test expansion."
The video sparked a wide variety of responses, from approval to concern.
"Cool, I just saved $12 not giving a tip," says one TikToker.
"Never calls out, doesn't talk back, always on time, no inter personal relationship drama, never complains… I'm sold," another commented.
WHERE US WORKERS ARE QUITTING JOBS AT RECORD RATES
Others were less willing to support the test.
"Boycotting Dennys," one user simply wrote. Another threatened to "walk out" if she was approached by a robot server.
"Human or I don't do business with you." The video has been shared over 2,200 times so far.
The service robot is revealed at a time when Americans are willing to quit their jobs now more than ever.
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The current labor shortage, dubbed the Great Resignation, reached a record high of 4.4 million resignations in September, according to the Labor Department’s Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey.
"Welp, people quit their jobs and don't want to work anymore.. soooo here ya go..," commented one person.
"Looks like a lawsuit waiting to happen," added another.