Video: Robot Arms Make Crab Bisque

Step aside, home chefs! The kitchen of the future draws near.

No, there’s no hydrator from Marty McFly’s kitchen in Back to the Future II. Right now, the chef of the future looks like a pair of robotic arms that descend from the ceiling of a very organized kitchen. And it makes a mean crab bisque.

As well it should: The robot has been studying under Tim Anderson, a freelance chef who won the BBC’s MasterChef competition in 2011. With a few demonstrations from Anderson — and a lot of help from the programmers and technicians at U.K.-based Moley Robotics, the company that is building it — the robot chef is really cooking.

Read the rest on The Salt. Feature image also via NPR and Moley Robotics.

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