San Carlos, Calif. — Presto Automation Inc., the largest drive-thru automation technology provider in the hospitality industry, has been awarded the Supplier of the Year Innovation Award for 2022 by iconic drive-thru restaurant chain Checkers & Rally’s. Presto has been recognized for successfully delivering and scaling its A.I.-powered voice assistant, Presto VoiceTM, at hundreds of Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru restaurants nationwide. Over the past year, Presto Voice has consistently demonstrated that drive-thru A.I.-driven voice automation can significantly lower labor costs while simultaneously driving up revenue.
“We announced a rollout of Presto Voice across our stores early last year and it has since been installed at hundreds of stores nationwide,” says Minh Le, chief information officer at Checkers & Rally’s. “This award recognizes the significant business impact Presto is creating by enabling us to redeploy labor to more critical areas of the business while helping increase revenue.”
Checkers & Rally’s is the first restaurant brand with a drive-thru channel to announce a nationwide rollout of a drive-thru A.I. voice assistant solution. Working in partnership with Hi Auto, a leading conversational A.I. technology company, Presto Voice enables Checkers & Rally’s to have more interaction time with guests, ensure order accuracy and offer a superior guest experience.
Presto Automation Inc. overlays next-generation digital solutions onto the physical world. Presto’s enterprise-grade voice, vision and touch technologies help hospitality businesses thrive. With over 300 million transactions processed, Presto is one of the largest labor automation technology providers in the industry. Founded at M.I.T. in 2008, Presto is headquartered in Silicon Valley, Calif., with customers including many of the top 20 restaurant chains in the U.S. For more information, visit www.presto.com/voice or www.presto.com.