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Hemos probado la primera hamburguesería completamente robotizada del mundo y este es nuestro veredicto

Creator, hamburguesería de robots
Creator es el primer restaurante de hamburguesas hechas por robots. Katie Canales/Business Insider

You could say I'm a connoisseur of California burgers.

I've reviewed burger chains from In-N-Out to Super Duper Burgers, as well as the meatless Impossible Burger at locations around the San Francisco Bay Area.

There's one burger joint I've been anxiously waiting to try for years, and it's finally opening in San Francisco. Creator, formerly known as Momentum Machines, serves a $6 burger that is prepped, cooked, and assembled with no human help.

A 14-foot-long robot in the center of the restaurant uses an array of sensors and computers to make approximately 130 burgers an hour. Efficient. But tasty?

I set out into San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood to try Creator for myself.

Creator is the world's first robot-made burger joint.

Creator is the world's first robot-made burger joint.
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On a weekday afternoon during the company's soft opening, the place was packed with tech bros and gals munching down.

On a weekday afternoon during the company's soft opening, the place was packed with tech bros and gals munching down.
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A la vuelta de la esquina del comedor está el chef, una auténtica estrella que sin embargo no tiene corazón

Around the corner from the dining area is the inhuman star chef.
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The Creator robot is effectively a glorified conveyor belt that uses technology to make a burger from start to finish in five minutes.

The Creator robot is effectively a glorified conveyor belt that uses technology to make a burger from start to finish in five minutes.
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It eliminates the need for line cooks, though as many as nine "robot attendants" are on the floor to take orders via their phones.

It eliminates the need for line cooks, though as many as nine "robot attendants" are on the floor to take orders via their phones.
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Their company-issued Apple Watches alert the employees when the robot needs maintenance and what the problem is.

Their company-issued Apple Watches alert the employees when the robot needs maintenance and what the problem is.
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Once an order is placed, a compressed air tube pushes a brioche roll from La Boulangerie, a local bakery, into the chute at right.

Once an order is placed, a compressed air tube pushes a brioche roll from La Boulangerie, a local bakery, into the chute at right.
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It lands in the guillotine, where the baked-that-day bun gets sliced by a vibrating serrated knife.

It lands in the guillotine, where the baked-that-day bun gets sliced by a vibrating serrated knife.
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It's toasted and buttered as it's lowered onto the conveyor belt.

It's toasted and buttered as it's lowered onto the conveyor belt.
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While that's happening, the robot picks up a to-go container and flips it right-side up onto the conveyor belt. The bun falls into place.

While that's happening, the robot picks up a to-go container and flips it right-side up onto the conveyor belt. The bun falls into place.
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There are four burgers on the menu, and the robot automatically dispenses the correct sauce, ranging from smoked oyster aioli to charred onion jam to sunflower tahini, as well as Heinz ketchup.

There are four burgers on the menu, and the robot automatically dispenses the correct sauce, ranging from smoked oyster aioli to charred onion jam to sunflower tahini, as well as Heinz ketchup.
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Con el lanzamiento de una aplicación de pedidos para el smartphone, los clientes podrán especificar cuánta cantidad de salsa quieren exactamente, incluso al milímetro

With the launch of a mobile ordering app, customers will eventually be able to specify how much sauce they want by the millimeter.
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El viaje de la hamburguesa no acaba ahí. Las cebollas, los tomates y los pepinillos se cortan justo cuando la hamburguesa se va desplazando por debajo de los dispensadores

The journey continues. Onions, tomatoes, and whole pickles get slices cut off as the bun travels beneath the dispensers.
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No hay ninguna loncha de queso a la vista. En cambio existen unos bloques de buenos quesos, incluyendo cheddar fuerte y cheddar ahumado, que son rallados por la máquina solo unos segundos antes

There's not a slice of cheese in sight. Blocks of nice cheeses — sharp cheddar and smoked cheddar — are grated just seconds before.
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Particularmente soy una adicta al queso, y me alegré al ver que el robot no escatima en añadir una buena cantidad de queso recién rallado

I'm a cheese addict, and I was delighted to see that the robot didn't skimp on adding globs of freshly shredded cheese.
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Leer más: Reclaman 5 millones de dólares a McDonald's por dos lonchas de queso 

Alex Vardakostas, cofundador y CEO de Creator, dice que la compañía gasta porcentajes de ingredientes superiores en más de dos dígitos que la mayoría de los restaurantes de hamburguesas, ya que ahorran en el coste del trabajo humano

Alex Vardakostas, cofounder and CEO of Creator, said the company spends double-digit percentages more on ingredients than most burgers restaurants, because it saves on the cost of human labor.
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En lugar de camareros, los clientes pueden servirse agua a sí mismos

In lieu of a waitstaff, guests fetch their own water.
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Y pueden sentarse en la mesa que prefieran

They seat themselves at a table.
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Los invitados pueden controlar su pedido a través de esta tablet. Los puntos de colores representan cada fase del proceso de preparación del robot

Guests can monitor their order on this tablet. The colored dots represent each stage in the robot's preparation process.
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While the bun gets all the fixings, the robot grinds the meat to order. It takes place in this opaque case, so guests don't see the magic happen.

While the bun gets all the fixings, the robot grinds the meat to order. It takes place in this opaque case, so guests don't see the magic happen.
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Creator's patties use a mix of chuck and brisket that's been wet-aged in shio koji (a fermented rice seasoning) for ultimate umami flavor.

Creator's patties use a mix of chuck and brisket that's been wet-aged in shio koji (a fermented rice seasoning) for ultimate umami flavor.
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It's dropped onto the bun and ready to serve.

It's dropped onto the bun and ready to serve.
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But how does the robot-made burger taste?

But how does the robot-made burger taste?
Alex Vardakostas, cofounder and CEO of Creator, (left) and Melia Robinson, the author. Katie Canales/Business Insider

It tastes like it costs more than $6, I'll tell you that much.

It tastes like it costs more than $6, I'll tell you that much.
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The brioche bun melts in your mouth, while the fat, juicy patty breaks off with each bite like brisket that's been slow cooked for hours.

The brioche bun melts in your mouth, while the fat, juicy patty breaks off with each bite like brisket that's been slow cooked for hours.
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El queso derretido se nota en cada bocado. Pero las salsas, que son caseras, llevan la hamburguesa a un nivel superior al de la comida rápida convencional

Melted cheese oozed with every bite. But the sauces, which are made in house, took the burger a notch above your typical fast-food fare.
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Creator's take on the classic burger, called the Creator vs. the World burger, gets a punch from a Pacific sauce made with umeboshi plum and mole. It's topped with mustard, bell pepper, and fennel seeds.

Creator's take on the classic burger, called the Creator vs. the World burger, gets a punch from a Pacific sauce made with umeboshi plum and mole. It's topped with mustard, bell pepper, and fennel seeds.
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My other favorite was the Smoky burger, which comes with barbecue sauce, charred onion jam, two types of salt, smoked cheddar, double pickles, onion, and tomatoes. I ordered mine with extra mustard.

My other favorite was the Smoky burger, which comes with barbecue sauce, charred onion jam, two types of salt, smoked cheddar, double pickles, onion, and tomatoes. I ordered mine with extra mustard.
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Burger-lovers in San Francisco have to wait until September to try Creator. The restaurant is sold-out of tickets for the soft opening.

Burger-lovers in San Francisco have to wait until September to try Creator. The restaurant is sold-out of tickets for the soft opening.
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Source: Creator

Vardakostas dice que está resolviendo algunos problemas antes de abrir al público. Confía en nosotros: Creator merece la espera

Vardakostas said it's working out some kinks before opening to the public. Trust us: Creator will be worth the wait.
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