The Last Word: Velvet Taco’s Clay Dover on AI as an R&D Tool

“AI is an unbiased tool that can speed up the R&D process.”

Clay Dover
Velvet Taco
.…on using artificial intelligence as a research and development tool, via Business Insider.

In July, we wrote about Dallas-based Velvet Taco launching a new “Chat GPTaco” as part of its weekly taco feature. Now using AI to help create menu items seems to be catching on nationwide. According to Business Insider, more restaurants—from local spots to big national chains—are taking the AI plunge.

Dover told Business Insider his company’s stunt caused lots of buzz, but the proof was actually in the tasting.

“Our customers rated the Chat GPTaco 4.6 out of 5 on guest surveys,” Dover told Business Insider. “The taco rated No. 2 in guest satisfaction, texture, taste, and reorder possibility. It’s still one of our most popular menu items.”

Business Insider also talked with Greg Tierney, owner of Lewisville’s Motor City Pizza, about how he used AI to help create a recipe for a “Mexican street-corn pizza.”

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