Our Mission and Master Plan

Our Mission is to Empower Humans to Do What Humans Do Best by Accelerating the Advent of Intelligent Machines

We are Moving Forward

Food service and food production has the #1 labor shortage in the US according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Food companies are reeling with hiring and retention problems. More and more food companies are thinking of off-shoring parts of their supply chain.

14,343,017
Servings done in production
6
Cities
Chef has robots deployed in 6 cities around US and Canada
300
%
Year-over-Year Growth

Who Are We?

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Backed by the Best

Dr. Vijay Kumar
Dean of Penn Engineering and Roboticist
Vikas Enti
ex Head of Product at Amazon Robotics
Matt Kraning
Founder of Expanse (acq. PANW)
Sal Candido
ex-CTO of Loon at Alphabet
Carl Vause
Founder of Soft Robotics
Slava Rubin
Founder of Indiegogo
Gokul Rajaram
Doordash
Cyrus Massoumi
Founder of Zocdoc
Nicolas De Keijser
Director of Sales at Boston Dynamics
Thomas Nedder
ex-CEO of Neato Robotics
Amar Hanspal
ex-CEO of Auto-Desk and Founder of Bright Machines
Jorge Heraud
Founder of Blue River Robotics
Adrian MacNeil
Founder of Foxglove and Former
Director of Infra at Cruise
Vibhav Altekar
Founder of Saronic
Nick Evans
Founder of Tile
Jeson Patel
CTO of The Coterie
Jim Ostrowski
CTO of Blue River Robotics
Carl Showalter
ex COO of Fetch Robotics

Our Leadership

Chef has a team of senior leaders who have scaled autonomous software and hardware products.

Rajat Bhageria
CEO
Ray Martino
COO
Somudro Gupta
Head of Software
John Unkovic
Head of Hardware

Awards

The american dynamism 50: ai edition
AI companies advancing the national interest.
Announcing the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards

Celebrate innovation and excellence in artificial intelligence with the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards. Recognizing the top performers and game-changers in AI across various sectors, these awards highlight the transformative impact of AI on businesses and society.

The american dynamism 50: ai edition
AI companies advancing the national interest.
Announcing the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards

Celebrate innovation and excellence in artificial intelligence with the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards. Recognizing the top performers and game-changers in AI across various sectors, these awards highlight the transformative impact of AI on businesses and society.

The american dynamism 50: ai edition
AI companies advancing the national interest.
Announcing the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards

Celebrate innovation and excellence in artificial intelligence with the a16z American Dynamism 50: AI Awards. Recognizing the top performers and game-changers in AI across various sectors, these awards highlight the transformative impact of AI on businesses and society.

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