Taco Bell just lately opened a brand new restaurant in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota that includes a 4 drive-thru lanes with a second-story kitchen above them. It makes use of a “propriety vertical raise” (i.e. a dumbwaiter) to maneuver meals from the kitchen on to the purchasers beneath.
The restaurant opened on June 7, 2022 and so they’re calling the brand new, future-oriented design, “Taco Bell Defy.”
One of many drive-thru lanes is devoted to conventional drive-thru visitors (i.e. you order on the menu board and pay and pick-up on the window), whereas the opposite three lanes are for pre-order and supply pick-ups.
For the “pickup” lanes, you seize your meals instantly out of the dumbwaiter:
Along with the 4 lanes, the brand new Taco Bell restaurant additionally has an indoor walk-up counter in addition to self-serve ordering kiosks. There isn’t any seating out there inside nonetheless.
In keeping with Taco Bell, “Taco Bell Defy boasts many options that might present up in future Taco Bell eating places within the US.”
Picture through Taco Bell.