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    The American Machine and Foundry Co - AMF - has entered the drive-in restaurant field.?

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    A customer arrives, parks by the automatic menu board, and phones in his order. A girl punches the order out on a console whithin the machine. Once she is sure she has the entire order, she punches a "Go" button. The machine promptly makes the order, preparing the hamburger patties, cooking them putting them on a roll, etc. The entire order is delivered to a man somewhere in the depths of the machine, along with the bill. He puts it on a tray, puts the tray on a coveyor. Agirl collects the tray, and delivers it. The company says it could deliver the order to the customer automatically, but the car hops are nice touch they want to retain.


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    Background: The American Machine and Foundry Co - AMF - has entered the drive-in restaurant field. In case you english types don't know about them, a drive is restaurant works like this: one drives up and parks by a stand which contains a microphone and speaker. You phone your order in, and it is duly made by the staff in the kitchen, then delivered to you in the car via a pretty girl known as a Car Hop. Sometimes the Car Hops take the race . Sometimes the Car Hops who often don't wear too much, and no better than they should be.

    AMF has invented a fully automated drive-in. The first one has been installed in Levittown, Long Island as the Fiesta Drive in.

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