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These robots are filling open jobs at restaurants
01:54 - Source: KTVT
CNN  — 

Restaurants across the country are struggling to find employees, so one establishment in Dallas decided to hire robots to help pick up the slack.

It was a “no-brainer,” said Espartaco Borga, the owner of La Duni since 2001, who told CNN he’s never seen the industry in such a dire situation.

After the Covid-19 pandemic and a major ice storm in the area, the Latin restaurant wondered how it would stay afloat. But little by little, customers started coming back.

“In the dining room, all of a sudden, it gets completely full and our takeout and delivery remain the same. The only part that didn’t come back were the employees,” Borga said.