Just a few months into the job, Rocky the robot barista’s high-tech skills have made him the talk of Melbourne’s coffee scene.
Once Alike is a café in the heart of the inner-city’s caffeine district, Collingwood. Rocky has been making coffee here every morning since last December. He is a prototype model for larger ambitions – to install robot baristas across Melbourne and possibly other cities soon.
Jenina Ibañez speaks with Liam Wilkie, head of operations at Once Alike about his performance.