taco bell of the future

This is what the future of Taco Bell will look like in Canada

Taco Bell is making some pretty big changes to help keep customers safe during the pandemic. 

On Thursday, the fast food chain announced a "Go Mobile" re-vamp to their restaurant design which will allow people to order their food ahead of time in an attempt to keep drive-thru lines shorter. 

This comes as COVID-19 prompts more and more restaurant-goers to use drive-thru lanes, online ordering, and delivery. Taco Bell's second quarter saw an additional 4.8 million cars in their drive-thrus compared to the same time last year.

"With demand for our drive-thru at an all-time high, we know adapting to meet our consumers rapidly changing needs has never been more important," said Taco Bell President, Global COO, Mike Grams in a statement.

"The Taco Bell Go Mobile restaurant concept is not only an evolved physical footprint, but a completely synchronized digital experience centered around streamlining guest access points."

The new design will include two drive-thru lanes, one for picking up orders placed on the mobile app and another for orders not made ahead of time.

Besides that, you'll also be able to find parking spots specifically made for contactless curbside pickup as well as indoor shelves for quickly and easily claiming digital orders. 

These measures will also extend to Taco Bell kitchens which are being upgraded with new technology that tells workers the fastest way to prepare the order and also tells customers the easiest way to pick up the order. Choosing the suggested pickup method means more points on your Taco Bell loyalty card. 

While the new Taco Bell Go Mobile restaurants are still months away, get ready for more of your favourite burritos, nachos, and of course, tacos. 

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