Meet Monsieur, the Expertly Engineered Bartender

Atlanta, GA

What the Coca-Cola Freestyle machine does for soft drinks, Monsieur does for cocktails.

The brainchild of Barry Givens, ME 08, this Android-driven, robotic bartender was first conceived while Givens and his college friends were watching the NBA Finals at a restaurant in Atlanta several years ago. After placing an order for some cocktails before the game started, they found themselves waiting until halftime before their drinks finally arrived.

“The place was packed, and the bar was slammed with orders,” Givens says. “Being an engineering student, I couldn’t help but think there had to be an easier and faster way to make and serve those drinks.”

Read the full story from the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. 

 

Last revised August 1, 2017