Welcome to Kitchen Brains

Founded in 1969, Kitchen Brains®, continually leads the industry in the design, development, manufacturing and deployment of controls, monitors, sensors and IoT connectivity for foodservice outlets and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that reduce costs, drive productivity and increase guest satisfaction.

Kitchen Brains® brands, including (FAST.)®, Modularm® and QPM, feature a growing number of products that incorporate KBconnect™ IoT/cloud connectivity, and can be found in leading QSRs, casual and fine dining restaurants, convenience and grocery stores, schools, hospitals, stadiums and more globally.

With corporate headquarters and a state-of-the-art factory in Stratford, Connecticut, an Advanced Technology Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and offices in London, Shanghai and Singapore, Kitchen Brains® can meet your needs, whether for an off-the-shelf product, a custom solution or contract manufacturing.

Foodservice Solutions

Kitchen Brains® offers foodservice operators a wide range of products that ensure food quality and consistency, reduce food, labor and training costs, improve employee safety, and increase guest satisfaction scores and repeat visits. Use Kitchen Brains (FAST.)® timers, computers, controllers and upgrade kits in your kitchen to deliver perfectly cooked products every time. Monitor walk-ins and storage areas with Kitchen Brains® Modularm® products to keep food and employees safe 24/7/365. And, increase food availability and freshness, while reducing waste, with QPM Production Decision Automation.

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OEM Solutions

Kitchen Brains® has been trusted by the world’s largest foodservice OEMs for more than 50-years to design, develop and manufacture leading-edge control solutions. With highly experienced, industry focused engineering and testing teams at our Connecticut Headquarters and Florida Tech Center, Kitchen Brains® creates custom, mission-critical controls that leverage today’s (and tomorrow’s) most advanced technologies. Continual investment in Kitchen Brains® Connecticut Manufacturing Facility, including more than $2 million since 2000, ensures that even the most complex controls are built with the highest level of quality. A partnership with Kitchen Brains® ensures that our OEM and contract manufacturing customers enjoy controls they can depend upon, even under the toughest commercial kitchen conditions.

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KBconnect™ leverages Kitchen Brains® advanced technologies to seamlessly connect, optimize and integrate operations for one or more locations, enabling users to effectively monitor and manage their equipment and environment through a range of IoT devices, including controllers, timers and sensors. Appliance and brand agnostic, KBconnect™ delivers alerts and detailed analytics in real-time to store, regional, national and global management via any connected device.

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QPM is now driving QSR profitability in 18 Countries

Kitchen Brains® has installed QPM/Quality Production Manager in its 18th country, with multiple new markets to be added during 2022. This comes in the wake of new product enhancements developed by Kitchen Brains® and through its partnership with Microsoft Azure.

QPM 4.2, with new printer and reporting capabilities, continues to deliver bottom-line success to QSRs by ensuring hot, fresh and available product, while reducing labor, training and food costs. As the only closed-loop production decision automation solution for QSRs, QPM shifts critical production decisions from busy restaurant staff to automated technology driven by predictive analytics and connectivity across the kitchen. Decisions regarding what, when and how much to cook, and when to dispose of product, are generated in real-time in response to store conditions throughout each shift, based on projected product sales and actual orders through the store’s POS.

The Above Store Portal securely provides real-time data via the Microsoft Azure Cloud to managers and executives at the store, franchise, region, country and global levels. Key analytics, including availability, freshness and waste by product, day and time, provide insights into individual units, selected segments or an entire entity that were previously not available. These data enable overall measurement for established KPIs and comparative analysis between stores.

To learn what QPM can do for your business, please email us.