Royal Holdings Co., Ltd.
Business tie-up with Royal Holdings and Ory Research Institute Cooperating in the development and operation of next-generation cafes and restaurants where avatar robots play an active role
Creating opportunities for people with disabilities, intractable diseases, and other difficulties to go out to work in the hospitality industry
Royal Holdings Co., Ltd. (Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, President Masataka Abe, hereinafter “Royal HD”) has established Ory Laboratory Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, CEO Director Kentaro Yoshifuji, hereinafter referred to as “Ory Research Institute” and aiming for a true social implementation of “a future in which all people can continue to be connected to society”, on September 1, 2022, those who have difficulty going out due to incurable diseases or severe disabilities We have signed a business alliance agreement to develop and operate
next-generation cafes and restaurants where people can work.In addition, Royal HD will operate the avatar robot cafe DAWN ver. We will support and cooperate with Fukuoka.
*Avatar robot cafe DAWN ver.β (photographed by Nihonbashi, Tokyo, provided by Ory Laboratory)
*Menu using “Royal Deli”
The mission of the Ory Laboratory is to solve human loneliness with relationship technology. We are promoting remote work using ICT (alternate robots), such as the development of Cafe DAWN ver. β. In June 2022, when the “Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver. Decided to adopt part products. Furthermore, from November 12, 2022, the “Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver.β in Fukuoka” will be held in Fukuoka for a limited time. We will operate the “Kokorokan Cafe” inside and provide menus that utilize the “Royal Deli”.
In the future, we will use our know-how to provide cooking and service in a simple kitchen using our restaurant-quality “Royal Deli” frozen food technology. We will provide development and operational support. Through the development of next-generation cafes and restaurants where avatar robots play an active role, the introduction of avatar robots has progressed in various industries. We aim to realize a future where people can continue to connect with society.
* “OriHime” and “Avatar Robot Cafe” are registered trademarks of Ory Laboratory Co., Ltd.
-Providing “Royal Deli” developed by Royal HD as a one-plate set- (One case)
▼Pasta set (with salad, focaccia, soup and drink)
Rigatoni Roman-style carbonara Rigatoni Coarsely ground sausage tomato sauce [Image 6
▼Curry set (with salad, soup and drink)
Butter Chicken Curry/Beef Java Curry
▼Doria gratin set (with salad, focaccia, soup and drink)
Cosmo Doria / Shrimp and Chicken Macaroni Gratin
・Dessert plate (with drink)
“French toast & tiramisu”
Background and content of the business alliance
1. Background of the business alliance
At the Royal Group, we have promoted the acquisition of Universal Manners Test Level 3 courses and qualifications at various levels, from shop managers to executives, and have provided information to barrier-free information sharing apps and coupons to disability handbook apps. We have been working to create a store that anyone can use with peace of mind, and to promote social participation by people with disabilities through eating out experiences.
When Ory Laboratory renews “Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver. We proposed a menu that utilizes home-use frozen meal “Royal Deli”, and curry, soup, etc. were adopted.
In holding a limited-time regional caravan cafe in Fukuoka and Sapporo, the birthplace of our company, we will support the operation of the cafe and provide menus. We will cooperate in the field of “food and hospitality” to achieve the mission of “solving with”.
2. Business alliance details
Royal HD and Ory Research Institute will demonstrate their respective strengths to develop and operate next-generation cafes and
restaurants. We will increase the environment where you can operate and work and provide opportunities for further social participation. We will promote the introduction of avatar robots in various industries, deepen understanding of the possibility of remote work, and aim to realize a future where everyone can continue to be connected to society.
1) Royal HD
Cooking knowledge and technology accumulated over many years, dishes that make use of frozen cooking technology such as “Royal Deli”, a restaurant-quality frozen meal for home use made in our central kitchen, and productivity improvement and work style reform in the restaurant industry. “GATHERING TABLE PANTRY” period: November 2017 January 2022 We will implement and support the opening and operation of cafes and restaurants through quality assurance systems.
2) Ory Laboratory
Through the use of ICT (alter-ego robots) centered on the avatar robot “OriHime” that can share the “presence of being there” while being remotely controlled, and employment support services that utilize avatar robots, nationwide We aim to realize a society where everyone can work and participate in society by developing cafes and
restaurants and transmitting messages.
4. About limited time area caravan cafe
Nishi-Nippon City Bank Kokorokan will operate the Fukuoka venue, which will be the first of the avatar robot cafe “Limited Time Region Caravan Cafe” announced by Ory Research Institute on October 13, 2022 in Fukuoka City and Sapporo City.・ Royal Contract Service Co., Ltd., which operates the “Kokorokan Cafe” in the Kokoro Garden, will be in charge.
[Overview of Limited Time Area Caravan Cafe (Fukuoka)]
Store name: Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver.β in Fukuoka (Dawn Version Beta in Fukuoka)
Scheduled from Saturday, November 12, 2022 to Sunday, November 27, 2022 Business hours 9:00～～17:00
Experience fee 2,000 yen including tax (75 minute replacement system, meal and one drink included)
Reservation method Advanced reservations are accepted on the official website of the avatar robot cafe DAWN ver.β in Fukuoka. We will accept phone calls on the day only if there are seats available.
Official site https://dawn2021.orylab.com/fukuoka/
5. About the avatar robot cafe DAWN ver.β
“Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver.β”, which Ory Laboratory opened as a permanent experimental store in Nihonbashi, Tokyo in June 2021, is an avatar robot “OriHime” for those who have difficulty going out due to incurable diseases or severe disabilities. It is a cafe that operates and serves customers. “OriHime” pilots (*) take orders, serve food, and chat at each table to welcome customers.
Official site https://dawn2021.orylab.com/
* A pilot is a person who uses OriHime as an alter ego to talk and act remotely. [Image 9
Photo courtesy of Ory Laboratory
About Royal Deli
“Royal Deli” is a frozen meal that the Royal Group has been in full swing since December 2019, allowing you to enjoy the taste of restaurant quality at home. By quick freezing the food made in our own central kitchen, we lock in the deliciousness as it is.
Official site https://royaldeli.jp/
[Overview of Royal HD]
・ Company name: Royal Holdings Co., Ltd. https://www.royal-holdings.co.jp/ ・Established: April 1950
・Location: 3-28-5 Naka, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture ・Representative: Masataka Abe, President and Representative Director ・ Business description: A pure holding company that oversees and manages the management of the group that operates the restaurant business, contract business, hotel business, and food business [Operating company overview]
1. Contract business (responsible for operation of avatar robot cafe DAWN ver.β in Fukuoka)
・Company name: Royal Contract Service Co., Ltd.
・Established: July 2005
・ Location: 1-34-6 Sakurashinmachi, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
・Representative: Norihisa Sasaki, President and Representative Director ・Business description: Operation of restaurants and shops in expressways, airport facilities, company facilities, medical facilities, etc.
2. Food business (royal deli, in charge of product development) ・ Company name: Royal Co., Ltd. https://royal-factory.co.jp/ ・Established: July 2005
・Location: 3-28-5 Naka, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture ・Representative: Kentetsu Ariyoshi, President and CEO
・Business description: Restaurant infrastructure functions
(manufacturing purchasing and logistics operation), “Royal Deli”, production and sales of commercial meals
[About Ory Laboratory] With the mission of “solving human loneliness with relationship tech”, robots centered on “OriHime”, an alter-ego robot that can share the “presence of being there” while being remotely controlled. and provide the employment support service “AVATAR GUILD” that utilizes avatar robots.
・ Company name: Ory Laboratory Co., Ltd. https://orylab.com/ ・Established: July 2005
・ Location: Nihonbashi LS Building 3 5F, 3-8-3 Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo ・Representative: Kentaro Yoshifuji, President and Representative Director ・Business description: Research and development, manufacturing and sales of communication technology
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