Building Nymble
November 29, 2023

What is a Kitchen Robot?

A kitchen robot is an automated kitchen appliance designed to prepare and cook various dishes without human intervention.

Kaustav Ray

The landscape of culinary technology is undergoing a rapid transformation, ushered in by cutting-edge innovations that simplify kitchen tasks and enhance overall efficiency. What may have seemed unimaginable just a few years ago is now a reality, particularly within commercial kitchens. Kitchen robots have emerged as adept managers of repetitive tasks, handling activities such as stirring pasta, flipping burgers, or assembling pizzas with precision.

What is a KitchenRobot?

In recent years, kitchen robots have surpassed initial expectations, transitioning from their origins in restaurants to becoming integral parts of home kitchens. This evolution is driven by relentless experimentation in this space, not only boosting the speed of food preparation but also enabling a personalized approach to meals.

A kitchen robot is a smart and automated kitchen appliance meticulously designed to streamline food preparation and cooking tasks. Capable of executing a spectrum of activities such as stirring, grilling, boiling, frying, sautéing, and baking, these robots are transforming kitchens with their precision and efficiency.

Nymble's Kitchen Robot

Equipped with sensors, optical cameras, and advanced AI, kitchen robots ensure precision and consistency. They replicate the actions of skilled chefs with near-perfect accuracy, serving a dual purpose in both commercial kitchens and households. In professional settings, they enhance efficiency by managing routine tasks, ensuring seamless operations and timely service. At home, they offer unparalleled convenience by tackling labor-intensive cooking chores, affording individuals more leisure time. With their adaptability and versatility, kitchen robots are poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of cooking.

What are the key features of a kitchen robot?

Automated cooking, in our definition, means minimizing your interaction with the cooking process. This doesn't involve overwhelming you with a multitude of 'smart' and complex modes. Whether you're a novice or an experienced cook, we believe that a kitchen robot should first and foremost provide a streamlined and a truly 'hands-free' cooking experience.

A kitchen robot should automate the entire cooking process

When you cook a recipe by hand, it often involves using different cooking methods, keeping a close eye on things, adding ingredients and spices at the right moments, and tasting along the way to get it just right. This demands considerable vigilance and patience, and particularly for those new to cooking, there may be a few missteps along the way. 

A kitchen robot entirely does away with this grind by automating the entire cooking process. Armed with a wealth of data, it can precisely determine the perfect level of cooking for each ingredient, tailored to the specific recipe. Camera vision technology confirms that a particular ingredient has reached its ideal state, as it seamlessly signals the next ingredient to join the pan. This intuitive progression mirrors the natural flow of a human cook, ensuring that the recipe unfolds flawlessly.

Gives you the freedom to customize recipes as per your taste preferences

While many smart cooking appliances excel at handling the time-consuming and precise aspects of cooking, it's also essential to accomodate for the diverse range of individual preferences — from taste and ingredient choices to dietary needs. What distinguishes a highly intelligent and equipped kitchen robot is its ability to craft personalized recipes based entirely on given instructions. This might involve swapping out ingredients while still ensuring the desired taste, or adjusting levels of salt, spice, and oil for every dish. The key takeaway here is that it allows you to exercise maximum control over your food without the need for constant intervention or monitoring at various stages.

User-made recipes on Nymble

You can schedule your meals ahead of time

A kitchen robot offers the convenience of scheduling your meals in advance. Once you've input all the details, rather than preparing the recipe immediately, you can instruct the robot to start cooking at a specific time. This feature proves incredibly beneficial. Imagine the time saved when you can have your meals ready precisely when you return home from work, finish a workout, or complete any other task. Not only does this guarantee you consistently enjoy fresh, piping hot food, but it also simplifies meal management to the highest degree.

A companion app to take care of your daily meal planning

A kitchen robot typically comes with its own companion app. Much like how you seamlessly manage various devices today – from TVs and thermostats to ovens – via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity, a kitchen robot operates the same way. This app empowers you to sift through an array of recipes, sorted by cuisines, cook times, and ingredients. Additionally, it allows access to signature dishes from renowned chefs or custom-made recipes curated by users. Furthermore, you can efficiently plan your meals day by day and monitor the progress of your chosen recipe from your phone at any time.

Recipe Monitoring feature on Nymble

Where and how can one purchase a kitchen robot?

Kitchen robots today come in various modes and options. You've got smart cookers like the Instant Pot and similar devices, which, while not entirely hands-off, still offer a convenient cooking experience. These are readily available for purchase across different online marketplaces. On the other end, there are smart ovens designed specifically for baking and cooking dishes that involve a assorted set of ingredients.

But let's talk about Nymble's kitchen robot as an alternative. What sets it apart? Well, unlike others on the market, Nymble's robot doesn't just automate the cooking process; it replicates the nuanced actions of a human chef. It handles stirring, sautéing, and dispensing ingredients at precisely the right moments, all while gauging consistency at regular intervals. Through this process, it ensures meals that embody the essence of a fresh, home-cooked dish.

The first batch of Nymble's kitchen robot is currently sold out. Sign up now to secure your spot on the waitlist and enjoy priority access when the next batch becomes available.

How Nymble's Kitchen Robot streamlines everyday meal planning

Nymble, an end-to-end kitchen robot, is designed to streamline, or more precisely, completely automate the home cooking experience. Unlike other complex "smart" appliances, it doesn't burden you with multiple modes and choices. Instead, Nymble focuses on what everyone truly wants – to cook for you autonomously.

With an extensive collection of recipes to choose from, all you have to do is select your preferred recipe, input the ingredients, insert the spice pods, and tap to start cooking. There is virtually no additional instruction required from the user because Nymble has the expertise to prepare a recipe precisely as intended. Unlike other smart cooking appliances where you have to still manage the recipe to some extent, with Nymble, the roles are reversed. Nymble cooks, while you do you.

Watch how Nymble cooks in our guided virtual demonstration:

Nymble also comes with its companion app, which helps you manage your meal planning. You can easily set up your eating schedule for the month, week, or even last minute. The app includes a simple recipe platform where you can explore meals by diet, cuisine, or ingredients. With the app, you can pre-schedule meals and track recipe progress from anywhere. Cooking won't interfere with your life; you're free to relax, hit the gym, spend time with family, work, or study. Whether you plan ahead or decide on the spot based on what's in your pantry, Nymble functions as your personal robot chef, ensuring that meals for the day are taken care of. It offers the flexibility busy professionals and families need for their hectic schedules.

How does Nymble automate cooking?

Nymble's culinary capabilities are rooted in the application of Computer Vision technology. This innovative approach essentially translates traditional cooking instincts into a machine-readable format. Drawing from extensive datasets, Nymble emulates the intuitive decision-making of an experienced chef. Through Computer Vision, it systematically tracks real-time changes in key attributes like color, size, and texture of ingredients throughout various cooking stages such as frying, softening, achieving consistency, and size reduction. This technology enhances precision and adaptability in the culinary process, providing a pragmatic integration of modern technology into the art of cooking.

Learn more about the technology behind Nymble.

Is Nymble suited for all diets and food preferences?

Nymble caters to all diets with versatility, customizing meals for specific tastes, dietary plans, and restrictions. What sets Nymble apart is its independent learning—operating without any dish-specific restrictions, all the while refining its cooking methods to meet individual user needs. Embracing the Kaizen philosophy, the Nymble app actively seeks feedback after each meal, fostering a continuous improvement loop. From vegetarian and vegan to paleo and keto, Nymble evolves to constantly meet diverse dietary preferences.

How diverse is Nymble's menu?

Nymble seamlessly prepares an extensive array of global cuisines with its vast recipe collection. From the rich flavors such as Bengal's Macher Kalia to the heartwarming Gujarati Kadhi, Nymble introduces regional Indian specialties to your dining experience. Also, explore on a culinary journey beyond borders with international favorites like French Ratatouille, Italian pasta, Asian favorites such as Pad Thai and Teriyaki Chicken, and discover the flavors of the Americas through dishes like Fajitas and Caribbean Fried Rice.

Download our full recipe list.

Do any professional Chefs recommend Nymble's kitchen robot?

MasterChefs, like Dorian Hunter, Kishwar Chowdhury, and Jenn Lee, endorse Nymble, praising its taste and practicality. Kishwar Chowdhury notes that Nymble surpasses a mere one-pot solution, accurately replicating the nuanced process of human cooking by intelligently incorporating ingredients at different stages and regulating temperature autonomously. Dorian Hunter, the winner of MasterChef season 10, dubs Nymble an absolute phenomenon. Applauding its user-friendly design, Dorian highlights how it empowers even those lacking advanced culinary skills, to effortlessly customize meals to individual preferences.

According to Dorian, Nymble transcends the simplicity of a microwave, providing a convenient yet authentic cooking experience. In essence, Nymble's impact extends beyond expert kitchens, simplifying the cooking experience for all. Its customizable features allow households to tailor recipes, ensuring a personal touch that resonates with both seasoned chefs and novice cooks alike.

Learn more about our MasterChef collaborations:

Nymble X Kishwar Chowdhury

Nymble X Dorian Hunter

Nymble X Jenn Lee

Nymble X Keyma Vasquez

What do our users have to say about Nymble?

A select batch of early adopters have been testing out the various versions of Nymble from day 1. Reflecting on their journey, we recognize the pivotal role they've played in our growth and continuous improvements as we approach our market debut. In our quest to address their daily meal-planning challenges, we immersed ourselves in the fabric of their lives, meticulously observing every waking hour and minute detail related to cooking and meal sourcing. This deep dive enabled us to create not just another run-of-the-mill (kitchen) appliance but THE product poised to alleviate their daily cooking struggles and enhance their lives.

Here are some insights that we have gathered from users' journey with Nymble:

  • Nymble has a 4.7/5 average recipe rating; If Nymble was a restaurant, we’d be one of the highest-rated on Doordash!
  • Nymble has saved 2500 hours in the kitchen so far.
  • 3000+ meals have been cooked this year.
  • 500+ recipes have been tried and tasted across global cuisines.

But enough about us talking about it; learn more from our users' stories in their own words by clicking the links below:

User Interviews - Video Series

User Stories - Blog


Kitchen robots, like Nymble, bring a touch of innovation to the kitchen. Beyond automation, they replicate human-like cooking actions, streamlining meal planning and accommodating various diets. Join the waitlist now to secure your spot for the next batch of deliveries.