If you have ever used a pair of mechanical chopsticks, you have used something I invented back in the mid-eighties. They were sold nationwide through Bloomingdale’s Housewares, Spencers Gift Stores and Benihana restaurants.
Inspired by my family’s struggle to replicate Wok Hei at home using American consumer stoves, I started working on the WokMon almost 15 years ago. You can see how some of the evolution in design in the images below. After having spent over $10,000 developing the product, once I had a working prototype, I decided to turn to crowdfunding to bring the WokMon to market.