Category Archives: Filtration

When it comes to commercial cooking oil, most foodservice establishments use vegetable-based varieties, such as olive or peanut oil. However, meat-based products are coming back in style, thanks to their versatility and how well they infuse dishes with extra flavor. Beef tallow, in particular, is making a comeback and giving lard a run for its...
On the one hand, a commercial fryer is a great way to make money, as fried foods are always a hit with customers. On the other hand, though, fryer maintenance and cleaning can be a huge hassle — a job that no one wants to do. Unfortunately, because cleaning a commercial fryer can be a...
Commercial kitchens are fast-paced environments. Having access to foodservice equipment with the right features won’t slow things down. But it can have a significant impact in helping operators maximize the potential of staff. Solstice technology from Pitco offers great potential to operators looking to navigate labor shortages and increasing consumer demands. Using the right equipment...
  Commercial kitchens are always looking for ways to reduce their overhead expenses. And one of the easiest ways to do so is to save space in the kitchen. That means upgrading equipment that is easier for staff members to use and can perform multiple functions at once. Because of these goals, modular fryer lineups...

by Pitco on March 11, 2023 at 7:13AM

Due to disrupted supply lines from COVID-19 and global conflict, the cost of commercial cooking oil is on the rise. After several tumultuous years, rising oil prices have foodservice operators scrambling to make ends meet. Fortunately, advances in fryer technology make it easier to filter and preserve high-quality oils to help cut costs. The Current...
The restaurant industry has faced several challenges in recent years, and having a diverse, creative menu can put restaurants in a position to succeed in the current environment. One menu item that has risen in popularity recently is the churro. Churros are a dessert native to Mexico that has become very popular in the United...
Robotics isn’t usually the first thing to come to mind when thinking about the foodservice industry. However, in the last few years, robotics and automation have made their way into restaurants and commercial kitchens, making service delivery more efficient and reducing the stresses put on staffing. As we’ve seen, the pandemic caused extensive labor shortages,...

by Pitco on July 18, 2022 at 8:35PM

Often seen as a staple of American comfort food, tater tots are a much-loved food. Tater tots deliciously offer the best of both worlds with a crispy, deep-fried exterior and a creamy center. However, the tater tot has not always been the wildly popular menu item they are today. Recent food trends have made the...

by Pitco on June 27, 2022 at 6:48AM

When going on vacation, food is an essential part of the experience. Most travelers do their best to get an idea of what’s on the menu where they are staying. However, due to the many challenges brought about by the past few years, many resorts are updating aspects of their foodservice to better meet summer...
Getting ready for back-to-school means shopping at the mall, looking for the latest fashion trends, waiting in line, and taking time for a quick meal. It’s a perfect opportunity for quick service restaurant (QSR) retailers to fill in the meal gaps. Back To School Shopping . . . And Eating It’s no secret almost every...