Category Archives: Filtration

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...
Supply chain and labor shortages have created a bottleneck where paper filters of all sorts and sizes are scarce and hard to find. Factories are facing tremendous hardships when it comes to packaging which directly affects the consumer market. The paper goods shortage can be attributed to an increase in demand for paper-based materials that...
Restaurant operators are busy. Between staffing and ordering and maintaining operations, there’s a lot to do as it pertains to the bottom line. Tasks like cleaning schedules and oil maintenance can be, well, sometimes swept under the rug. While priorities are understandably placed on profits, it’s important to know that tasks like oil filtration can...

by Pitco on March 24, 2022 at 8:25PM

Oil filtration is one of the most important processes in any commercial foodservice operations. Because fryers are so prevalent in our cooking, even the slightest mismanagement of oil can result in poor quality and lost profits. Yes, oil filtration is important, but that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult. Let’s take a quick look...

by Pitco on December 20, 2021 at 10:25AM

The current supply chain shortages have been well documented, as well as the subsequent rates of inflation that are driving up prices in all sectors of the economy. Foodservice isn’t immune, as we’ve seen increases in the costs of raw materials, manufacturing, and even the food supply. Whether it’s greater expenses or the decreased supply,...

by Pitco on December 13, 2021 at 10:24AM

We’ve already established that Hanukkah is the greatest holiday for fried foods. From fried potato latkes to the famous sufganiyot jelly-filled donuts, the use of oil as it relates to food is a symbolic nod to the meaning of the holiday, a holiday that celebrates the miraculous use of oil. Though we don’t have any miracles up our sleeves...