Category Archives: Filtration

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...

by Pitco on June 15, 2021 at 9:45AM

The shift is almost over. All the orders have been run, and tickets have stopped coming in. Perhaps a semblance of a staff meal has been served with the remaining pieces of fried chicken coming off the rack fryer. Now it’s time to shut that fryer down. Just about every piece of foodservice equipment requires more than just...
How you choose to maintain your frying oil can have ripple effects across your entire foodservice operation. It can affect your staff, your customers, and your bottom line. For staff, cleaning, maintaining, and changing out frying oil can be time-consuming, messy, and laborious at best. It’s important to create a standardized set of processes that...

by Pitco on March 8, 2021 at 2:31PM

Once you have decided on the fryer model or custom fryer bank you need, it’s time to pick out all of the accessories that will compliment your new fryer suite. The first place to start is baskets. The baskets you will need will depend on two major factors; menu items and production capacity. Using the...

by Pitco on February 23, 2021 at 11:00AM

Did you know that Pitco was the first fryer company to have a fully contained filtration system within a fryer? The patented oil filtration system stands strong as the most effective and efficient way to manage your oil use, but the benefits don’t end there. Oil Management with Commercial Deep Fryers Choosing the right fryer...
There are two basic choices when looking at oil filtration — portable filtration options and build-in filtration in the form of a filter drawer. In order to fully understand those differences, we’re going to take a closer look at the pros and cons behind each option. PORTABLE FILTRATION Let’s start with portable filtration. Without a...