Category Archives: Fried Food

Battered fried food is delicious and a customer favorite. Which is why it’s a staple in restaurants and foodservice establishments around the world. However, while customers love the crispiness of battered fried foods, operators know freshly battered and breaded dishes can be tricky to cook consistently. After a few batches, the oil can get full...

by Pitco on February 6, 2024 at 2:30PM

Although fried food has always been a staple of American cuisine, not every fried dish is appreciated equally. As with every other menu item, consumer demand can rise and fall for various reasons. Now that the new year is officially underway, it’s time to look at the top 2024 fried food trends we’re seeing. This...
Every year, in the 40 days between Palm Sunday and Easter, Christians observe Lent. This time of observance holds different traditions for different people. One practice that some follow is abstaining from red meat on certain days. This means a lot of fish, especially fried fish, is consumed during the Lenten season.  Fortunately, the Pitco Fryer...
“Would you like fries with that?” This is one of the most common questions in foodservice in the United States. Whether dining out at a full-service restaurant or grabbing a fast bite at a QSR, French fries have become a ubiquitous side for many of our most loved dishes. But how did taking a modest potato, slicing,...
As the end of the year approaches, now is the perfect time for operators to start crafting their perfect New Year’s Eve menu. New Year’s is when many people choose to indulge, so decadent treats (both sweet and savory) are ideal for foodservice establishments. It doesn’t get much more indulgent than fried foods, and with...
If there’s one core component of the modern kitchen, it’s the natural gas stove. For decades, gas stoves have become the default appliance for cooking, heating, and preparing food, essentially becoming the core component of a commercial kitchen. As a result, other types of foodservice equipment have also traditionally relied on gas, but that could...
Deep-fried seafood can be a profitable consideration for many restaurant operators. Long a favorite in places like the Gulf Coast, seafood can delight the tastebuds of diners and the ledger books of operators. While items like popcorn shrimp, fried calamari, and fish and chips are synonymous with fried seafood, operators should consider another menu item....
When it comes to comfort food, fried dishes are about as good as it gets. Whether it’s fried chicken, French fries, or a fried sandwich, customers love sinking their teeth into something greasy, juicy, and delicious. Even as healthier food options grow in popularity, customers are still clamoring for high-quality fried food. So, restaurants have...
When it comes to finding success in the foodservice world, there are often two schools of thought — offer a wide variety of dishes to appeal to a broader audience, or focus the menu on a few items. While both options have pros and cons, operators who focus their menus can often find success more...
Some foods appeal across borders. While the chicken biscuit is traditionally associated with the South, its popularity has crossed state borders into other parts of the United States and even the world. We all know the reason, of course. Great flavors know no boundaries, and given the versatility and flexibility of the chicken biscuit, we...