Category Archives: ROV

by Pitco on August 16, 2022 at 11:47PM

When football season is in full swing, sports bars enjoy all the perks of having built-in audiences whenever a game is on. However, when it comes to the biggest game of the year, the best option is to plan ahead with a specific game-day menu. While some locations may decide to serve their regular fare,...
Typically, Mother’s Day gets all the attention from restaurants, and for a good reason. Over 90 million people dine out on that holiday, making it the biggest brunch day of the year. However, while Father’s Day doesn’t bring in quite so many numbers, it’s not a holiday to neglect. Restaurants see a substantial boost on Father’s Day,...

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...
No lines. Engaging activities. Captivating demonstrations. Amazing food. No, this isn’t a trip to a literal amusement park, it’s a visit to Middleby’s Innovation Kitchen near Dallas, Texas. Filled with 150 pieces of active equipment and teamed by a staff of culinary experts, the Middleby Innovation Kitchen, or MIK, will have you thinking about a...
As we’ve seen over the last 18 months, Americans are turning to comfort foods as a source of enjoyment and normalcy. And what says comfort more than fried chicken? Even before the current pandemic, the popularity of chicken was in full force with trends such as Nashville hot and the ever-so-heated fried chicken sandwich wars, as more and more restaurants and...
Whether it’s a classic Wisconsin Friday night fish fry or proper oyster po boy in Louisiana, fresh breaded foods are often some of the most iconic in our country. When it comes to producing these dishes on larger, high-volume scales in restaurants and other types of foodservice operations, they can cause some challenges. Luckily, with...
Pitco is a leader in electric foodservice equipment, dedicated to the fine art of frying since 1918. In fact, Pitco was the first commercial fryer company in the world. Modern Pitco fryers are dedicated to keeping kitchens eco-friendly through innovation and advanced technology. There are many ways Pitco can help your kitchen be more environmentally-friendly, including going ventless and...
Sustainability is an important topic in any industry these days, certainly in foodservice. Creating a more sustainable kitchen environment for your restaurant or foodservice operation can be a challenge, but the reward is well worth the effort. Not only does it save significant amounts of money in the long term, but it’s an important aspect...

by Pitco on January 3, 2020 at 1:51PM

Fried chicken is one of the most popular — and profitable — endeavors in foodservice. Over the last several years, it’s been at the top of several trends lists as a way to help operators improve their bottom lines, but a successful fried chicken program doesn’t exist in a vacuum. It starts with an idea...