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Practical Solution to a burning issue

Practical Solution to a burning issue

June 4, 2007 Source: NACUFS Newsletter With Proper Fryer Management, University Kitchens Can be Safer and More Efficient. Serving three meals a day, few kitchens are as busy as those of college cafeterias. Students parade through for breakfast, lunch and dinner almost every day of the week, and for most, fried food is what is […]

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Former beverage distributor opens oil filtering business

Former beverage distributor opens oil filtering business

April 22, 2007 By: Judy Waggoner Source: Postcresent Who: Greg Van Elzen, 31, started FiltaFry of Northeast Wisconsin, a fryer management service, in September. “We clean fryers with a vacuum-based, deep cleaning system,” Van Elzen said. He uses a special microfiltration unit that originally was developed to filter oil for aircraft. Van Elzen worked at […]

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Mobile Unit is a Moneymaker

Mobile Unit is a Moneymaker

January 9, 2007 Source: Small Business Opportunities McDonald’s couldn’t ignore the hundreds of millions of Russians who wanted a cheeseburger instead of a tea biscuit and General Motors couldn’t look past the billions of Chinese who would rather drive a car than ride a bike. So it was only natural for FiltaFry President Victor Clewes […]

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He Gives Cooking Oil A Weekly Bath

He Gives Cooking Oil A Weekly Bath

December 26, 2006 By: Anthony Caputo Source: The Patriot Ledger Filtering cooking oil from fryers may not sound like the most glamorous job, but is can help restaurants save money and cut down on employee injuries. In September, Walter Fonseca became a franchisee with FiltaFry, a British company that specializes in micro-filtration of cooking oil […]

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Plymouth’s Oil Baron

Plymouth’s Oil Baron

December 13, 2006 By: Max Bowen Source: Old Colony Memorial It’s a dirty job, but someone’s chosen to do it. Working with a deep fryer is a dirty job, and Walter Fonseca’s just the man to clean it. In September, Fonseca became owner and operator for Massachusetts’s only FiltaFry, a business that gives the term […]

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Specializing in mobile, onsite maintenance of deep fryers.

Specializing in mobile, onsite maintenance of deep fryers.

December 1, 2006 Source: Foodservice Equipment Reports Someone to Filter for You They’re messy fryer jobs, but someone has to do them: remove, filter and replace oil, clean the machine, change exhaust filters, etc. They’re also jobs that come with significant risk of burns, and a few employees like to do them. Enter FiltaFry, a […]

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It’s a Dirty Job but…

It’s a Dirty Job but…

October 3, 2006 By: Jim Wyss Source: Miami Herald Griddle scraping and garbage hauling aren’t glamorous franchise options, but they are profitable – and growing. Jim Sargent paid good money for his hot and dirty job. As the owner of a FiltaFry franchise, he spends most days scraping out the red-hot innards of deep-fat fryers, […]

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Greasing a New Gig

Greasing a New Gig

October 1, 2006 By: Jenni Mintz Source: Ventura County Star Fryer cleaning franchise helps recycle cooking oil. In a society where fast food is a staple and fries are one of the most popular side dishes, an innovative company has found a way to fatten its bottom line. FiltaFry is a mobile operation that filters […]

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Fried and True

Fried and True

September 1, 2006 Source: Food Service News Fryer Management Program Helps to Trim Costs, Improve Food Quality and Reduce Accidents, Burns. With North America’s propensity for fried foods, deep fryers are key to almost every commercial kitchen, but oftentimes given the least amount of attention. However, an outsourced fryer management program that assumes all fryer […]

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Risk pays off for FiltaFry trio

Risk pays off for FiltaFry trio

May 18, 2006 By: Ryan Schuster Source: The Bakersfield Californian Franchise fills a unique need by cleaning restaurants’ deep fryers, prolonging use of used oil. Roger Coughenour quit a job that paid almost $80,000 a year, put a second mortgage on his house, cashed out his 401(k) retirement account and borrowed money from family members […]

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