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15 Tips on How to Fry a Thanksgiving Turkey Safely

Thanksgiving is a special time of the year. It’s a time for family and annual holiday traditions, including some seasonal favorites. It’s also a time when the family may want to help with the food preparation so fire and burn safety is important. With the juiciness of deep frying a turkey, the crispiness of the […]

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6 Ways to Boost Restaurant Employee Morale

Trying to retain employees is becoming more and more difficult for restaurant operators. According to the National Restaurant Association, “restaurant employees at the end of 2021 were down 1 million from pre-pandemic levels.” But while industry-wide employee turnover rates have made staffing challenging for the food service industry, the solution might be hiding in something […]

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Filta Helps During Hurricane Ian Clean Up

This past summer, we shared how some of our Franchise Owners across the country help out in their community, living out the Filta motto of “Do the Right Thing.” Today, we want to keep the good vibes rolling and tell you about Gene Monteith, another owner who recently channeled his super power of community give […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Be Filtering Your Cooking Oil

If you’re not filtering the fryer oil in your commercial kitchen, you should be. Why? Because you’re flushing money right down the drain when you discard of it before it has reached the end of its useful life. Since the pandemic began, the price of vegetable oil has more than doubled. Add in the supply […]

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Amusement Parks Coast to Coast Go Green with Filta

When Filta launched its Franchise system in the U.S. in 2002, large commercial kitchens inside stadiums, universities, restaurants, and corporate employee cafeterias were the standard client base, but just recently amusement parks have been high on Filta’s radar with several notable successes. Recently InPark Magazine published a feature profiling how Filta is saving money, time […]

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It’s a Dirty Job…and Filta Wants to Do it

It’s a Dirty Job…and Filta Wants to Do it

Helping commercial kitchens fry faster, greener, safer and cleaner Source: InPark Magazine Corn dogs. Churros. And French fries, of course! Fried food is a delicious part of a visit to any theme park. Cooking all that food requires oil and fryers. The used oil has to be removed and the fryers have to be cleaned […]

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Coming Home to the U.S. Open

One of our Franchise Owners, Keri Gardner, who runs the Long Island territory with her husband and business partner Joe Andrean, was profiled earlier this week in Newsday. She’s not only a successful, new Filta owner who won our “Hot Start” award at this spring’s conference FiltaCon2022, she has a long history with tennis and […]

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What is Fryer Management?

Deep fryers are a crucial piece of equipment in every commercial kitchen but they’re also messy, unpleasant, and dangerous to maintain. Each year the food service industry experiences about 12,000 burns, according to the Burn Foundation. Cooks, food handlers, kitchen workers, and wait staff are all listed among the top 50 occupations at risk for […]

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How One Company is Making Cooking Oil More Sustainable

This article was originally published on Restaurant Business on August 2, 2022. Written by Reyna Estrada. Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions is giving cooking oil a second life. The fryer management company removes cooking oil from kitchens once no longer usable and recycles it into biodiesel, a service it calls FiltaBio. “Our entire goal is to make cooking […]

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5 Deep Frying Tips from Filta

Nothing is much more satisfying than perfectly prepared, crispy fried chicken or French fries that are crunchy outside but soft inside. Or how about a deep-fried cheese stick that stretches out into a hot, gooey thread? Nirvana. But it’s not always easy to produce consistent, deep-fried deliciousness in the kitchen. Here are 5 tips to […]

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