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The Restaurant Technologies' case studies below touch on a range of important topics in the restaurant industry including Back of House Restaurant trends, Oil Management best practices, restaurant owner-focused infographics and more.

       

Rutters Case Study

Rutter's Farm Stores: Less work at the fryer, more face time with the convenience store guests.

As with many convenience stores, Rutter’s Farm Stores have been placing a significant focus on quick dining options for people on the go. As their kitchens grow and continue to cook up more tasty options, Rutter’s employees achieve...

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Learn how Krispy Krunchy Chicken's hot growth is fueled by total oil management

“As convenience-store operators look for new profit centers, they are discovering that prepared food is where it’s at,” says Dan Shapiro, executive vice president at Krispy Krunchy. …

Shake Shack Whitepaper - Overview and Review

See how Shake Shack uses consistency to deliver performance

“Working in the restaurant industry, where we are managing high volumes of food with many moving parts and pieces, it is a relief to me to have at least one thing that manages itself,” Janofsky said.“The Restaurant Technologies oil…

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“I made a decision to partner with Restaurant Technologies for several key reasons including Safety, Cleanliness and Simplification. This program has been very helpful to our team and has made the life of our restaurant general managers much easier. Retaining quality people is key for us and this program makes the employees happy. We have seen at least a 20 minute reduction in time spent handling oil by replacing a very manual process with an automated system. This allows us to reallocate resources to more customer facing tasks. This has been a great benefit to the Kedis team”
Clinton Lewis
Senior VP Operations- Kedis Enterprises – AKFCF Northeast Regional President
Our employees work with hot oil every day to prepare the KFC chicken our customers have come to love. We can’t afford to overuse or misuse shortening because it affects our dollars spent, kitchen safety and food flavors.
Kevin Schlutz
President Central Iowa KFC Inc.
High quality food is something we just won’t sacrifice. The Restaurant Technologies monitoring system takes the guesswork out of oil management and filtration processes, improving consistency and employee accountability which positively impacts our food quality.
Tony De Salvo
Franchisee, Bar Louie
The proof was in the data – the statistics from TOM made us create good habits. And now that we’ve created them, the entirety of managing frying oil – from buying and storing to filtering and cleaning – is very easy to manage.
Haley Bitterman
Corporate Executive Chef, Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
I recommend the system to my fellow franchisees. I do think it improves the quality of your product and it does give you the ability to hold your managers accountable and I highly recommend it based on my experience.
Brian Vaughn
Franchisee, Burger King
We just had a workman’s compensation review and it’s surprising how much difference an automated system can make. We want employees to feel safe at work, and this is an easy way we can make it safer.
Tony De Salvo
Franchisee, Bar Louie

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How Bar Louie reduced workers comp claims due to slips and falls by 50%

“We just had a workman’s compensation review and it’s surprising how much difference an automated system can make,” said De Salvo. “We want employees to feel safe at work, and this is an easy way …

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Crew Ensures First-Class Safety on the Queen Mary Hotel

The Queen Mary is a one-of-a-kind ship known for its history, luxury and world-class restaurants. Docked in Long Beach, Calif., the ship is a popular destination and event venue with unique stateroom accommodations. Running the operation should be smooth sailing; but not long ago, if guests had looked beyond ...

Curtis Hotel

Sustainability, Safety and Food Quality Are Tops at The Curtis Hotel

In an active state like Colorado, the environment is always top of mind; and for businesses like The Curtis, sustainability is definitely a priority. The DoubleTree by Hilton boutique hotel located in downtown Denver recently paired a total oil management solution from Restaurant Technologies with its in-house...

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JW Marriott Property Celebrates Big Improvements in Property Operations & Cost Savings

JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, an award-winning hospitality brand and hotel, wanted to improve their kitchen operations relative to how they manage fryer oil. The JW Marriott Steward team used pots to drain fryer oil at night and then let it cool until morning, at which point, they shuttled the oil down long hallways...

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Automated Cooking Oil Management Improves Property Operations & Safety at Empire Casino

Empire Casino in Yonkers, NY, has everything you could want in a gaming environment. With nine bars, four restaurants, a food court and an employee cafeteria, the need for efficiency across their kitchen operations is critical. But one aspect of their kitchen operations was far from efficient and Empire Casino knew they needed to make...

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Applebees Makes Fried Foods Tastier, Employees Safer

Restaurant oil management isn’t something the average consumer thinks about every day, but oil is a critical component in every foodservice business, so it’s top of mind for most restaurant managers. When Apple American Group LLC, the largest Applebee’s franchisee with approximately 337 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurants, was looking to improve its oil...

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We’re saving time because we don’t have to drag shuttles around. But cleanliness has also improved; our floors stay cleaner and safer, the back dock is cleaner without the grease bin, and the equipment itself is cleaner.
Jeff Lingel
Area Manager, Apple American Group
Managing oil effectively is vital in our business because it affects cleanliness, employee safety, and operational efficiency. We can’t afford to misuse shortening because it affects the flavor, quality and consistency of our products.
Kevin Schlutz
President Central Iowa KFC Inc.
The results we saw from Restaurant Technologies exceeded our expectations. Thanks to them, we’ve gained optimal control over the cooking-oil handling process, benefiting our bottom line, our customers and our employees.
Jim Hannan
VP Operations, TEAM Schostak
Employees love not being exposed to hot oil during the filling, cleaning and disposal process.
Eric Oppenheim
Chief Operating Officer, Republic Foods
Restaurant Technologies has definitely contributed to our success in helping us maintain a return on investment on the equipment and on the monitoring, and they’re part of the extended team.
David Ostrowe
President, O&M Restaurant Group
Going green is very important. Like Restaurant Technologies, being green falls within our four ‘screens’ – environmental, sustainable, functional and financial.
John De Carrier
Owner/Operator, McDonald's

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Wendys: Best Practices for Shortening Management Using Filtration Monitoring

In restaurant management, understanding and managing operational costs is a key concern for managers. There is no question that the fry station has become more complex and is a critical component for operational efficiency and delivering on total customer satisfaction...

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Wild Wing Cafe Ditches Grease Caddies and Switches to Modern Oil Management

When Wild Wing Cafe opened its first restaurant two decades ago, the company adopted the same oil management system that’s been around since Buffalo sauce first met the wing. That system, however, was messy and cumbersome...

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Automated Cooking Oil Management Improves Hyatt's Property Operations

Hyatt Corporation (Hyatt), a leading hospitality brand, wanted to improve their kitchen operations relative to how they manage fryer oil. Their process of manually handling all aspects of fryer oil, from distribution to inventory...

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Improving Upon Southern Home Cooking with Oil Management System

If you’ve ever been to the southern United States, you know that fried food is a local favorite. In the Columbia, S.C., area, Lizard’s Thicket is known as the place to go to experience authentic down home cooking. A hometown institution, Lizard’s Thicket serves food that tastes as southern as its name sounds. Lizard’s Thicket...

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Fast-Food Fave White Castle Improves Quality with Oil Management

Restaurant Technologies implemented a comprehensive oil management plan for White Castle, thus eliminating the unsafe handling and filtering of hot cooking oil and streamlining the oil management process.