For grocery food-service operators, we know that keeping things friendly and presentable behind the deli counter is a must. With the continuing growth of home meal replacement and the ever-increasing role of hot, prepared food in these “Grocerant” solutions, having a deli operation that functions as efficiently as any commercial restaurant kitchen is critical.
Grocery operation comes with its own challenges: delis tend to be located far from the back dock, sometimes requiring hot waste oil to be transported through the aisles of the store with all the safety concerns that raises. Also deli employees tend be older than a typical restaurant workforce and more vulnerable to back strain and slip and fall injuries.
For these reasons more and more of the largest, most progressive grocery and convenience store operators in the country have switched to Restaurant Technologies' solutions for their oil management. From Wegman's, Tops and Winn-Dixie in the East, Hy-Vee and Lund & Byerly's in the Midwest, to Stater Bros, Raley's and Albertsons in the West, the safety, sustainability and efficiency benefits have been compelling, and the impact on consistent food quality allows them to compete every day with home cooking.