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Grocery Stores

Grocery and Convenience Store food systems

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.

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Our employees love Restaurant Technologies. They appreciate the safety of the system and the cleanliness that the system delivers.
Greg Winans
VP, Operations, US Restaurants
Minimizing the space required for storage and reducing the amount of time spent manually filling, filtering and disposing of frying oil tremendously helps our operation be more efficient.
Haley Bitterman
Corporate Executive Chef, Ralph Brennan 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
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 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
We’ve been using the Restaurant Technologies system for the last 5 years. We currently have it installed in all 172 of our restaurants. It’s one of the best systems I’ve ever seen for managing oil. There’s so many wins to this system.
Matt Hansen
Chief Operating Officer, KBP Foods

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Summary
Total Cooking Oil Management and Solutions for Grocery and Convenience Stores
Service Type
Total Cooking Oil Management and Solutions for Grocery and Convenience Stores
Provider Name
Restaurant Technologies,
Area
United States
Description
For Grocery and Retail food 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.