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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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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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Top 5 Food Safety Tips for Commercial Kitchens

Serving delicious food and providing excellent customer service are, with no doubt, essential to running a successful kitchen. However, without enforcing strict food safety rules, they can become worthless. Everyone who works in a commercial kitchen has the large responsibility of ensuring food safety by steadfastly adhering to tried and true methods of keeping preparation, […]

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“Do the Right Thing” – the Filta Motto

At Filta headquarters in Orlando, there’s a sign that says: “Do the Right Thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” It’s a Mark Twain quote and that “Do the Right Thing” saying runs deep throughout the office and ripples out nationwide to our Franchisees. This motto embodies the integrity and importance of […]

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