Ventless Revolution

Troubleshooting | Adjusting your AutoFry Basket Height

When people are shopping around for new kitchen equipment, one of the most common questions we receive is, “what is involved in maintenance?” And because I’m a practical person I like to relate it to something everyone is familiar with: Owning a ventless fryer like AutoFry is a lot like owning a car. With proper maintenance schedules, regular...

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Frying Practices 101 | The Do's and Don'ts of Frying

Here at MTI, home of the AutoFry ventless fryer, frying is in our blood. We eat, sleep, and breathe fried foods and because of that, we’re pretty well versed in the BEST and WORST frying practices. After over 20 years of ventless frying, we’ve seen or heard it all! The good, the bad, and the ugly! So today we give you our do’s and don’ts for...

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Industry Spotlight: Hotel Foodservice Opportunities and Strengths

Hotel foodservice has come a long way from fancy eats and bland room service. As the world sees more opportunities for foodservice, so does the hotel scene. With more casual dining options, free breakfasts and even local partnerships, hotels are taking a page out of the attraction handbook and making their experience an opportunity to upsell....

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What’s on the Menu? Trends, Forecasts and Great Eats

Every year at this time, Technomic releases their findings on the study of menus across the country. Their goal is to gain insight on trends, eating habits, and market penetration of various menu items. Not only are their findings interesting in terms of understanding what consumers want, but they also shine light on areas where businesses may...

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Expanded Convenience: Exploring Three Big Trends in Cstore Foodservice

In the last 15 years, foodservice has steadily grown from being something cstores should do, to something they MUST do if they want to remain competitive in the market. Cstores across the nation, both big and small, are revamping their layouts, adding equipment, and remarketing themselves as food destinations. But why now? What’s the big...

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Filter Changes for Long Equipment Life

When it comes to making a marketing pitch for the AutoFry, there’s a lot that can be said about our ventless deep fryer. But the one thing that stands out to me most, is the longevity of our equipment. How many pieces of equipment do you know of that have 20+ year lifespans?!

Indeed, AutoFry has been known to outlive businesses in many cases!...

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Industry Spotlight: Increase Cinema Profits with Hot Prepared Foods

Cinemas have long been focused on popcorn, candy and soft drinks to supplement their theatre profits with concession sales. But is popcorn enough to keep a business thriving? Industry giants like AMC Entertainment, Regal Cinemas , and Cinemark Theaters have all made the leap into food service as their new profit strategy to stay alive...

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Industry Spotlight: Using a Deep Fryer to Increase Pizzeria Profits

If there is one thing you can always count on, its America’s continued love for fried foods. As we lean towards healthier habits and food choices, you might think fried foods would have lost their fan base, but quite the opposite is true. Now, more than ever, creative chefs are coming up with new and unusual ways to deep fry just about...

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Four Levels of Cinema Dining and How to Choose the Right One for your Business

Cinema dining is becoming more and more prevelant in theaters across the globe. As customers crave more experiential entertainment options, cinemas have no choice but to expand into the foodservice realm. If you’re not yet thinking about food service, or perhaps you’ve thought about it but aren’t sure where to start, this blog is for you. Today...

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NRA Recap: Generational Foodservice Trends and Predictions

Another year of the National Restaurant Show has come and gone. Did you make it out to Chicago for this year’s NRA show? If you missed it, the good news is that I attended and I’m a copious note taker! So today, let’s talk about one of the biggest reoccurring topics at the show: generational influences on the restaurant industry and foodservice...

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