Commercial fryers have been added to the list of popular kitchen equipment for restaurants, industries, and food trucks. It can complete the frying of large quantities of turkey, fish, doughnuts, and other foods in a short period, while only a few amounts of fuel consumption and energy costs are used in commercial kitchens.
If you have searched for commercial deep fryers on shopping websites, you will find that choosing the right deep fat fryer among the many types of commercial fryers is not a simple action.
Therefore, in this fryer selection guide, the Lestov fryer manufacturer will discuss the definition, types, function, and purchase fryer tips to help you determine the commercial fryer you need.
What is a commercial deep fryer?
Commercial fryers are not limited to commercial kitchens such as restaurants, industries, and food trucks. When voltage or space permits, some commercial tabletop fryers are also suitable for home kitchens.
Fully immersing food in high-temperature oil and obtaining crispy food texture in a short time is a high-return investment in kitchen equipment for commercial kitchens that require more orders/long production times.
Few people can completely resist the charm of chicken fry. The popularity of KFC & McDonald’s around the world may be the most direct answer.
Since the appearance of the automatic fryer machine, frying is regarded as a cooking method without complicated technology. If you are ordering kitchen equipment for your restaurant, a fryer can be a good investment.
Before deciding to buy a commercial fryer, you will find that deep fat fryer is not a single type. In the electrical appliance market. There are commercial induction fryers, commercial gas fryers, and commercial air fryers in terms of energy division.
Which fryer machine is the best commercial induction fryer? After understanding the advantages and disadvantages of various fryer machine types, you will get the exact answer.
What is the difference between a Commercial Induction fryer, commercial air fryer & commercial gas fryer?
Commercial gas fryer
The commercial gas fryer uses natural gas or liquid propane to drive the burner below or on the side of the fryer, thereby heating the deep fryer oil with an open flame to reach the boiling point of the fryer machine.
It can reach 400°f (carcinogenic smoke point) within 30 minutes and is used in areas where natural gas is prevalent. In some countries. Due to the potential risk of gas leakage, the commercial gas fryer has been questioned and rejected.
Commercial air fryer
It is difficult for you to see the presence of fat in the commercial air fryer, which will perfectly match the needs of the fat reduction crowd/oilless fryer. If you have ever been to a sauna or used an oven, you will understand how an air fryer works.
A commercial air fryer uses air to form circulating convection of hot air inside the stove to dry the water inside the food to achieve the effect of crispy frying.
A commercial air fryer requires a long cooking process, and the use of internal water loss to heat the food also makes the food less palatable. Just imagine the taste of dehydrated vegetables.
Commercial induction fryer
The commercial induction fryer directly heats the bottom of the deep fryer’s oil tank by induction. It heats the cooking oil with no open flame to reach the boiling point of frying, making it one of the most popular fryer machines in restaurants with an energy efficiency of up to 93%.
The induction fryer is a new type of high-efficiency fryer, which can reach 170 degrees (high-temperature oil) in 20 minutes. When you are facing a large batch of frying orders, you wouldn’t want to wait for the response time of the frying indicator.
That is the waiting time (3-8 minutes) on a gas fryer, while it only takes 1 minute for the oil temperature to recover in an induction fryer.
A high-quality induction fryer will be more expensive than a gas fryer and air fryer. That is an undeniable fact. You can buy gas fryers and air fryers as your restaurant equipment, under the premise of a tight budget.
Perhaps before making the final decision, why are induction fryers more expensive? It is worth discussing together.
It should note that the reason for the high price of induction fryers lies in the high-quality accessories and abundant functions.
Commercial Induction Fryer Parts
Oumenglong’s deep fryer thermostat
How to control deep fryer temperature? You may think that this is a skill that experienced chefs are good at. That is the conclusion. But is it accurate to the set temperature? It is difficult to guarantee even the measurement of the thermometer.
Oumenglong’s deep fryer thermostat can control the induction fryer to reach the set temperature (the precise temperature deviation is ±1 degree) and maintain the best oil temperature. That is not an exaggeration.
Oumenglong’s deep fryer thermostat can automatically sample and adjust the temperature within 250ms, and reduce the temperature recovery time by about 80%. You can see the precise change data on the LED display, without manual adjustment by the chef and thermometer.
Deep fryer filter
When edible oil is fried many times. Some harmful substances such as benzopyrene (dense smoke) and acrolein will be generated & some tiny impurities such as batter/crumbs.
These impurities will reduce the frequency of edible oil use and also mean that your bill will increase. How do remove harmful substances and impurities in the fryer machine? That is not the task that the oil screen (filtering large particles of impurities) can accomplish.
Fortunately, the oil filter (A stainless steel drain valve with a tap) at the bottom of the induction fryer can do an excellent job of purifying and filtering impurities and harmful substances in edible oil.
The same applies to how to drain a commercial deep fryer. The oil filter is responsible for draining the deep fat fryer and can help you clean the induction fryer faster.
Deep fryer basket
Commercial induction fryer provides you with full-size fryer baskets such as deep fryer baskets, double basket deep fryers, single basket deep fryers, etc.
The double deep fryer is controlled by different controls in two isolated areas. You can cook unique foods( 8L ) at the same time without the infection of flavor. When the order slows down, you can even activate only one frying area, and there will be no response in the other area, thereby reducing your consumption.
Not only that, the heat-insulating blue-coated handles configured in the deep fryer basket confirm the thermal protection without the need for you to purchase deep fryer gloves separately.
Commercial fryer cover
The hot oil splashing during frying may be a significant reason why chefs resist using the fryer, and the commercial fryer cover is a protection option to avoid more hot oil burns.
You can use the commercial fryer cover to cover most of the hot oil during frying. At the same time, the steam formed by the moisture of the food in contact with the hot oil will accelerate the maturation of the fried chicken, thereby reducing energy consumption.
Deep fryer coil
The commercial induction fryer chooses a double-layer concave energy-concentrating coil on the line plate (heat-conducting element). It presents the perfect performance of 360-degree non-blind zone heating in terms of heat conduction. It avoids the loss of 40%-50% of the gas fryer (open flame cooking) thermal energy converted into actual cost savings for you.
Stainless steel deep fryer
The commercial deep fryer is made of a durable stainless steel structure that service life of the induction fryer can reach about 3000 hours, and you can use stainless steel deep in an environment with a humidity of 30%-90% and a temperature of -5°-40° fryer.
Eight-speed power adjustment -fryer switch
A commercial induction fryer has an eight-speed power converter that accurately controls different powers for different foods. Such as sauces, French fries/vegetables (easy to cook), and you can choose between 1-3 levels (0-30°Cold and warm oil), fried chicken, fried fish, choose 3-5 gears (85-120°low temperature oil).
Why choose a commercial induction fryer
- Commercial induction fryers can fry foods such as turkey, fish, donuts, French fries, etc. It is a profit-increasing technique that restaurants can easily cope with busy orders.
- The commercial induction fryer fully meets the needs of commercial kitchen equipment. Such as restaurants, food trucks, industry (food factories), etc. It has become one of the most popular cooking equipment due to its advantages of high efficiency and low-cost production of large quantities of food.
- The commercial deep fryer matches the commercial voltage requirement of 180v-400v. Compared with household fryers in terms of accessories and functions, it pays more attention to the actual condition of commercial kitchens for the deep fryer, such as adopting a German advanced signal processor (Infineon IGBT) to improve the accuracy of functions.
- As a manufacturer with 18 years of commercial deep fryer production experience. Lestov has reached in-depth cooperation relationships with more than 50 countries or regions including the United States, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Israel, South Korea, and most of its products have obtained CE certification.
What type of induction fryer?
Commercial deep fryer types are divided into the single-cylinder fryer, double deep fryer, four basket fryer, and other products that support customization by cooking area. In terms of functional configuration, it was divided into Oumenglong deep fryer thermostat and conventional channel models, among which the Omron fryer is the best-selling option.
It is worth mentioning that you can choose a tabletop deep fryer or a floor commercial induction fryer according to the commercial kitchen space. The tabletop fryer is fully adapted to the compact commercial kitchen environment and can show high-quality work service in busywork.
The floor commercial induction fryer shows more professional ability in frying a turkey and pork chops. If you are operating a food truck, a large restaurant, or a mobile kitchen. A floor commercial induction fryer is a good choice.
Commercial Induction Deep Fryers for Sale
If you are planning to include fried food in your restaurant menu options, then it is time to buy a high-return commercial induction fryer for your restaurant.
But how do select a suitable and good-quality commercial deep fryer? Perhaps you can get inspiration from the Lestov hot-selling fryer catalog.
That is a best-selling 8L induction fryer. You can precisely control the temperature, power, and timing settings of the fryer with one button on the LED display. It is a high-quality fryer perfectly suited for home/commercial use.
Omron Double Cylinder (Double Deep Fryer)
Cook 8.7L of food in a separate oil tank at the same time, and get fried chicken without flavor infection after reducing the amount of oil. That is a double tank that is accurate to ±1 degree under the Omron thermostat. Bring you increased profits.
As the same type of single-cylinder countertop deep fryer, the frying capacity of 13.3L can fry more food at one time, the waterproof level can reach IPX4, which is adapted to the high temperature and humid environment of restaurants at 196°-800°C.
A floor-standing commercial induction fryer is the perfect combination of efficiency and volume. You can cook large quantities of orders in the frying capacity of 27L-36L. The design with casters helps you transport to any place, and the time and temperature of the six menus can be preset and stored through programming controls.
Make fried food a high-quality choice for your restaurant’s profit growth. That will be the best advantage a commercial deep fryer can provide you. At the same time, I hope Lestov can give you valuable tips for a commercial fryer.