Five Ways to Increase Concession Profits

It’s no secret that concession sales are crucial to a movie theater to survive and remain profitable. Considering that, on average, concessions profits account for 40% of a theater’s profits, it’s imperative to have a solid concessions strategy to ensure long term business success. But unlike happy endings, a concessions sales strategy is not it’s not always easy to come by, and sometimes we need to edit and even consider a reboot to find the right strategy for today’s customer. So today we break down that fourth wall and focus on five solid ways to increase concession profits at your theater.

Celebrating FRYday with Four Fried Food Trends

Fried Food Trends

Fried foods are one of the few menu items you can always count on as being fan favorites. Despite having a bad rep for being unhealthy, fried foods remain an American favorite, and as the manufacturers for AutoFry, we can’t help but to agree! Because they prevail on menus year after year, fried foods have seen a fair share of trends come and go. Today we look at some of the fried food trends for 2016 and dive into ways you can incorporate them into your own menu. Whether you’re AutoFrying or frying in a traditional hooded setup, these fried food trends are sweeping the nation with their golden, crispy goodness!

MultiChef Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Nacho Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Nacho Recipe for MultiChef High Speed Oven

[ WARNING: Extremely corny joke ahead ] What kind of cheese is never yours? . . . Nacho Cheese. And that, my friends, was a horrible segue into this week’s blog which features a delicious nacho recipe, perfect for your MultiChef, high speed oven. Why start with a joke? Because nachos are fun, and so are bad jokes, and now you have some new ammunition the next time your seven-year-old nephew wants to throw some knock-knock jokes your way. So in honor of everyone’s favorite shareable appetizer, let’s dive right in to this delicious nacho recipes featuring two of our rebate partners, Brakebush Chicken and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce.

Nine Tips for Foodservice Equipment Maintenance

Nine Tips for Foodservice Equipment Maintenance

Nothing is worse than having a machine go down in the middle of the dinner rush, which is why foodservice equipment maintenance is so important. Being a ventless kitchen equipment manufacturer, we’ve seen our fair share of horror stories when it comes to machines breaking down at the worst times.We always do our best to assist in machine troubleshooting and repair, but these breakdowns can be costly even if they have a quick fix.

The only way to ensure trouble-free service from your foodservice equipment is to execute a regular maintenance routine. Regular maintenance, which includes cleaning, will keep your equipment in good working order and potentially catch small malfunctions or worn parts before they cause you a much larger, expensive breakdown. Regardless of what type of equipment you’re using, we’ve got nine simple maintenance tips to keep your equipment in good working order!

The Pursuit of Happiness | Independence Day Reflections

The Pursuit of Happiness on Independence Day

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

The declaration of independence is one of the many documents we learn about in grade school. Many students are often required to actually learn it well enough to recite it on their own. While I cannot still recite the entire preamble to the Declaration, there is one line that will never fade from my memory and it’s the statement where we declare that we are all created equal and we have unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It’s the last right that truly strikes me as the most unique characteristic to American values, that we have the right to the pursuit of happiness. What does that mean to you? What brings you joy and how do you pursue that?