See you at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo!

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It seems these days you can’t go anywhere without finding some form of food available for purchase as part of the experience. From movie theaters to convenience stores, more and more locations are adding prepared foods to their line up and the attractions industry is no different. In less than three weeks we’re headed to the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, FL to show off our convenient and easy to use equipment, perfect for the IAAPA audience. Not sure if you should attend? There’s still time to decide and get ready for one of the most fun trade shows available. Read on to learn more about the show and why you should go too!

Highlights from Foodservice in Convenience Stores

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As we wrap up our last day at NACS, there is one thing we one thing we continue to hear from industry experts and convenience store owners alike: foodservice is no longer optional for cstores. With today’s hyper competitive market it seems foodservice in convenience stores is already a differentiator and huge profit driver for stores already taking advantage of it. And for shops that are not? Experts say it’s time to hop on the foodservice train or be left behind at the station. Additionally, it’s not enough to just plug in a roller grill and call yourself foodservice operational — consumers want fresh food in a convenient way. This means you need a clear strategy for implementing a more thorough and cohesive foodservice plan. Lucky for you, we’ve already tackled this subject a few times this year, so lets recap and highlight some of our favorite resources for adding and succeeding at foodservice in convenience stores.

 

Winterizing your Kitchen | Seasonal Strategies for Long Equipment Life

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The chill is in the air, scarves are being brought out of storage and seasonal shops are prepping to close their doors for the winter months. That’s right, fall is here, which means winter is right around the corner and for many of our customers, this means one thing: time to winterize. Winterizing your kitchen doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking, but it should be done with great care to ensure a successful re-opening come next spring. Today we’ll give you some tips for winterizing your kitchen and equipment, helpful for shops who completely close for the winter, and those who simply scale back their summer offerings.

Welcome to the AutoFry Webstore – A One Stop Shop for all Things AutoFry

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If there is one thing I can say about millennials, that I am positive is true, it’s that we like to shop online. There is huge appeal in shopping from the sofa on my laptop, or even on a long car ride from my phone. Having access to a massive variety of whatever product I’m looking for and being able to shop around on price? It’s a win-win in my millennial mind. But it’s not just millennials, it seems everyone loves to shop online, and who wouldn’t – the convenience of it all is just too perfect to pass up. This is the driving force behind our AutoFry webstore. Sure, you can get parts elsewhere or even with a phone call, but isn’t it nice to just be able to purchase a pack of filters without ever having to leave your seat? The AutoFry webstore carries parts, accessories and cleaners, it really is a convenient one stop shop for all things AutoFry. So today we put the focus on the AutoFry webstore and shine some light on some products you may have never heard of before!