Chris Gigley

Marketing Manager

Grease Traps and Rotisserie Ovens

Among the many pandemic-driven culinary trends over the past two years is a reminder that rotisserie chicken remains a popular comfort foodMany grocery store chains enjoyed strong and steady rotisserie chicken sales amid the ups and downs of the past 24 months, as have a number of restaurants that serve it. Investing in a rotisserie oven can be good for business, but beware. They dump a lot of grease into your plumbing system. Here’s how to prepare for it. 

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Acing the Tests: Why Meeting A Pair of Grease Interceptor Standards Proves the Superiority of Trapzilla. 

North American and European grease interceptor standards give you peace of mind that the model you choose will do the job long-term, without risking damage to your community’s wastewater system and your bottom line. While Trapzilla units passed both tests with flying colors, not every grease interceptor does or is even is subjected to these tests in the first place. Here, we outline what these tests entail.

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Factors To Consider When Replacing A Grease Trap

Factors To Consider When Replacing A Grease Trap

Replacing a grease trap is a real opportunity for you and your business to save money and avoid plumbing problems better than you had before. Most grease traps last at least a decade. By the time you need a replacement, the technology has advanced and can help your business manage grease on a whole new level. To make your shopping experience easier, we've detailed several factors to consider when reviewing your options. 

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How to Calculate the Total Cost of Ownership of a Grease Trap

Lifetime Cost of Grease Traps

Shopping for a new grease trap? Prices aren't what they seem. Over the life of a grease trap, what you paid upfront will become a small percentage of the total cost of ownership. To get the best value for your business over the long term, think holistically. The true lifetime cost includes three categories. We outline them here to help you make the best buying decision. 

 

 

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How to Size a Grease Trap for a Commercial Kitchen

Correctly estimating the size of a grease trap for your project is crucial to avoid overflows, backups, and unnecessary costs. It's not easy, however. Sizing methods many plumbing codes use tend to overestimate peak flow, dictating more capacity than really needed. Those codes are based on the assumption that all fixtures in a kitchen will simultaneously experience peak flow. 

The reality is much different: 

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It’s About Survival: How One of Asheboro’s Most Popular Gathering Places Is Handling the Pandemic

Since the pandemic began, Four Saints Brewing Company has been one of the most visible small businesses in our home base of Asheboro, NC. It has hosted virtual concerts, partnered with a food truck, and stepped up its social media presence to soften the blows it’s taken from state-mandated restrictions and shutdowns. 

 

Along the way, owner and CEO Joel McClosky has discovered his taproom’s unofficial status as the town’s “third place” has been both a blessing and a curse in the COVID era. 

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Guide for Ice Cream Parlors, Sweet Shops, Coffee Houses and Bakeries

We've received calls from operators of bakeries, ice cream parlors, sweet shops and coffee houses wondering why their Big Dipper automatic grease traps aren't collecting much grease. It's an easy answer. Your food operations don't produce much, if any, grease.

There are other more important things to be aware of, however. That's why we created this handy guide to help your Big Dipper work hard for your business. 

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