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Countertop Fryers

Looking for the perfect commercial countertop deep fryer for your restaurant or food-service establishment? Get your commercial grade deep fryer here at Rapids and choose from fryers manufactured by two trusted brands, Star Mfg and Waring.

  1. Waring Countertop Deep Fryer


    12-1/4"W x 16-1/2"D x 11"H, 13 lbs

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  2. Vulcan VEG 30-40 Lb Single Tank Gas Floor Fryer, 2 Baskets - EnergyStar®


    High Efficient Vulcan VEG Gas Fryer 1VEG35M

    This 15" wide single tank gas floor fryer has an oil capacity of between 35-40 lbs. It features a millivolt thermostat control with a hi-limit shut off and built-in flue deflector. Included with the fryer are (2) fry baskets, a tank brush, a clean out rod, a drain extension and nickel plated tube rack. The fry tank and front is stainless steel with galvanized steel sides and back. There are (4) nickel-plated adjustable legs. The unit puts out 70,000 BTUs and is NSF, CSA Star, CSA Flame design certified, and Energy Star-« listed. Cooks 10 lbs. more per hour than a standard economy fryers.

    Fryer Dimensions: 15-1/2"W x 29-3/4"D x 46-5/8"H. Working height is 34-5/8"H.

    Note: Shown with optional casters, sold separately.

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The Commercial Countertop Deep Fryer

A countertop fryer is a must-have for food-service establishments or restaurants that serve a variety of deep-fried foods such as fried chicken, onion rings, french fries, potato chips, croquettes, and even doughnuts (using a specially designed commercial donut fryer).

One main advantage of using a commercial grade deep fryer, aside from helping cook foods quickly and making them crisp, is that it is designed to fry a large batch of foods throughout the day. This is especially useful in fast-food places, fried-chicken restaurants, and doughnut shops.

The modern commercial countertop fryer typically features a basket used to raise the fried food above the oil when cooking is done. A countertop fryer also comes with advanced features that include alarms, timers, devices that automatically raise and lower the basket into the cooking oil, ventilation systems, oil filters that help make the oil reusable, temperature controls, and more.

What to Consider When Looking for a Countertop Fryer

The first important factor you should put into consideration before going out to purchase a commercial countertop fryer is to make sure that you get the right model that will suit the needs of your food-service business. You should also consider the overall size of the fryer model you want to pick up, as you need to allocate much-needed space on your kitchen’s countertop.

Another important thing to consider is whether you want to get an electric countertop fryer or a gas countertop fryer. A countertop electric fryer has a ribbon-type pot, which features ribbon-shaped heating elements that are submerged in the oil. In contrast, a countertop gas fryer utilizes a standard open-pot design where the heating elements are attached to the outside of the vat.

Regardless of your preference, you should make sure that you get the best gas or electric countertop deep fryer available in the market today.

Get the Best Countertop Deep Fryer at Rapids Wholesale

Here at Rapids Wholesale, you can choose from a large selection of commercial grade deep fryer units manufactured by two of the most reputable brands in the market today, Star Mfg and Waring.

Our Waring fryer features a hinged heating element and removable stainless-steel tank for easy cleaning as well as a thirty-minute timer. Get an 8.5-pound Waring professional deep fryer with twin steel wire baskets that has a three-pound food capacity.

On the other hand, you can choose your preferred Star deep fryer, with different capacities (ten pounds, fifteen pounds, and thirty pounds).  You can also choose a Star fryer with single or twin baskets.

Our single Star fryer features a stainless-steel body with front black polycarbonate trim and a ten-pound stainless-steel lift-out kettle as well as a snap-action thermostat that ranges from 200 degrees Fahrenheit to 357 degrees Fahrenheit. On the other hand, our twin Star deep fryer units feature either one with separate kettles or one that has one kettle but two different baskets. Both feature immersion-type tubular heating elements that provide even heat distribution.

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