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Same great menu in a kiosk environment thanks to the Perfect Fryer!

22 July 2020

The latest Degani Café opening, is a kiosk located in Westfield Doncaster. “This is one of a few kiosk layouts that Degani currently have, however they are looking at expanding over the next couple of years said James Marshall, National Store Development Manager for Degani. “The kiosk format is one of models that we see real growth potential in. We are looking to open 40 more Degani outlets over the next 12 months alone throughout Australia.”

Meris Food Equipment have supplied some of the equipment for the latest fit-out, which includes a Perfect Fryer. In a kiosk environment there is less infrastructure such as exhaust hoods and reduced kitchen space. The Perfect Fryer was suggested as it enabled Deganis to produce the freshly fried food options on their menu despite the non-typical environment. “Given Degani wanted to include some of their most popular fried menu items, even in this smaller format store, the best solution was the installation of a Perfect Fryer, said Andrew Brick at Meris Food Equipment. We worked with the Degani team through the design process to come up with the best solution to meet their business needs”.

Aside from the small footprint and being completely self-contained, the Perfect Fryer has the added benefit of being automated to produce a consistently high quality product. “We were impressed with the quality of food the fryer produced, right from the trial cooking our chefs did, but additionally, all staff members cooking will now be able to produce those results, said Mr Marshall. That is imperative to us, as our customers expect the same high standard of menu items across all our stores and locations”.

Degani started back in 1999 and have grown the number of venues predominantly in Melbourne but also some in Queensland. Degani sells over 100,000 cups of coffee a week. They continue to work on expansion and have multiple projects for store development. If you have any franchise enquiries for Degani they can be contacted on (07) 3373 1090 or email [email protected]

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Operational costs down, profits up with Perfect Fry...

...Since installing the Perfect Fry, we’re saving $4,500 per week in labour costs by not having the kitchen open for as many hours.Craig Mitchell, Bar Manager - Buckingham Arms Hotel, Adelaide

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Hot Chips are a universal product that appeal to multiple market segments in all seasons. The Perfect Fryer is perfect for the Wendy’s environment as it has a very small footprint and is able to be used in kiosks due to its in-built filtration system.” “We are looking forward to continued growth and development of the Wendy’s brand with an enhanced food offer”Wendies

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...We have expanded the range to offer three Perfect Fryers, two are used for chips and the third for other deep fried product.IGA

Five weeks in we are seeing daily food sales growth and are confident we are going to achieve our sales targets...

...The cooking equipment we selected is all automated for a consistent result every time and is safe and simple to use. It has provided us with the opportunity to introduce a diverse range of new food that is proving popular with our customers.Eddy - BP

Delivering a high standard of menu items across all our stores and locations...

...We were impressed with the quality of food the perfect fry producs, right from the trial cooking our chefs did, additionally, all staff members cooking will now be able to produce those results consistently.Mr Marshall - Degani
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...We use the Perfect Fry instead of a kitchen for the last 15 years. The machines are incredibly easy for any staff member to use, our roster of up to 26 bar staff utilise the machines on a daily basis. I highly recommend the Perfect Fry.Yohan Karunatileke, Venue Manager - The Welcome Stranger Hotel in Melbourne CBD
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