Patent Number: 8,875,620

Title: Automated rack/basket lifting system for deep open vat frying system

Abstract: A racking system for a deep fryer, wherein the deep fryer contains cooking oil, the racking system includes a housing; at least one rack that carries a food product; an actuator operatively associated with the rack to raise and lower the rack within the housing. The system further includes a sensor that detects a property of the cooking oil; and a controller that receives a signal to initiate a cooking cycle based on the property and sends a signal to permit activation of the actuator to raise and lower the rack.

Inventors: Jones; Douglas S. (New Port Richey, FL), Hutson, Jr.; Henry Preston (Bossier City, LA)

Assignee: Frymaster L.L.C.

International Classification: A47J 37/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00