Advanced Fryer Solutions Wins Sales And Service Awards

CLEVELAND — Advanced Fryer Solutions, a leading provider of safety and recycling solutions for cooking oil for restaurants and major facilities, announced today it has won several major national awards including the highly coveted "White Glove" award for cleanliness from its franchisor, Filta Environmental Kitchen Solutions. The awards were presented at their annual convention, which was held in Orlando recently.

The Cleveland-based company which services restaurants, stadiums, amusement parks and other facilities in Summit, Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Erie and Lorain counties won awards for:

  • Highest Overall Sales 
  • Highest Sales – Fresh Cooking Oil 
  • Highest Sales – Waste Cooking Oil 
  • Highest Per Van Sales all Services 
  • 1.5 Million Dollar Club
  • The White Glove Award for Outstanding Field Inspection

"We are especially proud of the White Glove Award because a big part of our business is cleaning and cleanliness," said Terry Walkerly, president of Advanced Fryer Solutions. "Every year we come back from our conference with quite a few awards."

The company focuses on northeast Ohio and is looking to expand to other areas.

Clients include a long list of elite companies and venues such as Aramark at Quicken Loans Arena home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Delaware North at Progressive Field home of the Cleveland Indians, Aramark at First Energy Stadium home of the Cleveland Browns. Clients also include Bon Appetit at Case Western Reserve University, Barrio Restaurant group and Michael Symon restaurants.

"We help facilities managers and restaurant owners improve their worker safety and reduce their costs of cooking oil," said Walkerly. "We provide a complete turnkey solution for management of fryers and cooking oil."

The company

  • Helps reduce the amount of cooking oil used which saves money for the client
  • Maintains and cleans deep fryers which improves cleanliness and reduces employee accidents
  • Removes waste which saves the client the hassle of disposal
  • Processes the waste and process it for sales into bio diesel fuel market, which helps the environment
  • Protects workers with training and education which improves employee satisfaction

"I think we are successful because we empower our people to execute on our core values of being knowledgeable professionals, who practice open and honest communication, take ownership, continuously improve and get it done. Our clients' then can do what they do best which is provide the best quality product to their customers and protect the environment by recycling cooking oil," said Walkerly. "If you treat clients and the environment with respect, you will build a successful business."

About Advanced Fryer Solutions

Founded in 2007, Advanced Fryer Solutions is the leading provider of cooking oil management solutions for restaurants and facilities in Northeastern Ohio. The company regularly wins awards from its franchisor for sales, service and cleanliness.

The company has 15 employees.

Terry established Advanced Fryer Solutions, LLC with his wife in 2007, after nearly two decades of business leadership and entrepreneurship.

Prior to establishing Advanced Fryer Solutions, Terry worked in the moving and storage business for 24 years. With the purchase of what became Walkerly Moving and Storage, LLC in North Ridgeville in 1999. Terry established his first business, Neatnixx, a professional office cleaning service, in 1988.

Terry was selected as a Young Executives Fellow by the American Moving Association, and served as a member of the Profit Enhancement Group (for CEOs in the moving industry), and The Alternative Board (for CEOs in Northeast Ohio). For the Entrepreneur Organization a global network of entrepreneurs, he serves on the Cleveland Board as the current Membership chair.

Terry currently resides with his wife and five children in Avon Lake, Ohio.

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About the Filta Group

Since 1996, the Filta Group has been providing unparalleled service around the world to restaurants and other food establishments.

Filta's services naturally preserve the environment, by extending the life of cooking oil with the FiltaFry service, recycling waste oil into biodiesel with FiltaBio and reducing energy consumption and food waste with the FiltaCool product.

In an age of climate change, and economic stresses, Filta's services are being recognized at the forefront by the food and hospitality industry. Customers are realizing more than ever before the many benefits to be gained from our services.

The company has 160 franchises in the US and 40 franchises internationally.

Source: Advanced Fryer Solutions