Cooking Oil Filtration

Cooking or frying oil is a vital part of any restaurant or commercial kitchen. After all, you can’t have good fried food unless you have good frying oil. Replacing the oil in all your fryers to keep it fresh is expensive and can be a major contributor to your kitchen costs. Proper care and filtration of your cooking oil can extend its life and protect food flavors. Refined vegetable oils are naturally very heat tolerant. Many vegetable oils can withstand temperatures of 450 degrees without any adverse effect. Why then you might ask, does the oil turn dark and start to impart taste to fried foods after only a day or two of use. The answer lies in the food that is fried, not in the oil itself.

Oil Management System

Carrying hot, smelly, waste cooking oil from the fryer to the collection bin must be one of the worst jobs in all of the restaurant industry. It’s heavy, easy to spill, and did I mention hot! Employees routinely report spills, burns, and slips/falls from performing this task. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could eliminate this job, and instead, accomplish the same thing with the push of a button? BCOS can make this a reality in your restaurant or commercial kitchen. Our oil management system allows you to “add, filter, and dispose of cooking oil with the touch of a button”. Our oil management system consists of food grade tanks, specialized oil transfer pumps, food grade hoses and piping, and stainless steel hot oil filtration carts. This equipment is installed in your restaurant with no upfront costs to you.

Waste Cooking Oil

Waste cooking oil can be one of the hardest things for restaurant operators to deal with. Initially it’s hot and slippery – a perfect recipe for a worker’s comp claim. Once it cools off, it stinks, it’s unsightly, and it attracts rodents. Let us eliminate the hassle of dealing with waste cooking oil. Our closed loop oil management system all but eliminates the handling of cooking oil. When oil reaches the end of its useful life, our specialized hot oil transfer pumps take over and automatically pump the spent oil to our sealed collection tank. This closed loop process eliminates the odors and rodents associated with conventional storage bins.

Our Mission

One of the most significant and major waste materials in America is used vegetable oil and cooking grease. For years used vegetable oil from restaurants was dumped into sewer systems, lakes and rivers, as the cost to dispose properly was to great for most. This is a huge and unnecessary environmental problem that still effects us today and happens all across South Florida and the United States. Used cooking oil has endless possibilities for renewal, including bio-fuel. Today you can not only safely dispose of your used cooking oil, but get paid for it as well.
We service accounts including major chains, mom and pop operations, and restaurants of any size. We are growing rapidly to fulfill the needs of our customers. We begin our process by providing each restaurant with a properly-sized, leak-free container from 55 gallon to 350 gallon container depending on the volume of the restaurant. During our regularly-scheduled collection service visits, we safely empty the containers in a clean and efficient manner. We are in full compliance with current state, federal and local laws and regulations. The empty containers are thoroughly inspected for damage, and replaced with a new container, if necessary.

FAQs

What kind of fresh oil do you supply?

We currently carry two types of vegetable oil. Our primary oil is Refined (clear) soybean oil. This is a 0 trans fat cooking oil with a very clean, neutral taste. It has a high smoke point and is very stable. We also carry a more durable blend of hydrogenated (creamy) vegetable oil. This is also a very low trans fat oil. Hydrogenated oil tends to be a bit more durable, but this comes with the trade off of a bit higher price. We have the ability to source specialty oils such as peanut oil and canola oil. Please call us for more information on these products.

How much do you charge for your fresh oil?

Oil pricing depends on a number of factors. The two most important factors are market conditions, the volume of oil you purchase. For more information on pricing, please call or email Nick Cross at (239)980-5966.

Will you pay me for my waste cooking oil?

Yes! We offer market-based compensation for your waste cooking oil. There are several factors that go into the rate such as your grease output per week, the size of your storage containers, your contract status, and the free market. We will always be clear and transparent with you and we will ALWAYS pay you for the amount that is collected.

Do I have to sign a contract?

For general waste oil collection, we do not require a contract, but we will need you to sign a document that says it’s OK for us to carry away your waste cooking oil. In order to use our cooking oil management system, we do ask for a commitment from you. Installing this unique system involves a substantial investment on our part. In order to feel comfortable making that investment in your restaurant, we need agree on general terms before installing the equipment.

How often do you pickup?

This depends on how much waste your restaurant generates and how large a tank we select for your location. Most restaurants are serviced monthly, but some larger restaurants require more frequent service. Special events (Superbowl, Spring Break, etc.) often require that we add additional collection routes. Rest assured that we will work with you to make sure your waste oil is never a problem for you.

Why should I use your grease collection system?

BCOS takes the hassle out of waste cooking oil. We’re honest and dependable and professional in an industry where those things are hard to find. We genuinely care about our customers and work very hard to ensure your happiness.

Do you provide a container?

Yes. Our containers are tough, secure, and easy to use. We custom build our containers in Miami, FL. We make a variety of stock sizes and have the ability to custom build containers to fit in tight locations. Generally, waste oil containers are provided at no cost to the customer.

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