Fresh Cut vs. Frozen Pt. 1

Considering frozen products vs. fresh from the labor & processing cost perspective.

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As covered in the Labor Cost & Profitability section, we know that labor cost per portion can easily exceed the cost of the raw material. Potatoes are relatively inexpensive, but require considerable processing.

Steps involved in taking fresh potatoes to the plate

  • Wash/cut whole potatoes
  • Rinse/Soak/Drain
  • Blanch
  • Cool
  • Contain/Portion for final cook
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