Effortlessly Introduce a Made to Order Pizza Program
Discover ways to boost your foodservice profits with a made-to-order pizza program. In this guide, we discuss the various options for a pizza program and the equipment system solutions that can help you get your program up and running.
Pizza has become a rising menu trend across foodservice industries—from convenience stores, supermarkets, bars, restaurants and more. With this rising trend, you might be wondering what it takes to add pizza to your menu effortlessly and without too many added expenses. Luckily, introducing a made-to-order pizza program offers your customers the high quality, delicious food they crave paired with the personalization and customization that keeps them coming back for more. Choosing the right ingredients, partners and equipment allows you to execute highly valued made-to-order foodservice pizza programs – all while reducing costs and offering customers high quality food.
Plus, it’s simple with just a few key pieces of compact, ventless equipment solutions. The basic necessities of a pizza program are a blast chiller or refrigeration system, an oven to bake the pizzas and a holding solution to keep your pizza hot until service.
Choosing the right ingredients, partners and equipment allows you to execute highly valued made-to-order foodservice pizza programs – all while reducing costs and offering customers high quality food.
Foodservice Pizza Program Options
The core of any successful foodservice pizza program is variety. By choosing flexible cooking equipment, operators can execute menu items ranging from personal pizzas to slices and whole pizzas, while also expanding revenue streams at the highest quality with novelty items, appetizers and sides.
The key to an efficient pizza program starts with streamlining the kitchen workflow. The footprint of the Vector® Multi-Cook Oven is compact enough to fit on a countertop, and has the functionality of many single-use equipment. Featuring up to four independent chambers, multi-cook ovens are capable of simultaneously baking, frying, searing and more.
These commercial countertop pizza ovens allow you to cook up to four different food items simultaneously – with zero flavor transfer. Each chamber has independent temperature, fan speed and cook time controls, providing superior quality and consistency thanks to exclusive Structured Air Technology®.
Vector multi-cook ovens are multi-functional, allowing you to replace or relieve multiple pieces of equipment in any space with ventless and waterless operation. Operators can eliminate steps in food production and reduce training and labor with programmable recipes and one-touch cooking. Alto-Shaam multi-cook ovens feature ChefLinc™, a remote oven management system that provides network capability to seamlessly push and pull recipes and oven settings from anywhere – to further ensure consistency.
VECTOR WIDE MULTI-COOK OVEN
The Vector Multi-Cook oven comes in a variety of sizes, giving foodservice operators the option to cook multiple food items at once. Vector is now available in a wide option to fit extra large 16-inch pizzas. Vector Wide, features two independent oven chambers or three independent oven chambers for optimal pizza program success; it is the perfect match for a made-to-order pizza program. This updated oven allows you to prepare your entire menu in any space. Operators can execute menu items ranging from personal pizzas to slices and whole pizzas, while also expanding revenue streams at the highest quality with novelty items, appetizers and sides.
MAINTAIN FOOD QUALITY
A successful pizza program also requires quality holding equipment that extends the shelf life of food without sacrificing quality. Alto-Shaam has a variety of holding solutions that pair perfectly with a made-to-order pizza program.
The minutes between cooking and your customer's consumption are the most critical for maintaining ideal food temperatures and product consistency. Holding and merchandising equipment that utilizes gentle, precise Halo Heat® technology has been the key ingredient for operators introducing a successful made-to-order pizza program.
Our pioneering holding technology evenly surrounds food without the use of extremely hot elements or fans that overcook and dry out your pizza, appetizers and sides. Operators can hold a variety of menu items at the optimal temperature once menu items come out of the oven with heated pizza shelf warmers that feature individual shelf temperature controls. As an added bonus, Alto-Shaam heated shelf merchandisers help boost customer impulse sales with LED-lighted shelves, customizable branding and windowed sides.
ACCESSORIES TO COMPLETE YOUR PROGRAM
Achieve ultimate menu variety and set your pizza program up for success with an assortment of accessories—with complete kit packages able to be bundled onto your equipment order.
Pizza accessory kits include everything from pizza screens and disks to deep dish pans, grippers, peels and grill pans in both 14” and 16” sizes.
TRUST ALTO-SHAAM FOR YOUR NEW PIZZA PROGRAM
A made-to-order pizza program can offer you greater personalization and customization your customers are looking for. Choosing ovens that are flexible and multi-functional will allow you to reduce costs while maintaining quality and consistency. Get your made-to-order pizza program running today.
For additional information about setting up a pizza program, watch this quick 30-minute webinar.