[Posted to McClaneCo.com]
Things to consider while beefing up your roller grill offerings.
Square One isn’t alone when it comes to determining the perfect roller grill recipe. Many convenience retailers believe that grill items are must-have offerings but are perplexed when it comes to making their own program a customer destination. … Hot dogs have long been a convenience store staple. … For c-stores, a roller grill has a small footprint, is easy to operate and doesn’t require a huge financial investment.
Roller grills are also important to overall foodservice sales. According to the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), convenience store food items prepared on-site are one of the largest contributors to in-store convenience sales. This category included some of the most popular convenience store food items such as sandwiches, pizza, chicken and hot dogs.