Astro Food Equipment

We provide equipment, parts and maintenance for many lines of food equipment for the food service industry.

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Henny Penny F5 Fryer — Now available

A fryer that's simple to use, learn and maintain should also offer the very best performance. Purposefully designed from the ground up, the innovative F5 from Henny Penny is a powerful low oil volume fryer that's easy to operate — yet anything but basic. With the F5, you get simplified, intuitive controls, kitchenproof design and an ultra-efficient, low oil volume platform. The result is superior operation, while delivering a consistent, high-quality product.

Simple Operation

  • Intuitive interface with custom operating system
  • Reduce initial training time by up to 2½ hours
  • Reduction in user error that cuts waste/inefficiency
  • Fry or express filter in three screen touches or less

Kitchenproof Design

  • 7" LCD touchscreen with recessed display corners
  • 4mm-thick tempered glass
  • Newly designed 8-GPM filter pump and nozzle system
  • Intelligent high-limit design

Ultra-Efficient System

  • Low oil volume technology
  • 40% oil savings at fill vs. standard 50-lb. fryers
  • Double oil life utilizing oil management features
  • 25% improved filter speed; 3 minutes to express filter
The F5 Fryer

Operational Efficiency At Your Fingertips

The F5 features a state-of-the-art touch-and-swipe screen with custom operating system, designed for frying. Icon and picture-based visuals improve training and user experience increasing efficiency while reducing errors and waste.

Built To Handle Today's Busiest Kitchens

The F5's rugged, durable construction includes details like 4mm-thick tempered glass and recessed display corners to protect the touchscreen.

The Industry's Fastest Built-In Filtration

The powerful 8-GPM filter pump system on the F5 makes filtration 25% faster than the competition, at just 3 minutes. And with fast, simple-touch express filtration, teams are less likely to skip filtering.

Reduce Your Oil Costs

With 40% less oil at fill, the F5 helps you do more with less in a 30-lb. vat, potentially doubling your oil life and helping you get the most out of your oil with features like automatic top-off.

View the F5's Spec Sheet View all Open Fryers

The F5's control panel

Our History

Astro Food Equipment Inc. has been providing sales and service to the Greater Cleveland area and beyond since 1992. Sherri L. Gunnoe Burton has assumed the position of President as of November 1st. 2007.

Our dedicated workforce of factory trained technicians and seasoned account specialists make up a close knit organization where "the customers needs come first."

Astro Inc. offers an extensive parts inventory and a 24/7 service department to further reach our customers needs in a timely manner.

Our location in beautiful Independence, Ohio has an equipment showroom heavily stocked with the latest equipment in the industry. Also, a warehouse stocked with consumable goods such as Breading, Shortening Filters, Cleaning Supplies, and High-temp Brushes.

We also have a demonstration kitchen at our facility that allows us to provide our customers with a hands-on, restaurant quality approach to purchasing equipment. We are equipped to provide a restaurant quality equipment demonstration at our location that is sure to please.