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Velocity Series™ Pressure Fryer awarded for solving operator challenges and improving back-of house effectiveness.

 EATON, Ohio, February 27, 2014, – Leading foodservice equipment designer and manufacturer Henny Penny Corporation has received a 2014 Kitchen Innovations Award for the Velocity Series Pressure Fryer. The Kitchen Innovations Awards are produced by the National Restaurant Association Show to recognize and celebrate products and services that specifically improve the back of the house and benefit operators.

 The Velocity Series Pressure Fryer is the company’s newest product, and will be introduced to the general market in May of this year at the National Restaurant Association’s annual trade show. Developed in close partnership with leading restaurants, the fryer offers revolutionary features and advantages including automatic filtration – allowing you to receive 4X longer oil life.

This award marks the fifth time a Henny Penny product has received this prestigious award. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, Henny Penny received the award for the Evolution Elite® open fryer and in 2008 for the SmartCombi® oven.

“Velocity Series Pressure Fryer is a result of Henny Penny’s focus on the customer, their challenges and using innovation to solve their issues,” said Rob Connelly, President of Henny Penny.  “We are excited to receive the Kitchen Innovations Award.  It is another positive acknowledgement of Henny Penny’s efforts to understand our customers, help them grow through new technology and support our vision for Velocity Series in their kitchens.”

About Henny Penny

Henny Penny continues more than 50 years of innovation that began in Eaton, Ohio with the first commercial pressure fryer in 1957. Today, Henny Penny offers a wide range of high quality foodservice equipment designed for easier operation, greater flexibility and lower operating costs. Product lines include pressure and open fryers, combi ovens, rotisseries, holding cabinets and display merchandisers. These products and complete start-up, service, training and technical support are available through Henny Penny’s exclusive worldwide distributor network. For more information on the company, visit