Avantco FF400 Natural Gas 50 lb. Stainless Steel Floor Fryer - 120,000 BTU

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Item #: 177FF400N

  • All stainless steel tank, door, front, top, ledge, and header; galvanized steel sides
  • Easy to use thermostat for accurate and adjustable temperature between 200-400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 50 lb. fry pot, with an efficient 4 tube burner system, full port drain, and drain pipe extension
  • Two nickel chrome wire mesh fry baskets included
  • Natural gas, 120,000 BTU

A reliable workhorse for any commercial kitchen, the Avantco FF400 natural gas 50 lb. stainless steel floor fryer quickly cooks your most popular fried foods, delivering excellent results every time. It utilizes four heat exchange tubes to deliver 120,000 BTUs of power while taking up minimal kitchen space, and its type 430 stainless steel tank ensures outstanding durability and long product life. And thanks to its fast recovery time, this fryer is sure to keep up with your busiest hours.

The Avantco FF400 floor fryer features a cool zone in its fry tank, collecting excess batter and crumbs and allowing them to sink to the bottom of the tank for easy cleaning. A 1 1/4" ball type full port drain lets you quickly remove used oil, and an Invensys thermostat allows temperature adjustment from 200 to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. This fryer also has a stainless steel door, front, and header, while its galvanized sides and back ensure a strong structure. A convenient tube rack supports the two included nickel chrome wire mesh fry baskets, and 6" adjustable legs make it easy to clean the floor underneath.

Overall Dimensions:
Left to Right: 15 1/2"
Front to Back: 30 1/4"
Height: 47 1/8"
Tank: 14" x 14"

Customer Reviews

I purchased this for our kitchen. Its easy to keep clean and strong and easy to move around. If you wipe it clean after using it your good.

Burton Leventhal from Newman And Leventhal
Posted on 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

The natural gas Stainless steel floor fryer works great and is easy to clean and filter out the existing oil. It fry items anywhere from 200 degrees to 400 degrees.

Cassady Carter from A Downtown Pensacola Restaurant Group
Posted on 9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

We got these today and setup was pretty fair. We havent fired them up yet however I am liking the look and it was pretty easy to get these 3 setup. Hope they live up to the good reviews.

Posted on 8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bought this fryer back in April and I have no complaints. This fryer keeps up with the high demand we put on it. I clean and change the oil every one to two weeks. Heats up fast, easy to hook up. If business keeps going the way it is I will definitely be getting another one.

Rose Fazio (Member) from Abbiocco Eatery Llc.
Posted on 8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Best price in town. Easy to maneuver and good size for what we need. Ordered two of these. Easy to keep clean and looks great.

Denise Payton from VRC
Posted on 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

We are a lower volume restaurant and the only fried items we have are fries and sweet potato fries. So this is perfect for us. It’s small so if we add to the fried menu, we’ll have to get another one.

Rose Arvajeh from Melted
Posted on 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

We bought 2 of these fryers and are very satisfied with them. Fast shipping and set up was a breeze. Compared to other, higher priced models these were worth it. We would buy Advantco models for any other needs as well.

Brian Bender from B-4 Investments LLC Dba Wallys
Posted on 7/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Very nice Deep Fryer, Looks good, well made, Sturdy. Baskets are very strong. Easy to clean. A great buy, I would Highly recommend this model. I bought 2 Avantco Deep Fryers. Very Happy.

Ronald D Shockey from Quick And Tasty Burgers
Posted on 7/30/2017 12:00:00 AM


Posted on 6/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

This fryer it the perfect size for my food truck. It heats up very quickly and the thermostat is easy to access. I also is easy to drain.

Tina Cook from Chef On The Run LLC
Posted on 5/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Awesome fyer. Made very well. Bought as a second fryer to our kitchen. Arrived in a timely manner and no damage. Highly recommend this fyer, fair price.

Erick Reynolds from Oakwood Country Club
Posted on 5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

We bought 2 of these fryers, they heat up quickly and maintain temperature well. Turn temp down between lunch and dinner if you have a down time to save on propane.

Tim Tibbitts from Flying Fish Restaurant, Freeport, Bahamas
Posted on 4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Best fryer for the price. I bought 2 of these and will buy one more soon. Great quality. delivered fast and the driver even brought it right to the door and helped unpack

Scott Winters from Bagel Basket Cafe
Posted on 4/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

The fryer fit in great with our sleek kitchen design. The price was fair and look forward to using this as soon as COVAD19 is under control. The parts were all delivered separately. Thank you for requesting my feedback.

Ralph Tafuri from Ralph's Sports Bar
Posted on 4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

we purchased 2 of these fryers and after a few months of use they are great, easy to use and very easy to clean they look new after every cleaning, worth every dollar.

Slobodan Dimoski from Sunrise Cafe Of Denver
Posted on 4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

purchased this for my kitchen last year. have had no issues with it to date. the 50 lb capacity is perfect for continuous use and its fairly easy to clean. cant really find any faults with this product. gets the job done. worth spending a little extra for avantco over some of the cheaper options

Vivek Patel from RD
Posted on 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Run of the mill fryer, works great if maintained well. If you have a little bit extra to spend I would go a step up, but if in a crunch will get the job done.

Johnny Zone from Twig & Marrow, LLC
Posted on 3/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Best deal out there. Easy to hook up and baskets were included. Easier to clean than the royal fryer I have, same BTUS but has faster recovery time.

Jeffrey Werth from Kingshead Pub
Posted on 3/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Great Fryer for the Money. We own a fryer that is almost twice the price and they basically perform the same. Good by for sure.

Borjan Jaksic from Boki Gelato LLC
Posted on 3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Avantco makes the best fryers in the business, can't beat the price either, i was hesitant at first but my repairman highly recommended them, these were a great purchase.

Andrew Mcguire from La Gondola Chicago
Posted on 3/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Easy to install, took him about 30min. Everything work good so far , for that price , work as same as you pay the over thousand one , why not , I am happy with it so far

Chao Zhuo Lin from Hibachi Express Lin Inc
Posted on 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

i bought this fryer for my concession trailer its great size and has the power to get the job done its fast fryer you should buy it know

Rosalba Mejia from Bocadillos Frozen Desserts
Posted on 2/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

fast shipped and easy to install. Once we had it hooked to gas line, we were up and running within 15 minutes. has a great recovery time and able to keep up with high demand.

David Trine from TNT Restaurant LLC Dba Choo Choo Mcgoo's
Posted on 2/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nice little fryer than can run all day. We use this primarily for french fries only and nonstop all day. We do have to dump the oil each night due to the volume we go through.

Ricky Tran from Ricky's Hot Chicken
Posted on 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Does its job of frying. I would not recommend if you have a lot of customers. I would recommend a different brand for high volume.

Jenavies from
Posted on 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

This stainless steal fryer works wonderfully in our kitchen. We are able to make delicious French fried and onion rings that all of our customers seem to enjoy!

Rory Van Nostrand from Oldfields
Posted on 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

No problems. Great for its price, and works well it a mid-volume restaurant, when we need a bit more compacity and will likely order another.

Kali Gajewski from
Posted on 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

We purchased this seven months ago. The unit works as advertised. We make fresh cut French fries that are 3/8" cut. They take approximately five minutes to cook. We also make our own hand-breaded chicken fried steak. They take approximately four minutes to cook. I feel this is an excellent fryer for the price. I would recommend purchasing this brush http://www.webstaurantstore.com/carlisle-4011100-23-fryer-brush-with-l-tip-teflon-174-bristles/27140111.html because it is impossible to clean between the tubes without it.

Lander Catering from Lander Catering
Posted on 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

We purchased (3) Avantco FF400 Fryers for our new restaurant and am pleased with the product construction. Avancto offers a cheaper price point than some of the other manufacturers with comparable quality.

Randy Shetler from
Posted on 12/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

With enough power to fry a variety of popular appetizers and entrees like french fries, onion rings, and hot wings, this fryer features a durable stainless steel and galvanized exterior to stand up to the daily demands of your busy kitchen, while taking up minimal space.

Fady Shena from Mitch's Liquor & Deli
Posted on 12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Works great for us, the unit heats quickly and is easy to use and read. Do not have any complaints and we have had 2 of these for 2 years.

Joshua Reventlow from Panichellis Pizzeria
Posted on 12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

These floor fryer work great in our restaurant which kicks out a lotnof fried food on a daily. We have two side by side and they heat up oil quick!

Grace Kim from Grams Kitchen
Posted on 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

We were on a budget and this was the perfect item to meet that. It works perfectly! It meet all of our standards for a much lesser prices then others.

Michael Cuozzo from Tuck'd Away
Posted on 11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

If your looking for a deep fryer that's easy to set-up & easy to use....This is it. Webstaurant offers this model at a great price that won't "break the bank". Love it !

Karen Jones from
Posted on 11/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Great fryer. This is perfect for getting the most bang for your buck. It doesn't take up a ton of room, but can still do a ton of work.

Perry Freeman from Charleston Sports Pub
Posted on 10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

This Avantco fryer is easy to clean, lights up quickly, heats up quickly, and it's fairly inexpensive compared to other 50 lb fryers. I highly recommend.

Dallas Shaw from Hoss
Posted on 10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

I buy this deep fryer for my seafood restaurant,it is easy to use,good quality,working fast and easy to clean,im happy with this item no complaine!

Luigi Criscuolo from Dal Maestro
Posted on 10/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Avantco FF400 50lb stainless steel floor fryer is a great fryer to have at any resaurant. This fryer gets the job done and you can control what temperature you want it at. We have two and use one to hold hot water

Zach Kerkow-Provo from
Posted on 1/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

Here it is, the heavy-duty, one stop shop for all things frying related. Small enough to tuck away in a corner of the kitchen, but large enough to get he job done and fry up some french fries. Yum!!

Posted on 1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Great price for a great fryer. Works as well or better than our higher priced fryer. Shop used equipment and auctions, only to find overpriced, DIRTY junk.

Anita Warwood from Anita's Candy And Jam
Posted on 1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Unit arrived in less than 48 hours. Driver brought it all the way into my store (all though I believe he went above and beyond what was required of him) Installed in 5 minutes, and looking good. It heats up in less time that the old pitco that it replaced, seen here with her surviving twin (ad me’ah v’’Esrim). So far very happy. Hint: half the bolts/nuts for the feeet come in a bag, and half already attached.

Posted on 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM