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734CG-734FG Donut Fryer (Gas)

Gas heated, frying size 34 x 24 inches (86 x 61 cm).

This super-sized open kettle fryer is often found in festivals and fairs making loukoumades (greek ball donuts), as well as making fast work of cake and yeast raised donuts in bakeries and donut shops! The fryer holds up to 40 extra large, or a 54 medium size donuts. The CG model requires an electrical source for electronic ignition and includes an electronic heat controller to keep frying temperature right on target. The FG model runs without electricity, with a thermostat and standing pilot ignition. Each fryer comes with two 33 x 23 inch screens with handles.

Frying Size

24 x 34 inches (61 x 86 cm)

Fryer capacity (large donuts)

40 donuts up to 4¼ inch diameter (108 mm)

Fryer capacity (medium donuts)

54 donuts up to 3½ inch diameter (89 mm)

Production capacity (large donuts)

100 dozen/hour @120 seconds frying time

Production capacity (medium donuts)

135 dozen/hour @120 seconds frying time

Gas Heat / BTU

Natural Gas OR Liquid Propane 89,000 BTU/hr

Shortening capacity (approximate)

215 lbs (98 kg)

CG model (electric power required)

Electronic Ignition, Electronic Temp Controller

FG Model (no electric power required)

Standing Pilot, Thermostat Control


NSF-4, ANSI Z83.11-2016, CSA 1.8-2016, CE



Almost any size and shape of donut (or similar product) can be fried in these adaptable and dependable fryers, including donuts, hushpuppies, loukoumades, funnel cakes, elephant ears and fried products of all kinds. 

  • Frying Area 34 inches side-to-side, 24 inches front-to-back (61 x 61 cm)
  • Gas heated at 89,000 BTU/hr
  • Shortening capacity 215 lbs (98 kg) by weight, 29 gallons (110 L) by volume.
  • Capacity 40-54 standard donuts (depends on size)
  • Production rate at full capacity 100-135 dozen donuts per hour @ 120 seconds frying time.
  • 734CG model only:
    • Electrical power connection (100-120 V or 200-240 V).
    • Electronic ignition.
    • Electronic temperature controller for high accuracy and low temperature fluctuation.
  • 734FG model only:
    • No electrical power connection.
    • Standing pilot ignition.
    • Thermostat temperature control .
  • High-temperature shut-off switch set to approximately 450° F (230° C).
  • Stainless steel cabinet, kettle, and drain tray, with sloping surface around fryer kettle.
  • Adjustable, bolt-down legs.
  • Drain tray on right side of fryer (can easily be repositioned on left side).
  • Heavy duty drain and valve with exterior handle for draining shortening.
  • Tall backsplash with exhaust flue.
  • Frame reinforcement for mounting a Belshaw Type B or Type F Cake Donut Depositor, installed on left side (can be moved to right side).
  • Natural Gas and Propane models are available. 
  • 2 high quality nickel plated donut frying screens supplied with handles.
  • ETL certified to NSF-4, ANSI Z83.11-2016, CSA 1.8-2016.
  • Customer is responsible for installation of ventilation hood and/or fire suppression as required by local codes.
  • Customer may need to supply makeup air as required by International Mechanical Code 2015, Chapter 5, Section 508.1.
  • (Optional) Draft inducer kit #734CG-1000, recommended for Propane models, and for Natural Gas above 3,000 feet (915 m) altitude. (For 240V models: #734CG-1001.)
  • (Optional) Submerger screen #734G-1546, recommended for ball shaped donuts and all products that need full frying coverage.
  • ETL certified to NSF-4, ANSI Z83.11a and CSA1.8a.2004. CE models available for European Union and elsewhere.