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  • Holds 70 count potatoes
  • Made of cast aluminum and stainless steel
  • Conveniently mounts on any flat surface; easy to remove from mount for thorough cleaning
  • Preset drive depth maintains your holder and blade
  • Threaded screw drive quickly and easily cuts spiral fries
UPC Code:674651101012
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Make big profits sprout from whole, fresh potatoes with the Nemco 55050AN Spiral Fry curly fry cutter!

This versatile potato spiral cutter ships ready to cut loads of curly fries! With their more voluminous appearance than regular french fries, curly fries look like double orders when plated, which helps you cut down on portion sizes while increasing profits! The commercial-grade construction of this Nemco cutter ensures a long service life in your restaurant, snack shack, or bar!

  • Made in America

    Made in America

    This item was made in the United States of America.

  • Nemco Original

    Nemco Original

    This is a manufacturer original product and is backed by the Nemco quality guarantee.

  • NSF Listed

    NSF Listed

    This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.

  • Potatoes


    This unit has been tested to consistently cut high volumes of potatoes.

Fresh Savings

Fresh potatoes fry faster than precut frozen fries, which helps prolong the life of your fryer oil while reducing downtime in the kitchen. Plus, you don't need to refrigerate fresh, whole potatoes, which helps cut your energy costs even further. In addition to the resources that you'll save, fresh simply tastes better! Your guests are sure to love your homemade curly fries and keep coming back for more.

70 Count Potatoes

This Nemco curly fry cutter can process up to a 70 count potato, providing excellent versatility for any operation.

Easy to Use

The handle and threaded screw drive do all the work, quickly slicing up your potatoes with minimal operator effort.

Durable Construction

This cutter is made of durable, commercial-grade cast aluminum and stainless steel for optimal performance.

Easy Cleaning

Removing the unit from its mount for a thorough cleaning is as simple as loosening a knob.

No Waste

This unit makes delicious curly fries using the entire potato, so there's no more waste!

Simple Mounting

It can mount onto any flat surface in your kitchen for either left- or right-handed operation to meet your needs. All mounting hardware is included.

Blade Replacement

Using additional plate assemblies (sold separately), you can change to ribbon, wavy ribbon, chip twister, wavy chip twister, and garnish cut fries.

Customer Q&AAsk a Question

Can this unit be modified to cut potatoes in any other style?
Yes! Below are the accessories you will need to convert this unit to the given style.

Ribbon Fries: 55876 Blade Assembly
Wavy Ribbon Fries: 55876-WR Blade Assembly
Chip Twister Fries: 55876-CT Blade Assembly
Wavy Chip Twister Fries: 55876-WCT Blade Assembly
Garnish Cut Fries: 55711 Blade Assembly
What is the maximum potato length this fry cutter can handle?
This fry cutter can handle fries cut as long as 6 inches.
Can I use this French fry / potato cutter when working with sweet potatoes?
No, it is recommended to not use sweet potatoes with this French fry / potato cutter since sweet potatoes are too hard and too dense to properly pass through the cutter blades. Forcing sweet potatoes through could ultimately end up breaking the blades.

Compare to Other Products

Overall Dimensions:
  • Width:5 1/2 Inches
  • Depth:22 Inches
  • Height:9 Inches

Due to manufacturer production variations, check the Compatibility resource to ensure this part is suitable for your application.

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4.7 stars from 13 reviews


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Customer Reviews

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

Who doesn't love curly fries? This spiral fry cutter is very easy to mount and use. Nice sharp blades and easy to change them out.

Tammy M. from Taste This Catering on 07/24/2017
1 out of 1 found this review helpful

This is a cool little gadget, french fry curly cutter makes incredible spiral french fries. It's a lot more fun, easier than trying to do it by hand. Nice price on this tool.

Russell H. from Russ' Sub Shack on 02/03/2017
1 out of 1 found this review helpful

This fry cutter does what it is supposed to do -- it cuts a potato into long curly strings! We have ours mounted on a wall in the kitchen, and we sell a LOT of curly fries. You can cut a whole potato in about 3 seconds or so (get ready to crank it a lot -- we do ours to order). In 3 years we are on our third model -- the torque from constantly cranking and spinning this is hard on the welds. Our first 2 broke at the bottom of the posts that hold the cutting plate on after about 4 months of daily use in each circumstance.

Nicholas T. from Nickel's Pit BBQ on 02/24/2015
1 out of 1 found this review helpful

WoW!! I have yearned for another Tater Twister for years, but they were discontinued. Now I'm glad they were. This unit is amazingly easy to use, cleans up in a snap. I struggled for a few days to decide whether to get this spiral cutter, or the Nemco straight french fry cutter. I'm certainly happy with my decision to get the Nemco Spiral Cutter. As an added Bonus, it's really fun to use too...

Teddy D. on 12/28/2013
1 out of 1 found this review helpful

Really Easy to use. I find it easier with smaller potatoes. For anybody that has trouble getting the technique down. Do not crank so hard. The blade is sharp enough to go easy and get nice cuts

Maryanne B. on 11/11/2013
1 out of 1 found this review helpful

Nemco N55050AN Spiral Fry Curly Fry Cutter, This cutter is the best and very easy to use. the price is great. we uesd this cutter every day.....

Rich D. from Desalvo's on 10/22/2013

This has been a work horse for us for a year and a half. we finally had to replace the plastic threaded piece it uses to push the potatoes into the blade. parts are cheap and available. except for the main aluminum housing where one the the arms broke off at the threads inside of when we went to replace the plastic part. now we are buying a whole new unit, because all in all it was reliable, and with proper technique i think the arm would have come free easier. however the threaded part wouldn't even come with a reverse threaded tap screw remover. frustrated but satisfied at the same time. dang it!

Amelia E. from Amelia's on 11/15/2018

Thank you for your review, Amelia! We are sorry this Nemco 55050AN Spiral Fry Curly Fry Cutter has not worked well for you. A Customer Solutions Representative will contact you soon!

WebstaurantStore Customer Solutions

This is a wonderful curly fry cutter. Very simple to use and easy to clean. We go through over 500 pounds of potatoes a day and this cutter makes it a breeze compared to others.

Jack M. from All American Grill LLC on 10/07/2016

very easy to work. love the spiral potatoes. first blade was damaged but customer service sent a replacement. I use it for daycare and in our concession trailer

Cheryl M. from A MOTHER's TOUCH on 08/27/2013

This Nemo spiral curly fry cutter can cut curly fries super fast and make it fun. We save money doing this also,and the customers love them.

Sheila M. from Sheila's Homestyle on 11/12/2012

The Nemco Spiral French Fry Cutter, Is Great. We normaly use the basic french fry cutter,now with the spiral fry cutter we add a flavored salt and it is a great seller. The price is right . They come out perfect every time.

Angela H. from Harrison Familey Restaurant on 09/04/2012

It is a great. Very informative and I can always call or email with any questions I may have and the response times in my vase have been very quick and easy instructions and priced to lowest price. Thank you

Jovita G. from EASY MART on 07/18/2012

what a great curly french fry cutter. we were always using standard 3/8 in straight cut. then went to this we save a ton of money, and its fresh

Randall H. from Family Restaurant on 12/17/2011

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