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How Do You Store French Fries After They Have Been Cooked?

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After cooking potatoes into French fries is it necessary to store the left over fried potatoes in the refrigerator?

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How Do You Store French Fries The short answer is yes. In the olden days chefs could leave the potatoes out at room temp, but most food service health departments will require that once cooled down to room temp they immediately be refrigerated.