The 13 Best Tech Gifts for Chefs-Chicago Tribune

2021-12-08 05:38:57 By : Ms. KARI POON

The most delicious meals are prepared with the best ingredients, but this does not mean that cooking is necessarily tedious or indecent. There are countless exciting new electronic and smart devices designed for use in the kitchen to make cooking, baking and cleaning more efficient, creative and satisfying.

For the chef in your life, there are big and small choices at meal time to help prepare and cook. These are the best technological gifts for experienced chefs and aspiring chefs.

Amazon Echo 8: Available on Amazon

This countertop tablet can be used as a hub for controlling smart homes and is also equipped with a convenient 8-inch touch screen display. This is a useful device set up in the kitchen; although some chefs may want to watch some entertainment while preparing, they can also easily pull up and scroll through the recipes.

ThermoPro wireless meat thermometer: available on Amazon

This portable wireless meat thermometer provides modern convenience for the kitchen, allowing the chef to get accurate readings anywhere in the house. This stainless steel thermometer has a range of 300 feet, an accuracy of less than 2 degrees, and can measure temperatures up to 572 degrees.

Cosori Smart WiFi Air Fryer: Available on Amazon and Bed Bath & Beyond

The air fryer provides an opportunity for chefs to make any number of creative delicacies, from French toast and fritters to French fries and other delicacies, all without the use of oil. However, this smart fryer adds a new level of convenience because it can be controlled via voice or app, and contains more than 100 innovative recipes.

Breville Joule Sous Vide: Available on Amazon

This stylishly designed sous vide cooking method is made of high-quality stainless steel, which provides great convenience for chefs who like digitalization. It is connected to Bluetooth or WiFi, and can be controlled through a supporting application, and can provide fast and accurate meat meals every time.

Instant Pot Pro: Available on Amazon

This Instant Pot has 10 different general functions as well as various presets and one-click programs, making it one of the best models currently. Its digital display provides convenient and precise control, while its 6-quart size provides a considerable capacity to meet the needs of chefs for cooking for large families. More importantly, it allows users to cook in a delayed manner and time, and has a warm-keeping function and the ability to cook quickly or slowly.

Vitamix Ascent Series Smart Blender: Available on Amazon

Vitamix is ​​a trusted brand in the field of mixers and regularly produces high-quality products with both efficacy and longevity. This smart blender enhances their standard product with a device that automatically detects the container to adjust to the best settings. The digital interface is also easy to use, including variable speed control.

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug: Available on Amazon and Bed Bath & Beyond

This stylish mug is a triumph of convenience and modernity, and its white appearance hides a smart structure. The cup heats up and maintains the required temperature of the drink, which is a great gift for those who are distracted in the kitchen and let the coffee or tea cool. It comes with a coaster that can be used as a charger; the cup can also be controlled via the app.

AeroGarden Black Harvesting Hydroponic Garden: Available on Amazon

These compact indoor gardens are quickly gaining popularity, and this is a matter of course. They provide a simple and convenient way to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs at home. Without much effort, once the plant grows vigorously, it can be transferred to a larger pot and grow on its own, while the next required item is put into the device. For those who may not have much space or sunshine to grow fresh food at home, this is a worthy gift.

Umbra Otto non-contact soap dispenser: Available on Amazon

The chef reaches for soap when his hands are dirty, which means that the soap dispenser will also become dirty—unless you try to manipulate it with your forearm or elbow. However, with this Umbra Otto non-contact option, when you are ready, soap will automatically flow into your hands, making cleaning easy.

Revolutionary InstaGLO cooking touch screen toaster: available at Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl's

This stainless steel touch screen toaster provides precision, so no bread will be underheated or burnt. Users can decide how they want to toast the bread. In particular, the device reduces the moisture extraction that usually occurs in most toasters, leaving the bread still soft in the middle and crispy on the outside. It also has a countdown clock and time reminder function, so you will not forget to toast.

Vitamix Food Cycler: Available on Amazon

Composting food scraps can reduce waste, but this process often leads to confusion, odors and even flies in the kitchen. This impressive device from Vitamix provides an excellent alternative to basic trash bins, which can receive organic waste and mix it into fertilizer for use in outdoor gardens. The operation is fast and quiet; the device can also lock out peculiar smells and is easy to clean after being emptied.

Glad stainless steel non-contact trash can: available on Amazon

This kind of automatic trash can looks like a luxury, but its convenience should not be underestimated, especially for those who make a mess in the kitchen and don’t want to have to touch the trash can when disposing of trash. Just wave your hand and the jar will open; another wave will close it. The stainless steel structure is durable and suitable for most kitchen decorations; it is also designed to prevent the growth of bacteria and prevent odors from oozing out.

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