By Sara Johnson
The newest member of Anova’s family of sous vide immersion circulators is geared towards the pros. Announced on May 1, 2019, the Anova Precision Cooker Pro is designed to run longer and heat larger volumes than the company’s other circulators.
San Francisco–based Anova was established in 2013 and currently sells three other circulators: the 2nd Generation Precision Cooker (available in Bluetooth or Bluetooth and WiFi models) and the Precision Cooker Nano. Anova’s products also connect to an iOS and Android app, which includes device controls as well as recipes and tutorials.
Constructed with Teflon coated aluminum and stainless steel, the Anova Precision Cooker Pro can operate for at least 10,000 hours (that’s over a year!) without being turned off. The Pro can also heat covered water baths up to 100 liters within +/- 0.09°F (0.05°C) of accuracy. And with 1200 watts, the Pro features higher wattage than the Precision Cooker and Precision Cooker Nano. The latest Anova app, scheduled for release this summer, will include support for the Pro.
“While there have been several new advances in the consumer sous vide space, there has been limited to no innovation in the professional sous vide space, leaving professional chefs with a handful of expensive, subpar options for a technique that is considered required for any top chef or Michelin Star restaurant,” said Anova CEO and co-founder Stephen Svajian, according to the company. “With the Anova Precision Cooker Pro, we are reinventing the sous vide device for today’s professional kitchen.”
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