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Best Commercial Sous Vide Machine

I got my first taste of sous vide cooking in culinary school. We had a huge multi-compartment bath that we used to cook proteins and compare them to traditional cooking methods. I was blown away.

Then, I entered the restaurant scene at the perfect time. The technology was becoming widely available and it allowed me to get intensive hands-on experience.

Today, I’ll be using over a decade of experience with the industry’s best commercial sous vide machines. By the end, you’ll know what to look for when shopping and how you can save money and improve the efficiency of any commercial operation.

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Best Vacuum Sealer For Sous Vide

A vacuum sealer isn’t 100% necessary for sous vide cooking. But, the two machines are perfect companions.

I’m accustomed to using commercial vacuum sealers that are huge and cost thousands of dollars in restaurant kitchens. Luckily, we’re now spoiled for choice when it comes to affordable and easy-to-use models that fit in a home kitchen.

But, sifting through hundreds of choices can be daunting and plain old annoying. So, I’ve done the heavy lifting for you. Using years of professional experience, I’ve picked the three best vacuum sealers to make sous vide cooking easier and more delicious.

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Best Sous Vide Machine

Sous vide cooking is easily as cool as it is functional. Sure, it’s not an essential piece of cookware. But, it’s one of the easiest ways to get professional-level cooking results without much effort.

My first foray into sous vide cooking was in 2012, and I’ve used them extensively in just about every restaurant I’ve worked in since. The technique remains the same but options have gotten smaller, more powerful, and less expensive. A perfect recipe for home cooks.

Today, I’ll be using my own professional experience, hours of research, plus a few consultations with fellow chefs to break down three of the best sous vide machines for use in a home kitchen environment.