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|Product Type: Belgian waffle maker||Collection: International|
|Primary Material: Metal||Additional Materials: Plastic|
|Number of Items Included: 1||Grids/Plates Included: Yes|
|Indicator Light: Yes||Alarm: Yes|
|Cooking Settings Included: Yes||Non-Stick: Yes|
|Rotating: No||Timer Included: No|
|Handles Included: Yes||Country of Manufacture: China|
Always enthralled by knife sharpening, Friel included in his list the invention of a truly effective electric knife sharpener that would work on a wide variety of knives, particularly, fine quality gourmet knives. He rescued a 20-year-old set of Gerber knives from a closet. They were a present from his wife June, and to his great frustration, he had never been able to put a satisfactory edge on them.
With fierce determination and a personal deadline of three years to show himself adequate progress on the project, Friel set to work in a basement laboratory and then sought the assistance of other professionals. "They were the nucleus of the EdgeCraft team," recalls Friel. He created thirteen prototypes before he came up with one that satisfied him. Soon after its introduction, the Chef's Choice Diamond Hone Sharpener earned the acclaim of food experts and chefs worldwide, including Pierre Franey, Jacques Pépin and the late Craig Claiborne.
Friel compares the day he left DuPont to follow his second career to the day he walked away from Johns Hopkins University after earning a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering."Unlike the day I left Johns Hopkins, when I left DuPont I could proceed with the knowledge and confidence gained from some 40 years of hands-on experience," Friel recalls. "I saw a need and I had the confidence that I could deliver."
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Kevin from Santa Clara, CA– Verified Buyer
I love waffles and I wanted to purchase a quality waffle maker as a "gift" for my wife. (The gift that keeps on giving to me). America's Test Kitchen rated this waffle maker with their highest recommendation. After several uses I can see why. It makes perfect waffles and the cleanup is very easy. The only drawback I can see is I wish there was a holder for the cord built into the base of the machine, but that would be very nit-picky.
Kristen from Washington– Verified Buyer
The new one works great. The first one had a manufacturer defect. I chatted with someone in your service department and I got a new replacement right out.
Tammi from OH
I did a lot of research before choosing this waffle iron and I'm so glad I chose it. I love the variable settings so each of us can have our waffle the way we like it. I like mine a tiny bit crispy on the outside.
So glad I chose this one!
tammigirl from Sharon Center, OH
I have never had a waffle iron before and after reading reviews all over the internet I finally chose this one. I am glad I did! The timer, lights, and beeper work just like they should. The adjustable dial works just right, as well.
Adequate description, but wordy
Vic from NJ– Verified Buyer
the best I've used, and although quick it is small.
90 seconds is absolutely correct!
The Lunenburg Ladies from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia– Verified Buyer
As a B&B owner, I need to have breakfast items ready on time, and this waffle maker does exactly what the manufacturer says it will do. I'm especially pleased that I can switch from crisp outside/moist inside to crisp all the way through, depending on what my guests want. It's a perfect waffle every time, and I don't have to condition it before each use!
Do not buy.
Cooking Mama from Greenville, SC– Verified Buyer
I was not impressed with this product at all. I do not understand the high ratings it received. It makes thin waffles and if you put too much batter in, the batter spills all over and the design is ridiculous to clean. Buy the Waring Pro Waffle Iron, much better.
Valued Customer– Verified Buyer