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  • Clean burning
  • Minimal soot and odor release
  • produces 890 BTU's an hour
  • Keeps food hot and ready to serve

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Instantly enhance and prolong your hot food serving capabilities with this Choice 6-hour wick chafing dish fuel!

Delivering a consistent, long-lasting flame, this Choice wick fuel is essential for reliable chafer heating. Its wick design and non-flammable liquid diethylene glycol fuel promote safe burning that is also easy to light. Great for any restaurant buffet line or catered event, this series of Choice wick chafing fuels serves as the hottest and safest burning fuel on the market.

  • Recyclable

    Recyclable

    This item is able to be recycled under some recycling programs.

Up to 6 Hours of Burn Time

This fuel is capable of producing 890 BTU's per hour to allow for approximately 6 hours of burn time.

Screw Cap Top

For convenient storage when not in use, the can comes with a resealable screw cap top to ensure safe keeping.

Safe and Easy to Use

Despite burning hotter than any comparable wick fuel, the can stays cool to the touch while lit for worry-free handling at all times. Plus, any wick fuel that spills from the container will not ignite. This not only adds further protection for your staff and guests, but guards your establishment from dangerous fires that could cause irreparable damage.

Eco-Friendly

The 6.9 oz. can is comprised entirely of recyclable aluminum, and the liquid is produced from renewable, sustainable resources.

Choice Brand

Choice is dedicated to providing you with catering supplies, paper and disposable supplies, small kitchen hand tools, and serving solutions at the best possible prices. Whether you are looking for a strong and durable utility cart or inexpensive dispenser napkins, Choice has just what you need at a price you can afford!

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Choice Chafer Fuel

In this video, Corporate Chef Matt Schuler explains the best options to suit your needs when it comes to chafer fuel. From gel fuel or wick fuel, or fuel that burns up to 6 hours, Choice Chafer fuel has just what you need for every occasion!

Whether you're catering a banquet, wedding, bridal shower, or other special event, we have the best selection of chafers and accessories at the best prices. My name is Matt Schuler, product expert and corporate chef. Today I am going to show you why Choice brand chafing fuels should be your #1 Choice for chafing fuel. Our buying power and skilled purchasing department allow us to keep our pricing incredibly low without sacrificing quality. We offer 3 different types of chafing fuels by Choice. 2 hour, 4 hour, or 6 hour(show pic of 3 cans) Of these three products, you will need to choose which fuel source best fits your application: wick fuel or gel fuel. Choice chafer gel fuel is the hottest and longest burning ethanol fuel on the market! Made from 200 proof gelled ethanol and capable of producing 1630 BTU's per hour, its gelled formula provides a higher heat output than conventional wick fuels and allows for maximum burn time. It is also easy to light, odorless, and burns clean. It delivers high-quality heat that burns hotter, longer, and safer than comparable fuels. Choice Gel fuel is offered in a 2 hour burn time. While Choice wick fuel is offered in 4 & 6 hour burn times. Although the 2 hr gel fuel offers to the lowest cost per can, the best value in terms of burn time & cost/hour is the 6 hour wick fuel. Because our wick fuel offers a convenient screw on lid, you can reuse the fuel to get the full 6 hours of usage out of it. If safety, flexibility and cost per hour are what you are looking for, then Choice wick chafer fuel is your brand. Our 6 hour wick fuel costs 18 cents/hour as compared to 24 cents/hour for the 4 hour wick fuel and 26 cents/hour for the two hour gel fuel. Its wick design and diethylene glycol fuel promote safe burning and help to keep the can cool to the touch even during use, while still providing a consistent, long-lasting flame. Even when spilled the liquid does not burn! These Choice fuels are also eco-friendly! Each can is made from recyclable aluminum, and the ethanol is produced using natural and recycled raw materials, resulting in a high-performance chafer fuel that is organic, biodegradable, 100% recyclable and made in the USA. Choice chafer gel and wick fuels are both great product, but here is a comparison to make your decision easier. Offered in a 2 hour burn time, Choice Gel fuels burn the hottest, are the least expensive and are the best option for chafers with low-resting water pans. On the other hand, Choice chafer wick fuels are available in both a 4 and 6 hour burn time, burn clean diethylene glycol, feature a resealable lid to get the maximum burn time and are cool to the touch. In addition, you don’t have to worry about spilled liquid because any spilled wick fuel won’t ignite. Check out our burn time comparison sheet, cost per hour chart, as well as the MSDS sheet, and our chafing fuel buying guide on our product page. (Show screen shot of product page/comparison chart/cost per hour chart). We also have a chafer fuel savings calculator where you can plug in the amount of fuel used per week and see how much savings you will have by switching to 6 hour Choice brand wick fuel. These charts will help you make a better buying decision! As always, click on the chat button for further questions regarding Choice brand chafing fuels. We hope this video helped you make the right “choice” for your foodservice application!!

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Chafer Fuel Handling Tips

Check out this video to learn some vital tips about handling chafers and chafer fuel!

Remember to always follow equipment manufacturer’s recommendations for pre-heating, but here are some safety tips to insure you have a safe and efficient chafer set-up…(Voice over portion showing shots of each step quickly) -Always select fuel to last the length of engagement so it will not be necessary to change fuels during the event -Always ensure water is hot and steaming and foods are at a minimum serving temperature of 140°F before putting food pan in place -Always use proper tool for removing lids. -Chafing fuels are NOT designed to cook; only maintain proper temperature for serving -Keep chafing fuels away from flammable table decorations or nearby items (i.e., curtains) -Always light fuels IN PLACE; use a long reach match or butane lighter; do not use other lighted cans or rolled up paper -Avoid touching GEL-TYPE cans as they become superheated overtime as the flame burns into the can -Always extinguish chafing fuel at the end of the event, using the proper tool -Dispose of spent fuel cans properly As always, click on the chat button for further questions regarding Choice brand chafing fuels. We hope this video helped you make the right “choice” for your foodservice application!!

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Chafer Accessories Review

Accessorize your Choice chafer with our full, 1/2, and 1/3 size food pans! Also check out our 3 types of chafer fuel, convenient microfiber cleaning cloths, and even our refillable long tip lighters.

Another question we get sometimes is whether or not you can use different sized pans in these chafers. And the answer is yes, you can half size and 1/3 size pans. Now, the unit comes with a full sized 2 1/2" deep pan, which I’ll remove, but as long as you’re using 2 1/2" deep pans, you don’t want them any deeper than that or else you’ll be into the water in the water pan. But you can see those half size pans fit in there just right, and if you take this off, we can see that you can put the 1/3 size pans in there as well. Besides being able to purchase different sized food pans from us, you can also purchase different types of fuel. We have the wet fuel, the gel fuel, and we even have environmentally friendly fuel. We also have these microfiber cleaning cloths; these are the perfect thing for polishing the chafer, sometimes they do so well you don’t even need a chemical polish. And we also have these long tip, refillable lighters available as well. Well thank you for watching, and if you have any questions, please feel free to use our live chat button.

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How To Use A Chafer

Watch as Steve demonstrates the proper way to use your chafer, from how much water you will need to when you should light the fuel. And remember, a chafer is only for keeping food warm, not for cooking it!

And now to take a look at how we’re going to use the chafer. The first thing you’re going to do once you have it set up and your water pan in your frame is you’re going to fill the water pan with about 1 inch of very hot tap water. This will allow the temperature to come up a lot quicker. So once you do that, cover the chafer with the lid. Open up your fuel cell and place it in your fuel holder along with the fuel holder cover, which you should have open. Don’t light this until you’ve placed the fuel cell underneath the chafer. Then you can light it with a long-tipped lighter. Let it come up to temperature for about 20 minutes and then you’re ready for your food. The important thing about your food is that it has to be hot going in; a chafer is not designed to cook your food. It’s designed to keep it warm once it’s already cooked. I’m going to take the lid off, get my hot asparagus, and there we are. We’re ready to serve. Thank you for watching, and if you have any questions, please feel free to use our live chat button.

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating: Choice 6 Hour Wick Chafing Dish Fuel - 24/Case

    4.8 stars from 80 reviews

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    Great choice on the 6-hour chafel fuel....I did not need to use another fuel because the 6 hours held up to its promise...I was very pleased!!

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    I purchased for a Memorial Day event for 75 people, I only need to use 15 fuel chargers. Great for heating up WARM FOODS. This will not heat up, frozen foods, it's perfect for OUTDOOR bbq, for small- mid size gatherings. The price and shipping were perfect, and the best prices anywhere. No leaks, and no duds, in teh case.

    from MOMMY IS A GENIUS CATERING Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    These chafing dish fuels are great for long events. They last the full 6 hours keeping the food hot. I would highly recommend this product.

    from Castle Catering Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    The Choice Wick Chafing Dish Fuel provides a strong, consistent burn and is very easy to light. Even in semi-windy outdoor conditions the wick stays burning strong. The fuel does, however, run out prior to the 6 hour mark, so estimate closer to 5 hours. of true burn time

    from Study Abroad Posted on

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    I purchased the 6 hour chafing fuel because they lasts longer and would not have to be changed out during my event. They burned the entire time (4-6 hours). Kept all my dishes steamy hot!

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    I ordered these items for my wedding. The timing for shipment was perfect. They are great and long lasting. I highly recommend this product. love them

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    1 out of 1 found this review helpful

    This arrived in such a big messed. The box is soaked with fuel. Customer service replace it right away. I will order some more in the future. Thank you webstaurant for keeping your customers happy!

    from Genie Posted on

    Great product, very durable and long lasting fuel better quality than one you would buy at other retail stores. Its also at great price for the quantity!

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    We've used these for every catering event that we have done and then we also have served entrees with it as well. It doesn't very well with the typical ways of lowering the extent of the flame as the wick flairs up.

    from Town Square Market Posted on

    You can't argue that this is a pretty good deal. I can buy similar products from other vendors and I get the same quality here for much less.

    from Grand Forks Country Club Posted on

    Most liquid heat products that I have used usually burn out before I have completed my catering. This product goes all the way and is less expensive.

    from The White Horse Pub Posted on

    I know this is very nit picky but they did not last for six hours. Some of the screw tops were difficult to get off. Overall good product.

    from Parker Foods LLC Posted on

    These work flawlessly and the price is right. Just used them on 2 catering jobs and they were perfect - kept the food nice and hot and gave off no smoke. Highly recommended!

    from Blueberries Posted on

    We purchased this for fuel for our annual Greek Fest. It is long burning and doesn't smell like some chafing dish fuel. We did get one case that had a couple of open cans that had spilled, but true to form, Webstaurant immediately took care of the problem by sending another case out. I wouldn't shop anywhere else for restaurant supplies.

    from St Anne Orthodox Church Posted on

    Don't last too long I only have it to start off with, but the price is ok. Will be ordering more later in the future.

    from Old School B B Q & More Posted on

    Sterno is priced competitively with other companies. It was nice to open my door and have them sitting g on my front porch ready to use.

    from WMC Posted on

    THANK YOU!! I needed the fuel for the chafing dishes and the box arrived on time and we will get to use them tomorrow for Thanksgiving. I asked for these before Thanksgiving and they arrived on time and we will have nice, warm food for the holiday. Thank you so much for your timely shipping and for the quality of your product. It is appreciated!!!

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    Easy to light and unscrew. They also last the six hours that it advertises. We do not notice any difference when compared to the leading brand.

    from 3 Restaurant Posted on

    We ordered these for an event. They kept our hot foods at the perfect temperature while people took time to visit and wander. The value was an additional win for us!

    from NERS Posted on

    I got a case of these for work. They all lasted over 6 hours of burn time. We used them indoors and I was happy they did not have the nasty oder that some have. Great product thanks.

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