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  • Durable stainless steel with mirror finish
  • Universal full size chafer
  • Elegant gold details
  • Half-circle lid handle for secure gripping
  • Two side handles for easy transportation
  • Two fuel can holders ensures patron and staff safety
  • Water pan, food pan, cover, frame, and fuel holders included
  • Dishwasher safe food pan, water pan, and cover
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Deluxe Chafing Dishes

Deluxe Chafing Dishes

Hi I’m Steve with the WEBstaurantstore and these are our deluxe chafing dishes. They are called deluxe because they are a step up from your economy chafing dishes. They have these gold tone handles and legs that make them suitable for any occasion. They also come in three different shapes. We have the round rectangular, and also the oval shapes to add a little bit of interest to your buffet line. Now, don’t be fooled by the price. These Choice brand deluxe chafers are complete sets. First, you can take a look at the outside and see how high polished that is. Its 18/8 stainless steel. It’s extremely cleanable and it’s also very durable. Now, this dome cover comes with a very heavy gold tone handle. You can see inside here you have a 2.5” deep food pan with little ears on the side on this oval one which makes it really easy to pick up. Inside here we have a 4” deep water pan with a high polished outside and we have the heavy gold handles on either side and heavy gold welded frame. And then you can see on the bottom here, we have the two fuel cell holders making it a complete kit. I love the fact that the Choice brand deluxe line of chafers comes in three different shapes. In additional to the oval one that I already showed you, we do have this rectangular one which is a full-sized chafer. It also has the added, extra benefit of a dome cover holder welded right onto the frame. For smaller portions, we also have this round chafer as well. Well, thank you for watching and if you have any questions about our deluxe chafers, please feel free to use our live chat button.

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Our stainless steel chafing dishes come in a variety of shapes and sizes at a great price. Perfect for any occasion, these chafing dishes will add pizazz to your presentation while going easy on your wallet.

Choice Chafer Fuel

Choice Chafer Fuel

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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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!

Chafer Fuel Handling Tips

Chafer Fuel Handling Tips

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

Chafer Accessories Review

Chafer Accessories Review

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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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.

How To Use A Chafer

How To Use A Chafer

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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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!

Length 25 9/16 Inches
Width 14 3/16 Inches
Height 13 Inches
Capacity 8 qt.
Color Silver
Cover Type Lift-Off
Finish Stainless Steel
Finish Gold Accent
Material Stainless Steel
Product Line Choice Deluxe
Shape Rectangle
Size Full Size
Style Mid-Range Chafers
Type Standard Chafers

Customer questions about this product

Can I use different sized food pans in this chafer?
For any of our chafers that come with a 2 1/2" deep, full-size stainless steel food pan, you may also purchase two 1/2 size or three 1/3 size pans for added serving flexibility. Whichever size food pans you decide to use, make sure you're using only 2 1/2" deep pans, as they allow the proper amount of space for water and steam.
My stainless steel chafer has fingerprints and scratches and I can't seem to get it clean. What can I do?
Try using a microfiber polishing cloth. You may not need to use any chemicals to get rid of the scratches and fingerprints. If they are not easily removed by the dry cloth, our Noble Chemical stainless steel cleaner should do the trick!
Can I put the chafer's food pan in the oven?
Yes, the food pan included with this chafer can safely be used in the oven.
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Use this Choice Deluxe 8 qt. full size gold accent chafer to create a beautiful buffet setting without breaking the bank! This rectangular chafer is made of durable stainless steel, with a mirror-polish finish and attractive gold accent legs and handles. The half-circle handle on the top of the lid also allows for easy and safe access to the food. Two side handles on the chafer's frame enables easy and steady transportation. Meanwhile, four broad legs ensure optimum stability and showcase the elegant gold detailing.

Furthermore, the 2 fuel holders promise that you have enough heat for a wide variety of foods. And the holder ensures patron and staff safety, keeping hands, clothes, and other flammable contents a safe distance from the heat. Plus, the handle and cover can be used to extinguish the flame.

By combining function with elegance, this chafer will not only impress your guests and customers, but it will also ensure your food stays at the perfect serving temperature for the duration of your catered event.

This food pan, water pan, and cover are dishwasher safe. Wash the exterior with soapy water and a microfiber cloth.

Each Kit Includes:
(1) Water pan
(1) Food pan
(2) Fuel holders
(1) Dome cover
(1) Stand

Overall Dimensions:
Length: 25 9/16"
Width: 14 3/16"
Height: 13"
Capacity: 8 qt.

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Customer Reviews

Overall User Rating: Choice Deluxe 8 Qt. Full Size Gold Accent Chafer ( 4.5 stars from 17 reviews )

    Recently bought 4 Deluxe gold chafer, love the amazing design and finish. Thank you for excellent customer service. I definitely will buy more in the future.

    from TRIPLE J Catering. Posted on

    We received our chafer today and all pieces where there. As I was looking at them the gold finish looks very dull and rusty looking, they don't look nothing like the pictures. The edges of the food and water pans were BENT, I USUALLY DON'T HAVE PROBLEMS WITH WEBSTAURANT BUT LATELY I'VE BEEN MISSING PIECES AND GETTING DAMAGED ITEMS.

    from Mr.Roland's Catering, LLC Posted on

    Thank you for your review! We are sorry to hear that the items you purchased arrived with damages. A Customer Solutions Representative will contact you shortly to resolve the issue.

    WEBstaurantStore.com Customer Solutions

    So glad I purchased rectangular chaffers. Now I have the entire set. They are sturdy, professional looking and elegant. Always get complaints from client about these chaffers

    from amazing hands catering Posted on

    I received the my gold trim chafer on time, it is beautiful . I was impressed when i opened the box. i can't wait to use it for my next party.

    from Mo Posted on

    This chafer is worth owing, it brings class and elegance to your event and not only that the food is warm all the time. You just cannot beat it. Fantastic.

    Posted on

    I own the entire set of this chafer in different shapes and sizes. They are very good medium weight chafers. These are perfect for buffets and look very elegant. I always get compliments about the gold trim. They are modern looking and elegant. They also stack which makes transport easy. They have hooks on the side to support the lid with in use. You will not beat the price and it includes the stand, water pan, food pan, lid and fuel holders.

    from Elite Catering Posted on

    The Deluxe Gold trim chafers took my catering business to the next level. The sleek look of the chafter would take any event to the next level providing service never expected by the customers.

    from Sunday Dinner Catering Posted on

    These chafers are worth of owning to make great impression at any event. they elegantly fit anywhere beauty and quality are in demand. they worth the price.

    from June Catering & Floral Design LLC. Posted on

    We have used it 5 times since we purchased 4 for our home. It always makes the dishes look store-bought! It creates a very professional and catered feel to our parties, plus keeps the food warm the whole time. I also tried placing ice cubes in one chafer for the salads, and that was a hit too!

    from Winky's Kusina sa Eskina Posted on

    I use to these chafing dishes all the time when catering events. Not only does the gold trim make them look nice they hold large amounts of food and keeps them nice and hot.

    Posted on

    I just received my chafing dishes today and I love them. Not only were they exactly what i expected, but they arrived way sooner than i expected. They really exceeded my expectations.I would recommend this item and specially ordering it from this seller because they definately deliver. I am very satisfied !!

    Posted on

    not as nice as I expected. I should have known by the price. They are low and lightweight. They don't polish well with stainless polish either. The silver/gold combo looks nice, but they are kind of cheap looking up close and need to be higher off the table. Won't purchase these again.

    from The Savory Spoon Catering Co. Posted on

    This is an entry level chafer that is meant to provide a quality, low price option for those entering into catering. If you are looking for a more durable option then you may want to consider one of our High End Chafers.

    WEBstaurantStore.com Customer Solutions

    This product is amazing. The shine stays no matter what the condition. After being handled for the whole event the fingerprints wiped right off. I would recommend this item to put a little flare to your event.

    from Innovative Catering Posted on

    Very nice chafers for the money. I have compared several in the past and these are far better than any others compared to price and quality.

    from Just Eat This Catering Posted on

    A classy and nice looking chafing dish for a bargain price. Not as sturdy as the real expensive chafers but looks the same and worth the price

    from Inne of the Abingtons Posted on

    Perfect for a party and excellent for putting up my catering services . Its pretty and must be recommended. I put my addtional order of 4 sets.

    Posted on

    I used the deluxe chafer for my daughter's birthday and everyone liked the product. I recommended the product to everyone at the party and I will purchase the product again.

    Posted on

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