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  • Produces 890 BTU's per hour
  • 6 hour burn time
  • Non-flammable liquid for safe burning
  • Screw cap top for convenient, safe storage
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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

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  • Made in America

    Made in America

    This item was made in the United States of America.

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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What is the main difference between chafer fuel cells with twist-off metal caps and fuel cells with stem wicks and plastic caps?
Once lit, chafer fuel cells with twist-off metal caps provide a quick, safe, and easy way to extinguish the flame at the end of events. The cap can simply be placed over the flame to snuff it out. Chafer fuel cells with stem wicks and plastic caps require a separate snuffer paddle, regulator, or saucer to extinguish the flame.

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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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Choice Chafing Dishes

Choice offers an expansive selection of chafing dishes, from economy models to ultra-stylish, high-end options. All dishes are designed for reliable performance and durability, while delivering unbeatable value. Learn more by watching this helpful, overview video.

Serving hot food at a buffet, breakfast bar, or off-site venue requires efficient, reliable supplies. Choice offers a great line of chafers perfect for these and other applications, with economy, mid-range, and high-end options to choose from. Choice Economy chafers are made of stainless steel and come with a frame, pan, and lift-off lid. Fuel holders are also included, helping to ensure that fuel is properly placed beneath the pan for effective heating. Plus, each frame features built-in side handles, which make transporting the chafer easy. For a more stylized buffet, Choice Classic chafers are the perfect option! Each dish is made of 18/8 stainless steel with a mirror finish, making the Classic series both durable and great for formal events and venues. These mid-range chafers are designed with elegant features, from ornate lid handles to beveled legs. Each chafer also includes a lift-off lid, frame, food pan, water pan, and fuel holder. Choice Deluxe and Choice Supreme chafers are other mid-range lines that deliver a different aesthetic. They’re made of stainless steel with eye-catching, gold or chrome accents. These accents add a touch of elegance while keeping the design sleek with straight lines and rounded edges. The stainless steel construction features a mirrored finish, and the round, oval, and rectangular shapes ensure versatility for any business. As an added benefit, most chafers include a roll-top lid. The Choice Deluxe line even offers soup chafers, with lift-off lids, and are designed to accommodate sauces, soups, and glazes. Like Choice Economy and Choice Classic chafers, food pans, water pans, and fuel holders come standard. For high-end applications, Choice Supreme offers induction chafers that boast glass tops and soft-close lids; these are perfect for use with portable or drop-in induction ranges. Standard Choice Supreme chafers are even available with a pine wood stand and built-in fuel drawer. Whatever your needs and whatever your menu, Choice provides chafing dishes to help you serve with confidence and style!

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Choice Chafer Accessories

Take a look at what accessories Choice has to offer for chafers!

Get the most out of your chafers with Choice chafer accessories. Stainless steel food pans are a great way to serve and display all of your delicious foods. Coming in a variety of sizes ranging from full size to 1/3 size, you can use any of these pans at your buffet or steam table. You can fit two ½ size or three 1/3 size pans in your Choice chafers to offer even more options. Choice also offers different kinds of chafer fuel. These canisters have either a 2, 4, or 6 hour burn time, and many are environmentally friendly. The gel fuel is great for low-profile chafers, and the wick fuel offers safer use in high-traffic areas. Use Choice chafer accessories to effortlessly complete your stylish chafer displays.

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating: Choice 6 Hour Wick Chafing Dish Fuel with Safety Twist Cap - 2/Pack

    4.9 stars from 21 reviews

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    These wick fuel cans last for at least 6 hours. Keep your food warm at parties, receptions or banquets. These light easily and work great.

    from E Lou Coffee Posted on

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    This 2 pack of warming fuel is perfect for keeping food warm at parties or receptions. Each can burns for 6 hours giving you 12 hours of heat per pack.

    from Phil's place Posted on

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    This two pack of chafer wick fuel is perfect for any banquet or reception. Simply light these cans and they will burn for six hours keeping your food nice and warm.

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    Choice 6 hour wick chafing dishes fuel comes in a 2 pack. Essential for caterers. Keeps chafing pans hot up to 6 hours with this dish fuel

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    If you've only ever tried gel fuel, you're in for a treat. These burn strong, hot, and consistently. The lids SCREW back on, so they're easy to reseal and finish using another time.

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    I really like using this choice brand six our WIC chafing dish fuel it really last long they really hold up to being in the wind

    from Place to be Bistro Posted on

    These are great especially on windy days they stay lit

    I would recommend this product to anyone who may be having a hard time finding reliable sternos. The long lasting 6 hours makes your job easier and they are a nice option that will not spill.

    from Vault catering and events Posted on

    Choice six-hour wake chafing dish fuel is perfect for any aluminum pan warming. Last nice long time so there's no need to worry about having to replace it. Provides plenty of heat to keep our food items warm

    from Lake Street Diner Posted on

    My biggest regret with this product is that I only got a 2/pack. I'm ordering a much larger package next time. They last a lot longer then many dish fuels out there.

    from The globe on my plate Posted on

    These are great burners for my chafer. They really last for the 6 hours promised. Great price also. I will buy again in the future.

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    Not much to hate about these, they pretty much are what you should expect them to be. The light fine and burn clean for a decent amount of time. overall a good buy.

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    It does the job. Not much more can be said. They are well priced and it is great that two is sold in a pack.

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    These are great burners for my chafers. They last more than long enough for my use. The only downside is that the wick sticks up higher than the lid of the holder so you can't use the top to put it out.

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    These wick chafing dish fuels are perfect for catering events, using to keep trays warm, or, using for a fondue station. The only thing I'll say that I had an issue with, is that the twist caps are rather difficult to untwist. Not sure why, but some are easier to twist off than others, but I would have a rubber can opener read for these. Also, just to be aware, once you extinguish the flame, you're not able to relight it.

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    These are amazing! They keep food warm for hours and the light up easily! These don't have the "sterno smell" I have gotten with other fuel.

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    What a noticeable difference from those cheaper chafing dish fuels. Easy to open twist cap which is resealable so you can use fuel again if you like.

    from Creativa Posted on

    Great chafer fuel, keeps things hot for a long time. Used these for an outdoor event and they did the job very well. Will be ordering again.

    from 3 Leaf Tea Posted on

    Very economical wick chafe fuel is easy on the pocket book for mere change. It last a long time but it keeps food warm not hot in the mostly middle areas where the can is located so you need to stir food around.

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    Good fuel. Burns nice a long, good for self serve events and situations where the food doesn't have to be kept blazing hot, just warm.

    from Mike's Mindful Plate Posted on

    This Chafer fuel is just what we needed to go with the Chafer Sets that we ordered. They lit easily & lasted as long as promised. Definitely a quality product at a wonderful price!

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    I always thought Chafer Fuel was all the same but apparently I was wrong... My husband and brother in law that these cans were better than the previous purchase that I done on this site... (can't remember which cans I purchased prior to this) I think it came down to the screw type lid and not the pop off type that a lot of cans have.... Anyways... Webstaurant delivers again. :-)

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