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  • Durable stainless steel with polished mirror finish and gold trim
  • Two side handles on the food pan to easily change food
  • Chafing fuel holder for patron and guest safety
  • Broad legs for optimum stability
  • Half-circle cover handle for easy and comfortable removal
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Dress up your catered events with this Choice Deluxe 8 qt. gold accent soup chafer!

Combining the strength of stainless steel with the beauty of gold, this chafer is designed for everyday use at your finest catered events. Use it to serve piping hot soups, stews, or spicy dips and sauces with a dazzling dash of eye-catching gold.

Durable Stainless Steel

A durable stainless steel construction ensures this chafer is built to withstand everyday use, while providing a timeless appearance that blends in with your classic decor.

Elegant Gold Accents

Featuring elegant gold accents, this chafer is the perfect accompaniment to formal receptions, ceremonies, business events, and other affairs.

Mirror Finish

To draw your guests in, a mirror finish on the lid and body of this chafer beautifully picks up on, and reflects out, your venue's ambient lighting for a glamorous presentation.

Fuel Holder

A fuel holder ensures your culinary creations maintain temperature with even, consistent heat distribution. For easy and effortless placement, this fuel holder slips into the pre-cut hole in the base of the chafer stand.

Ample 8 qt. Capacity

With an ample 8 qt. capacity, this soup chafer is ideal for catering and buffets.

Sturdy Handles

A sturdy handle on the cover makes for efficient service, while two handles on the chafer stand ensure easy transport.

Broad Legs

For optimum stability, a total of three broad, evenly-spaced legs keep the chafer sturdy on your buffet line.

Customer Q&A Ask a Question

My stainless steel item 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.

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!

Chafer Fuel Handling Tips

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

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.

Chafer Basics

Learn the basics of how to operate a chafer!

Choice Chafer Accessories

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

Choice Deluxe Chafing Dishes

Check out the style the Choice Deluxe chafers can bring to your event. With a durable construction and sleek design, it is the perfect choice when you need to display hot food with ease.

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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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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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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Chafer Basics

1) Place water pan in frame
2) Add one inch of hot water
3) Place fuel in fuel holder
4) Light fuel
5) Warm for 20 minutes
6) Add hot food

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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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Add an elegant look to your buffet with Choice Deluxe chafers. Mix and match the rectangular, oval, and round Deluxe chafers on your buffet for a dynamic display. The rectangular chafers hold a full size, 8 qt. food pan, which is perfect for serving entrees and large sides. Or choose one of the deep soup chafers to serve stews and soups. These chafers are made of stainless steel construction that is both durable and stylish. The mirror finish and the gold accents on the handles and legs give your display extra shine. And the soup chafers are also available with chrome accents. You can count on these upscale chafers to hold up under everyday use so you can serve food with confidence at your event. Each chafer comes with a water pan, food pan, cover, frame, and fuel holders so you can get started right away. For both style and durability, Choice Deluxe chafers are the perfect option for your catered event.

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Chafer Includes:
  • Water pan: 1
  • Food pan: 1
  • Cover with gold accent handle: 1
  • Fuel holder: 1
Overall Dimensions:
  • Diameter: 16 1/2 Inches (with handles)
  • Height: 13 Inches
  • Capacity: 8 qt.

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating: Choice 8 Qt. Deluxe Round Gold Accent Soup Chafer

    4.5 stars from 10 reviews

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    This chafer is so nice! It's a great value for the price, it looked very elegant on my serving buffet. It was very functional. There is a little bracket that the lid fits onto the back side of the stand if you want to have the lid off of the dish.
    The isn't that strong.I was expecting something sturdy of good value for the pay.but was a bit disappointed with the production..the pans are a. It ok just the stand thou
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    easy to use.so easy to clean before and after use. Got awesome prAises because of the gold trimmings and the price. Higly recommended!!family n friends
    This is a nice 8 quarter cafer. It has attractive style with the silver and touch of gold. We use it to serve soup and potatoes out of on our buffets.
    Excellent choice for presentation of soups, but also pasta as well. We used it at our thanksgiving dinner and it was a bit hit amongst everyone present.
    This soup chafer is very elegant. Love the gold accents. It holds quite a bit also. I had many compliments on this item. Will purchase another very soon.
    ABSOLUTELY love this soup chafer! Both deep and wide, we use this chafer for any soup, sauces or gravy! it looks great when you have the rectangular and oval chafers included! We plan on getting all collections with the Gold accent! I recommend this soup chafer to EVERYONE
    Wow What a awesome Chafer! This really was a head turner, the style and elegance really made my clients appreciate being able to order from me. I Can't wait for future orders!
    I was so excited when i received my Choice 8 quart deluxe soup chafer gold..its so beautiful to show case my dishes and you cannot beat the price. .
    Shrimp grits are a specialty of my catering business. I use this chafter to serve them from. I keep the cheese toppings for the grits in a separate bowl and prepare the shrimp on site in a wok.

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