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Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer

Let's you cook perfectly every time!


Lets you know when food is perfectly done.
  • Simply select food type and desired level of doneness and insert the tines
  • Color-changing backlit display lets you know when your is ready
  • All settings based on USDA-approved doneness temperatures
  • Two-minute auto shut off
  • Uses four AAA batteries (not included)
Brookstone's exclusive digital meat thermometer takes the guesswork out of grilling meat, poultry and more, making it easy to grill perfectly every time.
The Always Perfect® Chef's Fork combines a digital meat thermometer with a color-changing backlit display and simple push-button operation. The built-in thermometer measures food temperature and doneness based on USDA-approved temperatures for nine popular types of food.

This grill-specific meat thermometer is easy to use, even at night.
Simply turn on, select the desired doneness, then insert the tines. In seconds, the temperature/doneness level is shown on the digital meat thermometer's easy-to-read backlit display. The built-in auto shutoff ensures the batteries won't run down during dinner. The easy-grip, heat-resistant handle makes it safe to use.

The Always Perfect® Chefs Fork is the one tool every grill master needs. Orders yours today!
Always Perfect Chef s Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer
Always Perfect Chef s Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer
Always Perfect Chef s Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer
Always Perfect Chef s Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer

Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer

560383p

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Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer
 
4.4

(based on 139 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (84)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate readings (79)
  • Visible display (73)
  • Features/settings (65)
  • Easy to use (38)
  • Moveable (33)

Cons

  • Difficult to clean (3)
  • Difficult to read (3)
  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Barbeque (40)
  • Oven (23)
  • Patio (17)
  • Grilling (11)
  • Camping (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (49), Budget shopper (28), Grilling enthusiast (25), Midrange shopper (25), Occasional griller (14)
    • I Am A:
    • Family older kids (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Overall, pretty good!

I've always wanted one of these and finally splurged and got myself one. The prongs that you stick into the meat are so big that I felt like I was leaving gaping holes and...Read complete review

I've always wanted one of these and finally splurged and got myself one. The prongs that you stick into the meat are so big that I felt like I was leaving gaping holes and it is bulky to store in a drawer but other than that, it works great. I like that it has settings for the different types of meat and it has an automatic shut off and remembers what you used it for last. For the money, it's quite high end.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great product but,

I received this product in May 08 in Jan of 09 it broke. The batteries had basically exploded in the handle. I removed the batteries and replaced with new, but the unit became...Read complete review

I received this product in May 08 in Jan of 09 it broke. The batteries had basically exploded in the handle. I removed the batteries and replaced with new, but the unit became extremely hot. Being that this was a gift I did not have a reciept or order number therefore unexchangeable. But I gotta say it worked really well, and I will probably hesitantly purchase another.

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5.0

Great Product

By greg

from Wichita KS

About Me High-end Shopper

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Assemble
  • I Have Had Three Of These
  • In The Dishwasher But I
  • Lov Tmem So Much I Keep
  • People Keep Putting Them
  • Replacing Them

Cons

  • Dishwasher It Kills Them
  • Don't Put Them In The

Best Uses

    Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

    really love this product. I have had three of them because my family keeps putting them in the dishwasher and that kills them. But other than that this is a great product.

    • I Am A:
    • Family Older Kids

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Poor Quality

    By computer doctor

    from FL

    About Me High-end Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

    • Battery Contacts Corrode
    • Doesn't Shut Off Properly

    Best Uses

      Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

      Paid way too much for this poorly designed Chef's fork! Battery contracts totally ate away by battery acid. Bookstone replaced unit free of change. Now 6 months later the terminals are all corroded, and I paid $35 which is way too much...

      • I Am A:
      • Single Male
       
      1.0

      Disappointed

      By Tara-Tim Mom

      from Easton, PA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

      • Didn't work

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors

      Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

      Used the fork on petite filet mignons, and followed directions precisely. It kept reading rare, when it finally changed color to medium, we removed and let rest 5 minutes. There wasn't even a hint of pink inside any of the filets, they were definitely well done. I expected more from a Brookstone product.

      • I Am A:
      • Family Older Kids
       
      5.0

      My dad LOVES it!!

      By Navygirl1997

      from Yokosuka, Japan

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Assemble

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

        I bought this for my dad a couple of years ago for Father's Day and he absolutely LOVES it!!!!

        • I Am A:
        • Family Young Kids
         
        1.0

        Faulty Fork Fails after four BBQ trials

        By BBQ Joe

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Professional Chef

        Pros

        • Takes Temperature

        Cons

        • Breaks Easily
        • No Function
        • Poor Design

        Best Uses

        • Trash Pickup

        Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

        Used this thing about 4 times. It does take temperature and will tell you when meat is done all 4 times. Though - I do believe it isn't too accurate. medium rare tends to come out medium or medium well.

        The 5th time you use it, the fork will fail. The temp will show up but nothing else. The instructions warn you about the main screen not lighting up. They suggest hitting the reset button.

        The reset button does reset the thermometer but not the main screen.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Will never use another meat thermometer

        By Ticketbndr

        from Texas

        About Me Occasional Griller

        Pros

        • Easy To Clean
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Barbeque
          • Oven

          Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

          I LOVE this thing. Received one as a gift a couple years ago and have since purchased several to give as gifts because it's one of the best gadgets I've ever owned. Has improved our grilling immensely because it takes the guess work out of rare/medium/well done etc. And the face lights up so even if it's getting a little dim in the back yard as the sun sets, it's still easy to read. I use it all the time even with meat I'm cooking in the oven. Has settings for a variety of meats and fowl - I'm telling you, this thing is FANTASTIC. Best gift ever.

           
          2.0

          It won't turn off!

          By Tim the master cook

          from San Diego,California

          About Me Avid Griller

          Pros

          • Easy To Clean

          Cons

          • Poor Design

          Best Uses

          • Barbeque

          Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

          It's supposed to turn off in 2min by itself. Well I have one that is going thru batteries like crazy because it won't. It's annoying that this item isn't working right.

           
          5.0

          Amazing!!!

          By LK

          from NY

          About Me Avid Griller

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Clean
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Barbeque
            • Oven
            • Patio

            Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

            This is the best gift I've ever received. Effortless to cook to perfection, no more guessing and over cooking to be "safe"

            L:OVE IT

             
            4.0

            Great tool

            By ltd

            from Beltsville, MD

            About Me Avid Griller

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Grill Function

            Cons

            • Breaks Easily
            • Difficult To Clean

            Best Uses

            • Barbeque
            • Patio

            Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

            Have to replace fairly often because water fries the electronics, but it is so cool I keep getting replacements when they break.

             
            5.0

            Great Father's Day Gift

            By Andy

            from Edinburgh, UK

            About Me Occasional Griller

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Barbeque
              • Patio

              Comments about Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer:

              Got this for my dad who now lives in Texas and likes to grill. He was so excited when he opened it, and is still happy with the item. He said he loves it and it works much better than the previous one he had years ago, which broke easily and wasn't reliable even when it worked.
              From an ordering perspective, Brookstone made it really straight-forward and hassle free. It was clear that batteries weren't included and they easily facilitated the inclusion of batteries and a warrantee with the gift. Really appreciate you helping me send the perfect gift for Father's Day!

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              Size 18.5" L x 1.25" W
              Weight 0.85 lbs.
              Power Supply 4 AAA batteries (not included)
              Care and Maintenance Wipe with a soft, damp cloth–do not use abrasive cleaning agents

              Always Perfect Chef's Fork with Digital Meat Thermometer

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              Brookstone/OSIM-branded products are backed by a one-year limited warranty.

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              Our innovative products will provide you and your family with years of enjoyment. And with the Brookstone Protection Plus service and replacement plans, you'll have the added peace of mind knowing that if the unexpected does happen, we will simply repair or replace your covered product. Our enhanced coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty, saving you time and money.

              • Replacement Plan - 1 Year $5.99
              • Replacement Plan - 2 Year $8.99
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