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RV & Van Cooking Advantages

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When traveling in an RV, space is at a premium. This means that every inch of your RV and specifically the kitchen is vital and needs to be used wisely. Commonly the source for cooking in a RV is a two burner propane gas stove. This requires space designated to hold the propane tanks and countertop space for the burners to be permanently mounted. Additionally, if you want to cook outside of your RV, you’ll need a separate grill, and again this will require dedicated space for storage when not in use. Newr has a new approach to these problems with its battery powered smart induction burner with smart phone integration and expandable cooking surface—Chef. Here are 6 advantages of having Chef as your cooking source and 6 disadvantages of using something else.

6 Advantages with Chef

Cook Freely

Chef is battery powered induction burner which can add peace of mind knowing you will be able to park your RV and cook even in the most remote locations. The battery capacity is targeted to be capable of cooking a day’s worth of meals, so, no need to worry about rustic campsites or off grid locations. If you plan to travel with your RV and stop at sites without electrical hookups then Chef is the ideal choice.

Made to Save Space

RV life requires choices, sometimes difficult choices for the usage of the all-important kitchen space-especially countertop space, like what size kitchen to have, or what refrigerator, or how many coffee mugs. Too often some of the decisions are influenced by the stove, well not any more. Chef is portable, storable, and can be setup on almost any flat surface. So if you are pressed with where to put your stove, just remember Chef can be stored when not in use to free up that precious countertop space.

Made for Exploration

Do you travel to state or national parks, state or national forests, or wildlife preserves? If so, likely you have been to one of these beautiful places during a fire ban or no open flame. Chef is an induction burner so you can cook your meals even during the driest of climates without worry of having a potential ignition source.

Safe For Kids

If you live in a household with small children then likely you have had to say “don’t touch the stove it’s still HOT”. Chef provides its cooking using an induction burner. The principle behind induction is it only heats the ferromagnetic cookware, like cast iron or stainless steel, directly and not the adjacent surfaces. This means that the glass surface is cool to the touch shortly after removing the hot cookware. If cooking safely around kids is important to you then Chef is an ideal choice.

Powered By Standard Outlet

Chef can be charged off of any standard electrical outlet (US 110-120V) or by using solar panels or buy using any means of portable power, generator or battery pack or by the alternator in your vehicle. The flexibility and availability of electricity means that almost anywhere on grid or off grid Chef can be easily charged. So if you need a reliable cooking source which can be conveniently refilled, then Chef is a great solution.

No More Ruined Outdoor Cooking

How many times has the perfect day for a cookout been ruined by a sudden rain shower? Chef is a water resistant cooking appliance so even the rainiest of days won’t affect the performance. Additionally, Chef is an induction burner which isn’t affected by the windiest of days. Whenever you are planning to cook outside your RV, turn and grab your Chef, so you know you’ll always be able to cook in the rainiest and windiest of days.

6 Disadvantages When Cooking Without Chef

Stuck in The Kitchen

If you want to cook a meal on a grill or stove, you are subject to where the cooking appliance is located. If you want to entertain and have a dinner party in your RV or cookout under your awning, you will be standing facing your appliance instead of facing your guests. This is very similar to cooking in front of a fireplace akin to what was done hundreds of years ago. Time to get with the now and get Chef!

Stuck Carrying More Equipment

Today’s mainstream stovetops and grills require tanks, hoses, and cords to be able to cook your food. This means your RV needs a dedicated storage space for the tanks, generators, or battery packs. Moreover, it means you are anchored to the supply source. It is not too dissimilar to a dog on a leash. The dog is always happiest when it is off the leash and able to run—time to cook freely with Chef.

Higher Cooking Cost

Today’s best induction stovetops recently achieved a milestone rating of 125kWh/yr; however, this is achievement is still limited to the cost of energy at the time of cooking. With the ability to couple a battery to your cooking appliance you will be able to cook whenever and charge on off-peak times further reducing the cost of cooking to achieve the lowest possible energy rating of an induction cooking device.

Non-Expandable Cooking

The latest grills and stovetops have many sizes and options, but they don’t have the flexibility to expand the cooking surface by adding additional devices. This means that the maximum size of the cooking surface is limited to the overall device dimensions. Why not take inspiration from the popular kids building blocks and have an appliance that can be connected together to change the overall size, this is what Chef can do!

Need to Babysit Food

Why is it that we encourage notifications from our garage door, or doorbell, or email, but we don’t want to know when the water we have on for pasta is boiling? The cooking technology has been left behind for too long and it is time to bring it to the forefront. With Chef and the Newr app all of the information from cooking will be shared to your connected smartphone and help you reduce stress and eliminate cooking errors.

Not Made to Be Moved

Most cooking appliances are designed to be used indoors or outdoors or on the go. This means that you have an appliance for cooking indoors, an appliance for cooking outdoors, and yet another appliance for cooking on the go. This is likely three different appliances to have cooking fuel for, different temperature settings for, and different acceptable cookware for. Why not streamline your cooking experiences into once platform which is uniquely designed to be perfect indoors, perfect outdoors, or perfect on the go—welcome the Newr Chef.

When traveling in an RV, space is at a premium. This means that every inch of your RV and specifically the kitchen is vital and needs to be used wisely. Commonly the source for cooking in a RV is a two burner propane gas stove. This requires space designated to hold the propane tanks and countertop space for the burners to be permanently mounted. Additionally, if you want to cook outside of your RV, you’ll need a separate grill, and again this will require dedicated space for storage when not in use. Newr has a new approach to these problems with its battery powered smart induction burner with smart phone integration and expandable cooking surface—Chef. Here are 6 advantages of having Chef as your cooking source and 6 disadvantages of using something else.

6 Advantages with Chef

Cook Freely

Chef is battery powered induction burner which can add peace of mind knowing you will be able to park your RV and cook even in the most remote locations. The battery capacity is targeted to be capable of cooking a day’s worth of meals, so, no need to worry about rustic campsites or off grid locations. If you plan to travel with your RV and stop at sites without electrical hookups then Chef is the ideal choice.

Made to Save Space

RV life requires choices, sometimes difficult choices for the usage of the all-important kitchen space-especially countertop space, like what size kitchen to have, or what refrigerator, or how many coffee mugs. Too often some of the decisions are influenced by the stove, well not any more. Chef is portable, storable, and can be setup on almost any flat surface. So if you are pressed with where to put your stove, just remember Chef can be stored when not in use to free up that precious countertop space.

Made for Exploration

Do you travel to state or national parks, state or national forests, or wildlife preserves? If so, likely you have been to one of these beautiful places during a fire ban or no open flame. Chef is an induction burner so you can cook your meals even during the driest of climates without worry of having a potential ignition source.

Safe For Kids

If you live in a household with small children then likely you have had to say “don’t touch the stove it’s still HOT”. Chef provides its cooking using an induction burner. The principle behind induction is it only heats the ferromagnetic cookware, like cast iron or stainless steel, directly and not the adjacent surfaces. This means that the glass surface is cool to the touch shortly after removing the hot cookware. If cooking safely around kids is important to you then Chef is an ideal choice.

Powered By Standard Outlet

Chef can be charged off of any standard electrical outlet (US 110-120V) or by using solar panels or buy using any means of portable power, generator or battery pack or by the alternator in your vehicle. The flexibility and availability of electricity means that almost anywhere on grid or off grid Chef can be easily charged. So if you need a reliable cooking source which can be conveniently refilled, then Chef is a great solution.

No More Ruined Outdoor Cooking

How many times has the perfect day for a cookout been ruined by a sudden rain shower? Chef is a water resistant cooking appliance so even the rainiest of days won’t affect the performance. Additionally, Chef is an induction burner which isn’t affected by the windiest of days. Whenever you are planning to cook outside your RV, turn and grab your Chef, so you know you’ll always be able to cook in the rainiest and windiest of days.

6 Disadvantages When Cooking Without Chef

Stuck in The Kitchen

If you want to cook a meal on a grill or stove, you are subject to where the cooking appliance is located. If you want to entertain and have a dinner party in your RV or cookout under your awning, you will be standing facing your appliance instead of facing your guests. This is very similar to cooking in front of a fireplace akin to what was done hundreds of years ago. Time to get with the now and get Chef!

Stuck Carrying More Equipment

Today’s mainstream stovetops and grills require tanks, hoses, and cords to be able to cook your food. This means your RV needs a dedicated storage space for the tanks, generators, or battery packs. Moreover, it means you are anchored to the supply source. It is not too dissimilar to a dog on a leash. The dog is always happiest when it is off the leash and able to run—time to cook freely with Chef.

Higher Cooking Cost

Today’s best induction stovetops recently achieved a milestone rating of 125kWh/yr; however, this is achievement is still limited to the cost of energy at the time of cooking. With the ability to couple a battery to your cooking appliance you will be able to cook whenever and charge on off-peak times further reducing the cost of cooking to achieve the lowest possible energy rating of an induction cooking device.

Non-Expandable Cooking

The latest grills and stovetops have many sizes and options, but they don’t have the flexibility to expand the cooking surface by adding additional devices. This means that the maximum size of the cooking surface is limited to the overall device dimensions. Why not take inspiration from the popular kids building blocks and have an appliance that can be connected together to change the overall size, this is what Chef can do!

Need to Babysit Food

Why is it that we encourage notifications from our garage door, or doorbell, or email, but we don’t want to know when the water we have on for pasta is boiling? The cooking technology has been left behind for too long and it is time to bring it to the forefront. With Chef and the Newr app all of the information from cooking will be shared to your connected smartphone and help you reduce stress and eliminate cooking errors.

Not Made to Be Moved

Most cooking appliances are designed to be used indoors or outdoors or on the go. This means that you have an appliance for cooking indoors, an appliance for cooking outdoors, and yet another appliance for cooking on the go. This is likely three different appliances to have cooking fuel for, different temperature settings for, and different acceptable cookware for. Why not streamline your cooking experiences into once platform which is uniquely designed to be perfect indoors, perfect outdoors, or perfect on the go—welcome the Newr Chef.

Article by
Chad Mollmann

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