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Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set User Manual

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Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set

Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE AND CARE

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OPERATING AND SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:

WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, serious personal injury, and/or property damage:

  • Do not touch hot surfaces. Always use the handles while it is in use. Use protective oven mitts or gloves to avoid burns or serious personal injury. Use handles or knobs.
  • To protect against electric shock, do not immerse the base, power cord, plug, or product (other than a stainless steel pot) in water or expose it to other liquids.
  • Do not use the appliance unless the handles and knob are securely attached.
  • Keep the product out of the reach of children and pets. This product is not intended for use by children. Close adult supervision is necessary when any appliance is used near children.
  • Unplug the appliance from the electrical outlet before cleaning and when not in use. Allow to cool down completely before assembling, disassembling, relocating, or cleaning the appliance.
  • Do not operate the product if it has a damaged power cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Do not attempt to examine or repair this product yourself. Please call the customer service number provided in this user manual.
  • Do not leave the product unattended while it is in use. Always unplug the product from the electrical outlet when not in use.
  • Use extreme caution when moving an appliance containing hot oil or any other hot liquids.
  • Always attach the magnetic plug to the appliance first, then plug the cord into the wall outlet. To disconnect, switch the control to OFF, remove the plug from the outlet, and then remove the magnetic plug from the appliance. Pull directly on the plug – do not pull on the power cord.
  • Take proper precautions to prevent burns, fire, or personal or property damage as this appliance generates heat and steam during use.
  • Do not plug or unplug the product into/from the electrical outlet with a wet hand.
  • Use the product in a well-ventilated area.
  • Keep the product away from curtains, wall coverings, clothing, dishtowels, or other flammable materials.
  • The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer may cause injuries.
  • This product is intended for indoor, non-commercial use in cooking or heating food items for human consumption. Do not use it outdoors or for any other purpose.
  • Do not allow the power cord to hang (e.g., over the edge of a table or counter) or touch  the ot surface
  • Only the pot and lid can be used on a stovetop. All other pieces cannot be placed on or near a hot or electric burner. Do not place any pieces on or near a heated oven or  microwave oven
  • Always place the product on a flat, level, stable surface – it is not recommended to use the appliance on temperature-sensitive surfaces
  • Use the provided plug only.
  • Connect the power plug to an easily accessible outlet so that the base can be unplugged immediately in the event of an emergency.
  • Do not use the appliance with a programmer or timing device that switches it on automatically. The use of such devices is dangerous and can cause a fire risk.
  • Do not use the appliance for anything other than its intended use.
  • Do not use metal utensils other than the fondue forks provided, as they will scratch the surface of the stainless steel pot.
  • A fondue containing hot oil should not be left unattended.
    CAUTION:
    Overtightening can result in the stripping of screws or nuts or the cracking of handles or feet.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE

POLARIZED PLUG:
This appliance is equipped with a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). As a safety feature to reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug is intended to fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to defeat this feature or modify the plug in any way. If the plug fits loosely into the AC outlet or if the AC outlet feels warm, do not use that outlet.

NOTE:
This product features a special “quick release” magnetic detachable cord. For increased safety and injury prevention, the cord is designed to detach from the heating element when accidentally tripped over or pulled on.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
A short detachable power-supply cord is to be provided to reduce risks resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.: Longer detachable power-supply cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use.

IF A LONG DETACHABLE POWER-SUPPLY CORD IS USED:

  • The marked electrical rating of the detachable power supply cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance;
  • If the appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord should be a grounding type  3-wire cord; an
  • The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over.

BEFORE FIRST USE:

  • Remove all packaging material. Ensure that no packaging material debris remains on the stainless steel or heating element.
  • Before the initial use, clean the pot, forks, and fondue ring in warm soapy water. Clean the heating element with a damp cloth – DO NOT IMMERSE ELEMENT IN WATER.
  • Due to the initial heating of the materials used in the manufacturing of the product, some light smoke/vapors may be released when used initially. This is normal
  • Do not place the product on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven or microwave oven.

TO ASSEMBLE

FOR STORAGE 

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FOR USE

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TO USE

WARNING:
Do not touch hot surfaces. Always use the knob and handles of the product. Use protective oven mitts or gloves to avoid burns or serious personal injury.

NOTE:
Never use metal utensils such as forks, knives, mashers, and beaters with this product, as they will scratch the non-stick surface. Only use the forks provided or plastic, rubber, wooden, or silicone cooking utensils.

  1. Place the product on a flat, stable, heat-resistant surface.
  2. Rotate the temperature control counterclockwise to the MIN position before plugging the power cord into the wall outlet.
  3. Fill the pot with broth, cheese, chocolate, or other ingredients (depending on the selected recipe).
    CAUTION:
    To avoid any spillage or damage, never overfill the cooking pot. Total capacity approx. 12 cups; liquid (oil) approx. 5 to 6 cups.
  4. Place the pot onto the base.
  5. Place the fork guide onto the pot and make sure it is correctly attached.
  6. Connect the magnetic end of the detachable power cord into the connector on the base then connect the other end to a wall outlet.
    CAUTION:
    Do not connect the power cable to the wall outlet when the pot on the base is empty.
  7. Turn the temperature control to the desired temperature. The indicator light goes on to indicate that the heating has begun. The indicator light goes off when the selected temperature is reached.
    NOTICE:
    During cooking, the indicator light cycles on and off to indicate that the temperature is being regulated.
  8. When the required temperature has been reached, spear the ingredients with a fork and gently dip them in the fondue of your choice (broth, chocolate, or cheese). If needed, rest the fork in the slot of the fork guide.
  9. After serving, rotate the temperature control counterclockwise to the MIN position to turn off the appliance.
  10. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet, and then from the appliance.
  11. Allow the appliance to cool completely before cleaning and storing it.
    WARNING:
    Always unplug the product when not in use or when it will be left unattended.
    CAUTION:
    Use extreme caution when moving/handling the product when it is hot.

CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

CLEANING

  1. Ensure that the appliance is completely cooled before cleaning. Remove the temperature control dial from the socket before cleaning the product.
  2. Drain excess broth, cheese, or chocolate, or wipe the interior surface of the base with a paper towel.
  3. Thoroughly wipe the lid and base of the product with a hot, soapy cloth/sponge, ensuring that water or soap does not enter the socket.
    CAUTION: After use, do not pour cold water onto the product, as the sudden temperature change may damage the product or create a burn hazard.
    NOTE: Do not place the base or cord in a dishwasher.
    NOTE: Do not use bleach or abrasive cleansers/scouring pads to clean the product, as they may damage the non-stick finish.
  4. Rinse with hot water and thoroughly dry.
  5. Ensure the socket and electrical pins are completely dry before storing or resuming use.
  6. If cleaning the temperature control dial is necessary, wipe with a soft, damp cloth sponge and dry thoroughly.
    NOTE:
    Do not immerse in water or place a temperature control dial in a dishwasher.
  • Before each use, ensure the handles are securely attached.
  • Store the product in a cool, dry place.

MAINTENANCE

  • Before each use, ensure the knob is securely attached and retightened as necessary.
  • Store the product in a cool, dry place.
  • For better non-stick performance, it is recommended to add a teaspoon of cooking oil before each use.
  • Never heat an empty utensil. Be sure there is oil, butter, liquid, or food before placing the cookware on the range or burner.
  • Cooking on excessive heat can cause warping of the cookware and permanent damage to the non-stick coating.
  • Never cut anything in the cookware or use utensils with sharp edges to avoid piercing the non-stick surface.
  • Add salt to water only after it has come to a boil. Salt grain deposit on the cookware bottom will attack the metal as the heat melts it down.
  • Never use metal scouring pads to clean the non-stick surface.
  • Never put cold water into a hot utensil. Sudden temperature changes may cause the metal to warp, resulting in an uneven bottom. Let cookware cool down on its own or place it in lukewarm soapy water.
  • The exterior may become dull and discolored due to the action of certain detergents. Our warranty does not cover this type of wear, as the performance of the pan is not affected.

WARRANTY

1-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY.
This warranty covers any defects in materials and workmanship for one (1) year from the date of the original purchase. Please retain your original receipt as proof of the purchase date. Any complaints must be registered within the warranty period. The product will be repaired, replaced (parts or entire appliance), or refunded at our sole discretion.  Shipping charges may apply

This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting from any of the following:
Negligent use or misuse of the product including failure to clean the product regularly, use for commercial purposes, accident, use on improper voltage or current, use contrary to the operating instructions, disassembly, repair, or alteration by anyone other than a STARFRIT authorized service agent. Stains, discoloration, and minor scratches on the inside and outside of the utensil constitute normal use, do not affect performance, and are not covered by this warranty.

Decisions as to the cause of damage are the responsibility of Starfrit. All decisions will be final.

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FAQS About Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set User

What is included in the Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set?

Typically, the set includes a stainless steel pot, an electric base with temperature control, fondue forks, and a recipe booklet.

How does the electric fondue set work?

The electric base heats up the stainless steel pot, melting the fondue ingredients inside. Users can adjust the temperature according to their preferences.

Is the fondue pot dishwasher safe?

Usually, the pot and forks are dishwasher safe, but it’s recommended to check the specific care instructions provided by the manufacturer.

What type of fondue can be made with this set?

The Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set can be used to make various types of fondue, including cheese, chocolate, and oil-based fondues.

What is the capacity of the fondue pot?

The capacity can vary, but typical fondue pots in this set hold around 2 to 3 quarts of liquid.

How long does it take for the fondue to heat up?

Heating time may vary depending on the amount and type of fondue being prepared. Generally, it takes around 10-15 minutes to heat up the fondue.

Can the fondue pot be used on a stovetop?

It’s essential to check the manufacturer’s instructions, but most electric fondue pots are not suitable for use on a stovetop.

What is The Rock non-stick coating?

The Rock is a patented non-stick coating technology by Starfrit, designed to resist scratching and abrasion, providing long-lasting performance.

Is the fondue pot safe for use with metal utensils?

The Rock coating is generally durable and can withstand metal utensils, but it’s recommended to use silicone or wooden utensils to prolong the life of the non-stick surface.

Can this fondue set be used for gatherings or parties?

Yes, the Starfrit The Rock Electric Fondue Set is suitable for gatherings, parties, or any occasion where you want to enjoy fondue with friends and family.

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