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Top Of The Best Chocolate Fountains Reviewed In 2018Last Updated January 1, 2019
№1 – Tek Motion 27′ 5-Tier Stainless Steel Chocolate Fondue Fountain LARGE for Big Wedding Party Hotel
№2 – Wilton Chocolate Pro 3-Tier Chocolate Fountain, 2104-9008
№3 – Nostalgia CFF986 4-Tier 2-Pound Stainless Steel Chocolate Fondue Fountain
Wilton Chocolate Pro Fountain
This particular fountain is considered one of the most user friendly and reliable units on the market. Clean up is easy as well as assembly. The chocolate flows quickly and since it holds up to lbs of melted chocolate it will satisfy a reasonably sized gathering of people.
Sephra 1730The Select 16-Inch Stainless Steel Home Fondue Fountain
How to Use a Chocolate Fountain
To get the best of your chocolate fountains, here are some things to consider as you throw a gathering for a fountain of chocolate joy.
Place: Preferably place your chocolate fountain indoors. With at least someone to assist for demonstration and guard it away from potential problems and kids.
Pre-Heat: Set the chocolate fountain in pre heat mode before adding your chocolate. This should allow a smooth flow of chocolate. As you get started. Test try too if possible (yes, you can test try! Awesome!)
Table: Do I have I sturdy table to rest my chocolate fountain on? This little simple thing can even out the pour of chocolate for a scrumptious look.
Pre-Melt: Pre-melt your chocolate before the set time for the event.
Choice of food to dip: As much as possible dry ones are preferred but not essential. You can use anything you want, however, popular choices to use a chocolate fountain with are fruits, mallows, strawberries and candy melts.
Clean up: A hot water dip immediately after use should solve any clean up dilemma.
Wilton Chocolate Fondue Fountain
Wilton makes a three-tiered fountain that holds up to 4 pounds of chocolate, the perfect size for a big birthday party or event. Removable parts make it easy to clean up, and Wilton also makes all sorts of meltable chocolate wafers (even colorful ones!) that work beautifully in the machine.
A chocolate fountain is the perfect centrepiece at a party, gathering with friends and family or even as an exciting dessert. Serve with a variety of dipping foods such as strawberries, marshmallows, fudge, banana, kiwi, profiteroles and pineapple. With a nostalgic 1950’s diner themed design and a stylish metallic red finish this Chocolate Fountain is sure to be a firm favourite.
Direct Drive Motor: No belts to adjust or break.
Heavy Duty Carrying Cases: Each chocolate fountain comes with its own heavy duty carrying case for ease of transporting the chocolate fountain.
Electrically and Sanitation Certified: ONLY Sephra chocolate fountains have passed certifications to meet health department requirements.
Melt chocolate in the bowl: Yes, you can melt your chocolate fountain chocolate directly in the bowl of your Sephra chocolate fountain.
The Sephra Chocolate Fountain: The Sephra Chocolate fountain is the tallest and most impressive in our range of chocolate fountains. Its’ height of 4inches and four tier levels deliver a very dramatic visual presentation. It will bring out the “Wow” factor you want to create at any special event or gathering. It has a maximum chocolate capacity in the bowl of 20 lbs. and will operate and deliver a full curtain of chocolate with only 1lbs. The Sephra Chocolate Fountain is the perfect addition to any large buffet to keep your guests coming back.
The Montezuma Chocolate Fountain: The Montezuma Chocolate Fountain is our 3inch, three tier chocolate fountain. Ideal for events of all sizes, the Montezuma assures a grand presentation which will impress every guest. This chocolate fountain uses the same base as the Sephra 4inch chocolate fountain which holds a maximum of 20 lbs. of chocolate. It can operate efficiently with as little as 1lbs. of chocolate.
The Aztec Chocolate Fountain: The Aztec Chocolate Fountain is a must for all caterers and chocolate fountain owners. It is the ideal chocolate fountain for smaller events such as bridal showers, birthday parties, graduation parties etc. Its’ elegant style and appealing design make it suitable for any special occasion. It is the perfect chocolate fountain to start with as you grow and expand your catering and chocolate fountain business. The maximum chocolate capacity of the Aztec Chocolate Fountain is 1lbs. and it requires only lbs. of chocolate to deliver the full curtain of chocolate.
The Cortez Chocolate Fountain: The Cortez Chocolate Fountain is the smallest Sephra commercial chocolate fountain standing at 2inches tall. It is the perfect size for portability and is contained in one single heavy duty case. It is often used as an accent chocolate fountain to add variety to the catered offering at large events. Caterers will frequently use different types of chocolate in one or two Cortez chocolate fountains or color white chocolate different colors and use the larger 4inch chocolate fountain or 3inch chocolate fountain as the main display. The Cortez chocolate fountain is very versatile and is terrific when creating a multi-chocolate fountain display for your guests.
THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN CHOCOLATE FOUNTAINS
Sephra is the most trusted name in the chocolate fountain industry for three simple reasons and this is what we deliver:
PROFITABILITY: A Sephra chocolate Fountain requires less chocolate to run, less staff to operate and is sure to increase your bookings and per capita revenue. What does this bring to your business? Increased revenue and net profits!
EASE OF USE: Every aspect of a Sephra chocolate fountain has been designed to provide Ease of Use. – Quick Set Tier System – Removable Basin – Light Weight – Melt chocolate directly in the chocolate fountain basin – Easy to clean – Easy to transport and store. What does this bring to your business? Staff Efficiency and lower costs!
RELIABILITY:“Built to Last”– Only Sephra chocolate fountains have undergone the rigors of inspection and testing by industry electrical and sanitation certification agencies. Each chocolate fountain is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
What does this bring to your business? Peace of Mind! “Who would have thought that my business could makethis much money from something this delicious!Thank you Sephra!”
We Stand Behind Our Chocolate Fountains 100%
We stand behind the quality of our Sephra Chocolate Fountains 100%, which is why we are the only chocolate fountain manufacturer which has gone to the effort and cost to have our chocolate fountains electrically certified and sanitation certified by internationally recognized certification agencies. No other chocolate fountain product in the world has met these high standards! We are pleased to deliver to our chocolate fountain customers a limited lifetime warranty on every commercial chocolate fountain we make.
Jump to fondue equipment list
Before hosting a fondue dinner, you have to ensure you have the right fondue equipment.
Having fondue is a fun and sociable event, but there is nothing that can ruin your evening as fast as having your fondue pot break under extreme heat or having your meal burn to the bottom of the pot.
Cheese Fondue Pot.
Swissmar makes excellent fondue pots for cheese fondue, like the Lugano 2-Quart, 9-Piece Cast Iron Cheese Fondue Set shown on the right.
Cheese fondue equipment uses an adjustable alcohol or gel fuel burner to maintain the constant temperature required to keep melted cheese from solidifying again.
These pots are made of ceramic or earthenware, have a flat bottom and have a large openings to accommodate dipping.
Electric Fondue Set.
In recent years, several electrical fondue pots like the Trudeau Alto In Electric Fondue Set have become really popular. Most are versatile enough to be used for all types of fondue, and as such, are considered to be a great investment when it comes to buying fondue equipment
Plug it in, set the temperature, dip and enjoy. You should fully research the product you are considering before spending your money. Make sure to look at the length of the power cord to ensure your nearest electrical outlet is close enough… (or use an extension cord.)
Nice features to have are a detachable cord, long enough cord for your dining room and dishwasher safe.
Read my reviews and recommendations for Rival fondue pots and fountains here.
Other Fondue Equipment
Dipping Trays and Lazy Susans. Lazy Susans are special fondue sets that have a variety of small bowls around the fondue pot. These bowls are meant to hold the various fondue dips that you prepare for your guests when serving meat fondue in broth or hot oil.
Safeway Chocolate Fountain is the perfect gift for chocolate lovers or for entertaining guests. It comes with a stainless steel chocolate bowl and 3-prong plug. Only available at Clicks and comes covered by our 12-month guarantee.
Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker
If you want the best fondue pot that is powerful and reliable, it is hands down the Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker. This is an electric fondue pot that is used to make chocolate, cheese, broth, and oil base fondue. It works for both western and Asian style fondue (hot pot). The Cuisinart CFO-3SS comes with all of the essential accessories such as the base, bowl, temperature probes, fondue forks, and a fork rack. The fondue pot itself is a quart bowl that has a non-stick interior for easy cleaning. Don’t worry, the non-stick material is not harmful so don’t worry about scraping it off and accidentally digesting it. Also, quarts is more than enough for people whether you are using cheese, chocolate or broth. Since this is an electric fondue maker, it needs to be plugged into the wall. However, the power cord and nice, sturdy, and long enough to reach most wall outlets in the kitchen. Attached to the power cord is a temperature control dial that is removable and goes from very low heat to high heat settings. Although it takes a bit longer than fuel based fondue sets to bring broth to a boil, the Cuisinart CFO-3SS Electric Fondue Maker is more consistent at maintaining liquids at a certain temperature.
VonShef Fondue Set
If you are looking for the best fondue pot that looks nice and stylish, you may want to give the VonShef Fondue Set a look. It is made from red cast iron porcelain enamel, which is quite suitable with cheese and chocolate fondues. Although you can make broth based fondues, it is not ideally given the material is meant to incubate at low temperatures. Also, the cast iron porcelain is extremely easy to clean and much easier than stainless steel. The set comes with color coded long stemmed fondue forks, which makes it easy to keep track of everyone’s utensils. The fondue forks look quite nice and feel very premium. The entire unit also comes with an adjustable flame burner with snuffer. You need to fuel it with either methylated spirits or solid fondue gel, which is sold separately. For those who want to be able to take this with you on the road or camping, the VonShef Fondue Set is great because it runs via fuel and not electricity. It is also quite a safe device as all of the dangerous components are well shielded from you. There is a splash protector ring to prevent liquids from spilling out while you are dipping.
Wilton Chocolate Pro 3-Tier Chocolate Fountain
For those who want the exclusively make chocolate or cheese fondue, the Wilton Chocolate Pro is the best fondue pot for you. This device is perfect for those who want to impress their guests with a fancy chocolate fountain. It can hold up to pounds of melted chocolate and works by maintaining the chocolate at a temperature that prevents it from solidifying. The melted chocolate goes with a cool level flow system and allows you guests to dip all sorts of goodies into the chocolate. This is a great gimmick for parties and does a great job in maintaining consistency and flow. While ideal for chocolate, we tried putting melting cheese instead and it works as well. The Wilton Chocolate Pro is certainly not the most expensive chocolate fondue fountain on the market, but it is also not the cheapest. We think it offers the best value for those who want a chocolate fountain because it works, is quite durable, stylish enough to be respectable at any party, and cheap enough to not break the bank. Unfortunately it doesn’t come with chocolate so you need to purchase that separately. The good thing is you don’t need to add oil or temper the chocolate.
First of all thanks for reading my article to the end! I hope you find my reviews listed here useful and that it allows you to make a proper comparison of what is best to fit your needs and budget. Don’t be afraid to try more than one product if your first pick doesn’t do the trick.
Most important, have fun and choose your Chocolate Fountains wisely! Good luck!
So, TOP3 of Chocolate Fountains
- №1 — Tek Motion 27′ 5-Tier Stainless Steel Chocolate Fondue Fountain LARGE for Big Wedding Party Hotel
- №2 — Wilton Chocolate Pro 3-Tier Chocolate Fountain, 2104-9008
- №3 — Nostalgia CFF986 4-Tier 2-Pound Stainless Steel Chocolate Fondue Fountain