• Always check the User Manual for guidance on the safe use of your Clever Chef before you do any cooking.

    Remember that you will be working with hot food, so always ensure that all safety requirements are fully in place before you start any cooking and please exercise care and caution as you follow the steps in this guide.

    Take care when opening the lid as the food will be hot. Always use oven gloves and wear an apron to help protect yourself from burns.

    Also refer to the Safety information topics in this guide for information.
  • 1.

    Press the opening button to open the lid.

  • 2.

    Remove the inner pot.

  • 3.

    Fill the inner pot with the amount of water required for the recipe.

    CAUTION: Do not fill the inner pot above the MAX line and ensure the 0.5L line is covered by liquid.

  • 4.

    Replace the inner pot.

  • 5.

    Close the lid.

  • 6.

    Insert the power cord and connect to mains power.

  • 7.

    The CleverChef will make a loud bleep and “-- --“ will be displayed.

  • 8. Repeatedly press the Menu button to navigate to the Poach cooking mode.
    After pressing the Menu button once, you can also navigate to the desired cooking mode using the + or - buttons.
  • 9.

    Press and hold the Start button.

  • 10. The CleverChef will start to bring the water up to temperature.
  • 11.

    The CleverChef will bleep several times when it has reached the desired temperature.

  • 12.

    Press the opening button to open the lid.

  • 13. Add your ingredients.
    CAUTION: Do not overfill the inner pot above the MAX line.
  • 14.

    Close the lid.

  • 15.

    Press the Start button to begin the cooking process.

  • 16. When the timer has finished, your CleverChef will bleep and automatically switch over to the "Keep Warm" function.
    The Keep Warm function will run for a maximum of 24 hours.
  • 17. Press the Keep Warm/Cancel button to cancel the Keep Warm function.
  • 18.

    Disconnect the power cord from the mains power and allow your CleverChef to cool for a few minutes.

  • 19.

    Press the opening button to open the lid.

  • 20.

    Remove the inner pot using oven gloves or a heat proof cloth.

    After using your CleverChef please clean it by following steps in the Cleaning, Safety and Maintenance section.