Nerd out in the brand new Anova Kitchen!

Last week we unveiled the long awaited #anovakitchenSF! We had hundreds of friends, family, and food nerds visit 667 Howard in San Francisco over a 3-day span in a space we were super-excited to show off. Check out some stellar pics from the events below, and stay tuned for the next opportunity to throw down in the Anova Kitchen.

Friends & Family Launch

We kicked off the jam-packed week with a friends and family event. We served up a load of beverages, along with some uber-tasty sous vide bites and reveled in our new digs. We were even so excited for the launch, we went red carpet style and flashed some bulbs with a walkway at the entrance.
Retail extraordinaire Lindsey, and her lovable sidekick Milo!
Serving up some scrumptious bites
Sous vide pork tenderloin for the tastings
36-hour sous vide chuck roast
Good times and great food
Beverage bar

#anovafoonerd Night!

The next day, we debuted the space to our loyal, lovable, and amazing #anovafoodnerds. A similar theme to the opening night, with beverages and bites, but this time were able to give our customers a sneak peek and receive valuable feedback, advice, and more. We grubbed out, and did some stellar meet and greets, and some app and product demos to cap the night off.
We love our #anovafoodnerd fam
Carving station
Nerding out
Nathan, one of our app designers, giving a demo.
Chatting with a couple #anovafoodnerds
Instagram station
Everyone has a seat at the table. One of our core company values.

What’s Next, Nerds?

We are super-excited to share more plans, events, and happenings in the Anova Kitchen. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @anovaculinary, Twitter @anovaculinary, and on Facebook at Anova Culinary! Hit us up with what you want to see, experience, learn and do at #anovakitchensf!

Take Dad from Cooking Dud to Sous Vide Stud

As a new dad who loves food and cooking, it was difficult to get good food on the table every night after my son Jett was born. I received my first Anova Precision Cooker about four years ago as a gift and it’s safe to say it’s the best gift I’ve ever been given, you know, besides that sweet baby and my lovely wife Selena. There are also tons of fun things I can do with this cool new kitchen tool, beyond traditional meals you might expect. Grab that same gift for dad, and let him in on the secrets of sous vide. Extra credit: it’s on sale! Boom.. Extra credit: it’s on sale! Boom. (more…)

Sous Vide Fried Chicken with #anovafoodnerd Justin Borecky

Fried chicken. Everybody loves it, but not everybody is confident enough to make it at home. That’s where sous vide fried chicken comes in. With your Anova Precision Cooker, you don’t have to worry if the chicken is underdone…ever! It’s cooked to perfection every time. If you’ve got a party, you could even cook the chicken ahead, and just fry it for the party. Less stress is always best, so go get some birds, beers, and fry up a fried chicken feast!
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How to Throw a Killer Mother’s Day Feast For Mom

Mom deserves the best, but let’s be honest, cooking for her can be quite the intimidating task! The good news? We got a menu fit for a queen, and it’s super simple to prepare. Whether you’re cooking for mom, your wife, or even that mom that loves her Anova Precision Cooker so much that she won’t relinquish the rights for the day, there’s a dish here that’s sure to be a sous vide success.

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Sous Vide Chinese Crispy Duck Breast from #anovafoodnerd Jeff Akin

When done right, roasted Peking duck is a thing of beauty: shiny, golden crispy skin and succulent, wonderfully fatty meat served with an array of thinly sliced vegetables and warm thin pancakes or steamed buns.

I recently endeavored to recreate at home, but the three-day process didn’t yield anything close to the beautiful bird served at my favorite local Chinese restaurant. Overall, it was fine, but certainly not worth three days of my time, especially when I can have it prepared perfectly at the restaurant in just 30 minutes.

The most disappointing part was the duck breast, which was woefully overcooked and chewy. This led me to wonder if the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker could help. My goal: perfectly cooked duck breast with crunchy skin and deep flavor, all in just a few hours.

Even when not cooking a whole duck, getting the duck breast correctly cooked throughout while crisping the skin to a crisp golden brown can be challenging. Of course, sous vide makes it virtually foolproof. (more…)

How #anovafoodnerd Erika Turk Landed Her Dream Job

Not often can you say that you got your dream job from posting your favorite foods on Instagram. This is exactly what happened with Erika Turk, our previously featured food nerd!”

In January, Erika whipped up this plate of vegetarian vittles which grabbed the attention of a test kitchen. They contacted Erika about coming on board to be their sous vide queen and create killer recipes to share far and wide! Check out some of Erika’s favorite dishes below.

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Nano Update

Howdy Nano Nerds, We’re excited to tell you that we’ve made significant progress on the Nano and are getting ready for mass production (WooHoo!). So what have we been doing in our secret underground lair? Well . . . (more…)

Winner Winner Valentine’s Dinner!

Ask anyone in the restaurant industry: going out on Valentine’s Day is the worst day of the year. This year, switch it up, and cook restaurant-quality meals for a fraction of the price in the comfort of your own home with your Anova Precision Cooker!

Choose the meal of your loved one’s dreams from the options below, and serve a stunner. Whether it’s lobster, steak, both(!), or a flavor-packed vegetarian mushroom entree, you’re sure to enjoy a dinner to remember! As an added bonus, we’ve included make-ahead desserts, dishes that cook at the same temperature, and ensured every dish is super-simple to prepare, so you can focus on that special someone, rather than being stuck in the kitchen all evening.

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