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Messermeister Chef’s Torch

Trigger-start aluminum torch for perfect crème brûlée. Up to 2700°F. 200 minutes use per 9-oz. butane canister (not included).Read More

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49 95 49.95
Sugg. $62.00
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Description

Trigger-start aluminum torch for perfect crème brûlée. Up to 2700°F. 200 minutes use per 9-oz. butane canister (not included).

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  • CPSC Approved (Consumer Product Safety Commission)
  • Child Resistant Lock
  • Adjustable 2700 degree F Anti-Flare Jet Flame
  • Refillable Butane Gas

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Customer Reviews

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Good Torch
Been using for awhile now. Lights every time, solid, easy to refill, detachable base, great flame control, and looks good
January 16, 2012
"Does the job, does it well"
This is a solid product, producing a very consistent and hot flame. The igniter works the first time almost every time, and the flame adjustment is precise.

One possible complaint about this product could be the switches, which are somewhat loose and plasticy-feeling, but this doesn't really affect the torch's functionality
October 10, 2013
Fun kitchen tool
This torch is perfect for caramelizing sugar on creme brulee and for toasting marshmallows on s'mores pie. It has worked great for many years although I don't use it every day. I bought one for my mom for Christmas and she loves it too.
October 10, 2013
First Torch
This is the first torch I have owned -- so I cannot compare it. However, it was EXTREMELY easy to fill and use. Worked like a charm - I am very happy with my purchase
May 13, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
 

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
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making creme brûlée...good reviews
Kelly K on Apr 15, 2018
i love lamp
colby w on Mar 30, 2018
making creme brûlée...good reviews
Kelly K on Apr 15, 2018
was on a gift registry
Sue T on Apr 3, 2018
i love lamp
colby w on Mar 30, 2018
on registry
SUSAN C on Feb 28, 2018
drinks and deserts
ines P on Feb 3, 2018
I'm trying to experiment more with desserts. My next project is to create the perfect creme brulee.
John Jay P C on Jan 19, 2018
Looks well made. Like the wide handle, should be easy to work with.
Gerry H on Jan 17, 2018
I researched chef's torches and after my investigation I decided this item would meet my needs. It was highly recommended.
FRANCES M on Dec 29, 2017
wanted it for my daughter who couldn't find one
Judith G on Dec 22, 2017
Great gift for my husband
Cynthia E on Dec 21, 2017
My old torch broke after many years use.
The Messermeister looked the best: reviews, features, etc....
William M on Dec 19, 2017
gift for spouse
Cyril M on Dec 12, 2017
Looked like a good purchase for a gift for someone who wanted one.
Caroline D on Dec 9, 2017
Husband wants a food torch.
Jennifer J on Dec 5, 2017
The torch works so well, worth the price!
JOE P on Dec 2, 2017
The person I am giving this to requested it.
Ann M on Nov 29, 2017
My daughter in law saw mine and wanted one of her own.
Gina F on Nov 24, 2017
better reviews then others out there
Christina J on Nov 24, 2017
Christmas gift
Diane N on Nov 13, 2017
I chose this product based on the reviews from other customers.
Michelle U on Nov 13, 2017
Always wanted one
Melissa L on Nov 12, 2017
For Creme brulee
Danielle O on Nov 12, 2017
Great quality
Cyndi J on Nov 1, 2017
A gift for a friend.
Kathleen C on Oct 15, 2017
Creme brule!!!!
Leslie W on Sep 6, 2017
I wanted a good quality torch for my cooking pleasures.
Teresa Z on Jun 3, 2017
I was looking for a kitchen torch for creme brulee, meringue, etc and this particular one was very highly rated.
Jacqueline S on May 21, 2017
To carmelize sugar on creme brûlée
Vickie C on May 11, 2017
This was the less expensive option for a butane-fueled, handheld blow torch. With shipping, it still costs less than the alternative costs without shipping charges. Plenty of good reviews, my use will be similar to other positive reviewers.
Anna G on May 11, 2017
Cost. Reviews. Specs.
Jennifer D on May 1, 2017
gift for friend
Lexin W on Apr 13, 2017
only option for kitchen torch
Sarah W on Jan 25, 2017
Yeup
Arturo M on Jan 2, 2017
This will be the perfect item to accompany my husband's sous vide setup for Christmas. Can't wait to see what he makes with it!
Trudy M on Dec 14, 2016
Purchased solely for creme brulee, but who knows? I may find other uses.
Claudia Z on Dec 9, 2016
I need one and it looks very sturdy and easy to use.
Earlene B on Dec 6, 2016
I had researched this, and this looked like the best one for the price.
Beth M on Nov 29, 2016
Use with my Sous Vide
Karen J on Nov 9, 2016
reputation of manufacturer
Walter w on Nov 7, 2016
gift
nancy e on Nov 6, 2016
Great price
Maureen Q L on Sep 3, 2016
school
ERIN M on Aug 23, 2016
My niece likes to cook at it was on her registry
Mary P on Jul 25, 2016
Gift Registry Listing
Brian K on Jul 6, 2016
Gift
Michael P on Jun 7, 2016
Cream brûlée recipe
Cynthia S on Apr 7, 2016
Custards, Sear on sous-vide steaks, etc
John C N on Mar 19, 2016
The rest of the Christmas gift for my daughter.
Elizabeth K on Mar 15, 2016
Good reviews. They said it was easy to fill and comfortable to use.
Fiona B on Mar 2, 2016
I make crème brûlées quite often, and the last torch I bought was half the price and has stopped working after a couple of years. This one had very good reviews, so starting a new year with it!
Nabeela A on Dec 31, 2015
was on a gift registry
Sue T on Apr 3, 2018
on registry
SUSAN C on Feb 28, 2018
WHERE DO I BUY BUTANE TORCH?
A shopper on Jan 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You can get the butane any number of places (Amazon carries it). We just don't carry it because our warehouse isn't the proper environment for hazmat items like butane.
how do I open this product up to put in the butane bottle

i purchased the messermeister chef's torch sometime ago and just decided to use it.
A shopper on May 18, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Trigger-start aluminum torch for perfect crème brûlée. Up to 2700°F. 200 minutes use per 9-oz. butane canister (not included). You do not need to open any part of this product in order to fill the butane. There should be a small nozzle on the top of the butane bottle and point of entrance for that nozzle on the bottom of your chef's torch. Instert that nozzle into the bottom of the torch and push. This will release the butane from its canister and load it into your chefs torch.
Is this strong enough to sear meats that have been cooked in a sous vide? Does it cause as much smoke as using a fry pan?
barbara o on Nov 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this torch can be used for browning meats. It would cause less smoke than searing in a skillet.
Can you use an 8 oz butane canister?
Jane S on Sep 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I purchased (in store at Sur La Table) a 6oz "Max Burton premium butane fuel for refilling small butane devices". Haven't tried any others.
 

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