The CHARD 3 Liter Electric Deep Fryer provides the capacity and power for all your cooking needs. The 1700 Watt Heating element provides a top cooking temperature of 375°F which heats your oil fast and recovers quick between batches. Illuminated Power and Ready lights indicate when the heating element is on and when the oil is ready for cooking. The Large dial thermostat allows for quick and easy temperature adjustments which provide a full range of cooking options. The heating element and electrical control can be disassembled from the rest of the fryer for easy clean up. The non-stick 3.0 Liter cooking tank is coated steel which provides durability and is removable for quick clean up. The steel cooking/strainer basket comes with a built-in drain hook to ensure quick and easy draining before serving and has a folding handle which stores inside the basket when not in use. The steel cooking tank lid has a filter and a window for convenient viewing while cooking. The magnetic break-away power cord adds a level of safety while cooking and store easily inside the cooking/strainer basket during storage.