Chef and Cooking Expert
Steven Swayne is a Institute of Kitchen Science Chef and Cooking Expert. He not only creates recipes that are cooked in the oven, microwave and on the cooktop, but he can also help consumers choose the right cooking appliance for their lifestyle.
Steven can also explain how gas and electric cooktops work differently and how the type and material of pots and pans can make a world of difference in the final dish. He recommends flat and shiny non-insulated pans, by the way. Steven is here to help guide home cooks through their first use of convection and induction and help them become more efficient in their every day appliance use. His favorite kitchen appliances? A coffee maker and a set of good chef's knives.
Most importantly, Steven recommends taking the time to read the Use and Care guide that accompanies an appliance to achieve the best results – from proper cleaning to oven rack organization – Use and Care guides are created to assist in navigating a new appliance and helping to optimize performance. He looks forward to helping consumers – from cooking more efficiently to safely cleaning ovens and cooktops – he is ready to serve!