In theory, yes. I have used these little interesting little machines before while doing off premise catering events. I have worked with other chefs who swear by them, as getting garnishes to the beloved crispy texture right before serving has been a lifelong struggle for these chefs. Aside from this non conventional use in catering, given the choice of air fryer or convention oven, I am choosing convection oven 99% of the time. Controlling the heat of an air fryer is not as easy as the manufacturers would like consumers to believe. They are great in a bind, but I wouldn’t recommend going and throwing out your convection oven just yet. Here is short clip that further explains how these little machines work.
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Digital Jedi. Allergic to average. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Binary Code. Google Knighted and fully certified. Data analyst by day - Chef de Cuisine by night. Retired from customer obsession, but always obsessed with the future of digital sales. Utilizing data-driven brand strategy to build digital presence sky-high and maximize profit. Moving websites up and down Google since keyword stuffing was cool.