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Fontana Gusto Wood-Fired Outdoor Ovens

Take wood-fired baking to delicious new levels with this top-of-the-line outdoor convection oven from Italy. It's amazingly efficient - and very easy to use. Just build a fire in the middle chamber, and when the thermometer shows your desired temperature, the oven is ready. Use the trio of wire racks in the upper chamber to bake and roast your favorite foods to perfection, from meat and poultry to seafood and vegetables. You can also bake breads and pizzas directly on the composite stone bottom, which absorbs moisture in the dough for a crisp, golden crust. A powerful convection fan works with the oven's vaulted design to circulate heat for even baking. Powerful convection fan ensures efficient, even baking. Preheats in just 45 minutes - and uses five times less wood than traditional ovens. A built-in timer lets you know when food is ready. Two stainless-steel work surfaces attach to provide a work surface. Two wheels on the back provide maneuverability. Includes three wire racks and two aluminum cooking sheets. Stainless steel, steel and cast iron construction. Made in Italy.
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for Fontana Gusto Wood-Fired Outdoor Ovens
Review 1 for Fontana Gusto Wood-Fired Outdoor Ovens
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
August 16, 2014
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:1 - 5 years
Uses product:A few times a year
Would You Recommend? No
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Interesting product
August 16, 2014
We purchased this oven a while ago, but then didn't get to try it until yesterday. On the one hand, maintaining a constant temperature was easier than I thought it would be. The heat capacity of the liners, etc. helps enormously with that, but maintaining a desired temperature lower than the max is challenging. I was disappointed that the metal plating flaked off on the first use.
The instruction manual that comes with it can best be described as "minimalist." I had to search for help on the Internet in order to use it properly.
Pros: Design
Cons: Quality
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Posted August 15, 2016
We are sorry issue you experienced.
The older versions had protective coating around the facing for shipping purposes. When exposed to heat, it did flake. While this did not affect the performance, it did create needless concern. The oven has been redesigned and the facing is now stainless steel. So, there is no longer an issue with with flaking.
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Santa Cruz CA
Posted March 21, 2015
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Wood Has Come to be a Pain
We bought an earlier model a few years ago, and even though we really enjoy the pizzas and the fact that we can bake at 500C, we have decided to convert the oven to gas. The oven holds temperature quite easily, but with the variables of wood, weather, etc., we have grown tired of not knowing how long the thing will take to come to temp. Since the wood is in a separate chamber and doesn't impart flavor to the food, changing fuel will just make the thing more efficient. It is a high quality product, but you have to love the romance of fiddling with fire to appreciate the wood fuel aspect. Sometimes, you just want pizza!
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