The Oliso Smart Hub is more than just a sous vide water oven, it is actually a compact three piece cooking system that fits into one square foot of counter space, to maximize your cooking potential, even in a small cooking place.
Sous vide (pronounced soo-veed), which translates to under pressure, is a French cooking method developed in the 1970’s, where food is first sealed in a vacuum sealed bag, then cooked slowly in a precise temperature controlled water bath of approximately 140 degrees Fahrenheit for several hours.
Many professional chefs claim this is a full proof cooking method that a novice home cook up to a professional chef can master, which produces a perfectly cooked meal every time.
Regardless if you cook the food for 5 hours or 15 hours, due to the precise temperature control of sous vide, you can’t over cook the food.
The Oliso Smart Hub Sous Vide Water Oven includes:
- sous vide oven
- water oven insert
- 1500 W induction burner
- grilling surface
This sous vide machine was designed with small kitchens in mind, that lack large counter space to fit several large bulky kitchen appliances.
With the Oliso induction burner that produces up to 1500 W, there is no heat generated until another induction ready pot with a magnetic induction bottom, such as the Oliso Smart Top, or induction cookware is placed on the induction burner.
Then you can cook food in a full size 8″-12″ skillet with the same radiant heat as a full size cook top range.
A regular pot or skillet that is not induction ready cannot be used on the Oliso SmartHub burner.
The Oliso Smart Hub is a Complete Closed Cooking System
The key to sous vide cooking is precise temperature control. The Oliso sous vide water oven maintains the water temperature you set, whether it is for 2 hours or 24 hours.
The cooking system factors in internal and external issues to maintain the precise water temperature, to cook your food perfectly, and prevents over cooking no matter the length of time the food is in the water bath.
The video shows just how the Oliso Smart Hub works.
The cooking heat comes from the induction burner, that is plugged into any standard 120 Volt outlet. When the cooking pot is placed on the induction burner, the magnetic coils come together and the heating process begins.
Cooking ends as soon as the pot is removed from the burner. The Oliso induction burner is safe to touch at this point, and even a curious child can’t get burned when they touch the induction burner when not heating.
Induction cooking is popular in Europe, and is becoming poplar in US homes that are striving for energy efficiency.
What Can You Cook in the Oliso Smart Hub Sous Vide Oven?
You can cook:
- Sous Vide
- Make Home-made Healthy Yogurt
- Slow Cooking
- Crate Infusions
- Make delicious Soups, stocks or broths
- Brew Home-made Beer
Oliso Oven Lid Keeps Heat In to Help Maintain Heat
The Oliso Sous Vide Oven comes with a tempered glass and silicone edged lid, that keeps water from evaporating when cooking sous vide to lock heat and flavor into your food as it cooks every time.
One Smart Hub Cooking System, So Many Options
Oliso Smart Hub Induction Burner, the key to the cooking system.
What makes the Oliso induction burner revolutionary is the gold plated contact module. This allows various SmartTops™ to dock with the SmartHub™ so that the two recognize each other and communicate seamlessly all without the need for batteries or recharging.
The powerful yet energy efficient induction hub produces up to a whopping 1500 W to quickly get a pan up to searing temperature, which allows you to put a perfect sear on your food. It can also maintain temperature with just 2W, for maximum energy efficiency.
Benefits of Oliso Sous Vide Oven
- Designed for small home kitchens,apartments, cabins or mobile homes.
- Prepare your meal in the morning, and eat a delicious hot meal in the evening.
- Takes up just one square foot of counter space.
- Prepare, turn on, set temperature and time, then walk away.
- Food cooks slowly for several hours.
- Can’t over cook or ruin your meal.
- Great for men or women who don’t like to cook, or don’t know how to cook.
- Food will stay hot for several hours even after cooking, and won’t over cook.
- Cooks broth, stock or soup, yogurt and more.
How Oliso Sous Vide Oven Compares to Other Cooking Methods.
You Will Need a Vacuum Sealer
To use the Oliso sous vide water oven, you will need a vacuum sealer. We were a bit disappointed that Oliso does not include the vacuum sealer as part of a bundle option on their website, as some of their competitors do.
Oliso does offer a SmartHub and Vacuum Sealer Bundle on Amazon.com for just $100 more. This is a $50 savings compared to buying the SmartHub and Oliso Vacuum Sealer separately.
The Oliso vacuum sealer kit sells for $149.99 and includes the following:
- (1) Oliso® PRO™ VS95A
- (1) Flexi Tube
- (1) Zip Disc
- (1) Wine+Olive Oil Freshkeeper
- (3) Quart Frisper Bags
- (2) Gallon Frisper Bags
You can use any vacuum sealer with this product. We generally do not recommend spending less than $50 for a good high quality vacuum sealer that will perfectly seal the bag, and make sure so no can ever enter the bag until opened.
See the large selection of vacuum sealers at Amazon.com.
The Oliso Smart Hub comes with a standard 1 year warranty.
You can however, purchase a limited 5 year warranty for $99.99.
Testimonials from Real Users
- Fantastic combo appliance but for what I paid -but wish you had included a how to cookbook.
- “We can infuse and circulate right in the bath with broth or fat and the clean-up as super simple.”
- I ran the sous vide for 36 hours and it didn’t skip a beat.
- No counter space? No problem. Oliso does sous vide and induction cooking in 1 square foot.
Where to Buy the Oliso Smart Hub Sous Vide Oven and Cooking System?
You can buy the Oliso Smart Hub Sous Vide Oven, Oliso Vacuum Sealer Kit and other Oliso products directly from Oliso, and enjoy free shipping of your product.
You can buy the Smart Hub Sous Vide Oven Bundle (SmartHub and Oliso Vacuum Sealer Kit) from Amazon.com.