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Fisher & Paykel Product Help

Using your cooktop

Details how to start cooking with your cooktop, what the "Hot surface" indicators mean, and what to do when you finish with cooking.

To start cooking

  • Turn the control dial of the cooking zone you wish to use to the High setting, then adjust as necessary.
  • When using dual cooking zones, you may choose to use the inner zone only ( ) or the full dual cooking zone ( ).
  • Some models have a cooking zone with a unique SuperSimmer feature. This special, low turndown range is excellent for the most delicate cooking tasks, like melting chocolate or simmering soups and stews.
  • For further advice on cooking and using the SuperSimmer feature, see ‘Cooking guidelines’ following.

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Single cooking zone control

‘Hot surface’ indicators

  • As soon as you turn a cooking zone on, its ‘Hot surface’ indicator will start glowing.
  • It will continue to glow even after you have turned the cooking zone off, until the glass becomes cool enough to be safely touched.

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Dual cooking zone control
(some models only)

When you have finished cooking

  • When you have finished using a cooking zone, turn its dial to the off (O) position.
  • When you have finished using your cooktop, check that all dials are turned off.

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Cooking zone with SuperSimmer
(some models only)
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