The Delonghi D24527DZ Dual Zone Deep Fryer helps you in fulfilling one of you favorite guilty pleasures the delicious taste of fried foods. Extra large 3 lb. food capacity provides ample space to fry food evenly for delicious results every time. An easy-clean oil drain system allows you to safely, easily and cleanly dispose of oil and the digital timer provides the most accurate way to set a cooking time. The digital adjustable thermostat with indicator light lets you easily set the temperature giving you the flexibility to fry foods just the way you like them. Dual Zone technology creates a "cool zone" located beneath the heating element prevents food from burning this unique technology reduces odor and keeps oil clean. Features include a permanent mesh filter that prevents release of oil vapors and odors into the kitchen. A viewing window allows you to safely view the frying process. The removable heating element allows for easy cleanup. The magnetic cord detaches if accidentally pulled and has a patented condensation shield.