Sous Vide is a French cooking technique, which translates to “under vacuum.” In this technique food is vacuum-sealed in a cooking pouch and heated up at a precise temperature in a water oven. Instead of relying on perfect timing, sous vide relies on precise temperature control. You simply set the machine and can expect the technique to deliver consistent, perfect results. Foods cooked sous vide develop flavors and textures that simply cannot be duplicated using any other traditional cooking method.Natural flavor and juices are infused into the food while in the cooking pouch resulting in incomparable flavors and texture. The precise temperature control results in perfectly cooked food. Just set it and walk away.The SousVide Supreme is beautiful countertop unit without all the mess, parts, pots, accessories, or cleanup of other sous vide products on the market. Everything is ready when you are.