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1. (WO2014195192) AIR FRYER

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/195192    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2014/061006
Publication Date: Fri Dec 12 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Thu May 29 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A47J 37/06
Inventors: DE HAAS, Rogier Enrico
PASTOORS, Marc Alexander
VAN WIFFEREN, Reindert Jannes
ZAINITZER, Christian
The present invention relates to food preparation. In order to provide an apparatus for preparing food with hot air with an improved flow characteristic, an apparatus (10) for preparing food is provided, comprising a food preparation chamber (12), an air movement device (14), a heating device (16), and air guiding means (18). The food preparation chamber is provided by a container structure (22) at least partly enclosing a receiving volume (24) for receiving food to be prepared by a through-streaming of hotair; wherein the container structure comprises sidewalls (26) and a bottom wall (28), wherein the bottom wall and/or one of the side walls is air-permeable providing an air entry opening (30) for entering of hot air into the receiving volume, and wherein the container structure comprises an air discharge opening (32). The heating device is configured to heat air of an air flow provided by the air movement device. The air guiding means provide an air duct arrangement (34) from the discharge opening via the heating device and the air movement device to the air entry opening. The air movement device is a fan (36) with an air inlet (38) and an air outlet (40), and the fan is provided sidewards of the food preparation chamber.