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Chef's Torch

  • Ideal for caramelizing sugar or melting cheese
  • Features a safety lock and removable stand
  • Easy to fill with butane
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BonJour’s Chef’s Torch allows you to make restaurant quality desserts at home. Not only is the Chef’s Torch an essential tool for preparing the classic Creme Brulee, but it also has a variety of other great uses in the home kitchen including browning meringue and melting cheese on onion soup gratinee.
  • Die cast aluminum body features a fuel level indicator window so you know when it’s time to refill
  • Die cast aluminum body
  • Butane not included
  • Perfect for making creme brulee melting cheese for onion soup gratinee, finishing meringue, caramelizing sugar and much more
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Questions & Answers


Will this set off finicky smoke detectors?

Asked by Muriel September 1, 2019

Thank you for your question, Muriel. The BonJour Chef's Torch itself does not emit any smoke, however, depending on the foods the torch is used on, the foods may emit smoke as you're browning or caramelizing. This may or may not cause your smoke detector to alarm due to sensitivity. We suggest to first use in a well ventilated area and please follow the use and care included with the torch to ensure proper use. Should you have any other questions, feel free to speak to our Consumer Relations experts by calling 800-266-6568, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4 pm PT (Pacific Time) excluding holidays. You can also "chat" with them by visiting

Can you buy butane fuel for my BonJour Chef’s Torch at Home Depot?

Asked by Debbiem1961 July 8, 2018

My torch does not light. It turns on and gas comes out, but the flame does not light up. How do...

Asked by Kent January 5, 2018

Thank you for the great question, Kent. For more detailed information regarding the use and care for the Chef's Torch, please call our Consumer Relations Department at 800-266-6568. Monday through Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm PST excluding holidays and any one of our knowledgeable representatives will be more than happy to assist you.

Is there a specific brand of butane gas we can use?

Asked by ANJ January 6, 2017

I use London it has zero impurities. You can even get it at 711 or your local smoke shop.

what are the refills?

Asked by Elle November 21, 2014

high quality butane gas.

what is the maximum temperature of this torch ?

Asked by DeeJ October 13, 2014

Thank you for your question. The maximum temperature of the the BonJour Chef's Torch can range from 2,012 deg F - 2,822 deg F. Thanks again for the question and we hope that this answer helps with your buying decision.

BonJour Pro Torch with Fuel Gauge

Asked by Jarrod September 6, 2013

Hello, Thank you for asking. To determine pricing and availability you will need to localize the item online by using a zip code. Unfortunately, if you are unable to see the store inventory, then it’s most likely not a stocked item in your area. However, you can still order it online to ship to your home or business. For any other questions, please call us at Customer Service 800-430-3376. 1. Localize using your zip code (My Store Location: Change) 2. Choose the store where you want to pick up the item (Make this my Store)

Customer Reviews

  • 4.6
    out of 7 reviews
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Works Great!
This torch worked great! I have used it for Creme Brulee (see photo) and also to melt cheese on top of a dish. Its actually easier to use than I expected. The flame instensity control works well. The lock "on" function works well. One note is that the torch is shipped empty and must be filled before using. So plan to buy a can of butane (~$5). Its really nice that it can be refilled cheaply. Overall, I am very happy with this and I'm glad its party of my kitchen arsenal.
by MIke
2 people found this helpful
Easy-to-use... exactly as advertised...
Easy-to-use... exactly as advertised
by HomeDepotCustomer
Chef's Torch
I love cooking, and have wanted a chef's torch for a while, and after I've used it, I can think of a lot of things I will be using it for. So far, I've used it on meringue, and toasting coconut, which was a big success, and I didn't burn the meringue as I usually forget it under the broiler. From now on, I will be using the torch, instead of relying on the oven broiler with better, even, controlled results, and I am sure it will be a tool I will use quite often for browning, toasting and carmelizing instead of it being a specialty tool as time goes on. The instructions are easy to follow for filling and igniting and using, it comes with a removable base, which is handy. If you love to cook, I think that you will find a lot of ways to use it for your meal preparations. I wish I had got one of these years ago!
by Shinypenny
1 person found this helpful
A good starter torch
A good starter torch. Not too fancy, basic enough to learn on. Of course it doesn't come with butane fuel. I haven't used it too much yet, but it works and I'm learning. I use it to cheat sometimes with crisping up chicken skin! I have yet to make a creme brule, but we shall see. So far I've only used it on savory dishes and basically just to test this new torch out. So far no complaints.
by Spud
High Quality Torch
Granted, I haven't used this chef's torch a great deal yet, but so far it's great. Very versatile and easy to use. It has a lot of power. So much in fact, that I had to put it on almost the lowest setting to get a small enough flame to prevent literally torching the food beyond edibility. Please note that it does not come with the required butane fuel so you'll need to buy a can before it can be used. If there is one thing that I don't particularly care for it's the way you fill it up with fuel. Although it has a little window to show the fuel level, you have to turn it up-side-down to fill it, which means you basically have to squirt a little bit of fuel, then turn it right-side-up to check the level, then repeat until it reaches the full line on the window. Other than that, it's a really nice, high quality chef's torch. Once filled with fuel, it lights right up with just a single push of the button!!
by nealygib
1 person found this helpful
Chef's Torch
My husband got this Chef's Torch for me and my first thought was what the heck? But now I use it about every day. I love to cook so it is great for roasting red peppers, even tomatoes. I made a pie with meringue just so I could use the torch to brown the top lol! It has really made me branch out and make dishes I had only had in fine restaurants. It is great to caramelize sugar and melt cheese on top of onion soup. One great thing is that it does have a fuel level indicator so you won't run out of fuel in the middle of a dish. I really love this Chef's Torch and if you love to cook I would suggest getting one.
by Bella
1 person found this helpful
A great product for any chef or hoe cook.
I received the product, well packaged and in perfect condition. After reading the instructions and warnings, I inverted the product and filled it with a product recommended by the manufacturer. I set the flame adjustment slide on the side of the torch to mid range, pushed the safety lock down then pressed the ignition button and the unit flamed as advertised. I adjusted the flame to the desired amount and then released the button. The product is well manufactured with safety in mind and the Creme Brulee recipe included is delicious. I would recommend this product.
by Jobes348
1 person found this helpful
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