When Bodum took over a small clarinet manufacturing facility in Normandy in 1982, it was not due to the tremendous orchestra clarinets they had been producing however due to a comparatively unknown espresso maker known as the Chambord which they produced as effectively. The rationale the French press espresso maker has turn into one of the crucial common coffeemakers on the earth is pure and easy, style. The supplies (glass and stainless-steel) are fully taste-free so nothing comes between your floor espresso beans. That is precisely the rationale why espresso tasters use this technique to find out the standard of espresso beans. No paper filter not solely means no waste, however that the espresso bean’s important oils go on to your cup, delivering the flavour that’s misplaced on paper filters. Simplicity works greatest which explains why the Chambord’s design has not modified a bit from its authentic drawing. Make style, not waste! 1.5 l, 51 ozcapacity.
The Chambord is Bodums authentic espresso press design, which the corporate started to mass produce in 1982 after buying a small manufacturing facility in Normandy the place craftspeople made these presses by hand. Bodum takes nice care to instill the identical high quality in craftsmanship, and the consequence, in response to espresso purists, is a brewing machine that produces a style and aroma superior to any electrical coffeemaker. The key is that the grounds are capable of steep in boiling water for about Four minutes earlier than they’re pressed with the plunger, producing a richer, full-bodied taste. The glass carafe on this Chambord mannequin holds a most of 48 ounces or 12 cups of brewed espresso or tea, making it a helpful dimension for entertaining or for all-day-long drinkers. The chrome-plated brass body and lid and stainless-steel plunger are sturdy and can maintain as much as years of brewing. For simple cleansing, the carafe and all its elements go proper into the dishwasher. Alternative elements can be found from the producer. –Cristina Vaamonde
From the Producer
When Bodum took over a small clarinet manufacturing facility in Normandy in 1982, it was not due to the tremendous orchestra clarinets they had been producing. Along with musical devices, the manufacturing facility additionally produced the espresso of a comparatively unknown brewer known as “The Chambord.” Bodum mixed the talents of those Normandy craftspeople with fashionable manufacturing. The consequence was a singular culinary device, inexpensive to the numerous who liked the style of what we now know as French press espresso.
Because of Bodum, and due to the rising want for higher espresso, the French press coffeemaker has turn into one of the crucial common on the earth. But the design has not strayed a bit from the unique drawings, and Bodum nonetheless makes the Chambord with the identical painstaking care and information they gained from these Normandy craftspeople years in the past. The benefit of brewing and the scrumptious odor and style of French-roasted darkish espresso have remained unchanged.
Awards and Accolades
In 2004 the Bodum Chambord espresso press acquired the American Culinary Institute’s award for greatest French press coffeemaker.
The American Culinary Institute judges meals preparation merchandise akin to mixers, waffle makers, and electrical teakettles. These merchandise are judged on standards essential to customers akin to ease of use, security, and the standard of the meals produced. The institute additionally judges meals preparation merchandise utilized in eating places and lodges, together with institutional mixers, large-volume espresso machines, and meals slicers.
Directions for Use
1. Place pot on a dry, flat, nonslip floor. Maintain deal with firmly, then pull the plunger straight up and out of the pot.
2. For every 1.25-deciliter/Four-ounce cup, put 1 rounded tablespoon or 1 Bodum scoop of coarse-ground espresso into the pot.
Warning: Use solely coarse-ground espresso. High quality grind can clog the filter and create excessive strain. Place coffeemaker on a heatproof, nonslip floor.
Three. Pour sizzling (not boiling) water into the pot. Go away a minimal of two.5 centimeters/1 inch of house on the high. Stir the brew with a plastic spoon.
Warning: Metallic spoons can scratch or chip the glass beaker and trigger breakage.
Four. Place the plunger unit on high of the pot. Flip lid to shut off the pour spout opening. (Doesn’t apply to the Brazil fashions.) Don’t press down. Let the espresso brew for a minimum of Four minutes.
5. Maintain the pot deal with firmly, with the spout turned away from you, then utilizing simply the load of your hand, apply slight strain on high of the knob to decrease the plunger straight down into the pot. Decreasing the plunger slowly with minimal strain produces greatest outcomes. If the filter clogs or it turns into tough to push down the plunger it is best to take away the plunger from the pot, stir the brew, after which slowly plunge once more.
WARNING: Utilizing extreme drive may cause scalding liquid to shoot out of the pot.
6. Flip the lid to open the pour spout after which pour espresso.
7. Unscrew the filter meeting and clear the plunger unit after every use. All elements are dishwasher-safe.
- Not for stovetop use.
- Test glass beaker for scratches, cracks, or chips. Don’t use a pot that’s scratched, chipped, or cracked. Set up a substitute beaker earlier than utilizing the pot once more.
- Preserve youngsters away whereas utilizing. Sizzling water is a hazard to young children!
- Don’t permit youngsters to make use of this coffeemaker.
- Extreme plunging drive may cause scalding sizzling liquid to shoot out of pot.
- Don’t plunge with drive.
- Flip lid to shut spout.
- Use solely coarse-ground espresso.
Firm Historical past
In 1944 Peter Bodum, the daddy of immediately’s proprietor, Joergen Bodum, began Bodum in Copenhagen. Occasions had been tough on the finish of World Battle II; there was hardly any commerce and folks had been out of labor. Peter Bodum managed to wholesale a really small number of housewares merchandise by Danish producers.
After the struggle Peter Bodum acquired an import license for kitchen and tabletop merchandise; he traveled throughout Europe and ended up importing kitchen and housewares to Denmark. As in the remainder of Europe in these days, a scarcity of merchandise in Denmark meant a market existed for nearly something to be bought. He specialised in glassware from Japanese Europe.
Within the ’50s Peter Bodum began creating his personal merchandise. He collaborated with the Danish architect Kaas Klaeson for a variety of coffeemakers. On the time, industrial-design-type kitchen merchandise had been very uncommon. The primary Bodum product to hit the market in 1958 was the Santos coffeemaker–based on a vacuum espresso brewing system. It turned an prompt sensation not solely in Denmark however in all of Europe. Bodum nonetheless produces the unique Santos design to this very day.
Bodum grew steadily throughout the ’60s, however sadly, in 1967, on the age of solely 57, Peter Bodum handed away. His spouse managed the corporate till 1974, when she provided her 26-year-old son Joergen to affix her within the administration of the corporate. Joergen shortly introduced on board Carsten Joergensen–then a instructor on the Danish Faculty of Artwork in Copenhagen–and quickly put him accountable for general design for Bodum, together with the whole lot from merchandise to company design, exhibitions, outlets, buildings, catalogs, and promoting. It turned out to be a really lengthy and fruitful collaboration. The 2 males started to satisfy Bodum’s credo–“good design would not must be costly”–in a number of other ways.
In 1974 the primary fruit of Joergen and Carsten’s collaboration was launched: the French espresso press Bistro. It was additionally the primary incorporation of the brand new Bodum design language–beautiful simplicity and glorious supplies for on a regular basis life. Many extra variations of espresso presses adopted. Since 1974, Bodum has produced over 50 million French presses, taken the leap from “espresso” to “kitchen,” and developed and produced a big number of lovely family and tabletop designs.
In 1979, when he took over the corporate, Joergen Bodum determined to maneuver to Switzerland to be able to be extra centrally situated in Europe. He selected the Lucerne space, the place Bodum’s head workplace has been situated because the early ’80s.
In 1980 Bodum Switzerland and its design unit, Pi-Design, had been based. Then, in 1986, the opening of Bodum’s first store in London marked one other milestone within the Bodum historical past. It was designed not solely to be the right showcase for the big number of Bodum merchandise however to embody an excellent stronger presentation of Bodum as a global model. Many extra outlets in lots of extra cities everywhere in the world adopted: Paris, Copenhagen, Zurich, Lucerne, Tokyo, New York, Dallas, Okinawa, Auckland, and plenty of extra. To this present day there are 52 Bodum shops worldwide.
With increasingly more of its personal shops in place, Bodum continued broadening its assortment of fantastically designed on a regular basis life products–from kitchen to house. At present Bodum gives its prospects the whole lot from the newest coffee- and tea-making merchandise to tabletop, kitchen, storage, textiles, rest room, and residential workplace merchandise. Some shops even have a café the place Bodum’s personal collection of coffees and teas are served.
The Bodum Group is, and all the time has been, a 100 % family-owned enterprise. At present the corporate operates in 14 completely different nations with over 700 workers worldwide. Bodum has holding corporations in Denmark and Switzerland in addition to 12 gross sales corporations, Three manufacturing corporations, and a design firm known as Bodum Design Group, situated in Switzerland.
Be sure this suits by getting into your mannequin quantity.
Espresso is measured in Four oz. Cups, this 12-cup, 51-ounce French press serves for Three-Four folks
Carafe is manufactured from sturdy, heat-resistant borosilicate glass; stainless-steel body and warmth resistant deal with. Each dishwasher secure
Three-Half stainless-steel mesh filter helps extract your espresso’s fragrant oils and delicate flavors
Pressed Espresso extracts the right quantity of necessities oils and acids from the bean for the utmost quantity of taste out of your Espresso. It is the popular technique for brewing for Espresso fans in all places
All elements are dishwasher-safe