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Calphalon Pre-Programmed Thermoblock Heating Espresso Machine

Last updated: July 18, 2023


Businesses will love this top-notch espresso machine. It features a built-in grinder, steam wand and cup warming tray. Perhaps the biggest draw is the Thermoblock heating technology, which keeps a consistent heat to produce the most delicious cup of espresso.

We looked at the top Espresso Machines and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Espresso Machine you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: With 30 adjustable settings, you can't go wrong with this amazing espresso machine.

In our analysis of 51 expert reviews, the Calphalon Pre-Programmed Thermoblock Heating Espresso Machine placed 1st when we looked at the top 19 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Experience great-tasting espresso for cappuccinos, lattes, and more with the Calphalon temp IQ and espresso machine with grinder and steam wand. You’ll get fresh espresso with every use thanks to the integrated conical burr mill Grinder featuring 30 adjustable grind settings. The temp IQ system features thermoblock heating technology and PID temperature control to evenly heat during the espresso extraction, combined with gentle pre-infusion to bloom the espresso grounds at the beginning of the Extraction. A café-sized 58mm portability allows for even water dispersion and robust flavor, and a powerful steam wand produces creamy froth and microfoam milk for cappuccinos, lattes, and more. Other conveniences like auto-shot volumetric control, cup warming tray, and hot water option, mean you’ll soon be ready to enjoy delicious drinks at home, effortlessly.Features thermoblock heating technology, PID temperature control, and pre-infusion to evenly heat for consistently great tasting espresso.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

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