An instant read thermometer is a tool that no chef would ever be without. It will reveal the temperature of any food within seconds, helping a chef to be sure that the food is cooked to perfection and within a safe temperature range.Ideal for roasts, meats and poultry, the ProAccurate Insta-Read Cooking Thermometer has a temperature range of 0 to 220°F with +/- 2° accuracy. The 1" magnified dial has a polycarbonate lens that is waterproof and shatterproof and surrounded by stainless steel. The 5" probe is also made of stainless steel.The instant read thermometer includes a protective sheath that can be used as a handle extension. A calibration tool is included on the sheath, should you have to recalibrate your thermometer. A pocket clip is also included.The ProAccurate name means that the thermometer is NSF approved and designed with the professional chef in mind.