Chef'sChoice Glass Electric Kettle : Have boiling water for instant tea, hot cocoa, soups and coffee...instantly. With 1500 watts of power this 1 3/4-quart glass and brushed stainless-steel kettle boils water faster than a stove or microwave. Perfect for recipes requiring boiling or hot water, as well. And, because the concealed heating element never touches the water, there's no mineral build-up to cloud water or affect its taste. Elegantly styled of glass and brushed stainless-steel, the 360 degree cordless kettle lifts from the base for effortless serving and filling. Product Features Advanced glass and stainless-steel design features a concealed heating element to prevent mineral buildup. Convenient, easy-to-read water level gauge. Soft touch handle is designed for left or right hand use. 360 degree cordless kettle lifts from corded base for easy filling, pouring and serving. Adjustable cord stores neatly in base. 1500 watts of power boils water faster than stove or microwave oven. Features cool touch bottom. Illuminated on-off switch. Automatically shuts off when water boils. Boil-dry safety shutoff for extra protection.