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Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition (Detailed Honest Review)

Updated: Oct 23, 2020

The Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition
The Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition

If you’re looking for a world-class Rotisserie Oven that is one of the high-end models, this could be it. The Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition has a hefty price tag to match with its quality and performance.

With overall dimensions of 11” x 17” x 14.5”, it has an internal capacity of 8.5” x 12” x 13”. This Rotisserie can easily fit in under standard-sized cabinets when not use. You can basically use it from time to time and still be running great. All the more, with that relatively huge capacity, you can fit in larger sized meats up to a 15-pound turkey or 9 quarter-pound hamburgers at one time!


It doesn’t skimp on results too. This Rotisserie Oven is very dependable in terms of durability and longevity. It is made with stainless steel making it solid and well-constructed. Items are easily cleaned with most parts to be dishwasher safe. Multiple users even claim to have used this Rotisserie Oven for 5-10 years!


With a build dedicated to rotisserie cooking anything you can fit in it, it gives you the basic controls of setting the timer, for up to 3 hours, and adjusting its rotating speed to efficiently circulate the heat and just let excess fat and grease drip away! These are all displayed on its digital display panel.


After trying this Rotisserie oven with a 6-pound chicken, it came out perfectly roasted being moist and juicy after an hour and a half! A 15-pound turkey would only take 3 hours. And it only took 5 minutes to prepare from refrigerator to oven. It has a digital display to show your control over the rotation speed and the timer. It is basically plug-and-play!


Accessories and Attachments included in the Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition
Accessories and Attachments included in the Ronco ST5000PLGEN Showtime Rotisserie Platinum Edition

The unit also includes in the Rotisserie Spit Rod, a multipurpose Rotisserie Basket, Oven gloves, non-stick drip pan, a carving platform, twines, and an instructions booklet which are great and very convenient.


Our cleaning experience was great as the parts that are subjected to drippings which came in contact with the food are coated with a release coating. As mentioned, most parts inside including the glass door are dishwasher safe so it takes off the hassle of aftercare.


There are things to take note of though when you buy this. First, do not use abrasive scotch pads when cleaning the non-stick pan or the polished heat shield as it could damage the parts. There are also claims of a few parts to be defective after only a few uses so always make sure to check and maintain these accessories and attachments.


For its warranty, it usually comes with a 6-month manufacturer’s warranty included, depending on which seller, plus the 30-day return policy from Amazon.


With over a thousand reviews with a positive average review, an overall durable and long-lasting stainless steel build, a Rotisserie Oven dedicated towards rotisserie-cooking anything you want to put on it, this Rotisserie Oven checks out as one of the best Rotisserie Ovens in the market!