US 11,051,654 B2
Cooking device and components thereof
Joshua D. Anthony, Billerica, MA (US); Christopher T. Martin, Concord, MA (US); Thomas Guerin, Boston, MA (US); John M. Steinmetz, Boston, MA (US); Ethan T. Brown, Cambridge, MA (US); Chad P. Woodrow, Somerville, MA (US); Michaela Dubeau, Uxbridge, MA (US); Jennifer Kathryn Marsden, London (GB); Roger Neil Jackson, Cornwall (GB); Christina J. Crowley, London (GB); Rupert Elliston, London (GB); and Andrew John Roy Tattersfield, London (GB)
Assigned to SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed by SHARKNINJA OPERATING LLC, Needham, MA (US)
Filed on May 2, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/402,035.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/810,249, filed on Feb. 25, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2019/0254474 A1, Aug. 22, 2019
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A47J 37/06 (2006.01)
CPC A47J 37/0641 (2013.01) [A47J 37/0629 (2013.01); A47J 37/0664 (2013.01); A47J 37/0676 (2013.01); A47J 2202/00 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A cooking system comprising:
a housing having a hollow interior, food being receivable within said hollow interior;
a food container disposable within said hollow interior;
a support body supporting food within said hollow interior, said support body being disposable within an interior of said food container;
a heating element positioned to heat said hollow interior and said support body; and
a temperature sensor for monitoring a temperature of said support body, said temperature sensor being located remotely from said heating element, and extending into said interior of said food container; and
a step formed in said food container, said support body being supportable by said step, and said temperature sensor being mounted at said step.