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Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG-6203 vs Nesco 8 inch Electric Skillet Side-by-Side Comparison

Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG-6203 vs Nesco 8 inch Electric Skillet. Discover the different strengths of a large and a small skillet.

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Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG-6203 vs Nesco 8 inch Electric Skillet

Overall Verdict

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Pros & Cons

  • Raised honeycomb pan
  • Large capacity
  • Fast heating speed
  • Stable temperatures
  • Marble coating
  • High build quality
  • Extremely fast preheating
  • Excellent heat distribution
  • Sizzling hot pan
  • Good capacity to size ratio
  • Heat distribution
  • Teflon non-stick coating
  • Pan not dishwasher-safe
  • Anti-slip pads

Key Specs

Dimensions
L20.55 x W13.27 x H8.27 inches
L10.94 x W8.03 x H5.51 inches
Cooking Capacity
11.1 quarts
1.8 quarts
Material
Cast aluminum
Cast aluminum
Coating
Marble
Teflon
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
No
Detachable
No
No

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$58.70
$30.4

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.9
7.5

Analyzing Heat Distribution

7.3
9.2
5 temperature points on the surface of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203 are 330°F, 377°F, 385°F, 349°F, and 293°F.
The Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 with a white oil-absorbent sheet covering the surface of the pan. The dark double circles indicate where the heating element is.
Temperature
High heat / 400°F
High heat / 400°F
Temperature Differences
13.3%
4.1%

Making Pancakes

9.1
6.4
The top side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
The top side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
The bottom side of a golden brown pancake inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
Two hands breaking a pancake apart. In the background is the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
The top side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.
The top side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.
The bottom side of a golden brown pancake that’s dark around the edges inside an air fryer basket. In the corner is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.
Two hands breaking a pancake apart. In the background is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.
Heating Time
 2 min 16 sec
1 min 24 sec
Temperature
Medium heat / 350°F
Medium heat / 350°F

Cooking Steaks

9.4
7.8
A piece of golden brown steak inside the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
A piece of golden brown steak inside the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
On the cutting board, a tong is holding the steak while a knife is slicing the steak.
A hand in black glove using a fork to pick up a slice of steak
A piece of deep golden brown steak inside the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
A piece of deep golden brown steak inside the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08. In front of the skillet is a digital timer and a meat thermometer with its probe inserted into the steak.
On the cutting board, a tong is holding the steak while a knife is slicing the steak.
A hand in black glove using a fork to pick up a slice of steak. In the background is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.
Heating Time
3 min 5 sec
1 min 58 sec
Temperature
High heat / 400°F
High heat / 400°F

Design

Overall Design Scoring
8.8
5.8

In the Box

On the upper right is the  Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG-6203. On the left is its cardboard box. Below the skillet, on the right is a thermostat and on the left is an instruction manual.
On the upper right is the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08. On the left is its cardboard box. Below the skillet, on the right is a thermostat and on the left is an instruction manual.

Dimensions

Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG 6203 Dimensions
The Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 is 10.94 inches in length, 8.03 inches in width, and 5.51 inches in height.
Length
20.6" (52.2 cm)
10.9" (27.8 cm)
Width
13.3" (33.7 cm)
8.0" (20.4 cm)
Height
8.3" (21.0 cm)
5.5" (14.0 cm)
Weight
8.4 lbs (3.8 kg)
2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)

Pan

10
5.0
The pan of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203 is 15.94 inches in length, 12.79 inches in width, and 3.15 inches in depth.
The pan of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 is 7.79 inches in length, 7.79 inches in width, and 1.73 inches in depth.
Cooking Capacity
11.1 quarts
1.8 qt.
Dimensions
L15.94 x W12.79 x H3.15 inches
L7.79" x W7.79" x H1.73"
Material
Cast aluminum
Cast aluminum
Coating
Marble
Teflon
Handle
Steel
Steel
Spout
Yes
No
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
No

Lid

10
9.0
The tempered glass lid of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203 has a steam vent.
The tempered glass lid of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 has a steam vent.
Material
Tempered glass
Tempered glass
Handle
Thermosetting plastic
Thermosetting plastic
Steam Vent
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
Yes

Base

7.0
5.0
Elite Gourmet Electric Skillet EG 6203 Base
The base of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 has four stands with anti-slip pads.
Material
Steel
Steel
Detachable
No
No
Anti-Slip Pads
Four
Four
Dishwasher-Safe
Yes
No

Thermostat

8.0
6.0
The thermostat of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203 has 6 settings including Warm-200–250-300-350-400°F.
The thermostat of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 has 5 settings including On-275°F–325-375-425°F.
Temperature Range
200–250-300-350-400°F
On-275°F–325-375-425°F
Detachable
Yes
Yes
Indicator Light
Yes
Yes
Dishwasher-Safe
No
No

Power Cord

The flat two-prong power cord of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203 is 31.1 inches long.
The flat three-prong power cord of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 is 38.58 inches long.
Type
Two-prong
Three-prong
Length
36.8" (93.5 cm)
38.6" (98.0 cm)
Power
1500 W
800 W
Rated Output
120 V ~ 60 Hz
120 V ~ 60 Hz

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
9.0
6.6

Ease of Use

9.0
6.0
The pan and lid of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
The Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08 with its thermostat inserted.

Cleaning and Storing

9.0
8.0
Burnt caramel on the surface of the Elite Gourmet Non-Stick Electric Skillet EG-6203.
Burnt caramel on the surface of the Nesco Non-Stick Electric Skillet ES-08.