Thermapen MK4 – $99

The Thermapen MK4 is the best of the best – the gold standard for instant-read thermometers. The Thermapen is the fastest and most accurate you can get. The MK4 model features a backlit display that automatically rotates to keep the reading upright.

The MK4 will give you an accurate reading within 2 seconds. This is the thermometer of choice for most professional chefs and grillmasters.

Available at Thermoworks and it rarely goes on sale.