Whether you’re hosting a casual afternoon get-together with friends or a formal dinner party for work colleagues, coffee should always be on the menu!
These days, though, you’ll need to step up your game. After all, you aren’t going to impress anybody with instant granules from a jar or dark drip coffee from a cheap old machine.
Not to worry, though; there are plenty of luxury coffee makers that not only produce fantastic results but will also look fabulous in your kitchen. Remember to use high-quality coffee beans, too! Let’s look at five of the best luxury coffee makers for hosting guests.
1. Jura Z10
If you’re looking for a versatile coffee maker that’ll produce a range of drinks to suit every taste, the Jura Z10 could be the way to go. This elegant and stylish machine won’t just look great in your kitchen – it’s loaded with innovative features, making it one of the most highly rated super-automatic espresso machines on the market.
The Jura Z10 is operated via an impressive touchscreen display, making it easy to prepare delicious coffee drinks. You can select from a menu featuring dozens of options, including cappuccino, latte and macchiato. You’ll also be able to tailor drinks to individual tastes by adjusting various settings.
If you want to show off your coffee maker’s capabilities, use the Jura app to operate the machine. You can even assign Siri shortcuts to your guests’ drinks for a little wow factor!
One of the Z10’s most impressive features is its ability to make a delicious, refreshing cold brew. This makes the Jura Z10 ideal for warm-weather parties when iced coffee cocktails are on the menu!
2. DeLonghi Dinamica Plus
The DeLonghi Dinamica Plus is another great luxury option that’s ideal for helping you cater to a variety of tastes. This super-automatic machine also comes with the Brad Pitt stamp of approval, which has to count for something!
The DeLonghi Dinamica Plus features a large touchscreen display and an extremely intuitive operating system, making it easy to prepare barista-worthy coffee specialties.
The Dynamic’s LatteCrema milk foaming system produces some of the best milk foam around, and the espresso from this machine is second-to-none. It’s pretty much guaranteed that your guests won’t be able to stop at just one cappuccino.
All Dinamica’s coffee drinks can be adjusted via the machine’s touchscreen menu, but you also have the option to operate the coffee maker from your phone. DeLonghi’s Coffee Link app is pretty cool, and you won’t have to leave the party to make another coffee!
3. Breville Oracle Touch
Breville is an Australian manufacturer known for producing high quality espresso machines and coffee makers.
The Breville Oracle Touch is a sturdy and elegant machine that looks like a home espresso maker. If you’re the type to impress your guests by showing off your mad barista skills, the Oracle Touch allows you to take over and manually control every aspect of the process.
However, you also can sit back and let the machine do all the work for you. It’ll grind the coffee, take care of tamping and produce excellent espresso. The Oracle Touch will even create great milk foam, using its automatic steam wand, meaning delicious milk-based specialties will always be on the menu.
4. Ratio Six
The Ratio Six is the way if you’re in the market for a coffee maker that’ll make a statement while simultaneously pleasing the most discerning palates. After all, this coffee maker has been Golden Cup certified for home brewing by the specialty Coffee association, which means it can produce exquisite pour-over style coffee.
There’s no denying that the Ratio Six is a great piece of eye candy. This coffee maker is almost guaranteed to impress your guests with its classy, good looks, featuring a sleek, modern design and high-quality build.
Thanks to its borosilicate glass supply lines and 1,400-watt die-cast aluminum heating element, the Ratio Six coffee maker produces consistent results with every brew. A stainless steel showerhead evenly distributes water over the ground coffee, allowing for a even extraction. There’s even an initial “bloom” phase in the brewing process, allowing carbon dioxide to escape from the ground coffee.
The Ratio Six coffee maker comes with a double-wall stainless steel thermal carafe, so you won’t have to worry about coffee slowly cooking on a hot plate.
5. Breville Precision Brewer
The Breville Precision Brewer is another elegant stainless steel coffee maker that’s been Golden Cup certified by the Specialty Coffee Association.
What sets the Precision Brewer apart from the competition is how much coffee you can make with this machine in one brew. The Precision Brewer can brew up to 60 ounces of coffee at one time, making it ideal for parties and events.
Not only that, this coffee maker is fast! Thanks to the Thermo-coil and pump system with Precise Digital Temperature Control, your guests won’t have to wait long for the next batch of hot coffee to arrive.
When it comes to making delicious coffee, Breville Precision delivers. This machine offers plenty of versatility in brewing, with several modes to choose from. You can even create a customized brew by adjusting the bloom time, brewing temperature and flow rate for the perfect cup of coffee.