When you're tied up with the wok making stir fry or cooking chicken breasts on the stove, you don't want to keep a watchful eye on the rice as well. Let the Elite Cuisine 16 Cup Rice Cooker with Steam Tray do the work for you, so you can concentrate on the more difficult cooking tasks. This rice cooker holds 8 cups of rice grains and cooks them to a perfect and fluffy 16 cups of rice. The steamer tray can also cradle veggies or other food while the rice is finishing up. When it's all done, it will switch automatically from the "cook" setting to "keep warm" so your rice will be toasty as a bed for the dish.