What are the disadvantages of a convection oven?

Chef's answer
Cons of Convection Ovens:
  • Some fans can be louder than a traditional oven.
  • They're more expensive than traditional ovens.
  • The fan can sometimes blow around foil or parchment paper, interfering with your food.
  • Food is more susceptible to burn if the cooking time is not properly adjusted.
  • Baked goods may not rise properly.
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Convection Bake is best for browning, roasting, and quick baking. The convection bake circulates air, which results in a steady, dry temperature. This means that foods will cook faster and the surface of foods will be dry. ... For cakes, we recommend using your regular bake mode.19 Sep 2019
The tempered or "safety glass" in ovens made by a wide variety of companies have been exploding in homes across the country. ... The company admitted the glass on a range can suddenly shatter if it's been damaged before, adding the glass might not shatter until long after the damage was done - even months later.2 Nov 2015
US fire departments responded to an estimated average of 172,900 home structure fires per year started by cooking activities in 2014-2018. These fires caused an average of 550 civilian deaths, 4,820 reported civilian fire injuries, and more than $1 billion in direct property damage per year.
Last, but certainly not least, the self-cleaning feature can present a fire hazard. Even if you've removed all the larger food particles, you'll likely have grease or cooking oil splatters and spills to burn off. ... A word of advice: If your oven does catch on fire during the clean cycle, don't try to put it out.
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