Smart cooking functionality will only work when using a complete Hestan Cue Cooking System. In order for smart cooking modes and guided recipes to function, Hestan Cue cookware with matching Smart Capsule must be used. 

However, it's possible to use the Hestan Cue Smart Induction Burner without the smart cooking modes or guided recipe functions, as you would a traditional cooktop. If using traditional cookware (non-smart), the cookware must be induction-compatible