Yes! The Thermomix has three cooking options: guided, automatic, and manual. All users are sure to find the right option to help them with their specific needs. Additionally, the Thermomix has a Recipe Chip feature that incorporates recipes and step by step instructions to provide owners with enough information and assistance to help anyone feel like an experienced chef. Owners can be as involved or distant from the cooking process as desired. Simply follow the instructions and Thermomix will do the rest.