There is an LCD screen that displays your setting selections. There is a "bit more" button for when you add a little more time at the end of the cooking cycle. You can choose between smart cook frozen vegetables, soft vegetables, potatoes, popcorn, hard vegetables, meat, fish, rice, oatmeal, soup, and more. There are also smart reheat and smart defrost features. There are even "melt chocolate" and "soften butter" settings.