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Apr 30, 2009

LG Electronics Reveals Expanded Kitchen Appliance Line

LG LMX28987ST

LG Electronics, a global leader and technology innovator in home appliances, extends its kitchen portfolio with an expanded line of French-door refrigerators – including a new 4-door model with industry exclusive auto open/close drawers – new steam dishwashers, new gas cooktops and a new slide-in electric range. These innovations, along with LG’s full line-up of kitchen products, are on display at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, May 1-3 in Atlanta (Booth C2010). Richard Blais of Bravo’s Top Chef Chicago will be in the LG booth to demonstrate LG’s cooking innovations and share his unique culinary expertise…

Apr 27, 2009

New Combiset™ Cooking Range

Miele CombiSet

Miele, the world’s largest family-owned appliance company announces the launch of a new CombiSet™ series. Miele’s updated CombiSets™ feature a stunning new stainless design, with sleek steel knobs and an ergonomically inclined control panel. The line boasts innovative new products including an induction unit and a Japanese Tepan Yaki. A slightly larger width of 15” on various models now offers small space chefs room for large pots. Miele CombiSets™ are single or double-burner units that stand alone or combine to fully customize any cooking surface – or even to create multiple cooking stations…

Apr 24, 2009

Miele Dishwashers Meet 2011 Energy Star® Requirements Today

Miele G 2002

Engineered to be the greenest Miele dishwashers yet, the new G 2002 series uses only 5.1 gallons of water in its Normal cycle, with many models exceeding Energy Star’s® future 2011 water and energy standards. Miele’s previous Normal program used only 6.1 gallons of water per load, making the new series 17% more efficient – saving about a gallon per load. In its Economy cycle, the new Miele series only uses 1.2 gallons (for those who want to save even more water and energy)…

Apr 23, 2009

Miele Announces Revolutionary Clean Touch Steel™ Finish On New Dishwashers, Masterchef Oven Collection And Coffee Systems

Miele G 2002

Miele, the world’s largest family-owned appliance company, launches its revolutionary Clean Touch Steel™ technology on the new MasterChef oven collection, G 2002 dishwashers and coffee systems (CVA 2662, CVA 4062 and CVA 4066). Clean Touch Steel™ is a specially-treated surface that virtually eliminates fingerprints, smudges and scratches while letting the natural stainless steel shine through.

“With Miele’s innovative Clean Touch Steel™, fingerprints vanish, and the oven wipes clean with a damp cloth, reducing the need for special polishes or potentially toxic chemicals in the home,” states Paul McCormack, Senior Marketing Manager for Miele, Inc…

Apr 22, 2009

Samsung Extends Refrigerator Line To Include Industry-First Dual Ice Maker

Samsung RFG238

Samsung, a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics and home appliances, today announced new additions to its growing refrigerator line, including the industry’s first dual ice maker refrigerator that allows consumers to enjoy more than one and a half times the ice production of their current models. Additional new offerings for Spring 2009 include new counter-depth models.

"Samsung is dedicated to creating solutions that enable efficiency in the home, and we've designed our new refrigerators to directly address this need of our consumers,” said James Politeski, vice president of Home Appliance sales and marketing at Samsung Electronics America…

Apr 21, 2009

The New Miele Built-In Coffee Systems – As Innovative As The First

Miele CVA 4062

Miele, inventor of the world’s first built-in coffee system in 1998, announces the introduction of their next generation beverage systems. The new CVA series offers innovative touch controls that take the guesswork out of making the perfect coffee, latté, cappuccino, espresso and more. The central dispenser is height-adjustable to fit espresso cups, tall mugs or decorative glasses for specialty drinks. An exclusive integrated tank keeps milk cool for up to 12 hours and allows one-touch preparation of steamed milk and froth drinks. The finishing touch… Miele’s Clean Touch Steel™ beautifully resists scratches, fingerprints and smudges…

Apr 12, 2009

Miele Dishwashers Raise The Bar With Advanced Technologies

Miele G 2002

Introduced in December 2008, the new G 2002 series represents a giant leap forward in dishwashing innovation. Engineered to be the quietest Miele dishwashers yet, the new G 2002 series sport a Turbo feature that speeds up wash programs by up to 30%. SensorDry, the most advanced drying system on the market, analyzes room temperature to calculate the optimal water temperature, rinse aid distribution and drying time. Dinner guests will be wowed as the Drying Plus feature automatically opens the door to aid in drying while the AutoClose function softly shuts the door to start the process all over again…

Apr 10, 2009

Ultra-Fast Financial Dishwasher Increases Throughput By 70 Percent

Miele G 7856

In February, Miele’s ultra-fast commercial dishwasher was installed at the famed De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy’s Herald Square. Within just a few days, the kitchen staff experienced a 70% increase in cleaning throughput. Sal Rizzo, De Gustibus’s owner, says the commercial dishwasher is a hit with the chefs and kitchen support staff responsible for making each presentation a success because of its ability to turn around dishware, cutlery and glasses in just 10 minutes.

“If a culinary school can achieve this kind of efficiency, imagine what a home cook could experience when serving guests ranging from 25 - 250 people…

Apr 1, 2009

Miele’s Independence™ Series Refrigerator Is The Greenest

Miele Independence

Miele, a global leader in manufacturing eco-friendly appliances with legendary durability, announces that its Independence™ Series 30” bottom mount refrigerators are rated #1 by Energy Star® – proving 33% more efficient than the current federal standard. In fact, Miele’s entire Independence™ Series is Energy Star® qualified and uses high-performance dual compressors, improved insulation and more precise temperature and defrost technology to boost efficiency.

A Miele Independence™ Series refrigerator is engineered to Miele’s rigorous 20 year life design – that’s 7 years longer than the average refrigerator’s current day life span…

Mar 22, 2009

Panasonic Reveals New Easy-To-Use Rice Cookers In 5- And Ten-Cup Sizes

Panasonic SR-MS182

Panasonic today announced the addition of five new rice cookers to their line of rice cookers, including three models that employ the “Fuzzy Logic” method of rice preparation. These rice cookers, along with many other Panasonic Home Appliance products, will be demonstrated at Panasonic’s booth #L12502 at the 2009 International Home + Housewares Show being held in Chicago, Illinois, from March 22-24th, 2009.

The SR-MS182 (10-cup) and SR-MS102 (five-cup) fuzzy logic rice cookers are micro-computer controlled, have automatic cooking, a 12-hour keep warm setting, eight menu settings, auto shutoff and a large, easy to read orange LCD panel…