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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…

Mar 22, 2009

Panasonic Adds New Over-The-Range Microwaves, New Countertop Model To Lineup Of Acclaimed Microwave Oven Technology

Panasonic NN-SD277SR

Panasonic today announced the expansion of its acclaimed line of microwaves to include two over-the-range models and one countertop model. These microwaves, 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 NN-SD297SR and the NN-SD277SR represent the flagship stainless steel models in the newly-reintroduced over-the-range line of Genius Prestige Inverter® microwave ovens…

Feb 28, 2009

Special Candy Apple Red Stand Mixer Marks Enduring Brand's 90th Anniversary

KitchenAid KSM158GBCA

KitchenAid, the brand that changed American kitchens forever with the introduction of its iconic stand mixer in 1919, its first home dishwasher in 1949 and first countertop appliances in color in 1955, is marking its 90th anniversary with a special edition stand mixer in Candy Apple Red. As a tribute to earlier models, the new 5-quart Artisan® Series stand mixer will include a clear glass bowl in place of the stainless steel bowl currently provided, along with a 90th anniversary insignia on the mixer’s trim band…

Feb 28, 2009

KitchenAid Adds New Model To Premium Blender Collection

KitchenAid Blender

With the introduction of a new premium blender carrying a suggested retail price of $79.99, KitchenAid rounds out a collection that ranges from this newest entry to its higher end blender models available in a range of designer colors and finishes. While features and design vary among the brand’s various models, all utilize a powerful motor and innovative blade design to make short work of crushing ice at any speed, according to Debbie O’Connor, senior manager of brand experience for KitchenAid.

The new model, available in classic black or white, features a generous 40 ounce glass jar, three speeds (low, medium and high) and simple, intuitive controls…

Feb 17, 2009

Sharp Releases New SuperSteam™ Oven For Flexible, Healthy Cooking

Sharp AX-1200

As consumers aspire to live a more active and fit lifestyle, there is a greater need for products that help them achieve healthy-living goals. Recognizing this, Sharp has introduced the second-generation SuperSteam™ oven, model AX-1200, a multi-purpose oven that enables healthier meal preparation.

The versatile AX-1200 uses SuperSteam convection technology to cook a wide variety of foods without the addition of oils, fats or sauces while preserving taste and appearance, making it deliciously easy for consumers to improve their eating habits…

Feb 17, 2009

Sharp Unveils Next-Generation Insight Pro Microwave Drawer Ovens

Sharp KB-6524

Enhancing its award-winning suite of Insight and Insight Pro appliances, Sharp today introduces next-generation 24- and 30-inch Insight Pro Microwave Drawer ovens, models KB-6524 and KB-6525, that feature a larger, sleeker and more accessible design. While the exterior footprint remains the same as previous models, the interior capacity has been increased to 1.2 cubic feet to accommodate cooking and reheating needs. Added functionality includes a new Beverage Center and several new automatic settings for the ultimate convenience in microwave cooking…