The new Distinctive gas and electric ranges deliver exceptional power and performance at a price point specifically for the value-conscious home chef.
City of Industry, CA - November 1, 2012 - Dacor®, a market leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of luxury kitchen appliances, announced today the addition of the Distinctive™ 30" Gas Range and Distinctive 30" Electric Range to their successful Distinctive™ Series.
Exclusivity and premium price tags have long been the hallmark of affluence, but the newest arrivals from Dacor redefine "luxury" and are focused on quality craftsmanship and ease of use, without compromising Dacor's signature design elements and features. Whether a stylish upgrade, a replacement purchase or as part of a complete kitchen remodel, the Distinctive™ Series Ranges are value-engineered to deliver unparalleled power and performance.
"The Distinctive Ranges have a number of unique features that won't be found on other products in this class. Besides the "fit and finish" and unique styling, these are the first downdraft compatible gas ranges in the industry," said Steve Joseph, President of Dacor. Mr. Joseph went on to say, "The addition of the gas and electric ranges builds upon the success of the Distinctive™ Series which brings Dacor style and quality to the more value-conscious homeowner."
Whether gas or electric, these ranges offer exclusive features you would only expect to find in more up-market units, such as an angled control panel for easy viewing, dedicated Illumina™ Indicator Lights with Dacor's signature flame-blue glow when a cooktop element or oven is on, and professional heavy-duty die-cast stainless steel knobs with a metallic finish to complement the décor of virtually any kitchen. One of the standout features is the 4.8 cubic foot oven capacity, one of the largest oven interiors on the market today. In addition, the oven is equipped with two GlideRacks™ with easy-pull handles to assist in managing heavy dishes in and out of the oven. The Distinctive™ 30" Gas and 30" Electric Range are available as free-standing and slide-in models.
The Distinctive™ 30" Gas Range is fueled with efficiency. Two exclusive 14" extra-wide continuous platform grates allow home chefs the flexibility to prepare gourmet meals over the largest continuous cooking surface in its class. Three sealed gas burners power-up to 15,000 BTU while one SimmerSear™ burner delivers between 800-18,000 BTU to delicately simmer at a food-safe temperature, or sear without scorching. Dacor's exclusive Perma-Flame™ Technology guarantees hours of safe, uninterrupted cooking by automatically re-igniting the flame should a burner unexpectedly go out. Optional interchangeable accessories include a 14" wide griddle, a 14" wide searing grill, and a work ring, which maximize the cooking experience.
The Distinctive™ 30" Electric Range is the perfect combination of sophisticated style and expert engineering. A triple, a dual-, and two single-circuit heating elements beneath an easy-to-clean black glass surface give home chefs seven cookware position options, with up to 2,500 watts of power. Each element heats pots and pans quickly and consistently with precise control. The electric range ships standard with Dacor's exclusive Four-Part Pure Convection™ System, a feature typically found in Dacor's premium luxury Discovery™ Series Ranges and Wall Ovens, the convection element, baffle, fan, and filter allow home chefs to simultaneously cook multiple dishes without flavor transfer.
And to top it all off, personalize your Distinctive™ Range by selecting one of two handle options, the professional Epicure® stainless steel handle, or the proprietary Dacor integrated stainless steel handle, giving the range a flush and clean contemporary look.
All Distinctive™ Series appliances are designed with Dacor's signature styling and functionality at an unrivalled price-to-performance balance. Recent products from the Distinctive Series include a 30" Single and Double Wall Oven, a 30" Dual-Fuel Range, a 36" and 30" Gas Rangetop, as well as a Gas and Electric Cooktop, a 24" Dishwasher, a 30" Warming Drawer, a 24" Microwave, and a 30" Ventilation Wall Hood.
The Distinctive™ 30" Gas and 30" Electric Ranges are designed and manufactured in California, alongside many more core cooking products. Pricing for the Distinctive™ 30" Gas Range starts at $3,099 UMRP and the Distinctive™ 30" Electric Range at $3,299 UMRP. The ranges are now available through authorized Dacor dealers and retailers nationwide.
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