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Best cooktop ever!
This is my first cooktop...although I have owned and used a variety of ranges (gas, smooth top and coil) this is my first induction. I love it! Even if you...Read complete review
This is my first cooktop...although I have owned and used a variety of ranges (gas, smooth top and coil) this is my first induction. I love it! Even if you don't cook often, I highly recommend a 36" as the extra space is invaluable. Induction cooks quickly, does not overheat the kitchen when you have several pots cooking simultaneoulsy, cleans easily, and shuts off automatically one you remove the pan from the heating element. Special pots/pans are required....however, it gave me the excuse to invest in a good set of cookware that will last more than a lifetime. The cook top is easy to use and easy to clean - however I would recommend purchasing the cooktop without the stainless steel trim. I felt that it was not necessary to match the other stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and would not catch slight crumbs. I really can't comment on the price as it was an upgrade appliance when I had my house built...I am sure the builders charged me more than retail.
Most Liked Negative Review
Buy an extended warranty!!
The performance is fantastic --- but only until it breaks! Ours malfunctioned after 1 and 1/2 years, which is beyond the GE warranty. We had purchased an extended warranty, but the...Read complete review
The performance is fantastic --- but only until it breaks! Ours malfunctioned after 1 and 1/2 years, which is beyond the GE warranty. We had purchased an extended warranty, but the technician told us that if we had to pay for a repair ourselves it would have been nearly two thousand dollars!!! More than just junking it and buying a new one. Ridiculous lapse in reliability. By the way -- The GE downdraft we bought as an accessary failed within the first year, while still under warranty.
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from Seattle, WA, United States
Comments about GE Monogram 36" Black Induction Cooktop:
We purchased this cooktop in February for our kitchen remodel. It is an amazing induction cooktop. Heats quickly and evenly, and cools immediately. Love the five burners of various sizes as well!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Cincinnati, OH, United States
I've only lived in homes with the standard electric cook tops so I can't comment on induction vs. gas. Having said that I will never go back to standard cook tops after using induction. It boggles my mind how fast I bring a giant pot from room temp. to a running boil. The home I purchased had this cooktop already installed so I didn't shop around or compare features but this model seems to be more than sufficient. I should add the cook top is a lot easier to clean as only the pan/pot gets hot and not the element; eliminating much of the 'cooked on' junk you usually have to scrub.
Main Board down within a month
from Virgilina, VA, United States
I had my induction cooktop installed during kitchen renovation a month ago. With the Renovation I switched to GE Profile appliances thinking they were upgrade from my LG appliances. Loved induction. Its great! After about a month of cooking on it, two nights ago I heard a pop while cleaning the cooktop. Now the two big burners and the other little burner on that side dont stay on. GE repairman says the board is down and needs to be replaced. This is not the first one he has seen. Only a month. Sure, they will have the parts here in two days and repair it on Monday but its Mother's day weekend and I have a lot of company coming and no working cooktop! Not Happy. The boards are about 1/3 of the price of the cooktop. What am I in for here? Not happy and worried that I decided to switch to GE Profile appliances.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Denver, CO, United States
We love this cooktop! Looks great and works perfectly. Be careful dragging pans across the stainless frame because it scratches very easily
It's beautiful and easy to clean
from Granite Bay, CA, United States
This cooktop needs attention each time you use it, but it is beautiful. It's very easy to clean and because it's such a focal point in our house, I polish it each time I use it. By polish, I mean wipe up with sponge and then use a dry clean towel. That's it! Easy and worth it.
By Strummer UOL
from Clearwater Florida
The new cooktop looks great in our kitchen. Heats up incredibly fast. Easy to control cooking temp, easy to clean. Very happy with this product.
from Llos Angeles, CA
Great looking. Easy clean up. Fast heating. I love it! I will recommend it to all my friends.
Top Drawer gets burning hot when I am cooking
from Florida, United States
I am new to induction. What I do not like is that while i have a burner on I can not set anything else on the cooktop. I do realize that with no burner on that i can lock the cooktop ` that is to be able to set many things on it. Also the first drawer below my cooktop gets unbelievably hot. I actually should call your service department as to how hot the drawer beneith it gets while I am cooking. Also, I often time cook with two small pots, there is no burner to accept a second small pot. Terrible feature. I do of course love that the burner is not hot immediately after i take the pots off of it. I do love how easy even spilt over messes are to clean up. thank you for that awesome feature.
cooks like gas without the flame!
By AZ Farfalla
from Scottsdale, AZ, United States
I wanted a GE Product in my remodeled kitchen because a GE Refrigerator that my Parents bought in 1940 is still going strong even though it has never needed a repair!! I enjoy using this induction type, sleek looking, easy to clean cooktop. It accommodates 5 pots/pans and cooks with the responsiveness of gas but is much safer to use because there is no open flame and there are no knobs to clean around. When I am not cooking on it, it can be used as additional counter space. I am hoping my 2009 purchase will perform as well as my Parents' 1940 purchase. So far - so good ...
from Sarasota, FL, United States
I had a one burner induction unit and decided to go with induction in my dream kitchen. I will never have anything different. It is the very best. It has surpassed all my expectations. Every one I know wants one. The features are endless and the ease of cleaning us the biggest plus EVER. Just a warm damp cloth and a little drying with a towel and it is perfect.
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