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This product is great for a large cooking task
I love the sleek design of the cooktop and all the burners and size selections. Also, I like the pre-sets (simmer, melt, etc.). The only thing I don't like is the...Read complete review
I love the sleek design of the cooktop and all the burners and size selections. Also, I like the pre-sets (simmer, melt, etc.). The only thing I don't like is the slider heat level selector, which I find difficult to judge.
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not professional quality
This cooktop distributes heats, then cools down, then heats up....it takes FOREVER for water to boil. I am not at all impressed by this kitchen aid product. The touch activated...Read complete review
This cooktop distributes heats, then cools down, then heats up....it takes FOREVER for water to boil. I am not at all impressed by this kitchen aid product. The touch activated controls are slippery if your hands are wet or you have food on them as you would had you been actually cooking. Also this unit takes a long time to cool down, the surface area remains more than warm well after you shut it off.
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Great cooktop layout and looking stunning
from Houston, TX, United States
Comments about KitchenAid Black 5-Element Electric Cooktop:
This cooktop was installed about two weeks ago so I have not used every last feature; however, I can say that thus far I am quite happy. It heats up very quickly and I love the large layout so things are not banging against each other. Also, I really like the largest burner in the center and then two other good size ones at the front. I don't use the smaller burners that often so it is great they are at the back. The simmer feature works great as does the keep warm. All in all quite happy with this purchase.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Seems to be working good, so far.
from Sonora, CA, United States
This stove top replaces a lemon of a stove top. I have had it for a little less than a month and everything seems to be just great. I love the simmer, melt+hold, and keep warm features.
Lots of features
from San Diego, CA, United States
Use multiple times a day for my family. Have had for 2 months and have no complaints. Easy to use and it has multiple helpful features.
from Grain Valley, MO, United States
the cooktop is not worth a darn. does not clean well. would not recomend purchase.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Cool touch controls
from LA, United States
Just bought 36 inch cook top, so far I have enjoyed using it. You do need to keep glass cleaner handy to keep clean.
New to an electric stovetop
By Ricky S
from Ponte Vedra, Florida
Always was a gas "cook". That option not available here. The cooktop has performed well but still on a learning curve. In my opinion, somewhat harder to clean but now have recommended products and will see if that makes cleaning easier.
Finallly a cooktop....
By Happy Wife and Grandma
from Dallas, TX, United States
An early xmas present was my kitchenaid 36 inch electric cooktop; finally got rid of that old jennair that was like over 30 years old!!! Love that I don't have to clean those nasty electrical elements! Also love the zone sizing as well as the lack of knobs ALL DIGITAL!!! like that we can "lock" the top from little hands as well - big safety feature! BIG UPGRADE FOR MY KITCHEN!!! THANKS KITCHENAID!!!
bought about I month ago and it is working out well
Looks and works great!
from New Glasgow, NS, Canada
We are very happy with the modern clean look as well as the performance.
So much better than my old GE cooktop
The installation was easy, with just a slight modification of the counter top opening required. My old cook top had knobs that collected grease and dirt underneath, requiring removal and cleaning constantly, and which eventually simply broke off. The Kitchen aid is completely smooth with no protruding parts. The controls are electronic and use touch sensitive areas on the cook top. They are rather intuitive and after using them a couple of times it will feel natural. This cook top also heats very rapidly for an electric one. On several of the elements, you have a choice of one or more rings to heat, so you can tailor the element to the size of the pan. I have owned and used this cook top for several months now and I cook a lot. This unit is definitely worth the money.....
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