Dacor to Showcase Smart, Connected Cooking and Fully Integrated Refrigeration at Kitchen and Bath Industry Show

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Celebrity chefs Jet Tila and Jan D’Atri join Dacor at KBIS to celebrate fiftieth anniversary with cooking demonstrations.

The Discovery iQ 30” Wall Oven offers remote capabilities, allowing cooking control from their smart phone or tablet, or via voice commands through Bluetooth-enabled technology.

We are introducing new features that make the world’s smartest kitchen appliances even smarter. -Dacor CEO Chuck Huebner.

Celebrating 50 years of cooking innovation, Dacor®, manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances, will showcase an unprecedented voice activation feature with its line of smart kitchen appliances as well as the introduction of Fully Integrated Refrigeration at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, January 20-22, in booth N2538.

Celebrity chefs Jet Tila and Jan D’Atri will be at the Dacor booth for cooking demonstrations to showcase the possibilities of a Dacor culinary kitchen.

  •     Jet Tila, Wednesday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  •     Jan D’Atri, Thursday, January 22 at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

“We are introducing new features that make the world’s smartest kitchen appliances even smarter,” said Dacor CEO Chuck Huebner. “These new features modernize the cooking experience for home chefs, ushering in a new era of innovation and convenience in the kitchen.”

Starting spring 2015, Dacor will enable customers to use smart phones or tablets to remotely control their Discovery iQ™ cooking appliances without even lifting a finger – literally. This new feature allows customers to control their smart appliances by voice command through the Dacor iQ Remote App, from anywhere they are connected. This elevates the level of remote convenience for the home chef. Whether entertaining outdoors, serving appetizers to guests, or running late from the office, Dacor customers can now control their iQ products conveniently and hands-free.

“With our new voice activation feature, we are utilizing smart technology to elevate the connected, smart kitchen,” states Dacor President Steve Joseph. “The new appliances combine the cooking precision our customers have enjoyed for 50 years with remote, voice-operated programming for enhanced convenience.”

Another new product set to be unveiled at KBIS is the Discovery® line of Fully Integrated Refrigerators. Meeting the discerning demands of today’s home chefs, the new Discovery® line of Fully Integrated Refrigerators include interior features designed to enhance the kitchen experience. One of the most noticeable features is the new GlideShelf™ technology allowing for smooth, single-handed shelf and bin repositioning. Home chefs will also appreciate the SoftShut™ drawers, a BeadBlast™ trim finish and FlushFit™, a patented hinge system, which allows the door to swing clear of adjoining cabinetry, so seamless integration is possible.

Dacor will also showcase some of its other industry-leading kitchen appliances including:

  •     DacorMatch™ Color System: Allows the most fashion-forward home chefs to create custom appliances in virtually any color.
  •     Discovery iQ™ 30” Wall Oven: The world’s first wall oven to feature the integrated Discovery iQ Controller for Android™.
  •     Discovery® 36” Gas TouchTop™: A cooktop that features digital, glass-touch controls for an entirely new level of gas cooking precision.
  •     Discovery Winestation®: Enjoy wine just as the vintner intended for up to 60 days without the loss of flavor or natural aroma.

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Media notes:
Learn more about our celebrity chefs, Jet Tila and Jan D’Atri.
Dacor’s innovative appliances have been recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades including:

  •     Tested and recommended by Le Cordon Bleu
  •     Digital Trends Best of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Home Award
  •     Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) Best in Show
  •     Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) Best of Kitchen – Gold
  •     Kitchen + Bath Business (K+BB) Product Innovator Award
  •     2013 and 2014 GOOD DESIGN™ Awards
  •     CES Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award Honorees
  •     Better Homes & Gardens Kitchen + Bath Ideas 30 Most Innovative Products

ABOUT DACOR
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, Dacor is a manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances. Designed and built in California, Dacor’s cooking appliances integrate function and technology to create high-performing, intuitive products that reflect the lifestyle and needs of the passionate cook. Since 1965, Dacor has been responsible for many of the innovations that have improved the way people cook in the modern kitchen. Dacor is family-owned and embraces the legacy, heritage and expertise of a third generation to lead the company into a new age of cooking innovation. Dacor is also the first and only ultra-premium appliance brand to be tested and recommended by the Master Chefs of Le Cordon Bleu. Le Cordon Bleu is considered the world’s most respected culinary arts and hospitality educator.

For more information about Dacor and its products, visit dacor.com.

ABOUT KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY SHOW
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is the world’s largest international trade event dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry. KBIS showcases the latest products and most innovative design ideas that change the industry to meet the needs of the marketplace. This captivating event features the largest array of product displays and demonstrations, professional development courses, keynote & session speeches, interactive roundtable events and the opportunity to network with thousands of industry professionals. KBIS is owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). For more information visit http://www.kbis.com/

ABOUT NATIONAL KITCHEN & BATH ASSOCIATION
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association and owner of KBIS. With 50,000 members, the NKBA has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for more than 45 years. The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide.

For the latest news and announcements visit http://www.kbis.com/, follow KBIS on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/KitchenBathIndustryShow and on Twitter at @KBIS2015.

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