Viking Range Debuts Unprecedented Number of New Products at KBIS
Viking Range will unveil more new products at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) than ever before in company history . Viking will showcase more than 50 new products at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Feb. 4-6, in booth N1215.
“I have personally, along with the team at Viking, sought input from dealers, end users, engineers and builders both domestically and internationally to develop innovation that directly applies to the daily kitchen needs,” said Selim A. Bassoul, Chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corporation, parent company of Viking Range. “We have restructured Viking over the past year to create an environment for new ideas, excited people and great energy. We stand behind Viking product. Quality drives us. So much so that we now offer the Viking Signature 3 Year Warranty and a 90 Day No Quibble Guarantee.”
A few of the new Viking product lines on display at the show include:
Viking Professional 7 Series Ranges:
The 7 Series ranges join the Viking 3 Series and 5 Series ranges as an extension of the Viking brand, offering both design and cooking performance. Viking 7 Series ranges feature 23,000 BTU Elevation™ Burners with brass flame ports, adapted from the Viking Commercial product line and are combined with a fully-featured convection oven.
Viking Professional Cooktops:
The new line of Viking gas, electric and induction cooktops coordinate with the current Viking Professional line of products. The gas cooktops feature sealed burners with brass burner rings in a wide variety of sizes. A powerful 18,000 BTU burner delivers commercial power for high heat sautéing, rapid boiling and quick recovery.
Viking Professional French Door Electric Oven:
The Viking Professional French-Door Double Oven introduces convenience with the same power and performance as other Viking Professional ovens. Side swing doors, inspired by ovens in a commercial kitchen, turn this traditional oven into a modern amenity, putting accessibility within arm’s reach. With the largest oven in the industry, this extra-large 4.7 cu. ft. oven has 11 high performance cooking modes for versatile performance.
Viking Professional TurboChef Oven:
The Viking Professional TurboChef 30-in. wide Double Oven allows consumers to prepare meals up to 15 times faster than conventional methods.
Viking Professional Ventilation:
With the quietest hood and ventilator combination in the industry, the 18-in. high hoods are available in a variety of widths that fits all sizes of Viking cooking products. Also available are 12-in. high hoods for smaller, replacement ventilation needs. New features include bright LED surface lighting and backlit LED knobs, quiet, efficient, maintenance-free ventilators, heat lamps, and easy-to-clean, dishwasher-safe baffle filters.
Viking Professional Refrigerators:
This lineup includes bottom-freezer, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, all refrigerator and all freezer models in Stainless Steel, custom panel and color options. New features include innovative shelving, improved lighting, and soft-close drawers. Refrigerator sections have the Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifier which uses ion technology to eliminate airborne bacteria, mold, and odors to enhance food preservation with no filter required.
Viking Professional Outdoor Product:
The Viking Professional 5 Series Outdoor Grill has a 24-in. depth which make it easy for consumers to upgrade and replace their old grill. New features, exclusive to the 5 Series include 25,000 high intensity BTU stainless steel grill burners, 15,000 BTU Gourmet-Glo Infrared Rotisserie Burner, Stainless Steel grates, LED lighting and a ceramic briquette flavor system. The TruSear ceramic infrared burner on VGIQ 42-in./54-in. W models provides the ultimate in grilling by searing steaks to lock in flavor and juices.
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