In 2013 The Middleby Corporation, a world leader in commercial kitchen technology, acquired Viking. Middleby has more than 45 companies in its portfolio and has a proven track record of acquiring and growing companies through bringing innovative, patented products to the market.
Since the acquisition by Middleby, Viking has introduced over 50 new, innovative, award winning products to the market. With the help of The Middleby Corporation, Viking has made significant quality improvements and has incorporated advanced cooking technologies once reserved for commercial kitchens into the Viking residential line.
Recent awards and accolades for Viking and the new Viking products include First Brand Choice of Affluent Customers for Cooking Appliances - Dwell Insights Survey Group; 2013; Luxury Winner Best Ranges for Gas - Good Housekeeping Research Institute; #1 Most Recommended Luxury Range, Dishwasher & Microwave - Women's Choice Award 2014; Best Kitchen Appliances Worth the Splurge - Epicurious 2014; Reader's Choice Award - Kitchen Bath Business 2014; and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Product Winners - Kitchen Bath Industry Show People's Choice Awards 2014.
Under the leadership of The Middleby Corporation, Viking has continued its aggressive new product development initiatives and its product offerings encompass the entire kitchen, both indoors and outdoors. The product strategy is to incorporate innovative cooking features and technology from other Middleby brands into the Viking residential line. The results are clear; high performance Viking residential products that allow a consumer to cook like a professional chef at home.
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