About Dacor

About Us

American made, family-owned Dacor has been designing and manufacturing luxury kitchen appliances for three generations.

The Dacor Timeline

  • 1948

    Stanthony Corp founded by Stan and Anthony Joseph Self-Contained Ventilation Hood
    First complete system for residential market

  • 1957

    Indoor Electric BBQ
    Patented indoor barbeque for year-round use

  • 1965

    Dacor Incorporated in Los Angeles
    Distinctive Appliance Corporation (DACOR)

  • 1975

    Modular Cooking System
    Created full kitchen capacity for compact kitchen spaces

  • 1985

    Drop-in Gas Cooktops
    With continuous grates made it easier to move cookware across the burners

  • 1987

    30 Inch Self-Cleaning Pure Convection™ Wall Oven
    New industry category accommodated the needs of home chefs with larger oven capacity

  • 1995

    Professional Dual-Fuel Ranges
    Gas cooktop, combined with electric oven, set the standard for luxury appliances with 6 sealed burners, Pure Convection™, self-cleaning, clock timer 

  • 1997

    Infrared Ceramic Gas Broiler
    Combined with electric Pure Convection™ and self-cleaning mode, became the world’s first patented system of its type

  • 1999

    Introduction of a Patented Butterfly Bake Element™
    Created a higher performance traditional bake mode

  • 2002

    30 Inch Dishwasher
    40% more capacity than any other dishwasher on the market, able to accommodate 22 place settings

  • 2005

    Discovery Oven
    Defined the ultra-premium cooking experience with exclusive features: patented rapid heat bake element, cooking guide, and saved recipe function

  • 2013

    Discovery iQ Wall Oven
    First smart oven with an integrated wireless tablet, creating the connected kitchen