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Dacor Newsletter December 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: The Convenient Truth

    Warming drawers have become a chef's greatest convenience. Now, you can enjoy the same flexibility and freedom available in the kitchen virtually everywhere: inside and outside the home, from the bathroom to the backyard.

  • Design Studio:  Designing Dacor

    Designers Stacey Black and Charlotte Panico give Dacor Design & Culinary Centers in Atlanta and Chicago two beautiful makeovers.

  • Details from the Pros: Looking Ahead

    Interior designer John Loecke gives a preview of which home design trends will rule in 2009.

  • Culinary Corner: Sweets for the Holidays

    This season, explore the secrets of convection with a simple sugar cookie recipe that provides the perfect opportunity for the entire family to enjoy baking together.

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December 11, 2008

Dacor Newsletter November 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Luxury Cooking — How It Should be Done

    Dacor's new Epicure 30" Gas Range entices cooking enthusiasts to rev up and explore culinary excellence with gas.

  • Design Studio:  Celebrate with Dacor

    Dacor celebrates brilliant design and culinary excellence.

  • Details from the Pros: Green Living

    Here are a few simple ways to make your home more environmentally friendly, without breaking the bank.

  • Culinary Corner: The Perfect Turkey

    Are you worried about the holidays? Chef Jim Coleman tells you how to create the perfect turkey.

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November 13, 2008

Dacor And 20-20 Technologies Release Design Catalog Updates

Enhanced catalog with wider range of products is one of the many resources Dacor offers to help trade professionals service customers more efficiently.

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - November 10, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distributio, jointly with 20-20 Technologies®, today announced the release of updates to the Dacor catalog for the 20-20 Design™ planning software.  The new additions to the catalog include the recently introduced Renaissance Wall Ovens and Cooktops, built-in and freestanding counter-depth bottom freezer refrigerators, and innovative ventilation hoods.

The full catalog currently features every product category in the Dacor colleciton, and represents the company's commitment of providing trade professionals with tools to make designing and presenting kitchen projects faster, easier and more acurate.  Now, more than 90 base model SKUs are avilable, with a host of options to customize appliance finish, size configurationa nd select optional accessories.

"In this challenging housing and remodeling market, we recognize that we need to provide design professionals with every advantage possible to serve their clients more efficiently," said Steve Joseph, Vice President of Marketing at Dacor.  "Our partnership with 20-20 Technologies and the launch of our online training resource, Dacor Univeristy, have put our company in a unique position to assist designers with differntiating their business through product and design knowledge.

"20-20 Design simplifies the design process," continued Joseph, "and allows trade professionals to create compelling, photo-realistic 3D renderings that their customers will easily understand, so they can visualize their dream kitchens.  And the web-based training portal of Dacor University provides a comprehensive understanding of Dacor products.  The interactive training modules are eligible for National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) continuing education requirements and are accessible from anywhere at any time."

ADVANTAGES OF THE UPDATES

20-20 Design is the design industry's leading kitchena nd bath planning software with electronic catalogs that provide trade professionals with manufacturers' information, pricing and other options associated with space planning.  The latest updates to the Dacor catalog include recent product introductions including the Renaissance Wall Ovens, Renaissance Gas Cooktops, built-in and freestanding refrigeration and Epicure® and Millennia® Ventilation Hoods.

"The recent update to the Dacor/20-20 Design catalog," said Jean-François Grou, president and COO of 20-20 Technologies, "gives designers more flexibility when reating high-end kitchens for customers looking to integrate luxury appliances into their homes."

The drafting software boasts advanced features that allow designers to work more resourcefully, enabling the space planning and rendering of 3-D images and the drawing of rooms to scale with a complete selection of products from manufacturers' catalogs that will show exactly how cabinets and appliances open and move.  The unique capability give users the opportunity to explore a variety of appliance details that would be otherwise impossible with hand-drafted plans.  Customers can experience the style details of Dacor appliances up-close, like the cool blue lighting of the Illlumina™ Burner Controls on the Renaissance Gas Cooktop or adjust the color of an appliance to one of the six hues of Preference®.

DETAILS OF THE UPDATES

Designed with both optimum performance and aesthetic appeal in mind, the Renaissance 36" and 30" Gas Cooktops, available in stainless teel or black finishes, set new standards for cookign safety.  Illumina™ Burner Controls emit a cook blue glow to indicate when the burners are on and the SimmerSafe™ Indicator light provides an additional reminder that the cooktop is on although the flame may be barely visible during simmer.

Precision SimmerSear™ Burners provide professional-level accuracy and the Extra-Wide continuous Platform Grates with a contemporary square design, offer generous space for any oversized pot, pan or wok.  The sealed gas burners and one-piece spill basin feature an excllusive bead-blast finish for extra protection against abrasive cleaners, making daily clean-up easier than ever.

The Renaissance Wall ovens combine classic styling with cutting-edge performance to create an appliance that will breathe new life into the kitchen.  Available in 36", 30" and 27" for Epicure and 30" and 27" widths for Millennia, the Renaissance Wall Oven operates like six individiual ovens, with a host of cookign modes that will release the hidden chef in anyone and make preparing any meal an effortless task.

The exclulsive Pure Convection™ technology helps crate uniform temperatures on every level of the oven cell land features a unique filter, which allows home chefs to cook multiple items at the same time without the worry of flavor transfer.  Dacor's patented RapidHeat™ Bake Element is safely protected from spills and drips, ensures more even hbaking, faster preheating, and easy clean up.

Available in 48", 42" and 36" widths, the new Epicure and Integrated, Built-In and Freestanding Cabinet-Depth Bottom Freezer Refrigerators brilliantly merge accessibility and funcitnality with an innovative modular design system that allows homeowners to customize the refrigerators' appearance to fit their personal style.  Homeowners can choose from a variety of handle options and door finishes, including any one of the six Preference colors - Anthracite Gray, Sterling Gray, Titaniium Silver, Blue Water, Slate Green and Black - classic stainless steel or the contemporary black glass/stainless steel finish of Millennia.

New stainless steel Epicure and Millennia Ventilation Hoods integrate new technology with a groundbreaking hidden electronic touchpad that provides complete control over the variable speed fans and bright halogen lighting to help quietly and efficiently improve the indoor air quality of the kitchen by removing steam, grease and cooking odors.

When operating in Heat Sensor Mode, the ventilation hoods will automatically start and adjust speed based on ambient temperatures, ideal for cooktops and ranges that provide a high-heat output.  In addition, the cleaning indicator llight alerts usres when it is time for maintenance of the removable, dishwasher-safe mesh filters.

The Dacor catalog is compatible with 20-20 Design software versions 8.1 and higher, and is available for download at www.dacor.com/trade.

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November 10, 2008

Dacor Celebrates Brilliant Design in Style
 
 
 

Los Angeles area appliance manufacturer hosts luxury event for specifiers and designers at the historic Greystone Estate in Beverly Hills

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - October 30, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution will host an exclusive cocktail event for Los Angeles area design, culinary and appliance professionals to celebrate The Great House in America showcase at the historic Greystone Esate in Beverly Hills.

The area's leading trade professionals will enjoy an extraordinary evening of delectable culinary treats, a private tour of the restored property and a preview of the innovatice and new Epicure 30" Gas Range by Dacor.

"We value the relationships we have with our trade partners and this event gives us the opportunity to say thank you for supporting our brand throughout the years," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "The breathtaking views of Greystone and creative visions of the participating designers offered the perfect backdrop to properly show our appreciation.

"As we continue to strengthen our relationships with the design, culinary and appliance communities, we are proud to announce that we have recently expanded our online trade resources to help professionals increase sales and service their clients with greater efficiency.  Additionally, we are planning to employ even more tools to improve communications with these audiences in the coming year."

The invitation-only event is set for Thursday, November 6th, 6-9 PM at the Greystone Mansion located at 905 Loma Vista Drive in Beverly Hills and is among one of a series of private events to celebrate the 21st century restoration of The Great House in America showcase sponsored by Veranda magazine.  All guests will receive a gift bag filled with premium culinary and design items from a variety of brands including Dacor, Veranda Magazine, Fiji WaterFilippo Berio Olive Oil and Vervacious Foods.

Opening to the public on November 1, 2008, the Great House in Amerca showcase is Veranda magazine's first California show house.  In partnership with the City of Beverly Hills, the show house features the work of more than 30 top interior and landscape designers who transformed the mansion and grounds of the Greystone Estate to recreate a 21st century vision of the architectural jewel.  The home's kitchen features the Dacor Epicure® 48" Dual-Fuel Range, Epicure 36" Refrigerator and Microwave, while the Epicure 52" Outdoor Grill sits on one of the outdoor terraces.

AN ERA OF CULINARY EXCELLENCE
Whether it's an elaborate dinner designed to impress future in-laws or a cupcake bakeoff to impress an entire team of six-year olds, every detail matters when cooking for our loved ones.  The roast has to be tender and juicy and each cupcake, soft and moist.  And the appliances used to prepare the meal should be selected with the same level of care as every ingredient.

With that in mind, Dacor welcomes culinary enthusiasts to a luxury kitchen experience with the introduction of the Epicure 30" Gas Range.  More powerful than competitors' models, the range invites consumers to heat things up and explore culinary excellence with gas, the preferred fuel type for cooking in the upscale range market.  The range also offers builders and remodelers who want to upgrade their clients' standard kitchen package a chance to create stylish dream kitchens using reliable, innovative appliances.

The commercial-inspired stainless steel style of the Epicure 30" Gas Range fits perfectly into any shabby chic cottage, upscale urban condominium or ornate Victorial kitchen.  Consumers who demand impeccable design and premium performance will have all the durability and control preferred in professional cooking appliances, with a range that boasts exclusive details both distinguished cooks and design savvy consumers will adore, for safer cooking and easier clean up.

Designed for greater safety, Dacor's exclusive Illumina™ Burner Control Knobs function as stylish accents that glow in the brand's signature "flame-blue", visually indicating the range is in the "on" position even when the flame is barely visible at its lowest point.

High-performing SimmerSear™ Burners deliver professional-level accuracy over a wide range of cooking temperatures for the perfect simmer, sear or sauté.  Each burner is designed to accommodate every cook's needs, whether the recipe requires an ultra-low heat to melt butter or a fast rolling boil.  The multiple sealed burner configurations allow cooks to prepare different foods, at different BTUs, and in various sized pots and pans, all at the same time.

Two 14" Continuous Platform Grates make maneuvering pots and pans around the burners a simple task.  The heavy-duty cast iron grates sit on four rubber feet so they can be safely transported from cooktop to countertop without damaging surfaces.  A one-piece spill basin sits underneath each pair of burners to catch any food or grease that falls through, simplifying clean up.

With four cooking modes - Convection Bake, Convection Broil, Bake and Broil - chefs can explore a wide range of culinary options.  A simple control panel has an easily accessible switch, allowing users to toggle between conventional and convection cooking modes.  The exclusive Three-Part Convection System™ uses the fan, air baffle, and convection filter to ensure precise oven temperature control, superior cooking performance and zero flavor transfer, while the stainless steel bake element, rated at 30,000 BTU and the increased power of the infrared ceramic broil element provide superior power.

A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE
Bult in 1928 for the son of a prominent oil baron, majestic Greystone Mansion today is surrounded by 18.5 pastoral acres of lush, City-owned parkland.  The former Doheny estate is now a registered historical landmark and serves as a stunning backdrop for cultural and educational activities, photo and commercial shoots, weddings and public events.

In 1925, Edward Doheny, the most successful oil producer of his time, gave his son Edward "Ned" Lawrence Dohney, Jr. a 12.58-acre land parcel.  It was part of the original 425-acre Greystone land parcel, the largest family estate in the history of Beverly Hills.

Construction of Ned Doheny's estate began in February of 1927 and was completed a year later.  Ned, his wife Lucy, and their five children moved into the mansion in September of 1928.  The home included 55 rooms in 46,054 square feet of living space.  The estate also included tennis courts, a swimming pool, a green house, a fire station and kennels.  Sadly, only six months after the family moved in, Mr. Doheny was found dead in his home, the apparent victim of a murder/suicide, one of the very rare unsolved myseteries in Beverly Hills, and continues to fascinate the community.

In 1965, the City of Beverly Hills purchased the property, planning to locate the City's largest water reservoir, a 19-million gallon tank, onto the site.  However, in 1971, the entire site, including the mansion, was formally dedicated as a City of Beverly Hills public park, and is now recognized as a historic landmark and placed on the Registry of Historic Places.  It is the site of many civic events, weddings, filming, a summer day camp and the City's tree farm.

In the last year, the City of Beverly Hills has been renovating the gardens to bring them back to their original beauty.  The Beverly Hills Flower and Garden Festival has been created to raise the funds necessary for the renovation and upkeep fo the entire park, mansion and grounds.

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October 30, 2008

DACOR WELCOMES COOKING ENTHUSIASTS TO EXPLORE CULINARY EXCELLENCE WITH THE NEW EPICURE 30'' GAS RANGE

Signature LED Knob Design and Precision Performance Provide Unmatched Power for the Definitive Luxury Cooking Experience

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - October 14, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, today introduced the Epicure® 30" Gas Range, expanding the brand's collection of premium performance cooking appliances for both consumers and builders.

The commercial-inspired stainless steel style of the Epicure 30" Gas Range offers home chefs all the durability and control preferred in professional cooking appliances, with exclusive details that will appeal to distinguished cooks and design savvy consumers alike, including features that make cooking safer and clean-up easier.

Additionally, homeowners restricted to only gas heat sources now have the choice of a powerful, luxury alternative with more cooking flexibiity and a BTU output greater than the competition.

"Geogrphaic areas such as New York City, Southern Calfiornia and many mountainous regions are often limited to all gas heat sources and consumers have to settle for appliances that may not offer the desired level of power or design appeal," said Steve Joseph, Vice President of Marketing at Dacor.  "With the Epicure 30" Gas Range, home chefs can effortlessly achieve gourmet results with an innovative appliance that radiates a feeling of luxury and gives complete control over every aspect of the cooking experience."

"The small size and uncomplicated installation also make the new range appealing to builders and remodelers who want to upgrade their clients' standard kitchen package with a stylish, luxury appliance," continued Joseph.

Available in a freestanding model with a six-inch backguard or a flexible island design for unlimited installation options, the Epicure 30" Gas Range is ideal for designers, builders and consumers.

SIGNATURE DETAILS
Featuring the remarkable details that make Dacor ranges works of art, the Epicure 30" Gas Range has a brilliant appearance that looks cool, even at its highest temperatures.  Desgined for greater safety, Dacor's exclusive Illumina™ Burner Control Knobs function as stylish accents that glow in the brand's signature "flame-blue", visually indicating the range is in the "on" position even when the flame is barely visible at its lowest point.

High-performing SimmerSear™ Burners deliver professional-level accuracy over a wide range of cooking temperatures for the perfect simmer, sear or sauté.  Each burner is designed to accommodate every cook's needs, whether the recipe requires an ultra-low heat to melt butter or chocolate, or a fast rolling boil to cook pasta.  The multiple sealed burner configurations allow cooks to prepare different foods, at different BTUs, and in varioius sized pots and pans, all at the same time.

Two 14" Continuous Platform Grates make maneuvering pots and pans around the burners a simple task and provide an especially spacious cooking surface to fit oversized cookware easily.  The heavy-duty cast iron grates extend to the sides of the range to create a larger cooking surface and sit on four rubber feet so they can be safely transported from cooktop to countertop without damaging surfaces.  A one-piece spill basin sits underneath each pair of burners to cath any food or grease that falls through, simplifying clean-up.

With four cooking modes - Convection Bake, Convection Broil, Bake and Broil - chefs can explore a wide range of culinary options, and a simple control panel has an easily accessible switch, which alows users to toggle between conventional and convection cooking modes.  The exclusive Three-Part Convection System™ uses the fan, air baffle, and convection fitler to ensure precise oven temperature control, superior cooking performance and zero flavor transfer, while the stainless steel bake element, rated at 30,000 BTU and the increased power of the infrared ceramic broil element provide superior power.

Optional removable searing grill, griddle and wok accessories provide users with the ultimate tools to be completely creative in the kitchen.  The flexibility to store the griddle and searing grill away when not in use keeps the cooking surface free and clear of clutter.  Dishwasher safe, the griddle features a superior nonstick scratch-resistant coating, and the wok ring can accommodate any size wok.

An expanded viewing window, larger than those offered by competing ranges, enchances both aesthetics and visibility, making it easier than ever to monitor dishes inside the oven.  Interchangeable trim pieces in Chrome, Brass, Copper and Black Chrome are available to coordinate with other appliances in the Epicure collection.

Star K certified as Sabbath and holiday compliant, the Epicure 30" Gas Range will begin rolling out to authorized Dacor dealers in October 2008.

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October 14, 2008

Dacor Newsletter October 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: The Dacor Experience

    New online videos from Dacor explore the unique benefits of an appliance's innovative features as well as how to ensure premium performance and properly care for a stainless steel finish so that it retains its brilliant appearance.

  • Design Studio:  Enhanced Dacor/20-20 Catalog

    Dacor updates their 20-20 Design™ Catalog with the most recent product introductions including the Renaissance series, refrigeration and ventilation.

  • Featured Recipe:  Autumn Vegetable Salad with Frico

  • Chef Mario Batali welcomes the fall season with an Autumn Vegetable Salad topped with Frico, a beloved dish of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in northeast Italy.

  • Details from the Pros:  Convection Cooking 101

    Chef Massimo Gaffo talks about convection cooking and shares a few tips to help home chefs feel more at ease with the technology.

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October 09, 2008

Dacor Launches Online Training Resource With Dacor University

Interactive e-learning modules demonstrate the brand's continued investment in developing valuable tools for the dealer and design communities.

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - October 7, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, today announced the launch of Dacor University, a valuable online training resource desgined to assist trade professionals with increasing sales through product knowledge and satisfy continuing education requirements.

The web-based training portal is an extension of Dacor's commitment to superior service and passion for detail and is an integral part of the company's strategic plan to build stronger relationships with the specifier and design communities.

Designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of Dacor products, the interactive training modules assist trade profesisonals in completing National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) continuing education requirements as well as becoming Dacor Certified Product Specialists.  The e-learning courses are accessible from anywhere at any time and feature downloadable sales tools to help increase sales opportunities.

"Our designer and dealer partners are greatly responsible for the success of Dacor and we recognize the need to provide them with every advantage possible to service their clients more effectively," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "Through Dacor University, we have developed a curriculum of convenient courses that provide an in-depth understanding about Dacor products and are useful for industry professionals at all levels."

Trade professionals can register online at DacorUniversity.com, email trade@dacor.com or call (800) 793-0093 Ext. 3629.  Specifiers and dealers currently enrolled in the Dacor Bonus Bucks™ program can use their existing login information to access Dacor University.

The course catalog includes four training modules for the Level I Product Specialist Certification, and upon completion, participants will receive .2 CEU NKBA credits and a Certificate of Achievement.  Additional courses will be added throughout the year for more opportunities to earn CEU credits.  Current Level I courses cover Epicure® Ranges, Discovery and Renaissance Wall Ovens, Preference® Gas Cooktops and Epicure Rangetops.

Dacor University represents one of the many initiatives the company has launched in 2008 for trade professionals.  The website includes a dedicated Trade Professional area that provides dirct access to a variety of valuable resources for both the dealer and design communities.

At dacor.com/trade, industry professionals can sign up to receive The Details, Dacor's monthly eNewsletter, which features the latest in product news, design trends, recipes and culinary tips.  Registrants may also opt-in to receive a free Specifier Binder that features Dacor product brochures and Planning Guides.

Designers can download the Dacor/20-20 Design™ Catalog, which features 3D photo-realistic visuals to assist with planning luxury Dacor kitchens to make integrating Dacor appliances into design plans easier than ever before.

Visitors can also submit photos of their completed Dacor projects for inclusion in the online Design Gallery, a digital showcase of inspirational Dacor kitchens and a resource for researching ideas for future remodeling projects.

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October 07, 2008

Dacor Newsletter September 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Innovative Design by Dacor Offers More than You've Ever Imagined

    The 30" Dishwasher by Dacor is the only dishwasher of its kind available in the world. Offering 40% more space than traditional models, with the capacity to hold 20 place settings, this colossal appliance is a welcome guest at any get together.

  • Design Studio: You Are Invited to Experience the Details of Cooking

    Experience the Dacor details up close and personal at a series of culinary demonstrations in our regional Design & Culinary Centers.

  • Details from the Pros: It's Your Chance to Shine

    Does your kitchen feature Dacor? Now you can upload images of the family's favorite room to our online Design Gallery.

  • Featured Recipe: Braised Veal and Risotto

    Chef Mario Batali presents a pro rendition of this renowned braised veal dish served with risotto from the Lombardia region of Italy.

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September 11, 2008

Steve Joseph Promoted to Vice President of Marketing at Dacor

DIAMOND BAR, CA - September 2, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, today announced that Stephen Joseph has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing.  In this new role, Joseph will be responsible for all aspects of managing the marketing department, including advertising, e-marketing, direct marketing, trade relations and field sales support with a focus on positioning the company for future growth, strengthening the Dacor brand, and building relationships with customers.

"We are very proud of Steve's growth as a professional and are excited about the new heights to which his leadership will take the Dacor marketing team," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales.  "Steve has a strong thirst for attaining greater insight into our customer and along with his impeccable work ethic, he will be highly instrumental in leading the advancement of Dacor's future and I look forward to working closely with him in his new role."

During his nine years with Dacor, Joseph has been influential in the success of many key initiatives throughout the company.  His exceptional customer orientation and product knowledge are critical to the organization as Dacor continues to bring new, innovative products to market.  Since joining the company, Joseph has held positions in operations, information technology, and service; and most recently served as Director of Interactive and Direct Marketing within the marketing department.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pepperdine University.  He and his wife Nicole are expecting their first child in September.

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September 02, 2008

Dacor Newsletter August 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Get It While It's Hot

    Now there's no better reason to complete your Dacor kitchen.  For a limited time, with the purchase of any wall oven and an eligible cooktop, you will have the choice between a free warming drawer or microwave to coordinate with the new appliances.

  • Design Studio: Countertop Magic

    Explore countertops with Amy Finley of Finley Designs, who designed a kitchen that is as functional as it is a work of art.

  • Featured Recipe: A Spicy Taste of Italy

    Chef Mario Batali spices up cooking with a savory dish inspired by the flavorful cooking of Calabria in Southern Italy.

  • Details from the Pros: Home Design Meets the Runway

    Some of this season's coveted colors for the home can also be seen on fashion runways.

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August 12, 2008

Dacor Believes That Bigger Is Better With New Larger Wall Ovens

New Epicure 36" Renaissance Wall Oven Offers 20 Percent More Capacity and Innovative Technology for Greater Cooking Efficiency

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - August 11, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, is pleased to introduce the Epicure 36" Renaissance Wall Oven, offering consumers 20 percent more capacity than standard wall ovens and innovative technology for a more efficient culinary experience.

The Epicure 36" Renaissance Wall Oven is a welcome addition to the distinctive Renaissance collection Dacor unveiled earlier this year, confirming the brand's commitment to developing top-quality cooking appliances.

"Over the past three years, our goal was to give our customers the complete Dacor kitchen.  With the introduction of built-in refrigeration and dishwashers, we are now able to offer full lines of luxury appliances in a variety of styles and finishes," said Steve Joseph, Vice President of Marketing at Dacor.

"This year, we have refocused our attention on what made Dacor the innovative leader in the culinary arena:  cooking.  With a renewed focus on our legendary cooking appliances, we launched the 27" and 30" Renaissance Wall Ovens and the Renaissance Gas Cooktop, which offers superior power, safety and cleanability.  The 36" Renaissance Wall Oven helps round out the selection, providing users with the exceptional performance and brilliant design that has become synonymous with Dacor."

THE BIG DETAILS
Boasting an interior spacious enough to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner at once, the Epicure 36" Renaissance Wall Oven provides a professional cooking experience with intuitive electornic touch controls that give users complete control over the six cooking modes:  Bake, Broil, Convection Bake, Convection Broil, Convection Roast, Pure Convection™.

An exclusive four-part Pure Convection system helps create uniform temperatures on every level of the oven cell and features a unique filter, which allows home chefs to cook multiple items at the same time without the worry of flavor transfer.  Now, every entrée, hors d'oeuvres and dessert, even the roast turkey and apple pie, can be cooked together without the fear and worry of tastes blending.

Dacor's patented RapidHeat™ Bake Element ensures more even baking, faster preheating, energy efficiency, accurate temperature control, and is safely protected from spills and drips underneath glass.  In addition to easy cleanup, owners gain increased capacity and improved heat transfer.

The Epicure 36" Renaissance Wall Oven is available in a stainless steel finish with ergonomic elliptical handles and interchangeable trim caps in four color options; chrome, brass, copper and black chrome.

In addition to the large capacity 36" model, Dacor will be rolling out the 27" Renaissance Wall Oven to authorized dealers in August 2008.

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August 11, 2008

Dacor Newsletter July 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Dacor Increases Cooking Safety with Renaissance Gas Cooktop

    Designed with optimum performance and aesthtic appeal in mind, the new Renaissance Gas Cooktops set new standards for cooking safety.

  • Details from the Pros: Coordinate Your Space

    Does your kitchen stand out like a square peg in a round hole?  Here are a few simple ways to help the space flow better with the rest of your home.

  • Culinary Corner: Cooking Safety for the Family

    Chef Pamela Keith offers tips on how to make the kitchen a fun and safe place for the entire family.

  • Featured Recipe: Explore the Amalfi Coast

    Chef Mario Batali admits his love for the Amalfi Coast and shares a simple recipe for buffalo mozzarella.

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July 10, 2008

Dacor Wants You To Get It While It's Hot

New consumer promotion offers homeowners a hot deal to complete their luxury kitchen

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. - July 1, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, is excited to announce the GET IT WHILE IT'S HOT promotion, providing consumers with the opportunity to complete their luxury kitchens with a free warming drawer or microwave, adding both convenience and style to the family's favorite room.

Beginning July 1, 2008, consumers who purchase a Dacor wall oven along with an eligible cooktop will have the choice of a free Dacor warming drawer or microwave to coordinate with their new appliances.

"This promotion gives us a chance to say thank you to consumers who have decided to make Dacor a part of their life in the kitchen," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "Warming drawers and microwaves have become the kitchen's greatest conveniences, for both large and small families.  Our warming drawers help keep foods at a ready-to-serve temperature so they are just as flavorful when they hit the table as when they were prepared.  And the always dependable microwave lets families do just about anything in the kitchen from reheating last night's dinner to preparing meals that taste as delicious as if cooked in a traditional oven."

All Dacor Epicure®, Millennia® and Preference® wall ovens are eligible for the promotion including the recently introduced Renaissance series with six cooking modes that will release the hidden chef in anyone.  The innovatice and smart Discovery™ wall ovens are also included and feature a unique controller that is pre-programmed with 99 recipes for effortless operation and room to store up to 100 more.

Select gas and electric cooktops are included and provide home chefs with exclusive features that enhance the culinary experience.  High-performing SimmerSear™ Burners provide professional-level accuracy over a wide range of cooking temperatures, so every simmer, sear and sauté is perfect, and the Electric Glide™ Controls on the Millennia cooktops make temperature control an easy task.

For additional details about the new promotion and to find a participating dealer, please visit www.dacor.com/hot.

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July 01, 2008

Dacor Increases Cooking Safety with the Introduction of The Renaissance Gas Cooktop

Boasting Industry-Leading Technology, New Innovative Cooktops are Designed for Greater Safety and Aesthetic Appeal

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. – June 24, 2008 –  Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, today introduced the Renaissance 36” and 30” Gas Cooktops. Debuted at the 2008 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), the new cooktops are designed with both optimum performance and aesthetic appeal in mind to set new standards for cooking safety.

“We are as passionate about cooking as our consumers and therefore dedicated to providing a wide range of innovative cooking appliances designed to improve the culinary experience, bringing consumers closer to cooking perfection,” said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor. “As with our wall ovens, ranges and other cooktops, the new low-profile Renaissance Gas Cooktops offer extraordinary style and performance details to provide home chefs with gourmet cooking results.”

THE DETAILS OF FORM AND FUNCTION
The new Renaissance Gas Cooktops feature sleek and modern Illumina™ Burner Controls, which emit a cool blue glow to indicate when the burners are on.  Each ergonomically designed die-cast metal knob has a clear lens insert that emits the blue light from below with a rubberized grip for added comfort when setting the flame. The SimmerSafe™ Indicator light is an additional reminder that the cooktop is on although the flame may be barely visible during simmer.

Precision SimmerSear™ Burners provide professional-level accuracy over a wide range of cooking temperatures, so every sear, sauté and simmer comes out exactly the way the chef intended.  These unique burners boast a high-heat output of up to 18,000 BTU and are equipped with industry leading technology that delivers unsurpassed performance for demanding cooks, so scallops sear evenly and delicate chocolates never scorch.

Each burner consists of a simple assembly with additional safety features to ensure a safe and secure cooking experience.  The Perma-Flame™ technology automatically reignites the flame if it goes out unexpectedly for uninterrupted cooking and the unique SmartFlame™ feature reduces flame output under each grate finger, protecting the finish and longevity of the grates, so the cooktop retains its stylish appearance.

DACOR INCREASES COOKING SAFETY WITH RENAISSANCE GAS COOKTOPS
With a contemporary square design, the extra-wide Continuous Platform Grates provide generous space for any oversized pot, pan or wok without overcrowding the cooking surface and allows users to slide pots from one burner to another without lifting. And exclusive to Dacor, the sealed gas burners and one-piece spill basin feature an exclusive bead-blast finish for extra protection against abrasive cleansers, making daily clean-up easier than ever.

Available in two widths in stainless steel and black finishes, the Renaissance 36” Gas Cooktop features five burners with 12" grates and the 30” model features four burners with 10" grates. Both models are compatible with all Dacor ventilation systems including the downdraft raised ventilation systems with optional accessories including a searing grill and griddle, so home chefs can continue to add depth and breadth to their culinary repertoire.

The new Renaissance Gas Cooktops are scheduled to roll out to authorized Dacor dealers in July 2008.

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June 24, 2008

Dacor Newsletter June 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Powerful Details for Premium Cooking

    The superior performance of the Epicure® Dual-Fuel Range can only be matched by the power of our new ventilation systems, which work quickly and efficiently to improve the indoor air quality of the kitchen.

  • Design Studio: Enhanced Kitchen Design

    The innovative technology of 20-20 Design™ will improve the planning of your Dacor kitchen.

  • Culinary Corner: Pairing Wine with Food

    From the heart of Sonoma County, Chef Carlo Cavallo shares a few tips about pairing wine with food.

  • Featured Recipe: Spaghetti with Mussels

    Inspired by the exotic landscape of Puglia on the southeastern border of Italy, this traditional Italian dish gets a bit of a twist from Chef Mario Batali.

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June 12, 2008

Dacor Newsletter May 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: The Cool Details - Food Storage Solutions by Dacor

    Passionate cooks understand that creating the perfect meal may require more than just high-performing cooking appliances. How well food has been preserved can make the difference in whether your family’s next dinner is flavorful or lifeless.

  • Details from the Pros: Explore Kitchen Cabinetry

    Lauren Lake, host of HGTV’s Spice Up My Kitchen, explores options in kitchen cabinetry.

  • Culinary Corner: Culinary Tips From The Chef

    As the grilling season kicks into full swing, Chef Jim Coleman offers a few tips to help you get the best out of your barbecue.

  • Featured Recipe: Erbazzone: Pancetta and Herb Sandwich from Parma

    This month, Chef Mario Batali shares his recipe for this classic Italian dish. Stuffed with pancetta and herbs, this pastry reflects the bold flavors of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy.

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May 13, 2008

Dacor Ventures Into Builder Market With Westgate Living

Luxury Residential Community Will Exlcusively Feature Designer Kitchens By Dacor

DIAMOND BAR, CA - April 22, 2008 - Dacor, innovative leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, and Clear Channel Branded Cities announced that Dacor will be the exclusive appliance provider for the new Westgate Living residential project, part of Westgate City Center, a unique entertainment, shopping, dining and residential destination in Glendale, Arizona.  Each of the residences in the community will feature a complete Dacor kitchen with stylish appliances from the company's Epicure®, Millennia® , or Preference® lines.

Westgate Living is an exciting lifestyle concept contained within the Westgate development.  Clear Channel Branded Cities, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor, is the outdoor media and sponsorship partner of Westgate.

The first phase of Westgate Living's construciton will include a colleciton of urban residential properties set in the midst of the new city, beginning with The Majestic, a ten-story Art Deco and warehouse-inspired glass, brick and steel design that will feature 181 state-of-the-art condominiums.

With a variety of imaginative floor plan options complemented by an extraordinary selection of lifestyle enhancing services, The Majestic will be the first project in a long line of developments that will make up Westgate Living, and will be within walking distance of professional sports games, live music and an eclectic collection of shopping, dining and entertainment found at the popular Westgate City Center.

"We are thrilled to be the exclusive appliance provider for the first of Branded Cities' revoluationary live-work-play developments," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "The innovative concept behind Westgate Living paired with the innovation behind Dacor appliances make this new partnership a natural fit.  They are exploring unchartered territory within the builder category and it's exciting to participate in essentially what will be the building of an entire city."

From cooktops to wall ovens, microwaves to ventilation hoods; each of the new residences in The Majestic will include complete, chef-inspired kitchens with appliances in either the commercial-inspired stainless steel of the Epicure® Colleciton, the sleek black glass and stainless steel combination of the Millennia® Collection or with floating glass front panels in any of the six colors available in the artistic Preference® Colleciton.

"Dacor offers a complete line of stylish and innovative luxury kitchen appliances for consumers who are passionate about cooking.  We take extra care when designing our products to include unique style and performance details that will help our consumers achieve the ultimate culinary experience just as the designers of Westgate Living have examined every detail to created an environment that will appeal to those who are passionate about life and want to achieve the ultimate in comfortable living," continued Chaney.

In addition to the kitchen appliances, the three-year agreement grants Dacor certain exclusive and proprietary marketing and advertising rights with the Westgate complex.  These inlcude the right to produce six (6) culinary shows in Westgate's public areas each year, rights to one (1) of Westgate's Times Square-style signs, as well as limited use of the Westgate Living's fully-functional product showroom to entertain dealers, clients and other VIPs surrounded by its products.

The detail-rich appliances will blend perfectly with the high-tech design of The Majestic's condominiums.  With gas cooktops that feature precision burners for complete control over the heat source and intelligent Discovery Wall Ovens that ensure gourmet cooking results, no matter how talented the cook.  The whisper-quiet dishwashers with intiutive controls offer unmatched cleanability and the overwhelming storage of the 36" French door refrigerators keeps food fresher, longer.  Easy-to-use island hoods and microwaves offer an added convenience to make life in the Westgate Living community all the more impressive.

These expertly crafted residences will feature a rich combination of urban architecture with a contemporary lifestyle that captures the excitement of Westgate City Center.  Designed for luxury, the homes highlight distinctive open floor-plans some with walls that move to allow residents to reshape their floor plan at will, along with designer kitchens, a rooftop pool and cabanas, private secure underground parking and ground level restaurants and nightlife.

"Through this exciting new partnerhsip we hope to strengthen our existing relationship with the builder community and position ourselves as a dealer in this market," continued Chaney.

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April 22, 2008

Dacor Newsletter April 2008

Discover style.  Experience innovation.  Indulge your passion for cooking.

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  • Detail Spotlight: Enhancing The Great Outdoors

    Traditional backyards are evolving into spaces meant for more than the occasional barbecue, now resembling indoor living rooms with full-size furniture and complete kitchen amenities. Now Dacor offers new options in outdoor grills and refrigerators, so there are no limits to your outdoor cuisine.

  • Details from the Pros: Find the Perfect Designer

    Vern Yip, host of HGTV’s Deserving Design, offers tips on how to find the perfect designer for your next remodeling project.

  • Culinary Corner: Cooking Redefined

    Galileo did it for science, da Vinci did it for art, Machiavelli did it for philosophy and now Dacor has redefined premium cooking with the introduction of the Renaissance™ Wall Oven.

  • Featured Ingredient: Pesto Anyone?

    This month, Chef Mario Batali opens up about one his favorite ingredients: basil. It is wonderfully fragrant and deliciously sweet, making it perfect for pesto.

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April 18, 2008

20-20 Technologies Launches Dacor Appliance Catalog For Kitchen Planning Software

Specifying Dacor Products into Kitchens is now Easier than Ever for Designers

Chicago - April 11, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, jointly with 20-20 Technologies®, announced the release of the Dacor electronic catalog for the 20-20 Design™ planning software, providing designers with an extensive number of 2D and 3D photo-realistic visuals to assist with planning luxury Dacor kitchens.

The initial catalog will feature a complete assortment of Dacor ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, dishwashers, ventilation hoods, warming drawers, refrigerators, and outdoor grills from the brand's Epicure®, Millennia®, Preference®, and Integrated Collections.

"Our Dacor designers and engineers develop products with the ultimate goal of enhancing the culinary experience for consumers and providing them with the tools to make both cooking and food storage uncomplicated," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "The new relationship with 20-20 Design will give us the opportunity to do the very same for our specifier and designer partners because the software makes integrating Dacor appliances into their plans easier than ever before."

20-20 Design is the design industry's leading kitchen and bath planning software.  With it, designers can space plan and render 3-D images enabling clients to experience the look and feel of a room before making their final decision.  Electronic catalogs included in 20-20 Design provide manufacturer information and options associated with cabinetry, plumbing, flooring, lighting, appliances and accessories.

"While it can be a challenge for many clients to imagine a kitchen design outside of its environment with only line drawings as reference, 20-20 Design offers a full set of architectural drawing tools including window and door libraries to help place designs in a real-world environment," said Jean-Francois Grou, President and COO at 20-20 Technologies.

The software's Advanced Data feature allows designers to show their clients how cabinets, drawers and appliances will open and move.  Users and their clients can fully experience the exclusive style details that make Dacor appliances unique, like the cool blue glow of the Illumina™ Burner Controls on the Epicure Dual-Fuel Range, the intensity of the interior lighting on the Discovery™ Wall Oven, or adjust the color of the appliance to one of the six hues in the Preference Collection.

Dacor will demonstrate the capabilities of their new catalog during the 2008 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (K/BIS) at the Dacor booth (#S-2581).  The catalog is compatible with 20-20 Design versions 8.1 and higher, and is available for download at www.dacor.com/trade or from www.2020.net.

"The design community is extremely important to Dacor and 20-20 Design gives us another opportunity to show our support and how much the success of their business means to us," continued Chaney.

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April 11, 2008

Dacor Expands Built-In Refrigeration Offering

Consumers Experience Added Convenience with Easy-to-Use Controls and Increased Storage Capacity

Chicago - April 11, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, today announced the introduction of new built-in side-by-side 48" and 42" refrigerators and 36" bottom-freezer refrigerators in a classic stainless steel finish for the Epicure® Collection or as an overlay with an unfinished front that can accept custom panels.  Debuted at the 2008 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), the recent introductions provide even greater options for consumers who demand superior quality from their food storage systems.

The new refrigerators brilliantly merge accessibility and funcitonality with an innovative modular design system that allows homeowners to customize each refrigerator to fit their personal style and an easy-to-use control panel, which helps monitor the internal temperatures of the multi-zone system.

"Many consumers are unsure of the ideal temperature to correctly preserve fruits, vegetables and other perishables," said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor.  "Our new refrigeration system models feature an ingredient care center with electronically controlled drawers that take the guesswork out of food storage to ensure precious ingredients remain fresh for maximum taste and texture."

The Cool Details

Each of the new models include conveniently located electronic touch controls that allow simple access to the refrigerators' audible and visual alarms that alert users when less than ideal conditions may exist within the unit.  The Door Open™ alarm has an audible alert that warns users if the door is left ajar and the Over Temperature™ helps prevent food from being spoiled by letting users know when the refirgerator temperature rises above 48 degrees Fahrenheit (9 degress Celsius) or if the freezer temperature rises above 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

Max Cool™ assists with periods of heavy ice usage, full grocery loads or temporarily warm room temperature.  The Holiday Mode™ allows users to modify the interior lighting or ice maker when traveling or for religious observances and the water filter indicator located on the control panel alerts when the filter needs to be changed.

Boasting increased storage capacity over previous models with convenient adjustable gallon-size container door bins, the refrigerators include a redesigned in-door electronic ice and water dispenser that easily accommodates oversized cups, sports bottles and tumblers.

Star K Certified as Sabbath and holiday compliant with spill-proof adjustable glass shelves and bright interior lighting, users can conveniently replace the stainless steel door skin if damaged.

The expanded line of built-in refrigerator systems will be available at authorized Dacor dealers in April 2008.

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April 11, 2008

Dacor Newsletter March 2008

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  • Detail Spotlight: Works of art designed to perform

    Change the way you look at kitchen design by importing color into the family’s favorite room. Neutral hues like Blue Water and Anthracite with a gray undertone can transform the kitchen from practical and utilitarian to exciting and alluring.

  • Details from the Pros: The Psychology of Color

    Not sure why yellow makes you queasy? Leslie Harrington, Ph.D., Director of The Color Association, talks about how color affects our body and our minds.

  • Featured Recipe: Trenette Genovese by Chef Mario Batali

    Enjoy this month’s featured recipe by Chef Mario Batali, savory pasta with pesto, beans and potatoes  from the stunningly beautiful Ligurian coast.

  • Culinary Corner: Cookware 101

    We’ve put together a list of the five cookware pieces no kitchen should be without.

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March 19, 2008

Dacor Celebrates the Super Bowl with a Series of Culinary Events

Dacor, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, celebrated Super Bowl XLII with several thousand friends in Glendale, AZ, hosting a series of culinary events in the Westgate City Center entertainment hub.

The weekend's events started with Dacor's participation in the Promise® Cardio Kick-Off . . . "The World's Largest Spread," which featured over 600 "heart-healthy" tasty dishes that streatched over 900 feet across the Westgate Water Dance Plaza.

Beneath the 81 foot-long Dacor billboard that overlooks the plaza, Dacor cooking appliances served as the backdrop on the main stage while former NFL All-Pro Jerome "The Bus" Bettis and "The Cooking Cardiologist®," Dr. Richard Collins discussed the importance of maintaining a healthy diet.  After the cooking demonstration, hundreds of guests lined up to enjoy the record-breaking buffet.

As a proud sponsor of Branded Cities and the exclusive appliance provider for the future Westgate Living development, Dacor also hosted a variety of other culinary events throughout the weekend including a private dinner for several other Branded Cities sponsors and a series of pre- and post-game outdoor cooking events.

Dacor has a complete line-up of culinary events planned for this year in the Westgate City complex including during baseball's spring training season and NASCAR® racing events. 

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March 03, 2008

Dacor and Extreme Makeover Home Edition on ABC

The amazing team with ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has changed the lives of dozens of families over the years by rebuilding their homes so they can begin to live the life of their dreams. Recently, Dacor joined the television program to provide kitchen appliances for two deserving families in Mobile, Alabama and Warwick, Rhode Island.

“It takes an incredible amount of effort to achieve a task of this magnitude in one week,” said Elaine Chaney, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Dacor. “This event could not happen without the gracious volunteers and companies who donate their time and products to help such deserving families.”

Watch Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Sundays 8/7c on ABC.

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February 20, 2008

Dacor Revitalizes the Classic Wall Oven

Dacor introduced the new Renaissance™ Wall Oven in 36”, 30” and 27” widths for the Epicure and Millennia Collections, greatly expanding the brand’s premium cooking appliance offerings.

The new wall ovens exemplify Renaissance thinking with a design that celebrates the luxurious style of the classic wall oven combined with cutting-edge performance details, to create an appliance that will breathe new life into the kitchen. The result is a wall oven that true epicureans will love and novice cooks can use with ease.

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February 04, 2008

Dacor Launches Interactive Website

Redesigned Website is Easier to Navigate and Fully Immerses Visitors in the Ultimate Dacor Cooking Experience

CHICAGO - January 7, 2008 - Dacor®, market leader in luxury kitchen appliance design, manufacturing and distribution, launched the company's new website at dacor.com earlier this year.  The redesigned site features comprehensive product information and rich imagery that reflect the brand's ongoing commitment to innovative product design.

Enhanced interactive tools, brilliant photography and easy navigation are at the core of the website's changes.  Dacor's dedication to details is apparent throughout the site, which includes breathtaking close-up product shots and better-quality zoom capabilities, which highlight unique design details that set the brand apart from its competitors.

"Many consumers do most of their research on the web before walking through a dealer's door, so, we designed a site that parallels with how consumers are using the Internet today," said Steve Joseph, Director of Interactive and Direct Marketing at Dacor.  "Our new website features interactive tours that allow consumers to fully experience the product and includes comprehensive product details that give them all the knowledge needed to help them make their purchase."

Virtual showrooms offer design inspiration and new interactive modules help consumers visualize design flexibility and the freedom to change appliance and cabinet finishes with a few simple clicks.  Users will have the ability to create personalized wish lists for quick reference when visiting their local dealer, which can be found with the easy to use dealer locator.  Additionally, consumers can register their appliances online as well as enroll in the Dacor EASE extended warranty program.

The new website will also prove to be a valuable resource for consumers long after installation.  Users can research and register for culinary events in their area, search for recipes, get cooking tips from celebrity chefs, and sign up to receive periodic e-newsletters for details on new Dacor products, design trends and other culinary news.

A special section dedicated to trade professionals offers access to the Dacor catalog for 20-20 Design™ planning software, an online specification library, downloadable product brochures and additional links to online tools to help better serve customers.  Trade professionals also have the ability to upload images of their best Dacor kitchens for possible inclusion in the online Design Gallery.

"With the launch of the new site, we have created a destination that offers existing and future Dacor owners, desginers, dealers and builders a reliable resource for convenient answers to questions they may have for just about everything from how long to bake German Chocolate Cupcakes to installation specifications," continued Joseph.

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January 07, 2008