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The 6 Best Luxury Appliance Brands (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

The best appliance brands combine name recognition, performance, and features. Some of the names may surprise you.

Now I am not implying that you should only buy these if you have the budget or specific need. You should also look at the brands in the 5 Best Affordable Luxury Brands which combine features and price.

Regardless, if you want the best in your kitchen, these 6 brands are universally considered to be the best. Honorable mention to Jenn-Air and Bosch Benchmark, which are considered affordable luxury.

Short on time? Get our free Appliance Buying Guide for comparisons of all the major brands »

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Topics: Thermador, Miele, Viking, Sub-Zero, Gaggenau, La Cornue Ranges

A Review of La Cornue Ranges (Ratings)

by Danny Nguyen

La Cornue is a completely different range with the ability to customize colors, trims and even the configuration of the tops. We will review the two series as well as the benefits of considering a La Cornue.

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Topics: La Cornue Ranges

New Appliances, Sinks and Lighting for 2016

by Steve Sheinkopf

Yale Home Show 2016
19 chef demos to see in both locations – February 6-7 + 13-15

  • Free 5 Year Warranties on Jenn-Air and Miele Purchases. Some exlusions apply, ask for details
  • 10% Back in Lighting and Plumbing in Gift Cards with 4-piece Kitchen Package Purchase from Frigidaire Gallery, Frigidaire Pro, Electrolux and Bosch (Benchmark not included).
  • 12 Month, 0% Financing Available with Approved Credit
  • 10% Off All Decorative Lighting. Recessed and GM Lighting products excluded.
  • 10% Off All Outlet Prices

Call us at 617-825-9253 for more information
Click here for Home Show details

We used to display new products at The Bayside Expo Center when they had a Home Show, then we remodeled our showroom to show functional, working kitchens. We then hired some chefs to demonstrate the products capabilities, and The Yale Home Show was born. 

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Topics: Wolf, Thermador, Jenn-Air, Visual Comfort, New Products, Bosch, Frigidaire, Hubbardton Forge, Sub-Zero, Lynx, KitchenAid, Samsung, La Cornue Ranges

AGA vs. La Cornue Gas Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Danny Nguyen

You are probably reading this because you might be interested in stainless steel alternatives. Both Aga and La Cornue ranges are a piece of artwork. They both offer a unique look that can showcase your kitchen.

They both are now owned by the Northland Corp, who also own Marvel. You are starting to see some similarity in the almost identical cooktops. However, there are some important oven differences. Let’s compare the two.

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Topics: Professional Ranges, AGA Total Control, La Cornue Ranges

La Cornue CornuFe vs. Thermador Professional 36 Inch Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by William Hanley

There seems to be two different types of 36 inch ranges in the high end. There are the traditional powerful stainless professional ranges from Wolf, Thermador, Viking and Jenn-Air ...

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Topics: Thermador, Professional Ranges, La Cornue Ranges

Wolf vs. La Cornue CornuFe Ranges (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Jessica Petrino

Last month at KBIS (one of the world’s largest kitchen industry trade shows) I gave a presentation on luxury kitchen renovations. My presentation focused on the idea that the kitchen is the living room. You spend time in the kitchen as a central gathering and entertaining space. People want a kitchen that is beautiful and functional.

In the last couple of years, many companies like GE, Miele and Whirlpool have tried to market colors as an alternative to stainless steel. However, French owned La Cornue executes color better than any other company with a full palette of every color and accent trim possibility.

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Topics: Wolf, Professional Ranges, La Cornue Ranges

La Cornue Ranges Available In Boston (Reviews/Ratings)

by Danny Nguyen

We are excited to announce that we will be carrying La Cornue. La Cornue is a French oven and cooking range manufacturer founded in 1908 by Albert Dupuy. When Dupuy started La Cornue he wanted to create an oven using natural gas. By taking advantage of the circulation of hot air, he was able to create a much more effective oven.

Their ovens also feature a concaved interior which allows for the oven to naturally convect. This results in super even heat distribution and ultimately better cooking results.

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Topics: Professional Ranges, La Cornue Ranges

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