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Appliances come in a wide range of prices and complexities. While some people can get by with a basic range, other people love the investments they make in high-end models. There are multiple reasons to consider investing in a luxury range. These appliances are built to last, which means you can continue cooking on the same surface for multiple decades. Luxury kitchen appliances also usually have advanced features, greater flexibility, and higher power levels than standard models.
If you want to cook Michelin-star meals at home, consider investing in a high-end range. Here are five top models that are complex but also large. Each 48” range is made for a large kitchen where you can prepare multiple dishes, sides, and sauces at once.
Monogram is a great place to start in your search for a 48” range. This model comes with six different gas burners, a griddle, and two ovens – each in a different size. This can maximize the flexibility of your cooking, whether you are preparing a brunch buffet for your friends or simply baking cookies ahead of movie night.
This 48-inch range isn’t just powerful, it is also smart. You can manage the oven and stove through the SmartHQ™ app and use Chef Connect to sync with your lights, ventilation hood, and other electronics in your home. You can even customize your lighting to match the vibe in your kitchen.
There are several reviews of this range for you to see what customers think of this particular model. One person writes, “The builder of the house obviously chose the highest end range to make the most visible portion of the house stick out. I am a fan of gas ranges and this range is one of the best I've had. I like the mini oven and also the griddle on the side.”
Café is a rapidly-growing brand by GE. It offers high-end appliances at fair price points and several customization options. Choose Café if you want a matte white or matte black appliance with unique hardware on the knobs and handles.
Of course, this isn’t just a pretty appliance. The 48” gas range comes with two 18,000-BTU Power Boil burners. You can quickly heat up water and spend more time cooking and less time waiting for your pot to boil.
This range also comes with a caterer oven – a large capacity model that is big enough to fit a full-size catering pan on each of its three racks. You can keep your hors d'oeuvres warm during a party until you need them instead of spending your event swapping trays and trying to keep up with the demand for food.
You can see why people love this range by reading online reviews. One person writes, “We've had our range since November 2022, and so far, so good! She's BEAUTIFUL to look at. I really wanted a second oven in our kitchen, but we just didn't have the wall space to put in a wall oven, so this was a great solution.”
If durability is one of your top priorities in your kitchen appliances, check out this 48” range by Wolf. You will love how your pots and pans feel on the porcelain-coated, cast iron grates. The iconic red knobs are easy to grab and adjust – even to make small changes to your heat levels. The griddle is also placed in the middle of your range for easy access and management.
Of course, the oven is just as impressive as the 48-inch stove. The large capacity size meets the convection cooking system, which means your food will heat evenly regardless of how many pans are stacked on the different racks. Unlike a traditional heating system, one pan won’t block the heat of another.
There are several minor features that will also make you love this Wolf range 48” model. From the spring and damper door hinge system on the oven to the bright interior lighting, you can enjoy everything this luxury range has to offer.
Thermador is another top brand to research as you plan your kitchen remodel. A Thermador 48” range comes with all of the control options you need to add finesse to your cooking. While these ranges often focus on high power levels, Thermador has designed an appliance that can also be delicate. You can set the burners to simmer at 375 BTU to 3,000 BTU, which is ideal for cooking creamy sauces that can break or curdle easily.
Not only will the large capacity oven give you the space you need to prepare meals, but it also has flexibility that taps into your need for finesse. There are six different rack levels to choose from in each of the two ovens. This gives you complete control over where and how your meals are cooked.
This 48” range would be an asset to any kitchen. You can easily connect it to the WiFi for remote management, which makes adjusting the settings a breeze.
This alternative model by Thermador is another great option for your 48” gas stove. It has four ExtraLow® Simmer burners that allow you to be flexible when setting heat levels on your stove. On the high end, the Star® Burners can reach up to 18,000 BTU for power heating, searing, or cooking over a wok.
Consider this option if you appreciate electronic interfaces when setting your temperatures and timers. The oven will audibly alert you when it is preheated (if you aren’t already tracking its progress over the WiFi). The CookControl™ meat probe can tell you when your meal has reached a safe internal temperature, so you don’t have to overcook your dinner to stay safe.
This is a great model if you want a large 48” stove, griddle, and double ovens in your range.
It’s so easy to get caught up in the features and capabilities of these large ranges. Who wouldn’t love double ovens and enough space on the stove for a griddle? However, that doesn’t mean this stove size is right for your kitchen. Here are a few factors to consider when deciding whether these ranges are worth it.
- Kitchen size: even if you are remodeling your kitchen, a 48” range might be too big. It could take over the space and prevent you from adding other appliances – like an appropriately-sized refrigerator.
- Home value: the value of your kitchen should reflect your house as a whole. A luxury kitchen might not be appropriate for a mid-range home, which means you could have trouble selling it.
- Budget: before you start looking at appliances, set a budget for what you can afford. You don’t want to create stress by selecting luxury options.
Of course, these are just a few factors to consider in your purchase process. You should also think about the joy that comes with a quality appliance and the delicious meals you can enjoy. These appliances are also built to last, so paying more now could allow you to save in the future.
What are the benefits of high-end appliances?
High-end appliances are often more durable than basic models and come with more features. In the case of high-end ranges, this means more burners and more power levels to choose from. These appliances also usually connect to WiFi for remote management.
Do luxury appliances add value to your home?
Luxury appliances can add value to your home if they fit within your kitchen. This means they shouldn’t take up too much space and they should make sense in the design. If you live in a high-end area, potential home buyers might expect you to have luxury kitchen appliances to match other features in the property.
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