LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Jan. 19, 2016—Restaurant-style pizza has long been an aspiration for home chefs everywhere, but lacking has been a reliable way to achieve the perfect slice. Residential pizza oven options have run the gamut from cumbersome and complicated to convenient yet disappointing, spurring the development of the new Monogram® Pizza Oven.
Perfectly crisp crust. Browned, bubbling mozzarella. GE’s Monogram Pizza Oven brings restaurant-quality cooking capabilities to the home kitchen, enabling home chefs, entertainers, families and pizza enthusiasts to recreate their favorite pies—from the perfect Neapolitan to New York style and everything in between—quickly and with ease. Combining elegant Monogram styling and the sophisticated technology of FirstBuild, the Monogram Pizza Oven brings authentic old world taste to today’s high-end kitchens.
Simple installation. The Monogram Pizza Oven fits into the small space of a standard wall oven cavity, yet is spacious enough to fit a pizza peel and large pies for the whole family. Best of all, the Monogram Pizza Oven incorporates a compact interior ventilation system, requiring no special installation or construction—a one-of-a-kind feature.
On time, guaranteed. Worry not about delivery times from the local restaurant; the Monogram Pizza Oven can cook pizzas in just two minutes after a speedy 30 minute preheat.
Precision and power. Using regular electric power, the Monogram Pizza Oven delivers precise zone-controlled heating, enabling exact temperatures for your perfect pie.
App-enabled. Integrate the Monogram Pizza Oven into your digital ecosystem with available app-linking for pizza at the touch of a button from your smartphone.
The Monogram Pizza Oven was developed through FirstBuild™, a new model of manufacturing that challenges makers around the world to ideate and help design innovations in home appliances. As the high-end consumer appliance market continues its upward trajectory, the Monogram Pizza oven marks a significant early innovation and a sign of cutting edge products yet to come.
“We saw a considerable market gap when it came to the available at-home options for pizza enthusiasts and home chefs,” said Wayne Davis, commercial leader at FirstBuild. “Outdoor pizza ovens lacked convenience, and indoor options often require substantial ventilation. The Monogram Pizza Oven easily integrates into the luxury kitchen, offering professional-style pizzas any time.”
The Monogram Pizza Oven is available in the third quarter of 2016, with an MSRP of $9,900.
GE’s FirstBuild is a global co-creation community that harnesses the brainpower of the maker movement to change the way major home appliances are conceived, designed and manufactured. A physical state-of-the-art microfactory on the University of Louisville campus and online forum, FirstBuild speeds products from mind to market and enables customization through small batch production, without the costs and risks of traditional mass manufacturing. For more information about how to get involved, visit FirstBuild.com.
GE Appliances is at the forefront of building innovative, energy-efficient appliances that improve people’s lives. GE Appliances’ products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water filtration systems and water heaters. General Electric (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter to build a world that works better. For more information on GE Appliances, visit www.ge.com/appliances.