Gaggenau Appliances reflects on 2008 awards

In recognition of Gaggenau’s dedication to timeless, modern design, restaurant-grade performance and innovative technology, multiple industry authorities have selected Gaggenau home appliances when naming the best of 2008.
Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the GOOD DESIGN award recognizes new and innovative product design. The Museum’s jury of architects, designers and authorities in the design community evaluate hundreds of submissions from 48 countries. Submissions are judged on design, function and the interplay of the two. With Gaggenau’s BL 253 Lift Oven, the only oven with an automatic elevating base, form follows function, wrapped in Gaggenau’s cutting-edge design.
Woman’s Day KB Awards
Sponsored by Woman’s Day Special Interest Publications, the KB Awards highlight the best kitchen and bath products of the year. Gaggenau’s BL 253 Lift Oven was recognized for its technological innovations and design. Mounted into upper cabinetry or placed on an open wall above a countertop, the push of a button lowers the Lift Oven’s glass ceramic base to the countertop where dishes can easily be loaded and unloaded.
Consumers Digest
Gaggenau’s AH 600 wall-mounted Coanda hood is a “Consumers Digest Best Buy”
Consumers Digest, long respected for its ability to identify outstanding values in what can be a confusing marketplace, named Gaggenau’s AH 600 Coanda wall hood as a “Best Buy” in 2008. On average, the “Best Buy” certificate is awarded to fewer than three percent of the competing models in any given product category. Easy to operate and featuring Coanda technology, three air output levels plus an intensive mode, Gaggenau’s AH 600 Coanda wall hood is a valued addition to any kitchen.
Professional Builder
Professional Builder names BM 281 fusion oven named one of the “100 Best Products: 2008”
Professional Builder’s “100 Best Products: 2008” identifies the 100 top products in a variety of categories. Each product represents advancements in technology, a significant improvement to an existing product, an entire new
line or increases competition among products. These products represent the finest achievements of the building product and service industry. Selected for its marriage of quality and innovative convenience, the BM 281 fusion
oven combines the benefits of convection technology with the speed of a microwave, using Gaggenau’s Innowave technology to evenly disperse heat. Variable energy outputs ensure energy efficiency and the precise heating of
3LUXE highlights Gaggenau in multiple “Best Of” Selections Gaggenau’s VI 411 induction cooktop and EB 388 built-in oven selected as “Best Of Category”
3Luxe researchers do the leg work for consumers, identifying the three absolute best products on the market in various categories, including kitchens, naming them “3Luxe Best Of’s.” 3Luxe highlights the VI 411’s induction technology, efficiency and enhanced safety and focuses on the EB 388 built-in oven’s spacious interior, precise temperature control and innovative cooking accessories, such as a heated baking stone.
International Star Diamond Award
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences presented Gaggenau home appliances with its International Star Diamond Award for Gaggenau’s excellence in the luxury services sector. The award reflects Gaggenau’s commitment to using only the finest raw materials, performance capabilities and promotion of ingredient-driven cooking and unparalleled culinary talent. Evaluations are based on the company’s dedication to hospitality, gastroenterology, attitude, quality, cleanliness and service. The AAHS is based in New York City and is governed by an International Board of Trustees, who are each respected leaders in their industries.