The Whirlpool single and compact oven make the perfect double oven

With space remaining at a premium in the kitchen, consumers are trying to fit more and more appliances into an increasingly shrinking area. While double ovens remain the preferred choice of many, the single and compact multifunction ovens have jumped ahead with their great versatility and cooking capacity in a similar footprint. A single oven supported by a combination compact oven is now being seen as the ideal solution.

There is a big demand for appliances that offer greater capacity in the same space whether it is a washing machine, dishwasher or a double oven the space has to work harder. This is particularly true with a double oven. The space of a double oven is appreciated at any time of the year being able to cook in one oven and grill in another. But what happens when you run out of actual cooking space. The smaller oven of a double oven is often just a grill or at best a conventional oven with limited capacity and functionality.

Whirlpool has the solution. Whirlpool has the Ambient, Fusion and Genesis families of matching single and compact ovens which align perfectly. All the appliance aesthetics and control panels match, creating a harmonised look, as well as making usability easier.

The Fusion single oven offers a generous capacity of a 73 litres which can be matched perfectly with a compact 40 litre oven and can provide the versatility to cook anything from the smallest to the largest dishes to perfection. This combination offers so much more than any traditional double oven which has a capacity of around 52 litres for the main oven and around 35 litres for the smaller oven.

The column-mounted Fusion oven when matched with the Perfect Chef AMW 848 or 836/IX delivers exceptional capacity and unrivalled functionality. The Perfect Chef has a 40cm turntable, Whirlpool’s advanced 6th Sense® technology and a comprehensive range of microwave and traditional functions to make it a perfect choice for creative cooking.

Packed with time and energy saving features, these powerful and versatile compact ovens incorporate Whirlpool’s revolutionary 3D system, which ensures even cooking through fully three-dimensional microwave distribution. This means that food always cooks evenly and thoroughly.

Whirlpool’s 6th Sense® Crisp™ technology includes a patented crisp plate for evenly browned and pies, pizzas, quiches both top and bottom. The 6th Sense® Steam setting is fast and easy with the advanced sensor technology monitoring the cooking process to ensure the food preserves it texture and nutritional value. Steaming takes place in the accompanying dishwasher safe, steamer accessory.

The Jet Defrost feature is another great time saver, able to defrost seven times faster than a conventional microwave oven, with even microwave distribution that works directly on the water molecules inside the food, defrosting from the inside for better performance. All you have to do is select the food type, set the weight and press start.

Simona Bara, Product Marketing Manager for Built In says: “Combining a Whirlpool Fusion single oven with one of the Whirlpool AMW 848/IX and AMW 836/IX Perfect Chef microwave ovens offer tremendous technology and versatility. The combination offers so much more space and flexibility and is also a great time and energy saver. And importantly the models can be perfectly matched with our Fusion ovens. With living space now so precious, these clever machines are proof every inch can work even harder.”

Key features and benefits of the range of Whirlpool Perfect Chef Microwave Ovens:
• Perfect Chef Fusion styling to match Fusion single ovens
• Generous 40-litre capacity
• Advanced 6th Sense® Crisp, Steam and Reheat functions
• Touch screen or dial controlled text-assisted display
• Shortcut to ten most used cooking programmes
• Revolutionary 3D system ensures even cooking throughout
• Jet Defrost function defrosts seven times faster than a conventional microwave
• Forced Air hot air oven (AMW 848/IX only)
• 900W microwave power with eight power levels
• 1600W grill power
• Patented crisp plate and specially designed steamer accessory dish
• Fashioned in anti-fingerprint stainless steel
• Matches Fusion ovens
• Dimensions H 455 x W 595 x D 560 mm (according to model)

For nearest stockists of the Whirlpool Fusion Perfect Chef microwave ovens range call Whirlpool on 0208 649 5000 or visit the website at


Image caption: The Whirlpool single and Perfect Chef oven combination. Offering a generous capacity, immense versatility to cook anything from the smallest to the largest dishes to perfection and all the aesthetics team beautifully together.

About Whirlpool Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
With around 12,000 employees, a sales presence in over 30 European countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries, Whirlpool EMEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation. The world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, Whirlpool Corporation had annual sales in 2011 of approximately $19 billion, 68,000 employees, and 66 manufacturing and technology research centres around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. Whirlpool’s European Operations’ Centre is located in Comerio (VA), Italy. For further information on the company, please visit the Web Site

6th February 2013

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