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15 Feb 15 GE Café refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System

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No matter how you prefer your cup of coffee, there’s no denying the single-serve brewing trend is piping-hot. According to a 2014 National Coffee Association coffee drinking trends survey, 29% of respondents who drank coffee said they used a single-cup brewer, up nearly 50% from the previous year. Brewing at home is about to become even more appealing as GE introduces an industry first: the GE Café Series refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System.

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GE’s new refrigerator technology, an evolution of its Cafe French door refrigerator unique hot water dispenser, paired with a Keurig K-Cup single-cup brewer, meets the growing consumer interest. From leaders innovating to change the industry, this breakthrough evolution will take consumer convenience and versatility to a whole new level.

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The key features of the new GE Café refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System include,
– fresh, filtered water every time with no need to refill
– the built-in system frees up counter space, something that’s a premium in many kitchens, and the Keurig K-Cup brewer is dishwasher safe
– first-of-its-kind water filtration system, tested and verified by an independent third party to remove 98% of 5 trace pharmaceuticals from water
– GE connected technology, allowing consumers to preset the brew time via their mobile device so the water in the reservoir is ready and waiting
– water dispensing flow rate and temperature designed to make the optimal cup of coffee, tea or other single-serve beverages
– Energy Star certification, meeting minimum efficiency standards for refrigerators and freezers and using as much energy as a cell phone does to charge overnight
– opportunity to brew over 400 varieties of Keurig K-Cup beverages from 60+ major brands, including the top 10 best-selling coffee brands in America, including: Folgers, Maxwell House, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Eight O’Clock, Community Coffee, and Peet’s Coffee and Tea

Made in Louisville, Kentucky, the Café French door refrigerator with single-serve Keurig K-Cup brewing system will be available in stainless steel. With an MSRP of ,300, it will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2015 wherever appliances are sold. GE Appliances.


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19 Aug 14 Philips Café Gourmet coffee maker

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The Philips HD5412 is the authentic café gourmet coffee maker that combines vintage look and modern technology, ensuring optimal coffee extraction.

The Philips Café Gourmet delivers the taste of handmade filter coffee, thanks to the high brewing temperature created by the unique Boil & Brew system. Water is boiled first and then flows through ground coffee. The temperature, maintained by special dual heating element, reaches at least 93°C, helping to create the richest flavor and superior aroma for your filter coffee.

Other key features of the Philips Café Gourmet coffee maker include Drip Stop to interrupt coffee brewing whenever you like, translucent water tank with detachable lid, detachable filter holder, auto shut-off after 30 minutes, illuminated power switch, dishwasher safe parts for easy cleaning, cable storage and non slip feet. Philips.


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17 Apr 13 GE Café French door refrigerator with hot water dispenser

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More details on the new GE Café French door refrigerator, the CFE29TSDSS, that has hot water dispenser. Previously covered in GE French Door refrigerators for 2012, this 29 cubic foot fridge freezer heats up to 10 ounces of filtered water in minutes, using customized 90°F to 185°F temperature range or 4 preprogrammed settings, which are 90°F Keep Warm, 150°F Cocoa, 170°F Tea and 185°F Soup.

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GE is betting on the rapidly growing tea popularity in the U.S. The tea industry has steadily increased from under billion in 1992 to over billion in 2012. And coffee drinking remains very robust. Thus, if you are a tea aficionado, there is no need for a thermometer and a sophisticated electric tea kettle to get a precise temperature at which to brew your favorite tea. More on GE Cafe Appliances.

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In addition to hot water, this Café French door refrigerator features the most advanced water filtration system in the industry. The easily replaceable filter, the RPWF model is used in all latest GE French door refrigerators and certified by an independent third party to remove 98% of 5 trace pharmaceuticals, including ibuprofen and progesterone.

Other main elements of this GE Café French door refrigerator with hot water dispenser include,
– a full width, adjustable temperature controlled drawer to store meats, beverages, produce, cheeses and citrus foods at optimal storage temperatures, from 32°F to 40°F, with red, green, blue, aqua and purple LED lights in the drawer giving visual cues of the temperature chosen
– an innovative odor filter designed to allow you at the touch of a button to reduce unwanted odors within the fresh food section
– TwinChill Evaporators for separate air flows and climates in the fresh food and freezer sections to help maintain temperature and humidity levels to keep foods fresh
– a drop down egg tray, door storage for gallon sized products and adjustable shelves in the fridge section, and 3 freezer baskets and a space saving door ice maker in the freezer section

The suggested retail price of GE CFE29TSDSS Café French door refrigerator is ,000. GE Cafe.


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21 Sep 12 Sunbeam Mixmaster from Cafe Series

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Made of robust high quality materials with chromed highlights, easy-clean surfaces and intuitive controls, the Sunbeam Cafe Series Mixmaster offers a planetary mixing action, patented instant pause button, integrated timer, variable speed control and lift assisted head release button.

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Sunbeam planetary Mixmaster allows you to check on mixing progress or add ingredients at a specific time – its LCD timer function can be set to count up or down as needed. When the time has completed, the mixing action will automatically stop. The LCD screen also shows the mixing speed. When the Mixmaster is not in use, the in-built timer can be used as a kitchen timer, up to 90 minutes.

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The patented Instant Pause function can be activated by the button, located in the middle of the dial. You can stop the mixing action with one quick touch to add ingredients or check on the mixing results. If you repress the pause button, Mixmaster resumes mixing with the same speed and time settings as before stoppage.

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Sunbeam Head Release function lifts the mixing head when you press the large button which is conveniently located on the back corner of the mixer. The mixer head can be easily released and lifted with one hand, due to the strong hinge that easily takes the weight of the motor. Lifting the head during the mixing, shuts motor power. In addition, a in-built safety switch ensures that the mixer only starts when the head is tilted downwards and securely locked in.

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Other key features and accessories of the Sunbeam Mixmaster from Cafe Series include 1.0 kW, 12-speed variable motor, full die-cast body with sintered metal gears, 4.5 litre stainless steel mixing bowl, die-cast beater, scrapemaster spatula beater, whisk and dough hook. Price is 0 AUD. Available in silver, graphite, red and white. Sunbeam.


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20 Dec 11 GE Cafe appliances updated products and features

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Designed for those aspiring home chefs who truly enjoy cooking, the original line of GE Cafe appliances was an instant success. The stylish, professionally designed products made even the most discriminating foodies take notice. Since then, the GE Café line has continued to expand, offering affordable, innovative products in every kitchen product category – cooking, refrigeration and dishwashers.

Four years later, GE offers updated and improved exciting new products that enable consumers to take food farther than they ever imagined, with features like our 20,000 BTU tri-ring burner on Cafe freestanding double-oven or Speedcook in GE Advantium oven. Cafe has all the options a cooking enthusiast or aspiring chef needs to outfit an entire kitchen suite, updating the overall look of a kitchen without the hassle of remodeling the cabinetry. The professional appearance and performance of GE Cafe appliances attract the serious cook who wants the tools and features to take their cooking from four stars to five.

New GE Cafe products and features include,
– dishwasher with Steam Prewash option and dedicated water jets for silverware
– enhanced built-in 30″ single and double ovens
– freestanding gas double oven with the 6.7 cu. ft cooking cavity
– 30″ and 36″ wide gas and electric cooktops
– redesigned freestanding French Door refrigerator with more ice storage

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The updated GE Cafe dishwasher now features dedicated silverware jets. The dishwasher middle wash arm with powerful spray jets is designed to focus specifically on silverware for a thorough cleaning of all utensils. The same jets also play an important part in the Cafe PureClean wash system with 5-stage filtration.

The other new feature is the dedicated DeepClean cycle which helps to remove difficult soils, like eggs, oatmeal and rice using a Steam PreWash option. After the second prewash fill, the dishwasher stops the water circulation and activates the calrod heater. Water dripping from the glassware and dishware falls onto the calrod heater and creates a wall of steam that helps to loosen soils before the main wash.

Additional key features and attributes of GE Cafe dishwasher are 4 wash cycles including Auto, DeepClean with Steam, China/Crystal and Normal Wash as well as 4 options including 2-, 4- and 8-hour Delay Start, Heated Dry On/Off, Added Heat and Automatic HotStart.

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The 30″ wide GE Cafe built-in single convection wall oven offers 4.4 cu. ft capacity, sophisticated glass touch controls, black gloss oven interior, gliding heavy-duty roller rack with stainless steel ball bearings and PreciseAir Convection System with an innovative fan that reverses direction for optimal air and heat circulation, providing even cooking and precise baking and roasting results. Main convection cooking modes are,
– Convection Bake where both the bake and broil elements are cycled on and off alternately while the fan provides even heat distribution. This is optimized for foods like casseroles or lasagnas, yeast breads, pies and pizzas because browning is even with no need to turn or rotate the pan.
– Convection Roast with the convection fan operating on High. Convection Roast is optimal for larger cuts of meat, as this cooking mode rotates the heat around all sides, sealing in the juices, producing rotisserie results at up to 25% faster than a conventional oven.

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With a GE Cafe double gas range, you can prepare two different dishes at two different temperatures at the exact same time. With the 6.7 cu. ft total oven capacity, you have plenty of space to cook. That means while your favorite dessert is baking in the 2.4 cu. ft upper oven, your main course can be slow roasting in the 4.3 cu. ft lower oven. The powerful gas cooktop features the 20,000 BTU tri-ring burner, designed for accelerated boiling and gentle simmering. The nonstick griddle is ideal for pancakes, bacon, sandwiches and more. In addition, the large griddle is convenient and easy to clean, just as the self cleaning ovens.

Other main benefits of this 30″ wide GE Cafe range include audible preheat signal, automatic oven timer, auto oven shut-off with override, auto recipe conversion, certified Sabbath mode, control lock capability, convection conversion, Delay Bake, Delay Clean, digipad numeric entry, electronic clock and timer, in-oven broiling, oven meat probe and self-clean cool down time display.

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The 36″ wide deep-recessed GE Cafe gas cooktop contains spills in one area so they can be easily wiped clean. It has 5 sealed burners with removable caps, including a powerful 20,000 BTU three-in-one burner, designed for accelerated boiling and gentle simmering. The precise simmer burner is rated at 5,000 BTUs for general cooking tasks using a small pan, and it turns down to a very low 140°F for warming foods, melting butter or chocolate or making delicate sauces. The sleek LED backlit knobs indicate when burners are on.

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Modern and robust, the redesigned French Door refrigerator by GE Cafe now comes with large in-door icemaker with temperature display, which produces filtered cubed or crushed ice without taking up food-storage space in the fresh-food section.

GE equipped the refrigerator with its advanced ClimateKeeper system, designed for even cooling throughout the fresh food section. This single-evaporator system maintains even, accurate temperatures by using electronic temperature sensors, a multi-flow air tower and electronic digital controls.

The full-width Freshness Center drawer features front and back gasket that reduce air movement inside, allowing fruits and vegetables to retain moisture. Setting the humidity control on High closes air vents to block circulation, creating humidity levels that are ideal for vegetables. Setting the humidity control on Low opens air vents to allow circulation, creating low humidity levels that are ideal for fruits and thick-skinned vegetables. And this drawer can handle wide items, such as deli trays.

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23 Feb 11 GE Cafe Range Hood Video

GE Cafe Appliances offer a full suite of kitchen appliances including gas and electric ranges, range hoods, side by side and french door refrigerators, dishwashers, over the range microwave ovens, Advantium ovens, and more. This video covers the GE Cafe vent hood with a 600 CFM motor and 4 speed settings, halogen lighting, hidden controls, and optional chimney duct cover extensions. For more information on GE Cafe home appliances visit www.karlsappliance.com or one of our NJ appliance stores.
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19 Jan 11 GE refrigerators – Profile and Cafe bottom-freezer refrigerators

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New GE Profile and GE Cafe bottom-freezer refrigerators not only help preserve your favorite foods for home cooking, they also make it easier than ever for your family to serve themselves, thanks to convenient storage features and an improved ice-and-water-dispenser. Convenience and style drive popularity of bottom-freezer refrigerators, in part because of the convenience they offer in organizing and accessing both fresh and frozen foods.

Having the fresh food compartment at eye level allows family members to easily help themselves to frequently used fruits and vegetables, deli items and drinks. In the freezer compartment, slide-out drawers and baskets allow a variety of frozen food packages to be seen at a glance and quickly retrieved. Another big advantage is that the freezer is wider than in a side-by-side refrigerator. The freezer area is the full width of the refrigerator, providing room for larger items, such as a whole turkey, pizzas, a tray of frozen appetizers, or extra bags of ice.

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The 2011 GE refrigerators come with a new, taller ice-and-water dispenser making it easier to help yourself to fresh, clean ice and water. Now the dispenser height can accommodate filling everything from pitchers to cooking pots and sports bottles. The dispenser display area is also easier to read than ever, thanks to a white LED readout with a 20 percent larger font. A stainless steel overlay, matte silver dispenser well, white LED buttons, and a slim new paddle design complete the dispenser stylish appearance.

The new line of GE Profile and GE Cafe refrigerators also features more capacity for ice storage, thanks to a new design that places the water and ice dispenser in the door of the refrigerator. In addition, this frees up more usable space in the fresh food area.

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The new Profile and Cafe bottom-freezer refrigerator line also offers popular features such as,
– full-width adjustable-temperature deli drawer – party trays and larger items fit easily and remain at the ideal temperature
– flexible storage – GE QuickSpace shelf slides out of the way to make room for tall items
– exceptional food preservation – ClimateKeeper system with five air sensors and an air tower keeps food garden-fresh longer
– crisp, clear lighting – energy-efficient, pinpoint LED lighting brightly illuminates the refrigerator interior, while freeing up more usable space for food storage

These GE Profile and Cafe bottom-freezer refrigerators will be in stores on May 11, 2011 in freestanding, counter-depth and armoire styles.

GE Profile counter-depth models
3-door, white or black, GE PFCF1RKZ
3-door, stainless steel, GE PFCF1RKZSS
4-door, stainless armoire style, GE PGCS1RKZSS

GE Profile freestanding models
3-door, stainless steel, GE PFSS5RKZSS
3-door, White or Black, GE FSF5RKZ
4-door, stainless armoire style, GE PGSS5RKZSS

GE Cafe model
3-door, stainless steel freestanding, GE CFSP5RKBSS


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19 Jan 11 GE Café Line in 2011

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Cooking enthusiasts can design a kitchen that showcases their commitment to cuisine. GE will introduce its new built-in selection of the Café line of appliances at the International Builders Show, Jan. 12-15, 2011.

“We are expanding our extremely popular GE Café line into built-in wall ovens and cooktops to give consumers even more options,” says Larry Muennich, merchandising specialist for Cooking. The Café line, hugely popular for its professional appearance with oversized handles and stainless steel commercial feel, was previously only available in free-standing or slide-in range models.

Consumers can place the Café built-in cooktops and ovens almost anywhere in their kitchens, whether it’s an oven at eye-level or a cooktop in the center island. Built-in products give the customer flexibility with appliances.

All GE Café cooktops and ovens feature modern stainless steel with cooking advantages available to top chefs. For example, gas cook tops, deeply recessed to catch spills for easy clean-up, have continuous grates for a sleek appearance of use that allows consumers to easily switch cookware around the burners.

The 20K BTU tri-ring high output burner can provide quick boiling and low simmering for sauces and melting chocolate. The wall oven includes GE exclusive PreciseAir convection that uses an innovative reversing fan for optimal air and heat circulation within the oven, providing more even baking and fast roasting.

Built-in options include:
– 30″ wall oven
– 30″ double wall oven
– 30″ electric cooktop
– 30″ gas cooktop
– 36″ electric
– 36″ gas cooktop
The built-in GE Café products will be available in fall 2011. See GE Appliances for more information.

Previously,
GE Cafe dishwasher
GE Cafe electric range
GE Cafe microwave
GE bottom-freezer refrigerators


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