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4.3 | 14 Reviews

30" Electric Cooktop with 5 Elements and Knob Controls - Black

KitchenAid KCES550HBL

Available in 2 Color(s)

Features

  • 10'' Even-Heat Ultra Power Element with Simmer Setting - Provides greater versatility for high and low temperature cooking techniques. Even-Heat Technology maintains a constant supply of power and delivers a range of simmer settings.
  • 6'' Even-Heat Element with Melt Setting - Combines the benefits of Even-Heat Technology with a dedicated setting that reaches the low temperatures needed to melt chocolate or butter without scorching.
  • 6'' 1200-Watt Round Element - Can reach a power output of up to 1200-watts to handle your daily cooking needs.
  • Hot Surface Indicator - Protects you by providing a visual indication if a cooking surface is on or still hot, so you can create with confidence.

Quick Specs

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 30.813"
  • Height: 5.25"
  • Depth: 22.813"
  • Nominal Width: 30"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Downdraft Ventilation: No
  • Hood Recommended: Yes

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Two 10''/6'' Double-Ring Round Elements

Create two elements in one location. The inner rings are used like standard six-inch elements. The outer rings add size and power for large cookware. A simmer function works on both the inner and outer element.

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8'' Round Element

Efficiently heats a commonly used pan size and can reach a power output of up to 1800 watts for every day use.

Two 10''/6'' Double-Ring Round Elements Create two elements in one location. The inner rings are used like standard six-inch elements. The outer rings add size and power for large cookware. A simmer function works on both the inner and outer element.

8'' Round Element Efficiently heats a commonly used pan size and can reach a power output of up to 1800 watts for every day use.

Features

  • 10'' Even-Heat Ultra Power Element with Simmer Setting - Provides greater versatility for high and low temperature cooking techniques. Even-Heat Technology maintains a constant supply of power and delivers a range of simmer settings.
  • 6'' Even-Heat Element with Melt Setting - Combines the benefits of Even-Heat Technology with a dedicated setting that reaches the low temperatures needed to melt chocolate or butter without scorching.
  • 6'' 1200-Watt Round Element - Can reach a power output of up to 1200-watts to handle your daily cooking needs.
  • Hot Surface Indicator - Protects you by providing a visual indication if a cooking surface is on or still hot, so you can create with confidence.
  • Metal Control Knobs - Substantial, professionally-inspired stainless steel knobs easily adjust the cooktop's elements through an infinite number of heat settings, offering responsiveness and flexibility in control.
Specifications
Dimensions
Cutout Depth Max 20-9/16 in
Cutout Depth Min 20-3/8 in
Cutout Width Max 29-9/16 in
Cutout Width Min 29-1/16 in
Depth 21-3/4 in
Height 5-1/4 in
Maximum Height 5-1/4 in
Width 30-13/16 in
Configuration and Overview
Cooktop Type Standard
Fuel Type Electric
Installs Over Built-In Oven Yes
LP Convertible No
Power Boost No
Size 30 in
Controls
Infinite Heat Controls Yes
Knob Type Metal
Location of Controls Right Side
Cooktop Details
Automatic Pan Detection No
Center Rear Element-Burner Size 8""
Cooktop Element Style Radiant
Cooktop Surface Color Black
Downdraft Vent No
Heating Element On Indicator Light Yes
Hot Surface Indicator Light Yes
Left Front Element-Burner Size 10""/6""
Left Rear Element-Burner Size 6""
Left Rear Element-Burner Type Standard
Number of Cooking Element-Burners 5
Right Front Element-Burner Size 10""/6""
Right Front Element-Burner Type Dual
Right Rear Element-Burner Size 6""
Appearance
Digital Display No
Certifications
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov .
Electrical
208V Compatible Yes
Power Cord Included No
Features
Power Outage Compatible No
Refinements
Features ADA Compliant
Energy
Annual Energy Usage [kWh] 258.0
Details
Cooktop Surface Material Glass

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 30.813"
  • Height: 5.25"
  • Depth: 22.813"

  • Size

  • Nominal Width: 30"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Downdraft Ventilation: No
  • Hood Recommended: Yes

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4.3 out of 5

85% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

GREAT ITEM

CJONES454 11/27/2019

WE BOUGHT THIS A FEW MONTHS BACK AND LOVE IT. I WOULD RECOMMEND IT.
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5 Stars

Sleek and Quality!

BNLove 11/21/2019

My husband and I bought this a months ago, and the sleekness, with the knobs pops in our island. Love it's not touch screen!
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4 Stars

Fast!

ThomasG 10/31/2019

Really heats up fast. Pretty basic operation. Only confusing design is the knobs don't turn the same direction from low heat to high heat. Seems confusing and potentially dangerous. Don't understand the logic, so I gave 4 stars instead of 5.
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5 Stars

Good lookin' stovetop

Larry711 10/22/2019

Love the five burners and the metal knobs. And we are now an all-KitchenAid kitchen.
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5 Stars

Dream Appliances

todd85 10/1/2019

I've always dreamed of a Kitchenaid Kitchen!! All my new appliances are great!! I enjoy the sleek look and performance of my cooktop.
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2 Stars

Difficult to keep looking clean

wyosue23 9/23/2019

Difficult to clean and not easy to use knobs. It either cooks too hot or not hot enough.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Nice design

Wayne 55 6/27/2019

Renovated to new design and happy we did go with KitchenAid
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5 Stars

Sleek and efficient

Anyone 6/14/2019

Ultra high burners are quick heating and the 5-burner feature makes meal preparation a breeze.
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4 Stars

Beautiful cooktop

sakb 5/2/2019

I am enjoying this cooktop. I have been very careful with it since other reviews said it scratched easily. I have not had any issues thus far. One knob does turn on opposite of the other- have to pay attention. I have not found that having 5 burners were necessary. Would probably just go with 4 like I had before if I had it to do over again. Seems to take a lot longer to heat up what I am cooking, but not a problem.
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4 Stars

Love the 5 burners

Alpatt 5/1/2019

I bought this to replace a 15 year old, 4 burner version. I love the 5 burners and the ability to vary the heat distribution based in pan size. Once thing that could be vetted is the knob control visuals. Hard to see.
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5 Stars

GREAT FEATURES!

DA1040 4/29/2019

I BOUGHT THIS A MONTH AGO AND I LOVE IT! IT IS SO NICE TO COOK ON. THE BURNER GETS HOT RIGHT AWAY.
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2 Stars

High performance, poor design

MattK 2/13/2019

This cooktop heats quickly and gets hotter than other brands I have owned. I'm only giving it 2 stars because of the wobbly knobs that feel like they are going to break any day, and the inconsistent controls that force you to "read" the cooktop every time you use the front burners. The 3 back burner controls are no problem. They all operate in the same direction, meaning High is in the 7 o-clock position and you turn the knob to the right to go to Low, at the 5 o'clock position. This is backwards (most cooktop knobs rotate to the right to get hotter) but you can get used to this. The real issue is the controls for the 2 front burners. They are totally opposite of each other in terms of the dual burner function and which way you rotate them to go hotter!!! Why on earth would KitchenAid do this??? Zoom in on the picture of the controls to see what I'm talking about. The bottom line is you have read the controls every time you turn on (or adjust) one of the front burners.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Great product

Wink1981 1/21/2019

Bought this during my kitchen remodel and love it. I would have given it a 5-star if the glass top didn't scratch so easily. But I've learned to wipe off both the cooktop and the bottom of my pans before putting them on the cooktop
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5 Stars

love all the burners

kintrye 1/10/2019

good quality heats up really fast, good features like dual or single burners in the same spot
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