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4.7 | 7 Reviews

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

KitchenAid KCES556HBL

Features

  • Hot Surface Indicator
  • 10'' Even-Heat™ Ultra Power™ Element with Simmer Setting
  • 6'' Even-Heat™ Element with Melt Setting
  • 12''/9''/6'' Triple-Ring Round Element

Quick Specs

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 36.313"
  • Height: 5.25"
  • Depth: 22.813"
  • Nominal Width: 36"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Downdraft Ventilation: No
  • Hood Recommended: Yes
  • Induction: No
  • Type: Smoothtop
  • WiFi Connected: No

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12''/9''/6'' Triple-Ring Round Element

Maximizes your flexibility with three distinct sizes that allow for element selection based on cookware size.

12''/9''/6'' Triple-Ring Round Element Maximizes your flexibility with three distinct sizes that allow for element selection based on cookware size.

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.

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.

Two 6'' 1200-Watt Round Elements Can reach a power output of up to 1200-watts to handle your daily cooking needs.

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.

Features

  • Hot Surface Indicator
  • 10'' Even-Heat™ Ultra Power™ Element with Simmer Setting
  • 6'' Even-Heat™ Element with Melt Setting
  • 12''/9''/6'' Triple-Ring Round Element
  • Two 6'' 1200-Watt Round Elements
Specifications
Dimensions
Cutout Depth Max 20-9/16 in
Cutout Depth Min 20-3/8 in
Cutout Width Max 35-9/16 in
Cutout Width Min 34-9/16 in
Depth 21-3/4 in
Height 5-1/4 in
Maximum Height 5-1/4 in
Net Weight 51 lbs
Width 36-5/16 in
Configuration and Overview
Cooktop Type Standard
Fuel Type Electric
Installs Over Built-In Oven Yes
LP Convertible No
Power Boost No
Size 36 in
Controls
Infinite Heat Controls Yes
Knob Type Metal
Location of Controls Front
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 Power 1300W
Left Front Element-Burner Size 6""
Left Rear Element-Burner Size 12""/9""/6""
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
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
Description
Fuel Type Electric

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Cooktop
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 36.313"
  • Height: 5.25"
  • Depth: 22.813"

  • Size

  • Nominal Width: 36"

  • Features

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

  • Cooktop Features

  • Induction: No
  • Type: Smoothtop
  • WiFi Connected: No

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4.7 out of 5

100% of reviewers recommend this product.

4 Stars

Replacement cooktop

R123 10/4/2019

This cooktop replaced our brand new KitchenAid cooktop that turned itself on and also changed heat settings by itself. The original cooktop did not have knobs which was so nice because it was easy to clean and the "knobless" look was beautiful. The replacement cooktop is easy to use and looks nice, but I would prefer not having to clean around the knobs. I am disappointed that KitchenAid did not provide a fix for the problem for the knobless model.
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5 Stars

PERFECT!!

DSullivan 8/25/2019

Bought this to replace a 51 year cooktop. What a difference in being able to chose the different size burners!! My wife is trying to find things to cook she is very satisfied!!! Very sleek and easy to clean.
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5 Stars

Great design

437 Hartley Way 5/15/2019

Recently builded a new home in Azle TX and this desing fix great in our home. easy to use and grea design.
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5 Stars

Heats up fast and easy to adjust temperature

Texas Cattleman 2/22/2019

I built a new house and picked all KitchenAid appliances. I read a lot of reviews on a variety of appliances but selected this line. I didn't go wrong.
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5 Stars

36" Electric Cooktop

Rollinroger 1/10/2019

Bought (5) new KitchenAid major appliance for our new house. Wouldn't have settled for any other brand. Cooktop is sleek, easy to use, and very predictable with heat ranges. Awesome piece.
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4 Stars

Love how fast the burners light up.

Mrs.Linn 1/4/2019

I've had this cooktop for 3 mos now.Love it so easy to clean. I replaced an almost 17 yr old coil burner one when the second big burner gave out. Last I had the first one repaired for $400.00 wow what a waste since I could have used the money on the new one.I just couldn't see putting any more money into it.My sister in law got this one last yr and when I visited in June we talked about how much she loved it. I have folks come and ask how I like it.Can't say enough about it.I use even my glass cookware on it with no problem.
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5 Stars

State of the Art in Looks and Function

Persnickety purchasers 10/9/2018

It came time to replace our 30 year old 36 inch Kitchen Aid electric cook top that had served us beyond the call of duty. We reviewed on line and in store every conceivable replacement. The build and design quality, price and easy installation - - right in the same cut out of the old unit - made this unit a perfect choice. It has been all that we expected and more, sophisticated style and yet fun to use.
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