UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--De'Longhi, a worldwide leader in small kitchen appliances, announced today new additions to its celebrated Livenza Collection, a beautifully engineered suite of countertop appliances that elevate the cooking experience. As with any new product introduction, De’Longhi utilized key consumer insights when developing new kitchen solutions, offering more choice and diverse selection of cooking methods for any cooking need imaginable. The collection, which debuted in 2016, has quickly become a customer-favorite at top retailers, such as Bloomingdale’s, Crate & Barrel, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Sur La Table, and Amazon. The Livenza 24L Oven with True European Convection was awarded 4 out of 5 stars and rated a 9 out of 10 overall from the leading review outlet, Digital Trends, while the Livenza All-Day Grill was selected as one of Oprah’s favorite things in the coveted December 2016, Oprah’s Favorite Things issue.
The expanded collection will launch at the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, Illinois from March 10-13, 2018 and includes an all-in-one Livenza Multi Cooker, Livenza Slow Cooker, the compact Livenza 14L Convection Oven and Livenza 14L Digital Oven, as well as the Livenza Compact All-Day Grill , which rounds out the brand’s popular collection of indoor grills.
The newly expanded De’Longhi Livenza Collection offers home cooks a complete cooking experience as it encompasses a multi-faceted selection of countertop appliances that can seamlessly tackle any cooking task, whether it’s an after-school snack or Sunday family meal. The Livenza Collection offers unrivaled performance, producing exceptional meals. The De’Longhi Livenza Collection is designed with innovative features and premium, long-lasting materials. Each of the Livenza products features distinctive “made by De’Longhi” Italian styling and design with premium brushed and polished stainless steel finishes with unique knurled metal knobs which complement any premium design kitchen décor theme. De’Longhi is the only brand in the category to focus 100% on small domestic appliances -- to bring consumers world-class designed, engineered and manufactured products to make every day better.
“The new Livenza Collection product additions offer the performance of large appliances in the convenience and efficiency of a countertop size. We strive to offer consumers premium designed and quality crafted cooking appliances that produce great results,” said Mike Prager, De’Longhi NA’s President and CEO. “The Livenza Collection provides time-deprived home cooks the confidence to prepare quick, wholesome, healthy and impressive meals simply and easily. The Collection solves the biggest consumer insight we hear – the need to cook great meals with speed and convenience. They prove that little is the next big idea in cooking. Livenza is a great example of blending the distinctive design and premium quality that position De’Longhi as the best choice in small kitchen appliances.”
The new all-in-one De’Longhi Livenza Multi Cooker offers unlimited cooking possibilities with its five pre-set cooking programs including slow cook, brown/sauté, steam, rice and bake. It also functions as a slow cooker with three modes (low, medium, high), as well as an Auto Keep Warm function that keeps meals warm up to 12 hours. With the Multi Cooker, you can sear or sauté your favorite dishes right in the 6qt. dishwasher-safe and stovetop-safe cooking pot. Simply sauté vegetables or sear meats for a hearty stew before adding other ingredients and setting it on slow cook. The Multi Cooker also features an LCD display with an easy to use interface and a 24-hour programmable timer so you can set it to cook your meals while taking care of other tasks.
The De’Longhi Livenza Multi Cooker will be available October 2018 for a suggested retail price of $199.95
De’Longhi’s new Livenza Slow Cooker is a modern upgrade to a classic countertop appliance. In addition to preparing meals using one of the three cooking modes (low, medium, high), you can also brown or sauté ingredients directly in the 6 qt. stovetop-safe and dishwasher-safe cooking pot before letting the slow cooker finish your dish for you, using the 24-hour programmable timer. Use the 6qt. pot as you would any sauté pan on the stovetop to sauté or sear meat and then finish off your one pot meal with the slow cooking function. The Slow Cooker features an LCD display with an easy to use interface and programmable timer. Additionally, the Auto Keep Warm function will keep food warm up to 12 hours.
The De’Longhi Livenza Slow Cooker will be available October 2018 for a suggested retail price of $129.95.
The new De’Longhi 14L Livenza Convection Oven features Revolutionary Heat Guard technology that maintains consistent heat with insulated construction and a double glass door to keep the outside up to 50% cooler, making this oven safe for families and ideal for under cabinet use. It preheats up to 60% faster than full-size conventional ovens and cooks up to 40% faster thanks to its powerful convection. The oven provides exceptional convection quality in a compact design right on your countertop. The convection fan combined with the innovative heating elements evenly distributes air through the oven for more precise cooking. The Livenza oven features nine preset cooking and baking settings that allow you to cook virtually anything right on your countertop, including Toast, Bake, Convection, Broil/Grill, Defrost, Roast, Reheat, Pizza, and Cookies functions. The added internal light allows you to keep an eye on the cooking process. Additional features include a nonstick interior for a scratch resistant, easy-to-clean cavity and an auto shut-off setting. You can enjoy recipes developed specifically for the Livenza Compact Oven via a new De’Longhi recipe app which includes suggested oven settings and controls.
The De’Longhi 14L Livenza Convection Oven will be available June 2018 for a suggested retail price of $179 and will also be available in a 0.5 cu ft, 14L Livenza Digital Oven at $149.
The perfect appliance for home cooks looking to maximize counter space, the new De’Longhi Livenza Compact All-Day Grill can expertly prepare everything from delicious grilled meats and vegetables to panini and waffles. De’Longhi has designed the industry’s only 3-in-1 compact grill with three dishwasher-safe, interchangeable die-cast plates (Sandwich, Grill, and Waffle), eliminating the need for additional appliances and saving space in the kitchen. The Livenza Compact All-Day Grill was designed with a durable stainless steel body and features an integrated drip tray to catch excess oils for healthier cooking, cord wrap for easy storage as well as a Safety Interlock System. And with an exclusive De’Longhi recipe app specifically designed for this grill, any home chef can feel like a professional.
The De’Longhi Compact All-Day Grill will be available June 2018 for a suggested retail price of $99.95
To support the Livenza Collection, De’Longhi will launch with key in-store promotions and activities, while also deploying relevant, inspirational and unique content and recipes across digital and social channels. “We are excited to continue to deliver products to the market that our consumers value and can help them cook healthier, faster and with more convenience,” said Maria Colon, VP Marketing for De’Longhi North America. “As consumer mindsets change in the kitchen to include more fresh ingredients and healthier cooking habits, we will be right there to help them with ideas and healthier recipes and content showing how De’Longhi Livenza is the new way to cook.”
For additional information and retail availability for all the new products, please visit www.delonghi.com.
The De’Longhi Group is based in Treviso, Italy and is on the forefront of the small domestic appliance category with a range of premium products under three internationally renowned brands; De’Longhi, Kenwood and Braun. The De’Longhi Group is committed to continuing their mission to create exceptional products that improves the lives’ of the consumer through innovative technologies and unparalleled design.
The De’Longhi brand is based in Treviso Italy and the global leader in espresso and comfort products. Highest quality, high Italian design and meaningful product innovations are the core values of the De’Longhi brand. De’Longhi is present in over 123 countries and creates products in three main categories: espresso, specialty cooking and home comfort. After more than a century of perfecting its products, De´Longhi remains committed to creating innovations that bring convenience and style into every customers’ home; making the everyday better. For more information visit www.delonghi.com.