Gaggenau, the luxury brand for professional grade home appliances, introduces its latest innovation: the Essential Induction cooktop, a cooktop where the LED ‘dot’, the worktop surface, and the performance knob are all that are visible. The model is designed to integrate exclusively with Dekton stone countertops. These ultra-compact, stain- and scratch-resistant surfaces are available in 60 finishes, designs and colours to complement any kitchen design.
Gaggenau’s distinctive front-mounted performance knobs assist users throughout the cooking process. The dot, a smart centre light within the cooking zone, shows the user where to place the cookware, warns of residual heat and vanishes when not in use, transforming the cooktop island into a versatile area suitable for preparation, serving, dining, working and socialising.
In addition, to ensure efficient cooking, Gaggenau has developed removable magnetic surface protectors for the customer’s existing cookware. These protectors not only mitigate any noise of the pan moving across the stone surface and safeguard the worktop but also ensure the conductivity of the induction modules, guaranteeing optimal cooking performance. The Essential Induction cooktop offers the full Gaggenau capabilities: keep warm and boost functions and an illuminated performance knob in stainless steel or black. Combining the Gaggenau ceiling extractors provides a harmonious kitchen environment, especially for open-plan designs.
The Essential Induction cooktop will be available to purchase from May 2024.