GE Monogram Review

There are a lot brands out there that supply different kitchen appliances. Some of them may be familiar to you, others not so much.

Kitchen appliances can get costly quickly. These companies offer things from ranges to refrigerators. Today we will focus on the brand GE Monogram.

What is the GE Monogram?

GE is a familiar name—it stands for General Electric. It’s an international company with thousands of employees. Mo​​​​nogram is 1 of 4 series of appliances. It’s considered the best of out of the series.

Monogram offers high end appliances that are easy to use. They boast that they offer high style, superior craftsmanship, and award winning technology.

For appliances they offer ranges, range tops and cooktops, ovens, microwaves, advantium ovens, range hoods, warming drawers, pizza ovens, refrigerators, and dishwashers.

Product Specifications

We thought it would be good to give specifications of each type of product. That way it gives you an idea of what they offer. Depending on what you want and decide to buy, the specifications may change.

Monogram offers different styles of refrigerators. They have the Professional which has smooth, premium grade stainless steel exterior. The hand finished edges highlight the exquisite craftsmanship that’s the Monogram hallmark.

The European style is more focused on a streamline, modern design. They have heavy gauge hand polished stainless steel that covers the doors.

Panel Ready gives a personalize kitchen look that will customize your Monogram refrigerator with cabinet compatible panels that blends in with the rest of your cabinets.

They also offer full size and built in refrigerators.

The example we are going to use is the Monogram 48 Inch Built In Professional Side-by-Side Refrigerator with​​​​ Dispenser. It costs $10,750.

Capacity

Total Capacity (cubic feet)30.1 Cu. Ft.
Fresh Food Capacity17.56 Cu. Ft.
Freezer Capacity12.53 Cu. Ft.

Features

WiFi ConnectBuilt In
Connected CapabilitiesAmazon Alexa, IFTTT, The Google Assistant
Temperature Management FeaturesElectronic Sensors, Multi-Shelf Air, Management Tower
Control TypeUpfront Electronic Digital Temperature Display
Defrost TypeAuto
IcemakerFactory Installed
DispenserExtra Tall with Cubes, Crushed Ice & Chilled Water
Dispenser FeaturesChild Lock, Disappearing Electronic Glass Touch with Proximity Sensor, Dispenser Light, Door Alarm, Water Filter Indicator Light
Water FiltrationGE Water Filter Indicator 1 Year
Filter LocationUpper Right Corner
Fresh Food Cabinet Shelves 4 Total
Fresh Food Cabinet Shelf FeaturesAdjustable
Fresh Food Door Bins4
Fresh Food Door FeaturesAdjustable Gallon Storage

Fresh Food Features

Climate Control DrawerExpress Chill, Express Thaw, Select Temp
Deli DrawerAdjustable Sealed with Full Extension Slides
Produce DrawerHigh-Humidity Sealed with Full Extension Slides
Freezer Cabinet Shelves5 Adjustable, 5 Total, Wire
Freezer Door Bins3 Total
Freezer Utility Baskets2
Clear Lexan Bins and PansYes
Interior LightingLED Light Towers, Top LED and Pan LED Lighting

Weight & Dimension

Approximate Shipping Weight800 Pounds
Net Weight763 Pounds
Overall Depth25 3.4 Inches
Overall Height84 Inches
Overall Width48 Inches

Warranty

Parts WarrantyLimited 12 Year Sealed Refrigerating System Parts, Limited 2 Year Entire Appliance, Limited 5 Year Sealed Refrigerating System, Limited Lifetime Full Extension Slides
Labor WarrantyLimited 2 Year Entire Appliance, Limited 5 Year Seal Refrigerating System

Like with the refrigerators, there are different styles of ranges. You can choose from Professional and European.

The Professional style is more like what a professional cook would use. They have reversible burner grates, robust handles, and weighted die-cast knobs that make them the perfect tools to help you cook.

The European style is more focused on design. They have a more streamline look to them. They have radially brushed stainless steel.

The range we are going to use as an example is the Monogram 48 Inches Dual Fuel Professional Range with 4 Burners Grill and Griddle. It costs $11,100.

Capacity

Capacity (Cu. Ft.)5.75 Caterer Oven/ 2.5 Everyday Oven
Total Capacity (Cu. Ft.)8.25 Cu. Ft.

Feature

Configuration4 Burners, Grill, Griddle
Cooking SystemReverse Air Convection, True European Convection
Oven Cleaning TypeSelf-Cleaning (Both Ovens)
140. Deg. Simmer BurnerAll Burners are Adjustable
Control TypeDigital Temperature Display with Timer Display (Both Ovens)
Indicator LightsBurner “On”
Adjustable Ceramic IR GrillYes
Oven Control FeaturesAutomatic Oven Meat Probe (Both Ovens), Certified Sabbath Mode, Delay Clean Options (Both Ovens), Proof Mode (Both Ovens)
Oven Cooking ModesConvection Bake (Both Ovens), Convection Broil (Both Ovens), Convection Roast (Both Ovens)
Cooktop Burner Grate FeaturesContinuous Grates, Porcelain Cast Iron 3 Piece Reversible (Flat/Wok) Grates
Stainless Steel Gril/ Griddle Covers2
Cleaning Time5 Hours (Both Ovens)
Self Clean Oven Door LockAutomatic
Oven Rack Features3 Self-Clean Oven Racks (Caterer Oven), 2 Self Clean Oven Racks (Everyday Oven), 4 Rack Positions (Everyday Oven), 5 Rack Positions (Caterer Oven), Full Extension
Convection Roasting RackYes
Broiler Pan and Grid2
Fuel TypeDual Fuel (with Natural Gas)
Ignition SystemElectronic with Auto Reigniting
Interior Oven Light3 Halogen Lamps (Everyday Oven), 6 Hyalogen Lamps (Caterer Oven)
LightingLED Bullnose Task Lighting

Weight & Dimensiona

Approximate Shipping Weight672 Pounds
Net Weight576 Pounds
Overall Height35 1/4 Inches
Overall Width47 7/8 Inches
Cabinet Width48 Inches
Overall Depth28 1/4 Inches

The microwave that will the our example is the Monogram Built In Oven With Advantium Speedcoo​​​​k Technology 240V. It costs $3,400.

Capacity

Total Capacity (Cubic Feet)1.6 Cu. Ft.

Features

Control TypeGlass Touch Controls Dial
Cooking TechnologyAdvantium
Microwave Watts (IEC-705)950.0 W
Cooking ModesBroil, Convection Bake, Microwave, Speedcook, Toast, Warm/Proof
StyleBuilt In
Program CookingOver 175 Programmed Recipes
Convection Cooking ControlsBake
Advantium Cooking ControlsClock, Demo Mode, Electronic Scrolling Digital Display, Help Pad, Repeat Last, Variable Scroll Speed
Microwave Sensor Cooking ControlsEggs (Instant On), Ground Meats (Instant On), Popcorn, Potato (Instant On), Rice (Instant On), Vegetables (Instant On)
Control FeaturesAuto & Time Defrost, Clock, Cooking Complete Reminder, Cooking Guide, Custom Recipe Saver, Display On/Off
Microwave Oven InteriorStainless Steel
Ceramic PanYes
Convection TrayYes
Display On/OffYes
Express CookInstant On
Rack TypeWire Oven Rack
TurntableYes
Turntable Size16.0 Inches

Weight & Dimensions

Cabinet Width30 Inches
Net Weight77 Pounds
Overall Depth21 1/2 Inches
Overall Height19 1/32 Inches
Overall Width29 25/32 Inches

Our example dishwasher is the Monogram Fully Integrated Dishwasher with European Handle. It costs $1,900.

Features

StyleBuilt In
Tub and Door LinerStainless Steel
Tub TypeTall Tub
Control TypeElectronic Tactile Buttons, Top Controls
Dishwasher Control FeaturesAudible End of Cycle Signal, Hi-Resolution Gray Scale LCD Control Display, Last Cycle Memory
Wash System900 Series
Wash System Features140+ Spray Jet Wash System, Automatic Temperature Control, Bottle Wash Jets, Dedicated Silverware Jets, Deep Clean Silverware Jets, Hidden Heater, Middle Wash Arm, Piranha Hard Food Disposer with Removable Filter, Reversing Blade Lower Wash Arm, Side Jets, Variable Speed Dual Pumps and Motors
SensorClean Sensor
Wash Arms102 Spray Jet Wash System, 3 Pressurized Wash Arms, Bottle Wash Jets, Jets-Variable Pressure, Lower-Reversing Blade, Middle-Blade, Side Jets
Water Filtration System100% Filtration with Piranha Hard Food Disposer and Removable Filter
DispenserElectronic Low Rinse Aid Sensor, Rinse Aid with Indicator and Adjustment
Number of Cycles7
Dishwasher CyclesAuto Sense, Express, Heavy Wash, Light Wash, Normal Wash, Rinse, eWash
Number of Options11
Dishwasher OptionsBottle Wash, Child Lock, Delay Start 1-12 Hours, Heated Dry, Pre-Soak, Sani (NSF Certified), Wash TempBoost, Wash Zone Lower Only, Wash Zone Upper Only
Rack Features2-Fold Down Tines-Lower, 2 Utility Shelves with Stem Safe-Upper, 3 Piece Silverware Basket with Soft Touch Handle, Adjustable Upper Rack, Ball-Tipped Tines, Wash Your Way Customizable Rack
Number of Place SettingsUp to 16
Interior LightingLED
WiFi ConnectBuilt In
Connected CapabilitiesAmazon Alexa, Amazon Dash Replenishment, IFTTT, The Google Assistant

Weight & Dimensions

Cabinet Width24 Inches
Net Weight126 Pounds
Overall Height34 Inches
Overall Depth24 Inches
Overall Width23 3/4 Inches

Pricing

Depending on what appliance you choose, you could pay anywhere from $2,000 to $12,000. The prices depend on the appliance you buy, how large it is, and how many features it comes with.

You can buy these appliances from AjMadison, US Appliance, and GE Appliances. You can also use the Monogram website to find a local dealer.

How GE Monogram Compares to Other Brands

GE Monogram tends to be a couple thousand dollars cheaper than other brands. They also focus more on style than other brands. They offer WiFi built into most of their products, and some brands don’t offer that.

Some people are wary of this brand because it’s less knowable than others.

Pros and Cons of GE Monogram

There are good and bad points about these different appliances.

Pros

  • Style
  • Design
  • Cheaper than other brands
  • Materials used
  • It’s easy to use
  • Easy to clean
  • Good customer service

Cons

  • Not a knowable brand
  • Could bake things a little faster than intended
  • Can be difficult to repair
  • Some people feel that the fridge didn’t have enough space

Give This Unknown Brand a Chance

While GE Monogram isn’t as well known as other brands, it creates quality products at decent prices. The fact that they care about style and function is good for those who are trying to create their dream kitchen.

You get plenty of options with subtle details that separate them.

The company takes great care into all the little details to ensure that every product they make works properly and smoothly.

No matter what, you should do your research. Compare GE Monogram to other brands. See what is good and bad about each of them. Think about what your needs are and which appliance answers these needs.

As always, make sure that you make a budget before looking at anything. How disappointing would it be to fall in love with something, only to find out its way out of your price range.

No matter what appliance you get, it’s a costly investment. So it’s worth taking the time to do the research and be sure that you know what you’re looking for.

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