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.
The aim of our review was to provide you with in-depth information about GE Monogram products so that you can have sufficient information to decide which product is right for you. For that reason, we have written a comprehensive review.
What is the GE Monogram?
GE is a familiar name—it stands for General Electric. It’s an international company with thousands of employees. Monogram 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.
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.
|Total Capacity (cubic feet)||30.1 Cu. Ft.|
|Fresh Food Capacity||17.56 Cu. Ft.|
|Freezer Capacity||12.53 Cu. Ft.|
|WiFi Connect||Built In|
|Connected Capabilities||Amazon Alexa, IFTTT, The Google Assistant|
|Temperature Management Features||Electronic Sensors, Multi-Shelf Air, Management Tower|
|Control Type||Upfront Electronic Digital Temperature Display|
|Dispenser||Extra Tall with Cubes, Crushed Ice & Chilled Water|
|Dispenser Features||Child Lock, Disappearing Electronic Glass Touch with Proximity Sensor, Dispenser Light, Door Alarm, Water Filter Indicator Light|
|Water Filtration||GE Water Filter Indicator 1 Year|
|Filter Location||Upper Right Corner|
|Fresh Food Cabinet Shelves|| 4 Total|
|Fresh Food Cabinet Shelf Features||Adjustable|
|Fresh Food Door Bins||4|
|Fresh Food Door Features||Adjustable Gallon Storage|
|Climate Control Drawer||Express Chill, Express Thaw, Select Temp|
|Deli Drawer||Adjustable Sealed with Full Extension Slides|
|Produce Drawer||High-Humidity Sealed with Full Extension Slides|
|Freezer Cabinet Shelves||5 Adjustable, 5 Total, Wire|
|Freezer Door Bins||3 Total|
|Freezer Utility Baskets||2|
|Clear Lexan Bins and Pans||Yes|
|Interior Lighting||LED Light Towers, Top LED and Pan LED Lighting|
|Approximate Shipping Weight||800 Pounds|
|Net Weight||763 Pounds|
|Overall Depth||25 3.4 Inches|
|Overall Height||84 Inches|
|Overall Width||48 Inches|
|Parts Warranty||Limited 12 Year Sealed Refrigerating System Parts, Limited 2 Year Entire Appliance, Limited 5 Year Sealed Refrigerating System, Limited Lifetime Full Extension Slides|
|Labor Warranty||Limited 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 (Cu. Ft.)||5.75 Caterer Oven/ 2.5 Everyday Oven|
|Total Capacity (Cu. Ft.)||8.25 Cu. Ft.|
|Configuration||4 Burners, Grill, Griddle|
|Cooking System||Reverse Air Convection, True European Convection|
|Oven Cleaning Type||Self-Cleaning (Both Ovens)|
|140. Deg. Simmer Burner||All Burners are Adjustable|
|Control Type||Digital Temperature Display with Timer Display (Both Ovens)|
|Indicator Lights||Burner “On”|
|Adjustable Ceramic IR Grill||Yes|
|Oven Control Features||Automatic Oven Meat Probe (Both Ovens), Certified Sabbath Mode, Delay Clean Options (Both Ovens), Proof Mode (Both Ovens)|
|Oven Cooking Modes||Convection Bake (Both Ovens), Convection Broil (Both Ovens), Convection Roast (Both Ovens)|
|Cooktop Burner Grate Features||Continuous Grates, Porcelain Cast Iron 3 Piece Reversible (Flat/Wok) Grates|
|Stainless Steel Gril/ Griddle Covers||2|
|Cleaning Time||5 Hours (Both Ovens)|
|Self Clean Oven Door Lock||Automatic|
|Oven Rack Features||3 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 Rack||Yes|
|Broiler Pan and Grid||2|
|Fuel Type||Dual Fuel (with Natural Gas)|
|Ignition System||Electronic with Auto Reigniting|
|Interior Oven Light||3 Halogen Lamps (Everyday Oven), 6 Hyalogen Lamps (Caterer Oven)|
|Lighting||LED Bullnose Task Lighting|
|Approximate Shipping Weight||672 Pounds|
|Net Weight||576 Pounds|
|Overall Height||35 1/4 Inches|
|Overall Width||47 7/8 Inches|
|Cabinet Width||48 Inches|
|Overall Depth||28 1/4 Inches|
The microwave that will the our example is the Monogram Built In Oven With Advantium Speedcook Technology 240V. It costs $3,400.
|Total Capacity (Cubic Feet)||1.6 Cu. Ft.|
|Control Type||Glass Touch Controls Dial|
|Microwave Watts (IEC-705)||950.0 W|
|Cooking Modes||Broil, Convection Bake, Microwave, Speedcook, Toast, Warm/Proof|
|Program Cooking||Over 175 Programmed Recipes|
|Convection Cooking Controls||Bake|
|Advantium Cooking Controls||Clock, Demo Mode, Electronic Scrolling Digital Display, Help Pad, Repeat Last, Variable Scroll Speed|
|Microwave Sensor Cooking Controls||Eggs (Instant On), Ground Meats (Instant On), Popcorn, Potato (Instant On), Rice (Instant On), Vegetables (Instant On)|
|Control Features||Auto & Time Defrost, Clock, Cooking Complete Reminder, Cooking Guide, Custom Recipe Saver, Display On/Off|
|Microwave Oven Interior||Stainless Steel|
|Express Cook||Instant On|
|Rack Type||Wire Oven Rack|
|Turntable Size||16.0 Inches|
|Cabinet Width||30 Inches|
|Net Weight||77 Pounds|
|Overall Depth||21 1/2 Inches|
|Overall Height||19 1/32 Inches|
|Overall Width||29 25/32 Inches|
|Tub and Door Liner||Stainless Steel|
|Tub Type||Tall Tub|
|Control Type||Electronic Tactile Buttons, Top Controls|
|Dishwasher Control Features||Audible End of Cycle Signal, Hi-Resolution Gray Scale LCD Control Display, Last Cycle Memory|
|Wash System||900 Series|
|Wash System Features||140+ 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|
|Wash Arms||102 Spray Jet Wash System, 3 Pressurized Wash Arms, Bottle Wash Jets, Jets-Variable Pressure, Lower-Reversing Blade, Middle-Blade, Side Jets|
|Water Filtration System||100% Filtration with Piranha Hard Food Disposer and Removable Filter|
|Dispenser||Electronic Low Rinse Aid Sensor, Rinse Aid with Indicator and Adjustment|
|Number of Cycles||7|
|Dishwasher Cycles||Auto Sense, Express, Heavy Wash, Light Wash, Normal Wash, Rinse, eWash|
|Number of Options||11|
|Dishwasher Options||Bottle 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 Features||2-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 Settings||Up to 16|
|WiFi Connect||Built In|
|Connected Capabilities||Amazon Alexa, Amazon Dash Replenishment, IFTTT, The Google Assistant|
|Cabinet Width||24 Inches|
|Net Weight||126 Pounds|
|Overall Height||34 Inches|
|Overall Depth||24 Inches|
|Overall Width||23 3/4 Inches|
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.
- Cheaper than other brands
- Materials used
- It’s easy to use
- Easy to clean
- Good customer service
- 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.
The quality of their products will be a bigger concern to most consumers than how big their name is, and GE Monogram has ensured that their products are of high-quality. They have designed numerous products so that they can appeal to as many consumers as possible to satisfy their needs.
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.
We hope that our review has provided you with all the information that you needed. Not only have we covered GE Monogram's products in detail, but we have also stipulated their pros and cons so that you can see if their features match your needs.
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