A Guide to the Best Dishwashers
New options make dishwashing a breeze.
For the next 75 days or so, the dishwasher is your new best friend. The holidays are here, and it will be your biggest helper in the kitchen. Adding to its workload is the new WFH reality. In fact, stories abound of some machines running around the clock! Even before the pandemic, manufacturers listened to what consumers wanted and responded with dishwashers that are tech-savvy, quiet, more efficient and easier to use. Here’s what’s new in the market.
SMOKY AND SUBTLE
Fisher Paykel’s ninth generation Double DishDrawer is dressed in holiday finery with new black-brushed stainless-steel front panels and black aluminum handles and buttons. To customize cleaning, there are 15 different wash programs. Each drawer operates independently which allows for a half load—the top drawer is taller to accommodate larger dishes. Available through the A&D showroom, by appointment.
Monogram’s Smart Fully Integrated Dishwasher offers a steam and sanitization cycle that eliminates the need to pre-wash and reduces 99-percent of bacteria commonly found on dishes. A holiday bonus, its 90 cleaning jets are safe enough for champagne flutes. Sync the machine with your smart device to automatically order detergent. Available through Aitoro.
Miele’s G7000 is the world’s first dishwasher that automatically dispenses the correct amount of detergent, based on the selected program and degree of soiling, for more effective and efficient cleaning.
It also includes AutoStart which allows users to conveniently start, stop and monitor the dishwasher from a smartphone or tablet. Additionally, the Quicksense cycle offers a speedy 58-minute wash. Available through Aitoro.
JennAir’s Trifecta dishwasher features a special fan that efficiently dries plastic dishes. Three tall nozzles, shaped like metal straws, clean reusable bottles, tall cups and baby bottles. Theatrical LED lights illuminate the black nylon-coated racks designed to protect delicate china. And, it’s produced in the USA. Available through Wren Kitchens.
The print version of this article appeared with the headline: Holiday Helper.