A woman pulling a tray of freshly-baked desserts out of a KitchenAid® wall oven

WHAT IS A SMART OVEN?

Combining innovative digital tools with flexible cooking methods, smart ovens are powerful tools that can include digital features like voice control, remote monitoring and interchangeable attachments. Smart ovens are designed to elevate cooking experiences and help you unlock culinary potential.

With a smart oven like these from KitchenAid brand, you can begin experimenting with cooking technology to enhance how you create your favorite dishes. With this guide, you’ll learn how you can use various smart oven features to bring new dimension to your recipes. 

WHAT DOES A SMART OVEN DO?

Smart ovens can help improve your cooking experience by using wifi connectivity to give you easy control over cooking functions and features. With smart ovens, you'll often be able to use a smartphone app for remote control and monitoring, which may also feature helpful cooking and maintenance information.

Understanding how the different features on your smart oven work can help you get the most out of your appliance and begin experimenting with the full range of its connected abilities.

A person placing a baking pan on the roll-out tray of a KitchenAid® Smart Oven+

1. INTERCHANGEABLE ATTACHMENTS

Whether you want to achieve deliciously steamed broccoli and salmon or an evenly cooked homemade pizza, interchangeable smart oven parts like baking stones and steamers give you access to a wider array of cooking styles and methods.

The KitchenAid® Smart Oven+ combines a collection of oven-powered grill, baking stone and steamer attachments. Each fits interchangeably into a provided heating element and base pan that connect onto the back of the oven cavity. You control the cooking process through the oven's controls or a mobile app to take on classic recipes and new culinary challenges.

A woman using the KitchenAid® smart appliance app on a mobile device

2. MOBILE OVEN OPERATION

Granting you remote access to cooking functions like preheating, powering on/off and timer adjustment, many smart ovens allow you to operate your appliance via a smartphone app. If it has one, exploring the different capabilities of your appliance’s mobile app can help you keep a closer eye on your recipes as they cook and improve the flexibility of your cooking experience overall.

Use the mobile app with your KitchenAid® Smart Oven+ for improved control over your recipes through precision timing and remote access.1 Stay connected with your Smart Oven+ outside of the kitchen by controlling the appliance and its attachments through your mobile device to preheat, bake and save custom cooking instructions for an even smoother cooking experience.

1. Appliance must be set to remote enable. Wi-Fi & App required. Features subject to change. For details and privacy info, visit kitchenaid.com/connect.

A person making a selection on the control pad of a smart oven

3. REMOTE MONITORING

In addition to on-the-go operation, you may also be able to use your smart oven app to access remote monitoring features that can help you keep a constant eye on your dishes even when you’re not in the kitchen.

The KitchenAid® Smart Oven+ gives you the power of remote oven operation or monitoring via connected services like Amazon or Google for a seamless appliance management experience. With mobile technology on select KitchenAid oven models, you can also leverage Scan-to-Cook technology to help you choose the optimal cooking settings for each recipe with the added oversight of helpful cooking updates and notifications delivered right to your device.

Roasted carrots on a baking sheet in a KitchenAid® wall oven Roasted carrots on a baking sheet in a KitchenAid® wall oven

HOW DO YOU USE A KitchenAid®SMART OVEN?

KitchenAid® smart cooking appliances are designed with your creative passions in mind. With the familiar look and feel of traditional wall ovens or ranges, you can use your smart oven to create deliciously cooked meals with expert support and guidance throughout the cooking process.

While you can enjoy improved monitoring ability through the smart technology capabilities of select commercial-style ranges by KitchenAid brand, using the Smart Oven+ gives you access to an array of oven attachments that can help you navigate advanced cooking techniques right at home. Selecting a +Powered Attachment to use for your recipe is easy with the accompanying roll-out rack for easy access and storage. Use one +Powered Attachment at a time to begin experimenting with different techniques for roasting, seering, steaming and more.

Digital features of the KitchenAid® Smart Oven+ allow you to experiment with innovative possibilities for your recipes. To set up your KitchenAid® wifi-enabled appliance, simply download the KitchenAid™ app from your mobile device to get your connection started. To take full advantage of the appliance's capabilities, access other powerful digital features remotely via the Smart Oven+ companion app or your voice-enabled device.

KITCHENAID® SMART OVEN ATTACHMENTS

KitchenAid® Smart Oven+ models feature a variety of interchangeable smart oven attachments that connect directly to your appliance for greater control and versatility in the kitchen. 

The +Baking Stone, +Grill and +Steamer Attachments2 can help you achieve just the right textures for recipes like crispy seared kabobs, grilled homemade burgers or even a full-course dinner for four. Learn how each of the attachments available for your smart oven work to continue exploring your culinary potential.

2. Baking stone and steamer attachments shipped separately. See full details.

KitchenAid® Steamer+ Attachment

SMART OVEN STEAMER

Situated at the center of the oven cavity, the Steamer+ Attachment uses the energy from the heating element to create foods that are tender and moist. Use the Steamer+ Attachment to achieve juicy meat and fish dishes or deliciously baked breads that are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.

KitchenAid® Baking Stone+ Attachment

SMART OVEN BAKING STONE

The Baking Stone+ Attachment is great for cooking recipes that call for crispy, restaurant-style textures for recipes like homemade pizza, chocolate chip cookies or handmade crab cakes. To heat food, the Baking Stone+ Attachment sits in the center of the oven above the heating element that allows you to work with a large surface for arranging different ingredients.

KitchenAid® Grill+ Attachment

SMART OVEN GRILL

The Grill+ Attachment is a particularly helpful way to experiment with grilled meats or vegetables in your oven. Powered by the oven’s heating element at the center of the oven, the Grill+ Attachment helps food cook evenly across the length of the grill, minimizing smoke and reducing flares.

A man preparing a recipe in a modern kitchen setting A man preparing a recipe in a modern kitchen setting

CAN YOU USE A SMART OVEN WITHOUT WI-FI?

You can use your smart oven just as you would a traditional wall or range unit by making manual oven selections on the appliance's touchscreen or control panel. However, without an internet connection, you won't have access to any of the online capabilities of your smart oven, such as remote access and monitoring.

For model-specific information on manual and remote operation of your smart oven, consult the use and care guide for your appliance.

BROWSE KITCHENAID® OVENS

KitchenAid® smart ovens and ranges can help transform your cooking capabilities with the flexibility and convenience of remote features on select models like Keep Warm and Multi-Step Cooking. Browse the full collection of ovens and ranges by KitchenAid brand to explore your culinary passion with confidence.

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