KitchenAid Aims Cookware And Bakeware Expansion At Gift Market

KitchenAid is expanding its cookware and bakeware collections with new pieces and multi-piece sets designed to capture gift-giving opportunities for cooks of all levels, the company said. Several of the company’s new cookware and bakeware releases can be seen in the its new marketing videos:

For ceramic bakeware, the company is expanding its Streamline ceramics collection to include 1.9- 2.8- and 4.2-quart size casserole dishes. The bakeware features a white base matched to either an Almond Cream, Azure, Buttercup, Empire Red, Key Lime, Onyx Black or Persimmon top at suggested retail prices ranging from $49.99 to $99.99. A nesting set of casserole dishes retails for $149.99 in the same color options plus Boysenberry. A nesting set consists of a .3- .7- 1.5- and 3.-5 quart casseroles. 

For metal bakeware, an additional 14 new pieces will be available in the company’s non-stick aluminum Classic and Professional pans, including a loaf pan, 24-cavity mini muffin pan and 5-piece bakeware set made up of a loaf pan, square pan, cake pan, 12-cavity muffin pan and a jelly roll pan. Suggested retail prices for the Classic collection range from $14.99 to $79.99, and $24.99 to $99.99 for the Professional.

All pieces will be available at KitchenAid’s website starting January 2015. Additional pieces will be available at Kohl’s retail locations, including carrying lids for the Classic collection’s 12-cavity muffin pan and 9- by 13-inch cake pans.

For cookware, the company is expanding its cast iron collection with a cast iron grill pan with panini press. Designed with raised ridges across the entire pan, the grill pan delivers similar results to that of an outdoor grill, the company said. The pan measures 10- by 10-inches and is available in Almond Cream, Empire Red and Onyx Black coatings at a suggested retail price of $199.99. 

In a Tri-Ply Stainless Steel cookware collection, additions include a 13-inch wok and a wok steamer insert. Suggested retail price for the wok is $199.99, and the separate steamer insert is $112.99.