#08 - Top Ten Kitchen Trends of 2017 - Kitchen Tune-up

#08 - Top Ten Kitchen Trends of 2017 - Kitchen Tune-up

#08 - Top Ten Kitchen Trends of 2017 - Kitchen Tune-up

Jeff was on Libby's  Luncheonette  WCHE1520.com  http://wche1520.com/project/libbys-luncheonette/
Jeff is a regular on her show on every Monday around 12:40pm


Use of technology in the kitchen is increasing. About one third of NKBA professionals
included wiring and pathways for future tech integration. Also trending upwards: more
Internet connected appliances and docking stations.
  • Samsung Family Hub smart fridge with Android OS- camera to see what in fridge, internet connected- see from phone, built in touch screen offers recipe suggestions, streams music, and will let you automatically reorder food
  • Imagine having a smart oven filled with tasty recipes. The new Miele 48-inch Dual Fuel Range, controlled via a touch screen panel or even a mobile app, offers more than 100 different cooking programs and recipes at your fingertips. Miele is working with IBM to develop an even more detailed recipe database called Chef Watson. In the vein of Google Recipes, its WiFi-enabled internal computer will suggest a recipe based simply on available ingredients. It offers up caloric values and suggested cooking times and temperatures.
  • The maker movement introduced 3D-printed versions of everything from car parts to human prosthetics, so it was just a matter of time before 3D printing entered the kitchen. XYZPrinting’s 3D Food Printer specializes in molding cookie dough into any size and shaping it into anything. Though the limited scope and hefty price tag suggest a niche market for now, it’s not hard to imagine a creative baker having a field day.
  • Appliance giant Whirlpool dazzled the industry with the “kitchen of the future” prototype 2.0 in early 2015. Whirlpool is developing a touch-screen cooktop with induction-powered burners and social media integration within the kitchen software for recipe ideas and sharing. According to The Verge, Whirlpool predicts the concept will see the market within five years.
  • Advantium MW from GE that offers convection cooking, MW and speed cooking
  • USB outlets for charging your devices- in outlets or out of the way hidden
  • Crock-Pot with Wemo- that provides a phone app connection to your crock pot so you can turn the temp up or down remotely if your running late or earlier than expected- monitor the progress of your meal remotely
  • Pancakebot- will draw a perfectly customized pancake that will make you the talk of the neighborhood. Enter the picture/design you want (which can range from a character to an animal to a logo), pour the batter in the bottle and watch it go to work.