La Cornue Stoves: at the heart of the kitchen
Founded in 1908, the La Cornue company is legendary for its beautiful stoves made to order for the great kitchens of France. Guided by the idea that "true values and just principles never diminish with age," La Cornue chairman Xavier Dupuy has said, "Every cooker we build has a soul." To the connoisseur, a La Cornue stove is the absolute best.
Below you'll find information on color and trims, product specifications and frequently asked questions.
Featuring the same attention to design and performance that characterize all La Cornue stoves, the CornuFé Series is the most accessible La Cornue yet. By utilizing innovative new manufacturing technology, La Cornue is able to offer the CornueFé in a variety of beautiful, preconfigured color combinations that are available for immediate delivery.
The cinq-étoiles (five-star) Château series combines the latest technology with technical and aesthetic features that are pure La Cornue. The ovens' unique vaulted ceiling creates natural heat convection that envelopes food with a constant temperature. The classic design is offered in brushed stainless-steel or beautiful porcelain enamel. And for the cooktop configuration, the choice is yours – with options that include gas, electric, ceramic and magnetic induction combinations. Please call 877-LACORNUE for more information.
|Le Grand Palais 180||Le Château 120|
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|Le Château 165||Le Château 90|
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|Le Château 150||Le Château 75|
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Château Series Frequently Asked Questions
What distinguishes the Château Series from other professional-quality stoves?
The Château Series delivers a superior cooking appliance that embraces and embodies fine French cooking. From start to finish, each stove is custom built to the specifications of its owner, entirely by hand, using parts crafted from the finest metals and other materials. Upon completion, the owner's name is engraved on a brass plaque fastened to the stove. The beauty of each model goes beyond its distinctive look and choices of 26 colors and 12 metal finishes. The combination of features like the vaulted ovens, simmering plate, and grill and griddle options distinguish the Château Series from every other commercial-or professional-quality stove.
Why is one oven heated by gas, the other by electricity?
Both ovens create the quality of heat and humidity that are ideal for certain types of foods. In the gas oven, moist intense heat is perfect for roasting meats and poultry, as well as for baking bread. The electric oven, with top and bottom elements, is better suited to baking pastries and casseroles.
After I order a Château Series range, when will it be delivered?
The estimated delivery date quoted at the time of order generally allows a lead time of 12 to 14 weeks. Each range is hand assembled by one worker over a period of three months, then shipped to the United States via air freight. When ordering, remember that the company's workshop closes for the entire month of August.