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KitchenAid KODT100ESS review

The KitchenAid KODT100ESS is a built-in wall oven with plenty of cooking space. This electric wall double oven provides a combined 10 cubic feet of cooking space, making it one of the largest wall double ovens available. It also provides easy-to-use touch controls.

KitchenAid KODT100ESS review
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Our Verdict

The KitchenAid KODT100ESS has lots of great features including its large capacity and temperature probe, but it doesn’t have a handy defrost function like other models.

For

  • Large capacity
  • Self-cleaning function
  • Touch controls
  • Even-Heat Preheat function

Against

  • No convection cooking technology
  • Small warranty
  • No defrost or dehydrate functions

The KitchenAid KODT100ESS is a built-in wall oven with plenty of cooking space. 

Complete with touch controls and a large capacity, this oven is ideal for families. 

As part of our research, we’ve written lots of double wall oven reviews. To see which models came out on top, head to the best electric wall double ovens. If it’s a freestanding oven you’re after, check out our round up of the best electric cooktop ranges

KitchenAid KODT100ESS electric wall oven: What you need to know  

The standout feature of this wall double oven is its large interior. Both the upper and lower ovens provide 5 cubic feet of cooking space. This makes it easy to cook multiple dishes at one time. It comes with three racks for the upper oven and three for the lower oven. This allows you to customize the space and to cook multiple dishes at the same time.

Both the upper and lower ovens feature thermal cooking technology only; there is no convection mode. Convection ovens, like the one in the Viking RVDOE330SS, circulate hot air with fans so that food cooks faster and more evenly than it would in a standard thermal oven. 

KitchenAid KODT100ESS electric wall oven: Features  

The controls on this oven are fairly straightforward. Touch controls are located above both ovens. The touch controls include basic settings as well as a number pad, so you can easily enter exact times and temperatures instead of scrolling through numbers to get to your desired setting.

Another feature of this electric wall double oven is its Even-Heat Preheat option. With this setting, the oven reaches the desired temperature throughout the interior, and you don't have to worry about cold walls or cold pockets that may cause your food to cook unevenly. The oven also features a self-cleaning option to remove spilled food and debris. A temperature probe is built into the oven, which helps you know when your food has reached a safe temperature to eat. However, there is no warming feature, defrost or dehydrate options. A one-year parts and labor manufacturer warranty is included on this oven, which is relatively short considering the price of the oven. 

Should you buy the KitchenAid KODT100ESS electric wall oven? 

The KitchenAid KODT100ESS double wall oven's combined 10 cubic feet of cooking space and six racks allow you to cook multiple dishes at once. It also boasts easy-to-use controls and a handful of features such as self-cleaning and a temperature probe. As a simple and large electric wall double oven, the KitchenAid KODT100ESS is designed to provide powerful results.