Microwaves are no strangers to convenience. They are perfect little appliances when it comes to meal-making magic; just take a food product out of the freezer, follow the directions that were so thoughtfully printed on the wrapper and--just like magic--a ready-made meal appears. Even for those who prefer to actually cook a meal the old-fashioned way, the microwave can be a useful tool for more than just heating up leftovers.
The Bertazzoni KO 30 PROX Ventilation Microwave Oven offers something for everybody. The double-duty microwave, styled to match Bertazzoni's Design Series and Professional Series appliances, installs over the range, and hides a ventilation fan in its housing. Finished in stainless steel and completed with a black glass door, the finely detailed appliance (its control display features white digits on a black background) makes for an impressive solution for two everyday kitchen needs.
With integrated sensor cooking, the microwave aspect of the machine is not to be overlooked. The 1,000-watt microwave oven has a 1.5-cubic-foot capacity and 11 power levels, and is well-suited for a variety of uses. While to some it may just be a popcorn machine, to others the microwave holds a more sophisticated allure. Its ability to use sensor controls for reheat, defrost and cook may make the appliance seem magical to some, but with the absence of smoke it's probably just based on good old-fashioned science. Probably.