About Kenwood

At Kenwood we proudly design and manufacture cutting edge, stylish and efficient kitchen appliances since 1947.

As the expert in food preparation, our focus is to ensure every Kenwood product enhances your enjoyment of cooking, producing consistently high quality results with the greatest of ease.

Whichever Kenwood product you choose, you can be sure to create the perfect dish every time.

Be inspired

With the confidence to prepare great food for all occasions, you will find the versatility of our products really help you to create more. You will quickly discover new ideas, new dishes and new recipes to make every meal special.

Thanks to its timeless design, your Kenwood product will continue to grace your kitchen over generations. Our appliances’ looks are as durable as their quality build, guaranteeing an astute investment that will continue to delight years after years.

  • 1947, Kenneth Wood set up a company, The Kenwood Manufacturing Company in his garage in Woking in the south of London - UK. The first KENWOOD product ever launched was the A100, a toaster with a clever ability to turn over the toast.
  • 1950, he invented the KENWOOD Chef. This innovative kitchen assistant was equipped with a unique and unusual system: 3 Outlets, each with a different power speed, making it possible to prepare an infinite number of delicious recipes in record time! KENWOOD very quickly became an expert in food preparation.
  • 1960’s Kenwood moved to Havant close to Portsmouth - UK, to have a larger facility to produce more kitchen machines. The Kenwood chef then became a worldwide success.
  • 1989, Kenwood invested in a factory based in China (Tricom).
  • 1993, Kenwood group expanded by acquiring Waymaster. Then a year later, Ariete, an Italian manufacturer of steam products.
  • 1997, the company now has more than 80 international distributors. Sadly Mr Kenneth Wood passed away, aged 81.
  • 2001, Kenwood became part of the De’Longhi group strengthening its manufacturing, investment in new products and its international commercial network even further.
  • 2009, Kenwood invents the Cooking Chef. The first kitchen machine with a built in induction heating element, which cooks and mixes at the same time.