Italian brand Elica, has dominated the cooker hood and hob market for the last 37 years, notably winning numerous design awards for their style and innovation.
Their huge range of hoods include built-in, island, wall mounted, canopy, corner, ceiling and downdraft, which are all becoming increasingly popular.
Elica hoods have shown many times that they are capable of becoming the perfect decorative edition to your kitchen, thanks to their different elegance and style they give.
Elica also bring quality and reliability into play as their hoods purify the air like no other.
A lot of their hoods have the ability to be either ducted-out or recirculated which gives you the option to put it anywhere in the kitchen. A lot of their premium hoods are also utterly silent with an A rated db, and have energy classes of A or A+ energy rating.
Elica's trendiest and most popular product includes their famous range of 'NikolaTesla', which include a combined feature of two appliances, an induction hob and a hood all built into one single unit. These aspirational hobs and hood combis are equipped with extraordinary features to make cooking more convenient, such as the autocapture will automatically adjust the speed of the hood, whilst you are cooking. The 'NikolaTesla' range also have all the advantages of induction hobs, such as rapid heating, easy cleaning and safe cooking.
Other features include a double bridge function that combines each of the cooking zones so you can put larger pots or more pans on at the same time.
NikolaTesla One was Elica's first aspirating induction hob that combined two features into one amazing product.
The NikolaTesla One offers all of the latest induction features as well as removing any unwanted odours and steam from when your cooking. This hob has been designed to look smart with easy control nob that you simply slide to get 9 different power levels. Its superb look is also supported with excellent features including combining cooking zones together to put large pans in the middle or even put more than two on.
The NikolaTesla One come with a 5 year parts and labour warranty and can be either duct out or re-circulated back into the room.
has the latest and most efficient downdraft extraction available where its able to optimise the amount of steam or odours from escaping into the atmosphere. The high performance represented by the Switch is completely flush with the cooker top surface where it only has a cast iron ring, and glass circle that flaps down to release the full power of the hood.
Impressive features on the Switch includes sensors that automatically adjust the extraction speed and power consumption. The Switch also comes with a control interface that is easy to use thanks to five direct sliders that allow you to adjust the temperature on each of the cooking zones. Much like the NikolaTesla one it has a double bridge function that can combine heating zones together to cook more pans or even just one large one.
Elica are the first ever to combine a gas hob with a built in hood that can extract the grease or steam using its high effective downdraft extraction. This new feature is perfectly safe, and provides something more advanced and trendy for those who still love cooking with gas fire. The design of Flame looks smart with its tempered glass that’s available in black or grey, which comes with cast iron pan support.
Elica advanced technology has created the perfect balance for the burner flame to always remain stable whilst the hood is on, which prevents any loss of efficiency when the aspiration is on. The burners feature a double crown so they handle large pans or even delicate dishes where the heat is spread across a further diameter. The NikolaTesla Flame is 88cm wide and can be either ducted out or recirculated back into the atmosphere.
The NikolaTesla Libra is the most advanced induction hob out of all of the whole Elica range with the built in Aspiration hood. The Libra has the same professional look as the Prime with its cast iron grill on top, however built into the hood is also an integrated scale that allows you to weigh the food directly at any time or temperature. Having a scale always at arm’s reach will help you follow steps on each recipe, where function include weights to be saved or set back to zero so new ingredients can be added in the same pan.
The NikolaTesla Libra has won many awards for its innovative design, that can look apart in any kitchen. The Libra comes with the same additional functions as the Prime and Switch, making it easy to use, and easy to cook with large pans or saucepans. The Libra is available in white or black, and can be either ducted out or recirculated back into the atmosphere.
The NikolaTesla Prime is another addition of the Elica induction range with the built in aspiration system. The prime is unique by its cast iron grill on top, which conceals and protects the hood. This new aesthetics looks professional in any kitchen, and both the glass hob and cast iron grille can be easily cleaned. The grille especially is easy to clean as it can be conveniently washed in the dishwasher.
The Prime has a autocapture function that will automatically turn on the hood and will adjust depending on the number of cooking zones and power settings the hob is on. The Prime is 83cm wide, and like all of Elica hob can be either recirculated or ducted/vented out.