The name KitchenAid was invented when the wife of a company executive received a prototype of the now famous stand mixer for Christmas. She stated, “I don’t care what you call it, but I know it’s the best kitchen aid I’ve ever had”. (Wikipedia/KitchenAid)
The KitchenAid home appliance brand is currently owned by Whirlpool. Ventilation systems, refrigerators, dishwashers, in-sink disposals, wall ovens, stove/ranges, and cook tops are produced under the KitchenAid brand. KitchenAid appliances are well made, and as part of Whirlpool, a good supply of appliance parts is always available.