Superior craftsmanship and modern style make the Distinctive 36" Gas Cooktop a coveted kitchen appliance. Not only does it enhance the look of countertops and cabinetry alike, it brings a smile to the chef with its professional performance and innovative features. Ergonomic, angled die cast control knobs ease the cooking experience while a SimmerSear burner with melting feature offers up to 18,000 BTU for the ultimate in precision and control and the perfect simmer, sear or sauté every time. The one-piece spill basin catches any messes that may occur, simplifying clean up. And the exclusive PermaClean finish is scratch resistant, so even with tough scrubbing, the cooktop surface will remain beautiful for years to come.