After six months since I purchased the Dacor built-in refrigerator, Dacor couldn't even ship the proper installation parts and my refrigerator is still not working.
1. Their high end $11K Dacor built-in refrigerator cannot even be installed. Wasted five months communicating with both Dacor and they retailer AppliancesConnection. After five months they were still able to ship the proper missing installation parts.
Over the past five months, I talked to six different team members in Dacor customer support team, escalated to customer support lead and also talked to their regional technical manager, none of them is able to solve my problem and ship the right installation parts.
A) Their process is extremely messy. Their customer support team had no idea about installation requirement of the refrigerator. And the request from their customer support team is declined by their internal Parts department again and again, only to find out installation parts should've shipped by the retailer. This is extremely confusing now and no one in the team seems to understand the right process.
B) After Dacor acquired by Samsung, their manufacturing process is very messy and parts are extremely confusing. There's one version of required installation parts in Dacor manual and one version of Samsung parts in the Parts guide, and no one in the team seems to understand the difference and how to map from one to another (they insist on sending me Samsung parts instead, claiming they're compatible). I am now the expert myself to understand all their parts and able to identify many problems in their manual.
2. As a high end brand, Dacor doesn't seem to care about their customer at all. As a customer who did kitchen remodeling and had no refrigerator to use for five months, no one in the team seems to care about their brand or their customers. With this huge gap in the process, no one thinks about the problem from their customer's perspective or shared empathy with me. Dacor as a brand is really bad and I am extremely disappointed in both their product and services.