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How to Clean Wolf Oven – Self Cleaning Solution

What is a Wolf Oven?

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Wolf ovens are designed to have the combined power of a microwave along with the broil and convection capabilities to make it an easy-to-use appliance. It prepares a wide variety of different food items in a much shorter time period. Wolf products are very durable and can last about an average of 20 years.
They are the epitome of world-class craftsmanship, powerful cooking abilities, and luxury design. Wolf ovens are the best and clear choice for those who demand precision in the kitchen such as home chefs who are always in need of high-quality cooking appliances. However, deep cleaning and conducting routine maintenance is necessary to get delicious dishes consistently

How to Clean the Inside of Your Wolf Oven(Racks Cleaning)

Although the exterior of the Wolf oven presents any kitchen as professional flair and contains a noticeable work of art and also requires cleaning, the interior of your Wolf oven demands some love too. 

There are two different types of interiors in Wolf ovens depending on the model. Wolf wall ovens have an interior coating of blue porcelain while the Wolf gas range has an interior coating of black porcelain. Both have similar cleaning processes with minor differences. Here we are mentioning the step-by-step cleaning process of the interior of Wolf Oven.

  • First of all, remove all the oven racks before starting the cleaning process. After that, remove crusty residue or any baked-on items that remain on the window or in the oven cavity. Scrape off all the tough-to-remove food particles present on windows or interior walls by using your trusty razor gently. After that, wipe away any loose debris by using a damp cloth. 
  • Then, Spray degreaser or use some mild abrasive cleaner (which help to dissolve) for stubborn stains of splattered grease and sauces which remain for longer period, especially when you have used the oven many times without cleaning the interior surface. To loosen up caked-on gunk, make use of degreaser like Pledge or Formula 409.
  • After that, use some non-scratch scrubbing pad such as Scotch-Brite for scrubbing those hard-to-clean stains so that there cause no damage or scratch on the interior side of your Wolf oven. After completing this process, there are still some remaining chemicals then wash away the debris with warm soapy water.
  • Lastly,You can use a Wolf recommended Signature Polish to increase the shine of your Wolf oven’s interior and give it a full glossy finish. But this is not a mandatory step.

How to Clean Stainless Steel Exterior

Try to make a habit of daily cleaning of your Wolf oven, or after every use so that it remains in pristine condition and there will not remain any buildup of grease and food debris. 

Use can use the following cleaners for this purpose:

  • Lemon Pledge 
  • Degreaser
  • Signature Polish 
  • Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polishes 

To clean the exterior of your Wolf oven, follow the steps given below:

  • If required, apply degreaser at first,you can use Easy off Dgreaser which is quite cheap and good in quality.let it sit for some time to break down grease, then wipe it away. Never spray any liquid or cleaning product directly onto the display head or other electronics as delicate controls could be damaged by direct spraying.
  • Never apply the cleaner directly on the appliance’s surface as it can leave some streaks so use the cloth for this purpose.
  • Make sure that the direction of cleaner and polish is the same to avoid any type of scratching or marring the finish. 
  • Keep the cleaner and cloth in contact with the surface while wiping down the appliance so that streaks could be prevented.

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Self-Cleaning Feature of Wolf Oven

Only those Wolf ovens which contain a blue porcelain interior, have the feature of self-cleaning while this option is not available in black interiors. Be careful while using this feature and completely follow all the self-cleaning instructions given in your user’s manual.

Wolf Oven Interior Cleaning Tips

While cleaning the interior of your Wolf oven, keep the following tips in mind so that you remain properly aware of how to take care of your oven. 

  • Do not let the stains of high sugar or acid content food (such as fresh juices, milk, or tomato sauces etc.) remain for a longer period. These stains cause the formation of permanent dull spots on the interior of porcelain if not cleaned immediately.
  • Do not use steam cleaners on the interior of Wolf ovens having blue porcelain cavity.
  • Never touch a hot porcelain surface with a cold sponge or a damp cloth, so wait for it to cool down. As hairline cracks can occur on porcelain due to sudden change in surface temperature. 
  • Use high quality Wolf Ovens, which provides easy oven cleaning action along with all other features. Cosmo F965 lectric Convection Wolf Oven is very high end Product when it comes to Wolf Ovens.Moreover if you are looking for Budget Friendly choice then Wolf Gourmet Elite Digital Countertop is Good choice as i personally using this.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How to clean a wolf oven that is not self-cleaning?

The self-clean option is not present in Wolf Gas Ranges. To clean the interior of the black porcelain oven, follow the steps given below:
1. To lift baked items from the window or oven cavity, use a razor blade.
2. Spray degreaser or use some mild abrasive cleaner for stubborn stains, after that scrub with a no-scratch Scotch-Brite™ pad for deep cleaning.
3. To detach all cleaning chemicals, wash the oven cavity thoroughly with water and soap. 

How long does it take to clean a Wolf oven?

The Wolf oven will take 2 hours for self-clean and 1 hour for cooling down. To start the cleaning cycle, click enter twice and change the bezel to OFF position when cleaning is done and you want to stop the cleaning cycle. The door of the oven will remain locked for some time until the safe temperature is achieved by the oven.

Can you use oven cleaner on a Wolf oven?

In Wolf ovens, Fume Free Oven Cleaner Like Diversey Oven Cleaner can be used which comes in a blue can and it is the best Easy-Off product and is lemon-scented, thus best for Wolf oven. Other products such as Norwex products which are designed for stainless steel or glass are also safe to use on Wolf products.


So i have told you several ways to clean your wolf oven by using a very cost-effective approach. My suggestion is to go for self-cleaning wolf ovens if you are hesitant to clean or you have no time to do these kinds of stuff.


Hi, I’m Shelly, a chef by profession and a writer by passion. Here you will find genuine and researched-based information and reviews of all kitchen-related products. Because I have been a professional chef for many years and under my keen observation I have used all kinds of kitchen gadgets. And now, I want to share my personal experiences with the audience through this Blog. I assure you, the information provided here will make your kitchen life much easier.

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