Magic Chef gas stoves stopped being manufactured in 1998, however, there are still many in service today. Parts are easy to find. Vintage stoves can be found on sites such as eBay.
Magic Chef was a branch of American Stove Company, which started using the brand imprint in 1929. American Stove Company changed the name of their entire corporation to Magic Chef in 1951 due to the success of the brand. Over the years, many companies have owned the Magic Chef name. Stoves manufactured in 1957 were made by Food Giant Markets, while those manufactured from 1958 to1969 were made by Dixie Products. Gaffers and Satler made the stoves from 1969 to 1986. The Maytag Corporation bought Magic Chef in 1986 and continued to make gas ranges under the name until 1998.