July 25, 2005 Now we also found it hard to believe that a retractable oven door hadn’t been done before because some people have really tiny apartments and it’s just so darned logical to have a door that doesn’t take up all that kitchen real estate, particularly if there are kids around with it being so hot and burny-burny and all. But it’s true. Manufacturer Oven Elite claims it’s the latest innovation in traditional wall oven design and it is a good idea, so there you have it … the Door-a-way.