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BlueStar Introduces Complete Chef-Inspired Kitchen Suite at 2017 International Builders Show

January 9, 2017

Experience the power and performance of BlueStar® through live, onsite cooking demos at booth #W2519

Blandon, PA, January 9 – BlueStar®, manufacturer of high-performance appliances for the home – and a trailblazer in color innovation – is unveiling a full commercial-style kitchen suite, including premium, built-in refrigeration, at the American Gas Association IBS Booth #W2519.  Additionally, BlueStar® will introduce two cutting-edge color collections and showcase its superior performance capabilities with live demos throughout the show.

On display for the first time at the show will be the award-winning BlueStar® 36-inch Built-in Refrigerator, which provides a seriously fresh take on a premium food preservation that redefines the art of cooling.  Featuring commercial style design and performance, the new refrigeration line offers advanced food preservation capabilities, unique features for the discerning home chef and unmatched customization options.  Home chefs can create a true commercial-grade, bespoke kitchen with professional level performance with a BlueStar® range, ventilation hood and now chef-inspired refrigeration.

BlueStar’s unparalleled color innovation will be on full display.  Two cutting-edge collections, Matte colors and the latest addition to the Pantone Color of the Year selections, will be presented for the first time.  A 48-inch Platinum range will be decked out in velvety Matte Sapphire Blue, part of the new Matte collection which includes bold standouts like Matte Red and classic, on-trend neutrals like Matte Grey.  To celebrate the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year, a 36-inch BlueStar range will be shown in “Greenery”.  Both collections offer home chefs a full color palate to unleash their inner designer and create a bespoke kitchen design.

BlueStar® will be hosting live cooking demonstrations on January 10th and 11th so that show attendees can personally experience the power and performance of a BlueStar® range.  Scheduled times are Tuesday, January 10th at 10:00am; 11:00am; 2:00pm and 3:00pm; and Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:00am; 11:00am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

Inspired by Chefs, Powered by BlueStar®, for Seamless Cooling to Cooking

All BlueStar® products are designed to withstand the rigors of the busiest home kitchens.  BlueStar® gas ranges, provide the home chef with a cooking experience that only can be matched by a restaurant kitchen environment.  Its powerful burners provide up to 25,000 BTUs of cooking power for consistent, controlled heat.  And for delicate soups and sauces, no stove matches BlueStar’s gentle 130-degree simmer burner.  The ovens are large enough to hold a full size commercial sheet pan.

The BlueStar® Built-In Refrigerator offers unique features for the home chef and enthusiastic home entertainer.  The Refrigerator features an innovative, commercial-style design with professional grade elements like durable 304 grade stainless steel interiors and stainless steel and glass shelves and drawers.  There is a dual compressor system – one for the fridge and another for the freezer – for optimum food preservation and advanced odor control.  The Refrigerator’s fully extending bottom shelf is designed to fit a full-size commercial sheet pan – as is the freezer itself – that way, extra-large pans prepped with pastry or hors d’oeuvres can go straight from the refrigerator or freezer into an oversized BlueStar oven, another brand hallmark.

The BlueStar® Refrigerator just won the 2016 GOOD DESIGN Award, the world’s most prestigious, recognized and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies.  It also was recognized as an Honoree in the prestigious Interior Design 2016 Best of the Year Awards.

Unmatched Customization Options

BlueStar® offers unsurpassed performance and virtually unlimited options for personalization, including 750 colors and trims as well as customizable cooking surfaces, swing and French doors, and restaurant-inspired accessories such as salamander broilers and French Tops.

BlueStar® offers curated groupings of unique finishes to stimulate the design process.  In addition to the new Matte color collection, BlueStar® exclusive color collections include its popular Precious Metals featuring copper, enchanted silver and other metallic; the award-winning Textures collection and the gem-inspired Jewel Tones.  An interactive website tool, ‘Build Your Own BlueStar’, allows consumers to customize a new BlueStar® range – from the burner configuration to the color of the knobs.

“Commercial-style appliances are hot for both the serious and aspiring home chef – an a hot commodity in the real estate world.  These premium appliances are an opportunity for true differentiation by the builder, remodeler or kitchen designer,” said Eliza Sheffield, President, BlueStar®.  “While pro-style kitchens have been desirable for years, we continue to take things to the next level with unique options to personalize the space, from the use of color to complete cooktop customization.  The options are virtually limitless.”

BlueStar® cooking and refrigeration products are designed for discerning home chefs who demand restaurant quality results in their own kitchens.  In business since 1880, the Pennsylvania-based manufacturer specializes in handcrafted gas ranges, cooktops, electric and gas wall ovens and complementary kitchen ventilation hoods and premium refrigeration.  The company’s spectrum of highly innovative appliances stays true to an authentic restaurant kitchen experience at home.  Available in over 750+ colors and finishes, and with almost infinite configuration possibilities, BlueStar® offers unmatched options for customization.

 

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