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BlueStar Launches Revitalized Kitchen Hood Line

May 25, 2020

Unmatched customization and enhanced performance distinguish all new BlueStar® kitchen hood line2

BLANDON, PA, May 20 – BlueStar®, manufacturer of commercial-style, customizable appliances for the home, is relaunching its expansive line of kitchen hoods, and, at the same time, is bringing together its existing hood lines, including the Prizer Hoods and Abbaka brands, under the venerable BlueStar® name. The enhanced line features professional-level power, intuitive controls and new innovative designs for a unique statement in the kitchen. With BlueStar’s unsurpassed customization capabilities, any kitchen hood can be designed-to-order in an endless combination of patterns, sizes, designs and materials. All BlueStar® range hoods are handcrafted in the U.S.A., in the heart of Pennsylvania.

“Our all new line of professionally-inspired luxury kitchen hoods is crafted for kitchen designers, architects and homeowners who demand cutting-edge design and state-of-the-art performance. Customers can design a completely coordinated BlueStar professional home kitchen suite where custom ventilation complements premium cooking equipment and refrigeration,” said Eliza Sheffield, BlueStar® President. “This bespoke approach to kitchen ventilation empowers homeowners to re-energize their kitchen space.”

The new and improved BlueStar® ventilation line features a completely upgraded internal ventilation system for enhanced performance and ease of use. The powerful three-speed fan features a delayed stop to ensure superior heat and smoke removal and optimize grease capture. A fourth Power Boost speed can be selected for high-smoke cooking. The innovative multi-stage grease capture system starts with durable, dishwasher safe, stainless steel baffle filters that improve air flow and capture of cooking grease. The second stage is an inner shield that works to distribute air flow evenly across the entire cooking surface while capturing any grease that may come through. Finally, an easily removable grease tray collects any final residual grease. The new energy-efficient LED lighting, with dimmable capabilities, perfectly highlights your cooking surface for improved visibility. All settings are operated by a discreet push button control panel system.

BlueStar® ventilation hoods provide optimal exhaust with whisper-quiet operation that does not interfere with conversation while entertaining. Choose from either high performance internal, in-line or remote blowers. All blowers are designed to complement BlueStar’s high-BTU cooking products. Internal blowers are available in 600 and 1200CFMs; in-line blowers are available in 600 and 1200CFMs and the company’s industry-leading Hy-Ex remote blowers are available in 1000 and 1400 CFMs. The line accommodates top or rear discharge to meet the demands of any kitchen. BlueStar® hoods are available in 30”, 36”, 42”, 48”, 54”, 60”, 66” width sizes or custom sizes.

“Professional-level cooking equipment needs to be paired with correct ventilation to maximize results,” said Sheffield. “Commercial-style cooking appliances produce more heat and higher flames than their lower-power counterparts. It’s critical to choose a kitchen ventilation hood that can keep up.”

In addition to providing cutting-edge performance, the new and improved BlueStar® ventilation offers unmatched customization. Every BlueStar® kitchen hood can be painted in over 1,000+ colors and finishes or built with 13 different metals including stainless steel, brass or copper. Mix and match kitchen finishes or other BlueStar® kitchen appliances in almost endless combinations; combine with distinctive hardware such as utensil rails, strapping or rivets for maximum impact. For the ultimate in luxury hoods, BlueStar® hoods can customized to the customer’s precise design and specifications for the perfect focal point in any kitchen design.

Each hood is handcrafted in Pennsylvania with precision on state-of-the-art equipment to ensure consistency and quality. Built to meet professional standards inside and out, BlueStar ® kitchen hoods combine world-class design with the latest in professional ventilation technology. For more information, visit