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All-new built-in refrigeration | press release | BlueStar

January 19, 2016

BlueStar Unveils All-New Built-In Refrigeration Line at Design & Construction Week


Chef-Inspired Performance Plus the Ability to Create Custom Statement Kitchens.

Las Vegas, NV, January 19 – BlueStar®, manufacturer of professional-grade appliances for the home, will showcase its first Built-in Refrigeration Line featuring chef-inspired design, premium performance and unlimited customization, during Design & Construction Week.

Since 1880, the Pennsylvania-based manufacturer has specialized in handcrafted gas ranges, cooktops, electric and gas wall ovens and complementary kitchen hoods. The new built-in refrigeration line boasts the same superior craftsmanship, unsurpassed performance and stylized customization as the company’s legendary cooking equipment.

BlueStar® has innovated a seriously fresh take on premium food preservation that redefines the art of cooling. Every aspect of the design has been carefully considered, from the stainless steel interior to the versatile color and metal trim options.

“We set out to design a unique line and take both the performance and design in the premium refrigeration category to the next level,” said Eliza Sheffield, vice president-marketing, BlueStar®.

“Luxury buyers desire high-end, professional appliances in the kitchen and they expect choices. Customers from the professional to the aspiring home chef have asked for a refrigerator that fits the needs of a true chef’s kitchen, both in terms of performance and aesthetics,” said Sheffield.

Inspired by Chefs, Powered by BlueStar®

The new BlueStar® Built-In Refrigeration Line is designed to offer true commercial styling and performance. The 36-inch built-in refrigerator features stainless steel throughout the interior as well as stainless steel and glass shelves and drawers. Rugged commercial construction includes an articulating hinge that enables built-in or flush mounting. Dramatic ramp-on LED lighting, which reflects beautifully off the metal interiors, adds a clean brightness to the interior. The intuitive OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) touch-screen control features a crisp display and offers advanced features like Max Ice, a setting that lets you make extra ice whenever needed.

There is a dual compressor system — one for the fridge and another for the freezer — for optimum food preservation and advanced odor control. Two separate compressors mean the air stays chambered in the proper area so that the moist air stays in the refrigerator and doesn’t mix with the drier air of the freezer. And, true to its tradition of manufacturing at home, BlueStar® is designing and building its refrigeration line in the U.S.

Welcome to the Future of Home Entertaining

The BlueStar® Refrigeration Line offers unique features for the home chef and enthusiastic home entertainer. The refrigerator’s fully extending bottom shelf is designed to fit a full-size commercial sheet pan — as is the freezer shelf – 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 refrigerator also features extra-large, fully-extending drawers with soft, self-close glides, making it easy to access items quickly and easily. The interior is fully customizable, so that shelves and bins can be easily changed to fit any entertaining need. The oversized freezer offers metal drawers featuring soft, self-close glides plus an automatic icemaker with filtered ice.

Unlimited Customization Options

Available in stainless steel and more than 750 color and finish combinations to match BlueStar® cooking and ventilation products, the built-in refrigerator also offers the option of right or left side handles in 10 metal trims including stainless steel, brass and copper. With a choice in trims, colors and interior configuration possibilities, BlueStar® refrigeration offers creative options for personalization and function.

“From cooking and cooling to enticing and inspiring, the BlueStar chef-grade suite is fully equipped to help home chefs make the most of every moment in the kitchen,” said Sheffield. “We are excited to offer a complete BlueStar kitchen: range, cooktop, oven, hood and now, refrigeration. BlueStar has everything you need to gear up, get serious and cook, cool and entertain like a pro.”