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BlueStar Platinum vs. GE Monogram 30-Inch Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Jessica Petrino

If you are in the market for a professional-style range chances are you are a serious home chef, looking for an upscale industrial-style range. Whether it's looks or function, you have many options in the professional range market.

There are two kinds of professional ranges or pro ranges. Residential brands have designed their pro ranges with more features, whereas commercial companies have stayed true to the fewer features, more power of a commercial range.

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Topics: GE Monogram, Ranges, BlueStar

BlueStar vs. GE Monogram French Door Wall Ovens (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by John Ramsay V

You may or may not have read our blog on the benefits of side-swing and French door wall ovens but you probably have seen such an oven with a French door like on a fridge.

They are very sleek looking and save you the trouble of lifting several pounds of weight over a normal drop down oven door. They are not very popular yet, although they make a lot of sense.

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Topics: GE Monogram, Wall Ovens, BlueStar

Thermador Pro Steam vs. BlueStar 48-Inch Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Jeff Tarascio

The 48-inch range market is filled with verygood products. The Pro was first introduced for residential use by Viking in the 1980’s and have since become an extremely popular appliance choice for high-end kitchens. Now, your options for a pro-style range are almost limitless.

Brands such as Thermador, Miele, Dacor, Wolf, Viking, Capital, BlueStar, Jenn-Air, and DCS are all manufacturers of pro-style ranges for the residential market, but that’s where the similarities end.

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Topics: Thermador, Professional Ranges, BlueStar

Wolf vs. BlueStar 30 Inch All Gas Pro Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Chris Tavares

Wolf and BlueStar are both American, family-owned companies. In many ways, these two ranges are similar, without advanced controls unlike Jenn-Air, Miele or even Wolf''s own dual fuel range.

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Topics: Wolf, Professional Ranges, BlueStar

BlueStar vs. Capital 30 Inch Pro Gas Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by John Ramsay V

 

Pro ranges have become more advanced over the years. Thermador has their star burners. Jenn-Air has an  LCD screen with convection conversion. Miele features steam for bread making as one touch controls. Wolf has their thermostatic twin convection in their dual fuel range.

On the other side, you compare BlueStar and Capital, both similar industrial, high-powered ranges.

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Topics: Capital, Professional Cooking, BlueStar

Miele Dual Fuel vs. BlueStar 36 Inch Professional Gas Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by William Hanley

Pro ranges are more different than ever. There are the high-tech versions like Miele, Jenn-Air, and the dual fuel Wolf. On the opposite spectrum are the low tech ranges like the equally respectable Thermador, Viking Brigade and BlueStar

As you are about to discover, a low tech does not mean bad. There are advantages to both Miele and BlueStar. However, they have zero in common. Seriously, after you read this article, you will choose one direction or the other for many reasons.

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Topics: Miele, Professional Ranges, BlueStar

Jenn-Air vs. BlueStar Gas 48 Inch Professional Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Brett Lucero

It is amazing, but these products have almost nothing in common. The burners, oven, griddle and controls (or lack of) all work differently. Jenn-Air, like Wolf and Miele, is commercial with the clock, timers of a residential range. BlueStar is simply a restaurant range modified for the home.

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Topics: Jenn-Air, Professional Ranges, BlueStar

BlueStar vs. Miele Rangetops (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by John Ramsay V

After you look at Capital, Wolf, Miele,Thermador, Dacor, Viking and BlueStar, you will notice two different types of rangetops.

First, are more powerful rangetops manufactured by commercial companies like BlueStar and Capital.

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Topics: Miele, Rangetops, BlueStar

BlueStar vs. Capital Professional Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Chris Tavares

Professional-style ranges have a commercial appearance, yet are intended for residential use.

There are two types of professional-style ranges you can buy: Professional-style ranges manufactured by companies specializing in commercial grade appliances, and professional-style ranges manufactured by companies specializing in residential appliances.

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Topics: Professional Ranges, Capital, BlueStar

BlueStar 30 Inch Platinum Gas Professional Ranges (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

BlueStar is a very different range than any other product currently on the market. In a world of highly technical dual fuel, all stainless ranges, BlueStar is a more powerful, customizable gas-only range.

It is a very different solidly made range, but only for a certain type of chef. We will look at the company as well as the features of their Platinum range along with some comparisons to other ranges. At the end, you can decide if BlueStar is right for you and your family.

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Topics: Ranges, BlueStar

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