BlueStar™ - Genuine Restaurant Ranges for the Home™ - manufactures high-performance gas ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, vent hoods and cookware for the residential market. The company's unique open burner system produces 22,000 BTU of cooking power, resulting in shorter cooking times and an even simmer. Each BlueStar range is hand-crafted in Reading, Pennsylvania and features burners that can be custom configured at the time of order. Most BlueStar models are available in 190 colors, a no extra charge. BlueStar™ is a manufacturer of high-performance gas ranges and cooktops for the residential market. Founded in 1880 under the Prizer-Painter name, the company was originally a manufacturer of high-powered professional ranges for other brands, most notably the Garland line. In 2002, Prizer introduced its own professional style ranges to the residential market, under the BlueStar name. With technology and performance usually only found in professional ranges, BlueStar is a true genuine restaurant range for the home. Today, BlueStar is widely considered the range of choice for top chefs and cooking enthusiasts who demand true cooking performance.