Hot New Products from the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show

Bertazzoni’s Cooking RangesItalian manufacturer Bertazzoni has unveiled its comprehensive line of elegantly designed cooking systems in a multitude of sizes. The freestanding ranges, built-in cook tops, ventilation hoods and coordinated accessories offer accurate cooking performance and imaginative details.The latest Bertazzoni product offerings include the Professional Series and the Heritage Series models in gas and dual fuel options.The Elegant Heritage Series [1] comes in 30-, 36- and 48-in. options and is available in crema (beige), nero (black) and vino (burgundy). The suggested retail pricing in the U.S starts at $4,299 for the 30-in., $4,849 for the 36-in. and $7,999 for the 48-in.The Professional Series [2] combines bold colors, clean and symmetrical lines with functional, ergonomic styling. This series of cooking ranges come in sizes and proportions that fit most kitchens. The Professional Series 24-in. is available in classic stainless steel; 30-in. model is available in rosso (red), crema (beige), nero (black) and vino (burgundy); and the 36-in. and 48-in. models are available in stainless steel as well as verde (green), bianco (white), rosso (red), crema (beige), nero (black), blu (blue), giallo (yellow) and vino (burgundy). The retail pricing ranges from $2,149 to $6,499.www.bertazzoni-italia.comLiberty Hardware ManufacturingThe new Crystal Lace decorative hardware collection from Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Corp., to be featured for the first time at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Chicago, features the 3-in. bar pulls [3] and 38mm bar knobs [4]. The hardware can be installed on any cabinetry to add beauty or a unique touch. The Crystal Lace collection is finished in satin nickel and black, satin nickel and blue or satin nickel and clear and is offered in three color choices that can create an elegant, sophisticated look or simply add a pop of color. The suggested retail prices for this collection range from $14.99 to $24.99.www.libertyhardware.comAn Easy to Reach Convection Oven From Fagor AmericaThe new convection oven models from Fagor America that are debuting at Kitchen and Bath Industry Show include the 24-in. side opening oven [5] and the 30-in. oven [6]. The European convection system features a third heating element that surrounds the two-speed fan, which circulates pre-heated air for more even distribution of heat and faster cooking.  It is easier to reach inside the 24-in. side-opening oven due to left and right side opening doors. This model comes with eight cooking programs, retractable controls, ventilated steam outlet, easy to clean enamel, and a child safety lock. The oven also features a pizza function.The new 30-in. oven with the dehydrate function is suited for steam cooking of fish or vegetables. It offers six cooking programs for easy baking or cooking. In addition, the oven has a self clean system with an automatic door lock function during the self-clean mode.Fagor’s 30-in. convection oven also comes with a temperature pre-selection option, non-retractable controls, and a fume filter. Both models feature a stainless steel finish, a Celeris special function and a digital display panel.Suggested retail price for the new models is is $749 for the 24” side opening ovens and $2,099 USD for the 30-in.