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Bertazzoni adds to range product line

Bertazzoni unveils professional-grade Master Series.

Bertazzoni 36-inch Master Series XE Range Bertazzoni

Fans of Bertazzoni products will be pleased to note that the Italian company is expanding its product line with the addition of the Master Series. Joining the Heritage Series and Professional Series, Bertazzoni has been supplying customers with ranges for generations.

Paolo Bertazzoni, the company's fifth generation president said:

"For this particular series, we have taken the traditional styling of a commercial range and infused it with Italian finesse. The result is a proud and meticulous, yet practical design that will be the focal point in every kitchen, completing any decor from the traditional to the contemporary."

The strong styling of the ranges is evident in features such as the large round knobs to the circular temperature gauge on the control panel. The stainless-steel ranges have heavy-duty cast iron grates and a wok adapter and simmer plate are available. The ranges use a triple-glaze door to retain heat while a uniquely balanced airflow fan allows for even heat distribution.

The all-gas ranges will be available in 30-inch and 36-inch configurations. The larger of the two will have an extra burner to bring the total to five. Additionally, the sealed triple ring burners all have separately controlled flames, allowing for precision control that generates up to 15,000 BTU. The seamless one-piece cooktop makes for quick and easy cleanup.

The Master Series will be available August 2009. Suggested retail pricing ranges from $2,299 to $3,349 for the products within the Master Series.