Apr 03 2012

Thermador Reveals The Most Dynamic Dishwasher In Its Luxury Collection

The powerful Star-Sapphire™ features the industry’s fastest full-wash residential hot water cycle, Time Remaining PowerBeam® and largest wine glass capacity

IRVINE, Calif. (April 3, 2012) — Culinary enthusiasts need a dishwasher that gives them the flexibility to entertain and match their passion for cooking. For these reasons, Thermador ( today introduced its most powerful luxury performance dishwasher to date to elevate the home cooking and entertaining experience. The new Star-Sapphire™ model joins Thermador’s existing lineup of luxury performance dishwashers giving culinary enthusiasts the ability to entertain with unparalleled flexibility and without limitations.

Along with featuring the Thermador-exclusive adjustable Flexible Chef’s Tool Drawer®, Sapphire Glow™ Light and Flexible Folding Tines to accommodate a variety of cookware sizes, the Star-Sapphire steps up to include the industry’s largest wine glass capacity of 18 glasses, a Time Remaining PowerBeam®, and StarSpeed™, the fastest full-wash hot water cycle for residential dishwashers available.

“Capable of completing the job of multiple dishwashers in the same time while still boasting the largest wine glass capacity in the industry, the Star-Sapphire enhances the experience of hosting, which means never having to stop entertaining for lack of serving plates or wine glasses,” said Zach Elkin, director, brand marketing of Thermador.

The Star-Sapphire’s StarSpeed is the industry’s fastest full-wash hot water cycle, clocking in at 20 minutes. StarSpeed preheats the water ahead of time, completing a load in record-setting time and making it ideal for entertaining or preparing multi-course menus. Star-Sapphire is available at an MSRP of $2,199.

Star-Sapphire’s features include:

StarSpeed Cycle – the fastest full wash in the industry at 20 minutes, suited for multiple washes over the course of an evening or event

18 Large Wine Glass Capacity – the largest capacity in the industry

Time Remaining PowerBeam – a beam of light is displayed on the floor, showing the remaining cycle time

Smooth Glide Racks – racks that glide effortlessly without jarring or sticking

Star-Sapphire model also features a Flexible Chef’s Tool Drawer, Flexible Folding Tines and the Sapphire Glow Light

Star-Sapphire joins Thermador’s line of high-performance luxury dishwashers which includes its Emerald®, Topaz™ and Sapphire® models. The Thermador dishwasher collection is also part of the company’s latest industry-leading ONE, TWO, FREE™ program, which helps culinary enthusiasts upgrade to their ultimate culinary kitchen with an opportunity to save up to $6,097.

About Thermador

Thermador has been providing real innovations for real cooks for more than 75 years. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs – from the world’s first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner to a speedcooking oven that reduces cooking time by 50 percent.

Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @ThermadorHome, respectively. For Thermador customer service, call 1-800-735-4328.