While the brand is best known for its coffee and espresso makers, Krups USA actually offers an array of upscale, German-engineered kitchen appliances
across the board. The company manufactures beer dispensers, sandwich and panini makers, kettles, rice and egg cookers, waffle makers and juicers.
Krups' new Silver Art Collection, which is available exclusively at Bloomingdale's and rolls out nationwide this summer, includes a high-gloss coffee machine, an espresso machine, a toaster with a bun warmer, a tea kettle and a citrus press. The entire collection is made of stainless steel and chrome with natural wood accents.
The Krups BeerTender, designed to dispense Heineken, Heineken Premium Light and Newcastle Brown Ale, keeps beer at its ideal serving temperature. It has an LED temperature indicator that signals when the beer reaches the optimal 37.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Beer can be stored for up to 30 days after tapping. It also has a removable, dishwasher-safe, stainless-steel drip tray, as well as a removable tap.
The Krups Panini Maker has a chrome exterior with a cool-touch therm-insulated handle, a floating hinge system, which adjusts automatically to handle different food thicknesses, and non-stick cooking plates for easy removal of food and cleanup. In addition to cooking sandwiches, the grill plate design can accommodate multiple types of food including hamburgers, chicken, fish and steaks.
The all-in-one Krups Coffee Grinder and Brewer conveniently combines and integrates two kitchen appliances. The grinder has automatic functionality, grinding coffee to match the number of cups and the selected coffee strength. There are five grind levels and three coffee-strength settings, as well as two-, four-, six-, eight-, or 10-cup digital settings to control the coffee-to-water ratio. Additionally, the unit offers a backlit LCD with a clock, a programmable timer, an aroma function for proper brewing of two to four cup quantities, and also contains safeguards to prevent steam from clogging the coffee channel and the grinder.
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