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Hestan Outdoor launches at HPBExpo and Architectural Digest Design Show

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2016 (New Orleans) and Architectural Digest Design Show (New York) will be the first opportunities to experience professional-grade grills and their innovative features in person


Hestan 36" Deluxe Grill with Side Burner featured in signature color Citra.
Hestan 36″ Deluxe Grill with Side Burner featured in signature color Citra.

ANAHEIM, Calif., Mar. 15, 2016 – Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complimentary outdoor products, will formally introduce its new line of professional-grade grills to the outdoor living and design trades on March 17 – the opening day for two high profile shows serving these industries. The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2016 (New Orleans, March 17-19) and Architectural Digest Design Show (New York, March 17-20) will be the first opportunities for trade and consumer audiences alike to experience the company’s new grills and their innovative features in person.

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo (HPBExpo) is North America’s largest outdoor living showcase with more than 350 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting to thousands of specialty and mass-market retailers and other professionals. Attendees are invited to visit the Hestan booth #2909, where an array of grills, complimentary doors and drawers, side burners, refrigeration products and a custom stainless outdoor suite will be on display. For additional information on HPBExpo, visit www.hpbexpo.com.

In its 15th year, the Architectural Digest Design Show is the essential showcase for luxury design. Approximately 40,000 design aficionados have the opportunity to source, shop and interact with design displays from more than 400 of the world’s leading brands – from furniture, accessories, lighting and art to kitchen, bath and building projects. Hestan Outdoor will be on display at booth #191 belonging to one of the company’s premier outdoor living industry distributor partners, Distinctive Appliances Distributing. For additional information on the Architectural Digest Design Show, visit www.addesignshow.com.

“It is a privilege for Distinctive Appliances to be associated with such a formidable group of people,” said Michael Benoit, President of Distinctive Appliances Distributing (www.distinctiveappliances.net). “We share the same vision for innovation, quality, design and great performance. Hestan Outdoor will be a major player in the residential market.”

Manufactured entirely in the U.S. in the company’s 70,000+ square foot state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, CA, Hestan Outdoor gas grills offer a number of innovative, high-performance features, including an easy-to-open hood that holds its position, interior hood lighting, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage and thick, lasered stainless steel grates cut in house. Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models, and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in 12 exclusive color finishes.

“These shows are the gold standard for their industries, and we’re very excited to have such a strong presence at both of them,” said Eric Deng, President of Hestan Commercial Corporation. “This week begins a period of great excitement and optimism for our company, and with good reason. The outdoor living category is in high growth mode, warmer weather is on the horizon, and we have all of the pieces in place and are ready to move.”

Basil Larkin, Vice President of Sales, said in addition to Distinctive Appliances Distributing, Hestan Outdoor has completed its North American partnership agreements with six more premier distributors serving the outdoor living industry. They include: Amiel US (www.amiel.us) in Wixom, MI, Doolittle Distributing (www.ddius.com) in Lenexa, KS, Luwa Distributing (www.luwaluxury.com) in Bellevue, WA, Milestone Distributors (www.milestoneappliance.com) in Carrollton, TX, Pinnacle Sales Group, Inc. (www.pinnaclesalesgroup.com) in Haines City, FL, and Purcell Murray (www.purcellmurray.com) in Brisbane, CA.