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CAST IRON

DISCOVERY

In 2013, a cookbook turned Peter Huntley onto the benefits of cooking with cast iron.
Peter, an accomplished product designer and passionate home cook, set out to find his first cast iron skillet. What started as a shopping trip quickly turned into a cast iron obsession.

CRAVING VINTAGE

QUALITY

As Peter's cast iron collection grew, he noticed two patterns in the industry. The modern cast iron market lacked design innovation and vintage quality, and the vintage cast iron market was only available at high collector prices. Cast iron cookware had fallen far behind other cookware materials in design functionality.

BACK TO THE

DRAWING BOARD

Convinced people should have access to high quality, well designed cast iron at a reasonable price, Huntley set out to build something totally new to cast iron. In the summer of 2015, Six months, 21 designs and several prototypes after he began, he had designed the first Stargazer skillet.

A STAR IS

BORN

Peter spent the rest of that summer in his garage producing Stargazer's first run of 250 skillets. Working sunrise to sunset, and often well into the night, he hand-sanded the castings to a smooth finish. He seasoned them in his home oven, boxed them on the dining room floor, and drove them, one compact carload at a time, to the local post office to ship.

A Better

Skillet

Today, Stargazer Cast Iron continues to grow, fueled by the same spirit for innovation and commitment to quality
that the company was founded on in 2015. This is a new vision for American cast iron. Join the revolution.
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