These are the most fantastic grills on the market today. If you have the cash you can drop one of these on your patio and impress all the visiting dignitaries. From gas to charcoal and everything else you can imagine, these top-end grills can do it all with professional quality whether you are grilling up burgers for friends or a 7-course meal for heads of state.
Evo Grill – Ultimate Showmanship
Show off like a Benihana cook. This ultra-cool gas-powered grilled pumps out 48,000 BTUs through two circular burners under a round, flat top cooking surface. Want to scramble 500 eggs? Sear steaks? Make a mountain of Fajitas? This is the unit for you. The dual burner design gives you two cooking zones to crank up the middle to sear steaks while finishing off a few hundred shrimp to perfection. With 650 inches of cooking space, you can cook for the next company party. And since you can approach this grill from every direction you can have several people cooking at once. Truly the perfect entertaining grill.
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Fire Magic Diamond Series Echelon E1060S – Ultimate Power
This is one of the most expensive production gas grills currently on the market. It is beautiful, flashy, and loaded with features. Fire Magic is the manufacturer of a wide range of some of the best outdoor cooking equipment available. The Diamond Series Echelon E1060S is the largest they make. It has over 1,000 square inches of primary grilling space and seven burners under the hood. That’s not counting the side burner unit that comes in a number of configurations. The construction of this gas grill is solid 304 stainless steel with all-welded seams and a high degree of attention to detail.
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The Grillworks 36 – Ultimate Purity
Put the lid down on your grill and you are instantly roasting. Grilling, real grilling is food and fire, direct flame power. The Grillworks Stainless Steel grill is perfect for simplicity in a charcoal (or hardwood) grill. The adjustable cooking grate lets you control the exposure of food to fire and regulate heat without adjusting vents or control valves. This is grilling at its purist level. In fact, forget those little briquettes of pressed coal and filler. Build yourself a real fire in the heart of this beauty and grill the way people were meant to, over a real fire. Primitive, but ultimately civilized in its high-quality stainless steel construction. This unit will run you about $4,500 for handmade grilling purity.
Weber Ranch Kettle – Ultimate Kettle
Need a few dozen grilled chickens? Feeding your family, cousins, and their parole officers included? You need this giant kettle charcoal grill from Weber. Built with the same quality and features as the most popular charcoal grill in the world, this 1,104 square inch, $1,200 charcoal grill is the ultimate kettle, a grill so big you have to walk around it to flip all 200 burgers. This is the perfect grill for a company party, family reunion, or small military operation. The best part is, it’s a Weber.
Komodo Kamado – Ultimate Beauty
The history of the Kamado Charcoal Grill is too long and confusing to recount. Suffice it to say that when Dennis Linkletter stumbled across these ceramic charcoal wonders, he knew he could make them better. From a reinvention of airflow, spring-assisted lid, and laser-cut stainless steel parts this is one loaded grill. It includes the EZQ Rotisserie system and the BBQ Guru temperature control blower. Anyone who knows eggs about Kamado grills knows that they grill at incredible temperatures and smoke at a perfectly low and slow pace. This unit takes it to the next level and does it inside a shell of pure beauty.
Kalamazoo K750HT – Ultimate Heavy Metal
Imagine a grill virtually custom-made for you and the signatures of everyone who worked on it are etched on the inside of the cabinet door. That’s what Kalamazoo does. This grill is the ultimate gas grill and at around $25,000USD it has to be. Every part of this grill from the 1/4-inch laser-cut cooking grates to 14-pound cast brass burners perfectly engineered. The real breakthrough feature of this grill is the dual-fuel system that allows split logs or charcoal to be put in a pullout door so that this grill can run on virtually any fuel producing incredible heat and power.
TEC G-Sport FR – Ultimate Infrared
From the inventor of infrared grilling comes this latest, greatest breakthrough in infrared grill technology. This 100% infrared grill uses the ceramic radiant emitter system that separates the fire from the food, eliminating flare-ups while giving you intense heating power (over 800 degrees F). What makes this latest version so revolutionary is that this grill can hold temperatures as low as 200 degrees F meaning this infrared gas grill can go low and slow while still generating smoke from wood chips dropped through the cooking grate. In the past infrared was all about searing power. Now it is about versatility and this fantastically constructed grill will do it all.
Lynx 36-Inch Smart Gas Grill – Ultimate Tech
As a high-end gas grill, this model from Lynx is impressive without its stand-out feature. The construction quality is the highest caliber of stainless steel. The main burners can pump out nearly 70,000 BTUs under well over 800 square inches of primary cooking surface. The spring assists on the lid offset 95% of its weight so you can open this grill with one finger. There is a full rotisserie system with multiple speeds and placements. But what makes this grill unique is the computer inside. Built into this grill is a 1.5Ghz Intel® Processor with 64GB of storage and a fully compliant WiFi connection that makes this the smartest grill on the market. Connected to your smart device, you browse through hundreds of recipes, select your meat and place it on the grill. From here the computer monitors temperatures and adjusts burners automatically or at your command. Your phone will tell you when to flip or take the food off of the grill, and it will remember your preferences so with a little practice you can get the perfect steak every time with a minimum of effort from you. Entertain your guests and let the grill do the work.
Everdure HUB 54-Inch Charcoal Grill – Ultimate Community
Built for community grilling this large open flame charcoal grill has a gas-assisted ignition system and can be approached from every direction. Designed to be the center of the party, your guests can help themselves to the cooking or stand back and watch. With a Dutch-inspired minimalist design, this grill is sleek and beautiful and virtually disappears when not the center of attention. The rotisserie system pops up out of the enclosure with the push of a button and the rotisserie rod and forks slip into the side. Even the power cord for the rotisserie motor is fully retractable, so it too can simply disappear. Looking for an elegant cookout, this charcoal grill brings the purity of a real fire in a design that is built around community and cooking.