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Robb Report: 10 Grills & Ovens for Epic Labor Day Feasts

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The Memphis Elite has been listed by The Robb Report as one of the best grills suited for 'epic feasting'. About Memphis Grills, Larry Olmsted writes, "“Low and slow” is the mantra of any barbeque maven who smokes ribs and brisket. Pellet smokers achieve this effortlessly and precisely using real wood, and the Memphis Elite by Memphis Wood Fire Grills is the best. Available as a built-in or a stand-alone unit, the nearly $5,000 barbecue has an innovative all-in-one design crafted from heavy-duty stainless steel and features dual pellet hoppers to mix various types of wood, a computer-controlled thermostat, dual convection fans for roasting or baking, and a Wi-Fi remote control. The Memphis Elite can also sear at more than 700 degrees, and is one of...

Forbes Best Foodie Gifts: A Culinary Holiday Gift Guide

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We couldn’t be more excited to be listed in Forbes annual Holiday Gift Guide. Writer Larry Olmsted really has us down: “Memphis Wood Fire Grill: My favorite outdoor cooker. I write a lot on grilling and BBQ, and over the past few years have tested several high-end backyard grills and smokers. This is the best one, and not only can do it all, but can do it all really well, a true all in one gourmet outdoor solution. It offers three distinct ways to cook everything from championship-style slow smoked brisket to flash seared steaks to baked pies. First off, pellet grills let you do traditional smoked BBQ without the time or hassle of lighting a fire and then waiting for it to settle down…

Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke

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If you’re a fan of Steven Raichlen’s Primal Grill television show (PBS) or one of his many best-selling books, then you’ll be happy to hear that he has a brand new show that’s all about smoking! “Smoking is the new grilling,” says Raichlen, a five-time James Beard Award winner who holds a degree in French literature. “Project Smoke focuses on iconic smoked foods, such as Texas brisket, Carolina pulled pork, and Scandinavian smoked salmon, plus dishes you would never dream you could smoke, from cocktails to dessert.” Steven is a big fan of Memphis Wood Fire Grills (and our brand of high-performance pellet grill) and we’re very happy to be a sponsor of the show. If you watch closely, you may even see a Memphis on camera!…

Nice article in Forbes!

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“Memphis Wood Fire Grill: This high-end line of pellet smoker/grill combos takes backyard cooking up a notch and may be as close as you can get to a true all in one gourmet solution. It offers three distinct ways to cook everything from championship-style slow smoked brisket to flash seared steaks to baked pies. The same pellet fed firebox that uses a digital controller to hold a precise “low and slow” smoking temp of 180°-275° can grill and sear at more than 700°. But it is the addition of a dual fan convection cooking system that sets this unit apart and lets you roast chicken like on a rotisserie without the moving parts, bake pies, and do all the cool things you can do with…

Top Ten High-End Grills for 2015

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We’re pleased to share that has selected us a a top ten high-end grill for 2015! The Memphis Elite, launched in March 2012, is the largest cooker in their impressive line of luxury pellet smokers. Memphis Pellet Smokers are extremely well built and designed. The top grade 304 stainless is thick and extraordinarily well machined. Fit and finish are impeccable. We tested the Memphis Pro and Meathead proclaimed it, “one of the best cookers I’ve ever had the pleasure to use”. They may be ordered as drop-ins for installation or on a cart. Our posted price includes the cart. Memphis Elite is a good-looking, versatile, easy to use machine. The “Intelligent Temperature Control” digital control panel is a sophisticated, touchpad PID controller that holds…

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Here’s a great write-up on all things pellet grills and a nice little review for Memphis: One of the higher end pellet smokers you might want to check out, and one I’ve had the opportunity to try out myself, is the Memphis Grills Pro model. Running in the $3,000 range, this pellet grill is not for the faint of heart price wise. However, I can attest to the fact that it is one of the most robust, versatile, and pleasurable pellet grills I’ve used. Read the full article here.

As Featured in OUTSIDE

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5 High-Tech Grills for Summer Cookouts Best for: Impressing Your Significant Other Tiny pellets automatically drop into a chamber to create an open flame on this wood fire grill. Its key feature is called Intelligent Temperature Control, which essentially regulates the temperature for you as you cook. Nice touch: the grill is very easy to clean thanks to a chamber below the grate that holds all the ash. Check out the rest of the article here.

Memphis Wood Fire Grills in WIRED magazine!

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For a magazine that only covers the newest and coolest technologies, we couldn't be happier to be featured in their next issue. Read what they had to say about Memphis Grills below the image. There’s conflict in the backyard: On one side of the picket fence, charcoal purists enjoy the most flavorful barbecue. On the other, gas-grilling diehards bask in the glow of an ever-ready flame. But there’s a better way: wood pellets. Basically combustible BBs made of compressed sawdust, they impart that smoky wood flavor but fire up as quickly as gas. The Memphis Pro grill is the best way to burn them. A computer brain feeds pellets to your flame from an 18-pound hopper—enough for 12 hours of grilling and even longer at lower...
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