Hot at HPB
Jesse Burkhart -- Casual Living, 3/17/2011 8:09:04 AM
HIGH-POWERED, VERSATILE grills will be the flavor of the day at this month's HPBExpo in Salt Lake City, as retailers will find a breadth of cooking stations to accommodate the different needs of their customers. Vendors are also offering everything needed to furnish and maintain outdoor spaces, from inviting patio seating and firepits to efficient heating and cooling systems.
Constructed of recycled marine-grade polymer, Telescope Casual's Dune Sling combines design, durability and comfort.
|With dual elements that
spread searing heat from
corner to corner,
Dimplex’s CBQ grill
delivers 650 degrees
of flavor-sealing power.
|The Gas Grill Splatter Mat by
DiversiTech is an Americanmade,
30” x 60” gas grill deck
protector that does not stick
to composite decking.
|From AZ Patio Heaters,
this quartz glass tube flame
heater in a hammered bronze
finish stands 87 inches tall and
comes with wheels for easy
|The Summit Grill
Center with Social
Area is Weber’s new
stainless steel L-shaped
outdoor grill that targets
the outdoor kitchen
category to make this
concept within reach for
a larger consumer base.
Manufactured in the United States, the Primo Oval XL ceramic grill is housed in a teak cooking station and allows simultaneous direct and indirect cooking.
|The 1 Star and 2 Star General wood
pellet grills from MAK Grills are
American-made and equipped with
the Pellet Boss Digital Control system.
|A stainless steel, high-capacity smoker from Fire Magic by R.H. Peterson uses charcoal and wood to impart natural smoke flavor while keeping foods tender.|
|Infratech’s W-Series Heater turns cold indoor and outdoor areas into comfortable spaces by incorporating an electric quartz heating element that produces safe infrared radiant energy. Solid-state and analog controls are available for intensity adjustment, and the heaters are suitable for ceiling, wall or flush mount installations.|
|Constructed of heavy-duty polyester with PVC linings, WeatherReady firepit covers from Two Dogs Designs are available in black or khaki and feature Velcro tie-downs and adjustments for a secure fit.|
|The Outdoor Greatroom adds Rectangular and Square burner units for its Crystal Fire Firepits to create a glowing, warm fire that burns above glass Liqui-Crystals, available in five color options.||
|Mobile Grill Kitchens from Fleetwood Group allow grill manufacturers and distributors to create multi-piece mobile outdoor kitchens custom-made for their own unique grill types.|
|Using a centrifugal air delivery system that reduces noise, the CycloneT 2000 from Port-A-Cool is a portable evaporative cooling unit that delivers powerful cooling to outdoor living areas and stands 31 inches tall.||
||The E-Classic 3200 outdoor wood gasification furnace from Central Boiler is 97% efficient and comes with a FireStar controller that can be accessed by cell phone or computer.|
|The outdoor locking refrigerator from Summit Appliance is designed for built-in use under counters. With a 304-grade stainless steel exterior, this model offers an anti-defrost feature.||
|The Linear Patioflame by Napoleon Gourmet
Grills is a unique outdoor firepit with a modern,
|Equipped with the Fire Star
burner system, gas
firepits from Fire
Gear showcase a
stucco finish, travertine
trim and a stained
ceramic barbecue grills offer cooking
flexibility and an aesthetic look.
|Featuring fold-and-lock legs that
double as a handle, The Element
Portable from Fuego weighs just 15
pounds and features an 8,000 Btu
stainless steel burner, 159-sq.-in.
rectangular cooking space and a
variable temperature control valve.
It’s also built to resist the elements
with its anodized aluminum legs and
powder-coated steel lid.
|With push-button ignition
for easy startups, a large lid handle and two side
shelves, a propane barbecue grill from Blue Rhino
offers a 294-sq.-in. grilling surface and two stainless
steel P-shaped burners that each produce up to 9,000
|The Elements Collection from Belgard Hardscapes, including pre-made fireplaces,
Chicago Brick Ovens and water features, offers an innovative look for outdoor living.
painted furniture from
Best Wood International
goes through an electrostatic painting
process that yields a quality finish.
Carson Rotisseries brings the Brazilian
barbecue experience to backyards and
tailgates with its new grill.
|Moistly Grilled from The Companion Group is
a cast iron vessel and vented lid that goes onto
the grill and holds liquid, adding humidity to the
grilling environment while the food cooks.
|The Ponte 48-inch Round Beverage
Firepit chat table by Alfresco Home pairs a
marble top with a wrought iron frame and can
be used as a cooler, grill,
firepit or table.
The Poco Pizza Oven from Bull Outdoor Products showcases a stainless steel smokestack, shroud and shelves with heavyduty casters.
|The PowerMate LE-1 electric hand truck
can move stoves up and down stairs with
ease using its 40-inch lift.
|The Roost from Select Outdoor Kitchens is a small, mobile and
convenient addition for any ceramic cooker, serving as an easy way to add
counter space, drink holders, accessory hooks, dry storage and built-in
cutting boards. Composed of high-density polyethylene, it is built to resist
the effects of weathering.
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