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Barbecue Grills - Gas, Charcoal, Infrared

News, trends and product introductions for outdoor cooking and entertaining including barbecue grills, grill accessories, grill islands, outdoor kitchens and more.
  • Char-Broil names Christine Robins president, CEO

    Christine (Chris) M. Robins will be joining the Char-Broil division of the W.C. Bradley Co. as president and CEO, effective Monday, June 2. More

  • Weber opening first Canadian office

    Grill manufacturer Weber-Stephen Products has announced the opening of the first Canadian Weber office and a new addition to Weber's Canadian team. More

  • Patio Sites Inc. merges with two other companies

    Patio Sites Inc. has merged with Pool and Landscape Development LLC and Wholesale Patio Store LLC to enhance its corporate and brand structure, the company announced. More

  • Joe Namath appearing at National Hardware Show

    Former NFL star Joe Namath is making his second appearance at the National Hardware Show to promote the Namath Rapid Cooker by EdenPURE. More

  • Weber releases cookbook dedicated to burgers

    Weber's Big Book of Burgers

    Weber-Stephen Products has released its first cookbook dedicated exclusively to the burger — Weber’s Big Book of Burgers. More

  • The effective cooking demonstration

    Dear Grill Guy, Can you tell me the benefits to holding an outdoor grilling cooking demonstration? Obviously, people might show up for the food, but does the investment in time and resources really pay off? Want to sell more grills? Then get out of the store and onto the sidewalk and start grilling! When you’re asking a customer to part with a considerable amount of cash on a high-end grill, it’s not enough to recite facts. You need to create a memorable experience. You can tell a customer that a grill rapidly preheats or makes food taste better ... More

  • Grill Metro Market Projections for 2014

    Grill Projections

    Grill sales are expected to top $2.3 billion over the next five years, a 16.2% gain from 2013, according to recent data from Easy Analytic Software Inc. Population and household income growth across the nation, as well as year-round outdoor grilling will all play a major role in the expansion of grill sales by 2018. More

  • Lotus Grill makes U.S. debut

    Artland Lotus Grill

    Glassware manufacturer Artland is now distributing the German Lotus Grill in the United States. More

  • Big Green Egg takes to the sky

    Big Green Egg Aerial Delivery

    The Big Green Egg Company has announced that it has successfully tested a super capacity unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a commercial drone, with the ability to enable it to offer same day home delivery of the new MiniMax Egg by August 2014. More

  • Grill and Go

    Constructed of 304 stainless steel, the 40-inch P5 built-in gas grill features five burners, each with independent easy-start ignition. Key features include 1,000 square inches of cooking space, interior lights, rotisserie, griddle and smoke box, as well as lip guards on all burners to prevent clogging. Booth 3204


  • Napoleon named one of Canada’s top companies

    Napoleon was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed Companies, an annual distinction sponsored by CIBC World Markets, Deloitte, The National Post, Queen’s School of Business and CEO Forum. More

  • Meat Market

    While great tasting food is what outdoor cooking is all about, it’s also about an experience that is relaxing and enjoyable. According to the HPBA, 63% of consumers want a grill that is easy to clean, 47% want one that’s easy to use, 37% are looking for multi-functioning grills and 25% prefer portability. More

Casual Market Videos

Klaussner at Casual Market

Join Senior Editor Jennifer Bringle as she interviews exhibitors and attendees about trends and issues at the Casual Market Chicago. (Videos are sponsored by Richloom.)

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