K500HS Hybrid Fire Freestanding Grill with Side Burner

K500HS

30-inch two-burner grill with primary grilling area measuring 506 square inches. Cooks with any combination of charcoal, wood and gas.

Base Price: $14,195.00 Order Built-to-order in Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Rated: 5 stars(1 rating)

The Ultimate Gas Grill Also Cooks with Charcoal and Wood

Why are the Hybrid Fire Grills from Kalamazoo so special? You’d think it would be enough to be "the best gas grill in the world." Awesome firepower. Advanced heat dynamics. Custom grill grates. Easy to clean. But a Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill gives you more – the ability to cook with charcoal and wood as well. These revolutionary outdoor grills use all three fuels interchangeably and in any combination.

Every outdoor cooking technique is at your disposal, from “low and slow” traditional American barbecue to intense searing heat in excess of 1,000ºF, and everything in between. A Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill can do it all and make it look easy.

Watch a video about how a Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill works



Product Features

  • Two cast brass primary burners totaling 55,000 BTUs NG or 48,500 BTUs LP
  • 111,300 total BTUs NG or 110,100 BTUs LP
  • 23" x 22” primary grilling surface
  • Ignition burner with electronic hot surface ignition
  • Rotisserie system with two infrared burners; motor mounted in cabinet
  • Ambient control panel lighting
  • Flip-up warming rack
  • Kalamazoo's Advanced Cooking Concept with deep hopper cleaning
  • Single Hybrid Fire Grilling System drawer
  • Double cooktop with propane tank cabinet on right; shelf on left
  • Heavy-duty locking casters
  • Built with pride in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Base Price: $14,195.00 Order Built-to-order in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Product Options

  • Custom laser-cut grilling surface with your choice of patterns optimized for cooking meat, fish and vegetables. You can personalize your grill even further by adding your initials, logo or other artwork. Learn more about cooking surface options.

Watch a video about the Kalamazoo laser-cut grill grates

 

  • Sunbrella grill cover
  • Side-mounted smoker box
  • Slot system accessories
  • Natural gas, bulk liquid propane or 30-lb propane cylinder
    (natural gas or bulk liquid propane are strongly recommended)

Dimensions

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Customer Reviews

Russ

April 01 2014, 5:25 pm

John, the simple answer is yes. To be more specific, we tune our grills to operate at the same temperature specifications for liquid propane fuel as they do for natural gas. The K500HS will run well off an LP cylinder, but we always recommend a bulk connection for our grills due to their high-performance nature and their high BTU draw. For grills purchased for use with a cylinder, we provide a 30-pound cylinder with a fuel level gauge. The grills perform substantially better using these tanks than they do with a 20-pound cylinder.

John Marx

April 01 2014, 4:48 pm

Can I expect the same performance from the grill using a propane tank vs. being hooked up to natural gas?

Russ

January 30 2014, 2:29 pm

Luan, there is nothing else like a Kalamazoo grill. While the price point is much higher than the competition, it is the only grill than seamlessly combines gas, charcoal and wood fires. The intense heat cycles that are possible require us to use more material and more welding than is the norm. Even our burners are cast from 12 pounds of lead-free brass.

To get a better sense of the craftsmanship that goes into a Kalamazoo, might I suggest you take a peek at this video: http://youtu.be/HcIejIoDMs0

Luan

January 19 2014, 1:23 pm

Please help me understand the cost of the Kalamazoo grills. It looks like a well built and wonderfully versatile cooking unit. I just can’t justify the price point of $14,000-21,000.

Trey

July 24 2013, 3:45 pm

54321

Wow this grill looks great.  I just wish i could afford it!

Russ

May 28 2013, 9:44 am

Carolyn, we’ll follow up with you regarding the weights. The offset smoker box is for use with charcoal and wood chips. You can also use wood chunks. It is not intended for logs. The offset smoker box can be added to any Kalamazoo freestanding grill (K500HT, K500HS, K750HT, K750HS, K1000HT, K1000HS).

Carolyn Maguire

May 26 2013, 11:37 am

Please supply weights for free standing Hybrid grills.
Also can smoker accessory be used on all grills and what fuel is used for smoker, logs, chips etc.?