High-End, Built-in Grill Popularity Grows for Upscale Homes

July 22, 2015
The Wall Street Journal

There are certain things that set high-end, luxury homes apart from the rest. Recently, one of those things has been built-in outdoor grills, which are rising in popularity. Built-in grills are being incorporated into backyards in a number of ways, from basic designs like a grill surrounded by a stone enclosure, to elaborate outdoor kitchens with everything a cook could want such as a pizza oven. The Wall Street Journal picked our Hybrid Fire Grill for the “best of all fuels” choice in this article.

High-End, Built-in Barbecues Get Hot

“To find one of the most popular cooking appliances in a new upscale home, head outside to the built-in barbecue grill in the backyard. Instead of being wheeled out on a cart, many luxury barbecues are built into elaborate islands that form the heart of the “outdoor kitchen.” These days at least 75% of sales of high-end grill companies like Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, Alfresco Open Air Culinary Systems and RH Peterson are generated by built-in models, versus cart versions. And that percentage has steadily increased over the last 10 years.”

Read the full Wall Street Journal article here.