3 Wood Grills & Charcoal Grills You Should Be Looking At

Posted by Doug Sanicola on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

There is no mistaking the smokey flavor that comes from grilling with wood or charcoal.

Brands like the Big Green Egg, Fornetto, and Memphis have gained a reputation for being the best wood and charcoal grills in their class. But without getting to touch the metal or test how it cooks, it is hard to pick out which one is the best fit for you. 

So get your research done and check out the three best wood & charcoal grills on the market to see which one is the most deserving of a spot in your backyard.

1) The Big Green Egg

Big Green Egg

The Big Green Egg is a modern ceramic marvel known for producing amazing culinary results for novice and experts alike for over thirty years.

The Big Green Egg stands alone as the most versatile barbecue or outdoor cooking product on the market, with more capabilities than all other conventional cookers combined.

It has the ability to be used as a grill, oven or a smoker. From appetizers to entrees to desserts, the Big Green Egg will exceed all of your expectations for culinary perfection… and with five sizes to choose from, there is a Big Green Egg to fit any lifestyle!

Large Green Egg

The biggest green egg of them all provides a cooking area that can easily accommodate meals for large families and cookouts with all your friends – and you can efficiently prepare several meals over the coals at once.

Ready to serve up fourteen rack of ribs, twenty-four burgers or a couple of holiday turkeys with all the trimmings? No problem!

This is definitly the grill you will want to take a closer look at to see what makes it the most saught after grill on the market right now.

Large Green Egg

What people saying about their Big Green Egg

Green Egg Review

Green Egg Review

Green Egg Review


2) Fornetto


With features you'd expect to see on indoor oven, Fornetto products raise the bar on wood fired cooking and cooking outdoors.

Featuring solid cast iron doors, stainless steel oven interiors and separate fire chamber, the Fornetto ovens offer a safe and easy way of creating authentic pizzas, amazing roast meats, baked breads, pasta and deserts or smoking an endless variety of food in your own backyard on patio.

The Fornetto Oven & Smoker

The Fornetto has an oven capacity of 61.2 litres or 16.2 gallons. Fully lined in stainless steel, and with its ceramic pizza stone and adjustable sliding wire shelves you can cook an array of dishes easily.

There are no limits to what you can cook in your wood fired oven. Whatever you can cook in the oven in your kitchen you can do in your Fornetto. Truly! The difference is the amazing flavours that only authentic wood fired cooking brings to every dish.

Fornetto Oven and Smoker

What People Are Saying About Their Fornetto

Fornetto Review

Fornetto Review

Fornetto Review


3) Memphis Wood Fire Grills

Memphis Grill

Memphis Grills continue to revolutionize outdoor cooking! Memphis Wood Fire Grills are 3-in-1 Outdoor Cooking Centers.

They combine the following wood-fired appliances: High-Temperature Grill, Low ‘n’ Slow Smoker, High Performance Convection Oven. Superior craftsmanship, versatile capabilities, and advanced Intelligent Temperature Control (ITC) truly put Memphis in a class of its own.

Memphis Elite

Big, bold, and made in the USA, the Memphis Elite wood pellet grill is the ultimate addition to any outdoor kitchen.

With a whopping 1252 sq. inches of cooking surface, a large 24 lb. pellet hopper, dual metal convection fans, and precise temperature control capable of anything from 180° to 700°, the Memphis Elite is truly a revolutionary cooking appliance.

Memphis Elite

What People Are Saying About Their Memphis Grill

Memphis Review

Memphis Review

Memphis Review

Try One Out

You can do hours of research online, but when it comes to grills, you really need to get your hands on it in order to decide if it's the right one for your backyard.

Come into Outdoor Elegance in La Verne and check out our entire inventory of outdoor kitchens. We carry all the names you trust including of course Big Green Egg, Fornetto, and Memphis.


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