While I tend to grill and smoke year-round, the true grilling season is upon us. Technology has brought many new ways to tend to our pits and Weber has released the Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub which will connect your backyard grill to your smartphone. Using both Bluetooth as well as WiFi, the Weber app keeps you connected to your cook remotely.
The SmokeFire is Weber’s first foray into the pellet grill space, and while it checks a lot of boxes, it has its quirks. The Weber SmokeFire is a good option if you’re looking for a grill that will allow you to both smoke at low temperatures and grill with high heat. Coming in two sizes, the SmokeFire starts at $999.
Weber, one of the most well-known names in BBQ, is breaking into the pellet grill market in a big way with the new Weber SmokeFire. Starting on Cyber Monday, December 2nd, 2019, you’ll be able to pre-order the SmokeFire for early 2020 release. The 24” and 36” models will be priced at $999 and $1,199 respectively.
In a former life, I was a classically trained chef. I went to culinary school, worked in the restaurant business for a number of years and lived and breathed all things food and cooking. Although that seems like a lifetime away (I’ve since moved on to another career) I still enjoy cooking and do it often. I do a lot of my cooking on a grill. I use my grill all year long. Winter, spring, summer and fall. I’ve been known to grill in the snow or under an umbrella in the rain. My last grill wasn’t the latest or…