Planning a summer barbecue? Here are the smokin’ tools that will help with great food, drinks and music to keep the party going.
Outdoor BBQ parties give us the perfect opportunity to mingle among nature, enjoying the summer warmth with some upbeat tunes and yummy food.
With some planning and the right gadgets, you can bring your next party outdoors too. We’ve compiled a list of must-have tools that will help you become master of the grill.
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A solid grill
Sub-Zero & Wolf 36" outdoor gas grill
This model can stand alone or be built into your outdoor kitchen, with three individually-contained burners for precise heat control. You can use the two-position rotisserie system for succulent chicken or pork, and activate halogen lights on the grill surface at night. Heavy duty stainless steel means this one is built to last, too. W subzero-wolf.com
Viking 30" Ultra-Premium Gas Grill Cart
Move the cooking station with ease, whether you want to be by the pool or n the deck - the large in-board solid rubber rear wheels and locking caster front wheels ensure this grill is stable at all times. W vikingrange.com
Nifty prep, serving & cleaning tools
Himalayan salt plate
The dense natural salt composition is said to add complex flavour to all types of food. You can heat seafood and meat on it on the grill, or chill to serve fruits, vegetable and cheese. W williams-sonoma.com
Kebab skewers & rack
No BBQ is complete without this modern favourite method of meat prepation, made simple with durable, stainless steel skewers that come with a rack to raise your meat above the grill grate. W amazon.com
Remote BBQ smoker thermometer
Ah, the wonders of technology. Monitor BBQ temperate from up to 300 feet away with this wireless receiver, that alerts you when temperature falls below or rises above your programmed range. W amazon.com
BBQ tool set with heat shield
No need to worry about the flames getting too close to your skin with this six-set spatula, tongs, meat thermometer, fork, basting brush and fish flipper tools with hand protection shield. Now you can master the grill safely. W amazon.com
Cleaning your grill is a breeze with the help of this auto cleaner using replaceable wire brushes. Just set the timer, push a button, and let the smart bot do the rest. W grillbots.com
Party essential: Cooler and… speaker?
You read that right - this sleek box not only keeps your drinks cool, but delivers up to 122dB, 360-degree audio via two weather-proof speakers on the sides. Kube can keep the party music going for 20 hours, and about 16 wine bottles chill for 24 hours. Simply connect your mobile devices within a 300-feet range, set your playlist, and get grillin'! W kubesound.com
This Kickstarter project is worth a mention for its next-level multi-functionality - on top of working as a cooler/ speaker, it can blend cocktails, open bottles, charge devices, and act as a cutting board. It's only a matter of time before Coolest becomes the #1 BBQ party device. W coolest.com
Here’s a playlist you can enjoy on those cool speakers. You’re welcome!
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