Camp Chef PG24 Pellet Grill Review
When was the last time you genuinely enjoyed some quality time with your friends and family? The constant pressure of your work, responsibilities, and duties really does start to take its toll on you. And it is not just you, your kids, partner and friends are just as equally drained from the continuous grinding every day. We all know that, there is no greater medicine for a tired soul than an old-school barbecue get together: some good music, great food, and some amazing company. And over all this social mingling, wrapped up by some old fashion barbecue of some smoked brisket, some pulled beef burger, and maybe some corn on the cob with ice cold lemonade on a Saturday would be the making of a great time and memories for everyone there!
But, in all honesty, hosting a great barbecue party is somewhat a tricky job. While it is the easiest way to have a great time with your closed ones over a tight budget, limited resources and time, the actually centerpiece of the show: the barbecue and smoke can prove heavy work on people who do not own some knowledge and experience on it. It takes years of experience to master the art of open fire, outdoor cooking. Maintaining temperature, understanding wood flavors, and cooking time can be difficult for new hosts.
But thanks to modern manufacturers and designers, this job made been simplified to the point that even kids can become pit masters now! One way to impress everyone with your smoking and grilling skills is through using a pellet grill as opposed to using traditional or primitive cooking mediums. A pellet grill is an outdoor cooker that runs on electricity to feed the fuel to its fire, the pellets.
A pellet grill is a combination appliance of gas grills, smoker, oven and more. It can be used to sear, smoke, grill, roast and even bake! It uses various types of flavored wood pellets to flavor the food by infusing smoke into it. A pellet grill is indeed a versatile and user-friendly cooker that is going to make your party hosting a breeze. To get an in depth look into a pellet grill, I will be reviewing to you the Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill. Let’s start!
About the Camp Chef
I always request my reader to look into a company’s history, even to the smallest extent, to be able to grasp their dedication and vision. Here is a tiny look into the world of Chef Camp. Chef Camp has been in the industry for more than 20 years. It is located in the very centre of Cache Valley, Utah amidst the raw nature; perfect to match the company’s product personality. In 1990, Chef Camp was established with a mission to produce high quality outdoor cooking and camp cooking solutions. While it does provide a range of indoor cooking products as well, it is more driven by then passion to address the issues faced my people who would like to cook outdoors.
The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill
The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill measures 45 inches by 21 inches by 51 inches, in dimension. It weighs 127 pounds and capacitates a 550 cubic inch cooking surface. There is a removable upper rack, and it comes with a stainless steel food probe. The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill comes with an LED digital temperature control system, and has a patented down cleaning system. It can provide temperatures from 160 degrees to 500 degree Fahrenheit, and has an internal sensor. This amazing pellet grill has a BTU’s per hour of 25000. It has an 18 pound hopper capacity, and the list of features on this pellet grill can go on and on!
The most coveted feature of any pellet grill is its temperature features. The Chef Camp PG24 Pellet grill can go up to a temperature from 160 to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. This spectrum of temperature make it ideal for cooking delicate fishes, and other protein with equal fines like of the mainstream beef. It has a digital temperature control that take it upon itself it maintains a consistent temp without you having to fiddle with it that much. It also comes with a stainless steel probe that let you detect the temperature and doneness. Now that takes the guess work out of the rare to medium rare conundrum.
Ease of Use
The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill has a generous working space, along with a removable top rack. It also has a side shelf for some more space. It has a one of a kind, patented, drop down cleaning system that accumulates of the grease, fat and gunk without having you to disassemble the pellet grill at all! This grill is also easy to assemble. It has a pellet hopper that can easily be filled and cleaned out, an easy ash clean out system and a pellet purge system. This pellet grill also features an auto ignition and shut down mode. It has a heavy duty lid to ensure maximum smoke hold, and maintain steam as well. Moreover, it also comes with a warranty that is given upon request.
- The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill comes with a nifty stainless food probe, letting the cook to ace the doneness of the meats and proteins every time without having to guess.
- It comes with a removable top rack that not only increases space, but makes cleaning easier.
- It has a very low capacity of 18 lbs only of pellets in its pellet hopper. This means that the cook will have to refill the hopper more frequently.
- The customer service is scrutinized my consumers to be unreachable, especially on the weekends.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill
- Can we bake it in it?
Answer: Yes, it can do some great baking as well.
- What is the lowest temperature?
Answer: The lowest temperature on this grill is 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Camp Chef PG24 Pellet grill is an amazing appliance to have around to cook up some great food. It has some amazing features that make it usable even to the newest cooks in town. However, it does have a severe problem of a low capacity pellet hopper. Now, this may not sound as serious, but it will seriously annoy you to refill the hopper so frequently. If you can get past this flaw, it is great pellet grill but I would not recommend to people seeking a more comfortable and laid back experience.