Yoder Smokers 36" El Dorado Santa Maria Charcoal Grill
Yoder Smokers' 36" El Dorado Santa Maria Charcoal Grill – a grill that transcends the boundaries of conventional barbecue - takes open-fire cooking to the next level. Ideal for those seeking a more traditional open fire experience, the El Dorado is designed for grilling enthusiasts looking to get back to early barbecue roots. It's a showstopper, perfect for entertaining, catering, and impressing guests with the spectacle of live-fire grilling.
Santa Maria-style grilling traces its roots to the ranches of California, where rancheros developed the technique of cooking beef over an open flame. Originating in the mid-19th century, this method of grilling became synonymous with the Santa Maria Valley and its distinct, savory barbecue tradition. The El Dorado pays homage to this tradition by going beyond the ordinary, providing an engaging cooking experience rooted in timeless techniques. Whether you're cooking a steak down low over searing hot coals or roasting a large cut with the grate set higher, this grill offers a genuine live-fire experience.
Crafted with Yoder's renowned quality and durability, this grill is a testament to generational craftsmanship, ensuring it becomes an enduring staple in your barbecue arsenal. For those who seek not just a cooking tool but a culinary companion that inspires creativity and captivates guests, the El Dorado Santa Maria Charcoal Grill checks all the boxes.
- Santa Maria-Style Cooking: Immerse yourself in the rich tradition of open-fire grilling, where you control heat by raising and lowering the food directly over the fire – a truly primal cooking experience.
- Made in Kansas, USA: Support American craftsmanship and ingenuity with a grill designed, built, and assembled in the US.
- Generational Quality: Built with Yoder's signature thicker steel and superior construction, ensuring durability and longevity that can be passed down through generations.
- Cantilevered Arms: The cantilevered arms provide an open feel, allowing you to maneuver freely around the grill without obstruction while adding a distinctive aesthetic touch.
- Custom Cast Hand Wheel: Featuring a ratcheting system, the hand wheel allows effortless adjustment of the grates' height for precise control over cooking temperatures.
- Tub within a Tub Design: The inner tub is fully lined with 1.75” firebrick, ensuring even heat distribution and retention, while the outer tub acts as an insulator, keeping the exterior cooler for added safety.
- Insulated Front Door: The well-insulated front door minimizes heat radiation, allowing you to comfortably stand nearby without worrying about excessive heat exposure.
- Thick Insulated Firebox: Enjoy extremely even heat and enhanced safety with the fully insulated firebox, ensuring the heat radiates up into your food and not towards the sides or bottom.
- Chain-Lifted Grates: Grates are lifted and lowered by a chain mechanism, offering durability and reliability over traditional cable systems.
- Wood Storage Rack: Conveniently store wood within reach.
- 810-square inches of cooking area - two 18.2″ x 22.5″ cooking grates
- Full firebrick-lined firebox
- Double wall construction
- Inner firebox constructed from 10-gauge steel
- Outer shell constructed from 12-gauge steel
- 9" deep firebox
- Insulated front drop-down door
- Cast-iron hand wheel with auto-stop ratchet
- Cantilever arms with 15" of vertical adjustment
- Industry-leading heavy-duty chain drive
- Sealed bearings on the adjustment shaft
- 12-gauge stainless steel v-channel grates
- Integrated removable stainless-steel grease trays
- Integrated ash cleanout drawer with cleanout channels
- Outer coating can withstand 1200°F
- Stainless steel side shelves
- Stainless steel hardware throughout
- Robust cart with storage and 10" cast-iron casters
- 58.9" L x 76.9" H x 34" D
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