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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
126025000 Igniting 36
126029000 Field 14
126025000 Variable distance from heat source 9
126025000 Rotating and elevating 7
126026000 Detachable fire pot 1
20090107478Barbecue cooking apparatus with ash bin and chimney device - A barbecue apparatus is provided, the apparatus comprises: a firebowl having an open topside and a bottomside with at least one aperture; a base attached to the bottomside of the firebowl, and the base comprises an internal cavity, and the aperture of the bottomside of the firebowl leads to the internal cavity of the base; and an ash bin and chimney device comprising an open topside and at least one side wall forming a device cavity, and the device designed to fit within the internal cavity of the base, the aperture of the firebowl is situated above the open topside of the device when the device is situated within the internal cavity of the base, and the device further comprises at least one screen and a movable flap situated within its device cavity.04-30-2009
126027000 Stove top-supported 1
20110271947GRILL CANOPY AND REMOVAL SYSTEM - A grill canopy is removably mounted to a grill or cooking assembly over the cooking surface of the grill. The grill canopy includes a first or front half and a second or rear half adapted to fit together in a telescoping arrangement. The first and second canopy halves can be locked together and then rotated to a removal position, where they can be disengaged and removed from the cooking surface of the grill.11-10-2011
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20090139511Charcoal restraints - Charcoal Restraints is a device which converts a conventional barbeque grill into a indirect cooker by modifying the grill's heat relocate characteristics. The device blocks the main beaming heat relocate pathway, extends the conductive heat relocate pathways and allows convection heating as the primary means of cooking. The device divides the fuel, provides adequate air stream to maintain burning.06-04-2009
20110197872Portable heating device - A barbecue kit comprising a bowl having a base and side walls, the base having a central planar portion and a plurality of downwardly sloping portions between the planar central portion and the walls, a plurality of apertures in the base, a support assembly including a manifold connected to a plurality of hollow support arms and a fan associated with the manifold to blow air through the hollow support arms to the interior of the bowl.08-18-2011
20090205628Flameless barbecue grill - A grill for a barbecuing, the grill having an upper grate, wherein a grillable foodstuff may be placed thereon and a lower grate having channels which may catch juices that drips from the foodstuff. The upper grate and lower grate are positionable relative to each other, so as to vary in position between a maximally overlapped (open) grill position and a minimally overlapped (closed) grill position.08-20-2009
20090145421Portable outdoor gas oven and grill - An improved portable gas oven and grill adapted for outdoor use consisting of a metal grill on top of a metal oven comprising an oven chamber, at least one burner positioned at the bottom of the oven chamber, a thermostat operatively connected to the burner for indicating and controlling the temperature of the oven chamber, and at least one removable shelf within the oven chamber for placement of food therein.06-11-2009
20100154773Grill - Disclosed is a grill in which roast food is not scorched and thus the quality and inherent taste of the food are not deteriorated and in which grease is not dropped in an oven when roasting the roast food to prevent production of smell or soot. The grill includes a body having four sides and a bottom provided with a plurality of through-holes formed on a surface of the bottom and a plurality of discharge holes framed in one or both edges of the bottom; a cover hingedly engaged to the body, and having four sides corresponding to the four sides of the body, and a bottom provided with a plurality of through-holes formed on a surface of the bottom of the cover, and a plurality of discharge holes formed in one or both edge parts of the bottom surface of the cover; and inner plates each of which is mounted on the body and the cover, and has four sides having a height lower than the sides of the body and the cover, and a plurality of through-holes formed on a bottom surface of the plate.06-24-2010
20090194091Barbecue grill - A barbecue grill has a body and a cover. The body has an open top, an inner chamber and a net. The net is mounted on the top. The cover covers the open top of the body and has an outer surface, an inner surface, a handle, at least one vent and a rotatable seal. The handle is mounted on the outer surface of the cover. The vent is defined through the cover and communicates with the inner chamber of the body. The rotatable seal is mounted rotatably on the inner surface of the cover and has at least one tab. The tab corresponds to the vent and is rotatably turned to selectively close and open the vent to release smoke and heat through the vent without removing the cover smoke and heat are easily released controllable.08-06-2009
20100000511BARBECUE GRILLING GRATE ASSEMBLY - A barbecue grilling grate assembly for use in a barbecue grilling system is disclosed. The barbecue grilling grate assembly includes a grilling grate having a plurality of grilling bars and a bordering bar. The grilling grate includes a top surface and a bottom surface. The top surface is configured to allow food to be cooked atop. The bottom surface includes an inlet port defined thereon and is configured to evacuate smoke from a heat source via the inlet port. The grilling bars are fluidly connected to the bordering bar, which both define hollow channels therewithin to allow smoke from a heat source to pass therethrough and out to an outlet port. The grilling grate assembly further includes a tubular structure and a smoke evacuation device, which are selectively attached to the outlet port.01-07-2010
20100083947BARBECUE GRILL HAVING A SPLIT LID - A barbecue grill assembly comprises a firebox having a bottom and first and second ends, side walls extending from the first and second ends, and a pair of lids each hingeably connectable to an upper portion of one of the side walls and separately movable between open and closed positions. The pair of lids forms a cooking enclosure with the firebox when in their closed positions.04-08-2010
20100095946Spark Arrestor and Airflow Control Assembly for a Portable Cooking or Heating Device - A device for arresting spark and ash issuing from, and precisely controlling the ventilation of and temperature inside, a heat source-containing vessel such as a cooking grill, stove, oven, cooker, fireplace, heater, or firebox. The device comprises a spark arrestor assembly including a base plate, a cover plate, and a spark arrestor. The base plate defines an opening. The cover plate and spark arrestor are slidably mated in two channels formed in the base plate around the opening. The cover plate and spark arrestor may be adjusted to extend across or only partway across the opening as selected by a user of the device. Tabs are provided on the cover plate and spark arrestor for easy adjustment thereof. Tabs in the base plate are positioned to define a range of slidable motion of the cover plate and spark arrestor. The spark arrestor assembly engages a fire-containing or heat source-containing vessel over an opening defined by the vessel so that the vessel opening cooperates with the spark arrestor assembly opening.04-22-2010
20130074822COMBINED TYPE OF BARBEQUE OVEN - A combined type of barbecue oven comprises a barbecue oven and a coil base frame provided with rollers, the barbecue oven is mounted on the coil base frame, wherein the two ends of the supporting structure of the barbecue oven are provided with a foldable object placement plate. The object placement plate of the barbecue oven is foldable; therefore the occupying space is small. Moreover, the volume of the whole oven body is small, which is convenient for moving. When being moved in a short distance, the barbecue oven does not need to be moved, it only requires to mount the coil base frame with an inclined side and provided with the rollers and the barbecue oven on the coil base frame, so that the whole combined type of barbecue oven can be dragged to move; the barbecue oven is conveniently used, healthful, and suitable for being popularized.03-28-2013
20130206131FIRE ENCLOSURE - A fire enclosure includes a roof supported by a frame. The frame includes openings through which the interior of the fire enclosure is visible. The openings can be covered by at least two overlapping screens. The screens can be oriented to slope downward and inward from the roof.08-15-2013
20120174907Barbecue Stove with Collapsible Stand - A barbecue stove with collapsible stand has a grill pan and a stand mounted on the grill pan. The stand has a main leg mounted pivotally on the grill pan and a secondary leg connected pivotally to the main leg. When the main and secondary legs cross each other, the stand is unfolded and supports the grill pan high above a plane. When the main and secondary legs overlap each other and the main leg is pivoted to lie on the grill pan, the stand is folded into a compact size. The stand of the barbecue stove is structurally simplified and therefore is easy to assemble, fold or unfold.07-12-2012
20090165773Vertical Hearth Barbecue - Barbecue with a vertical hearth, in which the hearth (07-02-2009
20090250048ADJUSTABLE BURNER KIT FOR BARBEQUE GRILLS - An adjustable burner kit for a grill includes an adjustable burner having a burner end telescopically received on a burner inlet. The adjustable burner defines a passageway for receiving gas. The burner inlet has a proximal end for receiving a gas valve. The burner end has a proximal end adjacent to the distal end of the burner inlet. The burner end defines a mounting member on its distal end. The mounting member includes a flat section that defines a cutout for receiving a mounting screw. An optional mount piece may be provided for engaging the mounting member to provide an alternatively oriented mounting interface. The adjustable burner has an adjustable length.10-08-2009
20090159068FUEL-FIRED BARBECUE - A barbecue having a manual operating mode and an automatic operating mode. In the manual operating mode a user is required to act affirmatively on the burner or burners of the barbecue in order to light them. In the automatic operating mode, a controller operably controls an igniter and/or a pilot to automatically light the burner or burners without the need for a user to affirmatively act on the burners themselves.06-25-2009
20080216813BAFFLE PLATE STRUCTURE OF A FAR-INFRARED CORE OF A GRILLER - The present invention provides an improved baffle plate structure of a far-infrared core of the griller. The baffle plate is horizontally mounted at regular intervals over the far-infrared core of the existing griller. The baffle plate has a predefined profile, thickness and light transmission property. The baffle plate has a facade in a curved shape forming at least a convex portion and two falling sides. The convex portion faces upwards, and two falling sides of the baffle plate are extended to two predefined positions at both sides of the far-infrared core, thus enabling the baffle plate to cover the top surface of far-infrared core. The convex portion of the curved baffle plate allows oil stains or other foreign materials to be discharged towards two falling sides, thus avoiding the accumulation of foreign materials09-11-2008
20100326417COLLAPSIBLE GAS GRILL - A collapsible gas grill having a control panel, a bowl and a hood. The collapsible gas grill comprises a cooking grid that supports a cooking item, a burner attached to the bowl, a valve attached to the control panel, a rotating latch that locks the hood to the bowl, a base that supports the grill, and a catch that engages the base when the collapsible gas grill is in one of a collapsed configuration or an open configuration.12-30-2010
20120260904PORTABLE COMPACT FIRE CONTAINMENT RING DEVICE - The present invention is a portable compact fire ring device used to contain a fire in an outdoor fire pit that includes a plurality of metal containment plates with a front facing and a back facing and decorative animal indicia disposed on the front facing or the back facing. There is also a cut-out portion on the containment plates to allow light from the fire that can be seen outside of the device and natural airflow and ventilation of the fire and a plurality of clips utilized to hold the containment plates together forming the device and are utilized to assemble and reassembly the device. The animal indicia can be a deer, a bear or an eagle and the device can be used in combination with a grilling or cooking surface.10-18-2012
20090301463PORTABLE COOKING SYSTEM - A portable cooking system comprising a base tray, a grill plate, a lid, and a reflector is provided. The base tray comprises a heating through hole and a basin provided at a bottom of the base tray. The grill plate comprises a central opening, a substantially annular surface, and a plurality of drain holes in the annular surface. The reflector of an upturned bowl shape comprises a reflecting bump, radial furrows, and radial ridges alternatively disposed between the radial furrows, and the reflector is attached to a ceiling of the lid. Some of the radial furrows and the radial ridges are disposed on an inner surface of the upturned bowl shape, such that the heating airflow that rise upward through the heating through hole and hit a center portion of the reflector are guided outwardly to reach evenly over to the grill plate.12-10-2009
20120216790UNIVERSAL SWING AWAY FOOD SUPPORTING RACK - A grill having an upper housing that is hingedly affixed to a lower housing. A universal fit upper grate assembly is provided that may be easily installed within an upper housing of grills of various sizes. The upper grate assembly is pivotally mounted to an inside surface of the upper housing. The upper grate assembly is made up of slidably interconnecting segments to facilitate an adjustable length of the upper grate assembly to accommodate different sized grills.08-30-2012
20120222665COOKING GRATE ASSEMBLY AND COOKING APPARATUS - A grate assembly for cooking food products and a grilling apparatus which uses the grate assembly for supporting the food during cooking. The grate assembly comprises: (a) a lower grate element having a series of parallel peak structures with valleys therebetween and (b) an upper grate element having a series of parallel food support ribs which are sized and spaced such that each rib will be positioned over the top of a corresponding peak structure. The upper food contacting surfaces of the ribs will remain substantially rust-free at atmospheric and cooking conditions.09-06-2012
20110011388APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN IMPROVED COOKING GRATE FOR AN OUTDOOR GRILL - Provided is a cooking grate for improving cooking performance on an outdoor cooking grill. The cooking grate has a metallic plate, configured to be placed over a heat source in the outdoor cooking grill, where the metallic plate has a plurality of perforation holes. The cooking grate further includes a plurality of cooking surface ribs, configured to support food during cooking and positioned above the metallic plate. Also provided are methods of providing an improved cooking grate for an outdoor cooking grill including the steps of: perforating a metallic plate, configured to be positioned above a heat source on the outdoor cooking grill; forming a plurality of cooking surface ribs, configured to receive food to be cooked thereon.01-20-2011
20090020109Portable Stove - An autonomous or battery powered foldable stove using dry biomass as combustion fuel is described herein. The device includes a base that contains an air flow generator having an inlet and an outlet. The outlet is in fluid communication trough a diffuser plate supporting the combustible to provide air thereto when the kit is functionally assembled and in operation. The stove defines a compact portable, stackable and autonomous device which can be stored for and then used in extreme situations, such as following a natural disaster.01-22-2009
20120234309FOLDABLE COOKING DEVICE - The invention relates to a foldable cooking device comprising: a first partial shell (09-20-2012
20120234308Grill System - A grill system includes a grill frame and a cooking surface attached to the grill frame. The grill system also includes a solid fuel compartment positioned proximate to the cooking surface. The grill system additionally includes a burner positioned below the solid fuel compartment. Cooking may be accomplished by alternately using only the burner, using only solid fuel placed in the solid fuel compartment, and using both the burner and the solid fuel placed in the solid fuel compartment to heat a common area of the cooking surface without modifying an arrangement of the solid fuel compartment and the burner.09-20-2012
20100089379Grill - A grill comprising a base, an upper shell, an upper pan located in the upper shell and an lower pan located in the base, the upper shell has a left lever and a right lever in the two sides respectively, one end of each lever pivotally connecting to the back portion of the two sides of the base respectively, the lower pan pivotally connecting to at least a lever via a sleeve, wherein there is a sliding block in the sleeve which can slide towards the axis direction of the sleeve; the side of the sliding block has a position protrusion, the pivotal connection portion of the lower pan has a corresponding position groove for the position protrusion sliding towards the axis direction, the pivotal connection portion of the said lever has a corresponding arc-limiting groove for the position protrusion rotating limitedly, said sleeve has a corresponding position opening to the position groove. The upper pan and lower pan of the grill of the present invention can be opened to about 105 degrees and about 180 degrees or forms a “V”-shape just by the simple structure composed of a sleeve, sliding block, spring and button, so it is simple, reliable and lower-cost.04-15-2010
20110174292Foot Activated Grill Opening Apparatus and Method - A foot activated grill opening apparatus and method for reducing the chance of user injury and eliminating awkwardness when opening and closing the cover of a grill. The apparatus allows a user to open the cover of a grill in a hands-free fashion. The present invention allows a user carrying utensils and plates in both hands to still open and close the cover of a grill. Additionally, the apparatus further reduces the chance of user injury from contact burns, radiant heat burns, grill flare-ups, and the like that may occur when a user reaches across and above a grill's heat source while opening and closing a grill cover in a conventional manner. The present invention further provides aid to elderly and weaker individuals incapable of either lifting the weight of the grill cover or generating the necessary shoulder/arm range of motion to open the grill cover.07-21-2011
20110132347PORTABLE CHARCOAL GRILL - A portable charcoal grill is disclosed which places charcoal on an internal support mesh located at the bottom of the housing thereof. The portable charcoal grill includes: a fixing string (06-09-2011
20110120442Barbecue Grill and Smoker - A barbecue grill, have an enclosed cooking container resting upon a support structure, the cooking enclosure having walls that enclose the cooking area and a clamshell lid for access, heating elements in the lower portion of the enclosure, connected to a fuel source, and containing within the cooking enclosure heating elements in the lower portion, grills for holding food and exposing it to the circulating air in the superior portion, and a drawer or drawers for wood, water, or other substances, which can be exposed to heat for the creation of smoke, steam or other result, consequently enabling the standard grilling process, but also providing a low skill, low effort means of enabling the slow smoking process as well as the simulated cooking of food over a wood fire.05-26-2011
20090159067Receiver hitch mounted cooking unit and method of using same - An apparatus that is selectively attachable to a vehicle, for transporting a cooking device and positioning the cooking device so as to also permit access to the vehicle. The apparatus includes a hitch insertion member for insertion into a trailer hitch, and a mounting support for a cooking device, for example a barbeque pit. The cooking device has a slidable cover that allows access to the interior of the device to allow cooking or heating. The slidable cover allows access without interfering with the vehicle.06-25-2009
20110271950REMOVABLE BASKET ASSEMBLY FOR OUTDOOR GRILL - A grill is provided with a removable storage basket assembly for providing a conveniently accessible receptacle or storage platform for articles such as seasonings, cooking tools, towels, or other articles. The storage basket assembly includes a frame having a basket or tray that can be mounted thereto, and a handle. The handle is configured to be received within a recess formed in a shelf of the grill for removably but stably mounting the storage basket assembly on the grill.11-10-2011
20110271949CHARCOAL GRILL - A charcoal grill assembly including a body housing a top or lid pivotally attached to a bottom portion. A charcoal grate is received within the bottom portion, with a cooking grate received over the charcoal grate. The cooking grate includes a hingedly attached portion that can be pivoted upwardly to provide access to the charcoal grate therebelow. An ash collection system is mounted below the bottom portion of the grill body for discharge and collection of ashes from the grill. The grill body further is mounted on a series of legs that support the grill.11-10-2011
20110079209RIGID GRILL STRUCTURE - A cart suitable for supporting a grill, including a grill bowl. The cart has two union members with curved channels for receiving tubular, U-shaped frame members. The union members may be in the form of two similar (but not necessarily identical) halves joined together to enclose the frame members. The tubular channels of the union members resist movement (such as twisting and tilting) in at least two directions. The union members lock the frame members in place with internal protrusions that fit into mating depressions or holes in the frame members. Extra rigidity is added to the cart by one or more side tables which are structural members as well as functional tables. The side tables thus serve as cross-members between two frame assemblies. The grill's lid can easily be tilted back to rest in place on lid supports underneath the bottom edge and contact points on the side tables.04-07-2011
20100031950COOLER INCORPORATING GRILLING APPARATUS - An apparatus including a cooler and a grill. The cooler may be used to store a plurality of foodstuffs. The grill may be used for cooking. The grill is attached to the cooler by a sliding attachment that allows the grill and the cooler to be in a first, collapsed position whereby the grill and the cooler are maintained in a close proximity to one another for transportation and a second, expanded position whereby the grill and the cooler are maintained in a more distant proximity to one another than the collapsed position for cooking upon the grill. A grill compartment may also be included.02-11-2010
20110214663FUEL ELEMENT AND ASSOCIATED PORTABLE STOVE SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - According to one embodiment, a portable fuel system includes a container that includes a closed end and an open end. The system also includes a fuel element that includes a compressed homogenous mixture of a cellulose-containing material and a hardened wax material. The fuel element is removably positionable within the container. The system also includes a spacer that is positionable within the container between the closed end of the container and the fuel element. The spacer supports the fuel element on the closed end such that air is flowable between the fuel element and the closed end. The system further includes a cooking surface that is couplable to the open end of the container.09-08-2011
20110214662APPARATUS FOR CONVERTING KETTLE OR KAMADO STYLE COOKING GRILLS FOR COOKING PIZZA - The invention pertains to an accessory for adapting cooking grills, especially kettle and kamado style grills for better cooking of pizzas and other foods not typically thought of as appropriate for grilling. The accessory is an insert that is adapted to sit between the bottom and the top of the grill and is generally shaped with a horizontal cross-section substantially similar to the horizontal cross section at the junction of the bottom and the top of the grill with which it is adapted to work. The insert increases the height of the cooking chamber. The insert includes a side opening or window through which food may be inserted and removed from the expanded cooking chamber without the need to open or remove the top of the grill.09-08-2011
20120024280Pre-Assembled Barbecue Grill - A partially assembled grill comprises a frame unit having a bottom and two sides, one side mounted to pivot on one end of the bottom so that it is folded against the bottom, and the other side mounted to pivot on the other end of the bottom and positioned generally perpendicular to the bottom, to form a partially folded frame, and a grill casing, wherein the partially folded frame unit encloses the grill casing on two adjacent perpendicular surfaces.02-02-2012
20090095277Barbecue cooking apparatus with folding shelves - A portable barbecue cooking apparatus is provided, the apparatus comprising a cooking chamber comprising a topside opening and a fire bowl with opposing ends; at least two handles, each handle attached to opposing ends of the fire bowl; and at least two shelves, each shelf being pivotally attached to each of the handles, and each shelf being foldable inwardly towards the topside opening of the cooking chamber during a stowage position and extendable outwardly away from the topside opening of the cooking chamber during a usage position.04-16-2009
20100116262 BARBEQUE COOKER - The invention relates to a barbeque cooker assembly which includes a base, a kettle assembly supported on the base, a fuel receptacle support and associated fuel receptacles, the support including a substantially upright shaft having a lower end which is rotatably supported on the base below the drum or kettle assembly and an upper end which is located in the drum or kettle assembly. The open-topped fuel receptacles are releasably mounted to the fuel receptacle support for receiving fuel for cooking food, and an electric motor supported on the base below the drum or kettle assembly for rotatingly driving the fuel receptacle support and, accordingly, each fuel receptacle mounted thereon. The food to be grilled remains stationary on an elevated grid mounted above the fuel buckets.05-13-2010
20110168158TEMPERATURE INDICATOR - A temperature indicator for an outdoor barbeque is disclosed. The temperature indicator may include a controller, a sensor and a visual indicator. The sensor may measure the temperature of a cooking area of the barbeque and communicate the measured temperature to the controller. The visual indicator may be coupled to the controller and may indicate the range of the measured temperature of the cooking area.07-14-2011
20090205629Barbecue grill - A barbecue grill includes a pot-shaped grill body and a pan supporting the grill body. The grill body is formed with air holes arranged along the bottom edge thereof at angular intervals of 90°. The pan is formed with protrusions arranged along its edge at angular intervals of 90°. During burning, the grill body is placed on the pan such that the air holes are located between the adjacent protrusions, respectively. In this state, the air holes are open, so that air can be easily taken in. To extinguish fire, the grill body is horizontally turned relative to the pan until the air holes are hermetically closed by the respective protrusions, and a lid is placed on the grill body. In this state, air supply into the grill completely stops, so that fire can be extinguished quickly.08-20-2009
20090165772High efficiency combustion stove - The invention is a stove that is portable, has a double walled external structure for the passage of air used in combustion of the fuel, which air also maintains the external surface at a cool enough temperature that it can be touched, and which air flow prevents the waste of heat laterally to the ambient air from a hot outer surface. This increases cooking efficiency, because almost all heat that reaches the air flow between the two walls is drawn right into the combustion chamber in the form of preheated air by reason of the chimney effect. Thus almost no heat can escape the outside wall except by reaching the cooking pot bottom and pot sides after passing out the cover vents as exhaust. The stove is preferably powered with coal, and uses about half as much coal as a conventional coal fired stove resulting from cooking efficiency.07-02-2009
20080210214OUTDOOR GRILL COVER09-04-2008
20090288654BARBECUE GRILL WITH A MOVABLE HEATER - A barbecue grill with a movable heater includes a main body having at least a rail, a heater movably resting on the rail, and a storing plate closable on the main body. The heater can be freely moved to and from above baking foods placed on a net to let a user operate conveniently and safely. And, with the storing plate closed on the main body, not only the heat can be kept in the main body to shorten baking time for saving energy, but also the well-baked foods and the frozen foods can be put on the storing plate for respectively keeping warm and being unfrozen to increase space.11-26-2009
20090038605Portable cooking device - A portable outdoor cooking device includes a body portion having a heat source and a cooking attachment and support members attached to the body portion. The support members are collapsible and can be configured to fold and store beneath the body portion of the outdoor cooking device when the device is not in use. In addition, the cooking attachments are removable and interchangeable from the body portion of the outdoor cooking device. Side tables are also removably attached to the body portion of the device.02-12-2009
20110203568GRILL08-25-2011
20110192392Foldable Grill - A grill includes two shells, a sidewall, two support legs, and a stand. The shells are pivotally joined together and are pivotal relative to each other between an open position and a closed position. The sidewall is adapted to be disposed between the shells to keep the two shells disposed in the open position. The support legs pivotally join to the two shells, respectively. The stand includes two stand members pivotally joined together and abuts against a support surface when the support surface bears the grill. The stand members are pivotal with respect to each other in response to the two shells disposed between the open position and the closed position. The support legs are pivotal to a supporting-mode position where the grill is prevented from being knocked down, and are pivotal to a carrying-mode position where the support legs are grasped as a handle to carry the grill.08-11-2011
20090165774TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT MEANS FOR COOKING APPLIANCES - A cooking appliance having a heating source and a cooking surface disposed above the heating source. A temperature sensing probe is located between the heating source and the cooking surface for indicating to a user the temperature at or near the cooking surface.07-02-2009
20100275898BARBECUE - The invention relates to a barbecue (11-04-2010
20100275899Trash Receptacle Holder for Outdoor Grill - The invention generally relates to a trash receptacle holder for use on an outdoor grill that includes an upper retaining member capable of circumferentially receiving a trash receptacle; a lower retaining including a platform adapted to support a trash receptacle when said trash receptacle holder is in an erect position; an extension arm operatively connected to said upper and lower retaining members and allowing said upper and lower retaining members to be rotated into said collapsed position where said upper and lower retaining members are in a position that is generally perpendicular to the ground and an erect position where said upper lower retaining members are in a position that is generally parallel to the ground and a trash receptacle may be placed on said lower retaining member and circumferentially received by said upper retaining member.11-04-2010
20080289614All Weather Cooking System - This invention is related to a universal, multi-functional article, with application to camping stoves and is composed by a wind proof protection, which is placed around the stove burner, composed by a structure, open on the upper and lower sections. It can be suspended. It can be packaged for equipment transportation. It can be used as an oven.11-27-2008
20130118472FOLDING WORKTABLE FOR USE ON AN OUTDOOR GRILL - The present invention relates to outdoor grill accessories, and more particularly, a foldable worktable attachment for an outdoor grill that includes a large table that is pivotally connected to the side of the grill. When in an erect position, the table provides ample space for preparing foods and the like, but when in a collapsed position, the table lies flush against one of the sides of the grill housing, thus, enclosing supporting legs that are folded and stored between the table and the grill housing.05-16-2013
20080276926FIRE IGNITER OF CARBONACEOUS FUEL - A fire igniter of carbonaceous fuel, especially the fire igniter providing an initial operation to ignite cold and raw carbonaceous fuel, includes a barrel unit, a space of which is deformable and is collected easily. The barrel unit includes primarily a front plate, a rear plate and a side wing that are connected by hinges, so as to be deformed and collapsed for reducing a volume to be collected.11-13-2008
20080245356Grill frame and turnable grill - A grill assembly includes a grill frame having a first pair of notches on a first side of the grill frame and a second pair of notches on another side of the grill frame that is opposite the first side, wherein the first pair of notches and the second pair of notches are aligned along two axes of rotation that are substantially perpendicular to the first side of the grill frame; and a grill comprising two halves held together by a hinge such that the two halves can be folded to face each other, and four axle portions that are configured to fit in the first pair of notches and the second pair of notches of the grill frame.10-09-2008
20080289615Dual fuel gas valve and gas grill - A duel fuel gas control valve controls the supply of gas (e.g., natural gas or liquid propane gas) to a gas grill. The duel fuel gas control valve is structured to control either natural or LP gas flow at the desired operating characteristics based on conventional gas supply characteristics and gas grill requirements. A restrictor mechanism, when in first and second configurations, respectively, restricts movement of the valve core to a first predetermined range for a first mode of operation (first type of gas supply) and to a second predetermined range for a second mode of operation (second type of gas supply).11-27-2008
20080271728GRILLER WITH DETACHABLE STOVE - The present invention provides a griller with detachable stove. The griller includes a pedestal portion and a stove portion. The stove has a connecting portion at a bottom of the main body of the stove, that can be assembled onto the stove coupling portion of the pedestal portion. Thus, the stove is integrated with the pedestal, or the stove can be removed from the pedestal for independent use. In such a case, the stove can be placed on the ground or a desk via the stand at the bottom of the main body. The large-sized griller of the present invention can be converted into a lightweight type of griller.11-06-2008
20080264404BARBECUE GRILL - A barbecue grill for cooking an object. The barbecue grill includes a number of ribs for supporting the object. Each rib has one or more resistive elements and one or more body portions substantially electrically insulated by an insulator relative to the resistive element. The body portion includes a top surface adapted for engaging the object. Each rib is spaced apart from at least one of the ribs proximal thereto by a predetermined distance to allow liquid escaping from the object to flow between the ribs under the influence of gravity.10-30-2008
20100139642MULTI-COMPARTMENT GREASE TRAY - An outdoor cooking grill includes a removeable grease drip pan. The grease drip pan has a number of removable fluid pans designed to collect grease and/or other fluid.06-10-2010
20090183727Holding Construction of Barbecue Stove - A barbecue stove includes a body with a hole and a grease plate, the hole is formed on the bottom of the body, the body further includes a frame is round the hole and secured with the body for, a receive portion is formed between the frame and the bottom of the body for receiving the grease plate, a plurality of pivots are fixed on the bottom of the body, two feet are pivotally connected with the pivots individually, the grease plate radially extend a bent portion. When the barbecue stove in use, the grease plate can be mounted on the frame by the bent portion, when the barbecue stove is not in use, the grease plate can be locked by the feet.07-23-2009
20090183726BARBEQUE GRILL HAVING FOLDABLE STANDS - A barbeque grill includes a grill body and two stands foldably mounted on a bottom of the grill body. Each of the stands includes a support bracket, two support legs, two pivot units, two locking members, two fastening units, and two elastic members. Thus, each of the support legs is rotatable relative to the support bracket so that each of the support legs is foldable to fold each of the stands to reduce the whole volume of the barbeque grill, thereby facilitating packaging, storage and transportation of the barbeque grill. In addition, each of the support legs is locked onto or unlocked from the support bracket by releasing or pulling each of the locking members so that each of the support legs is expandable and foldable easily and quickly.07-23-2009
20090199842Smoker conversion kit - This invention is to be used primarily to convert a traditional charcoal grill into a multifaceted smoker with wet and dry smoking capabilities. Furthermore, novel racks within the invention allow the user to utilize all of the space within the smoker providing for more food cooked over a given time frame. The invention also included a removal tray allowing access to the fuel and liquid pan with only negligible heat loss and no risk of damage to the contents of the smoker or the surface upon which the smoker is placed when removed from the primary heat source.08-13-2009
20090199841Stove cover of infrared barbeque grill - A stove cover of an infrared barbeque stove is positioned at the top of the heat generating portion of the stove and includes ventilation holes, each having a blocking plate. When the infrared barbeque stove is used for barbeque, the cover is provided for storing heat to prevent heat loss, and allowing hot air to flow along a specific direction by means of the ventilation holes. Compared with the traditional ceramic cover or high temperature glass cover, the cover of the invention is made of a metal, and thus not only improves the barbeque performance, but also significantly lowers the cost.08-13-2009
20090050131Water-Cooled Barbecue System - Disclosed is a water-cooled barbecue system with a cooling fluid circulation system which avoids meat from sticking to a grill and from burning. The water-cooled barbecue system comprises: a body, the upper portion thereof being open to provide heat from the supplied fuel, a receiving space being defined by the body; a grill with a frame, the frame having a first communicating hole and a second communicating hole to introduce and/or discharge fluid, a fluid circulation tube communicating between the first communicating hole and the second communicating hole being provided inside of the frame; and a cooling device connected with the fluid circulation tube through the first communicating hole and the second communicating hole, and cooling fluid which circulates inside of the fluid circulation tube. The water-cooled barbecue system, which has the body at the upper portion thereof and the cooling device inside thereof, can further a housing, which can be moved and assembled.02-26-2009
20110126820TEMPERATURE CONTROL APPARATUS FOR A BARBEQUE GRILL - A temperature control system for controlling the rate of flow of a flammable fluid at generally constant pressure is disclosed. The system may include a flow control apparatus that is free of a regulator mechanism, for affecting the flow of the fluid. The flow control apparatus may be operable between at least a first flow rate and a second flow rate, and may have at least one upstream opening and at least one downstream opening. The system may also include a first burner in fluid communication with the downstream opening of the flow control apparatus and a conduit in fluid communication at one end thereof with the upstream opening of the flow control apparatus, and configured at the other end thereof for connection to a fuel supply. A thermocouple may be located in the vicinity of the burner, for converting a sensed thermal state into an electrical signal. An electronic controller, in communication with the flow control apparatus, for activating the flow control apparatus to one of said first and second flow rates, and being in communication with the thermocouple for receiving the electrical signal from the thermocouple is also provided. An interface connected to the controller for manually inputting a desired temperature may be included, wherein the controller is operable to automatically cycle the flow control apparatus between the first and second flow rates until the temperature sensed by the thermocouple is similar to the desired temperature.06-02-2011
20080314376Mobile Barbecue Grill - A mobile barbecue grill includes a base, a first handle, an upper lid, a holding member, a first bracing rack, a second bracing rack and a pair of wheels. The base aims to hold a cooking grid. The first handle is located on an outer side of the base. The upper lid aims to cover the base. The holding member has one end coupling with the bottom of the base. The first bracing rack is located beneath the base, and has two first upright bars and a first transverse bar coupling with one another. The first transverse bar is leaned against the holding member and supports the base. The first bracing rack has one end remote from the base and resting on the ground surface. The second bracing rack is located beneath the base, and has two second upright bars and a second transverse bar coupling with one another. The second transverse bar is pivotally coupled with the bottom of the base. The second upright bars and the first upright bars are pivotally coupled. The wheels are coupled with one end of the second upright bars and rest on the ground surface.12-25-2008
20090255525GRILL - A grill with a removable smoker unit comprises a pan, a body, a pan cover, a smoker unit and a socket unit, wherein the smoker unit comprises a smoker box and a heating tube member with two plug terminals. The smoker unit is removably mounted on one side of the body, wherein there is a hole in the pan where the smoker unit inserts into the body, and a removable insulation lid mounted on the hole. The socket unit is mounted in the body, and provides electrical connection. The socket unit has holes for receiving the plug terminals. The grill with these structures not only has the conventional functions, but also provides an optional smoking function.10-15-2009
20130213381Adjustable Hitch Grill - An adjustable hitch grill for food preparation comprising: a drum portion; a vertical arm attached to the drum portion; a horizontal arm attached to the vertical arm at a first end of the horizontal arm, where the horizontal arm attaches to a hitch at a second end of the horizontal arm; a plurality of vertical holes along the vertical arm, where the vertical holes provide a vertical means of adjustment; and a plurality of horizontal holes along the horizontal arm, where the horizontal holes provide a horizontal means of adjustment. The drum portion includes an opening and lid, where the lid covers the opening.08-22-2013
20130213382Gas Barbecue With Fuel Supply Valve Control - A gas barbecue grill with mechanism to control the fuel supply valve handle is herein provided having a fuel supply with an existing valve operated with a handle and, a hand operable rotary control handle located in or near the barbecue grill control panel and, a plurality of rotatably, pivotably, slidably operable drive shafts, geared drive shafts, grooved drive shafts, beveled gearwheels, gear wheels, retainer collars, bearings contiguously connected so as to contiguously transfer hand actuated rotating motion from the rotary control handle located near the barbecue control panel to the socket slidably engaged to the fuel supply valve handle, thereby operably rotating the fuel supply valve handle variably to the open on and closed off position.08-22-2013
20100192936EASY TO START HEATING APPARATUS AT ANY ATTEMPT WITHOUT NEED FOR FLAMMABLE FLUID AND BLOWING - The invention relates to a heating apparatus which can be used in open areas such as gardens and terraces solely as well as inside stoves or cooking units specially designed form restaurants, easily burned without need for flammable fluid and blowing, consisting of a heat distributor (08-05-2010
20100258105EGG-SHAPED OUTDOOR COOKER - A non-ceramic, light-weight egg-shaped outdoor cooker made from formed sheet metal includes a double-walled kettle, with an inner wall spaced and insulated from an outer wall by an insulating layer. A domed lid is constructed similarly to the double-walled kettle and is hinged to the top of the kettle. By spacing the inner wall from the outer wall and providing an insulating layer, heat transfer to the outside of the cooker is greatly slowed. By constructing the structure of sheet metal, instead of ceramic, the cooker is light-weight, rugged, and economical to manufacture.10-14-2010
20090056695Charcoal / Air BBQ Combustion Chamber Assembly - An open “funnel shaped” Inner Burner inside an open top Outer Casing. The casings closed base has a central hole accommodating the burners small open bottom Ash Exit. The space between the Inner Burner wall and Outer Casing wall forms an Annular Air Plenum that's supplied by an electric variable speed blower. Air enters the Burner Combustion space through perforations in the Burner/Plenum wall. This ensures rapid ignition and controls combustion rate (Temp). This also precipitates ash from burner Ash Exit, through the Ash Chute and into Storage Container fitted to outer casings base. A Radial diffuser centered on the heating surface provides a variable speed Lateral Air Sheet between heating and grill surfaces, instantly blowing “Smoke and Flare-Ups” to the outer burner perimeter. Unit is designed as a “Drop-In” unit to fit a manufacturer BBQ cart suitably equipped to specify basic installation requirements.03-05-2009
20100252021GRILLING APPARATUS - Disclosed is a grill having a firebox with an open upper end upon which rests a cooking grate. A burning chamber is disposed within the firebox and below the open upper end for containing a burning fuel material. A lid is hingedly affixed to the firebox and liftable to access either the grate or the burning chamber. A capture mechanism enables the lid to engage the grate such that when the capture mechanism is in a disengagement condition the lid may be lifted independently of the grate to access the grate, and when the capture mechanism is in an engagement condition lifting of the lid causes simultaneous lifting of the grate off of the firebox to allow access to the burning chamber.10-07-2010
20100252020TWO RING GRILL BURNER AND CONTROL VALVE - A grill includes a grate for supporting food, an inner burner and an outer burner that are both mounted under the grate. A control valve is coupled to the inner and outer burners. The control valve has a first mode of operation which controls the heat produced by the outer burner only and prevents the inner burner from emitting heat. Food placed in the middle of the grate is exposed to indirect convection heating. The control valve also has a second mode of operation which controls the heat produced by both the inner and outer burners.10-07-2010
20110056477BARBEQUE HOOD AND AN ASSOCIATED LIGHTING ARRANGEMENT - I lighting arrangement for a barbeque hood. The lighting arrangement includes a light housing and at least one light. The light housing is adapted for mounting adjacent an interior surface of the hood. The at least one light is mounted to the light housing.03-10-2011
20100218754SYSTEM FOR CONVERTING A KETTLE-TYPE BARBECUE TO EMPLOY FUEL PELLETS - An apparatus and method used with a conventional barbecue, such as a kettle-type barbecue, which enables the barbecue to be fueled by fuel pellets burned in a fire box. The apparatus includes a support, a hopper and feeder structure for the fire box combined into a unitary construction selectively positionable as a unit on the barbecue body of the barbecue or removed therefrom. In embodiments illustrated, the fire box is positioned so as to direct heat to a desired location within the apparatus.09-02-2010
20090114207Portable Barbecue Device - A portable barbeque device comprises an exterior housing for being supported on a wheeled chassis and having a door supporting an appliance housing thereon. The appliance housing comprises a base and a pivotal lid arranged to define a cooking chamber therein. A gas burner supported on the base provides heat to the cooking chamber for barbecuing. The exterior housing surrounding the appliance housing is well suited for mounting on the exterior of various types of vehicles while the appliance housing remains protected during transport. Vibration isolating mounts between the appliance housing and the exterior housing isolate the appliance housing and burner therein from road vibrations during transport.05-07-2009
20080230045Barbecue Grill - A charcoal fired barbecue grill is described and shown herein. In one embodiment, a charcoal grate is disclosed which is formed from a sheet metal material. The charcoal grate includes a bottom wall and a plurality of side walls, The bottom wall includes a plurality of apertures to allow combustion air to reach the charcoal and a plurality of embossments to increase the structural rigidity of the charcoal tray. At least some of the side walls include side wall extensions which are configured to engage with the barbecue grill firebox to support the charcoal grate underneath the cooking grate. In a second embodiment, a charcoal grill firebox is disclosed which includes a dual purpose nesting target on an inside surface. The nesting target is not only configured to support a grate, it is also configured to nest with a corresponding nesting feature which is positioned on an outside surface of the firebox.09-25-2008
20090071462Barbecue Grill Transmission Device - The present invention is to provide a barbecue grill transmission device includes a grill platen having a grill shelf mounted at the top thereof, and a pair of grooves at two sides of the grill shelf for pivotally a rolling shaft, which is used to string up food to be roasted, wherein one end of the rolling shaft is connected to a spiral spring, whose releasing speed is reduced by a reduction gear. Further, the spring is connected to a detector, which receives a signal related to the releasing of the spring and then transmits a signal to a beeper for generating a sound to warn the completely releasing of the spring, thereby automatically rolling the food strung on the rolling shaft to roll on the grill shelf, so as to achieve power saving.03-19-2009
20100180881Portable Stove - A portable stove including a body and a cover pivotally connected thereto. The portable stove further includes legs connected thereto through attaching devices so as to enable the stove to stand on a supporting surface. Additionally, the legs are moveable to a position to limit the cover from being pivoted relative to the body when the stove is not in use.07-22-2010
20090064988Barbecue grill - A barbecue grill has a body, a cover and two pivots. The body has a top, an outer surface and two pivotal brackets mounted on two sides of the outer surface. The cover is pivotally connected to the top of the body and has two pivotal tabs. The pivotal tabs are attached to the cover and correspond respectively to the pivotal brackets on the body. Each pivotal tab has an elongated channel defined through the pivotal tab. The pivots extend respectively through the elongated channels in the pivotal tabs and the pivotal brackets on the body to pivotally connect the cover to the body. Accordingly, the cover is easily opened.03-12-2009
20090320822Portable barbeque - A portable barbeque has a grill and a stand. The grill has a bottom. The stand is mounted in the bottom of the grill and has a primary leg assembly and a secondary leg. The primary leg assembly has two primary legs, each having a pivot pole and a main pole pivotally connected and mounted on the grill. The secondary leg is pivotally connected to the main poles, has a crossbar detachably mounted on the bottom of the grill, two leg poles being attached to and protruding from the crossbar and multiple wheels rotatably mounted on the leg poles. When folded, an inward-movement of the pivot poles adjusts a protruding length of the main poles relative to the secondary pole; thereby, affording a smaller footprint for convenient storage and transport.12-31-2009
20110079210Grill and Method of Use Thereof - A grill comprising a front, a rear, a grill base, a grill lid and a grill door. The grill lid comprises an opening and is in hinged communication with the grill base. The grill door communicates with the grill lid via a hinge, which is disposed at a rear portion of the opening. When the grill door is closed, the grill door seals the opening in the grill lid. The grill lid includes a lifting-assist mechanism and the grill door has an opening-assist mechanism. A method of grilling comprising the steps of opening the grill lid, placing food on the grill base and closing the grill lid to cook food. The method further comprises the steps of opening the grill lid and the grill door during the cooking process, thereby creating a flue that urges smoke away from the front of the grill and towards the rear of the grill.04-07-2011
20100059038Portable Barbecue Device - A portable barbecue device includes a heating chamber, a base portion and a plurality of food supporting elements. The food supporting elements may be a plurality of sticks. The heating tube is disposed inside the heating chamber. A plurality of slots are provided on one side of the base portion so as to hold the sticks in place. The motor of the barbecue device may be turned on so that the sticks with food thereon may be rotated around automatically. The output axle of the motor is connected with a set of cogwheels. The cogwheels may mesh with each other or a transmission wheel may be provided between each pair of the cogwheels. Hence, the motor may be turned on to rotate the sticks.03-11-2010
20110100351PORTABLE COOKING APPARATUS - A portable cooking apparatus which is designed for sport fishermen. The apparatus enables sport fishermen to cook food anywhere along a shoreline instead of in a predesignated area. The portable cooking apparatus comprises: a fire ring; a wind screen which is operationally attached to the top of the fire ring; a charcoal pan which is operationally attached to the bottom of the fire ring; a grill which is operationally attached to the fire ring above the charcoal pan; means to use gas; and a plurality of support legs operationally attached to the bottom of the fire ring. A separate embodiment further comprises a case for carrying the portable cooking apparatus.05-05-2011
20110067685Gas-Fueled Food Cooker with a Sealed Heating Conduit - A cooker for preparing food. In some embodiments, the cooker includes a cooking chamber and a heating conduit extending through the cooking chamber. The heating conduit has an enclosed combustion chamber.03-24-2011
20110048399FLAME TAMERS AND ARRANGEMENT THEREOF FOR BARBEQUE GRILLS - Flame tamers for bridging on a barbeque burner box above heat sources of a barbeque grill to distribute heat energy evenly over the barbeque cooking surface have protruding openings extending toward one more of the peripheral walls of the barbeque burner box so that foods on the cooking surface can be cooked evenly and efficiently, thus saving much energy consumption.03-03-2011
20100263654Outdoor Cooker - An outdoor cooker includes a main cooking chamber defined by a base and a lid. A firebox is attached to one end of the base, and an exhaust stack is attached to an opposite end of the base. A venturi air supply has an outlet end that opens into the firebox and an inlet end that opens outside the firebox, and includes a main passage and at least one venturi passage. A blower is attached to the main passage. The firebox also includes an internal divider that divides the firebox into a lower chamber fluidly connected to an upper chamber by flow openings in a burn platform. The firebox includes a first access door with a vertical hinge axis, and a second access door with a horizontal hinge axis. A rotisserie spit support and a motor support are mounted to opposite sides of the second access door.10-21-2010
20100258106NON-CERAMIC OUTDOOR COOKER - A non-ceramic, light-weight outdoor cooker made from formed sheet metal includes a double-walled kettle, with an inner wall spaced and insulated from an outer wall by an insulating layer. A domed lid is constructed similarly to the double-walled kettle and is hinged to the top of the kettle. By spacing the inner wall from the outer wall and providing an insulating layer, heat transfer to the outside of the cooker is greatly slowed. By constructing the structure of sheet metal, instead of ceramic, the cooker is light-weight, rugged, and economical to manufacture.10-14-2010
20100078009GRILL WITH MULTI-SIDED ACCESS - A grill has a base that supports a grill body. A right and left lid are hingedly affixed to the grill body. The lids interconnect to ensure that they open and close together. A plurality of vents is defined by an upper surface of the lids. A shelf having a right portion, a left portion, and a rear portion substantially surrounds the grill body except for the operator position to the front of the grill body. The shelf and the right side of the grill body define a right retracting space. The shelf and the left side of the grill body define a left retracting space. The lids pivot outwards into the left and right retracting spaces to retracted positions wherein the uppermost portions of the lids and the uppermost surface of the grill body are substantially even with or below an upper surface of said shelf.04-01-2010
20090000609Cooking grill with electrically driven variable height fire box - An outside cooking grill has a frame with a cooking box at the upper end thereof. Suspended within the cooking box near the upper end is a grill. The bottom of the cooking box is open and slideably receives therein a vertically moveable firebox. At least one electrically driven jack is mounted on the frame for raising and lowering the firebox to thereby increase or decrease the temperature in the cooking box.01-01-2009
20100199967BARBEQUE GRILL HAVING FINS FOR ENHANCED HEAT TRANSFER - A barbeque grill assembly comprising a grill shell for holding a heating medium such as charcoal or a gas-distribution plenum. The sides of the grill shell support a heat-exchanger grill element above the heating medium, comprising a plurality of slats disposed in a frame and separated by slots, the slats and slots extending across the grill element. The slats are provided with heat conductor fins in contact with the slats and extending vertically downwards into proximity with the heating medium. Each fin has a relatively large surface area exposed to the hot combustion gases that move upwards from the heating medium toward the grill element, such that each fin abstracts heat from the gases and conducts the heat into the grill slats, thereby increasing the amount of heat derived from the combustion gases, increasing the temperature of the grill slats, and thereby increasing the efficiency of the barbeque grill assembly.08-12-2010
20110162634Portable barbecue - The portable barbecue has a central fire pit supported by a surrounding table assembly. The table assembly is formed of identical shorter angular sections that are assembled together to form a table that completely surrounds the fire pit. The removable fire pit includes an outwardly extending flange that rests upon the inner edge of the table assembly to support the fire pit well clear of any underlying structure. The table assembly includes a plurality of sockets for removable legs, the fire pit being devoid of any such leg attachment or support. The table assembly is thus self-supporting without the fire pit installed therein. The table assembly may be formed of four sections to have an octagonal shape with four removable legs and an octagonal central opening, the fire pit having a shape congruent to the central opening of the fire pit.07-07-2011
20110017194Stacked Cooking Unit - A cooking unit includes a base pan including a base, an inner wall, and an outer wall extending substantially perpendicularly from the base. A can is positionable on the base pan such that the inner wall extends around the can. A cooking drum is positionable on the base pan such that the can extends around the cooking drum. The cooking drum includes at least one opening extending therethrough.01-27-2011
20110083659GRILL HANDLE WITH HEAT SHIELD - Two main embodiments of a heat shield for a barbecue grill are disclosed herein. Both are designed to reduce the transfer of heat from the heated volume of the cooking chamber to the handle of the barbecue grill. The first embodiment mounts to the exterior of the cooking chamber and is disposed between the cooking chamber and the handle. The first embodiment is contoured to interrupt the convective flow of heated air away from the handle. The second embodiment mounts to the interior of the cooking chamber opposite the handle. The second embodiment rests adjacent the inside surface of the cooking chamber to form a partially or substantially closed volume that serves as an insulating barrier for the handle.04-14-2011
20090308374Cooking Grates and Grills Incorporating Such Grates - Cooking grates and grills incorporating such cooking grates are provided. A representative cooking grate includes: a plurality of elongate elements of heat resistant material, the elements being V-shaped in transverse cross-section, each of the elements having a first lower edge, a second lower edge and a vertex, the first lower edge and the second lower edge being spaced from each other with the vertex being located therebetween, the vertex being operative as a cooking surface to support food during cooking on the cooking grate; corresponding adjacent lower edges of adjacent ones of the elements being oriented to define gaps therebetween such that a first of the gaps, defined by a first lower edge of a first element and a second lower edge of a second element, exhibits a width of between approximately 5% and approximately 18% of a distance between the first lower edge and the second lower edge of the first element.12-17-2009
20090293858GRILL APPARATUS - A grill apparatus (12-03-2009
20080216814Duel bracket for large or heavy gas grill lids - The gas grill lid is supported by the duel damper bracket in selected open positions having notches or cutouts to be used for selected openings using a screw, pin or rivot mounted on both sides of the gas grills.09-11-2008
20100024798BARBECUE - A barbecue in the form of a box that is closed except at the top. Burning material and ash from the burning material is contained completely within the barbecue to protect the environment. Plates rest on a ledge at the top of the box and are slidable to regulate air flow. A lid or lids close the firebox to avoid spreading dust during transport. The base and walls of the firebox may be filled with insulating material. The firebox may be configured as a barbecue, an open fire or a rotisserie.02-04-2010
20100024797Auxiliary opening/closing mechanism for a cover of a roasting stove - An auxiliary opening/closing mechanism for a cover of a roasting stove, the mechanism can improve the roasting stove to eliminate the defect resided in using a thick and heavy metallic roasting stove cover which makes uneasy for opening and closing the auxiliary mechanism is connected with a rope on the rear of it, the rope extends down along the back of the roasting stove, and one end of the rope has a pending counterbalance weight, the weight of the counterbalance weight pulls the roasting stove cover to help to open it, thereby the roasting stove cover gets rid of the trouble of being uneasy for opening and closing being due to its thickness and heaviness.02-04-2010
20100018516Grill and Method of Use Thereof - A grill comprising a front, a rear, a grill base, a first grill door and a second grill door. The first grill door comprises an opening and is in hinged communication with the grill base. The second grill door is in communication with the first grill door via a hinge, which is disposed at a rear portion of the opening. When the second grill door is in a closed position, the second grill door seals the opening in the first grill door. A method of grilling comprising the steps of opening the first grill door, placing food on the grill base and closing the first grill door to cook food. The method further comprises the steps of opening the first and the second grill door during the cooking process, thereby creating a flue that urges smoke away from the front of the grill and towards the rear of the grill.01-28-2010
20120037143SPACE-EXTENDABLE BAKING OVEN - A space-extendable baking oven comprises a body; a receiving frame for supporting the body; at least one wing portion of the frame being installed with a lateral table; and an extending frame installed to trenches of the lateral table; wherein the extending frame can be pulled outwards or received into the trenches. The extending frame can support an extension table. The receiving frame has at least one receiving space for receiving the extension table. Furthermore, in another application, the extending frame may be rotatably installed to lateral table so that the extending frame can tune down or turn upwards. The present invention provides a larger space for receiving other objects. Furthermore, the use is convenient so as to effectively resolve the problem of insufficient space in the prior art oven.02-16-2012
20120042865Cooking Fuel Preparation Container - A cooking fuel preparation device and method of use are described. In one aspect, the device includes a metal enclosure having a bottom, a rear, left and right sides, an open front and an open top, the metal enclosure forming an interior. The device further includes a base attached to the metal enclosure, the base including at least one support, and one or more grate supports mounted to at least the left and right sides within the interior. The device also includes a substantially planar grate positioned on the one or more grate supports and having a plurality of apertures therethrough, the grate angled downwardly toward the rear of the metal enclosure and forming an upper cooking fuel preparation region and a lower ventilation region within the interior volume.02-23-2012
20120042866FOLDING WORKTABLE FOR USE ON AN OUTDOOR GRILL - The present invention relates to outdoor grill accessories, and more particularly, a foldable worktable attachment for an outdoor grill that includes a large table area that is interconnected to a lower shelf by two sets of foldable legs. When in an erect position, the table provides ample space for preparing foods and the like, but when in a collapsed position, the table lies flush against one of the sides of the grill housing, thus, enclosing the lower shelf and supporting legs that are folded and stored between the table and a recessed area included in the grill housing.02-23-2012
20120012094FREESTANDING BARBECUE - A freestanding barbecue is provided comprising a base, an upright central column extending from the base and supporting at its operatively upper end a central region of a generally horizontal cooking support that is typically a cooking grid or a shallow dished impervious cooking surface. An ash pan encircles the central column and is vertically adjustable in position with respect to the upper end of the column and thus the cooking support. Preferably, a lever arrangement is fitted to the column for effecting vertical adjustment of the ash pan. The ash pan preferably has a central sleeve that serves to guide the ash pan relative to the central column and is supported on a collar that is movable relative to the column. The freestanding barbecue is preferably collapsible in which instance the cooking support and ash pan are removable from the central column that in turn is removable from the base. The column is conveniently collapsible by being made in a plurality of collinear parts.01-19-2012
20110094494PORTABLE COMBINATION GAS AND CHARCOAL BARBECUE GRILL - A gas grill base is pivotally attached at a first end to a folding stand with three pivoting U-shaped supports and a center pivot. Two of the supports rest on the ground on casters or wheels. The third support slides and locks within L-shaped slots below the second end of the gas grill base held horizontally for cooking. Alternately built-in gas jets or an inserted charcoal tray are used to cook. The supports pivot together and stand vertically on the castors. The gas grill base pivots down parallel to the supports so that all are vertical for storage and transport.04-28-2011
20110094493PORTABLE CHARCOAL BARBECUE GRILL - A grill base is pivotally attached at a first end to a folding stand with three pivoting U-shaped supports and a center pivot. Two of the supports rest on the ground on casters or wheels. The third support slides and locks within L-shaped slots below the second end of the grill base held horizontally for cooking. An inserted charcoal tray is used to cook. The supports pivot together and stand vertically on the castors. The grill base pivots down parallel to the supports so that all are vertical for storage and transport.04-28-2011
20120247448Modular Outdoor Cooking System - A modular outdoor cooking system having a base, a lid pivotally connected to the base, and a set of cooking components. The cooking components include a charcoal grate component, a gas burner component, and a grill rack component. The base includes a series of first horizontal supports extending from an inner surface of a first side panel and a series of second horizontal supports extending from an inner surface of a second side panel. The first side panel is parallel to the second side panel. Each first horizontal support is vertically aligned with a second horizontal support creating aligned pairs of horizontal supports. The base also includes an upper support ledge extending along the first and second side panels and a back panel. Each cooking component may be temporarily positioned on an aligned pair of horizontal supports or the upper support ledge for adjustable cooking methods.10-04-2012
20100206291Portable, Smokeless, Indoor/Outdoor Grill - A portable, smokeless, indoor/outdoor grill that utilizes an existing heat source such as a regular stove for indoor use and a propane gas tank, camp grill, or camp fire for outdoor use.08-19-2010
20100288261FIRE PIT ASSEMBLY - An expandable fire pit assembly including a first and second planar member. The first planar member and the second planar member include an upper edge, a lower edge, a first end having a tab member, and a second end having a slot. The tab member of the first planar member engages the slot of the second planar member and the tab member of the second planar member engages the slot of the first planar member, thereby interlocking the first planar member and the second planar member together forming a ring. The fire pit assembly can also include a gas burner connected to one of the planar members and is attachable to a gas supply source.11-18-2010
20120132190METHOD OF SMOKE-FREE GRILLING - A smoke-free grilling method includes (1) arranging a heating unit inside a grill in such a way that the heating unit is not shielded by any shade located above; (2) combining a grilling grid with a shielding section and arranging the grid on a top opening of the grill; and (3) setting the shielding section to correspond in position to the heating unit arranged inside the grill, whereby when the grid receives foodstuff positioned thereon for grilling, the shield section provides a function of shielding so that liquid substances, such as grease and juice of the grilled foodstuffs and sauce applied to the foodstuffs, are prevented from dropping onto the heating unit to cause flaming or smoke, and true smoke-free grilling is achieved and functions of health, environmental protection, and energy conservation are also achieved.05-31-2012
20120167867Beverage can shaped grill - A beverage can shaped grill with a hollow cylindrical member that is proportional and similar in shape to the sides of a standard twelve ounce metal beverage can and a fixedly attached plate forming a bottom portion for the cylindrical shape. A hinged top member forms a first grill cover that is proportional and similar in shape to the top of a standard twelve ounce beverage can. The first grill cover can be rotated opened to form a table top. A second grill cover is stored within the cylinder shape and is used during grilling. The interior of the cylindrical shape houses a standard gas grill and standard gas tank as well as standard flame controlling knobs. The outside of the cylinder is printed with a graphic image that is found on outer surface of a particular brand of beverage.07-05-2012
20090090348COOKING GRILL - The invention is a cooking grill comprising a housing defining a cooking chamber and having a side opening therein, a heating element disposed in the cooking chamber, a drawer slidably disposed in the side opening, the drawer having a bottom tray and a front wall sized and positioned so as to substantially fill the side opening in the housing when the drawer is inserted in the housing, a grilling module adapted to sit in the drawer having a support portion for supporting a grilling surface thereon, and a removable grilling surface, wherein the drawer is adapted to be inserted into the side opening in either a first orientation in which the bottom tray is below the heating element and the support portion is above the heating element or a second orientation rotated 180 degrees from the first orientation in which the bottom tray is above the heating element and the support portion is below the heating element.04-09-2009
20100269814QUICK ASSEMBLY GRILL AND METHOD - The present invention is embodied in a grill configured for quick assembly, a method of partially pre-assembling the grill for shipping from the factory in a container, and a method of assembling the grill when removed from the shipping container. The grill comprises a firebox assembly for mounting on a cart assembly, the cart assembly having first and second support assemblies and at least one linking member interconnecting them. A hinge or pivot in the mid-portion of the linking member divides it into first and second linking member portions, and the opposite ends of the linking member portions are pivotally connected by hinges or the like to the first and second support assemblies. The linking member holds the first and second support assemblies together in a partially pre-assembled state, and the pivotal connections of the linking member portions allow the two assemblies to be folded for packaging in a shipping container. When removed from the container, the pivotal connections of the linking member portions allow the first and second support assemblies to be unfolded, with the linking member holding the two support assemblies in approximately the proper position with respect to each other and to the firebox assembly for assembly of the grill, thus allowing for easier and quicker grill assembly by one person.10-28-2010
20120073561METHOD AND PORTABLE SYSTEM FOR COOKING - A portable cooking system has a heating chamber supported by retractable legs that rest on a lid. A fire pan also resting on the lid and partially within the heating chamber is adaptable to burn charcoal, wood, or compressed gas. The lid supports and isolates the fire pan from the ground. The fire pan may be adapted for grilling. An alternate lid may contain an electric heating element. Thermometers and a vent on the heating chamber allow regulation on temperature within the heating chamber. The system may be adapted to provide uniform, controlled heat for Dutch ovens contained within. The system may also function as a smoker.03-29-2012
20090020108Barbecue grill with multiple adjustable grids - A barbecue grill has a stand, a body, multiple grids and multiple adjusting devices. The body is attached to the top of the stand. The grids are adjustably mounted on the body. The adjusting devices are mounted respectively between the body and the grids to adjustably mount the grid on the body. Each adjusting device has a shaft and a positioning device. The shaft moveably extends through the body and is rotatably connected to a corresponding grid. The positioning device is mounted between the body and the corresponding grid and is connected to the shaft to hold the shaft at a desired position. Accordingly, the grids can be positioned at different horizontal levels and rotated away from the body, such that the use of the barbecue grill is convenient and versatile.01-22-2009
20120260903MODULAR-HINGED GRILLING GRATE SYSTEM - A modular-hinged grilling grate system may include a modular outer support structure and at least one attachable swivel grill grate section.10-18-2012
20120266857BARBEQUE GRILL LIFT COVER STRUCTURE - The present invention discloses a barbeque grill lift cover structure comprising a combining base disposed separately at corresponding positions on both sides of the body, and a pair of link rods installed with an interval apart and at rear laterals of the combining base, and another end of the link rod is pivotally coupled to both sides of the cover separately to constitute the barbeque grill lift cover structure of the invention, and the link rods at both sides of the body and the cover can be pivotally coupled, such that when the cover is lifted open, the link rods are pivotally turned and guided to achieve a smooth lifting movement and maintain the lift cover stably.10-25-2012
20120266856Heat and Grease Deflector for a Barbecue Grill - In one embodiment, a barbecue grill assembly includes a cooking grate positioned in an upper portion of a cooking chamber, a heat and grease deflecting apparatus positioned in a lower portion of the cooking chamber, and a heat source positioned between the cooking grate and the heat and grease deflecting apparatus. The heat and grease deflecting apparatus not only reduces heat loss from the cooking chamber during the operation of the barbecue grill by slowing the travel of hot grease and ignited particles form the cooking grate to the grease collecting tray, but also reduces the occurrences of grease fires in the cooking chamber.10-25-2012
20120318255Convertible mobile fire pit and cooker assembly - A multi-sided, portable outdoor fireplace convertible to an open grill, a rotisserie assembly, and a smoker assembly, the fireplace includes a carriage assembly with a pair of rotatable wheels and at least one leg member; a base pan assembly for containing a solid fuel heat source affixed to the carriage assembly; and a removable screen assembly residing on top of the base pan assembly. When converted to an open grill, the fireplace further includes a grill bracket removably attachable to the screen assembly. When converted to a smoker, the fireplace, in one embodiment, further includes at least one heat/wind shield attachable to the screen assembly; a smoker adaptor body residing on the screen assembly; an adjustable grate support bracket affixed to the interior of the smoker body and a cover.12-20-2012
20110283990CHARCOAL BARBECUE GRILLS - A charcoal grill includes a vessel configured to hold and burn charcoal for cooking food. The charcoal grill may include a receptacle moveable between a first position in which the receptacle is positioned for collecting ashes from charcoal burned in the vessel and a second position in which the receptacle is separated from the vessel for disposal of the collected ashes. Additionally, or alternatively, the vessel may define a passage extending from an exterior side of the vessel to an interior side of the vessel for permitting a starter device to be inserted into the passage for igniting charcoal within the vessel. Additionally, or alternatively, the charcoal grill may include a vent system including at least one vent opening extending through a portion of the vessel, a vent cover movable with respect to the vent opening between a closed position and an open position, and at least one calibration associated with the vent cover between the closed position and the open position.11-24-2011
20120285438Football helmet barbecue grill - A Football Helmet Barbecue Grill includes a Football Shaped Hood, a Base Assembly, and a Grill Assembly. The Grill Assembly is affixed with the Base Assembly. In some preferred embodiments, the Base Assembly is removed to form a Football Themed Hibachi Grill with a handle affixed to the top of the Football Shaped Hood.11-15-2012
20120138043BARBEQUE GRILL HANDLE - A handle for a barbeque grill lid has a first end and an opposing second end which are connected to the lid. The handle has an intermediate portion between the ends which is spaced away from the lid. The intermediate portion has a slot formed in the exterior surface thereof at the side facing away from the lid. The slot reduces the cross-sectional area of the handle, reducing heat transfer from the lid through the handle while at the same time increasing the external surface area of the handle, increasing air cooling of the handle.06-07-2012
20130008427OUTDOOR COOKER AND LID THEREFOR - An outdoor cooking apparatus with a lid having a flue gas flow channel therein which extends over at least most of the upper opening of the cooker firebox. The flue gas flow channel is formed between an inner lid wall and a second lid wall outside of the inner wall. One or more inlet openings are provided in the inner wall for receiving the cooker flue gas and one or more discharge openings are provided in the second wall for discharging the flue gas.01-10-2013
20100175682BARBECUE AND BARBECUE COMPONENTS - The present invention provides a barbecue (07-15-2010
20130014743PORTABLE BARREL COOKERAANM Glanville; Noah E.AACI DenverAAST COAACO USAAGP Glanville; Noah E. Denver CO USAANM Glanville; Amber D.AACI DenverAAST COAACO USAAGP Glanville; Amber D. Denver CO US - Several embodiments of an outdoor cooking apparatus are described having an upright barrel enclosure with an open end, a removable lid, a pre-measured heat source basket, an adjustable venting member and dual suspension frames or grate.01-17-2013
20110146656FOLDING GRILL - The invention relates to a barbecue having a grill grate and a coal surface. The barbecue can be brought into a usage state and into a transport state.06-23-2011
20080245357OUTDOOR GRILL WITH INTERCHANGEABLE MODULAR COOKING ASSEMBLIES - An outdoor grill (10-09-2008
20100089380Ash bin and chimney device - An ash bin and chimney system comprising: an open topside and at least one side wall forming a device cavity, and the device further comprises at least one screen and a movable flap situated within the device cavity, the flap further comprises a leg, and the leg is in an extended position when the flap is in a generally perpendicular position relative to the screen during a chimney function, and the leg is in a folded position when the flap is in a generally parallel position relative to the screen, and the leg in its extended position prevents the device from being inserted within the internal cavity of the base.04-15-2010
20130167824BARBECUE GRILL - The barbecue grill includes an adjustably louvered cooking surface to regulate cooking heat for food placed thereon. The louvers may be independently adjustable to allow cooked food to be placed atop closed louvers to reduce the heat distributed thereto, while other louvers remain open to continue cooking food placed thereon. The fire pan includes a cruciform tubular aerator to provide greater air flow for the fuel burning in the pan. An optional removable grill of wire rod or other structure may be placed atop the louver assembly. The louvered cooking surface, aerator, and/or optional grill may be formed of corrosion-resistant steel for greater longevity. Both the louvered cooking surface and the aerator are preferably removable from the fire pan to facilitate cleanup. The adjustable louver assembly and tubular aerator may be applied to barbecues having shapes and configurations other than generally rectangular.07-04-2013
20130174834PELLET FUELED GRILL WITH CLEANOUT PORT - A pellet-fired grill for barbecue cooking includes a cleanout port in the bottom of the combustion chamber that enables access to the ash that falls from the burner unit, so that the ash may be cleaned out and removed from the grill without necessitating disassembly of the upper components of the grill. The access door is slidably secured adjacent to the cleanout opening and connected to a knob or pull link so that it may be slidably translated longitudinally to open for ash removal and close the cleanout opening so that the airflow through the burner assembly is not disrupted from its designed path.07-11-2013
20120247447CHARCOAL GRILL WEATHER COVER - Charcoal grill weather cover systems are operable to shelter a charcoal grill from rainfall. An exemplary embodiment has a charcoal grill weather cover portion configured to be disposed above a charcoal grill cover portion. The charcoal grill weather cover portion includes an exhaust portion and at least one support member. The support member includes at least a first end configured to be secured to the charcoal grill weather cover portion and a second end configured to be secured to the charcoal grill cover portion. The charcoal grill weather cover portion is configured to substantially prevent rainfall becoming incident on an outer surface of the charcoal grill cover portion while facilitating exhaust of combustion gasses out from the charcoal grill weather cover portion.10-04-2012
20120247446Gas barbeque grill weather cover - Gas barbeque grill weather cover systems are operable to shelter a gas barbeque grill from rainfall. An exemplary embodiment has a weather cover portion configured to be disposed above a cover portion of a gas barbeque grill and at least one support member with a first end configured to be secured to the weather cover portion and a second end configured to be secured to the gas barbeque grill cover portion. The weather cover portion is configured to substantially prevent rainfall becoming incident on an outer surface of the gas barbeque grill cover portion.10-04-2012
20080196708Object For Guiding and Reflecting Heat and Grill-Roaster - A thermal diffusion apparatus as an object for guiding and reflecting heat, which is provided between grill and heat source and is configured so as to diffuse the heat supplied directly upwards from the heat source for uniform dispersion thereof, is disclosed. The disclosed thermal diffusion apparatus includes a heat inducing diffuser for diffusing the heat supplied directly upwards from the heat source to induce it in a 360 degree radial direction of the grill; and a support for supporting the heat inducing diffuser so as to place said heat inducing diffuser between heat source and grill.08-21-2008
20090165771FOLDABLE AND REMOVABLE SIDE TABLE FOR BBQ GRILL - Cooking apparatus includes a support structure which supports a cooking area, a side attachment such as a side table removably attached to the support structure and extending laterally alongside the cooking area, and connecting assemblies which enables the foldability and removability of the side table. Each connecting assembly includes two pins attached to vertical supports of the support structure and side brackets attached to the side table which each include two substantially L-shaped slots into which the pins are received. The slot of each bracket closest to an elongate portion of the bracket opens to an outer edge and is oriented upward while the other slot of each bracket opens to the inner edge and is also oriented upward.07-02-2009
20100282235BARBECUE GRILL STRUCTURE - The present invention relates to a barbecue grill structure, which includes a first casing, a second casing and a holding grill, wherein a first side opening is defined in one side of a first holding space, and a top end is defined with a first top opening that intercommunicates with the first side opening. A second side opening is defined in the second casing corresponding to the first side opening, and a top end is defined with a second top opening that intercommunicates with the second side opening. The holding grill is dismountably mounted between the first side opening and the second side opening. Accordingly, the user can place charcoal within the first casing and the second casing, and place foodstuffs he wants to barbecue on the holding grill, and thereby achieve the practical advancement of simultaneous barbecuing of both sides of foodstuffs.11-11-2010
20120255538Grill Smoker Device - A grill smoker device having an upper receptacle member adapted to receive liquid and a lower receptacle member adapted to receive wood chips, the upper and lower receptacle members being releasably connected to each other. A plurality of suspension arms extend laterally from the upper or lower receptacle members such that the device is positionable in a grill beneath the grill grid and above the heat source.10-11-2012
20100300425PORTABLE GRILL ASSEMBLY - A portable grill assembly having a frame and a plurality of legs that are pivotally attached to the frame. A removable tray is matingly received within the frame and a screen is removably nested within the tray in spaced relation to the bottom of the removable tray to provide room for charcoal to be burned. At least one wind screen is detachably secured in the frame adjacent the grill to block wind from blowing on the grill. At least one wing is attached to the frame.12-02-2010
20100313872Barbecue stove - A barbecue stove has a cover, a pan, a connecting bracket and a fastener. The cover is alternatively opened or closed relative to the pan and has an edge. The pan has a sidewall and an edge. The connecting bracket is mounted on the sidewall of the pan. The fastener is mounted pivotally on the connecting bracket and has a clip. By operating the fastener, the edges of the cover and the pan are stably held together in a closed state by the clip of the fastener.12-16-2010
20130180515Windscreen for Backpacking Stoves - A windscreen configured for use with a backpacking type of stove and a cooking container. The windscreen more effectively and efficiently directs the heat from the stove to the sides of the container so as to utilize less fuel to warm the materials therein, thereby reducing the weight to be carried by the user. In one embodiment, a plurality of adjustable lower vents selectively partially or fully open to control the wind allowed into the interior area of the windscreen so as to better transfer heat from the stove to the sides of the container. In another embodiment, adjustable support tabs at the upper end of the windscreen allow the user to adjust air flow out of the windscreen. In yet another embodiment, the upper end of the windscreen engages the sides or lip of the cooking container and air flows from the interior area through upper vent holes.07-18-2013
20120000457Cooking appliance - This invention relates to a cooking appliance, namely of the gas grill type, comprising a cooking shaft (01-05-2012
20120017884PORTABLE CAMPFIRE - A campfire (01-26-2012
20090308373Portable Insulated Grill - A portable insulated grill has a housing and a lid, both of which have inner and outer shells of metal with a plenum therebetween filled with an insulating material such as fiberglass. A hinge couples the lid to the housing, and a tube is attached on the bottom of the housing. The grill can be carried on a carrier or on a vehicle. The carrier has a support surface, wheels, and a leg. A bar connected to the support surface extends toward an open side. This bar can removably position in the tube on the bottom of the housing so the support surface can support the grill. As an alternative, the grill's tube can mount on a drawbar attached to a hitch on a vehicle. Inside the grill, the housing has brackets that support a firebox on a first shelf and that support a main grate either on the first shelf or on a second shelf. The main grate has cutaways and can be locked in position by the brackets when positioned on the second shelf. An auxiliary grate has a stand that can connect to the main grate and that allows the auxiliary grate to rotate.12-17-2009
20130098352Grill and Method of Use Thereof - A grill comprising a front, a rear, a grill base, a grill lid and a grill door. The grill lid comprises an opening and is in hinged communication with the grill base. The grill door communicates with the grill lid via a hinge, which is disposed at a rear portion of the opening. When the grill door is closed, the grill door seals the opening in the grill lid. The grill lid includes a lifting-assist mechanism and the grill door has an opening-assist mechanism. A method of grilling comprising the steps of opening the grill lid, placing food on the grill base and closing the grill lid to cook food. The method further comprises the steps of opening the grill lid and the grill door during the cooking process, thereby creating a flue that urges smoke away from the front of the grill and towards the rear of the grill.04-25-2013
20120073560DUAL FUEL GAS VALVE AND GAS GRILL - A duel fuel gas control valve controls the supply of gas (e.g., natural gas or liquid propane gas) to a gas grill. The duel fuel gas control valve is structured to control either natural or LP gas flow at the desired operating characteristics based on conventional gas supply characteristics and gas grill requirements. A restrictor mechanism, when in first and second configurations, respectively, restricts movement of the valve core to a first predetermined range for a first mode of operation (first type of gas supply) and to a second predetermined range for a second mode of operation (second type of gas supply).03-29-2012
20130206132Barbecue Grill with Optimized Interface to Attachments - Disclosed are assemblies, methods, and means for installing attachments in barbecue grills. A barbecue grill may include, in a cooking body of the barbecue grill, an opening and a plurality of holes configured to facilitate installation of an attachment for the barbecue grill. In some embodiments, an attachment comprises a smoke box and is configured to be installed in the opening and securely fastened to the barbecue grill by using fasteners receivably positioned in the plurality of holes. In some embodiments, an attachment comprises a cover plate and is configured to be installed in the opening and securely fastened to the barbecue grill by using fasteners receivably positioned in the plurality of holes. In some embodiments, the barbecue grill comprises a plurality of means for interfacing with attachments, and a means for substantially covering the opening including a plurality of means for interfacing with the cooking body.08-15-2013
20130042852Charcoal Lighter for Individual Use with Protective Handle Placement - Disclosed is a charcoal lighter adapted to rapidly light a small quantity of charcoal for individual or small group use, wherein a housing having an upper and lower cavity is disclosed, the upper and lower terminations of the housing being open to allow charcoal to be inserted into the upper cavity and combustible material to be placed into the lower cavity. The lower cavity is substantially larger than the upper cavity, wherein an external handle is attached adjacent to the lower cavity to place the user's hand away from the lit charcoal producing heat. A row of apertures positioned radially about the lower cavity allow to air flow into the lower cavity and through the perforate divider grate separating the upper and lower cavity. The smaller upper cavity and handle placement away from the charcoal eliminates a heat shield requirement and provides a quickly lit individual quantity of charcoal.02-21-2013
20080257332Charcoal igniter - The charcoal igniter provides for the pre-ignition of charcoal, prior to placement of the charcoal within a barbecue or grill. The charcoal igniter includes a charcoal receptacle having at least one sidewall, a lower wall and an open upper end. The lower wall has an opening formed therethrough and the charcoal receptacle defines a charcoal-receiving chamber therein. A support is mounted on a gas cylinder, adjacent the nozzle thereof. When the charcoal receptacle is mounted on the support, the nozzle projects through the opening formed through the lower wall. Charcoal is then received within the charcoal-receiving chamber and gas flowing through the nozzle may be ignited. Once the charcoal is ignited, the receptacle may be lifted off the support for dispensing of the ignited charcoal into the barbecue of grill.10-23-2008
20130032134METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LIGHTING CHARCOAL - A solid fuel starter assembly is provided with an envelope component made of combustible material; a foldable chimney component made of combustible material and a tear off strip component made of material and attached to the envelope component. The foldable chimney component is disposed inside a package formed by the envelope component and the tear off strip. The chimney component is a foldable flue component in the shape of a pyramid or cone.02-07-2013
20090095276Apparatus, Systems and Methods For Facilitating Ignition Of A Solid Fuel - A charcoal starter is provided that is fully consumable through combustion. The starter takes the form of a container that includes one or more walls that define a top and bottom compartment. Solid fuel is deposited in the top compartment and kindling material is deposited in the bottom compartment. The divider allows for oxygenation and ventilation while also supporting the solid fuel in the top compartment. The starter is generally composed of a cardboard or other flammable, non-toxic material. The starter is configured such that solid fuel is supported in the top compartment for a period of time after the kindling material is lit and thereafter collapses and is completely consumed. Associated methods for igniting solid fuel, e.g., charcoal, are also disclosed.04-16-2009
20110168157HIGH SPEED SOLID COOKING FUEL IGNITER - Devices and methods for accelerating the combustion of non-gas cooking fuels used in barbequing. The devices include a starting fuel for preparing, or starting, a cooking fuel, such as charcoal briquettes, for use to cook food. The starting fuel is contained in a kindling chamber beneath an upper chamber containing the cooking fuel. A powered air delivery mechanism may provide an airflow to the fuels to increase combustion and heating thereof. In some embodiments, the device is a breach-loading device. In some embodiments, the air delivery mechanism is battery-powered. The device may be configured to provide, and/or may be automated to provide, different operating states responsive to the degree of ignition and/or combustion of the fuels in the device. In some embodiments, the device is adapted to automatically be transitioned between forced-air and natural-draft operating states, which may be controlled responsive to sensed operating parameters of the device.07-14-2011
20110168156Microwave Ignition Method and Device For Cooking Appliances Using Solid Fuel - The cooking appliance using solid fuel, of the barbecue type, includes a brazier as a box for containing the solid fuel, a grill support capable of supporting at least one preferably removable rack and an igniting device. The igniting device includes a very high frequency electromagnetic energy generator or magnetron capable of generating a microwave generation and a waveguide connecting the magnetron to the brazier for directing the microwaves into the brazier.07-14-2011
20090277437CHARCOAL STARTING DEVICE AND METHOD - A charcoal igniting device includes an envelope, a frusto-conical conduit, and a base. The envelope has an envelope height and an envelope width, the envelope height is greater than the envelope width. The envelope sidewall defines a series of holes. The envelope has an upper envelope rim and a lower envelope rim. The frusto-conical conduit is disposed concentrically within the envelope. The conduit has a conduit sidewall impregnated with wax, an upper conduit rim, an ignition element disposed upon the upper conduit rim, and a lower conduit rim. The base defines a series of holes disposed through the base. The base has an outer base perimeter mated to the lower envelope rim and an inner base perimeter mated to the lower conduit rim.11-12-2009
20110265780PORTABLE GAS RANGE - The present invention relates to a portable gas range including: a case; an adjustment knob coupled rotatably to the case; a gas adjustor coupled to the case and connected to the adjustment knob to adjust an amount of gas discharged by means of the cooperative operation with the rotation of the adjustment knob; a gas cylinder attachment/detachment member adapted to support a gas cylinder in which gas is stored thereagainst and coupled to the case in such a manner as to be movable between a connection position at which the gas cylinder is connected to the gas adjustor and a connection-releasing position at which the connection state between the gas cylinder and the gas adjustor is released; a winding member coupled rotatably to the case and connected to the adjustment knob in such a manner as to be rotated by means of the cooperative operation with the rotation of the adjustment knob; and a flexible member coupled to the winding member and the gas cylinder attachment/detachment member, respectively, and made of a flexible material wound onto or unwound from the winding member by means of the cooperative operation with the rotation of the winding member to move the gas cylinder attachment/detachment member to the connection position by means of the winding or unwinding thereof.11-03-2011
20090288653Charcoal Igniting Device - A charcoal igniting device comprises a main body having an outer side surface formed with a through hole and attached with a handle formed with a retaining portion. A supporting plate installed in the main body comprises a first and a second plate pivotally connected by at least one hinge. The first plate is a fixed supporting plate fixedly attached to the main body while the second plate is a pivotally movable supporting plate combined at an end thereof away from the hinge with a pulling element, which has an end passing through the through hole and attached with a holding block. The pulling element is pulled and then retained by the retaining portion to lift the movable supporting plate and thus form a platform for supporting charcoal. When the pulling element is released from the retaining portion, the movable supporting plate pivots downwards to discharge the charcoal.11-26-2009
20090199840Barbeque grill ignition apparatus - A barbeque grill ignition apparatus installed between a stove with a gas inlet pipe and a pressure reducing valve connected to a gas fuel includes a gas valve with a fuel gas channel and a spitfire pipe. A gas inlet of the fuel gas channel is connected to the pressure reducing valve. A gas outlet is connected to a gas inlet pipe of the stove. An end of the spitfire pipe is interconnected with the fuel gas channel, and another end is a fire vent. The height of the spitfire pipe is equal to or slightly greater than the height of the stove. The gas fuel passed into the stove is burned after the igniter is started. The flame is ejected from a fire vent to the stove to ignite the gas fuel. A quick and convenient ignition can be achieved without making any change to the stove.08-13-2009
20120192852CHARCOAL IGNITION DEVICE - A charcoal ignition device generally includes a housing having a wall defining an interior cavity and an exterior surface. A blower assembly has an inlet end and an outlet end, with the outlet end in fluid communication with the interior cavity. The blower assembly includes a motor and a blower coupled to the motor. A battery receptacle is in electrical communication with the electric motor. The battery receptacle is configured to receive a rechargeable power-tool battery pack.08-02-2012
20100212652Cooking apparatus with charcoal starting device - A barbecue cooking system with moveable charcoal chimney device is provided, the system comprises: a firebowl having an open topside and a bottomside, and the bottomside comprising at least one aperture; and a chimney movable through the aperture of the bottomside of the firebowl, and at least a portion of the chimney is situated within the firebowl during a usage position and at least a portion of the chimney is moveable to a position below the firebowl during a stowage position.08-26-2010
20100242944MULTI-BURNER HEAD - A multi-burner system includes a horizontally elongated body structure having burner heads extending along an axis. Each burner head has a length along the axis greater than a width or height thereof and includes an inner chamber, a housing surrounding the inner chamber and holes formed on the housing to disperse gas externally from the inner chamber. The multi-burner system further includes a plurality of conduits connected to the body structure to convey the gas to the inner chamber of each burner head.09-30-2010
20100242943GRILLING APPARATUS WITH GAS ASSIST FOR CHARCOAL - A grilling apparatus that has a cart base, two separate grill housings, including a first grill housing fixed to the cart base for cooking using gas and a second grill housing fixed to the cart base for cooking using charcoal briquettes. Both grill housings have internal cooking regions with cooking surfaces, a valve and an igniter adjacent to the internal cooking regions. The second internal cooking region has a generally horizontally orientated tray which holds charcoal briquettes. The valve and igniter of the second grill housing are adapted to be connected to the same source of gas as the valve and igniter of the first grill housing. Gas is provided to the valve of the second internal cooking region, and with the igniter, the charcoal briquettes are ignited in the second internal cooking region by directing a flame to the side of the tray.09-30-2010
20080230044High speed solid cooking fuel igniter - Devices and methods for accelerating the combustion of non-gas cooking fuels used in barbequing. The devices include a starting fuel for preparing, or starting, a cooking fuel, such as charcoal briquettes, for use to cook food. The starting fuel is contained in a kindling chamber beneath an upper chamber containing the cooking fuel. A powered air delivery mechanism may provide an airflow to the fuels to increase combustion and heating thereof. In some embodiments, the device is a breach-loading device. In some embodiments, the air delivery mechanism is battery-powered. The device may be configured to provide, and/or may be automated to provide, different operating states responsive to the degree of ignition and/or combustion of the fuels in the device. In some embodiments, the device is adapted to automatically be transitioned between forced-air and natural-draft operating states, which may be controlled responsive to sensed operating parameters of the device.09-25-2008
20080230043Foldable Charcoal Starter - Various embodiments of a collapsible charcoal starter are shown, described and claimed herein. In one embodiment, the charcoal starter includes six panels being hingedly interconnected to form a closed loop. The charcoal starter is configured to have an expanded position and a collapsed position, and can be moved therebetween without any disassembly of the charcoal starter. In the expanded position, the six panels form four walls or boundaries, whereby the walls define a volume for receiving charcoal briquettes. In the collapsed position, the six panels are oriented generally parallel. Moreover, four of the panels are sandwiched in between the two remaining panels. In this manner, the depth of the charcoal starter can be significantly reduced as compared to the expanded position, while the width is substantially the same in both the collapsed and expanded positions.09-25-2008
20090107481Barbecue cooking apparatus with ventilation system - A barbecue apparatus is provided, the apparatus comprises: a firebowl having an open topside and a bottomside, the bottomside comprising at least one aperture; a column has a top and a bottom, the top of the column is attached to the bottomside of the firebowl, the column comprises an internal cavity, the aperture of the bottomside of the firebowl leads to the internal cavity of the column, the column has at least one opening for ventilation; a base connected to the bottom of the column; a lid situated atop the open topside of the firebowl, the lid has at least one opening for ventilation, the lid further comprises a device for opening and closing the opening; and at least one ash scraper assembly, the assembly comprises at least one scraper and at least one scraper handle, the scraper comprises an axle rod and at least one arm extending from the axle rod, the scraper handle designed to be connected to the scraper to thereby rotate the arm to allow the arm to cover and uncover the aperture for venting purposes.04-30-2009
20100059037STACKABLE CHARCOAL STARTER - A stackable charcoal starter for use in lighting charcoal comprises a base having a continuous wall extending upward therefrom, the wall having a plurality of air inlet openings near its lower end and an opening at its upper end. In a preferred embodiment, the wall extends frusto-conically from a larger upper end to a smaller lower end. A handle assembly located near an upper end of the wall has a first section extending outward from the wall and a second section extending downward from the first section. A shield for protecting a user's hands from the hot surface of the wall extends downward from the first section between the wall and the second section. The first section comprises an aperture of a size sufficient to receive a handle assembly and heat shield of an identical charcoal starter with the result that identical charcoal starters can be stacked on top of one another in close relation.03-11-2010
20110083658DISPOSABLE CHARCOAL LIGHTING APPARATUS - A portable, disposable apparatus for lighting charcoal or other flammable material contained therein. A central compartment generally in the shape of a tube extends from a bottom portion of the apparatus up through the center of the main body of the apparatus. An ignition strip extends within the tube. The apparatus is made of paper or paperboard or other lightweight flammable, yet durable, material. The apparatus is used by lighting the bottom of the ignition strip, which thereby starts a fire within the central compartment. The fire in the tube then ignites the charcoal within the main body of the apparatus. As the charcoal burns, the apparatus eventually burns away, leaving the burning charcoal in a pile.04-14-2011
20090205627CONSUMABLE CHARCOAL STARTER - The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for lighting charcoal, specifically a single-use, substantially consumable, chimney-style charcoal starter. The apparatus may include an open-ended, substantially tubular body, a charcoal support, and a fuel source. The apparatus may be charged with charcoal disposed upon the charcoal support. The apparatus may be fashioned such that as the fuel source burns, the charcoal may be ignited from the innermost coals to the outermost coals, at which point the apparatus may also be substantially consumed.08-20-2009
20110073098MULTI-FUNCTIONAL COOKING STOVE - A multi-functional cooking stove of the present invention includes a stove body, a position frame and a stove element. The stove body has an annular shell which defines an upper opening and a lower opening. The lower opening is smaller than the upper one. The position frame is disposed in the stove body and defines a through hole at its center for a container body of the stove element to pass therethrough. The stove element is adapted for fuel to dispose therein. A convection space is defined between the stove body and the stove element. At least one convection bore is formed on a periphery of the container body to communicate the convection space with an interior of the container body.03-31-2011
20090078245Gas grill apparatus with integrated modules - A gas grill apparatus includes a supporting frame, a plurality of gas burners, a valve module, an ignition module, and a control module. The valve module includes a valve box supported at a rear portion of a bottom compartment of the supporting frame, a gas inlet, and a plurality of gas controlling valves for controllably guiding a gas flow from a gas source to the gas burners respectively. The ignition module includes a plurality of electrodes extended close to the gas burners respectively. The control module is actuated to control each gas controlling valve to emit said gas from said respective gas burner and, at the same time, to activate the ignition module to produce a spark at the electrode so as to ignite the gas emitting from the respective gas burner.03-26-2009
20110061641Charcoal fuel assembly - A charcoal fuel assembly, especially a charcoal fuel packaging assembly that can be self ignited totally, is composed of a box, an interior of which is formed with a holding space which is divided into a holding part for emplacing the charcoal fuels and a bottom firing space by a pallet. The firing space is fixed with a fire precursor and is connected with an oxygen drain-in hole. The fire precursor first acts on the pallet and bottom charcoal fuels, which indirectly ignite the entire charcoal fuels that are loaded, to facilitate an ignition operation before carrying out cook-outs, and allow the charcoal fuels to be ignited approximately uniformly.03-17-2011
20110186033COOKING STOVE - A stove, body of the present invention includes a stove body, a coal grid, an igniting grid and an incloser. The stove body has an annular shell which defines an upper opening and a lower opening. The coal grid is disposed in the stove body, and the igniting grid is detachably disposed at a center of the coal frame. The igniting grid has a protrusive arc grid surface and a cup disposed under the arc grid surface. The incloser detachably surrounds the igniting grid. Both end of the incloser are open ends. A fire-starting space is defined between the igniting grid and the incloser for solid fuel to dispose therein when the solid fuel is being lit. When the solid fuel is lit, the incloser is detached from the igniting grid, whereby the solid fuel rolls onto the coal grid along the arc grid surface automatically.08-04-2011
20090277438Charcoal Starting Device and Method - A charcoal igniting device includes an envelope, a chimney, and a base. The envelope has an envelope height and an envelope width, the envelope height is greater than the envelope width. The envelope sidewall defines a series of holes. The envelope has an upper envelope rim and a lower envelope rim. The chimney is disposed co-axially within the envelope. The chimney has a sidewall impregnated with wax, an upper chimney rim, an ignition element disposed upon the upper chimney rim, and a lower chimney rim. The base defines a series of holes disposed through the base. The base has an outer base perimeter mated to the lower envelope rim and an inner base perimeter mated to the lower chimney rim.11-12-2009
20120060823ELEMENT AND METHOD FOR A FIRE-LIGHTING SYSTEM - Element of a fire-lighting system of an oven-grill that uses one or more firelighters and fire-lighting method in an oven-grill. Said element of the lighting system comprises an air inlet from a draught system, at least one conduit connected to said air inlet and arranged for guiding an air current to at least one firelighter, in which said air conduit includes at least one tube that has a first end connected to the air inlet and a second end, said second end of said tube having a holder arranged in such a manner as to position at least one firelighter, substantially covering the outlet surface of said second end such that said air current is concentrated in order to strike said firelighter. In this way, the coal-combustion process in the oven-grill is rapidly initiated.03-15-2012
20120152225BRIQUETTE IGNITION DEVICE - An igniter for an incendiary briquette of a type suitable for smoking a smoking substance disposed in a bowl of a hookah is disclosed. The igniter includes a housing defining an interior and having a sidewall, a bottom wall, and a top opening providing access to the interior. An ignition source that produces a flame is disposed in the interior of the housing. The igniter includes a removable tray for supporting the incendiary briquette. The tray has at least one heat transfer hole therein and is sized to be removably supported by the housing at a location above the flame of the ignition source, wherein heat flows upwardly to cause a burning of the incendiary briquette. The tray is sized to seat above the bowl of the hookah so that the burning briquette is supported to cause a burning of the smoking substance.06-21-2012
20120111313CHARCOAL IGNITER CHIMNEY WITH FAN - A charcoal igniter that quickly and easily lights charcoal bricks without lighter fluid has a generally cylindrical or tubular shape. The tube is hollow and completely open on both ends and has thin walls. The lower end of the tube has an air shaft hole and a smaller igniter hole. An air shaft and fan are attached to the wall of the tube at the air hole. The air shaft slopes downwardly and away from the cylinder has an electric fan at its outer end. Grates cover the air shaft hole in the tube and the outer part of the air shaft near the fan. Charcoal is placed in the bottom part of the tube and paper is loaded on top. More charcoal is loaded on top of that to fill the tube. The paper is then ignited through the igniter hole and the fan is turned on. The fan circulates air vigorously through the tube and the charcoal is lighted evenly and ready to use in about five minutes. The tube may then be removed from the lighted charcoal by simply raising it vertically.05-10-2012
20120073559CHARCOAL IGNITER WITH DUAL-ACTION LOCKING GRATE - One embodiment of the invention provides a charcoal igniter with a dual-action actuator assembly for pivoting a pair of grate members back and forth between a charcoal-supporting position and a charcoal-releasing position. Moving an actuator arm inwardly to a first position secures the grate members in the charcoal-supporting position. Moving the actuator arm outwardly to a second position allows the grate members to move downward to the charcoal-releasing position. A handle secured to the igniter housing includes an integrated track for guiding movement of the actuator arm between the first and second positions. The actuator assembly has a locking feature for securing the handle in the first position for supporting charcoal while it is being ignited.03-29-2012
20120090593COOKING APPARATUS WITH A COOKING FUEL IGNITION FACILITATOR AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING AND USING SAME - A cooking fuel ignition assembly for an outdoor cooking apparatus as in a barbeque grill. The ignition assembly includes a tinder support combination of an ash can and tinder support stand. An operator inserts the tinder support stand within the ash can such that its lower spacer structure makes contact with the base of the ash can receptacle and the upper tinder platform is in the upper region of the ash can. The operator places tinder T on the upper surface of the tinder platform. The tinder combination with tinder is mounted in suspended fashion below an aperture in the grill base such that upon ignition of the tinder a flame extends up through, for example, an interface slide catch collar assembly and into an ignition relationship with supported cooking fuel above.04-19-2012
20100132689COOKING GRILL - The invention is a cooking grill comprising a housing defining a cooking chamber and having a door therein hinged at a bottom thereof, a heating element disposed in the cooking chamber, a cooking surface slidably disposed to slide in and out of the housing through the door.06-03-2010
20130174833SCENTED LIGHTER FLUID - Lighter fluid having a smoky aroma can be prepared by combining liquid smoke with aliphatic petroleum solvent. The smoke-scented lighter fluid imparts a pleasant scent while it is applied to charcoal briquets and ignited.07-11-2013
20100083946PORTABLE COMBUSTION DEVICE UTILIZING THERMOELECTRICAL GENERATION - This invention provides a portable combustion device that provides a cleaner combustion, reduces the kindling period, and provides a more efficient overall combustion through the use of a fan that directs a predetermined volume of airflow over the combustible fuel—typically wood or similar cellulose-based biological solids. The combustion device has a combustion chamber into which the fuel source is placed for combustion. Mounted to the side of the combustion chamber is a housing that encloses the TEG, which generates an electrical output based on a difference in temperature on opposing sides. Mounted onto the TEG housing and protruding into the combustion chamber through a small passageway is a heat-conducting probe and heat-conducting probe base unit. The opposing side of the TEG is also in contact with a heat sink to remove heat from the TEG device through interaction with ambient air that passes over the vanes from a port located along the side of the TEG housing. A motor and fan near the heat sink to draw air away the heat sink and aid in the cooling of the heat sink, and force air onto the combusting fuel through a plurality of peripheral ports that connect with an air space located between the inner and outer walls of the combustion chamber.04-08-2010
20130092146CHIMNEY STARTER - A device is provided that includes a rectangular strip of metal joined on opposing ends to form a wall of a hollow, open-ended cylinder having a length of less than eighteen inches and a diameter less than twelve inches, a metal baffle disposed within the cylinder proximate a first end of the cylinder in a spaced apart relationship with the first end, a coupler defining a passageway extending through the wall of the cylinder proximate the metal baffle and on a side of the baffle opposite the first end and a blower connected to the coupler that blows air through the coupler into the cylinder.04-18-2013
20130092147MULTIPURPOSE CHARCOAL FIRE IGNITER - A multipurpose charcoal igniter makes a fire with much charcoal in safety, which can be carried easily, and which can be used in cooking foods as a burner for portable pots or pans. The multipurpose charcoal igniter includes a case in which charcoal is put and an igniter joined below the case for igniting fire. The case includes a brazier mounted inside the case to put charcoal therein and the igniter includes a fuel inlet to which a portable fuel bottle is joined, so that charcoal catches fire when the igniter is lit by receiving fuel from the portable fuel bottle.04-18-2013
20100307475Dual ignition safe charcoal starter - The improved charcoal starter design has several improvements, one being that it utilizes either; readily combustible materials like wadded up paper or a removable or replaceable common electric heating element to heat charcoal to incandescent and safely deposit hot embers into the grill. The common electric heating element is held in place through a clip fixedly attached to the inside of the charcoal starter housing walls and opposite of the opening for the electric heating element. Yet another improvement to this unique charcoal starter designed is the perforated grate having at least one hinge on one side and at least one notch on the opposite side, a release mechanism consisting of a thermally insulated release handle and a release bar with at least one protrusion such that when the release mechanism is activated by pulling the release handle, the protrusion of the release bar aligns with the notch of the perforated hinged grate and the perforated hinged grate will then rotate about the hinge in a downward direction creating an opening and thus allowing the incandescent embers to be deposited safely into the grill where needed and without danger of hot embers and ash being splashed about and possibly injuring the user.12-09-2010
20130081609MODULAR FIRE PIT TABLE - In one embodiment, a fire pit table apparatus includes a base having a ground contacting portion. The apparatus also includes a table assembly coupled to the base. The table assembly includes a table top for placement of one or more objects. The table top has an opening formed therein. The apparatus also includes a fire bowl assembly that is disposed within the opening of the table top such that the table top surrounds at least a portion of the fire bowl assembly and provides access to the fire bowl assembly. The fire bowl assembly includes a fire bowl and a hot top member that is disposed around the fire bowl. The hot top member includes a planar surface on which one or more objects can be placed, wherein the fire bowl and the hot top member are rotatably coupled to the table assembly to permit rotation of the fire bowl assembly relative to the table assembly.04-04-2013
20120174906Rotating barbeque grill assembly - The present invention relates to a rotating barbeque grill assembly that allows a user to put various food in a carrying frame thereof, parallelly install insert rods at both ends of the carrying frame into position-limit slots on both sides of a metal frame thereof respectively, and insert two transmission shafts into ends of fixed portions on both sides of the metal frame respectively. After the transmission shafts are fixed in the fixed portions, the user can turn on the barbeque apparatus, such that the metal frame can be rotated along the same axis of the two transmission shafts, and the carrying frame then slides from an original position far away from a heat source along the position-limit slots to a position proximate to the heat source, such that the food on both sides of the carrying frame can be heated uniformly and be barbequed to be a delicious dish quickly.07-12-2012
20110011387MULTIPLE FUNCTION CROSS-DRAFT CONVECTION OVEN/GRILLING SYSTEM - A multiple function convection oven/grilling system comprising a chamber, which is rotatably mounted on a stand. The invention includes a stand, a rotatable cylindrically-shaped chamber, a removable cover, a removable grilling/cooking surface, a fuel support rack for hold charcoal or wood, a detachable extension to the front side of the fuel support rack that form a basket for preventing the fuel source from falling off the fuel support rack when the chamber is rotated such that the fuel source is oriented between a six o'clock position at the bottom of the chamber to a nine o'clock position. The chamber includes a rotation positioning holding feature in the form of a notched plate that engages elongate pins extending from one of the opposing ends of the cylindrical chamber.01-20-2011
20080264403ROTATING BARBECUE GRILL - A barbecue grill comprises a grill grid, a shaft for rotating the grill grid, a barbecue grill housing, such as a fire bowl, having an opening at its bottom portion where the shaft passes through the opening, an ash container removably placed beneath the opening of the fire bowl, and a motor removably coupled to the bottom of the ash container. After the barbecue is finished, the ash container and the motor can be easily removed from the fire bowl.10-30-2008
20110168155GRILL PEDESTAL ASSEMBLY - The present invention relates to a grill pedestal assembly which allows the grill portion to be selectively removed, whereby the grill remains usable for grilling purposes. The present invention further allows the pedestal portion to be collapsed into itself to require a much smaller volume for shipping and storage by rotating the neck portion and telescopically lowering the neck and shelf into the body. The required volume is reduced further by lowering the side shelves from a generally horizontal to a generally vertical position. Finally, the present invention may include a body formed from a single piece of material, and likewise, the neck may also be formed from a single piece of material.07-14-2011
20120255537ADJUSTABLE PORTABLE GRILL - The present invention is an adjustable portable grill that includes a detachable gear system, a height adjusting handle, a plurality of adjustable detachable legs and a fire bowl with two sides that includes a top, a top edge, a back edge, a grill surface, a plurality of small skewers and a rotisserie. A second embodiment of the present invention can also include an inverted t-shaped holder, a height adjusting handle, a plurality of adjustable detachable legs and a fire bowl.10-11-2012
20120080025ROTARY BARBECUE DEVICE - The present invention relates to a rotary barbecue device, which includes: a casing forming a body thereof and having an exhaust gas housing for collecting exhaust gas and an exhaust gas path connected to the exhaust gas housing to discharge the exhaust gas via an exhaust hole; a ceramic burner mounted at the upper side of the casing to radiate infrared rays towards the inside of the casing; two rotating discs; rotating members mounted to the corresponding rotation couplings of the two rotating discs; a driving unit connected to any one of the rotating discs to rotate one or more of the rotation couplings in the centers and the rotation couplings in the edges; and a moving unit connected to the rotating discs to move the rotating discs.04-05-2012
20090205626Grill for cooking - It relates to a grill intended for grilling meat and other products, and for making paellas and any other dishes, essentially used for large gastronomic events.08-20-2009
20090044796Elevator For Hot Plates Or Grates Of Barbecue Grills - The object of the present patent is an elevator for hot plates or grates of barbecue grills, having gutters (02-19-2009
20110283988BARBECUE - A portable barbecue has generally planar front and rear panels hingedly coupled together at their lower ends and openable to form a generally V-sectioned trough. A grill is mountable between the front and rear panels to support food to be cooked by heating elements selected from solid fuel, gas burners and electric elements and located beneath the grill in the trough. A stand is adapted to support the trough above a support surface. The stand has front and rear legs at each end of the trough. These legs are hingedly connected at their upper ends and adapted to be opened out to form an inverted V configuration. The legs are hingedly coupled to ends of the front and rear panels at positions below the hinged connection between the legs and above the hinged connection between the front and rear panels so that the panels and legs can open and close together in lazy-tongs fashion.11-24-2011
20110283989ARRANGEMENT INTRODUCED IN A GRILL RAISING MECHANISM - The present abstract refers to a utility model patent for a raising mechanism (11-24-2011
20110203567Height adjusting assembly for a barbecue stove - A height adjusting assembly for a barbecue stove has a grill pan, a handle rotatably mounted through the grill pan, a guiding panel securely attached to the handle, two rods pivotally mounted in the grill pan and two connectors respectively connected to the rods. The guiding panel has two arced guiding grooves. Two sliding pins respectively are mounted through the connectors and protrude in the guiding grooves of the guiding panel. When the handle is rotated, the connectors are pulled and move transversely, and the rods pivot to lower or raise a grate mounted on the rods. Thus, the grate departs from or approaches a grill rack. A distance between a heat source and foods is adjusted and heat applying to the foods is controlled.08-25-2011
20110209695HEIGHT ADJUSTING ASSEMBLY FOR A BARBECUE STOVE - A height adjusting assembly for a barbecue stove has a grill pan, a mounting bracket securely mounted on the grill pan, a retaining panel transversely mounted slidably through the mounting bracket, a guiding ring attached to the retaining panel, a handle rotatably mounted on the mounting bracket and two struts pivotally mounted in the grill pan and connected to the retaining panel. When the handle rotates, the guiding ring and the retaining panel move up and down, and the struts pivot to lower or raise a grate mounted on the struts. Thus, the grate departs from or approaches a grill rack. A distance between a heat source and foods is adjusted and heat applied to the foods is controlled.09-01-2011
20110030670PORTABLE ANTI-SCORCHING ROASTING CAN - A portable anti-scorching roasting can includes a can body, at least one segregating cage, a cover, a pivoting element, a combining element, and a handle. The can body has an open end and a containing space. The segregating cage has a plurality of openings. The segregating cage located in the containing space is used to contain the foodstuff. The pivoting element is located between the cover and the can body. By using the pivoting element, user can open or close the cover at the open end of the can body. The combining element is located between the pivoting element and the can body. By using the combining element, the pivoting element, which is connected to the cover, is combined into the can body. The handle has a connecting portion which is connected with the cover, and has a handle grip which is made of thermal insulating material.02-10-2011
20120266855Grill with Means for Adjusting the Elevation of a Grid - A grill includes a fire pan, two support members, a lever and a panel. Each of the support members includes a middle section, two arms extending from the middle section, two journals each extending from a related one of the arms, a crank extending from one of the journals, and a loop secured to the crank. The journals are inserted through the fire pan. The lever is pivotally connected to the fire pan and formed with a bent end inserted through the loops of the support members and a rectilinear end maneuverable by a user to pivot the lever to adjust the elevation of the middle sections of the support members. The panel extends parallel to the journals of the support members and includes a slot defined therein and recesses in communication with the slot. The lever is inserted through and movable along the slot and can be inserted in a selected one of the recesses.10-25-2012
20090199839Vertical food smoker/cooker - A vertical food cooker includes: (a) an open-bottomed upper warming portion including: a support frame, a temperature measuring gauge, an adjustable upper air vent, and an openable cooker lid, the support frame including a substantially cylindrical-shaped upper collar and at least two spaced apart rails extending generally downward from the upper collar; (b) a cooker base portion including: a burn chamber, an adjustable base damper to the burn chamber, a substantially planar fire pan at a bottom of the otherwise bottomless burn chamber, and at least three legs; (c) a cooker mid portion between the upper warming portion and the base portion, the mid portion including between about one and about six substantially cylindrically shaped, open-bottomed, independently openable, stacked cooking drawers; and (d) grate brackets attached to the support frame, each of the cooking drawers, and the burn chamber; grill grates being supportable on the grate brackets. An expandable base unit vertical food cooker and a cooker add-on kit are also included.08-13-2009

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