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“Best Gas Grill In The World” – Bekins Customers Give It A Try

Best Gas Grill In The World - Kalamazoo Outdoor Event

We fired up the “best gas grill in the world” Saturday and cooked for our customers. Carsten from Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet showed customers outside our Grand Rapids showroom how to cook on the Hybrid Fire Grill and the Artisan Fire Pizza Oven. Customers even made and cooked their own pizzas! Plus, our very own Erika made delicious cupcakes for everyone to enjoy. You can see in the photo it consisted of gummy kabobs on candy grates.

Thank you to everyone who attended. If you missed out, you can still see the Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet grill and pizza oven in our showrooms.

Own Summer with the Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen!

Summer is just around the corner here in West Michigan and if you’re like us, the itch get outside is hitting hard! One of the fastest growing trends in outdoor living for 2014 is the outdoor kitchen. Take one look at what’s hot on Pinterest these days and you’ll find an abundance of photos of outdoor kitchens, from basic outdoor grilling stations to built-in covered spaces featuring a complete range of stainless steel outdoor appliances.

You probably already knew that Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet makes awesome grills and pizza ovens, but did you know that their modular outdoor kitchen system includes more than 80 different units? They offer a broad selection of outdoor refrigeration units, an extensive collection of weather-tight outdoor kitchen cabinetry, cook tops and warming units, and even an outdoor dishwasher — made right here in Michigan!

Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet

Watch their newest video, The Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen, to see the full product line in use… let your mind go there and begin planning your own outdoor kitchen, in your own backyard. Then come into either one of our Bekins showrooms and let us help you put it all together — you’ll be hosting a great backyard party before you know it!


Hybrid Super Grill Brings World Peace

Americans have been grilling over wood and charcoal since pre-colonial times. Then, in 1958, the modern gas grill was invented, sparking a veritable civil war between outdoor cooks.  Which is better – charcoal and wood or gas? Wood imparts flavor that gas on its own will not, and gas offers convenience that wood or charcoal cannot match.

Bekins is pleased to partner with Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, a local manufacturer that brings the best of both worlds to outdoor cooking.

The Kalamazoo Grill features an exclusive and revolutionary Hybrid Fire Grilling Drawer System. It is a gas grill — the best gas grill you’ll ever cook on, but it is also a charcoal grill and a wood grill. It is much more than the simple gas and charcoal combination grill that is becoming popular with its side-by-side design. The entire hybrid grill can be used for combination grilling. Simply leave the hybrid drawer empty and fire up the grill when you want to cook just with gas. Load the drawer with charcoal and/or wood and let the powerful cast brass burners get things started for live fire cooking. Either way, cleanup is a breeze with their deep-hopper clean out system that funnels down to a deep, stainless steel cleanout bin.

In addition to the hybrid grills, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet also manufactures a complete line of outdoor appliances including Outdoor Pizza Ovens, Refrigeration, Dishwashers, Cabinetry, Warming Drawers, Ventilation, Cooktops, Fireplaces, and all the accessories.

Take a look at their introductory video describing the quality and attention to detail that goes into every grill made right here in West Michigan. Better yet, see one for yourself. Bekins is the exclusive authorized West Michigan showroom for Kalamazoo Grill.