The Best Barbecues, Grills and Smokers For Top Chefs and Novices

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Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a wannabe, or a top chef with a flair for sizzle and smoke, we’ve got what you need to step up your grill game. Today’s models take your dad’s BBQ and kick it into the stratosphere with user-friendly features that stop just short of flipping the burgers for you. Best of all, there’s a great option for every wallet and level of expertise. 

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Weber Original Kettle Premium

Chances are, when you imagine a carefree summer barbecue, the grill you picture looks a lot like this icon. For die-hard purists, there’s charcoal or there’s, well … nothing at all. If you like to keep things simple and easy, you’ve met your match here. Though this is a great grill for beginners, the truth is, you may never stray. Bonus: Add-on accessories (like pizza stones) make it multipurpose — and even more fun.

Masterbuilt Electric Smoker

Talk about versatile. These electric smokers can work their magic indoors (with a good exhaust fan) or out (think covered areas), and don’t require much previous ’cue knowledge. Plus, it looks like Masterbuilt read your mind — these babies come with their own remote control! Load wood chips into the side for that smoky flavor, and use the multiple roomy racks to cook a full family meal — in a single shot.

Coleman Roadtrip Grill

The name says it all: If you’re into fun on the run, you’ll want to pop one of these in your trunk. Ideal for activities like tailgating and family cookouts in the park, these pack up in seconds and make tasty meals in no time. What’s more, while streamlined for travel, these grills still have their share of handy features — like individual controls, allowing you to fine-tune each section’s temp.

Twin Eagles Built-In Gas Grill

Meet the Porsche of the grill world. If you’re this serious about grilling, you’re likely tricking out a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen. This model drops into a countertop (though a portable option is also available) and cooks everything it touches to absolute perfection. With ceramic briquettes that provide radiant heat, a smoker box, a warming rack, and — wait for it — a rotisserie, this has all the bells and whistles a master chef could dream of.

Char-Broil Oklahoma Joe Smoker/Grill

Think you’ve got the chops (and steaks, and ribs … ) to win a prize or two? If so, this competition-worthy smoker in heavy-gauge steel has your name on it. This classic style has long been preferred by the professional set, so what are you waiting for? With 619 square inches of cooking area, a convenient access door for adding wood or stoking the fire, and multiple dampers for simple smoke control — get ready to bring home the gold.

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The Best Barbecues, Grills and Smokers For Top Chefs and Novices 

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, a wannabe, or a top chef with a flair for sizzle and smoke, we’ve got what you need to step up your grill game.