Viking 36" VGBQ Review

36" VGBQ

Viking produces luxurious indoor and outdoor kitchens. Six outdoor BBQ grills are offered in sizes ranging from 30" to 54". This large, powerful three burner has 25,000 BTU stainless steel burners. High quality stainless construction all the way around including the cooking grates. Instead of flame tents, Viking employs ceramic briquettes affixed in a stainless steel frame that can be flipped over after cooking to burn off grease and gunk. A 15,000 BTU rotisserie backburner and rotisserie kit are included. Twin halogen light in the hood.  Electric power is 120V.

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price: 
Primary Function: 
Propane Gas
Natural Gas Capable
Primary Capacity: 
620 square inches
Secondary Capacity: 
200 square inches
Main Burners: 
Additional Burners: 
Made in the USA: 
Heat Flux: 
Heat Flux is the BTU per square inch and is a more useful measure of how much heat a grill delivers than BTU alone.
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Viking began making professional quality stoves for residential use in the early 1980s. Today Viking manufactures a vast array of award winning indoor and outdoor cooking equipment, including refrigerators, dishwashers, cabinets and cookware. Their three lines of luxury grills are known for quality and classic beauty. All are offered in LP and NG models and may be purchased on carts or for drop in installs.

Made in America in Greenwood, MS, Viking grills are available at some online sites and through a large number of independent stores coast to coast.

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