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Member’s Mark 8-Burner Event Grill Review

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Member's Mark 8-Burner Event Grill

The Member’s Mark 8-Burner Event Grill is a low cost solution for occasional mass production of simple BBQ fare like burgers and dogs. This large, fold-up, portable device measures 109.25″L x 25.19″W x 43.22″H when upright. The porcelain coated steel cooking grates provide 959 square inches of cook surface. Eight 14,500 BTU burners covered by porcelain coated steel heat tenets should provide adequate heat, but some users report poor high temp performance and problems with the burners blowing out.

The grill has a double design that utilizes four burners on each side. Each set is supplied fuel by two separate LP tanks affixed to the frame under the left and right side shelves. There are two electric ignitors and two slide out  Large 8 burner gas grill with legs folded up to compress the entire system into a flat rectangle and placed in the back of a pick up truck.

grease trays. The grill rests on four locking casters. To transport, fold down the legs and fold up the side shelves which then rest over the grill grates providing some cover and protection. A large fitted cover is included. When folded up it will fit in the bed of a standard 6 to 8 foot pick-up truck.

These Event Grills are often purchased for various club, company and church events, where they may be used by a variety of cooks who may or may not take very good care of them. As they are not built for heavy use, they are ironically not constructed to withstand the rigors of events, unless these events are infrequent, in good weather, and the grill is afforded at least minimal care and maintenance.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    8-Burner Event Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 399.00
    *Price Subject To Change
  • Made in USA:
  • Review Method:
    Looked Closely At It
    We have seen this product up close and we have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
  • Fuel:
    Propane Gas
  • BTU:
  • 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.
  • Main Burners:
  • Primary Capacity:
    959 square inches
    Large (about 47 burgers)

Published On: 6/22/2016 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

  • Max Good,’s Full-Time Grill Tester - Max Good is's Vice President of Product Reviews & Keeper of the Flame and is the world's only full-time reviewer of outdoor cooking equipment including smokers, grills, pizza ovens, griddles, and more.


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