By: Max Good
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
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.
Published On: 6/22/2016 Last Modified: 2/24/2021
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