Char-Broil is one of the most respected names in outdoor cooking equipment and accessories. Char-Broil manufactures grills and a variety of related cooking products. The biggest brand in grilling, it is also the oldest. Around since 1948, the company’s products are sold in retail stores throughout the country. Char-Broil products can be found in specialty, discount, mass merchant stores and home centers. Incredibly popular, more then 2 million Char-Broil grills were sold in 2008 alone.
The Char-Broil company is based out of Columbus, Georgia where their headquarters are located. They also have satellite office in China for their international retail operations. Char-Broils sales a variety of grills and accessories, amongst them, infrared products, outdoor fireplaces, smokers and fryers.
Aside from Char-Boil grills, other brands managed by the company include New Braunfels Smoker Company, Famous Oklahoma Joe’s Smoker Company and Thermos.
Charbroil gas grill owners, electric barbeque users, charcoal and wood smoker chefs and lovers of any of the many Charbroil outdoor products know the Charbroil gas bbq grills are not the top-of-the-line, high end gas grill that use lights and digital thermometers and infrared sear zones and solar panels, spring-loaded hoods, electrical transformers or other top-end features. Charbroil barbecues cook food but they will not give you a foot massage and they have been barbecuing for a very long time.
Charbroil have been manufacturing and selling barbeque grills for long enough that the company has learned to utilize big bix store retailers by manufacturing bbq grills branded specifically for the retailers. Charbroil has also learned hw to cut costs by sub-contracting most of the materials, construction and distribution that causes profit loss in weaker companies. The brand of Charbroil has existed long enough that thousands and thousands of people have Charbroil barbecues in dozens of budget levels. In addition to the gas grill replacement parts from Charbroil there are many after-market companies that support Charbroil models.
Most of the popular Charbroil models are the lower-end gas BBQ grills that are very inexpensive, fast to build and easy to learn. Most customers grilling on the Charbroil barbecue will learn its uses and get used to the time taken to heat up, cool down, burn through a tank of gas and will sub-consciously memorize cooking times for standard barbecuing. When the grill parts begin to rust or fail the majority of backyard chefs will repair their Charbroil barbecue at least one time to avoid choosing a new barbecue grill and re learning its moods.
Charbroil have evolved with the times and have continued to sell gas bbq grills with less expensive grill parts and lower end models that are a good value for the money spent. Recently Charbroil have branched off into infrared grilling in a deal the TEC and have been selling smokers, electric barbecues and even some fireplaces and fire pits. Charbroil cook books, sauces and rubs are made exclusively by great chefs and are great products on any gas grill.
While Charbroil barbecues and Charbroil gas grill replacement burners will never be considered the best in the world they are often the best choice and the best value for the money. With so many years in the outdoor market the gas grills are useful, intuitive and reliable if only because the after market repair parts are so much better quality than the original grill parts.