In the 1980s, appliance makers like Viking led food lovers to install “commercial-style” kitchens in their homes. Today the same trend is moving out to the backyard thanks to heavy-duty, high-output, technologically advanced and increasingly specialized cooking devices that run into five figures. Many are designed to be freestanding or built into full outdoor kitchens. Award-winning grilling expert and TV host Steven Raichlen says, “Someone described high-end watches as sports cars you wear on your wrist. I’d say high-end grills are sports cars you can use cooking your dinner.” These 11 high-end grills and ovens are the very best tools available for backyard feasts of epic proportions.
SEPTEMBER 03, 2016