As BBQ cooking has really taken off in the UK many businesses are looking for ways to uplift and upgrade their Barbecues. Gone are the days where you pulled out a rusty metal thing on legs, blew off the cobwebs from last summer or even the summer before and then poured petrol over some charcoal to get some coals. Those days are fading fast and BBQ areas, or a more upmarket gas and charcoal barbecues combination are becoming commonplace and can enhance an outdoor area and generate extra income for your business.
One of the biggest steps for many people is to create a more permanent BBQ area that is more often under cover so that the wonderful aromas of the BBQ can be enjoyed all year round. As this trend grows the BBQ Island is now becoming as popular as Love Island. But what do you need to create a BBQ island, especially if you are creating one for a business and entertainment venue?
But what is required to for the ideal BBQ Island and how and where do you build?
The first thing you need to do is plan. Creating a BBQ Island is like designing a kitchen and you need to know how much space you have to work with, the position for components of your BBQ Island to ensure you have flow and things like where to cook vs where to eat. Planning will ensure you end up with a practical and functional BBQ Island that works for you and one that you will enjoy using.
First, consider where you are going to build your outdoor kitchen. If you have a garden or an area allocated you need to make sure you have space for all you need and you should make sure the ground is level and that you can dig and lay foundations. If you already have a patio and want to use the area, then plan your appliances and grill around it. There are a wide range of outdoor grills and equipment available and it is important to ensure it fits into your space.
While considering the location of your BBQ Island think about safety, especially if you are going use a charcoal grill. Other than this there are a few key components you need to include:
A BBQ island doesn’t have to be fancy, but it does need to be practical and you do need to make sure you choose the right grill for its purpose. Investing the time, effort and money in a barbecue Island will be something you will never regret and with my help you can be assured you will end up with the best outdoor kitchen possible… trust me, I am a BBQ Master and you can trust me to provide the best BBQ advice on everything outside of my culinary expertise!