30' Alfresco vs 38' Grand Turbo vs 42' Cal Flame

neo.oneJuly 11, 2006


The pool is under way and I am trying to finalize the backyard plans. Part of it is deciding on a built-in BBQ grill. For my budget, I've narrowed it down to a 30" Alfresco, 38" Grand Turbo, 42" Cal Flame. I would appreciate any and all opinions on the three grills, the size, and the brand itself (quality, service, ...).

Thank you.


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They are installing my Alfrescos this week. I went for 2 30 inch rather then 1 big one. I got one with infrared one without, will post after I use it.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2006 at 11:07AM
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Well the Alfresco BBQs are in and I used one the other night, the steaks came out terrific, I used the infared searing unit. The unit heated up quickly and the food came out great.
Good luck

    Bookmark   September 15, 2006 at 12:11PM
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Alfresco all the way .. cal-flame and turbo made in china (not bad) but parts can be a pain .... Alfresco usually sends someone for warranty (depends on where you live)

    Bookmark   September 17, 2006 at 12:53AM
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