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- Divide & Conquer Flexible Cooking System allows you to cook food at multiple levels at different temperatures
- Lifetime warranty on all ceramic parts
- Heat-resistant ceramics lock in juices and flavor
- Venting can be adjusted to maintain precise cooking temperatures
- Includes heat deflectors for direct or indirect cooking
The versatile Classic from Kamado Joe is a grill, smoker and oven all in one, that can be ready to cook in 15 minutes. This kamado grill is constructed from 1 1/4-inch thick ceramic that holds heat, maintains temperature and is extremely porous to keep moisture in your meat, producing incredibly juicy, tender food with a true wood-fired flavor. Cook for the whole family on the 304 stainless steel cooking grate that measures in at 254 square inches. Cook on two different levels at once using the Divide and Conquer Flexible Cooking System or use the included heat deflector for indirect cooking and baking for truly versatile cooking. Monitor the temperature with the built-in thermometer and control the airflow and temperature with the built-in draft door, or adjust the top damper for even further temperature control. The fire grate is made of powder-coated cast iron for durability and superior heating performance, while the patented slide-out ash drawer makes cleanup easy. The lid hinge is made of stainless steel and the counterbalanced design makes it easy to lift the heavy ceramic lid with the high density polyethylene (HDPE) handle. The heat-resistant ceramic coating is sure to keep your grill looking as good as it performs and the matching side shelves provide a workplace for your grilling essentials. The KJ23 Classic Kamado grill comes with a free grill gripper for handling hot cooking grates and an ash tool for safely and easily removing ashes.
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- Model Number
|Kamado Thickness||1 1/4"|
|Cooking Grate Material||Stainless Steel|
|Cooking Grid Dimensions||18 Inch Diameter|
|Cooking Grid Type||Hinged|
|Main Grilling Area||254 Sq. Inches|
|Total Grilling Area||254 Sq. Inches|
|Fire Grate Material||Cast Iron|
|Spring Assisted Hood||Yes|
|Side Shelf Material||Plastic|
|Made In USA||No|
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For the Kamado Joe warranty to apply, you must register your grill. All ceramic kamado parts are warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship for as long as the original purchaser owns the grill. All metal and cast iron parts are warranted for a period of five (5) years. The heat deflectors are warranted for a period of three (3) years. The thermometer and gaskets are warranted for a period of one (1) year.
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100% of reviews recommend this product
Expert ReviewBack to Top
- Fastest growing name in kamado industry
- "Divide and Conquer" cooking system
- Includes heat deflectors
- Great warranty
Things We Love:
Kamado Joe is all about the spirit of innovation and passion for cooking outdoors, and it shows in their products. Kamado Joe strives for value and a reasonable price point but doesn't cut corners on quality. Their grills are visually striking, from the red color, the eye catching logo on the top vent, down to the stainless steel bottom vent. Kamado Joe grills feature a black steel band, and the freestanding models include a sturdy steel cradle and plastic side shelves that will stand up to the elements for years to come.
Kamado Joe grills are known for their "Divide and Conquer" cooking system which features split stainless steel cooking grids on a rack that allow for cooking different food at different levels, all at the same time! Another nice extra that Kamado Joe has is a set of included accessories with each grill, consisting of an ash tool, cooking grate gripper, and heat deflectors. Most brands don’t include these accessories and the ash tool and patented pull out ash drawer really make cleanup a lot easier. Ceramic heat deflectors are a must with any kamado grill and I like that they're included with every Kamado Joe grill, whereas they're an extra charge with most other brands.
There are also many available optional accessories that increase the versatility of Kamado Joe’s grills. The chicken stand, grill expander, and pizza stone, are a few of the most popular. If you really want to get the most out of your Kamado Joe, you can’t go wrong with the Joetisserie. This rotisserie, allows you to roast a wide variety of meats while naturally basting them in their own juices.
Thing To Consider:
Kamado Joe’s bestselling size, the Classic, features a cooking grid that is only 18” in diameter, this may cause you to have to cook in batches vs all at the same time when cooking for larger groups of people. It might also present a challenge when trying to cook over-sized cuts of meat, such as a 14-15 pound brisket. These concerns are not really an issue with the BigJoe!
You'll Like This Grill If:
You want a high quality kamado style grill with more cooking versatility and easier clean up than any other round kamado on the market!
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