Outdoor Kitchens: What You Need to Know

Outdoor Kitchens: What You Need to Know

As Australians we live and breathe the great outdoors which has led to design concepts going to a whole new level. A smart design should give the space a natural flow between the indoors and outdoors allowing us to move seamlessly between the two. So where do you...

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Crank Up the BBQ, It’s Finals Time!

Crank Up the BBQ, It’s Finals Time!

September - Grand Final Month It’s finals time and whether you’re hosting the local football club end of year party or a grand final BBQ at your place, we’ve got the menus, tips and planning tricks to help you through the entire day. A day for all footy fanatics,...

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Make the most of your Outdoor Space in Winter

Make the most of your Outdoor Space in Winter

During summer we spend so much time outside. We play, we entertain, we cook and then, at the first sign of a chilly evening or the end of daylight savings, we look longing at our outdoor entertaining area and promise to do it all again next summer. Thanks to Infratech...

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MEET THE WEBER GENESIS II

MEET THE WEBER GENESIS II

Where the Weber Genesis began The Weber Genesis II is one of the most popular additions to the Weber range.  The original Genesis was introduced into the Weber range in 1980’s. It has now evolved into a BBQ backyard hero. Weber has taken this popular grill and given...

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Celebrating BBQ’s – Festivals across Australia in 2019

Celebrating BBQ’s – Festivals across Australia in 2019

BBQ festivals in Australia So you’ve caught the BBQ bug and all you can think about is what you are going to cook on the grill next! Take heart, you are not the only grill fanatic. There are whole venues and weekends dedicated to just such a fetish. Over the next 12...

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Meet the iGrill 3: and why you need one in your life

Meet the iGrill 3: and why you need one in your life

The BBQ iGrill 3: a must have accessory Are you sick of relying on your best guess when the meat on the BBQ is cooked? Or worse still, cutting into your meat whilst it’s still cooking to ensure it has been cooked through? This is considered the number 1 grilling sin,...

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Outdoor Fireplace vs Fire Pit vs Electric Heater

Outdoor Fireplace vs Fire Pit vs Electric Heater

Choosing your outdoor heating can be challenging. Things to take into consideration before making a decision include safety, available space, cleaning, the choice between a one off or ongoing costs, environmental implications, etc. Let’s compare some options to help...

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Deconstruction of a Weber Kettle

Deconstruction of a Weber Kettle

History of the Weber Kettle The Weber Kettle was the first outdoor BBQ grilling system invented by George Stephen in 1952. It has been a staple in the Weber range ever since. He took home a half shaped piece of metal from the factory job he had and invented the first...

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Calendar of National Food Days

Calendar of National Food Days

National Pizza Day 9th Feb Pizza started in the 10th century in a little town in Italy called Naples. It is believed some village women got together to create a tasty snack for their children by cooking flat bread with some tomato sauce and cheese on top. It didn’t...

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Meatstock 2019

Meatstock Festival Melbourne 2019 Where:       Melbourne Showgrounds When:        23rd and 24th March 2019 What is the Meatstock Festival in Melbourne all about? This BBQ festival returned to Melbourne this year and is fast becoming a must-attend Melbourne event at...

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Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Enters the Kamado BBQ Market

Weber Summit Charcoal Grill Enters the Kamado BBQ Market

Recognised as the most well-known charcoal grill manufacturer in the world, the Weber Summit Charcoal Grill is our entry into the world of Kamado bbq grill, but with a distinctly Weber approach. The History Of The Kamado BBQ The origins of Kamado cooking are found in...

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Weber Recipes Part 2 – Our Top 10 Continued

Weber Recipes Part 2 – Our Top 10 Continued

We continue with offering up our top 10 recipes for the Weber BBQ, with our final instalment. Read on and enjoy.... Chermoula Chicken with Coriander Yoghurt Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy Servings: 4 Ideal for: Charcoal, Gas and Q 1x 2 kg...

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Kamado Style Charcoal Grill – Primo Grill

Kamado Style Charcoal Grill – Primo Grill

The Primo Grill Offers A Kamado Style Cooking Option Today’s kamado grills are an adaptation of the popular Japanese earthenware urn kamados that date back over 3,000 years. This cooker can be used as a smoker, oven or grill, made of ceramic and is fuelled by...

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Our Top 10 Weber Recipes – Part 1

Our Top 10 Weber Recipes – Part 1

Over time it has been with great joy and a hungry stomach that we have uploaded all of the current Weber recipes for you. We have recently been asked to rate our top 10.  The decision was near on impossible and reminding us of a few we haven’t cooked for a while. We...

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The Electric BBQ Has Arrived – Weber Pulse

The Electric BBQ Has Arrived – Weber Pulse

Weber has reintroduced the simplicity and versatility of the electric BBQ. Weber has given you all the traditions and flavours of a BBQ with the simplicity and convenience of electric power. The delicious smoky flavours you’ve come to expect from your Weber BBQ will...

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So How Do You Cook the Best Cuts of Steak?

So How Do You Cook the Best Cuts of Steak?

Steak. An Australian favourite on the BBQ.  There is so much controversy over how to cook a steak the perfect way.  First, you need to know your cut of meat.  A secret butchers tip is to buy the most evenly sized cut to allow for the meat to cook evenly. Tenderloin -...

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BBQ Cookbook – Building Your Collection

BBQ Cookbook – Building Your Collection

In recent decades the trend towards outdoor living and dining has gained considerable momentum. There are many different forms of outdoor cooking now including smokers, gas cookers, charcoal cookers, pizza ovens, pit barrels, etc. Now they are housed in the outdoor...

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Charcoal Cooking – The Ultimate BBQ Taste

Charcoal Cooking – The Ultimate BBQ Taste

The Different ways of Charcoal Cooking There are several different forms of cooking on a Weber.  You can cook with gas, with smoke but the tastiest by far is cooking with charcoal.   Fuel choices Not all fuel is created equal.  If you are going to go the trouble...

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Weber Specialist and What it Means?

Weber Specialist and What it Means?

Weber sell the best BBQs in Australia.  They have a dedicated team and their dealers and distributors are handpicked.  Amongst these dealers are specialist dealers.  When you have one of the best products on the market you want to back it up with the best service...

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3 Awesome Outdoor Heating Options for Home

3 Awesome Outdoor Heating Options for Home

The Firepit  Fire pits are thousands of years old.  They were a central part of human life as they provided warmth and a means of cooking for families or communities.  Back in ancient times, fire pitswere not detailed external structures.  Users simply dug sizable...

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Digital Meat Thermometer – Do I Need One?

Digital Meat Thermometer – Do I Need One?

A Digital Meat Thermometer Could Save Lives! So Why Do You Need a Meat Thermometer? Meat thermometers are used to take the internal core temperature of meat being cooked. This is important to ensure a safe temperature as sometimes meat does not cook evenly.  If you...

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Building the Ultimate Outdoor Entertaining Area

Building the Ultimate Outdoor Entertaining Area

Entertaining Outdoors - The Great Aussie Passion One of the great advantages of living in Australia is when the sun’s out, so are we.  We love to make the most of the good weather, especially in the more southern states.  These days we even build our houses with this...

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Get Things Started with Looftlighter

Get Things Started with Looftlighter

What's the best way to fire up your Charcoal BBQ? It all starts with Looftlighter Looftlighter is the most instantaneous firelighter on the market.  There is no gas and no flame.  It is an electrical product that produces a flame to ignite a charcoal burn within 60...

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Melbourne Meatstock BBQ Festival

Melbourne Meatstock BBQ Festival

Melbourne Showgrounds 17th and 18th March 2018 The battle of the tongs continued over the 17th and 18th of March 2018 at the Meatstock event in Melbourne.  It was a music and meat festival fit for a king, well a king of the BBQ anyway.  It is a weekend of the “B”...

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Bob Hart – The Guru of BBQ

Bob Hart – The Guru of BBQ

History of Bob Hart Bob Hart has been “thrilling the grill” for decades now but who is the man behind the apron? Bob wasn’t always a passionate BBQing aficionado.  He studied journalism in Queensland and carved out a career writing the “first news”.  He then travelled...

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Smartfire puts you in charge of your BBQ

Smartfire puts you in charge of your BBQ

What is a Smartfire BBQ controller? It appears everything can now be operated from your phone, so why not your BBQ?  You can now monitor, manage and perfectly smoke your food directly from your smartphone.  The Smartfire BBQ device will control the temperature of your...

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The Footy Season and BBQinq

The Footy Season and BBQinq

Now there is a quintessential Australian term.  Football, whether it be AFL or NRL is a day-long event!  There is generally a football tv or radio show on the morning of a football game and the post-game debrief at the other end of the day.  Of course,...

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Pizza on Weber® Check this out!

Pizza on Weber® Check this out!

When we think of Weber BBQs we think about grilling some meat.  If you visit the Weber recipe page you will find so much more to do on your Weber, including pizzas.  Not only will it give you ideas and inspiration, you can also see the array of pizza accessories...

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The Ultimate BBQ Checklist

The Ultimate BBQ Checklist

The Entertainment and BBQ Checklist - Ready for Summer? You’ve no sooner put the cover back on the outdoor setting than its time to pull it off again.  Go to the “BBQ friends” group in your phone and start texting.  Oops hang on.  This is the part where you have to do...

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Weber Awarded Canstar #1 BBQ Review in 2017

Weber Awarded Canstar #1 BBQ Review in 2017

  If you have a Weber you probably already feel as though you’ve already won.  There are some solid statistics to back up your choice of BBQ and if you haven’t purchased, these details will definitely seal the deal for you. Canstar Blue Canstar Blue awards are a...

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Outdoor furniture can help you spend more time outside

Outdoor furniture can help you spend more time outside

  Remember last Summer you promised yourself some new outdoor furniture at the end of the season.  Oops!  You’ve blinked and it’s already this Summer. So where do you go for a range of outdoor furniture that’s not only modern but user-friendly as well?  The...

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Summer Fun – Are You Ready to Entertain?

Summer Fun – Are You Ready to Entertain?

Our favourite combination …. SUMMER FUN!  Don’t we just love living in the great outdoors in Australia?  Food, friends, family and fun.  This is definitely the mantra.  How do we pull it all together to make it as easy as possible?  Heat and Grill Richmond have all...

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BBQ Events – Don’t miss the next one!

BBQ Events – Don’t miss the next one!

BBQ Events to challenge our BBQ skills!   Fancy watching some of the best BBQers going round? Check out these upcoming BBQ Events where you watch some of the world's best showcase their skills and come away as champions.   Event:            Kangaroo Valley...

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Cooking with Alcohol – Facts & Myths?

Cooking with Alcohol – Facts & Myths?

  Cooking with Alcohol back in the day! When Nana is serving up the boiled fruit cake at Christmas and says, “It’s fine for the kiddies, all the alcohol is burned off during the cooking process”, stop her right there.  When you are cooking with...

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Great Aussie BBQ & Footy Finals

Great Aussie BBQ & Footy Finals

The Great Aussie BBQ is synonymous with Footy Finals It’s that time of year again and preparations for the Great Aussie BBQ kicks in, as we start getting ready for September footy finals time! So how do we sustain ourselves through this grueling time of the year,...

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Why choose Weber Accessories?

Why choose Weber Accessories?

Weber barbeques are very unique and so are the Weber accessories you kit it out with.  This combination promotes a range of cuisines to cook outdoors and require good quality accessories to complement that versatility. They also offer maintenance products to promote...

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Weber sizes – Which one is right for your?

Weber sizes – Which one is right for your?

Weber Q Series Baby Weber Q 1000 Baby Weber Q Premium 1200 Weber Q 2000 Weber Q Premium 2200 Weber Family Q 3100 Weber Family Q Premium 3200 Don’t be daunted by the choice of Weber sizes.  Our Weber bbq range has made it easy with minor, yet important differences....

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BBQ safety in the home

BBQ safety in the home

Australians love their barbequing. If there is a sausage to sizzle or a steak to grill, we will cook it no matter if its rain, hail, or snow. The Australian BBQ is our way of life, our cultural identity and our national past time. Which is why it is so important to...

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Patio Heaters – Comparing Gas and Electric Heaters

Patio Heaters – Comparing Gas and Electric Heaters

Patio heaters will prevent the cold weather spoiling your day and drive your guests inside, or even worse, all the way home. Preparing a contingency plan for when bad weather strikes are not just smart, it will ensure your family and guests stay warm and relaxed on...

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Décor Tips for Large Patios

Décor Tips for Large Patios

If you’ve got a large patio space, it can be really exciting yet daunting to decorate. You don’t want it to look messy but you also don’t want it to be so minimalist that it doesn’t look cosy and homely. Choosing the size of your outdoor setting in Melbourne can also...

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Gather Round the Fire – Ways to Design Your Fire Pit

Gather Round the Fire – Ways to Design Your Fire Pit

It’s the perfect ambience when there’s a gathering around a fire pit. There’s music, warmth, maybe a few drinks and the sound of laughter. When you’ve got a fire pit of your own, the gathering makes itself as people move to and from the fire pit, grabbing a bite to...

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Which Outdoor Furniture Materials are Right for You?

Which Outdoor Furniture Materials are Right for You?

Outdoor furniture not only comes in a range of styles and colours but it also comes in a variety of materials. It’s the sort of thing you can’t change cheaply, so when you choose your furniture materials, you want to make sure they are the right ones for you. Here are...

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Style Your Outdoor Space for Summer

Style Your Outdoor Space for Summer

The fresher and more inviting your outdoor space looks this summer, the more likely you, your friends and family will want to spend some time there. It’s easy to let that space go throughout the year as the weather keeps us trapped indoors and under blankets. Now is...

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UV Protection for Your Outdoor Furniture

UV Protection for Your Outdoor Furniture

There’s nothing worse than putting time and money into your outdoor furniture only to find that it quickly needs replacing due to sun damage. Good quality furniture will take longer to wear from the sun but if you take a few preventative measures, you can get it lasting even longer.

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Spruce up your tired outdoor area for summer

Spruce up your tired outdoor area for summer

Summer is upon us. You can smell the sunscreen in the air and you can hear the summer tunes and the sounds of people gathering, laughing and relaxing in the sun. This summer scene seems nice, but it can all melt away when you look at your own backyard and see some...

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Turn Your Garage into a Man Cave

Turn Your Garage into a Man Cave

If you’re lacking a room in your house that’s just for you, there’s no need to despair. Think outside the box and consider turning your garage into the man cave of your dreams! It’s becoming more and more popular to extend the garage into an entertainment oasis and...

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Latest BBQ Trends & Tips for Summer 2017

Latest BBQ Trends & Tips for Summer 2017

Barbeques will always be the Aussie food icon of summer. They never wane in style and every summer of every year you are bound to step outside and smell the waft of BBQ meat travelling from your neighbour’s fence into yours. There’s no denying that BBQ food in...

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DIY Outdoor Backyard Ideas

DIY Outdoor Backyard Ideas

Blending your indoor and outdoor space to be comfortable and stylish can definitely bring about a beautiful flow-on effect that has you spending equal time indoors and outdoors. Sometimes your backyard might be pretty to look at but not really a comfortable place to...

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5 Cool Ways to Cook Outside

5 Cool Ways to Cook Outside

Cooking outside is the ultimate way to entertain in warmer weather. Not only does it set the atmosphere, it keeps the kitchen clean and you more relaxed at the end of the day! If there are kids at the party they can roam outdoors, leaving you free to cook up a feast...

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Patio Umbrellas : How to Choose the right features

Patio Umbrellas : How to Choose the right features

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing good outdoor furniture, including patio umbrellas. Quality is important as the weather can greatly impact your furniture and you might find you’ve paid for a product that is neither durable nor functional for an...

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Built In BBQ – Your Backyard’s Centrepiece

Built In BBQ – Your Backyard’s Centrepiece

Outdoor entertaining is truly enjoyable. In the warmer months when the sun lasts forever and you can enjoy a cold drink and a hot steak at the end of a long week - there’s nothing quite like it. Outdoor entertaining in winter can even be a ball, provided you have some...

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Is Grilling Really Bad for You?

Is Grilling Really Bad for You?

Today, Heat & Grill your Weber BBQ specialist in Richmond is going to be exploring the science around a common myth – that grilling is bad for you! It turns out that it is actually not, but it’s all in the secret of exactly how you grill! That’s right...

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6 Meals You Need to Learn to Cook on the Barbie

6 Meals You Need to Learn to Cook on the Barbie

Not owning a BBQ is almost un-Australian. Whether it’s a Weber, a built-in BBQ, a wood fired or smoker BBQ – if you live in Melbourne, it’s essential to own an outdoor grill. Owning a barbeque is one thing, but knowing how to use it is quite another. So if you’re new...

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The Complete Backyard Entertaining Guide

The Complete Backyard Entertaining Guide

Your friends are chatting, the kids are playing, and your beautiful fire pit is burning bright. From across the yard, you can almost taste the flavours that are flowing from your BBQ or pizza oven. As you open your drink and turn to your friends you realise that...

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Summer Grilling: Charcoal vs. Gas Barbeques

Summer Grilling: Charcoal vs. Gas Barbeques

Ever since the dawn of the modern day Barbecues the debate has raged – which is better, gas or charcoal grills? Today we’re going to be examining the difference between the two and informing you of which option is best for your needs. So the next time you’re gathered...

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New to Smoking Meats? What You Need to Know

New to Smoking Meats? What You Need to Know

There’s more than one way to cook up some meat. While the traditional method is to grill in on your Weber or other BBQ, you might be missing out on a whole world of flavour and a chance to impress your guests. Let’s take a look at how to use a smoker BBQ, and make a...

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Which Fire Pit is Best for You?

Which Fire Pit is Best for You?

Keeping your yard warm in winter is important  and one quick and easy way to keep it warm is by installing a fire pit. However, there're a few different fire pits on sale currently on our website and in the market. But the question is -Which one is going to suit your...

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Weber vs Primo – Which BBQ is Right for You?

Weber vs Primo – Which BBQ is Right for You?

Today we’re going to be doing a barbeque face off. In one corner we have the range of Weber BBQ's – a classic champion. In the other corner, we have Primo BBQ. So let’s weigh in the heavyweights, ring the bell, and find out which barbeque is going to suit you the...

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How to Enjoy Your Backyard All Year Round

How to Enjoy Your Backyard All Year Round

Backyards are made for entertainment, there’s no doubt about it.  There’s nothing like firing up the Weber BBQ, relaxing with your friends and family and enjoying a good time. While summer is the perfect time for entertaining outdoors, winters can become quite...

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Getting Back to Our Roots with Outdoor Kitchens

Getting Back to Our Roots with Outdoor Kitchens

A long time ago our ancestors lived under the stars and the sky. Today, we have just a few more luxuries and comforts than they did – and we’re sure grateful for them. However, from time to time it can be fun to pay homage to where we came from and one way of doing...

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The Ultimate Backyard for Entertaining

The Ultimate Backyard for Entertaining

We all work hard and that’s what makes some time on the weekends and after work all the more valuable. And what’s more valuable than spending some quality time with your close friends, family and loved ones? There’s nothing quite like sitting out the back of your...

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