Do love having an outdoor kitchen? Or if you're ready to get started with one?
The Camp Chef Smoker Pro Pellet Grill will most likely fit the bill. This bad boy will allow anyone to cook like a pro.
This grill has a huge cooking space (over 429 square inches!) I managed to fit 4 racks of ribs, a few whole chickens and a pile of wings!
The inside of the Camp Chef pellet grills chamber works like an oven, which means that there are no cold and hot spots on the grill. This ensured we always have consistency when cooking on it.
Unlike other barbecue smokers, this one comes with a meat probe. While a temperature display only gives an idea of the inside temperature, a meat probe is the most accurate way to know the temperature of the meat that is being cooked.
So if a top quality, set and forget smoker is what you are after, your in the right place. We have put together our experiences with this unit; our like and dislikes, thoughts on the cleaning and maintenance as well as the warranty, in this review of the Camp Chef Smoke Pro SE.
Key Features of The Smoke Pro
What I Liked
What I Didn't Like
4.7/ 5 Stars
Cleaning and Maintenance of The Smoke Pro
When you have an outdoor unit like a grill or smoker you have to realize that cleaning and maintenance are important!!
Some manufacturers design some features to help with these tasks and Camp Chef is no exception, if anything they have gone above and beyond with the Camp Chef Smokepro SE.
To make this process very simple. Basically, there are two types of dirt that a user deals with while smoking.
First, there is pellet ash: Camp Chef has designed easy access to the burn pot by adding a knob which when turned releases all the ash in an external bucket.
Secondly, the grease and oil: Both the grease and oil is directed through the unit and is drained into an external drip pan.
We found that this smoker was easy to assemble and came with very detailed instructions. Once we used it a few times, we found everything from operating to cleaning is straightforward and easy.
Feeling confident, we began pulling this unit out to use more often.
Warranty Details of The Smoke Pro
The manufacturer’s warranty covers all the components of the Camp Chef Smokepro SE as long as it is free from workmanship defects for a period of one year from the purchase date.
Note: The warranty however, excludes the finish.
For more details on the Camp Chef warranties
Do You Get Value For Money?
You might notice that the Camp Chef SmokePro SE Pellet Grill and Smoker is not the cheapest pellet smoker on the market. However, with its top quality features such as the set and forget settings. and durable build it is indeed worth every penny you would invest for it.
If you want to buy a high-quality pellet smoker that makes not only the cooking process easier but the cleaning, we suggest you go for this one.
There you have it, a top notch pellet smoker with all the bells and whistles without the price tag.
I've given you all my experience with it, if the features I mentioned are what you're looking for then go for it!
What is waiting for? That succulent slow-cooked brisket isn’t going to just appear in your backyard!
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Does the Smoker/Grill come assembled?
Answer: No, there is assembly required however, it is not hard. There aren't many parts just the legs and the chimney.
Question: How many pounds of turkey would it hold?
Answer: You would be able to fit two, twelve to fifteen-pound turkeys in the smoker
Question: How many Boston butts will it hold?
Answer: Depends on the size of the butts. It would be able to easily fit 4 -6, 7-8 lb ones
Question: Can I use hickory wood?
Answer: You can use any wood as long as it in pellet form.