Kamado Joe vs. Big Green Egg

Kamado Joe is the fastest growing name in the charcoal ceramic grill industry. While the kamado-style grill has been around for centuries, recent advances in technology have improved the barbeque experience. What separates Kamado Joe from the rest? See for yourself.

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  Kamado Joe Big Green Egg
Packaging 1 box Multiple boxes
Assembly 20 mins 60-90 mins
Standard Cooking Surface Divide & Conquer® Flexible Cooking System with 2 cooking levels
Accessory Rack
2 half-moon deflector plates
1 level single grate
Other sold separately
Divide & Conquer® Side by Side Direct and Indirect Grilling 1 level single grate
Draft Door Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Clean Out Patented Slide-Out Ash Drawer None
Secondary Air Control Cast Aluminum Kontrol Tower Top Vent with Temperature Control Cast Iron Cap
Grill Seal Oven Grade Wire Mesh Gasket
Stainless Steel Latch
Felt Seal
No Latch
Lid Lift Patented Air Lift Hinge — Finger lift capable No Lift Hinge — 19lbs of lift required
Tools Included Ash Tool
Grill Gripper
Grill Support Cast Iron Grill Cart Stand
Fire Box Advanced Multi-Panel Fire Box — six-piece design Fire Box — single-piece design
Side Shelves Included Sold Separately

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The Winner is Clear

With innovative features and great value, Kamado Joe surpasses the competition. Don’t wonder why your kamado didn’t come with the necessary and basic features needed to start grilling. Standard attributes like the Air Lift Hinge and Divide & Conquer® Flexible Cooking System, make it easy to fire it up and slow it down for any grilling aficionado.

  1. Air Lift Hinge reduces dome weight by 96%, allowing you to lift the kamado lid with ease.
  2. Kontrol Tower Top Vent maintains consistent air setting and is rain and mold resistant.
  3. Versatile 3-Tier Divide & Conquer® Flexible Cooking System frees you to cook different foods in different styles at different temperatures.
  4. Patented Slide-Out Ash Drawer for easy access and quick cleanup.
  5. Lid latch provides temperature stability.
  6. Customize cooks with a wide offering of accessories for an exceptional outdoor cooking experience.

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