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Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet Takes the World’s Best Outdoor Kitchen to New Heights

Jan 21, 2020

Be among the first to experience an all-new take on Kamado-style grilling, functional enhancements to the award-winning Hybrid Fire Grill and the 2020 outdoor design color trends at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

CHICAGO (January 21, 2020) Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, the leader in high-performance outdoor grills and kitchens, returns to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), January 21-23, 2020, in Las Vegas with exciting new products, bold innovations and signature design elements. Attendees are invited to meet the Kalamazoo team at booth #C9304 for a hands-on experience to explore the brand’s award-winning outdoor kitchen collection, the now-available Shokunin Kamado Grill, an all-new grill grate lift system for the Hybrid Fire Grill and a showcase of the emerging outdoor living color trends for 2020.

“Our commitment to raising the bar for an unrivaled outdoor cooking experience is deeply rooted in Kalamazoo’s DNA, and this year is no different,” said Russ Faulk, chief designer and head of product for Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet. “Not only have we improved world’s best gas grill by increasing it’s capabilities and functionality, but we’re also excited to introduce the new Shokunin Kamado Grill and build upon the industry’s most comprehensive and highest-performing outdoor kitchen collection available.”

New for 2020

The Kalamazoo Shokunin Kamado Grill is the next evolution of kamado grills and redefines industry standards for this style of outdoor cooking. A Best of KBIS finalist for 2020, Kalamazoo took the key design principles of a traditional kamado grill and broadened the Shokunin’s capabilities by incorporating an adjustable fire grate system for greater cooking versatility, adding two inches of insulation for maximum heat retention and efficiency, and designing the grill with a rectangular grilling surface to maximize multi-zone grilling – which is a first for the respective category.

Also available for the first time is a new grill grate lift system for the Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill. This new feature makes restocking charcoal and wood fuel sources even more convenient with less cleanup and will be incorporated as a standard option for new 2020 models.

Emerging Outdoor Living Color Trends

Outdoor kitchens are among the most popular remodeling projects, according to the National Kitchen & Bath Association, and one way to connect these spaces with the indoors is by using color. That’s why Kalamazoo has partnered with world-renowned designers, Kelli Ellis, Lisa Mende, Mary Douglas Drysdale and Young Huh, to curate the newest color palettes for the Arcadia Series of outdoor kitchen cabinetry. Inspired by elements from diverse environments, this unique collection illustrates the ability to create a truly one-of-a-kind outdoor living space.

Outdoor Kitchen Design Experts

Known for crafting the best quality, highest-performance grills on earth, Kalamazoo also offers the most comprehensive kitchen collection available, which includes best-in-class cooking products, cabinetry and appliances. This year, KBIS attendees can learn more about the industry-leading services offered as part of the new Kalamazoo Design Studio. This invaluable capability offers design professionals and homeowners expert product consultation, custom layout support, and detailed CAD drawings to help visualize the project and aid installation. From start to finish, Kalamazoo is your partner to transform a vision into a stunning and functional outdoor cooking and entertaining experience.

To learn more about the latest from Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet or to schedule an appointment at KBIS (Booth C9304), contact, Ryan Gartman, Senior Manager, Public Relations,


Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet is the leading manufacturer of premium appliances and cabinetry for outdoor cooking and entertaining. A passion for the joy of outdoor cooking and a deep commitment to exceptional design, quality and performance are the keys to the company’s success. Kalamazoo’s rich history of craftsmanship and expertise in metal fabrication began more than a century ago in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The company prides itself on its meticulous hand-craftsmanship and its spirit of innovation that continuously pushes the industry forward. Kalamazoo’s distinctive products are available globally through select retailers, certified design professionals and the company’s website.