2019 / Outdoor And Exercise Equipment / Patio/Garden Furniture and Accessories / Student

Ignite: Electric Assisted Charcoal Grill

  • Prizes
    Silver in Outdoor and Exercise Equipment/Patio/Garden Furniture and Accessories
  • Lead Designer
    Drew Applegate
  • Design Team
    Drew Applegate, David Stewart
  • University
    Auburn University

Ignite is a charcoal barbecue grill with a built in ignition system. The goal of this project was formed after our general research about barbecue grilling, we found that 9 out of 10 people preferred the taste of charcoal to gas but most people use a gas grill. The design of this grill helps fix the problems that prevent people from using charcoal, and provides a grilling experience that is as quick and easy as gas grilling, while still providing the smoky flavor that is so desirable.

Photo Credit: Drew Applegate