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Modern design and craftsmanship meet old world tradition. A fully-adjustable hardwood grill with features you won't find anywhere else.
Modern design and craftsmanship meet old world tradition. A fully-adjustable hardwood grill with features you won't find anywhere else.
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¡Hola, gauchos! You ready to start grilling?

Gaucho García grills allow you to recreate the authentic asado experience.  Made from top-quality stainless steel, our grills are both durable and practical.

Advanced grate design.

See why V-grooves are better.  Our V-groove design provides a sturdier cooking surface and more even heat distribution.  The V-channels allow juices dripping from the meat to collect in the drip pan and prevents flare-ups They are stainless steel and removable, making for easy clean-up without any fear of rust.

Temperature control.

Adjust the height; adjust the heat.  The ability to regulate cooking temperatures by raising and lowering the grilling surface is what sets our grills apart. With 18 inches of adjustability, you can control the distance between your food and the coals to find a temperature that’s perfect, no matter what you’re cooking. 

Multi-use drip pan.

Designed to the last drop.  A complementary component to the V-groove grilling surface, the detachable drip pan collects meat drippings. It allows you to baste meat in its own juices throughout the grilling process or reserve them for sauces, gravies, seasoning cast-iron cookware, or even seasoning the V-grooves themselves. 

One-of-a-kind firebox.

Turn your favorite hardwoods into fuel.  Unique to Gaucho García grills is the patent-pending brasero, or firebox. The brasero allows you to ignite a large stack of wood and efficiently turn it into grilling fuel with a minimum amount of effort. You can experiment with the distinct flavors imparted by different types of wood: from oak to mesquite, applewood to hickory, the choice is yours as you customize your hardwood grilling experience.

Rewards

We've got some great gaucho gear for you as rewards.  Best of all, we're offering limited edition models of grills.  Be the first to have one of these in your home.  Both the small and large grill are being offered to Kickstarter backers for almost $400 off the retail price!  The small grills will retail for $2399 and the large grills will retail for $3899.

Specs (large model)

  • Grill dimensions: 46" w x 57" h x 24" d 
  • Firebox dimensions: 18" w x 55" h x 22" d
  • Total grill + firebox dimensions: 64" w x 57" h x 24" d
  • Grill grate dimensions: 41" w x 20" d
  • Grill grate adjustability range: 18"
  • Grill materials: Stainless steel box, stainless steel grill grate, powder-coated steel legs
  • Firebox materials: forged iron basket, heat-treated steel legs
  • Shovel materials: aluminum tray, polished ash handle

How we got here

The current prototype you see on this page is not only a work in progress, but is the culmination of nearly 5 years of testing and design.  Here are some photos, drawings, and sketches to show you how far we've come.

In 2009, we built our v1.0 grill.  It had no firebox and was a bit over-machined in certain parts.
In 2009, we built our v1.0 grill. It had no firebox and was a bit over-machined in certain parts.
In 2011, we incorporated the firebox into our next revision but realized that heat level would be too high to include it under the crank shaft.
In 2011, we incorporated the firebox into our next revision but realized that heat level would be too high to include it under the crank shaft.
In 2012, we decided to have a firebox custom built to test its usefulness. It turned out to be a "must-have" component.
In 2012, we decided to have a firebox custom built to test its usefulness. It turned out to be a "must-have" component.
We flirted with the idea of an integrated firebox, but ultimately decide on an attachable firebox for versatility and ease of assembly.
We flirted with the idea of an integrated firebox, but ultimately decide on an attachable firebox for versatility and ease of assembly.

Why we need your help

We're almost there!  We've completed the overwhelming majority of work related to bringing these grills into production.  However, we are still working on our packaging and shipping issues.  A large bulk of our Kickstarter funds will be used to determine the best method for packing and shipping these products worldwide, as we've received enthusiastic interest from every corner of the globe.

Prototype vs. Grills to backers

The grills you see here on our Kickstarter page are our prototypes.  Ultimately, this is the product we'd like to eventually sell.  For backers at the $2000 and $5000 level, we have some limited edition grills we will be sending as rewards.

The grills going to our backers will be special and unique--a nod to our early adopters.  We plan to create a special name plate on the grill which shows the lot number and features an engraved signature from our Founder.  Furthermore, the logo and certain finishings on the crank handle and shovel will be made from top end materials like brass, copper, or bronze.

International taxes and shipping 

Our rewards (excluding the limited edition grills) include delivery within the United States.  International backers will be asked to pay an additional cost for shipping of rewards. International backers will also be responsible for taxes, duties, and customs fees for their orders. We will do our best to assist our backers with these issues. Backers who have earned one of the limited edition grills will be responsible for the full cost of shipping.

Safety

While we've designed our grills to operate as safely as possible, the possibility of injury and fire still exist.  To prevent against this,  PLEASE wear safety equipment (gloves and safety glasses) while using the grill and the firebox.  In addition, take all appropriate measures to ensure that the grill is being operated in a fire safe environment free from combustion hazards.

Legal regulations

Laws and regulations regarding open fire/flame cooking vary by country, state, county, and municipality, so please check the legal status of this product before you use it.

Risks and challenges

oWe are raising funds to pay for fabrication, tooling and packaging design for the initial run of Gaucho García grills. These past 18 months we have worked tirelessly to design (and re-design) a grill that is practical and durable, but can also be shipped worldwide.

Having finalized a production schedule and solidified our supply chain relationships, we are confident that we can deliver a finished product to backers on time. If we are unable to meet our production or delivery commitments, we will immediately notify all our backers. We look forward to sharing in this entrepreneurial adventure with all of you.

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    Get your official 3.5" Gaucho García laminated button. Put it on your backpack, a cork board, or wear it during your next barbecue to show your support for Gaucho García.

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    Sleek, stylish, and comfortable, our t-shirts are the perfect casual accessory for an asado or everyday wear. Made from 100% cotton and available in most sizes.

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    Protect your clothing from spills and stains with this hi-quality, cotton apron with an embroidered Gaucho García logo. This one-size-fits-all apron features two handy pockets for storing gloves, glasses or other grilling accessories.

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    Impress your guests with this top-quality, cast-iron steak brand. At nearly 24", you be able to safely heat this baby up in your brasero and leave an unforgettable mark on your meat before serving your meal.

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    The Gaucho is ready to grill for you and your friends! One lucky backer will have the chance to meet our founder, Gabriel García, and have him cook a fully-catered asado for you (Limit 15 guests for the meal; offer open only to residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.)

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    Be the first to have a Gaucho García grill in their hands! This limited edition grill will feature a small batch lot number, engraved signature, and high-end specialized materials for the logo and other finishings. (Small model grill 22"w x 23" d).

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    Congratulations...you are a VIP backer! For your generosity, we will reward you with our flagship large model grill. This limited edition grill will feature a small batch lot number, engraved signature, and high-end specialized materials for the logo and other finishings. (Large model grill 43"w x 23" d).

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