Become A Charcoal Pro

Enhance your charcoal cooking experience. Take control of your fire by redirecting the flow of heat in your pit. Whether you're looking for the perfect searing zone, or a true indirect heat flow across your kettle or ceramic grill. Works with Lump Charcoal or Briquettes.

Charcoal isn't cheap, and the Vortex will reduce unnecessary burn when your cook is done. The Vortex is portable and you can take with you on vacation, camping, or to a friends house. Cook competition quality meat in your own backyard! If you love cooking with charcoal, you'll love what you can do with the Vortex"

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The Vortex
indirect heat

INDIRECT

Low & Slow Cooking/Smoking

The Vortex can redirect the flow of heat up and around the meat which can turn your kettle into a true indirect ‘smoker’.

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indirect-direct heat

INDIRECT-DIRECT

High Heat Indirect Cooking

It all started in an effort to get ‘fried-like’ skin on my chicken wings on the grill.

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direct heat

DIRECT

High Heat Searing

This is your searing option. Picture the back of a jet engine where the fire is shooting out of the exhaust cones. This is what you will get that intense sear from.

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infrared heat

INFRARED

Radiant Heat

Due to the grate-to-lid height on a kettle, making an upright (or ‘beer can’) chicken can be difficult to cook in an 18.5” or 22.5” kettle.

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