Become A Charcoal Pro

Enhance your charcoal cooking experience! Whether you're looking for the perfect searing zone, high OR low indirect heat, or a charcoal bank deflector, let the Vortex do the work with 3 sizes to choose from.

Cook competition quality meat in your own backyard! If you love cooking with charcoal, you'll love what you can do with the Vortex. Made in the U.S.A.

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indirect heat


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


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


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


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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Congratulations to Kyle Matuszewski and his Dad for winning back to back SCA championships in wings and lamb with the Vortex! Read More About it Here...