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And Then There Was

Since the discovery of fire, Man has endeavored to master the art of cooking meat using fire. Many adjustments and modifications have evolved over the years. From open wood fires to wood fired pits, charcoal grills, ceramic grills, offset smokers, gas grills and infrared grills. Many of these products were created in an attempt to conquer the most important and elusive element of cooking, temperature control.

Over half of Americans use gas grills exclusively and are willing to sacrifice flavor for convenience. Even most charcoal grillers own a gas grill for “quick” jobs. REC TEC is bringing the art of grilling into the computer age with advent of Smart Grill Technology™ and its proprietary temperature control algorithm. Now backyard enthusiasts can create consistent results with the flavor of a real wood fire and the convenience that rivals gas grills.

And then there was Rec Tec
Rec Tec - man using grill

Several years ago two friends decided that they would create the ultimate grill. First they would conquer temperature control. Why should an indoor oven have better temperature control than a grill? From this Smart Grill Technology™ was born. But converting technology from a gas oven to a gas grill was just the beginning. Why not conquer flavor too? So Smart Grill Technology™ was used to control a real wood fire and was calibrated to produce accurate temperatures when using REC TEC Premium Hardwood Pellets.

The final hurdle was quality. Both guys had owned “Stainless Steel” grills only to discover after a few years that the stainless steel was only cosmetic and that the mild steel on the inside had rusted out. This is why every REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill has a heavy gauge stainless steel fire pot that is built to last a lifetime.

After many prototypes, the REC TEC was perfected and became the envy of neighbors. At first neighbors would ask us to REC TEC their meat, then they started asking for their own REC TEC. Sales started from our garages, and then evolved to full production and our first retail location in Augusta, Georgia. We now sell grills directly from us to our customers across the United States. This direct to the consumer approach allows us to produce a very high quality product that can be purchased at a very reasonable price. The REC TEC family consisting our team and customers continues to grow the story of REC TEC Wood Pellet Grills, and for that we thank you.

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