Arizona Wholesale Scottsdale Cook-Off

Outdoor Grilling Event in Scottsdale

Eight Top Brands Cook for our Trade Customers

Before the heat really hits the Valley, Arizona Wholesale hosted their customers to a grilling cook-off. Some of the best grilling brands you can find, showed their stuff on the outdoor patio of Arizona Wholesale's Scottsdale showroom at The Design Center in Scottsdale. Take a look!

Hestan is a luxury grill brand that in just a few years has made a big mark in outdoor grilling. Luxury features include grill lighting that goes on and off when you open and close the hood. By the way, the hood is counterbalanced so that it will stay open in any position. Known also for their Napa Winery and a line of cookware, Hestan offers a broad array of stylish grills. Marty Sanchez, local appliance expert, shows his cooking skills on this built-in Hestan Grill.

One of my favorite grills, Dacor, pulled out all the stops for the Cook-Off by bringing their Dacor Grills on Wheels to the event. They've outfitted a trailer with Dacor Grills that they take to events to cook up some special treats.

Caliber Appliances, another California-based company, has a great variety of outdoor grills including this traditional grill that they used during the cook-off.

and this unique Rockwell Grill.

Going back to traditional grills, Wolf, one of the most famous indoor cooking brands, also has a great lineup of outdoor grills. Here they are at the Arizona Wholesale Cook-Off with one of their most popular models.

Do you like Pizza? How would you like to have your own outdoor Pizza Oven? Here are a couple of examples below:

This pizza oven from WoodStone is built-in to a brick console, and is outfitted with a granite countertop and under-counter refrigerator.

Here's a portable outdoor pizza oven from Lynx. When you sell your house, you'll definitely want to take this with you!

For information on outdoor grills, pizza ovens, and other outdoor appliances call for an appointment and visit the experts at Arizona Wholesale today.


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Cool, Refreshing, Healthy 4th of July Recipe

Enjoy the Fourth of July with Your Family

Arizona Wholesale Supply will be closed next Monday, July 4th so that our associates can enjoy the Holiday with their families. Here's a great recipe for your celebration on the Fourth from Chris Scheuer that I came across while browsing our supplier websites.

Chicken-Nicoise-Salad

This recipe caught my eye because, I'd been thinking of grilling vegetables as part of our menu on the 4th. I love grilled vegetables. I keep them crunchy, but get some nice grill marks on them, and they make a really colorful, and flavorful addition to the protein of choice. In this recipe, hamburgers or hot dogs are replaced with chicken for a lighter, healthier approach:


Grilled Chicken Nicoise Salad

Makes 4-6 servings
INGREDIENTS
For the chicken
1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons kosher salt
1 tablespoon sugar
4 cups water

For the dressing
1 cup fresh basil leaves, tightly packed
Finely grated zest from 1 medium lemon
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 medium clove garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons anchovy paste
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup extra virgin olive oil

For the salad
1 pound small red potatoes, cut in bite-size pieces
3/4 pound long, thin green beans
3/4 cup Nicoise or Kalamata olives, drained
4 medium Roma tomatoes, halved, each half cut in quarters
4 large hard boiled eggs, peeled and halved
1 large head bib or butter lettuce, leaves separated, washed and spun dry

DIRECTIONS
For the chicken, combine 4 cups cold water, 2 tablespoons kosher salt and 1 tablespoon sugar. Stir until the mixture is clear and all salt and sugar have been dissolved, about 30 seconds. Add the chicken and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.

While the chicken is brining, make the dressing. Combine basil leaves, lemon zest and juice, garlic, anchovy paste, Dijon mustard, sugar, salt and pepper in the bowl of a blender or food processor. Blend/process till the basil is finely chopped. Slowly add the oil while continuing to blend/process. Stop when all the oil has been incorporated and the dressing is smooth. Transfer to a glass jar or container with a tight fitting lid. Set aside. Dressing can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Shake well before serving.

Place the potatoes in a medium-sized saucepan. Cover with water and add 2 teaspoons kosher salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a steady simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain well and transfer to a bowl. Drizzle lightly with extra virgin olive oil and toss to coat. Season lightly with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside.

Place the beans in a gallon sized plastic zippered bag. Add 1 teaspoon of water and close bag, leaving a small opening for steam to escape. Place bag in microwave and cook on high power for 3 minutes or until beans are crisp and tender. Drain the beans and place in a bowl. Drizzle lightly with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle lightly with kosher salt. Toss to coat.

Preheat your Gas Grill to a medium-high heat.

Lynx-Grill

At about the same time you start the grill, remove your chicken from refrigerator, drain and pat dry with paper towels. Drizzle the chicken lightly with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle lightly with kosher salt and generously with black pepper.

Brush and oil the grill grate of your grill. Arrange the chicken on the grates and grill for 3-4 minutes per side or until light golden brown and an instant thermometer registers 160˚F. Remove from the grill and drizzle with a bit more olive oil and tent with foil for 5 minutes. Slice and serve warm or at room temperature.

To serve, line individual plates or a large platter with lettuce leaves. Arrange the chicken, potatoes, green beans, and remaining salad ingredients over the lettuce. Serve with dressing on the side.


If you're in need of a new gas grill, whether built-in or freestanding, Arizona Wholesale Supply has a great selection of premium grills for you to check out. Call one of our three locations today to make an appointment with one of our consultants.

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More about cooktops at Arizona Wholesale Supply

Gas Cooktops

Gas fuel is probably the most preferred cooktop fuel type for pro chefs and enthusiasts alike. They like the instant on and off, the infinite control from low to high and the high heat that is often available on professional duty cooktops and rangetops. We distinguish cooktops, which are inserted into kitchen counters and have controls on the top, from rangetops which have the cooking surface on the countertop, but with knobs located on the cabinet front.

Jenn-Air-Cooktop

6 Burner 36 JennAir Cooktop

Cooktops and rangetops alike come in a variety of widths from 24″ all the way up to 60″. Cooktops are designed to fit into a standard 24″ deep countertop, and are usually no more than 20″ deep. Range tops overlap the countertop front, and may go all they way to the back of the counter, taking up the entire 24″ counter depth.

Cooktops can be made of glass (gas on glass), porcelain, or stainless steel. Rangetops are built on a stainless steel chassis, and can offer a variety of cooking options including grills, griddles, and even French tops. 30″ cooktops are mostly 4 burner models, while 36″ cooktops are likely to have a 5th burner in the center. Sometimes, gas cooktops and rangetops will feature power burners with a higher *btu output than the standard 8-10,000 btu rating. Also, some cooktops will have super low simmer burners going down to 1,500 btus. Modular cooktops over a wide array of options.

While there are a few cooktops and rangetops that have open burners, sealed burners have become standard for most. Sealed burners offer advantages, and in particular are easier to keep clean than open burners.

This blog is one of a series on cooktops. Visit often for updates and new cooktop blogs. Here are the previous cooktop blogs:

1. Choosing a Cooktop
2. Induction Cooktops

*btu = British thermal unit, a measure of heat.


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Complete Built-In Outdoor Grill

Special Grill Package for the Holiday

12 Days of Christmas at AZ Wholesale Days (4-6)

Complete Grill Package includes Grill, Refrigerator, and Cabinet w/Doors

Holiday-Grill-Savings

THE COYOTE C-SERIES MEETS THE NEEDS OF EVEN THE MOST DEMANDING OF GRILLMASTERS.

Coyote-Grill-Package

STANDARD COYOTE C-SERIES (28″ MODEL) GRILL FEATURES

PREMIUM STAINLESS STEEL CONSTRUCTION
STAINLESS STEEL BURNERS, GRATES AND COMPONENT PARTS
DOUBLE WALLED STAINLESS STEEL HOOD
CONTINUOUS WELD ON GRILL BOX WITH SEAMLESS EDGING
PERFORMANCE ENHANCING HEAT CONTROL GRIDS™
AVAILABLE IN NATURAL GAS OR LP

CC3 (34″ Model) EXCLUSIVE FEATURES

THREE HIGH PERFORMANCE COYOTE IBURNERS™
780 SQ. IN. COOKING AREA
UP TO 60,000 BTU
INTERIOR GRILL LIGHTING
CUTOUT DIMENSIONS – 11″ X 31″ X 20.5″
OVERALL DIMENSIONS – 22.5″ X 34″ X 23.75″

MSRP 28″ PACKAGE $3449.00 MSRP 36″ PACKAGE $3999.00

For more information on this complete grill package or other gift ideas for the Holidays contact the experts at Arizona Wholesale Supply.


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Lynx Professional Grills in Arizona

Lynx Professional Grills at Arizona Wholesale Supply

Lynx Grilling

Lynx is an outdoor specialty products manufacturer based in Southern California that builds precision built-in and freestanding gas grills, side burners, accessories, and patio heaters. Lynx also has a line of outdoor appliances including warming drawers, outdoor refrigerators, and outdoor ventilation. Lynx full line of products as well as Sedona by Lynx is available in Arizona through all three Arizona Wholesale Supply locations.

Lynx 36″ Freestanding Grill

Lynx Freestanding Grill

Lynx Freestanding Grill

  • Two cast brass burners and one ProSear Burner (total 75,000 BTUs)
  • 935-sq.-in. cooking surface (640 primary, 295 secondary)
  • Hot surface ignition system
  • Control illumination with blue LEDs
  • Dual halogen grill surface lights
  • Heat stabilizing design
  • Temperature gauge
  • Fluid rotation handle
  • Lynx Hood Assist Kit
  • Removable large-capacity smoker box
  • Stainless steel grilling grates
  • Dual-position internal rotisserie with heavy-duty, 3-speed motor and rear infrared burner
  • Ceramic Briquettes facilitate even radiant heat distribution
  • Heavy-duty welded construction eliminates gaps where grease and moisture can collect

New Lynx Asado Grill

Lynx Asado Grill

Lynx Asado Grill


With a flat cooking surface that sandwiches stainless steel and aluminum, the Asado is perfect for small and delicate foods like diced vegetables or rice. Great for breakfast, paella, or a Japanese-style teppanyaki dining experience, the Asado utilizes twin Trident ProSear2TM burners. The versatile 30″ Asado grill comes in built-in and freestanding models.

Key Product Features

  • Made with high grade 304 stainless steel
  • 525-square-inch cooking surface
  • Perfect for foods too small for grates

Watch below as Devin Alexander demonstrates the New Lynx Asado Grill.

Lynx is a super premium brand with professional features found in commercial equipment such as brass burners. For more budget minded consumers Sedona by Lynx offers Lynx quality at a more competitive price made possible with some good, but lower cost parts such as stainless steel burners.

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New Concept Outdoor Grill at Arizona Wholesale Supply

Explore Outdoor Cooking at Arizona Wholesale Supply

CALIBER Grill by David Rockwell

Caliber Grill Open

Caliber Grill Open

It’s so great to visit Arizona Wholesale Supply to find out what’s new! We’re excited that the folks at Arizona Wholesale Supply are always looking for the next new thing. Not too long ago we wrote about a unique appliance product called the Urban Cultivator (click below) for growing herbs and vegetables indoors.

URBAN CULTIVATOR

Today, we’re pleased to showcase the Caliber Grill, a new concept in outdoor entertaining.

Caliber Grill Closed

Caliber Grill Closed

Created by the legendary David Rockwell and Caliber Range Corporation, this luxury grill has a canopy that rolls under the cabinet leaving an open table that can be accessed from any side. There’s really nothing to compare it with, but think along the lines of a communal gathering place around a grill.

It’s much more than a clever idea, however. At the Caliber Range Corporation, the same folks who founded DCS, are busy re-inventing outdoor grills with their exclusive CrossFlame™ system (see details below). The Caliber Grill features three 20,000btu CrossFlame™ burners.

CrossFlame™ Grill Burner

The patent pending Crossflame™ burner design is a marvel of cooking technology where heat is evenly distributed front to back as well as left to right.

•World’s first”socialgrill” with fully disappearing lid (patent pending mechanism)
• True 360 degrees grill that encourages the social gathering aspect of grilling
•Three 20,000BTU type 304 stainless steel Crossflame™ burners (patentpending) •Exclusive Crossflame™ radiant system (Trademark and Patent pending)
•675 sq.in cooking surface area
•Heavy gauge 304 stainless steel welded grilling racks
• “Sure Light” ignition system – no electricity required
•Cooking zone dividers
•Commercial grade powder coated aluminum “tableclothtop”
•Hardwood base comes fully assembled and ready to use
(LP tank not included)

On display now at Arizona Wholesale Supply in Scottsdale.

To explore other grilling products at Arizona Wholesales Supply click on the link below:

GRILLING TIME IN ARIZONA


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Grilling Time in Arizona

Get the best in Gas Grills from Arizona Wholesale Supply

School is out, Memorial Day approaches, and families begin to think more about backyard grilling. Maybe now is the time to get a top-notch gas grill that will take care of your family's outdoor gathering for decades to come. Time to take a trip to Arizona Wholesale Supply for professional grade grilling equipment. Here are three top brands you'll find at Arizona Wholesale Supply Company.

LYNX

Lynx Professional Grills

Lynx Professional Grills elevate outdoor cooking to new levels, offering unique and innovative features, unparalleled performance and superior craftsmanship. Available for either built-in our freestanding application.

  • Two cast brass burners and one ProSear 2™ Burner (73,000 BTUs)
  • 935-sq.-in. cooking surface (640 primary, 295 secondary)
  • Hot surface ignition system
  • Control illumination with blue LEDs
  • Dual halogen grill surface lights
  • Heat stabilizing design
  • Temperature gauge
  • Fluid rotation handle
  • Lynx Hood Assist Kit
  • Removable large-capacity smoker box
  • Stainless steel grilling grates
  • Dual-position internal rotisserie with heavy-duty, 3-speed motor and rear infrared burner (14,000 BTUs)
  • Ceramic Briquettes facilitate even radiant heat distribution
  • Heavy-duty welded construction eliminates gaps where grease and moisture can collect

ALFRESCO

The key to perfectly grilled food is instant caramelization, which seals in juices for tender, moist, and flavorful food. The ALX2 Grill has been engineered to deliver the intense, even heat needed to achieve perfect results, with the control and flexibility needed for all kinds of food.

  • Three 18-SR stainless steel main burners producing 82,000 BTUs
  • Integrated rotisserie system with built-in motor and 18,500 BTU
  • infrared burner Smoker system with 5,000 BTU dedicated burner and drawer for wood chunks
  • 660 sq. in. actual grilling area
  • 3 position warming rack stores up out of the way when rotissing
  • Dual integrated high-intensity halogen work lights
  • User-friendly push-button ignition with sealed 110v AC power source
  • Optional Infrared Sear Zone™
  • Standard cart model comes with 2 doors
  • Optional cart model (shown) comes with 1 door and 2 drawers

COYOTE

36″ S-SERIES GRILL
MODEL: CS36 OR CSL36 LP/NG

AS THE UPPER ECHELON OF COYOTE GRILLS, THE S-SERIES COMBINES ALL THE POWER AND FUNCTIONS OF AN ULTRA-PREMIUM GRILL WITH THE DESIGN AND DURABILITY OF A COYOTE.

STANDARD COYOTE S-SERIES GRILL FEATURES

  • PREMIUM STAINLESS STEEL CONSTRUCTION
  • STAINLESS STEEL BURNERS, GRATES AND COMPONENT PARTS
  • DOUBLE WALLED STAINLESS STEEL HOOD
  • INTERIOR GRILL LIGHTING
  • CONTINUOUS WELD ON GRILL BOX WITH SEAMLESS EDGING
  • PERFORMANCE ENHANCING HEAT CONTROL GRIDS™
  • ROTISSERIE KIT
  • SMOKER BOX

CS36 EXCLUSIVE FEATURES

  • THREE HIGH PERFORMANCE COYOTE IBURNERS™, PLUS ONE INFRARED REAR BURNER, PLUS ONE COYOTE RAPIDSEAR™ INFRARED BURNER
  • 875 SQ. IN. COOKING AREA
  • UP TO 95,000 BTU

Alfresco, Lynx, and Coyote are brands that specialize in manufacturing grills. Arizona Wholesale Supply also carries excellent grills from appliance manufacturers Dacor, GE Monogram, Viking, and Wolf.

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Selecting Outdoor Kitchen Appliances

Appliances for an Outdoor Kitchen

Arizona Wholesale Supply has the latest options

Outdoor-Kitchen

Arizona Outdoor Kitchen

Planning an outdoor kitchen? Here are some ideas and strategies for you to consider.

  1. Get help. Outdoor kitchens require just us as much professional planning – probably more – than indoor kitchens. Because you are planning a kitchen space as well as an outdoor space, you may need both a kitchen designer as well as a landscape architect to cover all the bases.

  2. Sort out your objectives. How do you envision the outdoor space? Is this primarily for family entertainment? Is there a pool involved? A firepit? Think about the space available and how you might use it. What will the role of the kitchen be?

  3. Review your options. Did you know that there are major appliances rated for outdoor use in all of the leading appliance categories – cooking, cooling, and cleaning? You won't find this information from the big box home improvement store. Consider making an appointment with professional appliance experts such as those at Arizona Wholesale Supply.

When it comes to reviewing outdoor appliances, it's important to note that UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has different requirements for outdoor use. Safety requires special protection for exposure to the environment. Standard indoor appliances installed outside won't meet code, and may be hazardous.

Notwithstanding safety requirements, it makes sense that manufacturers of appliances for outdoor use would also add “weather-proofing” durability features so that their products can withstand outdoor use.

While everyone recognizes grills as outdoor appliances, few people are aware of the variety of appliances being made today for outdoor use. For example, manufacturers have only recently begun making dishwashers for outdoor kitchens. Think of the convenience of not having to trek inside with all those implements and dishes dripping with barbecue sauce.

Believe it or not, outdoor rated wine coolers are also being produced (with special locks). Outdoor refrigerators have been available for some time and now there are also outdoor ice makers as well to keep your drinks refreshed without having to run inside for more ice.

Other interesting outdoor appliances, include pizza ovens, warming drawers, and patio heaters. Matching stainless steel outdoor bars, cabinets, and shelves can be purchased to complement your appliances.

As far as outdoor cooking is concerned, there are smokers, side burners, rotisseries, and more to accompany a wide variety of grills in all sizes and price ranges. To help sort out all these options and manage the budget, you'll need an appliance professional. Whether you are a builder, remodeler, designer, or consumer visit Arizona Wholesale Supply for the lowest prices, the best selection, and professional assistance in selecting the right outdoor appliances for your outdoor kitchen.
 

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