When George passed away in 1993 his son Jim took over the Weber reins. Most of George’s children (and many grandchildren, too) are still actively involved in the business, upholding the reputation their father had worked so hard to establish. This next generation didn’t slow down: this was the decade that the Huntley, Illinois, factory and warehouse opened, the first Weber cookbook was published, and the Summit Series gas grills were introduced.
The Performer charcoal grill introduced
George Stephen passes away and his son Jim takes over
The Grill Out® Times newsletter is published
The Huntley, Illinois, factory and warehouse opens
Weber’s first cookbook is published: Weber’s Art of the Grill™
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