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Remember the Weber Red Kettles?

Remember the Weber Red Kettles?

The history behind the iconic Weber red kettle grill

The Red Kettle - It's Back!

The Red Kettle - It's Back!

The iconic red kettle is back for a limited time only!

Why Would Anyone Eat a Hedgehog?

Why Would Anyone Eat a Hedgehog?

Burgers, chicken, steak....hedgehog??

65 Years of Innovation

65 Years of Innovation

A look back on the last 65 years from the Godfather of the Weber brand!

Do Codfish Really Have Tongues?

Do Codfish Really Have Tongues?

A funny tale from the Weber archives

Firing Up The Firefighters

Firing Up The Firefighters

Find out why firefighters made the perfect grill demonstrators back in Weber's earliest days!

What Do Mail Chests and Grills Have In Common?

What Do Mail Chests and Grills Have In Common?

What do mail chests and grills have in common? Read on to learn an interesting piece of Weber's history!

The Evolution of the Gas Grill

The Evolution of the Gas Grill

See how the Weber gas grill has evolved over the last 5 decades

Where's Waldo?

Where's Waldo?

A look back at some of the history of Weber.

What's Cookin'?

What's Cookin'?

Take a look back at Weber's long history of cookbooks

George Stephen - The Man and His Legacy

George Stephen - The Man and His Legacy

Get to know the man behind the iconic Weber kettle charcoal grill.

George's Legacy Lives On

George's Legacy Lives On

In 1952 George A. Stephen simply wanted to grill a better steak.

The Story Behind Lookin' Ain't Cookin'

The Story Behind Lookin' Ain't Cookin'

The feature that started a backyard revolution!

Class Of´85: The Creators Of The Genesis

Class Of´85: The Creators Of The Genesis

THIS YEAR MARKS 30 YEARS SINCE WEBER LAUNCHED GENESIS – the gas grill which revolutionized barbecuing like the kettle grill did 33 years earlier.

Raise Up Your Tongs In Honor Of George Stephen

Raise Up Your Tongs In Honor Of George Stephen

Now fire up that grill and raise your tongs as we say happy birthday to our backyard hero, George Stephen.

The Story Behind

The Story Behind "Demo" Kettles

Product demonstrations have been the foundation for Weber's success.

When A Classic Comes Home

When A Classic Comes Home

It’s not every day one comes across a Weber Imperial Sequoia. When you do, you cherish it, hug it and hold on to it and grill on it like it was George Stephen’s backyard grill.

The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well

The history on this unusual grill.

A Firehouse Turkey Tale

A Firehouse Turkey Tale

What do a grill-roasted turkey and a house full of firefighters have in common? Both can be great ways to share the joy of grilling.

Holiday Heroics

Holiday Heroics

Cook the bird on a Weber Grill and never worry again!

My Perfectly Cool Kitchen

My Perfectly Cool Kitchen

Most of the time the weather, even in Chicago, is not too cold or wet to keep a grilling enthusiast from the great taste of grill-roasted turkey or prime rib.

Things Got Out Of Ham

Things Got Out Of Ham

Now this is a bbq feast! 36-inch Ranch kettles, fifty 18-pound hams, 500 pounds of charcoal to the bank and a half-truckload of freshly baked rye bread.

How We Make The Weber Kettle

How We Make The Weber Kettle

Read the story about the iconic kettle and how we make it.

The History Of The Weber Q

The History Of The Weber Q

We regularly hear from Q owners who are surprised how well these grills barbecue food no matter where they take them.

Barrel Bar-B-Que

Barrel Bar-B-Que

Check out this 1972 Weber!

A New Type Of Portable Grill

A New Type Of Portable Grill

The grill for people who wanted a full-sized 22" Weber kettle that could be wheeled anyplace.

The History Of The Smokey Joe

The History Of The Smokey Joe

The Smokey Joe provides consumers with a smaller size Weber kettle barbecue to take camping, picnicking or to the beach.

The Great Grill-a-thon of 1973

The Great Grill-a-thon of 1973

The competition lasted the whole summer, until the piece de resistance.

Who Inspired You?

Who Inspired You?

Ask that question to anyone who grills and most of the time they'll say their Dad.

Lesson Learned: Hot Pants Are Out

Lesson Learned: Hot Pants Are Out

Decked out in the ultra-mod fashion of the day—powder blue polyester bellbottoms and a matching shirt with swaying palm trees on it—I was dressed to grill. Yow!

The Original Party Grill

The Original Party Grill

Check out the history of the Flamenco Grill.

A Bout With A Trout

A Bout With A Trout

How I overcame my fear of grilling fish.

Weber Kettle - Born from a Buoy

Weber Kettle - Born from a Buoy

In celebration of the man who launched a thousand backyard barbecues and revolutionized the America grilling industry.

Happy Birthday To The Man Who Brought Us The Weber Grill

Happy Birthday To The Man Who Brought Us The Weber Grill

Today we celebrate the founder and creator of the icon Weber Kettle, George A. Stephen!

From Unknown to Unsurpassed

From Unknown to Unsurpassed

We’ve come a long way!

The Kettle That Started It All

The Kettle That Started It All

In 1952 George Stephen set out to grill a decent steak.

Who is Mr. Weber?

Who is Mr. Weber?

It’s inevitable. I’m traveling somewhere, the Weber logo on my bag, and I hear from behind me, “Oh, I know Mr. Weber!”