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Trailblazer’s New Prep ‘n’ Store Conversion Kit

Effortlessly convert your Trailblazer 600s Grillmaster or 1200 Festival from a BBQ to a Prep 'N' Store area or product display stand in minutes thanks to the Trailblazer conversion kit. The conversion kit, that provides a food prep and store facility can be converted back to a fully bespoke food trailer allowing for continual adaptations. There are many combination options right up to our fully fitted, fully autonomous coffee trailer to ensure you are prepared for any demand or event. With our new Prep ‘n’ Store conversion kit, you can now convert your 1200 FESTIVAL into a 600 BPH [...]

2018-11-19T16:57:57+00:00June 8th, 2017|Trailblazer BBQ News|

Ireland’s Largest Outdoor Cinema Chooses Trailblazer BBQ

Retro Drive-In, featuring one of the world's biggest outdoor screens, had a blazing time hosting Ireland's largest outdoor drive-in cinema festival over St Patrick's weekend. Offering a cinema experience like no other, now thanks to their investment in a Trailblazer BBQ they can offer authentic charcoal grilling like no other to further enhance their customer’s experience. After speaking with Barry Clarke of Retro Drive In, it was great to hear the unique theatre of our 600s grillmaster proved to be "very popular, selling over 500 burgers throughout the movie showings!" Barry believes "Trailblazer BBQ will be a great success for the future of Retro [...]

2019-03-07T14:11:52+00:00April 13th, 2017|Customers, Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

Cruising at One Thousand Two Hundred Burgers Per Hour!

We were delighted to read a great article about Trailblazer BBQs on Street Food News' Streetzine, "The UK's Premier Street Food Magazine". So impressed we have reprinted it below! If you want to see the original article, click here http://www.streetfoodnews.co.uk/one-thousand-two-hundred-burgers-per-hour     SINCE THEIR LAUNCH BACK IN MARCH 2014, TRAILBLAZER BBQ’S HAVE BEEN CREATING QUITE A STIR!   Trailblazer BBQ 1200 Festival undressed side view Bringing new opportunities in the street food catering arena not possible before, with a strong brand that is delivering significant business growth to people who have purchased one, Trailblazer BBQ’s are so versatile that [...]

2019-10-08T16:22:17+01:00October 7th, 2016|Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

Fire for hire, Dot’s Kart Doing A Roaring Trade

Even in Love NI Meat month it’s not just about the meat but how and where it’s cooked that gets the gastric juices going. With the tagline of ‘You book it, I cook it’ Pauline McGurk has those bases covered as well as many others with her Dot’s Kart mobile barbecue. The unique food service business hit the road last year with Pauline’s 30 years of catering experience driving the new venture. Since then she has moved through the gears having created her very own niche and is busy targeting and catering for the growing corporate and private markets. From [...]

2019-03-07T14:05:46+00:00September 29th, 2016|Customers, Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

Winner Winner BBQ Dinner! Trailblazer Wins LEO Awards

Trailblazer BBQ are deeply honoured to have won the Best New Business Award at the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Business LEO Awards at a sold out black-tie gala awards ceremony. Trailblazer BBQ was also runner up for both the Export and Innovation Awards. Best New Business Award at the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Business LEO Awards: Trailblazer BBQ. L-R: Lester Manley and Warren Manley of Trailblazer BBQ with Andrew Robinson of Lisburn Enterprise Organisation. Prof. Lester Manley, founder and MD of Trailblazer BBQ Ltd., said "We are blown away and feel incredibly honoured to have won this award after [...]

2016-10-18T12:10:12+01:00April 7th, 2016|Awards, Featured|

Trailblazer BBQs Set IFEX Belfast on Fire!

We're just coming to the end of three great days at the IFEX Belfast catering event in the city's the famous Titanic Quarter. A very busy few days with lots of interest in our ever expanding range of Trailblazer BBQs. There's a great sense of BBQ season coming at the event. Today the sun split the skies, and our stand, in the shadow of the Harland & Wolff's iconic yellow cranes, was a magnet for BBQ foodies from all over Ireland. We have chefs and caterers from all corners of the island including Galway, Cork, Dublin, Limerick, and Belfast. Very [...]

2019-10-04T11:46:49+01:00March 10th, 2016|Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

First Shipment of Trailblazers to Our German Partners

Last week was a very busy time for Team Trailblazer. We had to build, and ship by container eight Trailblazer BBQs, of various sizes, to our German resellers. The factory was in full swing in the run up to making the shipment but we found time to take some photos of our trailers before they were wrapped and tied down into the container. Note the Trailblazer 120 Mini Mobile (without towbar).

2019-03-07T14:07:27+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

Trailblazer 350 Club – first look!

Here's a sneak preview... Trailblazer BBQ today launched the new Trailblazer 350 Club in Amsterdam. Lester and the team had a great few days at the massive Horecava catering exhibition. Trailblazer 350 Club - first look at our new Trailblazer BBQ Trailblazer 350 Club There are two versions of the 350 Club - the Mobile version on sturdy caster wheels and the standard towbar version. You choose! The 350 Club comes from the same pedigree stable as our very successful Trailblazer 600s Grillmaster BBQ and it's smaller brother, the nifty Trailblazer 120 Mini BBQ. If [...]

2018-04-16T19:56:28+01:00January 12th, 2016|Featured, Trailblazer BBQ News|

1,500 portions for 800 people in 2.5 hours

Last week we cooked for a corporate event… 1,500 portions for 800 people in just 2.5 hours on a Trailblazer 600s. Many happy customers and a great test for what this machine is capable of. Hope you enjoy our video of the event and our Trailblazer 600s in action!

2020-01-06T12:04:27+00:00July 6th, 2015|Customers, Featured|