Alfresco 140 Stainless Steel Luxury Charcoal Grill BBQ

£1,434.00 (£1,195.00 +VAT)

(3 customer reviews)

Finally, a professional-quality BBQ grill for the home enthusiast or smaller commercial establishment.

Beautifully hand-crafted with mirrored stainless steel and powder-coated galvanised steel, the Alfresco 140 is built to the same standard with the same level of innovation as our industry-leading commercial BBQ trailers.

  • Lower two tier warming compartment
  • Adjustable charcoal grill
  • Tampered glass windows
  • Large, collapsable stainless work tables
  • Charcoal dividers and ash scoop

This really is the best home charcoal BBQ on the market.

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Description

MADE IN N IRELAND
MADE FROM STAINLESS STEEL
WORLDWIDE SHIPPING
5 YEAR WARRANTY

What’s not to love…

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Revolutionise Your Alfresco Entertaining

luxury home charcoal bbq

INFINITE HEAT CONTROL

Our adjustable height grill will save your bacon! Don’t fight against flare ups – raise your grill to instantly control temperature and searing speed.

Also allows easy access for fueling & lighting your grill. Simple, instant, effortless.

LOWER OVEN / GRILL

We think the grill area is for grilling. The lower warming oven offers the perfect compartment to keep cooked foods warm or melt cheese over your gourmet burgers. Ideal for a family lining up for seconds.

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GLASS VIEWING WINDOWS

Glass viewing windows allow natural light to illuminate the grill – even when doors are closed. Keep an eye on your grill whilst motioring the built-in thermometer. Ideal for low & slow cooks.

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LOCKABLE HEAVY DUTY WHEELS

Lockable industrial castors and built-in pulling mechanism allows for effortless mobility across any terrain. In fact, take your grill for a walk if you like… even when lit! Ideal for chasing the sunlight around your garden.

Alfresco 140 stainless steel charcoal grill pully handle and built in hook
Alfresco 140 stainless steel charcoal grill large double door storage

UNDERNEATH STORAGE COMPARTMENT

No more hunting for your tools, the large 48 litre built-in storage compartment comes with stainless steel double doors. It’s the perfect place to keep all your BBQ gear in one place, allowing to keep your garage clutter free.

BUILT IN TOOL HOLDERS

Keep your utensils at arms reach, even when the heat is on. Front, back, left or right, always have them to hand for you and your family BBQ tag team.

The Alfresco 140 comes with eight built-in utensil holders & four cloth holders.

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charcoal dividers for cooking stations

FIREBOX DIVIDERS

Zone cooking couldn’t be easier – manage the amount of direct or indirect heat you require. Our supplied firebox dividers allow for searing stations that simply aren’t achievable by gas. Create up to three cooking bays – searing, grilling, and resting. And when it’s done, the dividers double as ash scoops to make cleaning out a breeze.

Specifications & dimensions

Front dimensions (mm)

Side dimensions (mm)

  • Length (including both side tables): 1,806mm
  • Height (with doors closed): 1,225mm
  • Width (including front and back work surfaces): 919mm
  • Weight: 70kg
  • Grill surface size: 760mm x 480mm
  • Warming/melting compartment size: L 500mm H 180mm W 620mm (55 litre)
  • Storage compartment size: L 365mm x H 290mm x W 450mm x (48 litre)

User manual

View the Alfresco 140’s user manual

Alfresco 140 User Manual

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Lets an amateur grill more like a pro, and a pro’s life a lot more fun!

Why this is a revolution in home grilling

Lovingly designed and built in our N Ireland factory, Trailblazer BBQ’s Alfresco 140 stainless steel charcoal BBQ has been beautifully hand-crafted to make outdoor living pleasurable and fun for the even the most dedicated home cook.

With its large stainless steel grilling area – capable of outputting up to 140 burgers per hour – it makes cooking for large gatherings a breeze. Its unique adjustable height grill and clever heat control system enables you to BBQ like a pro (and never burn a burger again!)

Built in glass viewing windows on Trailblazer’s iconic gull-wing doors with multiple fixing positions features a handy temperature gauge. Ideal for low and slow cooking. Keep a close check your temperature critical grilled meats and longer cooks when the doors are closed using out self sealing temperature probe vent to run probe wires from them to your monitor on the outside.

The Alfresco 140’s built-in lower warming oven / melting compartment is conveniently away from the grilling surface and gives you the flexibility to manage your catering with precision and flair. Keep your cooked food warm while you finish the final items in your spread and even melt delicious cheese over your burgers for that special touch.

Use the four large polished staniless steel work surfaces to prepare and tend your dishes and dressings, rubs, and sauces before, during and after cooking. You can even remove two of them for compact storage with your Alfresco 140.

Never hunt for your BBQ gear again. Keep it all in one handy place with Alfresco 140’s built-in stainless steel double door 25 litre storage compartment.

Designed to be used in all weather conditions, it has lockable heavy-duty industrial castors lets you effortlessly manoeuvre across all kinds of terrain. CoolTouch™️ side panels and handle means you can turn it effortlessly to shelter from the elements whilst never burning your hands or having to wear heatproof gloves.

Eight built-in tool holders keep utensils at arm’s length to keep your cooking easy and efficient. We even included four towel or cloth holders to keep your work surfaces clean and tidy when the heat is on.

When you’re finished, keep all your BBQ gear in one place in the large built-in storage cupboard. And the built-in towing hook and towing rod make it a breeze to pulll your charcoal grill in to any position you require.

Want gas? You might as well turn the oven on.

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Frequently Asked Questions – your burning questions answered.

Your burning questions answered. If there’s anything you would still like to know, please contact us – we always love talking to people interested in joining the Trailblazer family. (They say you can’t choose your family. But our family have chosen us!)

How do I clean out the charcoal from my grill?2021-07-02T10:16:06+01:00

The Alfresco grill comes with two charcoal dividers/scoops. This allows for hassle free clean out. Simply pull the scoop through the firebox to gather all residue. Note – if using Trailblazer Charcoal, you will be pleasantly surprised at the lack of ash residue after use. It burns away to virtually nothing!

Is It easy to add more charcoal?2021-08-03T15:59:41+01:00

Replenishing the grill with charcoal could not be any easier. The adjustable grill gives instant access to the firebox even when loaded with food.

We recommend using a chimney to pre-light charcoal, once ready simply raise the grill up, set the charcoal chute in position and guide the fresh charcoal into the desired position.

What type of charcoal do you recommend using with the Alfresco?2021-07-02T10:34:05+01:00

The Alfresco 140 is a professional quality grill for home use, therefore we strongly recommend using only restaurant grade quality charcoal. Trailblazer Charcoal fits our BBQ range like a glove, and it is readily available 365 days a year. Please don’t be tempted by cheap and nasty alternatives, it will break your heart!

When will I receive my new BBQ grill?2021-07-06T13:21:47+01:00

Your beautiful new BBQ grill will be delivered to your door as quickly as we can arrange it. Delivery in the United Kingdom and Ireland usually takes two to three working days from when it leave us. All orders are processed within 2 to 3 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order confirmation email. You will receive another notification when your order has shipped.

We will call or email you to confirm when it is shipped and when it is due to be with you. In addition our shipping company will endeavour to call you confirm exact time of delivery. International shipping will likely take a bit longer due to customs and freight handling but we will let you know as soon as we have your box booked to go.

Will my Trailblazer operate in windy conditions?2021-08-03T16:02:07+01:00

Unlike most gas alternatives that struggle in windy conditions, a Trailblazer BBQ will thrive in all weather conditions.

Trailblazer’s innovative design allows for double sided cooking so make sure that you stand with the wind to your back so as any light smoker or flare ups blow away from the operator.

If the wind really picks up or becomes irritating, simply close one gull wing door and let it instantly become a wind break, giving shelter to both the grill & chef.

Do I need a cover for my Alfresco 140?2021-07-02T10:07:10+01:00

No cover – no problem! Your Alfresco 140 is built like a car and ultimately requires no cover when sitting outside. We are aware however that many of our customers (both commercial & domestic) care for their Trailblazer BBQs like it’s their child, and for that reason, we will be introducing a cover for the Alfresco in the next while. Subscribe to our newsletter & you will be one of the first to know when we have this available.

Is shipping included in the price?2021-07-02T12:57:11+01:00

We offer free shipping to UK & Ireland only at this time and this should be displayed at checkout from our online shop. Everywhere else we try to find the most competitive and fastest shipping method to get your BBQ grill to doorstep as efficiently as possible. The shipping cost you pay will be added at checkout so you can check what pricing we currently have available. If you think it is too high and we might be able to get a better price for you, please call us on tel:+442890579000 or email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to discuss this with you.

Can I collect my new BBQ grill?2021-06-15T11:32:08+01:00

Absolutely – if you can make it to our HQ in Belfast, Northern Ireland! We love to meet new owners and talk BBQs and perhaps show you around our operation.

How to indirectly cook with the Alfresco?2021-07-02T10:39:01+01:00

For longer cooks where you are wanting to use indirect heat, use the charcoal dividers to section off the firebox, arranging charcoal on each side, leaving the middle area clear to set a water tray / drip tray. Close the doors & use the roof vents to slightly regulate the airflow.

How long before the Alfresco is ready to cook on?2021-07-02T10:23:41+01:00

This is one we get asked regularly and the answer really depends on the charcoal and lighting methods you are using. Using Trailblazer Charcoal, we are lit and ready to cook on the Alfresco in about 6-10 minutes, this is quicker than what it takes to preheat a gas grill! Impressive right? Don’t worry, we will share our secret with you. Let us know your lighting methods – tag us on social media or use the hashtag #TrailblazerBBQ

Why won’t my grill frame stay at the desired height? My grill frame keeps falling when I wind it up.2021-08-03T15:26:30+01:00

No, your grill is not broken! You were just too excited to get grillin’ you forgot to read the user manual that we provide with every Trailblazer. We don’t blame you though, instructions seem so boring when you have a shiny new Alfresco posing in front of you.

Here’s a short video showing the simple solution to fix your grill from slipping.

How do I clean my Alfresco 140 after use?2021-07-02T09:59:41+01:00

The Alfresco 140 is ridiculously easy to clean and maintain. The full stainless steel interior & doors, along with galvanised then powder coated body, means you can wash it with a hose and soap without having to worry about rust. We have even used quick release clips for attaching the grill mesh to its frame so as it can be taken off for a deep clean.

Trailblazer’s heavy-duty stainless-steel cleaner will make sure your luxurious Alfresco 140 is kept in pristine condition all year round.

How do I check the status of my order?2021-07-02T12:59:26+01:00

You can call us any time on +442890579000 or email us at [email protected]. If you ordered your new BBQ grill from our online shop, you can log in and check the status of your order in your account if you set one up at time or purchase.

Do you offer a gas alternative?2021-08-03T16:37:10+01:00

Really? Please tell us you’re joking!

Charcoal is our core, gas grilling is something that goes against everything we stand for, so for that reason we do not have any gas alternatives. If you’re used to gas alternatives then please prepare to be blown away by the Trailblazer charcoal grill, you will never look at gas the same way!

Can I close the gull wing doors after cooking?2021-08-03T15:28:12+01:00

Absolutely! Once you have finished entertaining on the Alfresco and are ready to pack up, simply close the gull wing doors and keep the charcoal enclosed until it is completely extinguished and ready for clean out. Just make sure you don’t close up too early and forget about the s’mores!

How do I control temperature on the Alfresco 140?2021-08-03T16:28:04+01:00

Unlike other charcoal grills on the market, the Alfresco 140 gives you the ability to instantly control the cooking temperature. You can instantly go from searing hot to slow cooking at the touch of a hand.

Simply rotate the winding rod clockwise to raise the grill from the cooking area and anticlockwise to lower it closer to the heat source.

How large is the Alfresco 140’s cooking area?2021-08-03T16:15:11+01:00

The Alfresco 140 has a 480mm x 760mm grill area and boasts a 140 BPH (burger per hour) engine meaning cooking for large families and social gatherings is a breeze. Just light & Ignite!

The 140 comes with two firebox dividers that allow for the overall cooking area to be divided into individual cooking zones or areas as and when needed. This is ideal for creating searing stations, sectioning the grill for smaller cooks or gearing up for indirect cooking.

What are the Alfresco 140 dimensions & weights?2021-07-02T09:52:23+01:00

Height: 1225mm
Width: 919mm
Length: 1806mm
Weight: 70kg
Grill Surface: 480mm x 760mm
Warming Compartment Area: 500l x 620w x 180h (55 litres)
Storage Compartment Size: 365l x 450w x 290h (48 litres)

What do I do if it rains?2021-08-03T15:42:05+01:00

Firstly, thank the heavens that you’re cooking on a Trailblazer and not a gas or electric alternative. Thankfully your Trailblazer will thrive in all weather conditions (especially handy for UK and Ireland’s climate conditions).

If the rain is relatively heavy, you will want to adjust your door stay positioning on the Alfresco doors so as they sit slightly lower and shelter the grill area from rain.

What sort of warranty will I get?2021-07-06T09:03:25+01:00

We stand behind every Trailblazer Alfresco 140 completely. If you’re not completely satisfied with your new charcoal grill let us know about it – contact us immediately to resolve the issue by email at [email protected] or calling us on +44 (0)28 9057 9000

This item is covered by our Risk Free Satisfaction Guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with the Alfresco 140, return it to us for any reason within 30 days.

We warrant each and every Alfresco 140 charcoal grill to be free of manufacturing defects or defective workmanship and, at our discretion, will replace any Alfresco 140 part or unit that is deemed defective. Trailblazer BBQ Ltd doesn’t warrant its products against normal wear or misuse.

If your Alfresco 140 charcoal grill was damaged due to misuse, our customer service team can analyse the damage and may be able to suggest options for you to remedy. If your Alfresco 140 is unable to be repaired after misuse, we may be able to offer a discount against the full retail price on a new one on a case-by-case basis.

You should operate and maintain your Alfresco at all times in accordance with the User Manual.

It is your responsibility to arrange and pay for the return to, and subsequent collection of your Alfresco 140 from, Trailblazer BBQ’s Service Department.

Warranty claims are not applicable for countries outside the U.K. and Ireland. All international orders are final.

Can I move the grill whilst lit?2021-07-02T10:37:10+01:00

Yep! Move with the weather. The Alfresco 140 has CoolTouch panels and handles meaning it can be moved as and when required, even when loaded with lit charcoal.

Tell me about international shipping.2021-07-02T12:58:07+01:00

We ship globally from our base in Northern Ireland using an experienced international shipper.

How does the adjustable grill work?2021-08-03T15:57:44+01:00

We use a specialist carbon fibre polycarbonate friction block to allow infinite / instant height adjustment of the grill. Simply rotate the winding rod clockwise to raise and anticlockwise to lower. Never burn a burger again and forget about flare ups!

What size is the box?2021-07-06T13:34:06+01:00

The box that you get is approximately L 1170mm x H 1300mm x W 970mm and weighs a bit over 70kg in total. It’s a big heavy box, and our shipping company will try to set it exactly where you need it, but you may need someone to help you move it if you change your mind before unboxing.

Will my Alfresco 140 rust?2021-08-03T15:54:16+01:00

No, the Alfresco 140 will not rust! The Alfresco 140 BBQ grill has a full stainless-steel interior. The exterior frame is galvanised then powder coated to give full weatherproof protection all year round.

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    3 reviews for Alfresco 140 Stainless Steel Luxury Charcoal Grill BBQ

    1. Tom Bell

      The Trailblazer Alfresco 140 is one of the best purchases I have ever made. Apart from the beautiful aesthetics of the BBQ, the build quality and materials used are second to none. The Alfresco has changed how we entertain and socialise. The Alfresco is very much centre of attention at any family gathering and inevitably the med congregate around the BBQ. I am learning new grilling techniques and am now experimenting with different charcoals and heat box setups, which is very interesting and enjoyable. Currently, I am using Binchotan Charcoal which is a joy.

      The customer service I have received from Trailblazer is 100% and nothing can be too much trouble for the team. I am really looking forward to them designing and manufacturing a Fire Tunnel for the 140 so that I don’t have to waste my money on an Ooni.

      Overall a fantastic well designed and manufactured product. Do not hesitate to buy one, you’ll not regret it. PLUS… you’ll be supporting a local family business.

    2. Jo Logan

      We are delighted with our Trailblazer BBQ. The photographs do not do it justice as the actual BBQ is very well made and looks amazing. We had all our questions answered during our very informative handover and are looking forward to many great BBQs in the years ahead! Would highly recommend Trailblazer if you’re looking for a quality product delivered with great service and professionalism.

    3. Darryl Collins

      I am absolutely delighted with my Alfresco 120 BBQ acquired during lockdown in 2020. The Trailblazer team were so easy to talk to, giving lots of great advice and so helpful. The build quality of the product is first class – they use stainless steel throughout that is easy to maintain and clean with no unsightly rust. It’s a very sturdy grill and the ability to raise and lower the grilling surface makes a world of difference. With the high level warming self and the ability to close the gull wing doors to make it more like a BBQ oven, it’s given me so many new options for my cooking. The large removable preparation shelves on the sides means I no longer have to use a separate table or platform – no more dropped sausages hopefully! Cleaning the firebox is so easy now – just use the built in scraper to scoop the ashes into the attached ashes drawer for easy disposal. I’ve had mine since last summer and left it outside without a cover all winter (don’t judge me!) – half an hour’s cleaning with warm soapy water and it’s like new again. Really, this machine is a revelation – built to use, built to last. Bravo Trailblazer. This is the BBQ against which all other prosumer charcoal BBQs should be judged. (Full disclosure – I liked the company and its products so much I joined the team to manage their website. But I stand her every word of the above review!)

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