Memphis Grills Elite Wood Fire Pellet Grill Review (VGB0002S)

Memphis Grills Elite is the ultimate pellet grill. It’s made in USA and made of 304 stainless steel – overall build quality is amazing, just as expected considering the price. Memphis Grills Elite Wood Fire pellet grill has 862 sq. in. of cooking surface (or 1,274 sq. in. with optional grates). It can cook in temperature range between 180 and 700 degrees Fahrenheit.


Don’t be surprised if the first steak you cook with it is the best you have had in your life – be surprised if it’s not.

Wide available temperature range and many features allows for different cooking techniques – smoking, grilling, barbecuing, roasting, high-temperature searing and even convection baking (you can cook amazing pizza with Memphis Elite pellet grill). It heats up quick too – achieving 650°F takes just couple minutes.

Double wall design and oven-grade gasket creates effective seal that keeps heat and smoke inside which gives meat amazing smoke flavor and prevents moisture escaping.

Dual 4″ convection fans do amazing job of circulating heat and smoke resulting in even cook – there is no need to rotate meat. This allows you to cook meat that’s incredibly tender, juicy and tastes indescribably well.

It has 6mm grates that are made of nickel plated stainless-steel. Under it you will find stainless steel flavorizer that also acts as heat deflector. Drippings that fall on it are vaporized and add moisture and smoke flavor to whatever you are cooking.

Heat deflector plate can be replaced with optional “Direct Flame Insert” plate to expose food to the flame which allows you to create perfect sear on steaks or get that delicious flame roasted flavor on vegetables.

Pellet Hopper

Memphis Elite pellet smoker has two independent pellet hoppers each with 12 lb capacity which allows you to mix woods flavors. On average Memphis Elite Pellet Grill burns 1.5 lb of pellets an hour meaning you can run it for around 16 hours straight without refueling.

Digital Controller

Digital controller is simple to use and digital temperature readout is easy to read. It also has three separate internal temperature probes with digital display so you can be sure you meat is cooked to the perfect temperature.

Smartphone App

Memphis Grills Elite Wood Fire VGB0002S pellet grill can be controlled via Wi-Fi with your smartphone using iOS or Android app. You can monitor and adjust temperatures when you are away from the grill. You can also use automated recipes that will literally cook for you.


Memphis Grills Elite is amazing pellet smoker. Yes, it’s very expensive, however once you taste the food cooked with it you will realize why it’s worth the price tag.


Memphis Elite VG0002S Pellet Grill Details:

  • Cooking surface : 862 sq. in. (1274 sq. in. with optional grates)
  • Cooking area: 6,345 cub. in.
  • Temperature range: 180°F – 700°F
  • Hopper capacity: 24 lbs (2 x 12 lb)
  • Weight: 283 lbs
  • Dimensions: 47″ x 69″ x 29″
  • Material: Heavy-Duty 304 Stainless Steel
  • Construction: Double Wall, Sealed
  • Convection system: Dual Fan Combustion/Convection System

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