This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 4 page views remaining.


No announcement yet.

Pizza on three Gasser Question

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Pizza on three Gasser Question

    Has anybody tried making regular (a/k/a NY style) pizza on the gas grill, in general, and on inverted (rails down) Grill Grates in particular? If so, any tips, tricks or pointers?

    I have never made pizza on a grill. Nevertheless, it is my understanding to grill the pizza dough on one side, flip the dough grilling on the other side and add the topping.


      I’ve done it on my Weber Summit E670. I don’t have GG so can’t comment on them. I use a pizza stone on my regular grates. I can get the summit way over 700* though don’t actually know how hot as the Weber hood thermometer tops out at 700. Heat the stone in the grill as you warm up the grill. All burners on high and infrared burner on top on high. Get a nice crispy bottom crust in a couple minutes.

      oh, is there any other style than NY or Neapolitan style pizza? I don’t think so.


      • Dewesq55
        Dewesq55 commented
        Editing a comment
        kjbarth - I don't think so either, but I was trying to be at least a littler PC 😁🍕

      • surfdog
        surfdog commented
        Editing a comment
        Pretty much the same here...only difference is the model. LOL Mine is Platinum D6.

        And it will get “stoopid hot” and peg the lid thermometer. Just make sure to bring the stone up to temp with the grill...saves on thermal shock stone destruction.

        I used that for EVERYTHING, long before I had multiple cookers, and IR guns, and yada yada yada.

      We make pizza regularly on the Napoleon gas grill in fact we made one last night. Our gas grill will easily get to 550F it has three burners two are below and one is a back burner which is used with the rotisserie. We use a Lodge 14” cast iron pizza pan. The hardest part is getting the top and bottom done at the same time. It usually takes about 10-12 minutes to cook.


        Dr._Pat went into some detail on how he upped his pizza on the grill game here: Made from scratch homemade grilled pizza - Pitmaster Club (amazingribs.com)


        • Dewesq55
          Dewesq55 commented
          Editing a comment

        Yes, I've made pizza with thinnish crust on my Weber gasser with Grill Grates set flat side up. If you get the GGs too hot, you'll burn the bottom of the crust long before the top gets done, especially if you're tempted to pile on the cheese and other toppings.

        It's been awhile, but I recall about 400-450 F on the surface of the GGs seemed to be the best, but remember I'm a rookie at this pizza thing, so I'm still learning too.

        I was also playing around with making an enclosure to trap heat above the pizza -- 2-3 firebricks stacked on either side of the pizza with a cookie sheet resting on the bricks.


        • IowaGirl
          IowaGirl commented
          Editing a comment
          I know that temp range is lower than what other people mention about cooking pizza in general, but my guess is the GGs, being aluminum, transfer heat faster to the crust than the firebrick in a dedicated pizza oven. First time I tried this, I learned screaming hot GGs cook the crust way too quick.

        IowaGirl , hacking are fun......................

        Click image for larger version

Name:	pizza oven kludge 01.jpg
Views:	128
Size:	96.4 KB
ID:	1062296


          Thanks for the replies! I think I'll just stick to cooking in the indoor oven for the time being.


          • Attjack
            Attjack commented
            Editing a comment
            Tonight I'll be doing pizza on the kettle.

          Long ago I would put 2 pizza stones side by side on my 4 burner gas grill and heat them on high. It worked pretty well.



          No announcement yet.
          Rubs Promo


          These are not ads or paid placements. These are some of our favorite tools and toys.

          These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

          Use Our Links To Help Keep Us Alive

          A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs

          Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

          The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it’s easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

          Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

          Click here to order directly and get an exclusive AmazingRibs.com deal

          Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

          The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
          Click here for our review of this superb smoker


          Comprehensive Temperature Magnet With 80+ Important Temps

          Amazingribs.com temperature magnet
          Winner of the National BBQ Association’s product of the year award. This 8.5″ x 11″ magnet contains more that 80 benchmark temperatures for meats (both USDA recommended temps as well as the temps chefs recommend), fats and oils, sugars, sous vide, eggs, collagens, wood combustion, breads, and more. Although it is not certified as all-weather, we have tested it outdoors in Chicago weather and it has not delaminated in three years, but there is minor fading.

          Click here to order.

          Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

          Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

          Click here to read our detailed review and to order

          Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

          Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

          The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. We gave Spark a Platinum Medal for pushing the envelope of product capability while maintaining high standards of design and workmanship.

          Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review

          Blackstone Rangetop Combo: Griddle And Deep Fryer In One

          The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, grilled cheese, and so much more. And why deep fry indoors when you can avoid the smell and mess by doing it outside!

          Click here to read our detailed review and to order

          Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet’s Dual Tube Burners

          3 burner gas grill

          The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King’s proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

          Click here to read ourcompletereview