Case Studies

Kamado Joe: Ceramic Grill

Working through brainstorm and ideation, Slingshot designers and engineers identified a series of improvements. The team then worked with ceramic and steel suppliers to incorporate real-world fabrication parameters, while staying true to the client’s signature proportions.

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Evolution of the Pro Joe

Project details

Kamado Joe®

Create an outdoor ceramic cooker with a high-end function and appearance.

Slingshot was approached by Kamado Joe to design a professional grade grill with exceptional aesthetics and performance.  

  • Designed a counterbalanced hinge system.
  • Award Winner, HPB Expo Best in Show 2011, Hearth and Home Vesta Award 2011.
  • Enhanced the control features (easier to read and understand), designed a two-tier cooking area, engineered a three-component construction and gasket system for increased heat retention.
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