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Celebrating 60 years of the Weber Kettle Grill

The Weber kettle grill is now 60 years old.  Nobody knows for sure what day exactly the first kettle went into production, but it all started some time back in 1952.

It was invented by a man called George Stephen Sr. who owned a sheet metal shop in Chicago.  He originally named his invention “George’s Barbecue Kettle” and the genius lay in its simplicity.  It was made with just two sheet metal half-spheres normally used as parts of buoys built in his shop. Read more »