A Guide to Pellet Grill Food Capacity

Summertime means cooking delicious food out on the grill. There’s nothing better than impressing your friends and family with fresh meats and vegetables that have been grilled, smoked, or baked to perfection.


Z Grills has a wide range of high-performance pellet grills that can bake, barbeque, grill, smoke, sear, braise, and char-grill. You might be wondering, “Which is the best grill for me?”


The best grill for you will largely depend on how much food you’re going to be cooking in your Z Grills. No matter what size your family or friend group is, Z Grills has the perfect grill for you!


1000 Series

If you’re going to grilling for a large family or hosting summer parties, this is the best grill you can buy. The 1000 Series Z Grill features a total cooking area of 1060 square inches. The main cooking area is 432 square inches with 2 warming rack areas of 374 and 255 square inch, respectively.


The most impressive thing about this high-performance grill is the fact that it can cook a dozen racks of ribs or a small hog! 


700 Series

The 700 series wood pellet grill is our high-performance grill that is well-suited for grill master extraordinaires. While it isn’t the largest model in our fleet, it still has an impressive food capacity. The total rack surface area is 513 square inches. The smoking and warming racks take up 187 square inches inside our 700 series pellet grill. You can cook four birds, 5 racks of ribs, or 30 burgers!



This high-performance pellet grill is perfect for small families or grill enthusiast that like to travel – that means it’s one of the best grills to take camping! With 538 square inches of grilling space, a digital temperature, and heavy-duty all-terrain wheels, you can impress your friends everywhere from the backyard to the tailgate party.



This isn’t just a grill – it’s a backyard staple. The 450 square inches of grill space is just enough room to cook a perfect meal for yourself and your small family. Although the food that you’re able to cook on this high-performance pellet grill is enough to impress guests, the award-winning design really kicks it up a notch!


600 Series 

Don’t be fooled by the small appearance of this appliance – the grill food capacity is a whopping 600 square inches! This fan-forced convection cooking-eliminates the need for a rotisserie and creates a versatile environment for grilling, roasting, smoking, braising and baking. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced grill master, this high-performance pellet grill is the perfect addition to your backyard or camp kitchen.


If you’re looking for the best pellet grill, look no further than the Z Grills high-performance grill collection. You have a wide selection to choose from – from 1060 square inches of cooking space to 450 square inches, there is a perfect grill for everyone!