Gas Pizza Oven
Unlike their wood burning cousins, gas pizza ovens offer quicker heating times and very little clean up.
Continuing our series on the best pizza ovens, this article focuses on the best gas models in categories like affordability and size. We hope you enjoy!
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The Pacific Living PL8430SS Propane Gas Stainless Steel Outdoor Pizza Oven with cart makes our list as the best overall gas pizza oven for its value, construction, and features.
Pacific living has thought of everything when creating this oven. It has stainless steel construction, a 16,000 BTU burner, a window, halogen lights, 3 cooking racks capable of cooking a large 16″ pizza and a storage cart on casters for portability and propane tank storage. A ceramic pizza stone and smoker box are also included.
If you’re on the market for a quality portable gas pizza oven this model checks all of the boxes and tops our list for value, construction, versatility, features, and extras.
Best Countertop Outdoor Gas Pizza Oven
If you are looking to add a professional pizza oven to an existing outdoor kitchen the Alfresco ALF-PZA 30-Inch Natural Gas Outdoor Countertop Pizza Oven is a great option. No need to for new built-in construction this high-end model is compact and features an incredibly well-designed heating system. With pro grade stainless steel this model is built for heat retention. Two controllable heat sources, an infrared burner, and a rear ceramic gas log you’re able to achieve your desired temperature and the ceramic tile surface will retain heat. T he 24×19 inch cooking area is large enough for a 14-inch pizza, and a light for nighttime cooking round out the feature set.
While the Alfresco is pricey it does offer unmatched quality and cooking capability for those looking to add on to an existing outdoor kitchen.
Best Affordable Portable Gas Pizza Oven
For an innovative gas pizza oven on a cart look to the Blackstone Propane Gas Outdoor Pizza Oven. The unique rotisserie motor turns the ceramic pizza stone throughout the cooking process for truly even cooking. The ro
tating cooking method around the 60,000 BTU burner is meant to mimic the process created in a wood burning pizza oven and the motor can be plugged into an 110 volt outlet or run on batteries which is a really nice option. There is no option to hide and store a propane tank, but the cart does have casters for portability.
The Blackstone made our list as the best portable pizza oven under $500. Its innovative rotating cooking design provides truly even cooking and it’ll spin up a pie in a matter of minutes.
Best Affordable Countertop Gas Pizza Oven
If price is the main concern in evaluating pizza ovens we offer the Camp Chef Italia Artisan Portable Pizza Oven. This portable oven features double walled construction on its ceiling mimicking the high heat distribution of a traditional brick oven. Another nice feature is that this oven is able to run on a disposable 1 pound propane tank if you take to the tailgate and it can accept a traditional propane tank when you get home.
Under $400 this oven made our list for its affordability. Even at that price point it offers stainless steel construction and its compact design can still reach temps of up to 750 degrees for Neapolitan style pizzas.
Best Pro Style Gas Pizza Oven
If you really want to go over the top and get a top of the line pro style countertop pizza oven the Artisan Fire Pizza Oven from Kalamazoo Gourmet is a must see. It tops our list for its gorgeous design and heat control. Its bottom and back burners do the best job of mimicking a traditional brick oven and the ability to adjust both fire elements allow you to not only cook Neapolitan pizza’s but Chicago and new york style as well.
These ovens come freestanding or built in and there is a variety of add-on options from a stainless steel cart to a Sunbrella cover.
If you demand the best then consider the Artisan Fire Pizza Oven. These ovens are actually hand made in Michigan for true craftsmanship. It is by no means inexpensive but after all you get what you pay for.
Best Price – $6,895
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