Monument Grills 17842 4-Burner Propane Gas Grill with Rotisserie (Detailed Honest Review)
Updated: Sep 9, 2020
If you’re looking for the best bang for the buck 4 burner Gas Grill with Rotisserie Functions and Accessories, this might be the one to top your list.
With overall dimensions of 54.1 x 45.7 x 22.5 inches (width x depth x height), it boasts a grilling/cooking space of 29 x 19 inches or 513.3 square inches which is all covered by the 4 main burners and 1 side burner. It has a total BTU of 48,000 BTU for the main cooking space with an overall BTU of 60,000 BTU’s because each burner is 12,000 BTU. This grill really gets hot usually at around 600 degrees with all 4 main burners at max.
You can easily 2 small-sized whole chickens inside, a whole turkey, large cuts of pigs, lamb, and more such as pork loin roast. One user was even able to cook 5 teriyaki beef skewers, 4 small steaks, a couple of beer brats, and several pieces of boneless chicken thighs using only 3 of the 4 main burners!
Almost everything from its parts to the whole construction is made from 304 stainless steel, making it such a solid and sturdy build. The only exception was that the cooking grates were made from durable long-lasting porcelain-coated cast iron. With the included instructions, it took around 2 hours of assembly time by a single person. The entire assembly process was convenient and easy. The whole package weighs in at 118 pounds.
The cooking experience was superb. It really has a huge cooking space paired with capable burners with a built-in thermometer for you to easily check the temperatures inside for the right amount of cook. As mentioned before, with that much cooking space, it has space enough to cook 5 teriyaki beef skewers, 4 small steaks, a couple of beer brats, and several pieces of boneless chicken thighs using only 3 of the 4 main burners all at the same time!
Rotisserie-wise, you can comfortably fit in 2 small-sized whole chickens inside, a whole turkey, large cuts of pigs, lamb, and more such as pork loin roasts. If it’s more than 5 pounds, it’s best to remove the center grate to avoid the bird from brushing the grates. It gets really hot quickly to around 600-700 degrees in a few minutes that a user mentioned that cooking rotisserie chicken on this was twice quicker than her previous gas grill. The rotisserie chicken came out evenly cooked with a crispy exterior and juicy interior.
Because it heats up fairly quickly, grilling and rotisserie cooking might be considerably faster compared to your previous experience but temperature control is very easy with the built-in thermometer. The side burner is also great for making sauces and side dishes of sorts!
As a plus, it even includes an LED ring strip around the knobs which is very convenient when cooking at night or in relatively dark areas. The LED around the knobs only needs batteries to run but isn’t included in the package.
ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS INCLUDED
Out of the box, it includes all the stainless steel parts for assembly including the burners, gas grills, locking swivel caster wheels, Rotisserie Spit Rod, Rotisserie Forks and an instruction manual.
With its 304 stainless steel construction, it is pretty easy to clean. It has been tried and tested by many users who have used it for years, a user even claiming to have only cleaned it twice in a year considering the gas grill is protected with a cover when not in use.
There are claims that their units seem to be rusting but after a wash of soap and water, it cleaned right up. To avoid this in the first place, it is recommended to include a cover to protect it against the environmental elements. It’s also mentioned in their website that the inside cabinet is grade SS stainless steel which isn’t totally non-corrosive.
It includes a 1-year warranty on most parts and an 8-year warranty for the burners.
If you’re looking for the best value for a propane gas grill with included rotisserie accessories and functions which has 4 burners, plus 1 side burner, capable of heating up quickly, modern LED lighting and is all kept in one solid stainless steel build that will last you for years to come, this could be the Gas Grill with Rotisserie for you!