Z GRILLS ZPG 10002E Wood Pellet Grill Review [September 2022]

Z GRILLS ZPG Wood Pellet Grill

  • 8 in 1 BBQ.
  • Extra Storage.
  • Huge Grilling Area.
  • 20lb Hopper Capacity.
  • LED Temperature Display.
  • Automated Electric System.
  • 3 Years Manufacturer warranty.
  • Advanced Wood Fire Technology.

We always keep in mind that we should tell you about the product that is the best brand and meet all your requirements at an affordable price. Today we have brought you a great product from Z Grills Manufacture named 10002E. It is a high-quality wood pallet grill that makes you enjoy tasty food for many years.

10002E is a US-based brand that has been producing high-quality grills and smokers for over 30 years. It has exported top-tier products around Europe and the United States, with warehouses in Los Angeles, California, and Atlanta, Georgia. Their main goal is to make the best pellet grills that are more accessible and portable.

The Z GRILL ZPG 10002E Wood Pellet Grill Smoker offers excellent results for both wood pellet grills and smoke. Its grilling surface size is 432 square inches that give you a wide cooking area. There are two racks for smoking/warming, in that the below rack is 374 and above: 255 square inches. Temperature is given from 180 ° F to 450 ° F for quick cooking. Its hopper capacity has been reduced to 20 pounds for long-term cooking.

This grill provides the power of 25,000 BTU / hr at a time. There is a lot of hassle of monitoring when cooking. Still, with its temperature control system, you can now sit comfortably and leave food to cook. Moreover, it provides you internal control of a digital temperature sensor with digital control.

Its features don’t end here, but some features will level your grilling experience – continue reading the article.

Z GRILLS ZPG 10002E Review​: First Impressions​

Z GRILLS ZPG 10002E Wood Pellet Grill Review

ZPG 10002E Wood Pellet Grill Specifications
Total Cooking Area1060.sq.in.
Primary Cooking Area432.sq.in.
Warming Rack374+255.sq.in.
Cooking Temperature180°F to 450°F
Product Dimension54 x 25 x 53 in.
Hopper Capacity20 lbs
Electricity Rate110V/ 60H/250W
Controller StyleDigital
MaterialCaster Heavy Duty
Warranty3-years (T&C)

Reasons To Buy

  • Reduces the need for a rotisserie and creates a versatile environment for grilling, roasting, and smoking.
  • Come with perfect temp control and pellet feed control system.
  • You will able to set the cooking temperature from 180° F to 450° F.
  • Automatic Electrical Feed system retains heat and smoke.
  • Ideal for camping and picnic tours.
  • Excellent features.

Reasons To Avoid

  • Side table felt a bit strange and difficult.

Z GRILLS ZPG Wood Pellet Grill: Detailed Specifications​

Total Cooking Area

The first feature is its size, which is quite well made. You will not have any trouble in this, from cooking to maintenance. Talking about ZPG 10002E grilling size is 432 sq” along with it two smoke warming rack has also been included. The first rack is 374 sq inches and the second warming rack is 255 square inches. Together, its total surface area becomes 1060 square inches. It comes with a 20-pound hopper so that you can get a better experience of cooking for a long time.

Advanced Wood Fire Technology

Always, it gives you a taste of wood fire at a propane or gas grill facility. You can cook for 20 hours by filling it per 20 lbs of the pellet. Its super versatile and wide temperature range from 180 to 450 degrees to grill, smoke, or many. That is, there is no end to your taste now.

Easy to use

If you are a beginner, then this a perfect product for you as it is super easy to cook. It comes with various features: electronic start ignition(Auto), digital auto heat control, real-time temperature display for your convenience that will make sure your cooking process easier. This grill is manufactured of stainless steel. Excellent resistance to corrosion means a longer-lasting grill so that it is easy to support and last for a long time. Apart from this, it gives a smooth and polished finish to look better.

Consistent and Precisely

In this, digital temp control automatically connects the pellets as needed to regulate the temperature. Convenient heat distribution technology ensures that food is cooked well. The cooked food get the right amount of heat and experience a better taste. Most sets remain within 10 degrees of temperature. Now, you have to put food in it and relax.

Digital Controller

ZPG 10002e is designed for accurate temperature management with a range of 180 ° – 450 ° F with 25 ° increment control. So, you can cook food at the highest and precise temperature. The venturi-style design creates a burn pot cyclone of airflow for complete flaming of pellets with maximum heat distribution and minimal waste.

Auger System and Shelf

A better design is used to prepare it. It has a table on the front and right side for preparing food and hanging items. Larger bottom shelves provide additional storage space, and it is much easier to clean. In addition to this, it has an increased RPM with a micro-adjusted variable speed fan and a motor that allows a precise release of oxygen and pellets through the auger into the firebox-provided for maintaining efficient feed.

Best Performance

It is far ahead in performance, so it is ideal for preparing bake, roast, sear, barbeque, and char-grill, using 25,000 BTU heat power. When you complete the cooking process or when not in use, you can bend the lid for safety. Its electronic auto-start ignition system provides fast and unbeatable startups- no need for coils, matches, or anything else. Furthermore, it is easy to use, and you will able to complete your cooking process without any hassle.

Final Verdict​

By now, you must have realized that this is the right deal for you. I liked their package and supported it better. This 10002e grill came in two carefully wrapped packages. All parts look strong and are made of quality stainless steel. The package contains all the equipment and instructions required for assembly.

The instructions are explained in detail, and the assembly is not complicated. At the same time, it felt effortless to use that the grill uses a 110V outlet. For use, easily pull enough pellets into the pellet hopper, turn on the switch, set the temperature dial to smoke, and then to your desire temperature setting when you see the smoke coming out. Once it reaches your desired temperature, you are ready to place it on the rack.

Apart from this, I like the 10002E Auto Temperature Control system because it has given me hassle-free monitoring. Just change the food every ten minutes, and you will get the taste of hardwood fire that I Like. A small amount of pellets lasted a long time. The grilling area is large enough for a big party. It is an even more economical grill for cook more food at the same time.

As far as its cleanliness is concerned, do not panic; it does not take much effort, and you need to wrap the grease drain pan. Its sweet greased bucket collects dry oil and keeps your patio floor clean. When not used, you will also get a free waterproof grill cover to protect the grill. So do not think too much, order it now that you can experience benefits personally.

Frequently Asked Questions​

1. Does This 10002E Grill Have Gas?

No, the 10002E grill doesn’t contain gas. The electric heating element light the wood pellets and is a good smoker. But if you want to grill meat specifically, I would not recommend it to you, and you can check our other gas grill from this can.

2. How Can I Complete An Initial Startup And Burn-In?

In this, the startup and burn-in process are done before the cook. The entire process takes about an hour to complete, and you will need to make sure that you perform it outdoors or somewhere with good air ventilation.

3. How Do I Turn Off The Grill?

To complete the shutdown process, first, change the controller dial to the shutdown cycle. The fan will run for 10 minutes, and then the grill will turn off automatically. You need to take care not to turn it off before the shutdown cycle ends.

4. What Temperature Can The Grill Heat Up To?

This grill can operate from 71 ° C on the smoke setting to 232 ° C on the high setting. The actual temperature will swing above/below the target temperature, especially during the initial heat-up period, when the temperature settings are changed or if the lid is briefly opened.

Sharanpreet Kaur
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About the author

Sharanpreet Kaur is a Senior Staff Writer reporting on The FireFly Grill. She has completed her graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Punjab University, Patiala. She believes in writing, learning, and acquiring knowledge. Writing fascinates her, which encourages her to develop and deliver content effectively. She works passionately and helps guide people to make the right decision.

When she's not writing, she enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends. Further, she is ardently interested in food and admires the art of having different kinds of cuisines. She not only tries various foods out of hunger but for the joy of connecting with other cultures. As per her vision, food brings people together, and trying a variety of cuisines isn't restricted only to health; rather, it is more about joy, happiness, and celebration.