KettlePizza FAQ’s & Cooking Tips
Have a Question About the KettlePizza?
You’ll almost certainly find the answer here in the frequently asked questions. If not, please contact us via email or call us at 888-205-1931. You can also download our instruction booklets here:
Charcoal Inserts - FAQs
What charcoal grills do you recommend to be used with the KettlePizza Charcoal kits?
Will the KettlePizza kits work with Weber 26.75 inch grills?
Yes with our extension kit you can adapt the KettlePizza ring for use in the Weber 26.75 inch grill.
What is the width of the opening on a KettlePizza Charcoal kit?
What are the dimensions of the Tombstone cooking stone?
What size charcoal grills does the KettlePizza Charcoal insert fit?
What type/size kettle grill do you recommend to use with the KettlePizza?
Will the KettlePizza work on the 18.5 and 22.5″ Weber Smokey Mountain?
Will the KettlePizza work with Stok grills?
Will the KettlePizza work on a Big Green Egg?
Why is it hard to insert and remove pizzas from my KettlePizza?
I have a conventional oven pizza stone. Will this work with my KettlePizza?
Why do bolts extend 2″ on the outside of the KettlePizza insert?
Why is my grate not flush and lower than the front opening?
When do I insert my stone?
How do I refuel my KettlePizza Oven?
What is the width and height of the KettlePizza Oven opening?
Why did my KettlePizza Oven insert discolor over time?
How do I clean my stone?
Can I cook other foods besides pizza?
Does the Baking Steel make that much of a difference in cooking time?
Is my Baking Steel already pre-seasoned?
How do I clean my Baking Steel?
When do I re-season my Baking Steel? How do I re-season my Baking Steel?
My Weber is called a “Weber 22” not a 22.5. Will KettlePizza fit?
Gas Pro - FAQs
Can you recommend a gas grill to be used with the KettlePizza Gas Pro?
What size gas grills does the KettlePizza Gas Pro insert fit?
General - FAQs
Can you use KettlePizza kits without a pizza stone?
Yes, you can cook directly on the aluminum pan that is included with our charcoal and gas pizza oven kits.
How Does The KettlePizza Gas Pro Compare With The Bakerstone?
How Can I Measure My Stone Temperature?
Your stone temperature can be measure using an infrared thermometer similar to this one: https://www.kettlepizza.com/product/high-temp-infrared-thermometer/
How Hot Does The KettlePizza Oven Get?
The charcoal KettlePizza Ovens can easily get over 700 degrees F. The Gas KettlePizza Ovens can get to 6-700 degrees F depending on the BTU’s of your grill.
For optimum pizza cooking we strive for a 200 degree F difference between the grill cooking surface (or floor) and the area above (dome).
Where can I download the KettlePizza instruction booklet?
The instructions can be downloaded below:
How wide is the aluminum peel?
It measures 22″ x 12″. Made completely in the USA, the Pro Peel is a sturdy, professional-grade pizza peel (paddle) that will outlast any other pizza peel you may have owned.
What is the length and width of my wood peel?
The KettlePizza 22″ wooden pizza peel is built to endure the heat, yet it is economically priced. 12″ x 14″ blade. Made in the USA.
When do you use a wood peel?
To prepare your pizza. Tip: Use a little cornmeal on your wood peel to help prevent sticking.
When do you use an aluminum peel?
To turn and remove cooked pizza. Great for checking bottom of pizza and sliding out of oven. Tip: Raise aluminum peel to top of dome for higher heat to cook extra toppings.