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Contact: Ashley Evdokimo
WIFI Connected 8-in1 Pellet Grill and
Smoker Hits the Market
Founders Team up to Bring the Best of the Best to the Pellet Grill Industry
Phoenix, AZ, Thursday, March 14th – Louisiana Grills is honored to
announce its first WIFI enabled grill and smoker with - The Founder Series A cutting-edge grilling
that uses SmartSmokeIT™ to out smoke the competition. The Founder Series is brought to you proudly by
Traeger, the founder of the original pellet grill, and Dan Thiessen, an accomplished innovator in the pellet
"It’s exciting to continue to bring innovation to
the industry,” mentioned Joe Traeger, Product Development. “Not only are we designing something practical, for
everyday use, but we are adding
in design elements that are top notch, and it truly sets us apart. And we are having a bit of fun along
the way while we do it!”
This dynamic duo left no rock unturned when it came to the options they explored, and the customers they
listened to while developing this state-of-the-art pellet grill.
“Teaming up with Joe Traeger has been a blessing.
He’s fired up and brings fresh ideas to the table, and we work very well together. This journey has just begun,
and we are already excited about what we are bringing to market, and what we will be offering our customers.
We’ve just scratched the surface of this partnership and its capabilities – and neither of us is going
anywhere,” said Dan Thiessen.
The revolutionary Founder Series comes equipped with breakthrough technology - the brand-new LG Smart
control pad with WIFI and Bluetooth connectivity. Allowing you to smoke and grill smarter, with SmartSmokeIT™.
You can enjoy your backyard party and control your grill's temperature with precision and ease, right from your
The Founder Series showcases elegant durability with an artfully crafted mirror finish, 304
design, and innovational double walled construction for supreme heat insulation and retention. The extra-large
34-pound hopper with dual pane victory site glass and LED control pad lighting, allow for around-the-clock
cooking and hands-off progress checking, even at night. The heavy-duty folding front table, solid
stainless-steel side and bottom shelf, and four locking caster wheels with pull pin extendable front wheels
show how much time, and thought the duo put into this design.
Engineered with the same trusted features of a Louisiana Grill - dual fan forced convection cooking, adjustable
slide plate flame broiler with 1000°F direct heat access, robust temperature range of 170°F to 600°F, and two
tiers of porcelain coated cast iron cooking grids – The Founder Series stands ahead of its class with
additional exclusive features, and with Joe Traeger and Dan Thiessen working together, there is sure to be more
great things to come.
Enjoy new SmartSmokeIT™, and top-notch, world-class BBQ in your own backyard with the Founder Series by
Louisiana Grills. Where tradition meets innovation.
Available in 800, 1000, and 1200 square inches with an optional lower cabinet.
is a subsidiary of Dansons, Inc.
which was founded in 1999 by Dan Thiessen and his two sons,
Jeff and Jordan. Louisiana Grills is known for its durability and craftsmanship. From portable grills to
built-ins, to impressive standalone grills – Louisiana Grills takes pride in creating whatever the customers
(and employees) dream up. Last year, Dansons was awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year (2017). See what Louisiana
Grills brings to the table at the National Hardware Show May 8th – 10th, in Las Vegas, NV. LG is a must see,
and at the NHS you will be able to feel the difference between LG and its competitors. LG will be at booths 450
(inside) and 11735 (outside). For more information about Louisiana grills, please visit the website at
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact:
3411 N 5th Avenue, Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Office: 1.877.303.3134 (ext 160)