Most sports fans agree, few things liven up a backyard party quite like great-tasting food—especially when that food comes from the grill. In this Done-In-A-Weekend Game Day Tips video, ESPN commentator and host Matt Stinchcomb demonstrates a cost-effective outdoor kitchen solution.
Learn the steps and materials needed to build an outdoor BBQ or grill island. After watching the video, be sure to download the PDF supply list and BBQ island build instructions. Watch and learn how to transform your otherwise ordinary grill, smoker, and cooler into an attractive and cohesive part of your game-time gathering space! The overall design and style chosen for this project was inspired by examples found on social media.
So your end product may vary from ours based on your available space, and the specific grill, smoker, and cooler you’ll be using. As with any DIY project, a successful and stress-free completion requires a plan and budget. Our materials were purchased to specifically house a 46-inch tall x 62-inch wide x 23.5-inch deep stainless grill. Regardless of your finished cooking island dimensions, be sure and allow for additional under-counter shelving space for storage. If appliances haven’t already been purchased, you can find a wide assortment of grill and cooler options at most Big Box home-and-garden retailers. Deck and patio coverings to consider range from simple sail canopy installs to full pergola builds.
Download a detailed supply list and step-by-step outdoor BBQ island build instructions.