Mastering the Art of the Perfect Rotisserie: Gas BBQ Edition

Mastering the Art of the Perfect Rotisserie: Gas BBQ Edition

When it comes to achieving the perfect rotisserie, Everdure by Heston's FORCE™ and FURNACE™ gas barbeques are your secret weapons.

Renowned chef Heston Blumenthal and the Everdure team have designed these grills to combine precision, power, and versatility. We'll guide you through the steps to create a succulent, flavourful roast using this exceptional barbeque range.

Selecting the Right Meat

The foundation of a perfect rotisserie is selecting the right cut of meat. Whether you prefer beef, pork, lamb, or poultry, make sure to choose a quality cut with some marbling and a good layer of fat. These characteristics contribute to tenderness and flavour during the roasting process.

Preparation and Seasoning

Before you fire up your FORCE™ or FURNACE™ gas barbeque, prepare the meat by seasoning it generously. A classic roast seasoning might include olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and your favorite herbs. Remember, seasoning should penetrate the meat, so season well in advance, ideally overnight, to allow flavours to meld.

Setting Up Your Grill

One of the standout features of Everdure's gas barbeques is their precision control. The FORCE™ and FURNACE™ grills can be upgraded with an integrated rotisserie system that ensures even cooking and a perfect roast every time.

  1. Start by setting up the rotisserie rod and securing your meat on it with prongs.
  2. Preheat your grill to the desired temperature. For roasting, aim for a medium to high heat, around 175°C to 200°C (350°F to 400°F).
  3. Place an aluminium drip tray beneath the meat to catch any drippings, which can be used later for a delicious gravy.

The Rotisserie Cooking Process

Once your grill is preheated and your meat is securely on the rotisserie, it's time to start the cooking process. Here are the key steps to achieve the perfect roast:

  1. Indirect Heat: Turn off the burners directly beneath the meat and leave the burners on the sides on medium-high heat. This creates indirect heat that allows your roast to cook evenly without direct flames.

  2. Rotisserie On: Turn on the rotisserie motor and let it rotate your meat slowly. The even rotation ensures that all sides of the roast cook uniformly.

  3. Basting: Periodically baste the roast with your favorite marinade or a mixture of melted butter and herbs. Basting not only adds flavor but also helps keep the meat moist.

  4. Temperature Control: Use a meat thermometer to monitor the internal temperature of the roast. The recommended internal temperature varies depending on the type of meat and your preferred doneness.

  5. Resting: Once your roast reaches the desired temperature, remove it from the grill and let it rest for 10-15 minutes. This allows the juices to redistribute, resulting in a juicy and tender roast.


Serving Your Perfect Roast

With your perfectly roasted meat ready to go, it's time to serve and enjoy. Slice your roast into thin, even pieces and serve with your favourite sides. The incredible flavor and tenderness achieved with Everdure's FORCE™ and FURNACE™ grills will leave your guests impressed and satisfied.


Mastering the art of the perfect roast is made effortless with Everdure by Heston's FORCE™ and FURNACE™ gas barbecues. Upgrade your rotisserie game with the Rotisserie Kit, Rotisserie Cage and Rotisserie Tumbler. These grills provide the precision, control, and versatility needed to turn your roast into a culinary masterpiece. So, fire up your BBQ, select your favourite cut of meat (or plant-based protein), season to perfection, and let the rotisserie system work its magic.

Your journey to rotisserie perfection begins here.