Congratulations to Debbie Racka of Hampton, NJ for winning Outdora’s product review contest

pawleysislandOutdora would like to thank all of their customers who submitted a product review to  Every three months Outdora holds a drawing to reward one lucky customer who submitted a product review with a $100 gift certificate from Outdora.

Outdora congratulates Debbie Racka of Hampton, NJ for being this round’s winner!

Debbie Racka wrote an interesting review about her experience with a Pawleys Island Trellis Striped Quilted Fabric Hammock.  According to Debbie:

“This hammock looks great and is very comfortable.  The quilted fabric is quite cozy.    Great construction and very sturdy.  The colors are bright coordinate well with other outdoor furniture.  I loved looking up at the trees during the day and the stars at night from this hammock.”

The factors that influenced Debbie to purchase her hammock from Outdora were the selection, variety, price, free shipping and no sales tax.    Outdora carries a vast selection of home and garden merchandise and will never charge you shipping.  No sales tax is applied to any orders that are placed outside of  California.

Debbie plans on using her certificate on a hammock accessory or an umbrella.

Did you buy something from Outdora recently?  If so, submit a product review.  The next drawing will be held December 1st, 2010.

Win a Big Green Egg Cookbook from Outdora – just give us your favorite Big Green Egg Recipe!

Outdora wants your Big Green Egg recipesDo you have a favorite Big Green Egg recipe?  One that makes your barbecue guests go bonkers and your mouth water just thinking about it?  If so, we want it!

Outdora is proud to be the sponsor of Sonoma’s first annual Big Green Egg festival!  In honor of this EGGciting event, Outdora is holding a Big Green Egg recipe contest.  The winner gets the Big Green Egg Cookbook, a $50 retail value.  Also, the winning recipe will be featured by one of our celebrity chefs at Outdora’s  Big Green Egg festival in Spring of 2011.

Submit your original Big Green Egg recipe by email to  Please include your name, city/state and any pertinent  information you’d like to include about yourself in the blog post.  If you have a picture of either your dish or yourself, send it!  We’d be happy to include it in the post with your recipe.

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Outdora announces new Executive Chef, Norm Owens

Norm Owens - Outdora's Executive ChefMeet Norm Owens, Outdora’s new Executive Chef. As a graduate of the New England Culinary School, Norm’s diverse background includes working with award-winning celebrity chef Michael Mina and cooking at Napa Valley’s premier restaurant, Bottega. His years of experience have led him to a new venture as proprietor and head chef of the Hot Box Grill opening in Sonoma, California on Tuesday, August 17th.

At the grand opening of the Outdora Showroom in Sonoma, Norm treated party guests to his savory flank steak tacos grilled on one of Outdora’s very own Viking Grills.  It was there that this relationship was fused. Enjoying the delicious dishes Norm Owens prepared on our high-end Viking barbeque grill was a match made in heaven.

Look for Outdora’s honorary Executive Chef Norm Owens at one of our upcoming events, and in the meantime, drop into the Hot Box Grill located at 18350 Sonoma Highway, and taste some truly delectable California cuisine.

It’s the Time of the Season

Bond Manufacturing Fire Bowl FountainThe end of the summer is nigh but, alas, another season is around the corner.    While we are on the last stretch of summer and barbecue season is drawing to an end, it’s still not too late to purchase one of Outdora’s high-end barbecue grills and outdoor kitchen appliances.  Outdora has recently expanded their refrigerator and barbecue sections of the store by adding KitchenAid and Summit lines to the mix.  If you’re in Northern California, why not visit Outdora’s showroom in beautiful downtown Sonoma and witness, first hand, Outdora’s amazing selection of top of the line grills and smokers like Lynx, Twin Eagles, Viking, Big Green Egg, Fuego and Sole?  Appliances from True Refrigeration and Perlick will make your outdoor kitchen complete and define your culinary experience.

Besides, just because the weather is about to shift, doesn’t mean that you have to cease those outdoor barbeques.  Outdora’s fire pit store is currently adding new brands for their Fall selection.  Bond Manufacturing’s unique and stylish selection of fire bowls, columns, fire pits and even a fire pit/fountain combo will highlight your patio space and induce a peaceful ambiance.  And, California Outdoor Concepts offers classy and elegant fire pit tables like no other.

To make those Fall nights extra toasty and ensure your patio is warm enough to entertain, Outdora stocks a vast selection of patio heaters.  Electric heaters, gas heaters, ceiling or wall-mounted heaters, standing heaters and table top heaters are all part of the Outdora array of outdoor heating devices.

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