Traeger brings outdoor cooking to a whole new level of deliciousness with its six-in-one cookers. Grill, smoke, bake, braise, roast, and barbeque low and slow, all the while never having to worry about babysitting the grill or flare ups. And, cooking with special seasoned wood pellets means no charcoal or propane to worry about. Designed after the traditional Texas Style wood cookers, the Texas Elite brings old fashioned wood cooking into the 21st century by featuring a high-tech auger-fed burner, electronic autostart ignition, multi-position digital thermostat control, EZ-drain grease system, 4160 square centimeters cooking surface, and a durable powder coat finish. Forget fire tending and temperature control problems. This unit automatically augers wood pellets to accurately provide the exact temperature you set. Traditional design combined with "state of the art" technology deliver professional results every time you cook. If you're serious about your outdoor cooking, this is the Traeger for you.