Shorter evenings and cooler days call for outdoor fires for continued outdoor living and specialist Queenstown barbecue store Outdoor Concepts recommends Quaruba outdoor stoves, designed and manufactured by Dutch design studio Rene Knip.
A sophisticated, solid wood stove with a modern industrial look, the unique modular construction from folded sheets of Corten steel suits the Central Otago landscape.
Store manager Glenn Stalhut says they are the ideal for a variety of outdoor situations from the tiniest courtyards to large expansive entertaining areas.
“The Quaruba XL is a beautiful fireplace at a height of 95 cm with high windows offering a good view of the fire itself. It’s naturally rustic character is very popular and the stove can be assembled with either three or four glass panels.”
“ We also have the two-wheel version known as the RB73 Bijuga model with a push-bar on the rear so the stove can easily be moved around a deck or courtyard to follow the seasonal sun. They are perfect for making mulled wine on the top and give out fantastic heat without the worry of flying sparks.”
Outdoor Heating Solutions
The team at Outdoor Concepts supplied the latest Infratech infrared outdoor heaters outdoor heaters and heat strip wall mounted gas heaters to the newly opened The Crown pub at Five Mile.
“Infratech’s new heaters offer quick and easy eco-friendly heating solutions that completely transform outdoor living spaces into warm, functional areas whatever the temperature outside,” says store manager Glenn Stalhut. “The Crown is an excellent example of how these heating systems work brilliantly in commercial spaces to create a cosy ambience.”
As an industry leader in electric infrared technology, Infratech products are both emission and odour free.
“We work with many clients who are building new homes, but you can also retrofit these heaters into existing homes,” he says. “They are ideal for outdoor decks, pool areas and indoor/outdoor rooms.”
Boos Blocks Exclusive
A trusted tradition in some of the world’s finest kitchens, Boos Blocks cutting boards and butcher blocks are well known by chefs around the world.
Outdoor Concepts in Queenstown has become an exclusive stockist of the products that are manufactured from North American Hard Rock Maple.
“These core wood products are some of most beautiful and durable you will find on the market,” says store manager Glenn Stalhut. “The craftmanship is outstanding featuring sustainably sourced hardwoods. ”
“The company behind the brand John Boos & Co dates back to 1887. The food safety and sanitation qualities are exceptional and the boards carry the National Sanitation Foundation’s seal of approval which makes them a leader in foodservice equipment,” he says. “Whether it is a housewarming gift or outfitting your own kitchen I could not recommend these premium quality boards more highly.”