Review: Gozney Dome Outdoor Oven –
 From Patio to Pizzeria

Effortless Entertaining: 
Impress family and guests with your al fresco culinary skills.

With a scrutinous observation of the Gozney Dome Outdoor Oven, one can only marvel at the undiluted passion that is a driving force behind this company. Gozney’s commitment to continuously evolving its products in innovative ways makes them a worthy consideration for anyone who wants to embrace outdoor dining.

For most people, achieving professional-grade results in a domestic environment can feel like a constant pursuit. The Gozney Dome, a sleek and modern outdoor oven, is rapidly gaining recognition among domestic and professional customers. With its ability to transform your backyard into a culinary haven, it’s bound to make your neighbors’ mouths water from across the garden fence.

Ceramic-coated, Stainless Steel Majesty

The Gozney Dome has a head-turning, double-walled ceramic-coated, stainless-steel shell. This makes it perfect for year-round, outdoor use. However, its beauty isn’t only on the outside. The design offers exceptional heat retention, ensuring consistent cooking throughout with zero cold spots. The dome shape efficiently directs heat towards the cooking surface, mimicking the powerful ovens found in professional kitchens. At 58kgs (out of the box), serious foodies may even want to consider taking the Gozney Dome on adventures beyond their patio!

Whether you prefer to cook with wood, gas or charcoal, the Gozney Dome which has been three years in the making, ensures you’re creating culinary delights worthy of your favorite restaurants.

The cooking surface inside the Gozney Dome is a large baking stone. It is made from a material prized by chefs for its ability to withstand high temperatures and distribute heat evenly. It measures 22” wide by 18” deep which will easily accommodate a large 16” pizza or a couple of smaller ones if you are entertaining guests. The use of a stone baking surface translates to perfectly cooked dishes, from golden brown, leopard-print crusts to succulent, juicy centres. The detachable chimney allows for smoke control and the dense insulation around the oven allows for even heat distribution as well as being energy saving.

From Backyard to Blazing Hot

The Gozney Dome excels at reaching and maintaining the scorching temperatures up to and beyond 500ºC/ 950ºF needed for professional-grade cooking. The Dock on which the oven rests houses the digital thermometer which means that you’ll be ready to cook with impressive efficiency within no time. The Dock also allows storage of firewood to add subtle smoky notes to your dishes. The innovative air regulator can be removed to create a storage port that will enhance the versatility of the Dome with future upgrades.

Operating the Gozney Dome is refreshingly straightforward. The wood burner ignites easily, and the air regulator vents (which I mentioned earlier) provide precise temperature control. The wide aperture plays a crucial role here allowing you to assess flame intensity and manoeuvre your culinary creations as you see fit.

A Powerhouse Beyond Expectations

The Gozney Dome truly shines when it comes to replicating dishes that traditionally require high heat. The commercial-grade construction allows you to bake a wide variety of items with exceptional results. Think perfectly browned calzones, fluffy focaccia, roasted vegetables with caramelized edges, puffed & crispy pizza crusts– the possibilities are endless. Two additional thermometers allow you to precisely monitor the temperature of your food, making the Gozney Dome a must-have powerhouse for any outdoor kitchen.

The Swiss Army Knife of Outdoor Ovens

A lot of thought has gone into the User Experience Journey during the development of the Gozney Dome. The optional stand lifts the oven to a convenient 65” with lockable wheels and side wings that fold out to create preparation or serving surfaces. A handy Steamer attachment injects water into the cooking process to allow for moisture to enter the cooking environment. It is widely believed that the use of steam can seal in the flavour of meals, making meat tender and succulent, and vegetables sweeter and more colourful. When baking bread, steam creates an extra barrier around the dough for the heat to penetrate resulting in a crispier crust and a fluffier, inner crumb.

Summing up: A Chef’s Companion for Outdoor Exploration

The Gozney Dome is a well-crafted and powerful tool not only for passionate, domestic and outdoor cooks but an increasing number of commercial operations too. Its ability to reach and maintain high temperatures produces professional, quality results. The oven’s versatility, durability, and overall performance make it a compelling option for those seeking to broaden their culinary horizons and/or embrace the al fresco cooking and dining experience. So, fire up your culinary passion and tickle your taste buds with meals created with the Gozney Dome, available at an affordable price of $1,999 HERE

About Author
Chetan is a London-based designer by profession. He is passionate about the role design plays in everyday life whether it's graphic, digital, fashion, product or environmental design. Motivated by aesthetic design, function and the User Experience of emerging and new technologies, products and platforms, he is ever keen to learn, discover and innovate. Although he doesn't consider himself a nerd or a geek, he is a big movie fan and lists Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, The Shawshank Redemption and… Brewsters Millions among his favourites! Chetan is also an aspiring author and is currently working on his first novel.