The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill

The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill: Elevate Your Grilling Experience with Ashley Hearth’s Innovation!

Product Description

Discover the art of grilling with The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill by Ashley Hearth. This state-of-the-art wood pellet grill is designed to enhance your outdoor cooking experience, offering precision, convenience, and exceptional flavor.

Product Features

Side loading pellet hopper with 10 LB. capacity
Easy grease pan system for flare-up elimination
Stainless steel grill surface, grease tray, and handles
Rollerblade-style wheels for easy maneuverability
Automatic ignition for hassle-free startup
350 square inch cooking area with versatile temperatures (180° to 500°)

Product Specifications

Assembled Dimensions:
Depth: 22.8 inches
Width: 43 inches
Height: 40.4 inches
Weight: 98 lbs
Package Dimensions:
Depth: 24 inches
Width: 37 inches
Height: 27 inches
Weight: 127 lbs

Installation Options

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Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application


Clearances and Cavity Measurements

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limited warranty

Product Highlights

Immerse yourself in the world of outdoor culinary excellence with The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill. This innovative grill offers a spacious 350 square inch cooking area, automatic temperature control, and a unique grease removal system for easy cleanup. The rollerblade-style wheels ensure effortless mobility, while the stainless steel construction adds durability and a touch of elegance to your outdoor space. Whether grilling, smoking, braising, or BBQ, The Hooch USG350 is your key to perfectly cooked meals every time.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Ashley Hearth, a reputable brand under the U.S. Stove Company, has been a pioneer in designing and engineering heating and outdoor living products since its establishment in 1869. With a commitment to quality, affordability, and innovation, Ashley Hearth continues to bring warmth and culinary delight to homes across the globe. The company’s products, including The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill, reflect a perfect blend of tradition and modern technology, ensuring customer satisfaction for over a century.


Q: Does The Hooch USG350 come with a warranty?
A: Yes, The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill comes with a warranty. For specific details, please refer to the warranty information provided.

Q: Can I use other types of fuel besides wood pellets?
A: The Hooch USG350 is designed to operate specifically with wood pellets for optimal performance. Using other fuels may affect the grill’s functionality.

Q: How often do I need to refill the pellet hopper?
A: The side-loading pellet hopper has a 10 LB. capacity, allowing for 6 hours or longer between refills, depending on your cooking needs.

Q: Is assembly required, and are assembly instructions provided?
A: Yes, assembly is required. Detailed assembly instructions can be found in the product manual provided with your purchase.

Q: What is the maximum temperature The Hooch USG350 can reach?
A: The grill offers versatile grilling temperatures ranging from 180° to 500°, providing flexibility for various cooking styles.

Q: How does the automatic ignition system work?
A: The automatic ignition is simple with just the push of a button, ensuring a hassle-free startup for your grilling sessions.

Q: Is the grease removal system easy to clean?
A: Yes, the easy grease pan system eliminates flare-ups and drains to the included bucket, making cleanup a breeze.

Q: Can I use The Hooch USG350 for smoking and BBQ?
A: Absolutely! The versatile temperature range makes it perfect for grilling, smoking, braising, and BBQ.

Q: What material is used for the grill surface and handles?
A: The grill surface, grease tray, and handles are made of stainless steel for durability and easy cleanup.

Q: Are replacement parts available for The Hooch USG350?
A: Yes, replacement parts for The Hooch USG350 Wood Pellet Grill are available. Please check our website or contact customer support for assistance.

Q: What is the cooking area dimensions of The Hooch USG350?
A: The cooking area measures 13 inches by 19.5 inches, providing a spacious grilling surface.

Q: Can I use The Hooch USG350 in cold weather conditions?
A: Yes, the integrated technology adjusts the internal cooking temperature, taking into account outdoor ambient temperatures, ensuring consistent performance in various weather conditions.

Q: How do I register my product for warranty?
A: Product registration can be done on our website. Please visit the Product Registration section and follow the provided instructions.

Q: Are there accessories available for The Hooch USG350?
A: Yes, we offer a range of accessories for The Hooch USG350, enhancing your grilling experience. Check our catalog or contact customer support for details.

Q: What type of wood pellets are recommended for use?
A: We recommend using high-quality wood pellets suitable for grilling to achieve the best results with The Hooch USG350.

Q: Can I leave The Hooch USG350 outdoors, or should I store it in a sheltered area?
A: While the grill is designed to withstand outdoor conditions, storing it in a sheltered area during extended periods of non-use is recommended for optimal longevity.

Q: How do I clean the stainless steel components of The Hooch USG350?
A: Use mild soap and water to clean the stainless steel components. Avoid abrasive cleaners to maintain the finish.

Q: What type of ignition system does The Hooch USG350 use?
A: The grill features an automatic ignition system for quick and convenient startup.

Q: Can I use The Hooch USG350 for slow cooking?
A: Yes, the temperature control allows for slow cooking, making it ideal for a variety of culinary techniques.

Q: Are there specific safety precautions I should follow while using The Hooch USG350?
A: Please refer to the product manual for detailed safety instructions and precautions to ensure a safe grilling experience.

Q: Can I convert The Hooch USG350 to operate on natural gas or propane?
A: The Hooch USG350 is designed for use with wood pellets only and cannot be converted to operate on natural gas or propane.

Q: How do I contact customer support for assistance or inquiries?
A: You can reach our customer support team through the Contact Us section on our website. We’re here to assist you with any questions or concerns.

Q: Does The Hooch USG350 come with a cover?
A: The grill does not come with a cover by default. However, a custom-fit grill cover (USGCOV730) is available for purchase separately.

Q: Can I use The Hooch USG350 for high-temperature searing?
A: While the grill can reach temperatures suitable for many cooking styles, it’s primarily designed for grilling, smoking, braising, and BBQ. For high-temperature searing, other specialized equipment may be more suitable.

Q: What makes The Hooch USG350 different from traditional offset smokers?
A: The Hooch USG350 stands out with its computer control technology, allowing precise temperature settings and maintaining even heat throughout the entire cooking time, akin to an oven. This technology sets it apart from traditional offset smokers.

Q: How do I troubleshoot common issues with The Hooch USG350?
A: The product manual includes a troubleshooting section. If you encounter issues, please refer to the manual for guidance. If further assistance is needed, contact our customer support.