The OUTBACK CHEF: Your Ultimate Wood-Burning Cooking Companion by Drolet Fireplaces

Product Description

The OUTBACK CHEF is a masterpiece of Italian craftsmanship, designed to provide exceptional cooking experiences with the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Its classic look and modern charm make it a perfect addition to any kitchen.

Product Features

  • Four practical access doors
  • Spacious oven with adjustable grill
  • Stainless steel and vermiculite combustion chamber
  • Fire viewing oven glass with integrated thermometer.
  • Robust lever handles and chrome handrails
  • Radiant heat for room comfort

Product Specifications

Fuel Type: Dry cordwood
Overall Dimension (Width): 40″
Overall Dimension (Height): 33 5/8″
Overall Dimension (Depth): 25 7/8″
Oven Dimension (Width): 11 3/8″
Oven Dimension (Height): 11 3/4″
Oven Dimension (Depth): 17 3/4″
Volume of the Oven: 1.38 ft³
Maximum Log Length: 16″
Flue Outlet Diameter: 6″
Warranty: Limited lifetime

Installation Options

Refer to the owner’s manual for installation details.

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application

Dry cordwood

Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Clearance – Side Wall: 9″
Clearance – Back Wall: 15″
Clearance – Front of the Unit: 48″
Clearance – Base of the Unit to Ceiling: 84″


Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product Highlights

The OUTBACK CHEF by Drolet Fireplaces is a wood-burning cookstove that combines elegant design and functionality. With four practical access doors, a spacious oven, and various features, it’s the perfect addition to any kitchen. The stainless steel oven, vermiculite combustion chamber, and integrated thermometer ensure precise cooking, while its radiant heat adds comfort to your home.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Drolet Fireplaces is a renowned name in the heating and cooking appliance industry. With a commitment to quality and innovation, Drolet has been providing customers with a wide range of stoves, fireplaces, and accessories for over years. Their products are known for their efficiency, durability, and aesthetic appeal, making them a trusted choice for homeowners.


Q: Will the OUTBACK CHEF keep my kitchen warm while cooking?
A: Yes, the OUTBACK CHEF provides radiant heat to warm your kitchen while cooking.

Q: Can I cook a variety of dishes in the OUTBACK CHEF?
A: Absolutely, the spacious oven and stovetop are perfect for a wide range of cooking styles and dishes.

Q: Is the OUTBACK CHEF easy to clean?
A: Cleaning is straightforward, and the owner’s manual provides guidance on maintaining your cookstove.

Q: Can I use the OUTBACK CHEF as a primary heating source?
A: While it provides heat, it’s primarily a cooking appliance, so it won’t replace a high-efficiency wood stove for primary heating.

Q: Is professional installation required?
A: We recommend professional installation to ensure safety and optimal performance.

Q: What kind of wood should I use as fuel?
A: Dry cordwood is the recommended fuel for the OUTBACK CHEF.

Q: Can I adjust the temperature in the oven?
A: Yes, the oven comes with an adjustable grill for temperature control.

Q: Is the OUTBACK CHEF certified to safety standards?
A: Yes, it’s certified according to applicable standards.

Q: What is the warranty for the OUTBACK CHEF?
A: The OUTBACK CHEF comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Q: What is the clearance required for installation?
A: Please refer to the product specifications for clearance information.

Q: Can the OUTBACK CHEF be used in a small kitchen?
A: The OUTBACK CHEF is designed to fit well in various kitchen sizes.

Q: Does it come with any accessories?
A: Check with your authorized retailer for available accessories.

Q: Can I purchase replacement parts for the OUTBACK CHEF?
A: Yes, we offer replacement parts for all our products.

Q: How long does it take to heat up the oven?
A: Heating time may vary but typically doesn’t take long.

Q: What is the recommended chimney diameter?
A: The recommended chimney diameter is 6 inches.

Q: Can I install it with a low ceiling?
A: Some appliances have been tested with a low ceiling. Refer to the installation manual for guidance.

Q: What is the maximum log length?
A: The OUTBACK CHEF can accommodate logs up to 16 inches in length.

Q: Is there an option for a two-rack oven?
A: Currently, the OUTBACK CHEF comes with a single rack for the oven.

Q: How efficient is the OUTBACK CHEF for cooking?
A: The OUTBACK CHEF is designed for cooking and provides efficient cooking performance.