Our barbecue products are specifically designed for use in public areas. They set world’s best practice with regards the important criteria of safety, hygiene, and efficiency that all public cooking systems must meet.


protecting precious parks

Christie created the ‘Parksafe’ BBQ in 1974 in response to the threat posed by camp fires to parks and nature reserves all around the world. Our role as park custodians is ever present in an ever changing world.

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preserving natural resources

Building the first parksafe GAS BBQ, meant Christies had to develop an innovative all-stainless gas burner. The CC2’s flame had to be completely isolated without compromising any of Christie’s safety and hygiene principles.

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protecting park users

Since 1974, Christie Parksafe has been committed to protecting the health and safety of those who use public parks and recreation facilities. And the managers of those facilities all agree, risk management is paramount.

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complete personal safety

Parks are not sterile environments so outdoor cooking systems must cope with constant exposure to the elements and even the local fauna. Then there is also impact from a steady stream of visitors.

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Christies field testing proved that the 3.6 kW High-Efficiency BBQ had just the right balance of power and speed to cook safely and efficiently.

Tones of Co2 per annum

6kW            1.56 tones
3.6kW            1.82 tones
1.8kW               2.08 tones
Electricity Consumption per annum

6kW        1560kKW
3.6kW          1820kKW
1.86kW              2080kKW


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Christie Parksafe. began business as an Electrical Engineering and Contracting company operating on the Mornington Peninsula area of Victoria, Australia. In the early 1970’s they perceived the need for easy access to outdoor entertaining and conceived the idea of producing fixed electrical public cooking facilities in attractive environmental outdoor settings for public use. In 1974 they began selling these products to Municipal Councils throughout Australia; with the most prominent being the highly successful number along Alexandra Avenue on the bank of the Yarra River in Melbourne. In addition there are in excess of 500 units on Queensland’s Gold Coast and 500 units in Australia’s Capital, Canberra.: