Fireside Garden Table
Providing the ambiance and warmth for a uniquely engaging outdoor dinning experience


Keeps dinners warms, keeps insects away, and brings the alluring ambiance of a fireplace to the center of the outdoor dinning experience. Center section removes from table for easy storage, and protective stone ring around fire can be used to keep dishes warm and even letting dinners take part in final stages of food prep by grilling vegetables or marshmallows right at the table!  

Wood/Propane versions could be used for different applications. 

Recaptures floor space used by unsightly floor heaters.

Which problem is solved by this idea?

Outdoor ambiance, dinner warmth, keeping insects away, easy transportation, final food prep/keeping prepared food warm, floor space taken up by floor heaters.

How does your idea solve the problem?

Ambiance - Brings the alluring experience of a fireplace to the center of a table. Warmth - Replaces need for outdoor heaters by keeping dinners war Insects - Smoke repels mosquitos (could include additive to increase effect here) Transportation - Center fire unit can be easily removed and table folded for transportation and storage. Final food prep/w - Heat resistant ring immediately around fire can be used to keep dishes or coffee warm. Grill can be added for vegetable or smore grilling.

What's the benefit for the target group?

Owners: Attract clientele, extend hours of outdoor operation, reclaim floor space used by standing heaters. Users: Have a unique dinning experience, with the warmth and memories of a fireplace, the freedom from insects, and a chance to take part in the food preparation by grilling a vegetable or a smore right at the table.

What could be the perfect event to implement your approach/object?

Propane version: Hotel gardens, restaurants, retreats, bar patios, private residences. Wood Version : vacation homes, ski town lodges,

How many guests can participate in your outdoor dinner?

Tables could range from 4 person to 12 person models. Size of group is only limited by the outdoor space size and number of tables.

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