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2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit

2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit


Model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit, a favorite pit of many bbq chefs.  Price includes many popular options that other manufacturers charge extra for.

We have worked hard to bring our customers the most pit for the least money.  Check with any other pit manufacturer to compare what a similarly outfitted pit would cost.  Compare apples to apples.  When you consider all of the features included as standard equipment on this model, we believe you will conclude that this dream pit is a tremendous value.  It cooks as good as it looks.
 The Deluxe Classic Chef is the all-time best seller for BBQ Chefs who want to slow smoke at the same time they cook a Brisket, Boston Butt, or Chicken in the main barrel.  The pit comes LOADED.  No extras needed.

  • 2040CC smoker pit
    2040CC Classic Chef Deluxe
  • interior shelves of model 2040CC smoker pit
    4 Racks in Vertical, 3 Racks in Horizontal
  • slide out cooking grates of model 2040CC smoker pit barrel
    Slide Out Cooking Grates are Fully Supported
  • lower cooking shelf in model 2040CC smoker pit barrel
    Center Grate Removed, Lower Grate is Visible
  • full view of lower lift out cooking grate in model 2040CC smoker pit
    Lower Lift Out Cooking Grate
  • direct grill grate in firebox of model 2040CC
    Large Direct Grill over Firebox
  • slide out direct grill grate in firebox of model 2040CC
    Firebox Direct Grilling Grate is Fully Framed
  • griddle installed in model 2040CC firebox
    Heat Baffle / Griddle Surface in Place
  • wood rack installed at lowest position in firebox of model 2040CC smoker pit
    Wood Rack in Low Position
  • wood rack installed at the highest position in firebox of model 2040CC smoker pit
    Wood Rack in High Position
  • view through firebox of heat baffle to barrel of model 2040CC smoker pit
    View Through Firebox of 45º Heat Baffle
  • log lighter and gas assist installed below wood rack in firebox of model 2040CC smoker pit
    LogLigher/Gas Assist below Wood Rack
  • Log lighter and fire assist installed above ash pan in model 2040CC smoker pit firebox
    Direct View of LogLighter Pipe Above Ash Pan
  • model 2040CC firebox
    2040CC Firebox
  • stainless steel firebox handle on model 2040CC smoker pit
    Stainless Steel Spring Handle
  • 10 inch diameter solid rubber tires on model 2040CC smoker pit
    10" Solid Rubber Tire
  • Tejas Smokers stainless steel temperature gauge
    Tejas Smokers® Stainless Temp Gauge
  • vertical chamber of model 2040CC smoker pit
    4 Vertical Chamber Shelves
  • slide out shelves of model 2040CC smoker pit vertical chamber
    Fully Supported
  • slide out shelves in vertical chamber are fully supported
    Easy Access
  • swing arms for hanging bacon or sausage in vertical chamber of model 2040CC smoker pit
    Swing Arms for Hanging Sausage or Cheese
  • cool touch stainless steel handles on doors in model 2040CC smoker pit
    Cool Touch Handles

Model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit Dimensions:

►  84" length x  21" depth x 74" height

►  Cooking Areas:  
     ♦  34" x 18.5" - framed, slide out mid level meat cooking grate in barrel

     ♦  34" x 15" - framed, slide out upper meat cooking grate in barrel

     ♦  34" x 10.5" - lower level lift out meat rack in barrel (for a tall item, not used as a charcoal rack)
     ♦  19" x 19" - framed, firebox direct grill grate
     ♦  19" x 19" - (4) framed meat racks in vertical chamber
     ♦  3,269 total square inches of total cooking surface

►  1/4" thick firebox, 16"w x 18"d x 18"h interior
►  20" x 56" - wood storage rack
►  10.5" height clearance above center cooking grate in barrel

►  6" height above barrel lower cooking grate to center (main) cooking grate
►  7" distance between racks in vertical chamber

►  Water reservoir capacity ~ 9 gallons

Weight/Shipping/Dimensions of the Model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit:

►  Weight - 785 pounds, Crated weight - 950 pounds (special rate)
►  Smoker Pits are sold F.O.B. Houston Texas.  Crated weight is classified as a flat 1000 pounds (a special lower LTL freight                 rate).  At no extra charge we provide crating suitable for safe domestic shipping by truck.  Freight charges, however, must               be quoted and paid for separately. Such special payment items like freight can be made by using the MAKE PAYMENT                    option found at the bottom of this page.  Call or email us requesting a quote before ordering.
►  Domestic crate dimensions:  90"L x 30"D x 75"H
►  International crate dimensions:  91"L x 31"D x 76"H, crated weight at 1,100 pounds

2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef Standard Features:

►  cooking barrel of the bbq pit smoker measures 20" x 56"
►  drop down* front, brushed stainless steel table - 12"d x 36"w
►  (4) utensil hooks on folding solid steel front table (not expanded metal)
►  (4) air cooled stainless steel spring handles on firebox and vertical chamber door and 2 lids
►  lower framed, slide out cooking grate in barrel

►  (4) framed, slide-out meat cooking grates in vertical chamber

►  (2) swing arms for hanging sausage, bacon, jerky, or cheese in vertical chamber
►  (1) framed, removable lower barrel meat grate for tall items
►  (1) framed, slide-out meat direct grill cooking grate at top of firebox
►  (1) firebox removable Heat Baffle / Griddle Surface -18" x 19" x 1 1/4" x 3/16"

►  (1) full sized ash pan for firebox - 18" x 19" x 1 1/4" x 3/16"
►  1/4" thick plate steel SQUARE firebox

►  fixed heat-deflector 45° angled baffle between the firebox and the barrel
►  ash pan rake/cleaning tool for cleaning the pit
►  (2) stainless steel temperature gauges, 3" dial face

►  quarter turn brass drain valve to empty the water and grease from the barrel

►  gas assist/log lighter complete assembly with needle valve control, gas regulator, 5' hose
►  large wheels:  5" front swivels, 10" rear tires

►  chimney rain cap cover at left end of barrel
►  smoker pit uses standard 18" logs

►  adjustable air intake design on firebox promotes even burning of logs

►  water reservoir (~ 9 gallon capacity) at bottom of the barrel  

* A bbq smoker pit with a shelf directly in front of the vertical chamber door provides useless space. You have to move everything out of the way each time you open the door.

Affordable OPTIONAL Accessories for the Model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit:


►  swivel sauce bowl
►  premium heavy duty fitted vinyl cover with grommets
►  48" high chimney extension for low wind situations
►  BACON press with stainless steel wire handle

See Pit Accessories for more optional items like a Stainless Steel Drunken Chicken Stands or Stainless Steel Rib Racks.



 The BACON-F Press Fits Inside Of, and Will Rest Vertically On the 1/4" Thick Firebox Ledges of the Models 2040 Deluxe, 2040CC Deluxe,

               and 2442 Deluxe Smoker Pits.  You Can Purchase the BACON-F version of the BACON Press where the Griddles are Sold.


          This bbq pit is the perfect size offset-firebox bbq pit smoker for cooking for twelve to twenty people. 

Special Offer with Purchase of a Model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef BBQ Smoker Pit:


When you first purchase a Tejas Smoker Pit or Grill you have the option of purchasing Charcoal Grate Forks, Fire Pokers,
or 14" Poppa's Hooks at $10.00 each. The regular price of a #1510 Charcoal Grate Fork is $16.95. The regular price of a
#1512 Fire Poker is $16.95.  The regular price of a Left Hand or Right Hand 14" Poppa's Hook is $21.95

                                                 Special Offer for purchase of Poppas Hooks, Fire Pokers, and a Charcoal Grate Forks

There is no limit to the number of these you can purchase but they must be shipped with the pit or grill.  In order to receive your special discount, do NOT place these items in your shopping cart.  You must either call us (713 222 0077) or request this in a COMMENT during the online checkout process when you place your pit or grill order.  These items, like freight, may be paid separately using the MAKE PAYMENT option at the bottom of this page.


Tejas Smokers® ships charcoal grills and smoker pits all over the world.  As a high volume shipper we get excellent freight rates. Call us at 713.222.0077 for custom freight quotes to your location.  Of course you can pick your 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef smoker pit up at our warehouse if you live nearby.  We keep all models in stock. Got questions?  Give our pit specialists a call.

Call it a bbq pit, an outdoor barbecue pit, a smoker pit, or a bbq smoker pit... in Houston Texas we call it a Tejas Smoker.  Our model 2040CC Deluxe Classic Chef is a popular choice because it holds temperature steady and that makes it a great bbq pit to cook on.  Folks that know what they are doing can produce good bbq on ANY kind of barbecue pit ... the difference is: "How EASY is it to do?"  If you have to constantly tend the fire in the bbq pit firebox to keep the temperature from wandering then it really is not much fun. Tejas Smokers® barbecue pits hold temperature and that makes ALL the difference in your Chef experience. Tejas Smokers® barbecue pits from Houston Texas.