- David & Sara Kneip (Brookings, SD)
Dakota Grills™ started when Wally Sorenson tired of eating burnt steak. Wally and his family were very busy ranchers from Lake Preston, SD. So busy that food on the grill often became charcoal or shoe-leather from neglect. The Sorenson Mantra, "when it's smokin' it's cooking; when it's black it's done," described their meals all-too-well.
Wally and his son Adam, both electrical engineers, searched for a way to create a perfect steak every time. Disappointed by every cooking method and device they tried, Wally and Adam chose to create their own.
The challenge was to come up with a grill that could take care of itself even when no one was around. The meat had to be tender, juicy, and flavorful, even when left unattended for an hour or more..Read More About Us