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Smoked Chicago Style Italian Beef

Prep Time: 10 Min | Cook Time: 3 Hrs


  • 1
    3 pounds Chuck Roast
  • 2
    Italian Beef Seasoning
  • 3
    Pizza and Pasta Seasoning
  • 4
    Garlic Powder
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
    Canola Oil
  • 8
    32 oz Beef Bone Broth
  • 9
    French Rolls
  • 10
    One Stick Butter
  • 11
    10 oz Mezzetta Peperoncini with juice
  • 12
    Marconi Hot Giardiniera
  • 13
    Turano French Rolls
  • 14
    Plain Chips


  1. Season all sides of the chuck roast with salt, pepper, and pizza and pasta seasoning to taste.
  2. Fire up your Char-Griller Gravity 980 Grill with lump charcoal, apple and post oak smoking woods to 275˚F.
  3. Place the chuck roast on the grill and smoke to an internal temperature of 160˚F.
    Tip: Spritz the chuck roast with beef broth every 35 minutes until done.
  4. Add canola oil, Italian beef seasoning, pizza and pasta seasoning, garlic powder, salt, pepper, Mezzetta peperoncini, and beef bone broth to a large pot and mix.
  5. Place the pot with the mixture in the grill to warm.
  6. Slice the chuck roast and place in the Italian Beef Mixture and cook for 3 hours.
  7. Place the Italian Beef into the French rolls. Dip into the beef juice and top with Hot Giardiniera.
    Tip: Top with mozzarella cheese and serve with plain chips and beef juice on the side.

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