Want to indirectly cook a chicken or smoke some salmon, slowly cook large pieces of meat or roast spare ribs and pulled pork? Then the plate setter (heat deflector) is for you. This ceramic hot plate turns The Bastard into an oven. Your meat, veggies or fish will cook evenly, no longer at risk of burns. Also essential to make the tastiest pizzas in combination with a pizza stone. The ceramic plate setter consists of two parts: the stainlesssteel holder and a separate round stone made from cordierite ceramic.