T-FAL OPTIGRILL

OPTIGRILL
Perfect grilling results from rare to well-done

Perfect grilling results from rare to well-done

The T-Fal Optigrill offers precision grilling technology to cook food to your preference based on the program selected (burger, poultry, sandwiches, sausage and pork, red meat or fish) .
 

Reference : GC702D53

Perfect Grill for optimal cooking!

Meet Perfect Grill, our ultimate innovation. Its "Automatic Sensor Cooking" technology immediately detects the number of items placed on the grill and their thickness in order to adjust the temperature and cooking time automatically . An indicator light allows cooking progress to be monitored directly: Blue then green at the start of cooking, then yellow when the food is rare, orange when it is medium and red if you like your food well done:   
  • Adjusts to your needs, lift up the lid to pick up your meat when it's ready and leave the rest to carry on cooking.
  • 6 cooking programs (Red meat, Burger, Poultry, Sandwich, Sausage, Fish) to automatically adapt the temperature to each type of food and cook it perfectly as required.
  • 2 cooking modes: one for frozen food and a manual mode so you can cook anything the way you want. 
  • 600cm2 cooking surface (capacity 2 to 4 people) made with non-stick die-cast aluminium plates. 
  • Large juice tray and plates with an angle of 7° to ensure cooking juices run off.
Essentials
  • Automatic Thickness Measurement Technology

    First electric indoor grill cooks food automatically based on thickness of food and program selected.

  • Cooking level indicator

    For different types of food: Burger, Poultry, Sandwich, Sausage, Red Meat, Fish.

     

  • Thickness measurement

    Easy monitoring of the cooking process thanks to its preheating/ready indicator light, indicator light and audible beeps for rare, medium, and well-done.

  • Frozen and manual modes

    The frozen mode turns frozen food into delicious grilled meals. Do it yourself with the manual mode for cooking vegetables or personal recipes!

  • Cooking plates and drip tray are dishwasher safe

    Die-cast aluminum, dishwasher safe, and removable nonstick plates for effortless food release and cleaning.

  • Extra large capacity drip tray

    Large juice tray and plates with a 7° angle to ensure cooking juices run off.

  • High performance: die-cast aluminum plates

    High-performance die-cast aluminum plates with PTFE coating for an easy cleaning.

Accessories
Recipes
Features
Power 1800  W
Cooking programs 6 automatic programms  
Automatic cooking system    
Cooking plates dishwasher safe  
Plates dimensions 30 x 20  cm
Removable plates    
Cooking surface dimensions 30 x 20  cm
Cooking surface 600 cm2  
Removable electric resistance    
Removable juice tray    
Dishwasher safe    
Dishwasher safe - details Cooking plates and juice tray  
Body Stainless steel  
Handle Thermoplastic  
Barbecue position NO  
On/Off Switch    
Pilot light    
Adjustable thermostat    
Vertical storage    
Cord Storage    
Power cord length 1,2  m
Recipes included    

Frequently asked questions
No as the cooking sensors are not active in Manual Mode.
No. Once the first batch has finished open the grill fully and remove the food. Close the grill and press OK. You do not have to switch off the grill first. When the lights flash again, choose the mode that you want. The preheating phase should be a lot quicker than the first time as the plates will already be hot. When the Optigrill beeps to say it is ready, open the grill again and put the second batch of food on to the plates and continue as normal.
Before cleaning your grill, wait around 45 minutes while the device cools. To remove heavy food residue on the grill plates or on the side, we recommend you use a wooden or plastic spatula. To clean the grill and grill components, use a cloth soaked in hot water. Do not immerse the grill in water. Do not use abbrasive cleaning products or products containing alcohol or fuel since these may damage the device.
The appliance has not been fully opened when placing the food on the grill plates before cooking.
Solutions: To allow the appliance to detect the start of the cooking cycle, the appliance must be completely opened before each cooking cycle. If not, the cooking cycle will not start. Completely open the grill then close it and press OK.
• The grill plates have not been properly placed on the plate hooks and therefore, the sensors cannot correctly detect the food.
To rectify this problem, turn off the appliance and allow it to cool down. Then install the cooking plate correctly.
• You started cooking before preheating had finished.
To rectify this: turn off the appliance, remove the food, close the appliance.
Turn the appliance back on, select then confirm a programme and wait until preheating has finished.
• You started cooking food between the plates without preheating.
To rectify this: turn off the appliance, remove the food, close the appliance.
Turn the appliance back on, select then confirm a programme and wait until preheating has finished.
• If the problem persists despite adhering to the advice above: the appliance may need to be repaired.
The appliance has detected an issue and may need to be repaired.
If you leave the appliance open between 2 cooking cycles it will turn to safety mode and will have to be reset.
To ensure the best cooking results, you should not open the appliance for more than 1 minute during cooking cycles. RESET by unplugging it for 2-3 minutes and restart full cooking cycle.
If your food is under 4 mm thick, it is too thin (like bacon slices), it may not be detected.
This is not a problem simply press the OK key for confirmation for cooking to start.
The appliance needs to be repaired.
You are cooking in Manual Mode. You must monitor and check the food yourself throughout cooking. Or, select one of the other cooking modes and then OK to start a specific cooking cycle.
Your appliance contains valuable materials which can be recovered or recycled. Leave it at a local civic waste collection point.
The temperature remains approximatly at 250°C.
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