Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Patio Bistro Electric Grill, Red

Grilling genuinely can’t get significantly more direct than this. Ensuing to gathering the grills (which requires several minutes), basically plug it in and license something like 10 minutes to totally preheat the surface while you collect your steaks, kebabs, or whatever’s to be grilled.

The electric power has an adjustable reach from low (for keeping food warm) to high (for singing steaks). The nonstick grill surface not simply implies you can use basically added fat, but it moreover makes cleanup a snap.

The surface has a straightforward inclination, with channels that bring accumulated fat or various liquids into a plate just on a deeper level. The high domed and vented cover makes an indirect movement of hot air to ensure regardless, cooking- – particularly huge for a gigantic feast or whole chicken.

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Char-Broil Bistro Electric Grill

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Quick Information:

  • Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 25.2 x 38.2 inches
  • Item Weight: 45.1 pounds
  • Manufacturer: Char-Broil
  • ASIN: B002DM1Z5C
  • Item model number: 16601578
  • Brand: Char-Broil
  • Material: Alloy Steel
  • Color: Red


Area of the product

320 square creeps of barbecuing surface region or 8 to 12 cheeseburger limit.

TRU-Infrared cooking system

Electric TRU-Infrared cooking framework permits you to prepare your food uniformly with less eruptions – juicier food, like clockwork. All Char-Broil TRU-Infrared barbecues produce at least 65% infrared intensity.

Which is equally spread across the whole preparing surface to prepare food – – without drying – – at temperatures that reach from stew to singe.

Porcelain coating

Porcelain-covered premium cooking grates are rust proof and simple to-clean. The Patio Bistro has a 240 square inch porcelain-covered essential cooking surface and a 80 square inch raised optional cooking surface.

Its 320 square creeps of all out barbecuing surface, huge enough to oblige 8 to 12 cheeseburgers. It includes a temperature check on top of the hood for initially observing of the barbecue’s temperature, a cool-contact handle, simple to-clean porcelain-covered barbecue body, and a stockpiling mesh to keep your devices not far off.

Modern Design

Smaller and trendy plan with wheels to move around your lawn or porch without any problem.

Free of Charcoal and Gas

Incredible choice in the event that you can’t utilize gas or charcoal and have a little impression. Dissimilar to conventional gas barbecues that utilization convective intensity (hot air) to prepare food, Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared barbecues limit the hot wind stream and utilize regular, brilliant intensity to prepare food straightforwardly without drying.

While convective intensity annihilates food’s dampness obstruction, infrared intensity enters it without drying and secures in regular squeezes and flavors. Roast Broil’s TRU-Infrared cooking framework practically disposes of eruptions while delivering extremely even intensity (no hot or cold spots).

User Manual

General Safety Measures

  1. Try not to contact hot surfaces with unprotected hands. Use handles and handles accommodated activity.
  2. Never leave barbecue unattended when ON.
  3. Get kids far from barbecue both when hot and cold.
  4. Utilize long grill utensils for cooking.
  5. Permit barbecue to cool prior to moving, cleaning, or putting away.
  6. Keep barbecue 24″ (2 feet) away from dividers and rails.
  7. For open air family utilize as it were. Try not to utilize inside or for business cooking.
  8. Try not to utilize or store gas, lamp fuel, or other combustible fluids inside 20 feet of this barbecue when being used.
  9. Store barbecue in weather conditions safeguarded region or under barbecue cover when not being used.
  10. Utilize just frill connections suggested by maker.
  11. It is the obligation of the constructing agent/proprietor to collect, introduce and keep up with barbecue. Try not to contact hot surfaces with unprotected hands. Use handles and handles accommodated activity.

Use and Care of Your Grill

Before first use of grill:

  • Remove all packaging and sale labels from the grill. Do not use sharp tools to remove stickers.
  • Wash cooking grate with warm soapy water, rinse and dry thoroughly.

Before each use of grill:

  • Use grill only on a firm and level surface to prevent tipping over.
  • To prevent household circuit breakers from tripping, keep electric controller dry and do not use other electrical products on the same circuit.
  • Check grease tray to make sure it is empty and is mounted under the drain hole.
  • For stick-free cooking, apply a thorough coating of vegetable oil or vegetable oil based spray to the cooking grate.

Turn grill on:

  • Ensure electrical controller is turned fully counterclockwise to the off position.
  • Plug power supply cord into a properly grounded, GFI protected outlet. If extension cord must be used refer to “Extension Cord Use and Safety”.
  • Turn knob clockwise, Indicator light should come on.

Preheating the grill:

  • Keep lid closed.
  • Preheat for searing, 15-20 minutes with controller set to 5 HIGH.


  • For best results, cook with the lid closed to hold in heat and provide complete cooking.
  • Temperature gauge on the lid indicates approximate cooking temperature inside the grill.
  • Controller setting for various foods are dependent upon outdoor conditions and personal cooking preferences.

Turn grill off:

  • Turn controller knob fully counterclockwise to OFF position.
  • Unplug cord from outlet.

Cleaning electrical controller and heating element bracket:

  • Clean controller case by wiping with a damp cloth using a mild detergent or hot soapy water.
  • It is not necessary to clean the heating element. However, the element bracket may be cleaned with a damp cloth using a mild detergent or hot soapy water.
  • Dry electrical controller and heating element before use.

Controlling grease fires:

To aid in controlling grease fires use the following precautions:

  • Keep grill free from grease; chance of fire is greatly increased by grease buildup.
  • Trim excess fat off meat and use fewer fatty cuts of meat to reduce chance of grease fires.
  • If flare-up occurs during cooking reduce controller setting and close lid.
  • If flare-up continues turn controller to OFF position and unplug the power cord.
  • Clean the porcelain bowl under the heating element at least once a season, more often with heavy use.

Cleaning your grill:

Excess buildup of burned grease and food particles will reduce the grill’s cooking performance. To obtain optimum performance.

  • Clean the porcelain bowl and frame at least once a season, more often with heavy use.
  • Best results are obtained by brushing particle buildup downward and through drain hole in bottom of grill.
  • Using a mild detergent or hot soapy water, moderately scrub surface of the lower porcelain bowl with a plastic or brass bristle brush.
  • Clean cooking grates regularly with warm soapy water or a baking soda and water solution. Use non-abrasive scouring powder for stubborn stains.
  • Clean porcelain lid and body with a non-abrasive cleaner.

Storing your grill:

  • Clean cooking grate.
  • Store grill in weather-protected area or under grill cover when not in use.

Final Thought

This is the means by which real economical food is made. The Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Patio Bistro Electric Grill and Panini warm-up quicker to convey hot, delightful food that is progressed.

Cleanup is in much the same way as speedy on account of the dishwasher-safe removable plates. They go with the Char-Broil nonstick concealing that holds through cooking and cleaning, something similar. This is the high need grill for couples or little families who need basic, delightful suppers.


Does it fold up?

No, it does not fold up.

Is it nonstick surface grill?

No, like all grills. use grill spray for nonstick.

How long is the electric cord?

3 feet running from the back of the unit to an outlet. There is approx. 2′ 6″ of cord running under the unit to the back.

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