Tefal OptiGrill

OptiGrill Perfect grilling results from rare to well-done
  • Smart automatic grill that adapts the cooking time to the thickness of the ingredients and indicates the precise cooking level from rare to well done.

Reference : GC702D01

OptiGrill for optimal cooking!

Meet OptiGrill, our ultimate innovation. Its "Automatic Sensor Cooking" technology immediately detects the number of items placed on the grill and their thickness, and adjusts the temperature and cooking time automatically.  An indicator light allows you to monitor your cooking 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.

OptiGrill™ by Tefal®, for successful grilling all year round to satisfy all your friends and family every time!
  • 6 cooking programmes (red meat, poultry, fish, sausages, hamburgers and sandwiches/panini or bacon) to automatically adapt the temperature to each type of food and cook it perfectly.
  • 2 cooking modes: one for frozen food, plus a manual mode that lets you cook anything the way you want.
  • 600cm2 cooking surface (capacity 2 to 4 people), with non-stick die-cast aluminium plates.
  • Large juice tray and 7° angled plates to ensure the cooking juices run off.
Essentials

Cooking level indicator

Thickness measurement

Automatic cooking program

Plates and juice tray are dishwasher safe

Recipes

Apple Cheddar Stuffed Sausages

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Maple Mustard Grilled Chicken Thighs

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 15min

Spicy Grilled Vegetable Italian Panini

Difficulty : Medium
Time : 25min

Tilapia with Tomato & Olive Relish

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Lime and Coriander Marinated Flank Steak

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 260min

Buttermilk-Rosemary Marinated Chicken Thighs

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 265min

Four Cheese Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 10min

Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta Salad

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Herb Crusted Lamb Chops

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Wings

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 15min

Prairie Town Whiskey Marinated Steak

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Grilled Club Sandwich with Peameal Bacon

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 15min

Sundried Tomato and Balsamic Tofu Kebabs

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 23min

Chipotle Pineapple Pork Chops

Difficulty : Medium
Time : 25min

Steak and Mushroom Teriyaki Kebobs

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 28min

Apple Cheddar French Toast Sandwich with Ham

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Sweet and Saucy Boneless BBQ 'Ribs'

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 60min

Honey Hoisin Chicken Breasts

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 55min

Italian Meatball Burger

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Beef Tenderloin with Mushrooms & Blue Cheese

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Grilled Crab Cakes

Difficulty : Medium
Time : 95min

Canadian Bacon Cheeseburger

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Greek-Style Chicken Skewers

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Jamaican Jerk Pork Tenderloin

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 55min

Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops with Basil Pesto

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Maple Grilled Root Vegetables

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 20min

Salmon with Cream Sauce

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Herb Parmesan Potatoes

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 25min

Montreal Grilled Steak and Potatoes

Difficulty : Easy
Time : 30min

Features
Automatic cooking system    
Removable plates    
Removable electric resistance    
Removable juice tray    
Dishwasher safe    
Body Stainless steel  
Handle Thermoplastic  
Barbecue position NO  
On/Off Switch    
Pilot light    
Adjustable thermostat    
Vertical storage    
Cord Storage    
Recipes included    

Instructions & Manual
Frequent 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.
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.
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 are not correctly placed on the plate hooks and the sensors cannot detect the food correctly.
To correct this, stop the appliance and allow it cool down and then position the cooking plate properly. Then start the full cooking cycle starting by pressing one of the programmed buttons and then OK.
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