TEFAL OptiGrill+ GC713D40 Health Grill - 5 portions / 2000W

OptiGrill+ GC713D40 Health Grill - 5 portions / 2000W Intelligent grill that indicates when your meat is perfectly rare, medium or well-done!

Superb grilling results, from rare to well-done!

  • Colour-coded cooking level indicator: for perfect grilling results, the OptiGrill+ monitors progress and alerts you when your meat is rare, medium or well done, allowing you to enjoy your meal just as you like it!
  • Automatic Sensor Cooking technology: the OptiGrill+ does the thinking for you by identifying the thickness of your meat and adjusting the cooking time and temperature accordingly.
  • Six automatic cooking programmes: enjoy deliciously cooked meat every time thanks to pre-set Red Meat, Burger, Poultry, Bacon, Sausage and Fish cooking programmes.
  • Frozen food and manual modes: grill anything from vegetables and potatoes to breads and haloumi with one of four manual modes or conveniently defrost food ahead of cooking.
  • Stylish and functional: its sleek stainless-steel exterior design blends with any kitchen décor, while its die-cast aluminium cooking plates and drip tray are dishwasher safe.

Automatic sensor cooking and a cooking level indicator for perfect grilling results

Meet OptiGrill+, Tefal’s ultimate innovation in healthy cooking. No ordinary grill, OptiGrill+ features smart technology and stylish design features that make mealtimes a breeze. Six pre-set cooking programmes – Red Meat, Burger*, Poultry**, Bacon, Sausage and Fish – allow you to enjoy all your favourite meats perfectly grilled, while Tefal’s Automatic Sensor Cooking technology identifies the thickness of the meat and adjusts the cooking time and temperature accordingly. Under and overcooked meat is a thing of the past with the OptiGrill+, thanks to a colour-coded cooking level indicator that works with the sensor to monitor cooking progress and alerts you when the meat is rare, medium or well done. For perfect mealtime accompaniments or a lunchtime snack, four manual cooking modes allow you to grill everything from potatoes and vegetables to halloumi and paninis. There is even a convenient frozen food mode for when time is of the essence, allowing you to defrost food before cooking. The stainless-steel design of the Tefal OptiGrill+ is both stylish and functional. The exterior can be wiped clean, while the high-performance die-cast aluminium plates and drip tray can be loaded into the dishwasher for ease of cleaning. Mealtimes have never been so delicious or easy!   *Do not cook chicken breasts from frozen. Always thaw completely first. **We advise to cook burgers to well-done for food safety reasons. If you choose to serve rare or medium burgers, there is a risk of bacteria present.
  • Cooking level indicator

    The Cooking level indicator alerts you when food is rare, medium or well done.

  • 6 cooking programmes.

    For different types of food

    Red Meat

  • Temperature control

    The Temperature control 4 manual modes give you complete control to grill vegetables,sandwiches, paninis and more.

  • Automatic sensor cooking

    Automatic thickness measurement: automatically adjusts to the right temperature, according to the size and thickness of any food type within the given programmes.

  • Dishwasher safe

    Cooking plates and drip tray are dishwasher safe.

  • Extra large capacity drip tray.

    Large drip tray and plates, with a 7° angle to ensure cooking juices run neatly into the tray.

  • High performance : die cast alumnium plates

    High performance die cast aluminium plates with PTFE coating for easy cleaning.

Recipes Using This Product
Recipes included    
On/Off Switch    
Handle Thermoplastic  
Body Stainless steel  
Cooking surface dimensions 30 x 20  cm
Plates dimensions 30 x 20  cm
Non-stick coating plates    
Automatic cooking system    
Pilot light    
Ready to cook light    
Removable juice tray    
Cooking programs 6 automatic programmes  
Cooking plates Die cast aluminium grill plates  
Cooking surface 600  
Removable plates    
Power cord length 1.2  m
Adjustable thermostat    
Dishwasher safe - details Removable plates and drip tray  
Dishwasher safe    
Power 2000  
Colours silver  

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.
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.
After following the instructions in the user manual for starting the appliance, make sure that your electrical socket is working by plugging another appliance. If it still does not work, do not try to dismantle or repair the appliance yourself and take it to an approved repair centre.
Do not use your appliance. To avoid any danger, have it replaced by an approved repair centre.
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.
The appliance needs to be repaired.
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.
You started cooking before preheating had finished.
To rectify this: turn off the appliance, remove the food, restart the appliance and then return to the programme selection and wait until preheating has finished before cooking the food.
If the problem persists despite adhering to the advice above: the appliance may need to be repaired.
• 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 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 and 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.
This may be due to improper cleaning of the cooking plates.
We recommend that you pre-wash your cooking plates in the following manner before putting them in the dishwasher to remove any food residue:
- Soak the plates in hot water and degreasing dish soap for about 30 minutes,
- Scrub both sides of the plate with a sponge or a dish brush, hot water and degreasing dish soap,
- Rinse,
- Put in the dishwasher.
Your appliance contains valuable materials which can be recovered or recycled. Leave it at a local civic waste collection point.
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Find more detailed information in the Guarantee section of this website.
There are 4 temperature levels, as shown by the colour indicator:
Green: 110°C (230°F to 257°F)
Yellow: 190°C (356°F to 383°F)
Orange: 225°C (428°F to 455°F)
Red: 270°C (518°F to 545°F)
No as the cooking sensors are not active in manual mode.