OptiGrill+ XL GC722D40 Health Grill - Stainless Steel / 2000WOur largest intelligent grill that indicates when your meat is rare, medium or well-done!
Superb grilling results, from rare to well-done!
Colour-coded cooking level indicator: for perfect grilling results, the OptiGrill XL 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 XL does the thinking for you by identifying the thickness of your meat and adjusting the cooking time and temperature accordingly.
Nine automatic cooking programmes – Red Meat, Burger, Poultry, Bacon, Sausage, Fish, Sandwich, Seafood and Pork – achieve delicious results every time.
800cm₂ cooking surface provides 33% more grilling space than OptiGrill+, enough to feed six to eight people.
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 cooking level indicator for perfect grilling results
Meet OptiGrill+ XL, Tefal’s ultimate innovation in healthy cooking. Like OptiGrill+, OptiGrill XL has Automatic Sensor Cooking technology that identifies the thickness of your meat and adjusts the cooking time and temperature accordingly. Under and overcooked meat is a thing of the past with the OptiGrill XL, thanks to a colour-coded cooking level indicator that works with the sensor to monitor cooking progress and alerts you when your meat is rare, medium or well-done.As well as the six automatic cooking programmes found on OptiGrill+ (Red Meat, Burger, Poultry, Bacon, Sausage and Fish), OptiGrill XL has three additional cooking programmes (Sandwich, Seafood and Pork) for endless grilling options.
As well as the additional programmes, OptiGrill XL has an 800cm₂ cooking surface (33% more grilling space) - enough to feed six to eight people! 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 XL 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!
Cooking level indicator
The Cooking level indicator alerts you when food is rare, medium or well done.
9 cooking programmes
For different types of food: Red meat, Burger, Poultry, Bacon, Sausage, Fish, Seafood, Sandwich, Pork.
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 for the size and thickness of any food type within the given programs.
Non-stick die-cast aluminum plates and drip tray are dishwasher safe.
High performance: die-cast aluminum plates
High-performance die-cast aluminum plates with PTFE coating for an easy cleaning.
Large cooking surface (800 cm⊃2;)
For 6 to 8 servings: 33% larger cooking surface versus OptiGrill and OptiGrill+ Dimensions: 40 x 20 cm
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.
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.
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.