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4-in-1 GRILL/GRIDDLE
PARRILLA/PLANCHA 4 en 1
Model Number/Número de modelo: 169148
UPC Number/Número de UPC: 681131691482
Customer Assistance/Servicio al cliente
1 877 207 0923 (US)
1 877 556 0973 (Canada)
Thank you for purchasing your 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle.
In keeping with GE ecomagination traditions, please recycle the packaging material,
and donate any unused appliances to the less fortunate.
Gracias por comprar un aparato Parrilla/Plancha 4 en 1.
Para mantenerse dentro de la iniciativa de ecoimaginación de GE, considere por
favor la opción de reciclar el material del empaque y donar los aparatos que ya
no usa.
To read more about GE’s ecomagination commitment visit:
Para leer más sobre el compromiso de ecoimaginación de GE, visite:
ge.ecomagination.com
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
• READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS.
• Do not touch hot surfaces; use handles or knobs.
• To protect against fire, electric shock, and injury to persons, DO NOT IMMERSE CORD,
PLUG, OR UNIT in water or other liquids.
• Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children.
• Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting
on or taking off parts, and before cleaning appliance.
• Do not operate appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance
malfunctions or has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Call our toll-free
customer assistance number for information on examination, repair, or adjustment.
• The use of accessory attachments not recommended and may result in fire, electrical
shock, or risk of injury to persons.
• Do not use outdoors.
• Do not place on or near hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven.
• Unplug the unit when finished using.
• Do not use appliance for anything other than its intended use.
• Extreme caution must be exercised when moving an appliance containing hot oil or
other hot liquids.
• To disconnect, turn control to OFF setting then remove the plug from wall outlet.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!
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This appliance is for HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY. It may be plugged into an AC electrical
outlet (ordinary household current). Do not use any other electrical outlet.
DO NOT OPERATE APPLIANCE IF THE LINE CORD SHOWS ANY DAMAGE, OR IF
APPLIANCE WORKS INTERMITTENTLY OR STOPS WORKING ENTIRELY.
EXTENSION CORDS
A short power-supply cord (or detachable power-supply cord) is provided to reduce the risk
resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Longer detachable
power-supply cords or extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in
their use. If a longer detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used,
1) The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should be at least as
great as the electrical rating of the appliance, and
2) The cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop
where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over unintentionally.
NOTE ON THE PLUG
The appliance requires a three-prong plug that has a ground pin. This pin grounds the
appliance to protect from the danger of electrical shock hazards. This pin should never
been snipped off to fit into a two-prong outlet. Altering the plug can cause damage to the
appliance, the outlet and increases the risk of fire or electrical shock. These plugs require
a grounded wall outlet.
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance must be grounded while in use.
CAUTION: To ensure continued protection against risk of electric shock, connect to
properly ground outlets only.
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS – US ONLY
The appliance has a plug that looks like Figure A. An adaptor, as shown in Figure B, should
be used for connecting a 3-prong grounding plug to a 2-wire receptacle. The grounding
tab, which extends from the adaptor, must be connected to a permanent ground such as
a properly grounded receptacle as shown in Figure C, using a metal screw.
Circuit
grounding
conductor
connected
properly
Adapter
Metal
mounting
screw
Grounding prong
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Cover of outlet box
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INTRODUCTION
The 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle can be used as a Panini press, contact grill, and opened surface grill
or griddle. This product is designed for easy cleaning; the plates are dishwasher safe, drip
pans are included, as well as a scraping tool for minimum cleaning effort.
BEFORE USING YOUR 4-in-1 GRILL/GRIDDLE
Be sure that all packaging material (such as any labels or stickers) have been removed from
the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle before cleaning or usage. Check to make sure that you have
removed all of the parts of your 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle before you throw away the packaging.
Please note that the shipping process may have left dust on your 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle, be
sure to clean off all dust with a damp cloth. Clean the cooking plates, drip pans and
scraping tool as well.
KNOW YOUR 4-IN-1 GRILL/GRIDDLE
The Base and Cover of the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle are made of stainless steel and includes a
self-adjusting cover. The panini-style handle is a sturdy cast metal that helps to adjust the
cover for grilling different thicknesses of foods.
The grill plates are great for grilling meats and patties, as well as vegetables. The griddle
plates are perfect to prepare fluffy pancakes, crispy bacon or to sear fish and seafood. The
removable cooking plates are nonstick and dishwasher safe, making clean up easy. The
plate release allows you to remove the cooking plates. The hinge release lets the cover lie
back to cook in the flat position.
The controls on your 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle indicate: “power on” and “ready to cook”. The
Grill/Panini function has a grilling range from “warm to sear”, and the Griddle function has a
temperature range from 200°F to 450°F. The drip cups that come with your 4-in-1
Grill/Griddle collect grease and are dishwasher safe. The scraping tool will help with
clean up after cooking.
Handle
Ribbed grill plates
Hinge release lever
Hinge
Release button for changing
plates
Selector dials
Griddle unit base
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Drip cups
Scraping tool
Flat grill plates
Ribbed grill plates
USING YOUR 4-IN-1 GRILL/GRIDDLE
It is important to place your 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle on a clean and flat surface when using it
in any of the three cooking positions.
The three cooking positions are as follows:
1. Panini Press / Contact Grill – The 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle is in the Closed Position :
the upper plate/cover rests flat on the lower plate/base. This is your starting and
heating position when using as a contact grill or panini press.
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2. Open Grill or Griddle to Flat Position: This is when the upper and lower plates are
even with each other, lining up to create one large cooking surface. The 4-in-1
Grill/Griddle stays in this position when used as an open grill or griddle. To place the
4-n-1 Grill/Griddle to this position, locate the hinge release lever on the right arm. Use
your right hand to slide the lever towards you to unlock position while firmly holding
the handle with your left hand. Push the handle back until the cover rests flat on the
counter. To reset the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle into its closed position, lift the cover off the
table while sliding the hinge release lever to the unlock position and close the cover. If
the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle is already in the open position and you wish to place it into the
flat position, lift the handle slightly while sliding the hinge release lever to the unlock
position. Push the handle back until the cover rests in the flat position.
NOTE: Moving the handle slightly while sliding the hinge release lever will help to
adjust the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle cover.
3. Panini Press/Contact Grill - Open Position: When the upper plate/cover is open, food
can be added and removed. To set the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle to this position, simply lift
the upper plate/cover by the handle until you feel it come to a locked position. The
cover will stay in the upright position until you lower the handle for cooking.
When the handle is lowered while the hinge release lever is in the unlocked position,
the upper cover will release and pivot to lie flat on top of the food. This allows you to
cook your food evenly from both top and bottom. When you lift the handle to open
the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle after cooking, the cover will remain in the horizontal position,
parallel to the lower base. In order to lock the cover back into the upright position, you
must close the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle completely (without any food in place).
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4. Placement Drip Cups:
You only require one drip cup if you want use the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle as a contact grill
or panini press. Rest the cup underneath the grease spout during the cooking
procedure. Food grease will run off the plates through the grease spout and flow into
the drip cup. Make sure to safety dispose of leftover grease of after cooking. Also, note
that the drip cups are dishwasher safe. You must use both drip cups if you want to use
the appliance as an open grill or griddle. In this condition, make sure to put the drip
cups at either end of the unit directly underneath the outflow spouts.
5. Cooking Plate Insertion:
Put the Grill Griddle into the Flat Position
(see diagram) making sure the controls are
Hinge
release lever
facing front. Insert the plates one at a time.
Please note that each plate precisely fits
the cover or the base of the 4-in-1
Grill/Griddle, and are differentiated by the
words “lower” or “upper” stamped on each
plate. Grab the lower plate, making sure
the cutouts for the heating element are
facing downward. Please note, the drip
spout should be on the front right-hand corner of the plate if you are facing the 4-in-1
Grill/Griddle. Find the metal brackets at the center of the housing unit and angle the
back end of the plates so they are parallel with the cutouts on the back of the plates.
Then slip the plate underneath the brackets and push down on the front end of the
plate until it snaps into place.
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Turn the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle to the opposite side and put in the matching grill or griddle
plate into the upper housing unit repeating the same process as with the plate.
6. Cooking plates removal:
Put the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle into the Flat
Position (see instruction #2). Find the plate
release buttons located on the
side of the appliance. To eject the plate
from the base, press firmly on the
buttons. Then grab the plate with both
hands and remove it from under the
metal brackets lifting it out of the base.
Use the same procedure to remove
the second cooking plate by pressing on
the other plate release button.
HOW TO USE YOUR 4-IN-1
GRILL/GRIDDLE
1. After you have correctly assembled the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle and you are ready to
start cooking. Use the selector on the left side for the griddle function, or, on the
right for the grill/panini function to select the desired temperature. A blue indicator
light illuminates to indicate that the power is on when the knob is turned
to either function.
2. Make sure to turn the Grill control to the preferred setting for cooking if you want to
use the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle as a contact grill, panini press or open grill. The settings
range from warm (150°F) - sear (450°F).
Make sure you turn the Griddle control to the preferred temperature when using the
4-in-1 Grill/Griddle as a Griddle. The appliance temperature settings range from
200°F - 450°F.
3. You can choose to use the bottom plate only if you want to use the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle
as a grill or griddle. The appliance can take as much as 10 minutes to reach its
operating temperature, depending on the temperature level you choose. A green
indicator light illuminates when the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle is ready for cooking. The light
goes on and off during operation as the appliance temperature is regulated by a
thermostat. This condition is normal.
4. The temperature controls, sets, and sustains the cooking surface temperature. You
can change the setting at any time during the cooking process depending on the
type of food being cooked.
5. Use caution when handling the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle during cooking as the appliance
gets very hot during use. Grab the black plastic area of the handle to open the 4-in-1
Grill/Griddle as this part of the handle stays cool during cooking.
Do not touch the arms during or immediately after cooking as they may be very hot!
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CAUTION: The cover gets very hot and should not be touched during or immediately after
cooking. Use oven mitts if you need to adjust the cover during the cooking procedure. The
lower housing unit is made of plastic, and also gets very warm during cooking.Allow 30
minutes to pass before you handle the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle.
NOTE: The 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle may emit a slight odor or give off smoke during first use.
This is a normal by product of appliances with nonstick surfaces. The 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle is
equipped with a cleaning and scraping tool that can be used to clean the grill and griddle
plates after you have finished using it. Using the cleaning tool on hot surfaces will melt
the plastic tools.
MAINTENANCE
1. Scrape excess food buildup through the grease channel and drip cups between
uses. Then wipe off any residue with a paper towel before proceeding with
next usage.
2. Never use metal utensils as they will scratch the nonstick grill plate. Use only
wooden or heat proof plastic utensils, and never leave plastic utensils (this includes
the provided cleaning tool) in contact with the hot grill plate.
CLEANING
CAUTION: MAKE SURE THE APPLIANCE IS TURNED OFF, POWER CORD IS UNPLUGGED
FROM THE WALL OUTLET AND HAS COMPLETELY COOLED BEFORE CLEANING.
1. Allow 30 minutes to pass and then remove the plates from the appliance by pressing
the plate release buttons. You can wash the cooking plates in the dishwasher,
however, do not use metallic objects such as knives, forks or scouring pads to clean
the plates as you will damage the nonstick coating.
2. Use the provided cleaning and scraping tool to remove unwanted materials from the
cooking plate. You can wash the scraping tool and the drip cups either by hand or in
the dishwasher. Also, dispose of grease from the drip cups. Make sure to safely
dispose of grease from the drip cups before you clean them.
3. It is recommended that you use lemon juice to clean the plates if you have been
cooking seafood in order to prevent flavors from getting passed on to the
next recipe.
4. Use a clean, soft, dry cloth to wipe the appliance and control knobs. Use a damp
cloth for tougher stains. Never use abrasive cleaners or coarse cleaning pads.
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STORAGE
After properly cleaning the unit, make sure the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle is in a cool and dry
condition. Keep the cooking plates in the 4-in-1 Grill/Griddle when not in use. Also, you
can keep the unused set of cooking plates, drip cups, and scraping tool in a drawer or
cabinet when not in use. Wrap the power cord to the back of the base for easy storage.
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