User Guide:
For product questions contact:
Sunbeam Consumer Service
USA : 1.800.334.0759
Canada : 1.800.667.8623
©2015 Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing business as
Jarden Consumer Solutions. All rights reserved.
Distributed by Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing business as
Jarden Consumer Solutions, Boca Raton, Florida 33431.
How to use
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When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
2. Verify that the voltage in your home corresponds to that of your appliance.
3. DO NOT touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
4. To protect against electrical shock do not immerse the cord, plug, temperature
controller or the appliance in water or other liquid.
5. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children.
6. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow to cool before putting
on or taking off parts and before cleaning the appliance.
7. DO NOT operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the appliance
malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Return the appliance to the
nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair, or adjustment.
8. Do not use outdoors or for commercial purposes.
9. The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer
may result in fire, electric shock or cause injury.
10.DO NOT let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter, or touch hot surfaces.
11.DO NOT place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven.
12.DO NOT use the appliance for other than intended use.
13.Do not intend to operate by means of an external timer or separate remote-control
14.Extreme caution must be exercised when moving an appliance containing hot oil or
other hot liquids
15.Do not use on plastic or synthetic tablecloths or any unstable place or near flammable
goods including curtains, draperies, walls, and the like, as fire may occur.
16.Never impact this unit or drop from high place.
17.DO NOT touch the plate surface while in use or before cooling down, even when the
power is switched to the “OFF” position.
18.DO NOT touch the stainless steel cover during use. HOT SURFACE!
19.To disconnect, turn temperature control to MIN setting and unplug cord from outlet.
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This appliance has a polarized plug, (one blade is wider than
the other). As a safety feature to reduce the risk of electrical
shock, this plug is intended to fit in a polarized outlet only
one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the
plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do
not attempt to defeat this safety feature or modify the plug in any way. If the plug fits loosely
into the AC outlet or if the AC outlet feels warm do not use that outlet.
A short 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 long detachable power-supply cord or extension cord is used, the electrical
rating of the cord or extension cord must be at least as great as the electrical
rating of the appliance. The extension 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.
Thank you for purchasing the OSTER® Panini Maker &
Grill. Before you use this product for the first time, please take a
few moments to read these instructions and keep it for reference.
Pay particular attention to the Safety Instructions provided. Please
review the product service and warranty statements. Please do not
return to the place of purchase. To learn more about Oster® products,
please visit us at or call us at 1-800-334-0759.
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Congratulations on your purchase of a Titanium Infused
DuraCeramic™ appliance!
This appliance features a Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™ non-stick
natural ceramic coating which is 4X more durable than other
non-stick coatings. This means there’s no flaking or peeling off to
worry about. Furthermore, the ultra-durable ceramic coating cooks
faster than other non-stick coatings, saving time and energy. The
natural Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™ non-stick coating also offers
greater health and benefits as it’s free of PTFE and PFOA. 4X More
Durable – Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™!
1. Handle
2. Upper Housing
3. Grill/Griddle Release
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4. Upper Non-stick Plate
5. Bottom Non-stick Plate
6. Ready to Cook Light (Green)
7. Power Light (Red)
8. Temperature Control
9. Bottom Housing
10. Drip cups & cleaning tool
11. Foot Extenders
Before using the appliance for the first time, remove and peel
off any promotional materials and packaging materials, and
check that the cooking plates are clean and free of dust.
• Clean the grill and the accessories (See “Cleaning and care”).
It is recommended to heat up the grill for about 10 minutes
without any food in order to eliminate any grease that may
have adhered during the manufacturing process.
• Ventilate the room during this period. When your Panini/Grill
is heated for the first time, it may emit slight smoke or odor.
This is normal with many heating appliances. This does not
affect the safety of your appliance.
NOTE: Ensure that the cord is kept well away from the cooking
surfaces at all times while in use or when the unit is hot.
• With the thermostat set to “Min”, plug the appliance in. The
red light will light up.
NOTE: Green pilot light may turn on and off during cooking. This
indicates that the thermostat is maintaining the proper cooking
temperature to grill to perfection.
• Position the fat collecting tray near the spout on the left side
of the appliance.
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To Use as a Contact Grill
Use the Panini/Grill as a contact grill to cook burgers, boneless
pieces of meat and thin cuts of meat and vegetables.
• Set the Panini/Grill Temperature Control to your desired
setting. At first, try a setting near the “max” setting. You may
later adjust it lower or higher according to your preference.
• Prepare the burgers, boneless pieces of meat and thin cuts
of meat or other foods as directed and place it onto the
bottom cooking plate.
• Close the top cooking plate which has a floating hinge that
is designed to evenly press down on the food. The top plate
must be fully lowered to achieve Grill marks on the selected
• When the food is cooked use the handle to open the lid.
Remove the food with the help of a heat-resistant plastic or
wooden spatula.
NOTE: The ribs on the grill plates combined with the grease
spout at the corner of the plate allow the grease to drip from
the meat and drain off the plates.
Cooking with less fat
• If you want to cook with less
fat, you can get rid of the
excess cooking fat by using the
slanted feet at the back of the
appliance. Simply grasp the
foot extenders located on the 2
back legs of the unit and pivot
Figure 1
them out toward the back of
unit. This will provide the
contact grid with a slope that
will help channel the extra fat near the front edge of the
cooking plate, and towards the fat collecting tray. (See
Figure 1)
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To Use as a Panini Press
Use the Panini/Grill as a Panini Press to grill sandwiches, breads
and quesadillas.
• Set the Panini/Grill Temperature Control to your desired
setting. At first, try a medium setting (temperature setting
midway between MIN and MAX). You may later adjust it
lower or higher according to your preference.
• Prepare the sandwiches and place them onto the bottom
cooking plate. Always place the sandwiches towards the
rear of the bottom cooking plate first.
• Close the top cooking plate, which has a floating hinge that
is designed to evenly press down on the sandwich. The top
plate must be fully lowered to cook sandwiches.
• Cook for about 3 to 6 minutes or until golden brown,
adjusting the time to suit your own individual taste.
• When the sandwich is cooked, use the handle to open the
lid. Remove the sandwich with the help of a heat-resistant
• To ensure proper and uniform grilling, when cooking more
than one food item in the grill, it is important for the
thickness of all food items to be consistent, so that the cover
will close evenly on the food.
To Use as an Open grill or a griddle
Use the Panini/Grill as an open grill to cook burgers, steak,
poultry (we do not recommend cooking chicken parts with
bones, since they would not cook evenly on an open grill), fish
and vegetables.
NOTE: First make sure the foot extenders are not in the
extended position.
• Put the grill on a clean flat surface where you intend to cook
in the flat position.
• With your left hand on the handle, use your right hand to
slide the grill/griddle release switch toward you, towards the
handle (See Figure 2). Push the handle back until the cover
rests flat on the counter. The unit will stay in this position until
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you lift the handle and cover to
return it to the closed position.
• The upper plate/cover is now
level with lower plate/base. The
upper and lower plates line up to
create one large cooking surface.
• Cooking on the open grill is the
most versatile method of using
the Panini/Grill. In the open
Figure 2
position, you have double the
surface area for grilling.
• You can use 2 fat collecting trays
in this configuration, one per plate.
NOTE: When using in the open grill position it is important to
make sure that the upper and lower plates are both in the level
position before plugging in and turning on the unit. If the upper
plate does not sit completely flat, carefully hold the bottom
plate with one hand and push down on the outer portion of the
upper plate until the upper and lower plates line up to create
one large cooking surface (See Figure 3).
• Plug in the unit and set to the desired temperature. You are
now ready to start grilling.
Figure 3
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• Frozen food should always be thawed before it is grilled.
• To grill meat, put the thermostat in its maximum position and
preheat the grill. For other ingredients, choose the temperature
Your Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™ Panini Maker
should be cleaned after every use.
• Put in “MIN” position, pull the plug from the power socket and
let the appliance cool down before cleaning it.
NOTE: To protect the Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™ coating,
do not run cold water over cooking surface immediately after
• Clean the grill plates with a damp cloth, sponge or paper
• Do not use anything abrasive that can scratch or damage the
non-stick coating.
• Do not use hard, sharp utensils. If the grill plates are very dirty,
use mild soapy water. Rinse with hot water on a sponge or
towel and dry the plates carefully.
• To clean the housing, use a damp cloth, if necessary with some
mild soapy water.
• Make sure no water or other liquid penetrates into the appliance.
• DO NOT place in the dishwasher.
• NEVER clean or rinse the appliance under running water.
• DO NOT immerse in liquids.
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For proper care of your Titanium Infused DuraCeramic™
coated panini maker, follow the following steps if suborn
stains appear:
1. Sprinkle some baking soda on the stained area.
2.Add enough water to moisten the baking soda, making a
paste like texture.
3.Let sit for a few minutes (for tougher stains let sit up to an
4.Lightly scrub with a plastic scouring pad or damp cloth and
dry thoroughly.
5. Repeat if necessary.
Should any stubborn stains appear, they will not affect the
performance and non-stick quality of the Titanium Infused
DuraCeramic™ coating.
• Always unplug the Panini/Grill before storage.
• Always make sure the Panini/Grill is cool and dry before storing.
• The power cord can be wrapped around the bottom of base for
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1 Year Limited Warranty
Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing business as Jarden Consumer Solutions or if
in Canada, Sunbeam Corporation (Canada) Limited doing business as Jarden
Consumer Solutions (collectively “JCS”) warrants that for a period of one year
from the date of purchase, this product will be free from defects in material
and workmanship. JCS, at its option, will repair or replace this product or
any component of the product found to be defective during the warranty
period. Replacement will be made with a new or remanufactured product or
component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be made
with a similar product of equal or greater value. This is your exclusive warranty.
Do NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical functions on
this product. Doing so will void this warranty.
consequential or similar damages or loss of profits, or for any breach of contract,
fundamental or otherwise, or for any claim brought against purchaser by any
other party.
This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser from the date of initial
retail purchase and is not transferable. Keep the original sales receipt. Proof
of purchase is required to obtain warranty performance. JCS dealers, service
centers, or retail stores selling JCS products do not have the right to alter,
modify or any way change the terms and conditions of this warranty.
In the U.S.A.
This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting from
any of the following: negligent use or misuse of the product, use on improper
voltage or current, use contrary to the operating instructions, disassembly,
repair or alteration by anyone other than JCS or an authorized JCS service
center. Further, the warranty does not cover: Acts of God, such as fire, flood,
hurricanes and tornadoes.
What are the limits on JCS’s Liability?
JCS shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages caused by
the breach of any express, implied or statutory warranty or condition.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, any implied warranty or
condition of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose is limited in
duration to the duration of the above warranty.
Some provinces, states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation
of incidental or consequential damages or limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights that vary from province to province, state to state or jurisdiction to
How to Obtain Warranty Service
If you have any question regarding this warranty or would like to obtain
warranty service, please call 1-800-334-0759 and a convenient service center
address will be provided to you.
In Canada
If you have any question regarding this warranty or would like to obtain
warranty service, please call 1-800-667-8623 and a convenient service center
address will be provided to you.
In the U.S.A., this warranty is offered by Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing business as
Jarden Consumer Solutions located in Boca Raton, Florida 33431. In Canada, this
warranty is offered by Sunbeam Corporation (Canada) Limited doing business as
Jarden Consumer Solutions, located at 20 B Hereford Street, Brampton, Ontario
L6Y 0M1. If you have any other problem or claim in connection with this product,
please write our Consumer Service Department.
JCS disclaims all other warranties, conditions or representations, express,
implied, statutory or otherwise.
JCS shall not be liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the purchase,
use or misuse of, or inability to use the product including incidental, special,
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