Operating Instructions
CG 20 UK
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Release Button for cooking plates. Push in to release and remove cooking plates.
3. Timer Knob
4. Temperature Knob
5. Fully Open Mode button. Push in to allow the
cover to extend back for cooking in the flat position
6. Power cord
7. Cooking Plates
8. Grill side: perfect for grilling steak, burgers,
chicken and vegetables
9. Griddle side: prepare flawless pancakes, eggs,
bacon and seared scallops
10. Power indicator, to be ON all the time as the unit
is on.
11. Ready indicator, to be ON when preheat is done,
and to indicate when the thermostat is cut off.
12. Drip Tray. Collects grease and removes from
base for easy cleanup (dishwasher safe)
1. Keep all packaging
materials (plastic bags,
polystyrene foam) out 7.
of the reach of children.
2. This
designed for domestic
use only. Use this
device as described in 8.
this manual to avoid
any danger.
3. Connect the grill maker
to a properly grounded
electrical outlet. Do not
let the cord hang over
the edge of table or
counter or let it touch hot
surfaces. To disconnect
the appliance from the
main power, turn the
temperature knob to the
lowest temp. Setting
position and remove
the power plug from the
Do not place the grill
maker on or near the
stove or in the oven.
Do not touch the hot
Take special care when
the appliance is used
by or near children.
Set the temperature
knob to the bottom
side and unplug the
appliance after each use
and before cleaning.
Be extremely careful
when moving the grill
plate / waffle plate when
it contains oil or hot
liquid. Empty the grease
drip tray regularly and
frequently. Do not let
the drip tray fill to more
than half.
9. To clean the grill
maker, carefully wipe
the cooking plate. Do
not wash the unit with
running water. Be wary
of steam if you wipe
the unit with a damp
sponge or cloth while it
is still hot.
Some cleaners can give
off harmful fumes if they
are applied to a hot surface.
10.Disconnect the grill
maker from the main
power after each use
and prior to cleaning.
Allow to cool before
parts and accessories.
11.Keep the appliance out
of the reach of children
after use.
12.After connecting the
grill maker, make sure
that the red indicator
is ON. While when the
pre-heating is done, the
green indicator is ON.
13.This appliance can
be used by children
aged from 8 years and
above and persons
with reduced physical,
sensory or mental
capabilities or lack
of experience and
knowledge if they have
been given supervision
concerning use of the
appliance in a safe way
and understand the
hazards involved.
14.Children shall not play
with the appliance.
15.Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not
be made by children
unless they are older
than 8 and supervised.
Keep the appliance and
its cord out of reach of
children less than 8
16.Never leave the electric
grill on when you
are not cooking & no
17.In order to switch off the
grill, please unplug the
power plug from socket
18.In order to avoid any risk
of electric shock, do not
use the grill maker if the
reversible grill / griddle
plate or waffle plate is
cracked or broken.
19.For your safety, should
the power cord be
damaged, you must
replace it through an
after-sales service or
20.Do not operate the
appliance if the cord
or plug is damaged.
If the appliance is
malfunctioning or if it
has received a sharp
blow, please return it to
the after-sales service.
21.To avoid any risk of
electric shock, do not
immerse the whole unit
nor its cord or plug in
water or in any other
22.This appliance is not
intended for use by
children) with reduced
physical, sensory or
or lack of experience
or knowledge, unless
they are supervised or
instructed by someone
responsible for their
safety regarding the use
of the device. Children
should be supervised to
ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
23.This device is not
intended to be operated
by means of a timer
or by a remote control
24.Never leave a spatula
or tongs on the cooking
plate when it is hot.
intended for an interior
and domestic use.
It must be installed
in accordance with
national wiring rules.
outlet must always
be equipped with a
grounded connection.
If the power supply is
not grounded, do not
connect the device.
If the surface is cracked,
disconnect the device
from the power supply to
avoid any electrical shock.
when the appliance is
28.Please do not touch
the switch next to the
power cord when the
grill is closed cooking.
automatically activate
temperature when the
grill opened up to 180°.
The surfaces are liable
to get hot.
before installing and using your appliance. They have
been written for your own safety as well as the safety
of others.
Griddle / Grill 3 in 1
Thank you for purchasing our product.
In doing so, you have opted for an effective, high
performing appliance.
If the instructions for correct use of this appliance
are not observed, the manufacturer’s liability for any
resulting damage will be excluded.
Operating instructions may describe different models.
Any difference is clearly identified.
Keep this guide with your appliance. If the appliance
is ever sold or transferred to another person, ensure
that the new owner receives this user guide. Please
familiarize yourself with these recommendations
The grill maker is for indoor use only. Place the unit
away from water and do not use it near a swimming
pool or a fountain. Do not expose the unit to rain. Do
not leave the device outside during a thunderstorm.
The unit must be plugged into an electrical outlet.
Place the grill on a flat, stable, strong and heat
resistant surface.
1. Clean the plates with a soft cloth and a mild diluted
detergent. Carefully wipe, and then dry the unit.
2. Connect the grill maker to a grounded electrical
3. Set the thermostat knob to the left side position. Do
not place food on the plate.
The device can emit smoke during its first use.
This is normal.
4. After about 4-5 minutes, turn the appliance off and
let it cool down.
5. Insert the grease collector tray at the back of the
Now you can use the unit.
The Grill Maker is the ultimate kitchen appliance,
offering you waffle baking and five separate cooking
options by the removable reversible grill /griddle
plates. Simply flip the
reversible cooking plates and adjust the hinge to use
as a contact grill, sandwich press, full grill, full griddle,
or half grill/half griddle.
The flat griddle plates are ideal for pancakes
and French toast.
The ribbed grill plates are ideal for steaks,
kebabs and sandwiches.
You can use 2 grill plates together or 2 griddle plates
together or a combination of 1 grill
plate and 1 griddle plate.
To fit the plates:
1. Ensure the product is unplugged.
2. Select the plate you intend to cook with.
3. Lift the handle to open the grill.
4. Use the release button and align the plates into
the housing. Push down the front end of the plate
until it locks into place.
5. Repeat the above step for the second plate.
To remove the plates:
1. Ensure the product is unplugged and is fully
cooled down.
Always allow the appliance to cool for at least 30
minutes before removing the plates.
2. Locate the plate release buttons which can be
found on the right side of the unit
3. Press the upper release button firmly, and the
upper plate will pop up slightly from the base.
Lift the plate up and slide out from under the
brackets in the centre. Repeat by pressing the
lower release button and release lower plate.
4. The plates can be hand washed or cleaned in
the dishwasher after use.
Selecting the cooking position
Once you have fitted the cooking plates you intend to
use, you need to select the cooking
Fully open mode: push the button on handle’s
end and push the handle back, until it is resting
on the countertop and the upper and lower plates are
at the same level.
Half open mode: to adjust the appliance to this
position, simply lift the handle until it comes into
the fully upright position. The unit will
stay in this position until you close the cover or
continue to open it to the fully open position, as
described above.
Closed position: the Griddle and Grill can be
used in the closed position as a contact grill/
sandwich press and it is ideal for quick cooking as the
heat comes from both sides of the plates.
The floating hinge design means that the space
between the top and bottom plate fits to the thickness
of your food.
Slide out drip tray
The fat produced during cooking is drained via a
small recess at the rear of the plates, allowing fat and
grease to drip down into the integrated tray.
1. To insert the drip tray, insert it into the slot on the
rear side of the lower housing.
2. To remove the drip, simply slide the tray out of the
slot. Grease should be disposed after cooking.
The drip tray can be washed in the dishwasher.
Cooking with griddle and grill plates
Once the plates and drip tray are fitted you are ready
to start cooking with the griddle and grill plates.
1. Ensure the unit is plugged into the mains power
2. Select the temperature and time you desired.
The left light will illuminate.
Times to be set for different temperatures are
detailed in this tabe:
level (from 1
to 5)
Time (preheating
Time (preheating
i.e. when the
plates are
already hot)
8-10 min
3-4 min
8-10 min
3-4 min
8-10 min
3-4 min
6-7 min
1-3 min
Eggs (with
6-7 min
2-3 min
6-7 min
1-2 min
Time can vary according to the quantity and thickness
of food.
When they are pre-heated, the plates must be
The right light will illuminate to indicate that the
appliance is ready to start cooking. It will
continue to turn on and off as the thermostat monitors
the temperature. This is normal.
The first time you use the appliance, it may have
a slight odor and may smoke a little. This is
normal and common to appliances with a non-stick
For your safety and to avoid the food will be
accidentally burnt in case of the product has
been left unattended when working, the appliance will
automatically shut off after the time which has been
set on the timer.
According to different kinds of food or room
temperature we suggest to set the timer for a
rare cooking and to extend time after checking the
cooking level.
4. When you have finished cooking, unplug the
power cord.
Before first use and after every use, clean each part
Once you have finished cooking, unplug the power
cord and allow the appliance for at least 30 minutes
before handling.
The drip tray can be cleaned by hand or in the
The cooking plates can be washed by hand or in
the dishwasher. Do not use metallic objects such as
knives when cleaning. This will damage the non-stick
coating. Use wooden or heatproof plastic utensils
If seafood has been cooked, wipe the cooking plate
with lemon juice to prevent seafood flavor transferring
to the next recipe.
The housing base, cover and control knobs can be
wiped clean with a soft, dry cloth.
Never use an abrasive cleaner or harsh pad.
In between recipes, scrape excess food buildup
through the grease channel and into the drip tray,
then wipe off any residue with a paper towel before
proceeding with the next recipe.
Never leave plastic utensils in contact with the hot grill
/ griddle plates.
Make sure all the parts are clean and dry before
Never wrap the cord around the outside of the grill
Never immerse the plug, lead or housing in water or
any other liquid.
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CG 20 UK
11/2015 - ver.1.0
Indesit Company UK Ltd
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