premium craftsmanship. precision cooking.

Introducing 2011 Vermont Castings Signature Series Grills
Premium craftsmanship.
precision cooking.
Make a Statement
with Premium Design
When you fire up a Vermont Castings grill, you’re getting more than just power.
Signature Quality On Every Grill
The Signature FlavorSeal System lets you enjoy more consistent temperatures and
even heat distribution, locking in flavors and juices for amazing results.
You’re getting a premium product designed to deliver precise results and make
every outdoor meal an event. From the latest convenience features to stunning
style, our Signature Series grills have it all. No matter what you’re cooking,
Introducing the signature flavorseal system
you’ll make a statement with a beautiful, new Signature Series grill.
MORE EVEN COOKING
As experts in the field of cast iron, Vermont
Castings delivers the finest quality cast iron,
porcelain-coated grates. Cast iron helps
to redistribute heat to create more even cooking,
consistent temperatures and restaurant-style sear
marks for beautiful presentation. They’re rounded
on one side for cooking juicy foods, like burgers
and steaks, and flat on the other side to easily
remove tender foods like seafood. Plus, the
reversible grates are durable and easy to clean.
convection-style cooking
The exclusive cast iron end caps
and extra deep firebox help maintain
heat to lock in flavors and juices while keeping
food amazingly moist. The smooth surface
simplifies cleanup.
exclusive
prevent flare-ups
For healthy cooking, the signature sear
plates are designed to redirect grease and
juices away from the flames — distributing
heat evenly across the entire cooking surface
for optimal temperature control.
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Sophisticated Performance,
Convenience and Style
MANY WAYS TO GRILL
SEAR IT — For steaks, meats or
Precision Control, Year Round
vegetables, the direct grilling method
The ideal rate of power for the most even grilling is between 95 and 110 BTUs per square inch.
is ideal. The sear plates on Vermont
more control over doneness levels. You’ll be able to cook that medium rare steak to perfection,
The Power to Cook
A Greater Variety
of Foods
even in colder climates.
All of our Signature Series grills deliver
All of our Signature Series grills fall near this range, with the 501 Series delivering an optimal
104 BTUs of power per square inch. So year round, our grills will heat up faster and give you
powerful performance. Our grills offer a BTU
Castings grills are specially designed
to prevent flare-ups.
BAKE IT — For results similar to baking,
use the indirect cooking method, lighting
one side of the grill while placing food on
Safe and Easy Ignition
range of up to 102,500 with the ability to
Available on all our Signature Series grills, the EasyFlame
use four different cooking methods: searing,
Ignition System uses a single source to ignite every burner,
baking, turning (rotisserie) and smoking. That
ensuring that each one lights safely and consistently, avoiding
way, you can achieve the results you want
ignition flare-ups. Unlike most other grills, you can light any
for any kind of food, from seared sirloin to
TURN IT — Seal in juices and flavor
burner the first time for ultimate convenience.
tenderly grilled vegetables.
with rotisserie cooking. Our infrared
Top-Grade Stainless Steel Construction
Enough Room to Grill
36 Burgers At Once**
Made with superior quality 304 True Stainless Steel, our Signature Series grills* resist rust better
than grills made with lower grades of stainless steel. Plus, they offer a sleek, modern look.
the other side. The exclusive cast iron
end caps help maintain the heat for
optimal results.
rotisserie burner offers slow roasting for
convenient, hands-free cooking of roasts,
turkey and more.
With up to a total of 990 square inches of
cooking space on the 501 Series, you can
SMOKE IT — For that unforgettable
fit more at once on this grill! Plus, with that
smoky flavor, use our smoker box and the
much room, you can sear steaks on one side
indirect cooking method to add flavor to
The beautiful LED display brightly illuminates the controls on every Signature Series grill,
of the grill while grilling vegetables at low
fish, steak, ribs, chicken and more!
making it easy to grill at any time of the day or night.
temps on the other side. Perfect for family
Easy-to-see Controls
gatherings or parties!
*Excluding 310 model.
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**Based on approximately 4" diameter patties.
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501
501 Series Built-In
Shown with optional french doors
501 Signature Series
With features you won’t find on competitively
priced models, this five-burner grill offers the
best combination of style, power and value.
You’ll have the versatility to cook everything with
restaurant-style performance. Also available as a
built-in model, you can customize the look to your
own personal taste. Family and friends will love
gathering around this stunning addition to your
outdoor décor.
Featuring:
- Signature FlavorSeal System
- 5 Burners
- Up to 102,500 BTUs
- 990 sq. in. Total Cooking Area
- 104 BTUs per sq. in.
- Rotisserie Burner & Kit
- 304 True Stainless Steel Construction,
including Firebox
- 15,000 BTU Side Burner
- Grill Light
- Condiment Shelves, Side Shelves
and Towel Bars (freestanding model only)
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401
401 Series in Black Enamel
401 Signature Series
Four burners and a total of 69,000 BTUs deliver
power that caters to your every need, whether
you’re serving up burgers for a crowd or a nice
steak dinner for two. Plus, convenience features like
the LED flex light and included rotisserie kit make it
easy to cook anything on the grill day or night.
Featuring:
- Signature FlavorSeal System
- 4 Burners
- Up to 69,000 BTUs
- 753 sq. in. Total Cooking Area
- 110 BTUs per sq. in.
- Rotisserie Burner & Kit
- 304 True Stainless Steel Construction
- Grill Light
- Condiment Shelves, Side Shelves
and Towel Bar
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301 & 310
301 Series Built-In
Shown with optional french doors
310 Series
301 & 310 Signature Series
Our two three-burner models offer the convenience
of our EasyFlame Ignition, LED controls and
powerful performance. Plus, the 301 Series provides
True Stainless Steel construction and convenience
shelves. And, for an extra infusion of style, it’s
available as a built-in model so you can customize
the look to you own personal taste!
301 Featuring:
- Signature FlavorSeal System
- 3 Burners
- Up to 55,500 BTUs
- 673 sq. in. Total Cooking Area
- 92 BTUs per sq. in.
- Rotisserie Burner
- 304 True Stainless Steel Construction
- Condiment Shelves, Side Shelves
and Towel Bar (freestanding model only)
310 Featuring:
301 Series
Rated #1
by a leading
consumer
magazine*
- Signature FlavorSeal System
- 3 Burners
- Up to 40,500 BTUs
- 673 sq. in. Total Cooking Area
*Based on 2010 mid-size grill
category, 300 Series.
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- 92 BTUs per sq. in.
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Choose the perfect Signature Series Grill for you!
Rated #1
by a leading
consumer
magazine*
Model
310
301
Black Enamel
Available Colors
Black Enamel
Stainless Steel
Also available in a built-in style
Performance
Signature FlavorSeal System
Yes
Yes
EasyFlame Ignition System
Yes
Yes
3 (304 True Stainless Steel)
3 (304 True Stainless Steel)
40,500
40,500
—
Yes, 15,000 BTUs
Side Burner
Optional
Optional
Total BTUs
40,500
55,500
673 sq. in.
673 sq. in.
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92
Main Burners
Main BTUs
Rotisserie Burner
Total Cooking Area
BTUs per Sq. In.
Quality and Style
304 True Stainless Steel
Construction
—
Porcelain-coated
Cast Iron Grates
Yes
304 True Stainless Steel
Sear Plates
Yes
Yes
Porcelain enameled steel
Porcelain enameled steel
Rotisserie Kit
Optional
Optional
Grill Light
Optional
Optional
Towel Bars
—
Yes
Condiment Shelves
—
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel,
freestanding model only)
Side Shelves
Yes, painted black
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel,
freestanding model only)
Front Doors
Removable, painted black
French (304 True Stainless Steel
standard with freestanding;
built-in optional)
Smoker Box
Optional
Yes
Firebox Construction
Yes
Yes
BOLD text indicates feature upgrade.
401
Black Enamel
Available Colors
Stainless Steel
*Based on 2010 mid-size grill category, 300 Series.
501
Stainless Steel
Also available in a built-in style
Performance
Signature FlavorSeal System
Yes
Yes
EasyFlame Ignition System
Yes
Yes
4 (304 True Stainless Steel)
5 (304 True Stainless Steel)
54,000
67,500
Main Burners
Main BTUs
Rotisserie Burner
Yes, 15,000 BTUs
Yes, 20,000 BTUs
Side Burner
Optional
Yes, 15,000 BTUs
Total BTUs
69,000
102,500
753 sq. in.
990 sq. in.
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104
304 True Stainless Steel
Construction
Yes
Yes
Porcelain-coated
Cast Iron Grates
Yes
Yes
304 True Stainless Steel
Sear Plates
Yes
Yes
Porcelain enameled steel
304 True Stainless Steel
Rotisserie Kit
Yes
Yes
Grill Light
Yes
Yes
Towel Bars
Yes
Yes
Condiment Shelves
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel)
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel,
freestanding model only)
Side Shelves
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel)
Yes (304 True Stainless Steel,
freestanding model only)
Front Doors
French (304 True Stainless Steel)
French (304 True Stainless Steel
standard with freestanding; built-in
optional)
Smoker Box
Yes
Yes
Total Cooking Area
BTUs per Sq. In.
Quality and Style
Firebox Construction
Convenience
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Model
Convenience
BOLD text indicates feature upgrade.
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Grill Dimensions
Customize With Accessories
Be sure to check out our available accessories. From stovetop burners to searing
burners, you’ll be able to customize your grill to suit your needs.
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15,000 BTU Side Burner
For those who love to cook everything outdoors, this side burner provides
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stove-top cooking right there at the grill. That way, you’ll reduce trips to
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and from the kitchen, enhancing your grilling experience.
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Infrared Sear Burner
This accessory uses infrared radiation to heat and sear meat at high
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temperatures to lock in flavors and juices. That way, you can enjoy
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the versatility of two grilling technologies in one, while also cooking
multiple foods at different temperatures.
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Griddle
Model
310
301
401
501
Breakfast, anyone? The griddle accessory makes it easy
to cook foods like pancakes or bacon.
A. Depth (measured from front to back at top of cart)
24.8"
24.8"
24.8"
24.8"
B. Depth (measured from front of lid to back including handle)
23.9"
23.9"
23.9"
23.9"
C. Depth (measured from front to back at bottom of cart)
23.4"
23.4"
23.4"
23.4"
D. Width (measured from side to side at bottom of cart)
26.4"
26.4"
29.4"
38.4"
E. Depth (measured from front to back of side shelf)
24.6"
24.6"
24.6"
24.6"
F. Side Shelf Width
15.1"
15.1"
15.1"
15.1"
G. Lid Height
13.4"
13.4"
13.4"
13.4"
H. Grill Height (including casters)
49.4"
49.4"
49.4"
49.4"
I. Grill Height (without casters)
47.8"
47.8"
47.8"
47.8"
Rotisserie Kit
Available as an accessory for our 310 and 301 Series, the Rotisserie Kit
includes the rotisserie motor and hexagon rod, specially designed to easily
handle foods like large turkeys. The counter balance on the rotisserie keeps
the rotation consistent to improve cooking performance.
Grill Cover
Model
301 Built-In*
501 Built-In*
Firebox Depth
24"
24"
Firebox Height
9.375"
9.375"
Firebox Width
31.5"
43.5"
Sideburner Depth
18.25"
18.25"
Sideburner Height
10"
10"
Sideburner Width
12.625"
12.625"
Door Height
18.75"
18.75"
Door Width
28.75"
28.75"
For premium protection, this special cover is designed to protect
the grill from the elements, year round. Ventilation allows moisture
to escape, which helps prevent mildew.
4-Piece Tool Set
Made with the same fine craftsmanship as our grills, this tool set
gives you everything you need in one convenient package.
*Built-in dimensions provided are framing dimensions to non-combustible materials.
Please see owner’s manual for exact installation measurements and instructions.
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Your Vermont Castings Dealer:
To avoid personal injury or property damage, the product described by this brochure must be installed, operated
and maintained in strict compliance with the instructions packaged with the product and all applicable building
or fire codes. Contact local building or fire officials about restrictions and installation inspection requirements.
All photographs and drawings on this brochure are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended for, nor
should they be used as a substitute for, the instructions packaged with the unit. Appearance and specifications
of the product are subject to change without notice. © 2010 Monessen Hearth Systems Co. 11042 05/11
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