• This smoker is to be used outdoors only. Do not operate this smoker indoors or in an enclosed area. • Do not use this smoker in the rain or on wet surfaces. Do not immerse cord, plug or electric element in water or other liquids.
• When lifting the dome lid, keep hands, face and body safe from hot steam or possible flame flare-ups. Always lift the dome lid off the smoker by tilting the dome lid toward you to allow hot steam to escape away from your face. Should a flame flare-up occur, replace dome lid and unplug smoker to smother flame.
BEFORE ASSEMBLING OR OPERATING YOUR SMOKER. FOR MISSING PARTS, PLEASE CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-527-0717. Inspect contents of the box to ensure all parts are included and undamaged. Tools required to assemble your Gourmet Electric Smoker and Grill: • Flathead Screwdriver • Pliers...
Attach hinge to inside of smoker body as illustrated. Use 6-32 x 4" screws and nuts to attach hinge to smoker body. NOTE: Attach the hinge so pin is facing out of smoker as illustrated. b. Attach door to hinge using the remaining 6-32 x 4" screws and nuts.
The gap between dome lid and smoker body allows proper air draft. YOUR GOURMET ELECTRIC SMOKER IS NOW COMPLETELY ASSEMBLED. Before first use and after cleaning, apply a light coat of vegetable oil or vegetable cooking spray to the interior surface of the dome lid, smoker body, cooking grills and water pan.
AWAY FROM ROOF OVERHANG OR ANY COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL. NEVER USE ON WOODEN OR OTHER SURFACES THAT COULD BURN. PLACE THE SMOKER AWAY FROM OPEN WINDOWS OR DOORS TO PREVENT SMOKE FROM ENTERING YOUR HOUSE. IN WINDY WEATHER, PLACE THE SMOKER IN AN OUTDOOR AREA THAT READ ALL SAFETY WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE STEPS BEFORE PLUGGING SMOKER INTO ELECTRIC OUTLET.
11. Always use a meat thermometer to ensure food is fully cooked before removing from smoker. 12. After cooking, always unplug the smoker from electric outlet. Allow smoker to cool completely, then follow instructions in the “After-Use Safety and Proper Care & Maintenance” sections of this manual.
OPTION 1: Adding Water Through Top of Smoker 1. Unplug the smoker from electric outlet. 2. Lift the dome lid off the smoker body by tilting the dome lid toward you to allow heat and steam to escape away from your face. Use caution since flames can flare-up when fresh air suddenly comes in contact with fire.
4. Set the top cooking grill on the upper support brackets and place food back on the cooking grill. 5. Place the dome lid on smoker body. Plug smoker back into electric outlet and allow food to continue cooking. OPTION 2: Adding Water Through the Side Door 1.
AFTER-USE SAFETY • There is no ON/OFF control switch. Always turn the smoker “OFF” by unplugging cord from electric outlet when adding water and wood, or when finished cooking. • Always allow the smoker and all components to cool completely before handling.
The Brinkmann Corporation requires reasonable proof of purchase. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you retain your sales receipt or invoice. To obtain repair or replacement of your Gourmet Electric Smoker under the terms of this warranty, please call Customer Service Department at 1-800-527-0717 for a Return Authorization Number and further instructions. A receipt will be required.