Before using for the first time
In this section, you can find out what you must do before using
your grill to prepare food for the first time. Read the Safety
information section beforehand.
Clean the grill and accessories thoroughly before first use
using lukewarm soapy water.
Grilling with water and lava stones
Fill the grill container with water before each use. The amount
of water depends on whether or not you wish to use lava
stones. The lava stones store the heat of the grill element and
thus ensure intensive radiation of heat and even distribution of
Filling with water and lava stones
Remove the wire rack and fold up the grill heating element.
Take the lava stone container out of the appliance.
Fill water into the grill container.
Grilling with lava stones: 0.7 litres (bottom mark)
Grilling without lava stones: 2.5 litres (top mark)
To grill with lava stones: Remove the lava stones from the
packaging and place them in the lava stone container. Insert
the lava stone container in the appliance.
Fold down the grill heating element, replace the wire rack.
The grill is ready for operation.
Heating the grill
Heat the empty grill for a few minutes at the highest setting.
This will eliminate the new odour. A slight development of
smoke is normal when the grill is used for the first time.
Topping up the water
If there is too little water in the grill container, the overheating
protection switches the appliance off. Therefore, while grilling,
monitor the water level in the grill container and top it up as
Grilling with lava stones: bottom mark
Grilling without lava stones: top mark
Risk of scalding!
If water touches the hot wire grilling rack or grill element during
topping up, hot steam will be generated. Do not reach over the
grill while topping up and do not pour water over the hot