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KitchenAid KFGR270 Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

27" (68.6 cm) and 36" (91.4 cm) outdoor grills


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Installation Instructions and
(Portable and Built-in — non-combustible construction)
27" (68.6 cm)
Portable without
rotisserie shown
Read and save these instructions.
Installer: Leave Installation Instructions with the consumer.
Consumer: Keep Installation Instructions for future reference.
Save Installation Instructions for local electrical inspector's use.
Write the model and serial numbers in space provided below before
installing or using outdoor grill. The numbers are stamped on the
identification label located on the underside of grill drip tray. It is also
located on the model/serial number plate, located on heat shield
behind control panel close to the smoker box.
Model # __________________________
Serial #___________________________
Use and Care Guide
27" (68.6 cm) and 36" (91.4 cm)
Outdoor Grills
27" (68.6 cm)
Built-In with
rotisserie shown
Quick Reference
Table of Contents:
Before you start
Product dimensions
Built-In installation dimensions
Gas supply requirements
Rotisserie electrical requirements
Installation steps – Portable models
8 - 9
Installation steps – Built-In models
Checking/adjusting burners
10 - 12
Use and Care Information
12 - 14
Grilling tips & chart
Rotisserie tips & chart
16 - 17
19 - 20
Requesting Assistance or Service
For the way it's made
Part No. 8285350



Summary of Contents for KitchenAid KFGR270

  • Page 1 Outdoor Grills (Portable and Built-in — non-combustible construction) 27" (68.6 cm) 27" (68.6 cm) Portable without Built-In with rotisserie shown rotisserie shown Models Models KFGR270 KFGN274 KFGR274 KFGN364 KFGR364 Quick Reference Table of Contents: Pages Before you start Product dimensions...
  • Page 2 Before you start... IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Do not install portable or built-in grills 13. When the outdoor cooking gas Your safety and the safety of in or on a recreational vehicle, appliance is not in use, the gas must others are very important.
  • Page 3 Tools and parts The California Safe Drinking Water and WARNING Toxic Enforcement Act requires the needed for Portable Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the State of installations California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn of potential •...
  • Page 4 Clearance to combustible construction for built-in (non-combustible construction) and portable grills: A minimum of 12" (30.5 cm) must be maintained between the grill hood, sides and back and any combustible construction. A 12" (30.5 cm) minimum clearance must also be maintained below the cooking surface and any combustible construction. 26"...
  • Page 5 The qualified L.P. gas technician shall “open” position above sea level. Orifice conversion is provide the L.P. gas supply to the required. Contact KitchenAid Assistance to grill selected grill location in accordance with Center. the National Fuel Gas Code, NFPA 54 •...
  • Page 6 Rotisserie electrical Recommended ground method A grounded 3-prong outdoor outlet requirements grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA 70** or Canadian Electrical Code (C22.1*) — and WARNING local codes and ordinances. 3-prong polarized ground-type outdoor outlet 3-prong ground plug Electrical Shock Hazard ground Plug into a grounded 3-prong outlet.
  • Page 7 Installation warming Instructions — hose/regulator shelf assembly Make gas connections. Portable Outdoor L.P./propane Grill (supplied): The 20 lb. L.P. tank is located in the remove tiedowns WARNING compartment below grill. Remove tank and take to an authorized dealer to be filled.
  • Page 8 Installation Place grill into outdoor enclosure, Open the hood. Instructions — but leave enough room in back to connect to gas supply. Built-In Outdoor For models equipped with rotisserie, remove the rotisserie’s Make gas connections. Grill skewer from the grill. A combination of pipe fittings must be (non-combustible used to connect the grill to the existing...
  • Page 9 Check that burners are not blocked by Low flame adjustment: dirt, debris, insect nests, etc. and clean If flame goes out on the “LO” setting, the as necessary. If they are clean, adjust air low flame setting must be adjusted. shutters as needed.
  • Page 10 If any burners do not light after attempting Doing so can result in death or fire. smoker tray control to manually light them, contact the burner knob control knob KitchenAid Assistance Center. grill burner control knob ignitor battery compartment WARNING IMPORTANT: Light only one burner at a...
  • Page 11 4. Push spit rod through the center of the Manually lighting infrared burner 1. Slide box and chip cover out of smoker food, then slide second rotisserie fork compartment. 1. Remove the manual lighting extension chip cover into position. 2. Remove from inside the drip tray.
  • Page 12 Grill Care • Trim excess fat from meats prior to Mesquite: A light smoke flavor. Best with cooking to prevent flare-ups. fish, poultry or beef. • Make vertical cuts at 2" intervals around Oak: Heavy smoke flavor. Best with beef, Replacing the igniter battery the fat edge of meat to help prevent the lamb or pork.
  • Page 13 Grilling Chart • Knobs have High, Medium and Low setting for flame adjustment. • Heat settings indicated are approximate. • Grilling time based on heating two adjacent burners with food placed on grate between burners (Direct). • Timings are affected by weather conditions. •...
  • Page 14 Cooking Method/ Food Time Special Instructions Burner Setting Chicken Breast DIRECT (170°F) For even cooking, pound to 3/4 inch. Boneless Medium 15-22 minutes total Pieces DIRECT breast (170°F) Start bone side down. 2 to 3 lbs. Med-Low to Medium thigh (180°F) 18-25 minutes total Lamb Chops and Steaks...
  • Page 15 Rotisserie with the smoker and/or the grill. around the tail then around the spit rod, cinching tightly. • To make cleanup easier, place a pan Cooking Tips under the food to catch drippings. 6. Cross the legs on top of spit rod; tie twine around the crossed legs.
  • Page 16 Cleaning Grill grates Interior IMPORTANT: Never use a steel or fiber Discoloration of stainless steel on these General Cleaning scraper on grill grates. parts is to be expected, due to intense heat from the burners. IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure Immediately after you are finished all controls are off and the grill is cool.
  • Page 17 • Wipe excess grease with paper towels. Rotisserie spit rod handle Accessories (On some models) • Use mild detergent, warm water. Rinse and dry thoroughly. Replace tray. • Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleaners Custom Access Door Kits or oven cleaner. available from your dealer.
  • Page 18 K. Deterioration due to normal wear and tear of your gas grill. Notice Regarding All KitchenAid gas grill installations. Access must be provided to the grill’s gas source. Install and operate each gas grill according to instructions provided with product.
  • Page 19 These parts will fit right and work right, because 1-800-442-1111. they are made to the same exacting specifications used to build every new KitchenAid appliance. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at:...
  • Page 20 ATLANTIC PROVINCES 1-800-565-1598 For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Please include a daytime phone number in your KitchenAid Canada with any questions or concerns at: correspondence. Consumer Relations Department KitchenAid Canada 1901 Minnesota Court Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7 Part No.

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