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WCAUTION: Never use charcoal that has been pre-treated with lighter
fluid. Use only a high grade plain charcoal, charcoal/wood mixture,
lump charcoal or cooking wood.
1. Make sure all labels, packaging and protective films have been removed from the grill.
2. Remove manufacturing oils before cooking on this grill for the first time, by operating the
grill for at least 15 minutes with the lid closed. This will “heat clean” the internal parts and
WCAUTION: Keep outdoor cooking appliance area clear and free from
combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and
WCAUTION: Check to make sure the air
vents are free of debris and ash before
using the grill.
WCAUTION: Attempting to light the grill
with the lid closed may cause an
WCAUTION: When using a liquid starter,
always check bottom bowl before
lighting. Fluid can collect in the bottom
bowl and could ignite, resulting in a fire.
W CAUTION: Never add lighting fluid to hot
or warm coals as flashback may occur,
causing serious injury or damage to property.
1. Open lid and vents.
2. Make sure bottom bowl is empty.
3. Remove cooking grid.
4. Arrange charcoal briquettes or other fuel on the charcoal grid to the “Fill Line” (Figure 1).
5. Light per instructions on fuel package.
6. Allow fuel time to ash into glowing coals before cooking.
1. Allow charcoal to completely extinguish itself.
WWARNING: Do NOT use water to extinguish. This can be dangerous
and cause damage.
2. Dispose of the ashes in a proper location.
WCAUTION: Do NOT use water on a grease fire. This can cause the
grease to splatter and could result in serious burns, bodily harm or
WCAUTION: Do NOT leave grill unattended while preheating or burning
off food residue. If grill has not been cleaned, a grease fire can occur
that may damage the product.
WWARNING: When cooking, fire extinguishing materials should be
readily accessible. In the event of an oil/grease fire, use a type BC dry
chemical fire extinguisher or smother with dirt, sand or baking soda.
Do NOT attempt to extinguish with water.
Flare-ups are a part of cooking meats on a grill and adds to the unique flavor of grilling.
Excessive flare-ups can over-cook your food and cause a dangerous situation for you
and your grill.
Important: Excessive flare-ups result from the build-up of grease in the bottom of your grill.
If a grease fire occurs, close the lid until the grease burns out. Use caution when opening the lid
as sudden flare-ups may occur.
If excessive flare-ups occur, do NOT pour water onto the flames.
1. Trim excess fat from meats prior to cooking.
2. Cook high fat content meats indirectly.
3. Ensure that your grill is on a hard, level, non-combustible surface.
Insert Warming Rack
Insert Cooking Grid