Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Stainless Steel Griddler Reviews

Cuisinart GR4N 5-in-1 Stainless Steel Griddler ReviewsGrill on your tabletop with Cuisinart GR4N grill and griddle!

Imagine how cool would it be to grill a juicy chunk of meat in your kitchen when the weather outside is bad.

Imagine that you can have a homemade meal in 15 or less including the clean-up time.

Actually in a lot less than 15 minutes.

This magic device cooks you 4 perfect hamburgers in 4 minutes. And New York Strip sirloins can be done in 3 1/2 to 4 minutes. All with the grill marks on both sides.

This device cooks meat so fast, you better not walk away. Meet the Cuisinart GR-4N Griddler!

Elegant Design

The stylishly brushed stainless-steel housing looks sleek and modern in the kitchen.

If you have a few steel or silver-gray design kitchen gadgets and cookers, this unit would perfectly fit in.

It may not be obvious, but Cuisinart Griddler GR 4 is very compact when closed therefore it very easy to store and takes just a bit of space.

Features – Grill, Panini, and Griddle

Cuisinart GR4N indoor electric grill is a truly multifunctional device – this kitchen countertop unit works as:

  • panini press
  • contact grill
  • full grill
  • full griddle
  • half grill/half griddle

Panini-Style Handle

Cuisinart GR4N platesCuisinart GR4N features a sturdy panini-style handle. When the device is opened and you are cooking on both of its sides, the handle becomes a leg that supports the top cooking plate built in the cover.

You can safely grab this handle when the device is on because does not get hot as it is made from some sort of non-metal. The cover is floating so that you can adjust its height to the thickness of food.

New and Improved Cooking Plates

The cooking plates are made from easy to clean nonstick material. The old Cuisinart GR 4 model has 2 sets of plates – ridged and flat. it was not too convenient as they needed extra storage space.

Now there is one reversible set of plates, which are ridged on one side and flat on the other. The plates have the identical shape, so they are interchangeable. After you have finished cooking, just push the release buttons, and the plates get popped loose for easy removal.

Draining the Grease

Cuisinart GR4N 5-in-1 Griddler lets you cook healthier food as it drains grease from food to the integrated grease catcher. The grease catcher drip tray is a drawer-like device in the base of the device. It can be pulled out to be washed by sponge or in the dishwasher.

Easy Cleaning

Cuisinart GR4N controlsThe cleanup is quick and easy. There is a scraper tool included to help you to clean the plates after cooking.

But there is an easier way to clean it. Just let the plates cool down a bit. Then put a couple of layers of wet paper towel on the bottom plate and close the lid. Let device sit there while dampness softens anything that is stuck to the plates. Then you can easily wash the plates with a sponge or put them in the dishwasher if you are not in the mood to do dishes today.

Controls and Indicator Lights

  • Indicator lights – Power On and Ready to Cook
  • Selector – Choose the Grill/Panini or Griddle function
  • Grill/Panini – Adjust temperature from “warm” to “sear”
  • Griddle – Adjust temperature from 200°F to 425°F