The folks at Char-Broil have introduced a great-looking, space-saving, yet powerful infrared grill to the marketplace. The grill is part of Char-Broil’s Patio Bistro® line and can cook up to 12 hamburgers at once — speeding up cooking time for those middle-of-the-week meals or if your hosting a weekend party. You can even choose your preference of a gas or electric model.
If you are short on space, in which these days it seems many families are down-sizing their living spaces, Char-Broil has you covered with the Patio Bistro®. With its compact design, you can enjoy your cookout favorites on your balcony, deck and patio. And while it’s smaller in stature, it doesn’t skimp on taste. How so? Char-Broil’s exclusive infrared cooking system produces searing temperatures, sealing in your food’s natural, juicy flavors. Plus, the 240-square-inch cooking surface can cook up to 12 hamburgers at once — so no guests leave hungry. Throw in the easy-to-clean porcelain-coated exterior and you have a beautiful outdoor centerpiece too.
There are 12 different Patio Bistro® models available according to Char-Broil’s website. Model numbers include: Gas Infrared Patio Bistro® grills – 08601558, 11601558; Electric Infrared Patio Bistro® grills – 465498005, 10601514, 10601578-16, 08601559, 10601514-16, 10601578-A1, 08601559-16, 10601578, 11601578 and 11601559. Manuals are available on the Char-Broil website — Gas Infrared Patio Bistro® manuals, Electric Infrared Patio Bistro® manuals.
Here are the specs on model# 08601558 Gas Infrared Patio Bistro® grill:
Weight (in Pounds) 54
Dimensions Assembled (in inches) 25.2 x 24.4 x 38.2
Primary Burner BTU’s 13,000
Primary Cooking Surface (sq. in.) 240
Secondary Cooking Surface (sq. in.) 80
Natural Gas Convertible No
Fuel Source Propane
Carton Size (in inches) 27 x 21.8 x 14.6
Char-Broil’s electric infrared Patio Bistro® grill had the same specs except for the fuel source. Electric infrared Patio Bistro® grill model# 465498005 has a food prep/holding table attached to the grill, weighs 74 pounds and has a primary cooking surface area of 300 sq. in.
In the coming weeks hopefully our quality team here at MegaBBQ.com can get their hands on a Patio Bistro® grill, test it and we’ll post our review and results. Stay tuned…