What to do before you use a grill for the first time?
Read Your Owner’s Manual.
- Read Your Owner’s Manual. First things first. …
- Conduct a Leak Test. Test your gas grill for leaks on a regular basis, especially when it’s been unused for a while. …
- Prep Your Grates. …
- Clean and Maintain Your Grill.
Do you need to prep a new grill?
Yes! You should always season a new grill. Oiling and heating the grill will create a protective barrier that prevents rust. Seasoning is also what creates a nonstick surface on your grates so that you don’t end up with a frustrating mess of stuck-on food the first time you try out the grill.
Do I need to clean my grill before I use it for the first time?
Clean away dust, oil, adhesives, coatings, and other gunk that may have accumulated on your BBQ grill at the factory or the store by burning it for 20 to 30 minutes before the first use.
How do I clean the grill at the beginning of the season?
You can use hot and soapy water to clean in here too. Sear plates and cooking grids should be washed with hot soapy water, or put into the dishwasher and run on a gentle cycle. Hot soapy water works wonders on the base and sides of the grill and to remove grease splatters and discoloration.
How do I prepare my outdoor grill?
How to: prepare your grill
- Empty any old ash. Empty any old ash. …
- Clean the grates. Clean the grates. …
- Pre-heat your grill grates. Pre-heat your grill grates. …
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- Oil the grill grates.
How do I prepare my new propane grill?
Before you use your grill for the first time, spray the grates evenly with a high-heat cooking spray like canola oil while the grates are cold. Then, turn the grill on to medium heat for about 15 minutes until the oil burns off or starts to smoke. That’s it.
How long should you burn a new grill before cooking?
A: Congratulations on the new grill! Yes we suggest preheating the grill for 20 minutes before the first use. This should burn off any packing material or oil.
Should I spray my grill before cooking?
You do not have to spray your grill before cooking, but you should lubricate it before putting food on it. If you do not lubricate your grill before cooking, many foods will stick to the surface. Any cooking oil or spray with a high smoke point will work well.