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Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill

Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill

Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill
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Features

  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs
  • Cooks 8 burgers, 8 steaks, 6 to 10 chicken breasts, or 4 pounds of fish at once
  • Powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner and porcelain-enameled grill grate
  • Plugs into standard electric outlet; stainless-steel heat reflector built into lid
  • Pronounced briefcase-style carrying handle; weighs 13 pounds
  • No assembly required
  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs

Description

The Cuisinart Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill provides authentic grilling performance and flavor. Its small format fits easily on balconies and small patios - great for places that propane or charcoal grills aren't allowed. And although the grill is compact, its ample cooking grate is large enough to cook most family meals - 8 steaks, 8 hamburgers, 6 - 10 chicken breasts, or over 4-pound of fish. The grill heats up very quickly, and reaches temperatures high enough to sear a steak to perfection. Storage is a snap - with its folding legs it stows almost anywhere. The grill plugs into a standard household electrical receptacle, and is UL approved for outdoor use. Innovative culinary tools are the Cuisinart signature. The prestigious Cuisinart brand is not limited to their famous food processors - plugged or unplugged, nobody covers the modern chef like Cuisinart. Cuisinart is a full-service culinary resource with a wide array of products, preferred by chefs and favored by consumers. And now you can take the world famous Cuisinart brand to your patio, lawn, tailgate, or campsite with their comprehensive line of Cuisinart outdoor grilling products available now on Amazon. Features: 1500watts|120V/60Hz|145 square inch grilling surface|Folding table base|Porcelain enamel coated grill grate|Lid latch and spill resistant drip tray Most people love the flavor of grilled food, but not everyone has the space for a large gas grill or the time to grill with charcoal. Enter the CEG-980T electric tabletop grill, a handy, attractive alternative to traditional grilling. Combining the simplicity of an indoor appliance with the delicious cooking performance of an outdoor grill, the CEG-980T is perfect for people who love cooking outdoors but don't want to deal with the hassle of propane or charcoal. Traditional gas and charcoal grills offer a wide variety of styles and designs--from large multi-burner gas grills with built-in islands to barrel-like charcoal grills--but sometimes prove to be too large, too intimidating, or too inconvenient for would-be outdoor chefs. While gas grills are certainly handy, some people find it discomforting and dangerous to cook with propane. Charcoal grills, while perhaps less intimidating, take considerable time to light and prepare, and can be messy to clean up afterward. Plus, some apartments and condos ban the use of propane or charcoal altogether. Electric grills minimize all of the above concerns, with instant-on controls, easy-to-clean designs, and no smelly gas or messy charcoal to get in the way of your cooking. The grilling process begins with the easiest fuel source you can find--a simple cord and outlet--along with a removable electric probe with a control knob that functions just like the knobs on most kitchen stoves. To get started, just plug the probe into the front of the grill and turn the knob to "Max." Within five minutes, the heating element will be glowing a toasty red and the grill will be ready for cooking. When you're finished grilling, the knob turns off just as easily. And cleanup couldn't be easier, as the porcelain-enameled grill grate cleans with a standard grill brush or removes for washing in an indoor or outdoor sink. The Cuisinart electric grill cooks up juicy steaks, burgers, and fish just like a gas grill thanks to the powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner, which spreads heat quickly and evenly through the 145-square-inch grill grate. The compact design produces a greater watt-to-square-inch ratio, leading to higher temperatures on the grate and better, more uniform cooking for your food. In addition, the grill includes a stainless-steel heat reflector in the lid. This extra layer not only acts as an insulator for trapping heat inside the grill, but actually reflects rising heat inside the grill back onto the top surfaces of your food, reducing cooking times and saving electricity. All of this translates into searing hot temperatures and prefect grill lines on everything you cook. Despite the compact size, the grilling surface is large enough to grill eight burgers, eight stakes, six to 10 chicken breasts, or up to 4 pounds of fish. The tabletop grill not only shines when it's loaded with food, but also when you're on the move, as the grill is a breeze to transport, set up, and store. The clever design includes two foldout legs that lock quickly into place, so you're ready to grill 20 seconds after pulling the grill from its storage location. The pair of tubular aluminum legs and stabilizing feet also keep the grill secure on almost any surface, including the ground, a patio table, or the Cuisinart CSGS-100 grill stand (sold separately). The grill also features a secure lid lock on the front of the grill that keeps the lid closed when the grill is moved from place to place, along with a pronounced carrying handle that lets you tote the 13-pound grill briefcase-style. To make transport even easier, grillers can opt to purchase the CGC-19 grill cover (sold separately), which doubles as a carrying bag.


Product Dimensions 18.6 x 11.8 x 17.6 inches


Item Weight 13 pounds


Shipping Weight 17.65 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)


Department Unisex


Manufacturer The Fulham Group


ASIN B004VQBRG0


Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.


International Shipping This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More


Item model number CEG-980T


Customer Reviews 3.3 out of 5 stars 239 ratings 3.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #27,751 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #11 in Outdoor Electric Grills


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Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


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Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

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Features

  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs
  • Cooks 8 burgers, 8 steaks, 6 to 10 chicken breasts, or 4 pounds of fish at once
  • Powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner and porcelain-enameled grill grate
  • Plugs into standard electric outlet; stainless-steel heat reflector built into lid
  • Pronounced briefcase-style carrying handle; weighs 13 pounds
  • No assembly required
  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs

Description

The Cuisinart Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill provides authentic grilling performance and flavor. Its small format fits easily on balconies and small patios - great for places that propane or charcoal grills aren't allowed. And although the grill is compact, its ample cooking grate is large enough to cook most family meals - 8 steaks, 8 hamburgers, 6 - 10 chicken breasts, or over 4-pound of fish. The grill heats up very quickly, and reaches temperatures high enough to sear a steak to perfection. Storage is a snap - with its folding legs it stows almost anywhere. The grill plugs into a standard household electrical receptacle, and is UL approved for outdoor use. Innovative culinary tools are the Cuisinart signature. The prestigious Cuisinart brand is not limited to their famous food processors - plugged or unplugged, nobody covers the modern chef like Cuisinart. Cuisinart is a full-service culinary resource with a wide array of products, preferred by chefs and favored by consumers. And now you can take the world famous Cuisinart brand to your patio, lawn, tailgate, or campsite with their comprehensive line of Cuisinart outdoor grilling products available now on Amazon. Features: 1500watts|120V/60Hz|145 square inch grilling surface|Folding table base|Porcelain enamel coated grill grate|Lid latch and spill resistant drip tray Most people love the flavor of grilled food, but not everyone has the space for a large gas grill or the time to grill with charcoal. Enter the CEG-980T electric tabletop grill, a handy, attractive alternative to traditional grilling. Combining the simplicity of an indoor appliance with the delicious cooking performance of an outdoor grill, the CEG-980T is perfect for people who love cooking outdoors but don't want to deal with the hassle of propane or charcoal. Traditional gas and charcoal grills offer a wide variety of styles and designs--from large multi-burner gas grills with built-in islands to barrel-like charcoal grills--but sometimes prove to be too large, too intimidating, or too inconvenient for would-be outdoor chefs. While gas grills are certainly handy, some people find it discomforting and dangerous to cook with propane. Charcoal grills, while perhaps less intimidating, take considerable time to light and prepare, and can be messy to clean up afterward. Plus, some apartments and condos ban the use of propane or charcoal altogether. Electric grills minimize all of the above concerns, with instant-on controls, easy-to-clean designs, and no smelly gas or messy charcoal to get in the way of your cooking. The grilling process begins with the easiest fuel source you can find--a simple cord and outlet--along with a removable electric probe with a control knob that functions just like the knobs on most kitchen stoves. To get started, just plug the probe into the front of the grill and turn the knob to "Max." Within five minutes, the heating element will be glowing a toasty red and the grill will be ready for cooking. When you're finished grilling, the knob turns off just as easily. And cleanup couldn't be easier, as the porcelain-enameled grill grate cleans with a standard grill brush or removes for washing in an indoor or outdoor sink. The Cuisinart electric grill cooks up juicy steaks, burgers, and fish just like a gas grill thanks to the powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner, which spreads heat quickly and evenly through the 145-square-inch grill grate. The compact design produces a greater watt-to-square-inch ratio, leading to higher temperatures on the grate and better, more uniform cooking for your food. In addition, the grill includes a stainless-steel heat reflector in the lid. This extra layer not only acts as an insulator for trapping heat inside the grill, but actually reflects rising heat inside the grill back onto the top surfaces of your food, reducing cooking times and saving electricity. All of this translates into searing hot temperatures and prefect grill lines on everything you cook. Despite the compact size, the grilling surface is large enough to grill eight burgers, eight stakes, six to 10 chicken breasts, or up to 4 pounds of fish. The tabletop grill not only shines when it's loaded with food, but also when you're on the move, as the grill is a breeze to transport, set up, and store. The clever design includes two foldout legs that lock quickly into place, so you're ready to grill 20 seconds after pulling the grill from its storage location. The pair of tubular aluminum legs and stabilizing feet also keep the grill secure on almost any surface, including the ground, a patio table, or the Cuisinart CSGS-100 grill stand (sold separately). The grill also features a secure lid lock on the front of the grill that keeps the lid closed when the grill is moved from place to place, along with a pronounced carrying handle that lets you tote the 13-pound grill briefcase-style. To make transport even easier, grillers can opt to purchase the CGC-19 grill cover (sold separately), which doubles as a carrying bag.


Product Dimensions 18.6 x 11.8 x 17.6 inches


Item Weight 13 pounds


Shipping Weight 17.65 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)


Department Unisex


Manufacturer The Fulham Group


ASIN B004VQBRG0


Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.


International Shipping This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More


Item model number CEG-980T


Customer Reviews 3.3 out of 5 stars 239 ratings 3.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #27,751 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #11 in Outdoor Electric Grills


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Features

  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs
  • Cooks 8 burgers, 8 steaks, 6 to 10 chicken breasts, or 4 pounds of fish at once
  • Powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner and porcelain-enameled grill grate
  • Plugs into standard electric outlet; stainless-steel heat reflector built into lid
  • Pronounced briefcase-style carrying handle; weighs 13 pounds
  • No assembly required
  • Portable electric grill with 145-square-inch grilling area and foldout legs

Description

The Cuisinart Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill provides authentic grilling performance and flavor. Its small format fits easily on balconies and small patios - great for places that propane or charcoal grills aren't allowed. And although the grill is compact, its ample cooking grate is large enough to cook most family meals - 8 steaks, 8 hamburgers, 6 - 10 chicken breasts, or over 4-pound of fish. The grill heats up very quickly, and reaches temperatures high enough to sear a steak to perfection. Storage is a snap - with its folding legs it stows almost anywhere. The grill plugs into a standard household electrical receptacle, and is UL approved for outdoor use. Innovative culinary tools are the Cuisinart signature. The prestigious Cuisinart brand is not limited to their famous food processors - plugged or unplugged, nobody covers the modern chef like Cuisinart. Cuisinart is a full-service culinary resource with a wide array of products, preferred by chefs and favored by consumers. And now you can take the world famous Cuisinart brand to your patio, lawn, tailgate, or campsite with their comprehensive line of Cuisinart outdoor grilling products available now on Amazon. Features: 1500watts|120V/60Hz|145 square inch grilling surface|Folding table base|Porcelain enamel coated grill grate|Lid latch and spill resistant drip tray Most people love the flavor of grilled food, but not everyone has the space for a large gas grill or the time to grill with charcoal. Enter the CEG-980T electric tabletop grill, a handy, attractive alternative to traditional grilling. Combining the simplicity of an indoor appliance with the delicious cooking performance of an outdoor grill, the CEG-980T is perfect for people who love cooking outdoors but don't want to deal with the hassle of propane or charcoal. Traditional gas and charcoal grills offer a wide variety of styles and designs--from large multi-burner gas grills with built-in islands to barrel-like charcoal grills--but sometimes prove to be too large, too intimidating, or too inconvenient for would-be outdoor chefs. While gas grills are certainly handy, some people find it discomforting and dangerous to cook with propane. Charcoal grills, while perhaps less intimidating, take considerable time to light and prepare, and can be messy to clean up afterward. Plus, some apartments and condos ban the use of propane or charcoal altogether. Electric grills minimize all of the above concerns, with instant-on controls, easy-to-clean designs, and no smelly gas or messy charcoal to get in the way of your cooking. The grilling process begins with the easiest fuel source you can find--a simple cord and outlet--along with a removable electric probe with a control knob that functions just like the knobs on most kitchen stoves. To get started, just plug the probe into the front of the grill and turn the knob to "Max." Within five minutes, the heating element will be glowing a toasty red and the grill will be ready for cooking. When you're finished grilling, the knob turns off just as easily. And cleanup couldn't be easier, as the porcelain-enameled grill grate cleans with a standard grill brush or removes for washing in an indoor or outdoor sink. The Cuisinart electric grill cooks up juicy steaks, burgers, and fish just like a gas grill thanks to the powerful 1,500-watt, 5,120 BTU burner, which spreads heat quickly and evenly through the 145-square-inch grill grate. The compact design produces a greater watt-to-square-inch ratio, leading to higher temperatures on the grate and better, more uniform cooking for your food. In addition, the grill includes a stainless-steel heat reflector in the lid. This extra layer not only acts as an insulator for trapping heat inside the grill, but actually reflects rising heat inside the grill back onto the top surfaces of your food, reducing cooking times and saving electricity. All of this translates into searing hot temperatures and prefect grill lines on everything you cook. Despite the compact size, the grilling surface is large enough to grill eight burgers, eight stakes, six to 10 chicken breasts, or up to 4 pounds of fish. The tabletop grill not only shines when it's loaded with food, but also when you're on the move, as the grill is a breeze to transport, set up, and store. The clever design includes two foldout legs that lock quickly into place, so you're ready to grill 20 seconds after pulling the grill from its storage location. The pair of tubular aluminum legs and stabilizing feet also keep the grill secure on almost any surface, including the ground, a patio table, or the Cuisinart CSGS-100 grill stand (sold separately). The grill also features a secure lid lock on the front of the grill that keeps the lid closed when the grill is moved from place to place, along with a pronounced carrying handle that lets you tote the 13-pound grill briefcase-style. To make transport even easier, grillers can opt to purchase the CGC-19 grill cover (sold separately), which doubles as a carrying bag.


Product Dimensions 18.6 x 11.8 x 17.6 inches


Item Weight 13 pounds


Shipping Weight 17.65 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)


Department Unisex


Manufacturer The Fulham Group


ASIN B004VQBRG0


Domestic Shipping Item can be shipped within U.S.


International Shipping This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More


Item model number CEG-980T


Customer Reviews 3.3 out of 5 stars 239 ratings 3.3 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #27,751 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden) #11 in Outdoor Electric Grills


abunda_amazon_reviews We have used this grill 6 or 8 times so far and love it. Addressing some negative views from others: It does maintain a set temperature according to where you set the dial. Thus the light goes off and on. We usually leave ours on MAX. Preheating on MAX for about 5 minutes or so really gets it ready. Hot dogs and hamburgers are great. Sear marks are always there for us. I let ours burn off on MAX while eating. I use crumpled aluminum foil to clean the grate while still warm. Follow up with paper towel. I wait a day or so and clean the bowl with a grill brush. First remove the burner by removing the 2 Phillips screws (very simple to do). I use another small brush to sweep the brunt drippings to the grease catcher hole after removing the grease cup. We use ours on a carpeted patio so we never use it when its wet. Caution: excessive grease accumulation will catch fire. Keep the unit in view always. Seasoning sprinkled on meat is very important. If the control ever quits working I'll buy a new one.;;June 23, 2016;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;We love ours.;;Don Tracy;;;We used this grill 4 times before it failed. When we plugged the grill into an outlet it immediately tripped the breaker. We moved the grill to another outlet with the same results. Informed our daughter of our problems and she took the grill but got the same results. We've always bought Cuisinart products with confidence in their high quality. I guess that isn't the case anymore. Now we are enjoying a much less expensive, but superior grill, with no problems.;;March 5, 2019;;1.0 out of 5 stars;;Expected Cuisinart Quality Was Not There;;J Rose;;;I like the ease of use and the way it folds up and can be tucked away afterwards. The drip pan is small, but that didn't cause any problems for me. I have only used the grill twice and it really doesn't get hot enough to sear a steak, which is what you want to keep in the juices. I haven't cooked chicken or burgers on it yet, but the two steaks I did cook needed to be finished in my oven as it was taking way too long. I didn't give it four or more stars as of right now, but it's not a bad grill if you can't have a gas grill. However, I think Cuisinart makes a gas version and for the price I paid, I wish I went with that one. Overall, it's not a bad grill, but I would stick with gas/propane as electric just can't compete for cooking temparatures.;;September 29, 2018;;3.0 out of 5 stars;;Not Great For Steaks;;Ammo13;;;I have recently purchased this grill, and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on the product, and was unsure after reading all of the negative reviews, but I have purchased Cuisinart products in the past and have been happy with the quality. My grill gets very hot even on low, the taste of the food is wonderful it stays moist, and is well constructed, the heating element can come out for cleaning, and the rest of the grill cleans well with hot soapy water. My chicken came out and tasted like I cooked It on a charcoal. Research your product to be sure it meets all of your needs before you purchase it and you will be a lot Happier!;;February 26, 2016;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on ...;;Mrs. M;;;There just isn't enough power here to really work as a grill. It works great for dogs/brats/chicken, the kind of things that are more for low and slow cooking. It's NOT for getting a good sear on a steak, it just can't get hot enough. We only used this a couple times now, and I am already starting to see problems cropping up with the controller as well. I have to remove it and give it a good shake to get it to come back on. I suspect this grill will not last much longer, and definitely not through the summer grilling season. I would not recommend, not buy again. I'm already looking for a better replacement.;;May 29, 2019;;1.0 out of 5 stars;;works OK for low and slow, NOT sear;;Philip Easter;;;Be very aware of this grill I spent a day trying to get it to work without success. Cuisinart Service while ringing the number in the manual I was told that they were just wholesalers & call the "factory". I waited 35 mins to speak to a person at Cuisinart who then put me on hold from several mins, then gave me another number.Later a customer rep called & explained that the probe does not always work and to try again, he stayed on line while I tried then said it was defective! Now on way back to Amazon.Incidently very cheaply made Chinese product hiding under Cuisinart label.;;January 18, 2017;;1.0 out of 5 stars;;Cuisinart portable electric outdoor grill.;;john p watson;;;The grill works perfectly. It is better than what I thought I was getting. The grease cup needs to be a little bigger. I had grease overflowed on the sidewalk.;;March 11, 2017;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;It is better than what I thought I was getting;;HC;;;This review is from: Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill (Lawn & Patio) We moved to a condo that does not allow gas grills on the deck. I researched many electric grills to see which one would meet our needs. After comparing reviews I decided to go with the Cuisinart mainly due to the brand. I have other Cuisinart products and have been impressed with the quality of their products. So far we have grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and pork chops. We have been impressed with it grill. It takes up about 10 mins to heat up. When grilling it does put the grill lines in the meat. The meat cooks well but don't check it often, because the grill does lose heat when you open the lid. This is not major, you just learn how to cook this way. The only negative about the grill and has been mentioned several times is the grease trap. It is very small and needs to be emptied after each use. I have had an overflow yet, but we take precautions by putting and rug under it when I grill. I do like the looks and the compact ability of the grill. I am very glad that I made the purchase. I recommend this grill for people in my situation that can't have a gas or charcoal grill. You will still have the joy of cooking out.;;June 30, 2013;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;Works Well;;Thomas J. Purple, Jr.

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Delivery

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Top Amazon Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Don Tracy - June 23, 2016
We love ours.
We have used this grill 6 or 8 times so far and love it. Addressing some negative views from others: It does maintain a set temperature according to where you set the dial. Thus the light goes off and on. We usually leave ours on MAX. Preheating on MAX for about 5 minutes or so really gets it ready. Hot dogs and hamburgers are great. Sear marks are always there for us. I let ours burn off on MAX while eating. I use crumpled aluminum foil to clean the grate while still warm. Follow up with paper towel. I wait a day or so and clean the bowl with a grill brush. First remove the burner by removing the 2 Phillips screws (very simple to do). I use another small brush to sweep the brunt drippings to the grease catcher hole after removing the grease cup. We use ours on a carpeted patio so we never use it when its wet. Caution: excessive grease accumulation will catch fire. Keep the unit in view always. Seasoning sprinkled on meat is very important. If the control ever quits working I'll buy a new one.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By J Rose - March 5, 2019
Expected Cuisinart Quality Was Not There
We used this grill 4 times before it failed. When we plugged the grill into an outlet it immediately tripped the breaker. We moved the grill to another outlet with the same results. Informed our daughter of our problems and she took the grill but got the same results. We've always bought Cuisinart products with confidence in their high quality. I guess that isn't the case anymore. Now we are enjoying a much less expensive, but superior grill, with no problems.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Ammo13 - September 29, 2018
Not Great For Steaks
I like the ease of use and the way it folds up and can be tucked away afterwards. The drip pan is small, but that didn't cause any problems for me. I have only used the grill twice and it really doesn't get hot enough to sear a steak, which is what you want to keep in the juices. I haven't cooked chicken or burgers on it yet, but the two steaks I did cook needed to be finished in my oven as it was taking way too long. I didn't give it four or more stars as of right now, but it's not a bad grill if you can't have a gas grill. However, I think Cuisinart makes a gas version and for the price I paid, I wish I went with that one. Overall, it's not a bad grill, but I would stick with gas/propane as electric just can't compete for cooking temparatures.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Mrs. M - February 26, 2016
and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on ...
I have recently purchased this grill, and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on the product, and was unsure after reading all of the negative reviews, but I have purchased Cuisinart products in the past and have been happy with the quality. My grill gets very hot even on low, the taste of the food is wonderful it stays moist, and is well constructed, the heating element can come out for cleaning, and the rest of the grill cleans well with hot soapy water. My chicken came out and tasted like I cooked It on a charcoal. Research your product to be sure it meets all of your needs before you purchase it and you will be a lot Happier!

1.0 out of 5 stars
By Philip Easter - May 29, 2019
works OK for low and slow, NOT sear
There just isn't enough power here to really work as a grill. It works great for dogs/brats/chicken, the kind of things that are more for low and slow cooking. It's NOT for getting a good sear on a steak, it just can't get hot enough. We only used this a couple times now, and I am already starting to see problems cropping up with the controller as well. I have to remove it and give it a good shake to get it to come back on. I suspect this grill will not last much longer, and definitely not through the summer grilling season. I would not recommend, not buy again. I'm already looking for a better replacement.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By john p watson - January 18, 2017
Cuisinart portable electric outdoor grill.
Be very aware of this grill I spent a day trying to get it to work without success. Cuisinart Service while ringing the number in the manual I was told that they were just wholesalers & call the "factory". I waited 35 mins to speak to a person at Cuisinart who then put me on hold from several mins, then gave me another number.Later a customer rep called & explained that the probe does not always work and to try again, he stayed on line while I tried then said it was defective! Now on way back to Amazon.Incidently very cheaply made Chinese product hiding under Cuisinart label.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By HC - March 11, 2017
It is better than what I thought I was getting
The grill works perfectly. It is better than what I thought I was getting. The grease cup needs to be a little bigger. I had grease overflowed on the sidewalk.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Thomas J. Purple, Jr. - June 30, 2013
Works Well
This review is from: Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill (Lawn & Patio) We moved to a condo that does not allow gas grills on the deck. I researched many electric grills to see which one would meet our needs. After comparing reviews I decided to go with the Cuisinart mainly due to the brand. I have other Cuisinart products and have been impressed with the quality of their products. So far we have grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and pork chops. We have been impressed with it grill. It takes up about 10 mins to heat up. When grilling it does put the grill lines in the meat. The meat cooks well but don't check it often, because the grill does lose heat when you open the lid. This is not major, you just learn how to cook this way. The only negative about the grill and has been mentioned several times is the grease trap. It is very small and needs to be emptied after each use. I have had an overflow yet, but we take precautions by putting and rug under it when I grill. I do like the looks and the compact ability of the grill. I am very glad that I made the purchase. I recommend this grill for people in my situation that can't have a gas or charcoal grill. You will still have the joy of cooking out.

Recent Reviews


5.0 out of 5 stars
By Don Tracy - June 23, 2016
We love ours.
We have used this grill 6 or 8 times so far and love it. Addressing some negative views from others: It does maintain a set temperature according to where you set the dial. Thus the light goes off and on. We usually leave ours on MAX. Preheating on MAX for about 5 minutes or so really gets it ready. Hot dogs and hamburgers are great. Sear marks are always there for us. I let ours burn off on MAX while eating. I use crumpled aluminum foil to clean the grate while still warm. Follow up with paper towel. I wait a day or so and clean the bowl with a grill brush. First remove the burner by removing the 2 Phillips screws (very simple to do). I use another small brush to sweep the brunt drippings to the grease catcher hole after removing the grease cup. We use ours on a carpeted patio so we never use it when its wet. Caution: excessive grease accumulation will catch fire. Keep the unit in view always. Seasoning sprinkled on meat is very important. If the control ever quits working I'll buy a new one.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By J Rose - March 5, 2019
Expected Cuisinart Quality Was Not There
We used this grill 4 times before it failed. When we plugged the grill into an outlet it immediately tripped the breaker. We moved the grill to another outlet with the same results. Informed our daughter of our problems and she took the grill but got the same results. We've always bought Cuisinart products with confidence in their high quality. I guess that isn't the case anymore. Now we are enjoying a much less expensive, but superior grill, with no problems.

3.0 out of 5 stars
By Ammo13 - September 29, 2018
Not Great For Steaks
I like the ease of use and the way it folds up and can be tucked away afterwards. The drip pan is small, but that didn't cause any problems for me. I have only used the grill twice and it really doesn't get hot enough to sear a steak, which is what you want to keep in the juices. I haven't cooked chicken or burgers on it yet, but the two steaks I did cook needed to be finished in my oven as it was taking way too long. I didn't give it four or more stars as of right now, but it's not a bad grill if you can't have a gas grill. However, I think Cuisinart makes a gas version and for the price I paid, I wish I went with that one. Overall, it's not a bad grill, but I would stick with gas/propane as electric just can't compete for cooking temparatures.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Mrs. M - February 26, 2016
and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on ...
I have recently purchased this grill, and I love it! I read a lot of reviews on the product, and was unsure after reading all of the negative reviews, but I have purchased Cuisinart products in the past and have been happy with the quality. My grill gets very hot even on low, the taste of the food is wonderful it stays moist, and is well constructed, the heating element can come out for cleaning, and the rest of the grill cleans well with hot soapy water. My chicken came out and tasted like I cooked It on a charcoal. Research your product to be sure it meets all of your needs before you purchase it and you will be a lot Happier!

1.0 out of 5 stars
By Philip Easter - May 29, 2019
works OK for low and slow, NOT sear
There just isn't enough power here to really work as a grill. It works great for dogs/brats/chicken, the kind of things that are more for low and slow cooking. It's NOT for getting a good sear on a steak, it just can't get hot enough. We only used this a couple times now, and I am already starting to see problems cropping up with the controller as well. I have to remove it and give it a good shake to get it to come back on. I suspect this grill will not last much longer, and definitely not through the summer grilling season. I would not recommend, not buy again. I'm already looking for a better replacement.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By john p watson - January 18, 2017
Cuisinart portable electric outdoor grill.
Be very aware of this grill I spent a day trying to get it to work without success. Cuisinart Service while ringing the number in the manual I was told that they were just wholesalers & call the "factory". I waited 35 mins to speak to a person at Cuisinart who then put me on hold from several mins, then gave me another number.Later a customer rep called & explained that the probe does not always work and to try again, he stayed on line while I tried then said it was defective! Now on way back to Amazon.Incidently very cheaply made Chinese product hiding under Cuisinart label.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By HC - March 11, 2017
It is better than what I thought I was getting
The grill works perfectly. It is better than what I thought I was getting. The grease cup needs to be a little bigger. I had grease overflowed on the sidewalk.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Thomas J. Purple, Jr. - June 30, 2013
Works Well
This review is from: Cuisinart CEG-980T Outdoor Electric Tabletop Grill (Lawn & Patio) We moved to a condo that does not allow gas grills on the deck. I researched many electric grills to see which one would meet our needs. After comparing reviews I decided to go with the Cuisinart mainly due to the brand. I have other Cuisinart products and have been impressed with the quality of their products. So far we have grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and pork chops. We have been impressed with it grill. It takes up about 10 mins to heat up. When grilling it does put the grill lines in the meat. The meat cooks well but don't check it often, because the grill does lose heat when you open the lid. This is not major, you just learn how to cook this way. The only negative about the grill and has been mentioned several times is the grease trap. It is very small and needs to be emptied after each use. I have had an overflow yet, but we take precautions by putting and rug under it when I grill. I do like the looks and the compact ability of the grill. I am very glad that I made the purchase. I recommend this grill for people in my situation that can't have a gas or charcoal grill. You will still have the joy of cooking out.