Press, flip or grill like the professionals with this truly multi-purpose cooking appliance adapted from the commercial kitchen for the domestic benchtop. A winner of an Australian Design Mark and the international red dot design award, the Café Series Contact Grill &Barbecue is a grill, sandwich press and indoor barbecue all-in-one. It easily transforms for use across various cooking applications, thanks to the button operated trigger release hinge combined with unique ratchet mechanism to adjust to the desired position. Simply lock the grill plates ajar to melt cheese on open sandwiches or mini pizzas, press thicker sandwiches between the plates for crisp and even cooking without squashing, or flip the contact grill open to 180 degrees to instantly double the cooking surface for use as an indoor barbecue for meats, seafood or vegetables. The angle of the grill plate is easily adjustable to suit flat or sloped cooking 鮖 flat for cooking eggs or pancakes or sloped for draining fats into an easily removable drip tray. Featuring a striking industrial design, matched with a brushed stainless finish and subtle curves, the unit is built with powerful 2400 watt butterfly shaped elements for fast heat up and superior heat distribution. It has Teflon® Platinum Pro® non-stick grill plates that are metal utensil safe, making care and maintenance simple. The Caf Series Contact Grill &Barbecue also stores vertically to save valuable kitchen space.