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ro345 Aug 12, 2011 04:14 PM

Hello,

I'm considering getting a countertop electric griddle like one of these:

http://www.webstaurantstore.com/waring-wgr140-electric-countertop-griddle-17-120v/929WGR140.html

or

http://www.webstaurantstore.com/avant...

Wanted to hear opinions about these perform. I'm not interested in the cheaper home griddles. I want something that I can cook burgers, bacon, hash browns on. Please let me know if you have experience with these commercial type griddles. Do they get hot enough? Do they cook evenly? It will be left permanently in our kitchen.

Thanks

  1. r
    ro345 Sep 7, 2011 04:20 PM

    Just wanted follow-up. I purchased the Avantco Grid 16 griddle. Its really a nice piece of equipment. Its heavy, over 50 lbs. It gets real hot. It can cook a ton of food. it is so much better than the cheap electric griddles that you see at the big box stores. Pancakes, hamburgers, eggs, cutlets, fried rice, teppanyaki. Crepes come out superbly. I cant say enough good things about it. The price was about $260 delivered.

    1. Dapuma Aug 17, 2011 12:08 PM

      Is there anything that replaces a traditional grill with the grill slats that you would find on a regular grill

      Will be in one location for awhile and do not have the ability to grill outside and have nothing inside that works other than a george foreman grill and would like to be able to grill if desired

      the all clad grill at WS is the only thing that seems like it would get hot enough to put a sear on anything but it doesnt have good reviews

      1. r
        rexster314 Aug 12, 2011 05:26 PM

        That looks good. I got tired of the low powered teflon/nonstick griddles that wouldn't brown pancakes or hashbrowns. I got a discontinued Farberware griddle @1440 watts from EBay last year for 50 bucks. Model 260 cast aluminum, plain surface. Works great for bacon, pancakes, burgers, almost anything comes out great. My mom had one of these when I was a kid and I remembered how well it cooked. Look around Ebay for one. And it 's not as big as the one you linked to.

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