Outback Barbecue Guide - Gas Barbecues

Gas barbecues offer complete flexibility for outdoor cooking at the touch of a button you can be entertaining family and friends without having to plan setting the coal alight.

In taste tests it has been proven that there simply is no difference in the taste of the food that comes form a gas or charcoal barbecue. How the gas barbecue works to give this same flavour, the gas burner heats up the cooking surface be that lava rock ceramic briquettes or flavouriser bars. These in turn cook the food on your barbecue. The natural juices present in your food fall on to these cooking surfaces and vaporise the smoke from this flavours your food giving that unique barbecued taste.

Hooded gas barbecues with a temperature gauge give completely accurate cooking temperatures and can be used to cook whole joints of meat.

Outback gas barbecues offer value for money from a leading manufacturer. All barbecues are fully CE approved. Outback barbecues come with comprehensive assembly instructions that take you through the simple process step by step.

Safety Tips.

  • Always read the instructions before starting to assemble your barbecue.
  • Barbecues are for outdoor use only and should always be placed in a well ventilated area and kept away from any flammable materials.
  • Never block any of the ventilation from a BBQ and always place the gas bottle to the side of the barbecue never directly underneath the heat.
  • Always perform a leak test on your gas barbecue annually following the instructions in the manual.
  • Never cover more than 50% of the barbecue with a solid grill.
  • To avoid flare ups trim excess fat off meat and turn burners onto a lower setting.
  • Ensure all knobs are set to the off position when you have finished cooking.
  • Remember to empty the drip tray regularly and check regulary if cooking fatty foods to avoid fat fires.

Maintenance Tips.

  • Line the drip tray with aluminium foil.
  • To prevent food sticking to the porcelain coated grills use a brush to apply a little cooking oil before each use.
  • Turn up the heat on to full for 5 minutes after every usage and brush down the grills and griddles.
  • Even if your barbecue is covered inspect it regularly for damp and condensation and dry where necessary.
  • To clean the grills and griddles use warm soapy water and a cleaner with a non abrasive surface.
  • Burners should be inspected and cleaned regularly. Do this with a pipe cleaner taking care not to enlarge the burner holes.

NB :- These notes are simply extracts from your user manual and are not intended in any way to replace reading your instruction manually fully before assembling and using your barbecue. Always read the instruction manual in full prior to use.