Enjoy contact grilling all year long with the De'Longhi Contact Grill and Panini Press. You will always get consistent and thoroughly grilled and toasted foods with the fully embedded plate and contact cooking, it distributes heat evenly to avoid any overly hot or cold spots. From burgers to steak, to chicken and panini sandwiches, the adjustable hinge accommodates food of any size. For a healthier twist, the machine is slanted allowing grease and oil to drain away from your food. If you've been grilling for hours, you won't be cleaning for hours, simply wipe off the non-stick grill plate and empty the drain cup. Other highlights include an on/off indicator light, safety locking system and adjustable thermostat.