Infrared Grill .Org
The definitive infrared grill information source

TEC Infrared Grill Review

TEC Grills lead the pack

If you are looking for a company with deep experience in infrared grilling, look no further than TEC.  TEC literally invented the infrared grill in the 1980's, and continues to be an innovator in this area.  The latest TEC grill design, called TEC Advantage, is reflective of this experience.

The core of any grill is the burner, and in the case of the TEC grills, you will discover a very sophisticated burner design.  The burners themselves are build entirely of stainless steel, which tends to be more durable than many of the ceramic-based burners on the market.  Between the infrared burner and the cooking grate is a glass panel, called a "radiant emitter panel", that blocks airflow and drippings from raching the burners, and allows only infrared energy to reach the cooking surface.  The result is a burner system that is much more resistant to flare-ups compared to open-flame burner designs.  (It is worth noting that the current burner design on TEC grills is not the same as prior models.  TEC grills utilized a more traditional ceramic burner up until around 2005)

Clean-up is a breeze as well.  Like most infrared grills, a TEC grill can simply burn off most leftover drippings.  The glass radiant panels can be easily cleaned with a spatula.  TEC only sells stainless steel grills to begin with, so just about every model cleans very easily.

TEC grills are faily well built.  Most use 304 grade stainless steel, which while not as corrosion resistant as 316 stainless steel, is still fairly durable.  The residential models carry a lifetime warranty on the outer structure and a 5 year warranty on the burners.

Traditional TEC grills come in 382. 573, and 764 square inch varieties in freestanding, pedistal mount, and built-in configurations.  They also offer some smaller portable models and "budget" models.  Propane and natural gas options are available.  A TEC grill is an investment, and would definitely be considered a premium brand.  Look to spend $3,000 to $6,000 for a traditional free-standing model!  For those with more modest means, it is worth noting that TEC has partnered with Char-broil to provide TEC-based burner design in a sub-$1,000 pricepoint.

If you are serious about infrared grilling, want a state-of-the-art grill, and have the means, a TEC grill definitely belongs on your short list to consider.






◦  Infrared Grill Reviews
◦  Lynx Grills
◦  Char Broil Grill
◦  Solaire Grill
◦  TEC Grill
◦  Infrared Gas Grills
◦  Grill Accessories
◦  Weber infrared grill