Breville Duo Stainless Steel Flat Bottom Panini Press

Last updated: February 14, 2023

You can use the Breville Duo 1500-Watt Nonstick Panini Press either with the lid or not, thanks to a locking mechanism that holds the cover in place when you lift it. It heats up quickly once you start it up, which means you can get started cooking right away. The surface is hot enough to allow cooking of items like eggs and pancakes, as well as paninis.

Breville Duo Stainless Steel Flat Bottom Panini Press

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: The flat cooking surface of the Breville Duo 1500-Watt Nonstick Panini Press lets you not only make delicious sandwiches, but pancakes and more.

In our analysis of 22 expert reviews, the Breville Duo Stainless Steel Flat Bottom Panini Press placed 7th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

In keeping with its heritage of creating the world’s first domestic version of a professional sandwich press, Breville introduces the Panini Duo . With a 1500 watt heating element that heats up quickly, the Panini Duo’s top plate delivers beautiful grill marks on any kind of bread, while its bottom plate delivers even and quicker heat on the flat to make the perfect Panini or your own toasted sandwich creation. Grill surfaces are made with a non stick, scratch proof Quantanium surface for easy cleaning. With its sturdy construction and stainless steel construction, the Panini Duo delivers on Breville’s promise of performance and elegance.Care The grill is easier to clean when slightly warm but should always be allowed to cool somewhat before cleaning. Always clean the panini press after each use to prevent build up on baked on foods. Wipe the cooking plates with a soft damp cloth. If the cooked on food is not removed with the damp cloth, reheat the grill for 1 – 2 minutes then brush the food with a little oil. Allow to stand for 5 minutes with the grill turned off, then wipe with a damp cloth. Wipe the outside of the grill with a soft damp cloth and warm soapy water. Do not use abrasive cleaners or harsh scouring pads on either the plates or the outside of the grill. This can scratch and damage the surfaces.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This grill comes with some really great features, such as a locking mechanism that allows you to store it upright without it falling open.
- Foodal
The flat cooking surface gets hot enough to cook items such as eggs and pancakes.
It's a quality panini press that heats quickly and turns out delicious hot sandwiches, pancakes, and more.

What reviewers didn't like

The only concern users have reported is that there is no on/off switch. This means you have to unplug the unit every time you finish using it
- Foodal
Only the top cooking surface has grill ridges, so if you want grill marks for your panini, you must flip it.
Plates are not removable for cleaning. No on/off switch. No temperature control.
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