Cuisinart CGG-7400 Full-Size Cast-Iron Gas BBQ Grill

Last updated: September 11, 2023

You'll get 443 square inches of cooking space with this BBQ grill. The unit also has another 167 square inches for keeping your food warm until you're ready to eat it. The two side tables are also handy, as they provide a place to prep and plate food.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Thanks to the two included side tables, you won't have any trouble prepping food on this BBQ grill.

In our analysis of 83 expert reviews, the Cuisinart Full-Size Cast-Iron Gas BBQ Grill placed 4th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Cuisinart 4-Burner Gas Grill is exactly what you need for your home. Cuisinart’s first full-size grill is one that was built to last and built to impress. With its 4 individually controllable burners, you’ll get 44,000 BTUs of cooking heat spread evenly across the 486 square inches of cooking surface. And if you’re looking for additional space, there’s a built-in warming rack that provides 202 additional square inches. With an easy twist to start ignition and removable cast iron cooking grates, this grill was made with the customer in mind. And no full-size grill is complete without side tables. The Cuisinart 4-Burner Gas Grill has two 18-inch x 13-inch side tables that provide plenty of extra space during a cookout.

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Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The four stainless steel burners are independently controlled, allowing you to create different heat zones for versatile cooking.
The included thermometer is easy to read and very accurate. It will come in handy when you’re slow-cooking meats or grilling up some poultry.
The outstanding advantage of the stove is its powerful capacity, which owns 4 burners, each burns 11,000 BTU, heat up the entire grill surface.
This gas grill includes 4 pieces of individually controllable burners with a total number of 44,000-BTUs of cooking heat/hour.
An easy twist to start ignition and removable cooking grates mean it’s easy to clean and was made with the consumer in mind.
Every part of this grill is stainless steel made from the knobs to burners to covers.
The cooking space is ideal for larger families or cooking in batches, plus the warming grate is ideal for keeping food warm and toasting buns.
The overall construction is primarily stainless steel with a basic cart design on casters. Two permanent side shelves provide room for prep and storage while cooking.
Each of the burner knobs has its own ignition built inside it. You won't be needing any matchsticks or lighters to turn on this gas grill. Just twist the knob, and it will ignite!
The frame of the brills comes with a set of wheels and two support legs which makes this grill easy to move and a sturdy grill to stand up.
The stainless steel construction prevents rusting and is built to last.
A built-in handy bottle opener helps you to enjoy your drink while your food is cooking too.
Assembly is a pain-free process compared to some other models. Expect to spend between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours during assembly.
The huge cooking surface is up to 443 square inches. If you take in a 167sq” warming rack, the cooking surface becomes too wide for you.

What reviewers didn't like

Grates can rust if the grill is left uncovered in inclement weather
Pay attention to the 1 inch gap in the back as it can affect the speed of heating up.
The only real drawback you may have with this grill is that it tends to run really hot on high and the middle is hotter than the sides are.
Little heavier than other models
High heat setting needs to be watched.
Small grease pan
While the Cuisinart CGG-7400 appears to be a mostly durable grill, there are a few exposed components that will rust without proper attention.
There are only two wheels to carry it.
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