Napoleon has come up with one seriously innovative side burner for the 450 Series of the Prestige Gas Grills. This side-burner uses infrared technology. Why use infrared? Professional chefs often use infrared because it produces extremely high-heat, great for searing meats and caramelizing fruit. Infrared burners give grills this same ability to sear foods at over 1,500°F using little fuel. Typical grill burners never reach these high-heat levels, generally not exceeding 500°F. How does infrared work? The infrared burner heats an object, often a ceramic grate, which quickly reaches searing temperature. This grate, not the fire, then sears the food. It's quick, it's efficient, and it really works well. Most grills that offer an infrared burner option section off one area of the cooking grid used for the infrared burner.
The best part about this side burner is that it has two cooking positions. Position 1 is perfect for searing steaks directly on the grill grate while Position 2 is better for pots and pans. The burner grate/grill grate is made from high-quality porcelainized cast iron. The 12,500 BTU sealed-style burner features its own push button start. The stylish kit includes all the needed hoses, a contoured condiment tray, tool hooks, and a burner lid.
This side burner fits all 450 Series Napoleon Prestige Propane-Fueled Grills.