My favorite kitchen appliance - don't know how I lived without it!
Great quality sandwich press and contact grill. As a sandwich press you will fit 6 toasties in here at once. The great thing about this grill is that it can be used as an electric frypan and broiler. The ability to distance the top place makes it great for open grills.
The variable heat setting makes its suitable for cooking a huge range of foods, I use it to roast vegetables and have a beautiful char effect, cook meats, cook pizzas, and of course make toasties. You can make an entire bacon and egg breakfast and toast on this machine. So versatile.
Purchased in January 2011 for $150.00.
I use my sandwich press nearly everyday for my lunch, it grills chicken very well too. One of the trusted brands, it never let's you down. The added feature like thermostat to control temperature would have been awesome, hope Sunbeam can look into it and add this feature in their new models.
Great product cook's just about anything
This is a very good product but it needs a thermostat to control temperature as it gust burns things so i must keep on turn it off at the power point can we get a new model soon with a temperature control it even cook's fish and chips stake and onions
Wow this is amazing.
This griller does exactly what it says. Made grilled chicken breasts only took 10min. Chicken was moist and tender only minimal juices lost. Cleaning was easy too there is no mess all over the place like other reviewers said.
Made a toasted sandwich in a few min it was hot and cheese melted quick.
%100 worth every $$$$
Bought at bing lee using after pay $18 a fortnight is a bargain.
This machine is the magic of all machines. My toastys and flat bread comes out crispy and crunchy while my cheese is melted to perfection. It has settings and can adjust to your liking. It’s quick to heat up and very easy to clean away with paper towel. Kids love this machine!
Perfect for a large family!
There are 5 people in our family and 80% of the time we usually have guests, so when it comes time for a cheap quick meal (toasted sandwiches) we usually get out our Sunbeam Cafe Contact Grill & Sandwich Press! It fits four whole toasters at one time! Perfectly golden bread and so easy to clean! We love it! I would recommend this grill to anyone with a larger family or just someone who loves loads of toasties! (Ps. I’m sure it’s a great grill too but we are yet to bother with that, the toasties are too good)
Excellent all purpose cooker.
Steaks, 2.5 minutes on high! Get that lovely grill pattern too.
Chicken tenders with nandos sauce, 2 minutes, re-baste, flip and let it sit for 30 seconds!
Cheese toasties, depends on how much of that golden lovely goodness you stacked in the bad boy!?
This little grill is awesome, I hardly use the pan anymore, because it can do most cooking jobs and it's non stick, so cleaning is easy.
Highly recommended to friends already.
This replaced my George Forman Grill and is so much better. Has a slide out drip tray so you catch all the fat and it is easy to clean. Heats up quickly, great size, bottom flat, top has ridges . I use it for sausages, hamburger patties, chicken kebabs etc.
Have been using the GC7800 for about 18years.
the only change is that the old grill doesn't seem to sizzle like it used to but still has its non-stick surface intact.
So passed it on to kids in flat.
Just purchased the new GC7850B and it looks beautifully designed.
Looking forward to another 18+ years of use with this one.
We have both this and a family George Foreman. I tend to use the George for Meats and this more for Sandwiches and Veggies and the odd piece of chicken or fish but it is perfectly suited to doing all. Love the flat bottom plate which is a breeze to clean and the drip tray for catching the excess fat off while cooking.
Perfect for Grilling Meats, Veggies and even toasted Sandwiches. Has two setting one for Sandwiches and one for the other stuff. Easy to clean. Swivel top plate allows movement for thicker cuts of meats and thicker foccacia sandwiches.
There is nothing i dislike about the Sunbeam Contact Grill and Sandwich Press.
Questions & Answers
Are there older versions with the same model number?
We recently bought one to replace an even older one. The new one doesn’t look anything like any of the pictures corresponding to the model number on the sandwich press.
We have replaced the old models to ensure that each model adheres to industry’s touch temp requirements.
We had to do minor design changes which unfortunately does not enable the current / new design to stand up for storage.
We are in the process of fixing this, but rest assured that each product still performs the same.
It was a major design change if the hinge gets thinner and the appliance will no longer stand up. This one is garbage compared to the one we are replacing. The hinges seem pathetic and will not hold the plates parallel making it difficult to put 3 sandwiches in the press. Not being able to stand up makes it hard to store and almost a deal breaker. Luckily I have skills and will build something and attach it to the arms to solve this oversight.
The even older one with 2 flat plates, takes 6 slices of bread, temperature control knob and decent hinges was the best. Seems like quality is being sacrificed for profits.
Safety is our top priority, so please do not alter the appliance. I have just sent you a private message to help you solve the matter.
The hinge screws came loose after few uses and now one of them is lost. We tried contact the Sunbeam center and they couldn't provide any replacement part not the service center. We can't use the grill now.. Probably won't buy the product again.
Did you end up answering the above query about the press being lopsided? How can this be adjusted?
Hi Kaz B, not really sure why it would be lopsided, maybe something to do with the dial?
Please give our team a call on1300 881 861 so we can offer you further assistance...
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|Category||Grills and Sandwich Presses||Grills and Sandwich Presses|
|Release date||Nov 2006|
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