Indirect or Direct Heat

There's nothing complicated about lighting a gas grill. However, gas grill operation does vary, so be sure to consult the owner's manual that came with your grill.

Technique Class1B1 1

To light a Weber® gas grill, first open the lid so unlit gas fumes don't collect in the cooking box.

Technique Class1B1 2

Next, slowly open the valve on your propane tank (or natural gas line) all the way and wait a minute for the gas to travel through the gas line.

Technique Course2D2 3

Depending on the model you own, you may need to turn the knob to High/Start and then click the ignition button to light each burner individually. Please reference your owner's guide or the inside of your door (varies by model) for proper lighting instructions.

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Close the lid and preheat the grill for 10 to 15 minutes.

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When the temperature reaches 260°C, use a long-handled grill brush to clean the cooking grates. Then adjust the burners to the suggested method and temperature in the recipe.