- How can I clean sticky or greasy residue off my griddle?
- How can I clean rust off my griddle?
- What is the best way to clean stubborn stains from the griddle?
- Griddle is discolored
- Griddle gummy substance when doing burn in with oil; new griddle appears to have a coating on it
- How to clean vent behind griddle?
To clean a Wolf Griddle:
- Do not remove griddle for cleaning, clean it in place.
- Wolf suggests use of the Wolf Griddle Cleaning Kit for best results.
- Use a metal spatula, with square corners to scrape grease and other debris into the collection tray.
- While the surface is warm, pour water on so that it bubbles, like deglazing a pan.
- Use a spatula to scrape off burnt-on food that bubbles up.
- Pour on more water.
- Use a green Scotch-Brite™ pad with a folded towel on top to protect your hand from any steam. This will scrape/scrub the griddle surface clean.
- When surface has cooled, wipe it with a paper towel to remove excess grease or oil.
- Once clean, spray or wipe on a small amount of peanut or vegetable oil to protect surface from oxidation.
- If oxidation or rust (this is a natural process and is normal) appears on the griddle surface, clean it off with a fine grade steel wool.
- The vent behind the griddle can be cleaned by using Penny Brite, the vent can not be removed.
- Cleaning removes sticky residue from initial burn in or regular use.
- If sticky residue appeared after burn in, clean griddle with steps above and start the burn in cycle over using less oil than the first time.
- To remove grease on the griddle when new prior to seasoning, clean the surface with soap and water then season it again.
- For stubborn stains, use the green Scotch-Brite™ pad with a mild abrasive cleaner, then rinse.
- Light scratches may occur with the Scotch-Brite™ pad, this is normal.
- White vinegar and water or club soda (1:10 ratio vinegar to water) can be helpful for the removal of stubborn stains and or discoloring of the griddle surface.
- Pumice or Griddle Stones can be used to clean the griddle.
- Discoloration of the griddle surface is normal.
- If the initial cleaning and burn in was not completed, this can be done after use.
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