Premium nonstick surface provides stick-free cooking and easy cleaning. Slide-out drip tray removes and cleans easily. Control Master heat control maintains the desired cooking temperature automatically. Heavy cast aluminum base is virtually warp-proof. Griddle is fully immersible with the heat control removed. Simply open latch clips to detach handles from griddle base. No tools needed. With handles removed, base stores in most standard 18-inch kitchen cabinets. Cooking area of 231 square inch.