Broilers give the your taste of your backyard grill and leave a distinct grill marks on your meat. Most charbroilers are gas, but some models come in electric as well.

Broilers are unique in that meat juice and fat drippings fall down onto the heat source and flare up, resulting in a smoky flavor. The metal or char rock radiant barrier acts a heat source, when food is place on grill, the heat is transferred to the food and cooks it. Heavy duty units store more heat in the radiant layer and will therefor cook faster. Charbroilers come mainly in two types: