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Cuisinart's generous 1.2 cubic-foot convection microwave oven and grill would easily find itself at home in a high-end commercial kitchen. It's the ultimate combination of size, style and smarts with a brushed stainless steel and black frame and a sleek touch pad. Single and combination settings unlock unlimited cooking options for you and your family.

Making crispy bacon, grilling marinated chicken breasts and reheating beverages is now as simple as pushing one button with preset options to produce perfect pizza, popcorn and even cake! The 1000W multi stage cooking feature can automatically shift from oven to grill to microwave, perfectly finishing any recipe you choose. This is a new generation of microwave - and it's from Cuisinart, of course!


  • Cuisinart 1000W Microwave Convection Oven & Grill
  • 12" rotating glass tray
  • Reversible grill rack
  • Instruction and recipe book

Oven Features

  • Touchpad interface
  • Preset options
  • 1000 watt multi stage cooking
  • Stainless steel interior is easy to sanitize and doesn't absorb odors

Additional Information

  • Materials: Stainless steel and glass
  • Dimensions: 21-3/16" x 19" x 12-3/16"
  • Weight: 38 lbs
  • Country of Origin: China


  • Three-year limited manufacturers warranty. Please contact: 1-800-726-0190.
Microwaves vary based on the needs of their users. They save much time and effort in doing a variety of cooking tasks. To find which type of microwave best suits your needs, compare their different features below.

Size, Type & Power
There are essentially three different sizes for you to choose from - compact, medium and large. A compact or portable microwave is generally less than one cubic foot in capacity. These work well for students, small apartments or when travelling. Medium-sized are typically between 1 and 1.5 cubic feet and are the common choice for smaller households. A large microwave oven is capable of cooking a meal and may feature "auto-cook" and precise temperature controls. Keep in mind the size of your family and the size of your dishes when making your choice.

There are many different types of microwave ovens available, including countertop, built-in, over-the-range and commercial. A countertop model rests on your countertop, but also takes up counter space that is often limited in many homes. Built-in and over-the-range microwaves may be more convenient, but also may require installation by a professional.

Most microwaves fall between 600 and 1200 watts of power. A higher wattage will cook foods faster, but it will also consume more electricity. As microwaves may vary, it can take some time to become familiar with your particular model and its power. When first cooking, it is wise to start with the shortest time recommended and increase the time in small increments until your meal is cooked or reheated.

Choose from an array of features amongst the various sizes and models of microwaves. Many have turntables, which rotate your food throughout the cooking process and help to cook your food more evenly. Some have shortcut settings like popcorn, baked potatoes, frozen entrees and defrost. Another notable feature is "child lockout" in which the doors are locked and released using the keypad. Some microwaves also offer variable power controls which allow you to use a setting other than High or 100%.

A relatively new technology is "sensor cooking", where the cooking is based on humidity in the oven from the moisture in the food. Preprogrammed cooking starts with just one touch - you add the food, tell the microwave oven what you are cooking and start! The microwave can automatically detect when the food is cooked and will shut off when done.

Usage Tips

  • Always use dishes marked "microwave safe"
  • Take-out or foam containers are not suitable for use in the microwave
  • Round or oval containers work better, as square containers can concentrate heat in the corners, drying out food
  • Do not use foil to cover your dishes - use plastic wrap, wax paper or a paper towel
  • NEVER run your microwave without food or liquid inside, as this can permanently damage the internal microwave antenna (or magnetron)
  • Cleaning Tips
    The best way to keep your microwave clean is to wipe away splatters after each use. Food particles can absorb some of the microwave's energy while it is operating and burn onto the interior's surface. If you find burned-on food, here are some easy tips to get it clean again:

    Using a large cup or bowl, fill it with 1 cup of water and a few slices of lemon, lime or orange. Lemon juice or vinegar will also work. Heat this combination in the oven on High for three minutes. Once this is done, let it sit in the microwave for three more minutes, then remove. This will soften the grime enough to easily remove with a cloth. The touchpad controls, door hardware and other exterior pieces should also be cleaned at this time, as they will last longer when clean.

    During this cleaning, inspect your door and its seal. If these appear damaged, have it checked out and repaired by a qualified appliance repair technician. Be safe and remember that only a qualified technician should perform repairs.


    Appointment Scheduler / Message Center: Some models allow you to program appointments or messages for your family; located where the time is displayed.

    Automatic Defrost: Allows you to enter the type and weight of food into the control panel and it will adjust the time and power level to best defrost that particular food.

    Automatic Sensor: Determines if a food is done by measuring the humidity or vapors in the microwave. Once a sensor sounds, the food is done and it will automatically shut off. These sensors can also be used to determine defrost times.

    Browning Dishes & Trays: Help to create a more oven-cooked look. These dishes have metal content on the bottom to help foods get crispier.

    CFM: Cubic Feet per Minute - The rating that indicates how much air is moved by the ventilation fan.

    Child Lock Out: Keeps the microwave door shut and requires a code to start and stop operation of the unit.

    Dual Mode Timer: A timer that can be used when cooking food, as well as a kitchen timer.

    Instant Cook Pads / Controls: Buttons that have preset cooking times programmed into them (i.e. potatoes, popcorn, frozen pizza, hot beverages, etc.) Some models allow you to reprogram them to your precise needs. They may also be referred to as easy-touch buttons.

    Interactive Display: Word prompts to guide you through the cooking or programming process.

    Language / Weight Option: Allows you to change the cooking directions to other languages and change weights from pounds to kilograms.

    Sones: The rating for how much noise a hood level will make; the lower the number, the quieter the hood.

    Turntable: A revolving plate (typically glass) inside a microwave that automatically turns food as it cooks.