Simply put, it is energy similar to visible light, but with a longer wavelength. It is light that we cannot see, but our bodies detect as heat. Those of you that have a long white strip on the back of your grill (the Rotisserie Back Burner), that burner is utilizing the infrared technology.
Why Buy Infrared?
One of the most important facts about infrared grills is that they generate high temperatures much faster than traditional “blue flame” grills. These BBQ grills can reach temperatures well over 1000 degrees in as little as 5-7 minutes. Infrared grilling locks in juices and cooks faster than any other grill, similar to that of a deep fried turkey. In addition, This technology browns and caramelizes the surface of meats. Infrared grills simply aren't your typical style BBQ grill.