The Imperial Elite Gas 24 Inch Teppan-Yaki Griddle is a 30,000 BTU griddle with a 24 inch diameter grill area, a thick highly polished steel griddle plate and stainless steel front and sides. The 3/4" griddle plate is ideal for a wide variety of cooking requirements and the 24" depth provides maximum cooking surface for peak cooking times. The round burner is strategically located to provide a hot spot on the griddle surface. The center of the griddle plate is designed to be the hottest area - perfect for cooking meat, fish and chicken. The temperature gradually decreases toward the griddle edges - ideal for preparing vegetables and noodles.