The Char Broil Charcoal Barrel 580 Grill features a tried and true barrel design, cast iron cooking grates, adjustable height steel fire grates, and removable ash pan for easy cleaning. The primary cooking area measures 580 sq. in. with an additional 270 sq. in. of secondary cooking area with a chrome swingaway rack. The adjustable fire grates are shifted with a cast iron grate lifter which is also included. For additional workspace, the 580 features a convenient steel side shelf and steel folding front shelf and of course, cool touch handles and smoke stack. As with all grills, we recommend keeping the firebox clean to help avoid flare up as well as using a grill cover to protect your invesent.