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Top Chefs Say You Shouldn't Grill These Foods — Especially Burgers

We’re going to have to ask you to step away from the patty.

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A Chef's Guide To What Not To Grill

If there’s a food that epitomizes summer more than a grilled burger, name it.

And yet, not one, not two, but three different chefs have told us to tell you to take those burgers off the coals immediately. Instead, put them on a griddle or plancha—a solid surface where you won’t lose any valuable fat or flavor to the flames below.