In the Basque culture, hosting a barbecue means cooking a la plancha, or literally on a metal plate. Instead of the open grate found on traditional grills, the Aupa Plancha has a smooth, solid cooking surface. Basque chefs revere this superior technique as the secret to preserving the nutrients, flavor, and natural moisture in grilled cuisine. Unlike traditional grills, the Aupa Planchas tabletop design allows you to take it with you. So go on elevate your camping fare to cuisine, and impress your tailgating buddies with your superior grilling technique.