Cast Iron Grill Press from Steven Raichlen Italians know the secret to moist, crusty grilled chicken - they grill it under a press. Our cast iron grill press boasts a full 3 pounds of heat conducting cast iron in a smooth, thick plate with heat resistant wooden handle. The grill weight keeps the chicken from drying out, pressing the meat into the grill grate to give you killer grill marks. Use with chicken, pork tenderloins and thick pork chops! The Cast Iron Grill Press by Steven Raichlen is a full 3 pounds of heat conducting cast iron. It has a wooden handle and the base has a rectangular shape making it ideal for most uses.