SMEG Oven Symbol Guide

 Symbol Description What It Does


Simply the word “eco” in capital letters Utilises the grill, fan and bottom element, allowing for the cooking of smaller items of food.
pizza function

Pizza Function

A simple oval shape with small dots, symbolising a pizza or cookie This function uses all aspects of the oven, creating optimum cooking conditions for pizzas, cookies, quiches and other items.
top and bottom element only

Top and Bottom Element Only

Two short, arcing lines, one at the top and one at the bottom Using both the top and bottom elements, this function cooks items which sit in the centre of the oven best. Best suited to roasting meats or baking cakes and bread.
grill element

Grill Element 

An arced line of dashes at the top Perfect for quick cooking or browning. Smaller items can be placed higher, while larger items should be placed lower down.
bottom heating element only

Bottom Heating Element Only

Arcing line at the bottom Using the lower element, this function is best suited for foods which need more temperature at the base such as pastry and pizzas. This will avoid rapid browning of foods and can be used for slow cooking.
top heating element only

Top Heating Element Only

 Arcing line at the top Utilising only the upper element, this function helps with the browning of dishes such as those topped with cheese or potatoes.
half grill
Half Grill
Three dashes at the top, forming a short arc Perfect for the swift browning of dishes, as with the full grill, smaller items should be higher, while large dishes should be placed lower down.
top element and grill

Top Element and Grill

A solid arcing line with a dashed line following the same arc underneath Food can be cooked extremely quickly using both the top element and the grill.
circulaire with top and bottom elements

Circulaire With Top and Bottom Elements

A fan symbol in a circle, with arced lined at the top and bottom outside the circle By moving the heat from both elements around with the fan, this function provides penetrating cooking, particularly useful for meats.
fan with grill

Fan With Grill

Fan symbol with an arc of dashes at the top Lessening the harsh impact of the grill via the fan, fan assisted grilling is perfect for grilling items slowly with even results.
fan with half grill

Fan With Half Grill

Fan symbol with half an arc of dashes at the top Functions similarly to the normal fan assisted grill, but this half grill setting suits smaller food items.


A snowflake symbol with three water droplets beneath This function means no heat can be produced in the oven even if the thermostat is turned up.


A singular fan symbol This functions similarly to the snowflake function, but only when the thermostat is at zero.
fan with top bottom elements

Fan With Top And Bottom Elements

A single fan symbol with an upper and lower arc Utilises the fan with combined elements, but preheating the oven is still required.


A single fan inside a circle Combining the fan with the circular element, this function needs no preheating and can cook multiple foods at the same time without flavour transfer.
circulaire with bottom element

Circulaire With Bottom Element

A fan inside a circle, with an arc underneath This function adds the lower element to the circular element, creating an excellent temperature for cooking anything with a base.
fan with bottom element / circogas

Fan With Bottom Element/Circogas

A fan symbol with an arc beneath For electric ovens this function ensures more thorough cooking in the inside of food. For gas ovens it gives and even cook without flavour transferal.


A large, capital letter ‘P’ This function provides cleaning at 500℃ to tackle dirt and build ups.


A through line with a small arc at either end If you have a rotisserie, this will work with your grill to cook and brown foods.
rotisserie with half grill

Rotisserie With Half Grill

Through line and small arcs at the ends with three dashes in an arc above This provides the same function as the normal rotisserie with a half grill setting.
rotisserie with full grill

Rotisserie With Full Grill

Through line and small arcs at the ends with full arc of dashes above Allows the rotisserie function to be used with a full grill setting.
rotisserie with top element

Rotisserie With Top Element And Grill

Through line and small arcs at the ends with full arc of dashes above and a full arc line on top Allows the rotisserie function to be used for rapid food cooking.
eco circulaire

Eco Circulaire

A fan inside a circle with the word “Eco” above Works the same as the normal circulaire function but some models will have a more energy efficient function.
five water droplets

Vapor Clean With Bottom Element

Five Water Droplets Requiring you to spray a small mixture of water and detergent into the oven, the lower element will work with vapour clean to clean the oven.

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