No need to season it as far as rust is concerned but it does seal up tighter after a few cooks. Temp control becomes easier after that point.
Sooooo, cook a few fattys to get the process started.
And, BTY, congratulations !
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle