Breville Sous Chef

Professional Quality

Breville was founded in Sydney, Australia in 1932.  Now a household name of small kitchen appliances in Australia, Breville is available all over the world.  Their food processors offer home chefs the power and convenience of restaurant-quality appliances right in their very own kitchens.

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You’ll be slicing and dicing vegetables, grating cheese, puréeing ingredients for soups, sauces, and creams like a pro with a Breville model  Today we’re going to take a look at the Breville Sous Chef at Amazon.

Dimensions and Capacity

The Sous Chef comes with two BPA free processing bowls – a 16 cup work bowl and a 2.5 cup mini processing bowl.

Home chefs will love the extra-large size of the main bowl for prepping vegetables, cheeses, and even cutting up meat for homemade meals.  The smaller bowl is convenient for making sauces and dips, a single serving drink, and even grinding up your own spices and herbs.  This model from Breville measures 10.2 X 8 X 17.8 inches and weighs 26 pounds.

See the Breville BFP800XL Sous Chef Food Processor at Amazon.

Power, Discs, and Blades

With on a powerful 1200 watt induction motor, the Sous Chef has all of the power of a restaurant-grade version.  With 5 multi-function discs and 3 blades, the sous chef is ready to dice, slice, chop and cut anything you can throw at it.

The discs include a slicing disc that can be set to 24 different slicing settings, allowing you to customize the thickness of your slices from a paper-thin 0.3 mm all the way up to a thick 8.0 mm.  Other discs include a julienne disc, a French fry cutting disc, a whisking disc, and a reversible shredding disc.

The included blades consist of a micro-serrated universal S blade, a dough blade for kneading and mixing, and a mini blade for use with the mini bowl.  The sous chef features a 5.5 inch super-wide feed chute so that you don’t have to waste time pre-cutting your fruits, vegetables, or blocks of cheese.

Equipped with an LCD display that features a count-up and count-down auto timer, any cook will find this model simple to use and be able to prepare foods like a professional chef from home.

Other features include both a small and a large food pusher, and the small pusher doubles as a measuring cup.  The silicone seal reduces the risk of leaks and spills during use and the non-skid rubber feet keep the Sous Chef stable while in use for added safety.  Clean up is a breeze, all of the parts are dishwasher safe and the base simply requires a wipe down with a damp cloth or sponge.

Storage and Warranty

The Sous Chef will stand on any kitchen surface within easy reach, and with three stylish colors available to choose from, will add a touch of class to any kitchen décor; you can choose from stainless steel, black sesame, or cranberry red. All disc and blade accessories are housed in a space saving storage case that is included.

The storage case can be stored horizontally or vertically inside your cupboards, taking up minimal room while keeping all your parts together in one place.  Breville Sous Chef was rated the best food processor for several years and comes standard with a 25-year motor warranty.

The model comes with a guide that includes tips and techniques for use, as well as recipes that range from sauces and dips to soups, main courses, and desserts.

Amazon Reviews

From my research, I found that overall customers are very happy with this Breville food processor.

It has the ability to process large amounts in a short space of time.  And time-saving is one benefit that popped up often.

Customers have reported the processor is easy to use and super convenient.  It is also a breeze to clean with no difficult nooks and crannies.

Performance is another plus point that kept coming up during my research.

So a good all-rounder when it comes to speed, convenience, and performance.  A definite must on your shopping list for food processors.

See the Breville BFP800XL Sous Chef Food Processor at Amazon

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