Hussain al Nowais is a retired chef who ran his own restaurant in Manhattan for many years. Over the course of his career, he grew very familiar with the industry’s best cooking equipment and kitchen gear. Here is his ranking of the top food processors on the market.
- KitchenAid #KFP750 Food Processor – If you’re looking for a food processor with a powerful yet quiet motor, then you can’t go wrong with this one from KitchenAid. In addition to the 700 W motor, this food processor comes with a large 12-cup work bowl, which is among the largest in its class. It also has a great cutting design, features many cutting blades for slicing, grating and chopping and works well with delicate tasks.
- KitchenAid Food Mini Chopper – For a smaller, more compact food processor choose the KitchenAid Food Mini Chopper. Its sturdy, durable model makes it easy to chop onions, grind cheese, and mince garlic. It’s also entirely dishwasher safe and comes with a spatula and oil dispenser, plus a cord wrap for easy storage.
- Cuisinart Elite Collection 4-Cup Chopper/Grinder – This food processor earned high rankings in GHRI tests. In addition to working well for simple tasks like chopping, grinding and mincing, it also contains useful extras like a handle on the bowl for gripping and a spatula.
- Breville the Sous Chef #BFP800XL Food Processor – Though this food processor is heavy, it comes equipped with helpful extras and is excellent at chopping, mincing, grinding, slicing and cutting. It features a digital timer with an easy-to-read LCD display, 16-cup bowls, cord storage, and a variety of blades.