Foodservice Equipment Reports

SPECIAL REPORT: Blender Gallery


The Vita-Prep 3 gives culinary professionals unmatched performance with fast and consistent blends of even the thickest and toughest ingredients. Its high-performance 3-hp (peak) motor delivers the power needed in a commercial kitchen. The unit’s hardened stainless blade is razor sharp and efficiently purées, grinds, chops and more, easily taking the place of several kitchen appliances. The Vita-Prep 3’s advance cooling system guards against overheating and a sound-reduction pad makes for quieter blending. Unit measures 20.3-in. H x 8-in. W x 9-in. D.


Model MX1200XTX from Waring Commercial’s Xtreme line is ideal for food preparation from bread doughs to whipped egg whites, soups, smoothies, hummus and everything in between. It features a 3.5-hp (peak) motor paired with the company’s trademarked container, The Raptor (a heavy-duty blade and jar designed to deliver smooth consistencies fast). The 64-oz. jar is unbreakable, dishwasher-safe BPA-free copolyester. Food blender measures 18-in. H x 8.5-in.W x 8.25-in. D.


BLE-310 is an all-purpose blender. Its 3-hp motor is powerful enough to process soups, purées and salsas in addition to blending smoothies and frozen drinks. It features a BPA-free, 64-oz. Tritan container that funnels contents into stainless blades. Add ingredients easily while it’s blending through a removable cap. Unit features a timer from 0 to 6 min., variable-speed control, pulse control and unique Infinity function that “waves” the contents by starting slow, then fast, back to slow and then fast again until you hit stop. Measures 19-in. H x 8-in. W x 8-in. D.


Why choose between a quiet blender and a powerful blender? Blendtec’s newest commercial blender, the Stealth, features a 3-hp (peak) motor and introduces several industry firsts, including an illuminated touch-control surface, a USB interface for easy programming changes (comes with 36 blend cycles; users can upload hundreds more) and the latest proprietary sound-management and airflow innovations to operate quietly. Jar is copolyester. It’s 17.22-in. H x 8.55-in. W x 9.06-in. D and is compatible with Blendtec’s patented Four Side, 5-sided WildSide and Twister jars.


HB’s Tournant (HBF600) high-performance food blender provides precise control over chopping, grinding, puréeing and blending. Highly versatile, the Tournant’s adjustable speed dial gives chefs ultimate finishing control. A 3-hp motor with all-metal drive coupling and a temperature gauge to prevent unnecessary burnout ensure durability. A large, 4-oz. dosing cup lets you add liquids while blending. Blender comes with a patented 48-oz. polycarbonate Wave-Action jar. Blender is 18 in.H x 7 in.W x 8 in.D

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