Countertop blender with laser-cut stainless-steel blades * 2 peak hp motor generates blade speeds of 240 MPH * Durable construction; variable speed control * 64-ounce jar; recipe books, instructional DVD, and manual included * Measures 8-3/4 by 7-1/4 by 20 inches; 7-year warranty This incredible multi-tasking counter top blender is the ultimate in chopping, dicing, pureeing, blending, mixing, whipping, and grinding everything from whole fruits and vegetables, spices, cheese, meats, coffee beans, ice, and even frozen foods. It features a powerful 2 peak horsepower commercial-grade motor with blade speeds of up to 240 miles per hour and is perfect for your business or home kitchen. Look no further than a CIA Professional Series blender for the utmost in power and quality to create healthy smoothies, beverages, purees, batters, appetizers, and even salsa.
Why, you say, should I spend this insane amount of money for a blender? My answer: Because it's worth it. There is simply no comparison to other blenders. The Vitamix is the best. It really does crush ice effectively, make ice cream in seconds from frozen fruit and cream, and produces drinks and sauces that are utterly smooth, plus soups to die for. I make my own hummus and used it for baby food regularly, guests love it for silky frozen drinks, and it lasts--with zero problems. It's a quality device. ..
I have had my platinum Vita-Mix 1363 CIA (Culinary Institute of America) model blender for just over a month. So far, I am loving it! I have definitely increased my consumption of fruits and vegetables since getting it. I start most mornings off with a smoothie now. I throw in whatever fruit is in season (I love berries, but I've used peaches, nectarines, plums, grapes, apples, bananas and various frozen fruits), a scoop or two of protein powder, milk or water, a couple handfuls of fresh spinach, a coup..
I ordered Vitamix 5200, but was upgraded by kitchenuniverse because they were out of it. It's the same machine except for an upgraded book and different color base.things I can now do (or not do)with my Vitamix:1. dont have to section oranges or lemons. healthier this way too. (just peel and remove seeds)2. don't have to peel garlic (healthier? maybe. definitely more whole)3. don't have to chop carrots (still a good idea to quarter apples)4. sell my ice cream machine, and juicer5. make smoothies while baby ..