KitchenAid Stand Mixers
Serious and professional bakers always consider upgrading to professional kitchen mixers and appliances. There are many mixers to choose from but reading up on the specifics may help you decide which commercial mixer is right for you. One popular mixer available today is the KitchenAid Professional 600 Series Stand Alone Mixer. It is available in eleven colors from licorice to pearl metallic. The KitchenAid Professional 600 Series has an all metal 10 speed stand mixer with powerful 575 watt motor. It has a six quarter stainless steel mixing bowl with a direct-drive transmission. Also it has an electronic speed sensor with auto shut-off. The mixer has a Soft Start function which minimizes splatter. Included with the mixer is a wire whip, burnished flat beater, spiral dough hook, and pouring shield. The Kitchen Aid mixer can also effectively mix up to fourteen cups of flour. It can make double batches of bread dough with the burnished Powerknead spiral hook. The mixer measurements are 14-3/5 by 16-1/2 by 11-2/7 inches. The KitchenAid mixer has a one year warranty.
Cuisinart Stand Mixers
Cuisinart makes a professional mixer called the Cuisinart SM-70 7-Quart Stand Mixer. The Cuisinart mixer comes in a professional brushed chrome finish. The Cuisinart SM-70 7 Quart has 1,200 watt stand mixer housed in durable die cast metal. It also has 12 speeds, 7 quarter stainless steel bowl with a slow-start and gentle-fold functions. Some interesting functions it has a 15 minute countdown timer which is great so you don’t over mix your dough. People like that it fits easily under cabinets in the kitchen. The speed of the mixer is easy to control from very slow to fast. It also has 3 power outlets, an auto shutoff with a tilt back head. The tools for this mixer are a dough hook, flat beater, and whip. The warranty for the Cuisinart SM-70 is 3 year warranty for the mixer and a 5 year warranty for the motor.
Hamilton Beach Stand Mixers
Another popular commercial mixer is the Hamilton Beach CPM700 Commercial Stand Mixer Silver. The Hamilton Beach mixer has eight hundred watts of power double the power of standard mixers. The mixer has automatic shut off if you tilt the mixer back. It has a seven quart bowl and it’s possible to mix 3 batches of cookie dough at once.
Hobart Stand Mixers
The Hobart N50 5 Qt. Mixer, with accessories, is a commercial quality mixer that weighs 55 pounds. It has 3 simple speeds and can power through pretty much anything. One reviewer of this mixer is convinced it could power through cement. The Hobart mixer has an accessory socket that accepts all KitchenAid accessories. With a price over two thousand dollars this mixer is built to last a lifetime. Once you place it on the kitchen counter it never has to be moved again.
Viking Stand Mixers
Another commercial quality mixer is the Viking Professional 7 Quart Stand Mixer. The mixer comes in four colors — black, red, silver and stainless steel gray. It’s normally priced between four hundred and five hundred dollars, and it’s a rugged piece of equipment. The Viking mixer has a powerful one thousand watt motor with a metal gear transmission. It has 3 multi-function power outlets to add attachments to your machine. Viking has an exclusive set of patent pending rear wheels on the base of the machine for easy maneuverability around your kitchen counters. The great thing is that this mixer only weighs 9 pounds, and it’s dimensions are 17 x 8.5 x 15 inches. Buyers may also buy Viking attachments there is a Viking Pasta Maker attachment with six screens, a Viking Slicer/Shredder with 3 discs, and a Viking Meat Grinder and Stuffer.
Vollrath Countertop Commercial Mixers
The Vollrath Countertop Commercial mixers range in price from eight hundred dollars to thirty seven hundred dollars. The company says it’s mixers are ideal for small bakery’s to caterers. The Vollrath has a powerful 1/3 horsepower motor with five mixing speeds. The mixer’s gears and shafts are heat treated alloy steel for years of use. Included is a stainless steel mixing bowl, dough hook, spatula, and wire whisk. The warranty is for one year.
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