Vita-Prep® produces silky smooth purèes, grinding whole spices and grains, chopping vegetables and more. Vita-Prep outlasts other blenders 3 to 1, and for many well-known chefs, the Vita-Prep has become essential in the back-of-the-house commercial kitchens.
Pros: quieter than older models, blends to perfection, 3 horsepower peak, commercial grade Cons: expensive, not for the casual user, dial is way too loose for commercial machine The Bottom Line: Only an excellent machine would make me buy anything from VITAMIX again. This machine is top-of-the-line-worth the money, especially if you are into raw eating. (but there's one problem) (NOTE: The day after I … more