Chef’s Choice 720 Review

chef's choice 720 review

Chef’sChoice® International™ Professional Food Grinder Model 720

What control settings does it have?
It has three settings. Grinding, Stuffing, and Reverse.

Can it grind bones and tendons?
No. This unit wasn’t made to grind that type of material.


Is the parts dishwasher-safe?
It’s not recommended you use a dishwasher. You need to hand wash the parts to prevent damage.

Does it come with accessories?
Yes. A manual, blades, stuffing kit, and pusher.

Does it come with a sausage stuffing kit?
Yes. You get one sausage stuffing kit

Does it come with grinding plates, and if so, how many and what types?
Of course! You get a total of 4 plates. A 3mm Fine plate; 4.5mm Medium plate; 8mm Course plate. And a sausage plate.

What is the size of the blade?
The blade is a #8.

Does it have a handle?
Yes. With the handle, you can easily transport it around with straining your arms.

Does it have a reverse function?
Yes. In the event you need to unclog something, you can use the reverse switch, and you’re good to go.

What other foods can I grind with it?
You’re not limited to just meat. You can pretty much grind anything that won’t gummy up the system. You can grind pasta, vegetables, and more.

How much meat can it grind per minute?
The 720 can grind up to 3.5 pounds of meat per minute, which is pretty impressive for a grinder of this size.

How long is the warranty?
It comes with the standard 1-year limited warranty.

Where is it made?
It is made in China. But the unit is of high quality.

How much does it weigh?
It weights at 10.87 pounds. You can thank the materials for the light weight.

What are the size dimensions?
It is 9 3/4″ length x 7″ depth x 14″ height. This small design is great for storage in tight places when not in use.

How many watts?
This grinder produces 350 to 400 watts of power. This is pretty powerful for a grinder of this stature.

What type of motor system does it have?
The 720 has an advance high torque gear drive. This type of gear system reduces ‘bogging’ you get from other cheaply made grinders.

Does the motor have overload protection?
Yes. In the event the unit gets overloaded and overheats, it has an internal circuit breaker to help prevent damage to the motor or any of it’s electric components. This breaker is re-settable once it’s cooled down.

What is it made of?
The structural components are made of stainless steel and cast aluminum. This helps provide both strength and help reduce weight.

How much does it cost and where can I buy it?
The price varies depending on the vendor, but you can get it under $180. You can find it online over at Amazon for a cheaper price.