Cuisinart Elite 2.0 16-Cup Food Processor

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Sugg. Price $545 Our Price $299.95

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The updated and improved Cuisinart Elite food processor packs 1500 watts of power for effortless food prep, tackling even the toughest tasks with speed and precision. The ultimate kitchen multitasker, it comes complete with stainless-steel chopping/mixing blades, dough blade, adjustable slicing disc and reversible shredding disc.

  • Nested 16-cup and 4 1⁄2-cup work bowls for a variety of tasks.
  • SealTight™ Advantage prevents leaks and holds blade in place when pouring.
  • Easy-to-use touchpad
with blue LEDs and large buttons for On, Off, Dough and Pulse.
  • Slicing blade adjusts from 0mm to 10mm.
  • Shredding disc reverses for fine or medium results.
Dimensions & More Info
  • Functions include
 chop, purée, knead, shred, slice and emulsify.
  • Wide-mouth feed tube fits whole fruits and vegetables.
  • Die-cast metal base
offers a commercial look and heavy-duty construction.
  • Includes storage case for blades and discs.
  • 1500W peak-power motor.
  • 8 3/4" x 11" x 17 1/2" high.
  • 24 lb. 3 oz.
  • This product is intended for use in the United States and Canada and is built to United States electrical standards.
  • Made in China.
Use & Care


  • Removable parts are dishwasher safe.
  • Wipe base clean with a damp cloth.
  • Avoid harsh detergents and abrasive cleansers.

Shipping Information

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If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

For all cutlery returns (knife sets, single knives, cutting boards, knife sharpeners, and knife storage) please contact us at 888.922.4108 to initiate the return.

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  • Rated 1 out of 5 by from Inconvenient and hard to clean I purchased this Cuisinart 3 years ago to replace a 35 year old Braun. It is difficult to stack the bowls and adjust the lid to allow the machine to run, the disc blades are not precise and leave food chunks resting on top of the blades, and the top leaks liquids and is hard to clean. Their are no accessories or support available for the machine and WS does not back the product. If you just want to use the big bowl and the in bowl blades it is fine for chopping and dough making, but for other food prep many other processor models from Cuisinart and other manufacturers work much better for less money and frustration.
    Date published: 2017-12-06
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Amazingly bad This is easily the worst food processor we have owned. It can be turned on without the top be properly attached. Worthless for liquids unless you want to spray the contents all over the kitchen. The top itself is almost impossible to even get on at all. You can push the "on" button and then start to apply the top, and it suddenly starts even though there is a gap that you can slide your fingers through. We took it in and were told there was nothing wrong with it. I am hesitant to throw it away because of the cost, but we never use use it. Given our experience with this item and the recent recall of 8 million Cuisinart processors, we will never buy this brand again.
    Date published: 2017-11-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth Every Penny! I love this thing. I had and used a Prep 11 for about 8 years.and it was time for an upgrade. Last night I used the main bowl for chopping veggies for stew and mashing Planatains for Mofongo. Turned out perfect. Washed with dishwasher with ease. I was worried at first because this unit is so large that the bowl might not fit so well on my top rack, but it fit perfectly. Today, I made pizza dough with the recipe from the instruction book and it turned out PERFECT. So easy and fast. I also sliced ham and tomatoes as well as grated mozzarella cheese for toppings. I took apart the top (removed the seal) so I could wash it by hand. Although the dishwasher did a fine job, I just wanted to make sure I could do it easily. And it was absolutely fine. It doesn't hop around the counter like my prep 11 did. Its very quiet considering the 1500 watt motor. I am so glad I upgraded.
    Date published: 2017-01-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from 2.0 is a big improvement BUT NEEDS A DICING KIT Bought the food processor just before the 2.0 came out. Complained like crazy and got Cuisinart to switch it to the 2.0. The problem with pieces of food falling through the finger holes was very annoying, but is now fixed. It would be nice if Cuisinart supported this food processor with more optional attachments--ESPECIALLY THE NEW DICING KIT.. I have never had a problem cleaning the lid. I always place it in the top rack of the dishwasher with the gasket towards the bottom. All the little shreds of food are always gone, when I unpack the dishwasher.
    Date published: 2016-08-04
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bigger NOT Better I bought this machine 7 or 8 years ago and retired it yesterday and am eager to start using my much less expensive Cuisinart DFP-14BCNY 14-Cup Food Processor. Cleaning the lid was a huge problem. The rubber can't be removed so despite my best efforts, I now have a lid with 8 years of food pieces, oil, sweet and savory. YUK! I replaced my machine because the electronic buttons no longer worked. It is like they are stuck on so the only control I had was pushing the lid on and off. This is a bummer given the cost of the machine, but that isn't my biggest complaint. As I gathered all of the parts and pieces of the defunct machine, I realized that I hadn't used 95% of them. Those two smaller bowls - maybe I used them a handful of times. All of the disks, I have used them a few times. The 16 cup size is just too big. When I bought the 16-cup Elite, I wanted the best. I now realize that best is not simply defined by the most expensive.
    Date published: 2016-07-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big and powerful I have had my Cuisinart Elite 2.0 16-Cup Food Processor for one month. So far I love it. It is big, powerful, and sits nicely on the kitchen counter under the upper cabinet. As with other comments, the grating function does allow thick slivers of the food being grated to slip between the lid and side of disc. My old Cuisinart did this too and it is a minor issue. The improvements in this model far outweigh the limitations. The seal under the lid is easily removed for cleaning and keeps liquids from spilling out of the bowl during use. The 16 cup size supports making large batches of sauces, salad dressings, and pestos which I preserve for later use. And the powerful motor makes use a breeze. I love cooking for other people and my old Cuisinart is about worn out after 30 years of dinner parties for family and friends. So far I am thrilled with my purchase!
    Date published: 2016-06-30
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buyer Beware! I have had nothing but trouble with this machine. After the first break, and paying for it to be returned, it worked for a while; but after going through the expensive process when it broke again, I quit. I now have a very expensive broken machine sitting in a box in my garage. I would never buy a product made by this company again. I wouldn't even give this one star.
    Date published: 2016-04-18
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from bad performer I recently bought the 16 cup Elite food processor. Easy it was to use, but flawed. Example: shredding carrots. I peeled and stacked the feed tube, applied even pressure and only about 2/3 of the carrots were grated; long pieces of carrot got stuck between the blade and walls of the bowl, where there is a gap. Same thing, and same problem with smaller feed tube and larger shredding blade. I ended up with a bowl of grated carrots (and I wasn't that thrilled with the texture - kind of undefined of either size shred), and giant long pieces of unshredded carrots with about one third of their thickness left. Clean-up not easy - pieces of food get stuck in hard to clean places. Could really be a problem keeping locked-in moisture or unseen food particles. I do not recommend this product
    Date published: 2016-04-01
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