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Cuisinart Prep 11 Plus Food Processor 12 85.71%
Viking Food Processor 2 14.29%
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Old 12-15-2007, 01:14 PM   #1
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Cuisinart versus Viking food processors

I know there is already a post open about food processors but I didn't want to change the topic of that one. So here I am debating between an 11-cup Cuisinart and a 12-cup Viking food processor. The Viking does cost $100 more but that is not a big concern of mine because this is going to be a gift and the person giving it would not care. Here are links to each one at Cooking.com:

a. Cuisinart Black Prep 11 Plus Food Processor - Cooking.com
b. Viking Graphite Gray Food Processor - Cooking.com

Honestly I have never heard anything of the Viking unit but I know Viking is a pretty high quality company so I thought maybe it would be good. Which would you choose?

EDIT: One piece of information that I have been looking for but cannot find is the weight of these two units. If anyone can find that specification I would greatly appreciate it because that would be a big influence on my decision. I can tell just by looking that the Viking would be heavier, but I am not sure by how much.

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Old 12-15-2007, 02:35 PM   #2
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The Viking IS heavier, I think, because it has a die cast metal base.
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Old 12-15-2007, 04:47 PM   #3
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I don't know anything about wither one. Were I in the market for a new FP, I would not spend the extra $100 for the Viking as I believe the Cuisinart is a fine product. There are also Kitchen Aid FP that are considered good stuff.
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Old 12-15-2007, 05:02 PM   #4
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I have a KA.....Even with money not being a big concern, I would go with the Cuisinart over the Viking. My thoughts would be the Cuisinart has a proven track record while the Viking is some what newer on the market,.... yet the Viking is probably an excellent machine too!
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Old 12-15-2007, 05:37 PM   #5
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Yeah, I like my K'Aid FP also.

I already owned a Cuisinart before, so this time, I wanted a different brand.
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Old 12-15-2007, 11:05 PM   #6
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Yeah, I like my K'Aid FP also.

I already owned a Cuisinart before, so this time, I wanted a different brand.
Which were you more satisfied with?
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Old 12-16-2007, 12:18 AM   #7
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I have read a revue of Viking mixers and it was just so so. Google and see what turns up. Go to your library and check out Consumer magazine.
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Old 12-16-2007, 02:20 AM   #8
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the Cuisinart looks like it has a bigger shute..which I would like better Plus it has extra blades.
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Old 12-16-2007, 04:12 AM   #9
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First of all consider that you can get the 14 cup Cusinart for 199.99 bucks in BB and B. Same everything except old design.
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Old 12-16-2007, 10:44 AM   #10
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Which were you more satisfied with?


I'm satisfied with the K'Aid KPFP850PM. I like that one 20 times better than Cuisinart. The one that's pictured in my avator.
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