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Breville Sous Chef BFP800XL/A food processor

This Breville food processor has

  • 1000 watts
  • 1 speed
  • touchbutton controls
  • 16 cup capacity
  • mini bowl
  • dough blade
  • adjustable slicing disc
  • French Fry/Julienne disc 
  • whipping attachment
  • disk carrier/organizer


The Breville Sous Chef BFP800XL/A is part of the Food processor & chopper test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Food processor & chopper models like the Sous Chef BFP800XL/A are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Weight: Weight of processors, rounded to the nearest pound, includes the base, bowl, lid, and chopping blade.

Claimed capacity: Capacity of processors is as claimed by the manufacturer.

Chopping: We judged each model's proficiency at chopping onions, and almonds.


Separate shredding blade Separate shredding blade Whether the processor has a separate shredding blade that can be reversible or singular.
Separate slicing blade Separate slicing blade Whether the processor has a separate slicing blade that can be adjustable, reversible or singular.
Reversible Shredding/Slicing Blade Reversible Shredding/Slicing Blade Whether the processor has a reversible blade which includes both a shredding and slicing blade.
French Fry/Julienne blade French Fry/Julienne blade French Fry/Julienne blade
Dough blade Dough blade Whether the processor has a dough blade for kneading bread.
Whipping attachment Whipping attachment Used to whip eggs or cream.
Minibowl insert Minibowl insert Whether the unit has a small bowl with its own blade that fits into the larger bowl of the processor. Useful for chopping up small quantities (e.g., garlic).
Disk carrier/organizer Disk carrier/organizer Organizes extra blades and disks into a neat carrier.
Juicer attachment Juicer attachment A reamer that juices citrus fruits like lemons, oranges etc.
Blender attachment Blender attachment Whether the processor has a blender attachment
Additional features Additional features Any additional accessories or features that come with the unit.
Food scraper, egg white beater, digital timer, spatula, cord storage


Controls Controls Indicates the type of controls the food processor has.
Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher-safe Whether the processor can be put into the dishwasher (usually the top rack)