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Brentwood Appliances FP-581 Food processor
FP-581

This Brentwood 600 watt food processor has

    • Variable speed(s)
    • dial controls
    • 8 cup capacity
    • dough blade
    • separate slicing disc
    • separate shredding disc
    • French Fry/Julienne disc
    • 1 year motor warranty
    • 1 year warranty on other parts
    • and the following additional features: Spatula
Description

This Brentwood 600 watt food processor has

    • Variable speed(s)
    • dial controls
    • 8 cup capacity
    • dough blade
    • separate slicing disc
    • separate shredding disc
    • French Fry/Julienne disc
    • 1 year motor warranty
    • 1 year warranty on other parts
    • and the following additional features: Spatula

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Claimed capacity

Claimed capacity

Capacity of processors is as claimed by the manufacturer.

 /  5
Weight

Weight

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

 /  5
Chopping

Chopping

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

 /  5
Slicing

Slicing

We judged each model's proficiency at slicing celery, and mushrooms.

 /  5
Shredding

Shredding

We judged each model's proficiency at shredding carrots, and cheddar cheese.

 /  5
Pureeing

Pureeing

We judged each model's proficiency at puréeing peas and carrots.

 /  5
Grating

Grating

We judged each model's proficiency at grating parmesan cheese.

 /  5
Noise

Noise

We judged noise using the highest speed with a noise meter to measure the decibel level of the unit.

 /  5

About

The Brentwood Appliances FP-581 is part of the Food processors & choppers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Food processors models like the FP-581 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

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

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

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

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