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Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 vs Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Side-by-Side Comparison

Tina Pham
Tina Pham
Reviewer
Nguyen Ntk
Nguyen Ntk
Visual Specialist
Reviewed
Tested Using Methodology v1.0
Updated Jan 18, 2023
Tested Using Methodology v1.0
Updated Jan 18, 2023
Unboxing the Chefman Immersion Blender, from left to right: a user manual, a spiralizer, a food processor, a blending wand with its motor body attached, a whisk attachment, three spiralizing blades, and a paper carton box.
The Breville BSB510XL Immersion Blender is packed in a paper carton box with a motor body, blending shaft, wish attachment, food processor attachment, plastic beaker with lid, and a user’s manual.
Blenders type
immersion
immersion

Our Verdict

6.6
Overall Score
  • Performance (50%)
    5.8/10
  • Design (20%)
    6.8/10
  • Usability (30%)
    7.8/10
7.3
Overall Score
  • Performance (50%)
    6.5/10
  • Design (20%)
    8.7/10
  • Usability (30%)
    7.8/10

These models are two different ranges of immersion blenders. While the Chefman 6-in-1 is budget-friendly, the Breville BSB510XL is built for those seeking luxurious and modern blending experience. As such, choosing between them is more about your budget than any other factor. If you can afford the extra $80, the  Breville BSB510XL is the better one to buy, given its slightly better profile. 

In our tests, we found the Chefman 6-in-1 wasn’t as good at pulverizing solid ingredients, such as raw almonds and frozen fruits. It didn’t pureé as evenly as the Breville BSB510XL, either. When it came to making mayonnaise, however, its whisk attachment could churn out the perfect emulsion which was much more creamy and favorable than that produced by the competition.

The Lack of Power

Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Performance

Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender Performance: Falls Short of Rivals
5.8
Performance Scores
  • Hot Soup Purée (35%)5.0/10
  • Frozen Fruit Smoothie (30%)5.0/10
  • Mayonnaise (15%)9.0/10
  • Almond Milk (15%)5.0/10
  • Whipped Egg-Whites (5%)10/10
6.5
Performance Scores
  • Hot Soup Purée (35%)6.5/10
  • Frozen Fruit Smoothie (30%)5.8/10
  • Mayonnaise (15%)4.8/10
  • Almond Milk (15%)8.5/10
  • Whipped Egg-Whites (5%)10/10
5.0

Hot Soup Purée

6.5
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman Food Prep Kit immersion blender.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman Food Prep Kit immersion blender.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Chefman Spiralizing Food Prep Kit immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Hot Soup Purée Test
  • Pureeing Time: 30 seconds
  • Result: Slightly chunky
  • Suction: Slightly

We allowed the Chefman 6-in-1 30 seconds worth of runtime for this test and found that it worked just slightly above average for making a purée of root veggies. Our pumpkins and carrots were blended evenly so the soup came out creamy enough to satisfy us. That said, a smattering of celery fibers still remained unprocessed, making the soup coarser than a restaurant-style dish. It might create a smoother texture with more blending time, so this blender is not a bad choice overall.

Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Breville immersion blender.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Breville immersion blender.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Breville Control Grip immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Hot Soup Purée Test
  • Pureeing Time: 30 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Slight

The Breville BSB510XL is not a bad choice if you need to create hot soup purées in a hurry. Breaking down cooked veggies into liquid form is this machine’s forte.

Although our test soup did retain a few unblended chunks, it was acceptably smooth and had a nice creamy consistency even without adding dairy. Our purée test runs for only 30 seconds, though — you will likely get a silkier soup if you blend longer.

5.0

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

5.8
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (2 minutes and 30 seconds).
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (2 minutes and 30 seconds).
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Chefman hand blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Smoothie Test
  • Blending Time: 2 mins 30 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Slightly

We were skeptical whether this blender had enough power to churn through solid ingredients like frozen fruits. In the end, however, it did surprisingly well. It was hard not to notice tiny flakes of kale in the final result, but most of us agree that they didn’t harm the smoothie’s texture. 

The trade off was blending time. While sporting the same motor power as its counterparts, such as the Braun MutiQuick-5 or the BELLA 10-Speed, the Chefman  6-in-1 somehow took a full minute more to create equivalent results. Blenders that work faster create a creamier texture because the icy fruit doesn’t have a chance to thaw. The Chefman’s smoothie tasted more diluted.

Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender Smoothie Test
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a stainless steel spoon is between the Breville’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total blending time (2 minutes and 21 seconds).
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Breville BSB510XL blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
  • Blending Time: 2 mins 21 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Slightly

The Breville BSB510XL produced a silky smoothie with almost zero leftover sediment. The task did seem challenging, though, since it took nearly a full minute longer than average. You may not mind a little extra time, but frozen fruit smoothies are actually best when they’re blended quickly; the extra time and blade contact will thaw the ingredients and give the resulting smoothie a more watery texture.

9.0

Mayonnaise

4.8
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Chefman immersion blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Chefman’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 1 minute and 30 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Chefman immersion blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Chefman’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 1 minute and 30 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch in a plastic beaker made by the Chefman corded hand blender.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Mayonnaise Test
  • Emulsifying Time: 1 min 30 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Yes

For this test, we combined three egg yolks with 240 ml canola oil. This blender took a minute and a half to turn it into pleasant yellowish mayo which had a creamy, fluffy texture that would work well in a variety of dishes. All in all, using the Chefman 6-in-1 to make mayonnaise is a quick-and-easy process, and the same should be true for any other emulsified sauces.

Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Breville blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Breville’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 2 minutes and 39 seconds).
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise from its full batch made by the Breville blender and contained in a plastic beaker that stands between the Breville’s motor and a smartphone displaying the total mixing time ( 2 minutes and 39 seconds).
Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Whipped Egg-Whites 1
Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender Mayonnaise Test
  • Emulsifying Time: 2 mins 40 secs
  • Result: Quite Thin
  • Suction: No

The Breville BSB510XL took 2 minutes and forty seconds to create a batch of mayonnaise featuring three egg yolks and 240ml oil. This was nearly a minute and a half slower than the fastest immersion blenders we tested (such as the Cuisinart CSB-175 Smart Stick).

The sauce had a pale yellow color. It was light and creamy like pudding — neither great nor bad. It lacked the thick texture we prefer, suggesting that better emulsion would demand more oil.

5.0

Almond Milk

8.5
A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Chefman corded stick blender being between the Chefman’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (1 minute and 50 seconds).
A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Chefman corded stick blender being between the Chefman’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (1 minute and 50 seconds).
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Almond Milk Test
  • Grinding Time: 1 min 50 secs
  • Result: Coarse
  • Suction: Tightly

The Chefman 6-in-1 created a serving of non-dairy milk in nearly two minutes. It didn’t blend as finely as some other blenders, such as the Chefman Cordless, so the drink it produced was neither the creamiest nor the richest in almond flavor. Nevertheless, this blender can still get the job done and help you skip store-bought versions. It’s always nice to set yourself up for fresher alternatives right at home.

A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Breville stick blender being between the Breville’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (55 seconds).
A white plate of almond pulp produced by the Breville stick blender being between the Breville’s motor body and a smartphone displaying the total grinding time (55 seconds).
Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender Almond Milk Test
  • Grinding Time: 56 secs
  • Result: Smooth
  • Suction: Tightly

The Breville BSB510XL performed well in this test. Of all the mid-powered blenders we tested, it was among the select few that pulverized the nuts evenly and drew the most flavor out of the almonds. After we’d removed the pulp with a mesh strainer, it tasted smooth and creamy, too.

10

Whipped Egg-Whites

10
The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Chefman immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 29seconds) by its sides.
The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Chefman immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 29seconds) by its sides.
Looking at the beaten egg-white of the Chefman Stick Blender contained inside a plastic beaker.
Chefman Vegetable Slicer 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Whipped Egg-Whites Test
  • Beating Time: 1 min 30 secs
  • Result: Stiff
  • Suction: No

Our eggs turned into an airy, fluffy foam that was stiff enough to stick to the bowl’s sides. Even when we turned the foam upside down, it didn’t fall out. Indeed, this blender’s whisk attachment made meringue a simple and fun exercise.

The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Breville immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 21 seconds) by its sides.
The plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white of the Breville immersion blender is put upside down on the white table with its motor body and a smartphone displaying the total whipping time (1 minute and 21 seconds) by its sides.
Looking at the beaten egg-white of the Breville Stick Blender contained inside a plastic beaker.
Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender Whipped Egg-Whites Test
  • Beating Time: 1 min 21 sec
  • Result: Stiff
  • Suction: No

The Breville BSB510XL was excellent at beating eggs. It requires less than one and a half minutes to churn out a stiff-peaked whip from 100ml of egg whites, which was considerably faster than most of its peers. If you use this blender to make meringue, you won’t need to make any special preparations; the Breville BSB510XL will readily handle it.

Standard Quality

Chefman Vegetable Immersion Blender Design

Breville Control Grip Immersion Blender Design
6.8
design Scores
  • Blending Shaft (30%)7.0/10
  • Build Quality (60%)7.0/10
  • Power cord (5%)10/10
  • Beaker (5%)0/10
8.7
design Scores
  • Blending Shaft (30%)7.5/10
  • Build Quality (60%)9.0/10
  • Power cord (5%)10/10
  • Beaker (5%)10/10

In the Box

In the Box of the Breville BSB510XL Immersion Blender
The Chefman Immersion Blender and its accessories, including a whisk attachment, three spiralizing blades, a spiralizer, a food processor, and a user manual.
  • Motor body 
  • Blending shaft 
  • Whisk attachment
  • Three spiralizing blades
  • Spiralizer
  • Food processor
  • User manual
A paper carton box, plastic beaker with lid, whisk attachment, blending wand with its motor body attached, chopper bowl with lid and stainless steel chopping blades, and user’s manuals of the Breville BSB510XL  lying side by side on a white table.
  • Motor body 
  • Blending shaft 
  • Whisk attachment
  • Chopper bowl with stainless steel chopping blades 
  • Blending beaker with dual-purpose storage lid & anti-slip mat
  • User manual

Contributing to the high price tag is a set of well-designed attachments, to include a whisk, a chopping bowl, and a 42-ounce blending jar with dual-purpose lid. All of the attachments are top-rack dishwasher safe, which is definitely a big plus. They’re also very practical and easy to use.

Chefman Spiralizing Food Prep Kit Immersion Blender Dimensions

Dimensions
The Chefman hand-held blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 7.9 inches, and the total length of the unit as 14.6 inches.
  • Height:
    14.6" (37.1 cm)
  • Width:
    2.5" (6.4 cm)
  • Weight:
    1.5 oz (43 g)
  • Shaft Length:
    7.9" (20.1 cm)

This Chefman device is the same size as most hand blenders, so it should be comfortable for most people to use, even for extended periods. So far, we haven’t encountered any challenges caused by its length or weight.

The Breville immersion blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 9.3 inches, and the total length of the unit as 16.5 inches.
  • Height:
    16.5" (41.9 cm)
  • Width:
    2.9" (7.4 cm)
  • Weight:
    2.2 oz (62 g)
  • Shaft Length:
    9.3" (23.6 cm)

At 16.5 inches, this blender’s length is about average. It is top-heavy, though, so it can feel unstable, especially if you want to rest it against the side of your blending beaker when you pause the motor. On the bright side, that length may allow you to reach the bottom of deep pots more easily. Our other concern is the blade housing’s large size; it won’t fit well in all potential containers.

7.0

Build Quality

9.0
The blending wand and motor body of the Chefman blender lying side by side on a white table.

The Chefman 6-in-1’s medium-grade construction may not impress you, but we assure it is durable enough for regular use. The blending attachments all attach securely to the motor body, so they’re unlikely to separate while in operation. Like us, you may not like the metal blade housing which will easily scratch your cookware’s surface. For better or worse, though, it's a common feature to help avoid food splatter.

The whisk attachment, motor body, and blending shaft of the Breville BSB510XL lying on a white table.

The steeper price of the Breville BSB510XL is justified by its build quality, which is hard to beat. While we have different opinions about the plastic coating of its motor body, whose finish is likely to be marred with minor scratches after repeated use, most everyone agrees that this blender will offer you great durability overall.

Speed and Controls of the Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender

Speed and Controls of the Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender
A close-up of two speed settings of the Chefman corded blender.
  • Control Type:
    Press-button
  • Min Speed:
    10.479 RPM
  • Max Speed:
    13.211 RPM
  • Presets:
    No
  • Noise Level:
    72 dB
  • Digital Display:
    No
  • Pulse Mode:
    Yes

This blender runs at two different speeds. The two buttons on the front allow you to shift between speed options. Both are quite responsive and the motor accelerates seamlessly. We noticed a clear change in the blade’s rotation speed, but it wasn’t jarring.

A close-up of the Power button in the front interface and a speed dial on the top of the Breville’s motor body.
A close-up of the Power button in the front interface and a speed dial on the top of the Breville’s motor body.
A close-up of the Breville’s motor body, with a speed dial on its top and the power button in its front.
  • Control Type:
    Press-button & speed dial
  • Min Speed:
    6. 014 RPM
  • Max Speed:
    13.224 RPM
  • Presets:
    No
  • Noise Level:
    76 dB
  • Digital Display:
    No
  • Pulse Mode:
    No

The motor has 15 speed settings, giving us precise control over our food’s texture. To switch between different speed settings, simply turn the dial at the top of the blender’s motor body. All the controls, including the power button and the speed dial, demand minimal pressure from your finger.  

To blend at high speeds, the manufacturer recommends that you start with the slowest speed and gradually increase to the higher ones to minimize splattering or over-processing. However, we found it difficult to get this job done when both your hands are engaged while blending — one hand to use the controls and the other fighting the blender’s suction force.

7.0

Blending Shaft

7.5
A close-up of the stainless steel blade assembly featuring two prongs of the Chefman blender.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Type:
    Sharp blade
  • Guard Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Blade Count:
    2
  • Removable:
    No
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes

The blending shaft is sensibly built with a two-prong blade assembly. The blades look sturdy, but their metal housing somehow wound up with several black dots after our rigorous testing procedure. The blade housing is meant to keep splashing to a minimum, but it has room for improvement. It still allowed some liquid to squirt through the openings on the sides.

A close-up of the blade assembly featuring two stainless steel prongs of the Breville BSB510XL hand blender.
A close-up of the blade assembly featuring two stainless steel prongs of the Breville BSB510XL hand blender.
The Stainless Steel Blending Shaft of the Breville BSB510XL Control Grip Immersion Blender
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Type:
    Sharp blade
  • Guard Material:
    Plastic
  • Blade Count:
    2
  • Removable:
    No
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes

The blending shaft is made of high-quality stainless steel to ensure durability. There is a plastic rim around its base, which is meant to reduce head suction and to protect your cookware from scratches. 

The blade has two prongs—one is razor sharp and the other is dull. To keep the former sharp, you should avoid using it to crush whole ice cubes or to grind raw nuts without liquid.

0.0

Beaker

10
  • Material:
     N/A
  • Capacity:
    NaN fl oz (NaN ml)
  • Measurements:
     N/A
  • Weight:
    NaN oz (NaN g)
  • Height:
    NaN" (NaN cm)
  • Dishwasher Safe:
     N/A
  • Tamper Included:
     N/A

The Chefman 6-in-1 doesn’t come with a blending beaker.

The Breville’s 1250 ml plastic beaker standing on a white table with its lid attached.
  • Material:
    Plastic
  • Capacity:
    40 oz
  • Measurements:
    Ye
  • Weight:
    NaN oz (NaN g)
  • Height:
    NaN" (NaN cm)
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Ye
  • Tamper Included:
    No

The beaker has clearly marked measurements for convenience. It is almost twice the standard size, making it easier for you to maneuver the hand blender around. And since there is more room in the container for the mixture to rise, it also helps to prevent overflow.

For storage, the cup comes with a lid, which then snaps onto the bottom of the cup to keep the container from moving on the countertop when you’re blending. And for some operations, such as making a smoothie, the handle on the jar gave us a good grip.

10

Power cord

10
The Chefman Immersion Blender on a white table with its power cord that features a 2-prong plug rolled up next to it.
  • Cord Length:
    5.3 ft (1.6 m)
  • Type:
    2-prong plug
  • Detachable:
    No

The power cord has a reasonable length so you can easily plug it into any nearby outlet. We like its small loop as this add-on allows us to hang the whole blender on a hook for easy storage.

The Breville Immersion Blender on a white table with its power cord that features a 2-prong plug rolled up next to it.
  • Cord Length:
    6.3 ft (1.9 m)
  • Type:
    2-prong plug
  • Detachable:
    No

The power cord is long enough to reach nearby outlets. It’s notably designed with a finger hole in the power plug so you can easily and safely remove it from the wall socket.

Whisk Attachment

Extra Accessories

Whisk Attachment
The Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Whisk Attachment lying flat on a white table.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

The whisk attachment will turn your blender into a hand mixer for light whipping tasks like beating egg whites, whipping cream, and emulsifying sauces.

The Breville BSB510XL Whisk Attachment lying on a white table.
  • Material:
    Stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

The whisk attachment functions as a hand whisk so you can whip up cream, beat egg whites, and emulsify sauces without a stand-alone mixer. In terms of quality, this part is well built, but one of its wires somehow has a very awkward shape. We can’t say for sure if that happened during shipping or on the production line.

Chopper Attachment

Extra Accessories

Food Processor
The Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Chopper Attachment standing on a white table.
  • Material:
    Plastic and stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

We haven't performed any tests on the chopper attachment, so we can't say for sure how well it works. Considering the blender’s power rating, however, it should be capable of chopping small quantities of fresh veggies or raw nuts.

The Breville BSB510XL Food Processor Attachment standing on a white table.
The Breville BSB510XL Food Processor Attachment standing on a white table.
A close-up of the stainless steel chopping blades of the Breville’s food processor attachment.
  • Material:
    Plastic and stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

We haven’t tested this attachment, but we think it could serve you well when making something like basil pesto. It could be a good alternative if you don’t want to bother with a full-sized food processor. The Breville can be a moderate food processor in its own right since the included chopping bowl comes at just the right size for chopping vegetables, onions, and more.

Spiralizer Attachment

Extra Accessories

The Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Spiralizer Attachment standing on a white table.
The Chefman 6-in-1 Immersion Blender Spiralizer Attachment standing on a white table.
Three Spiralizing Blades of the Chefman Food Prep Kit Immersion Blender being side by side on a white table.
  • Material:
    Plastic and stainless steel
  • Dishwasher Safe:
    Yes
  • Removable:
    Yes

The accessory package includes a spiralizer attachment with three blade discs so you can turn your vegetables into noodles. We haven't tested the blades, but they all look like helpful add-ons.

Quite Refined to Blend

Chefman Vegetable Immersion Blender Usability Review

Breville Control Grip Immersion Blender Usability Review: An Elite Level of Use Ease
7.8
usability Scores
  • Ease of Use (60%)7.6/10
  • Blade Assembly (10%)9.0/10
  • Handling (20%)7.5/10
  • Cleanability (10%)8.5/10
7.8
usability Scores
  • Ease of Use (60%)7.7/10
  • Blade Assembly (10%)7.5/10
  • Handling (20%)8.5/10
  • Cleanability (10%)7.5/10
7.6

Ease of Use

7.7

This Chefman is perfectly comfortable to use one-handed. The buttons are relatively stiff, but they’re responsive and do give us a good sense of control. 

In our tests, this blender acted like a vacuum at the bottom of the beaker, so we got some splatter whenever we moved it around. If the container’s sides were tall enough, though, our blending experience would have been notably better. 

Food tends to cling to the blade guard’s holes. As a result, you’ll probably need to use a food scraper to clean it up every now and then.

The Breville BSB510XL allowed for a thorough blending process since food didn’t get lodged around the blending blade or in the blade guard. We could get an even blend without having to pause our blender and dislodge trapped chunks. 

Moreover, the motor operated very smoothly so we didn’t need to hold the beaker throughout the whole job to keep it from moving around (as was necessary with certain other blenders such as the Mueller Ultra-Stick). 

After each task, the cleanup was messier than we anticipated, though. This was because the suction force entirely threw off our momentum when we went to draw the blending wand up. The Breville created a lot of splatter every time we moved it around.

9.0

Blade Assembly

7.5

The Chefman 6-in-1 features a simple locking mechanism so blending attachments are very easy to attach or remove. To connect them, you simply insert the motor body into the attachment, then twist until the two units click together.

The process of assembling your blender is very easy; simply align the top end of the blending attachment with the corresponding end of the motor body and then push until you feel them ‘click’ together. Separating the two pieces is simple as well thanks to the EJECT buttons on either side of the motor body.

7.5

Handling

8.5
Someone is holding the Chefman’s handle with one hand.

The handle doesn’t have a grippy silicon layer like some, but it is ergonomically designed to ensure a comfortable grip, which eases hand fatigue while you’re blending. We can’t call this Chefman the most practical blender out there, but it shouldn’t cause problems.

Someone is holding the Breville’s immersion handle and at the same time pressing its power button, with one hand.

Suctioning problem aside, this blender is among the easiest models to maneuver. You hold the Breville with one finger wrapping over the power trigger rather than just pressing it with a fingertip. Contributing to its comfortable grip is the handle’s rubber coating. Apart from staving off hand fatigue, this feature will help prevent your hands from slipping if they’re wet or covered in grease.

8.5

Cleanability

7.5

All the pieces are safe to put in the dishwasher except for the motor body. Unless you’re short on time, however, you’ll want to wash them manually — they’ll last longer that way. 

We cleaned the blending wand and the whisk attachment by hand and appreciated how easily food tailings wiped away. The only inconveniences were the blades’ backsides which we found quite difficult to get our hands into; you will need a bottle brush to simplify cleanup.

With the exception of the motor body, all the pieces are dishwasher-safe. However, we recommend hand washing so as to get the best long-term use.  

While cleaning it manually, we didn’t have to use much elbow grease on food tailings. For the most part, they rinsed off effortlessly under the tap. The only troublesome things were sticky and water-insoluble residues, like mayonnaise, which demanded some scrubbing. Getting that residue off the backsides of the blades was a frustrating process.