Dash Chef Blender Review

Blenders are fast becoming popular must-have kitchen appliances. Making smoothies, soups, sources, purees, and frozen desserts are much easier with a good quality blender.

One model that will help you spice things up in the kitchen is the Dash Chef Blender, 64 oz. This blender has extended blending functions with a high-powered motor and specially designed blades for chopping and crushing all types of food ingredients.

Dash Chef Blender

The Dash chef Blender was released in 2012 and has since put in a spirited fight and even elbowed out seasoned big names in the industry. The blender packs versatility, agility, and high power with its most notable feature being the 1400 Watts motor.

Yet, with all this power, this model's price range falls within that of most entry-level blenders in the market. This has made it a top choice for many people around the globe.

If this sounds like what you're looking for, then dive on as we take you through a thorough review of the Dash Chef Blender Series 64 Oz.

Key Features

  • Digital interface
  • 2.25 Horse Power, 1,400-watts motor
  • Has eight pre-programmed speed settings; Smoothie, soup, puree, crush, frozen, manual, rinse and pulse setting
  • BPA-free, food-grade Tritan blending container
  • 6-point patented Japanese stainless steel blades
  • Self-cleaning functionality with no-drip spout
  • Cord-storage
  • Custom Tamper included
  • 7-year warranty on motor and 1-year manufacturer warranty on parts
  • Recipes book in the user manual

Base Unit and Motor Power

As we all know, the base of a blender not only provide support but also houses the motor.  On the base of this blender is a 1,400-watt motor with a high-peak Horsepower of 2.25.The combination generates the ideal powerhouse to take care of all your blending needs, including seemingly tough tasks like crushing ice, preparing nut butter and grinding.

The base in this product is well-built and has a durable construction. It's fitted with heavy-duty bearings and a rubber grip that prevents it from wobbling when blending.

A.  Container

This model of blender comes with a sturdy 64oz Titran co-polyester jar that is specially designed to push all food ingredients towards the blade for easier and faster blending.

The 1.9-litre jar is BPA-free to protect you from chemicals in your beverages and food. It also comes with a 2-part rubber vent that comes in handy in cooling hot liquid and when using the tamper while processing, without stopping.

B. Blades

This Dash Chef Blender has 6-point stainless steel blades made in Japan. The blades are built for maximum durability and sharpness.  They have a superior patented design that improves blending, chopping, and power of this blender.

Thinking of how long these Japanese blades will remain sharp? No need to worry. These serrated blades will serve you for a very long duration without losing their sharpness over time.

Control Panel and Speed

This blender has a digital user interface on the base. The control panel has a start and stop button which is the basic control, 10-speed controls used to set speed from 1 to 9, and H for high speed

control panel

Most notably, the model has 8 pre-programmed sets; smoothie, soup, puree, crush, frozen, manual, rinse and pulse setting. The machine also comes with timer buttons that can be used to set the duration intervals between 1 and 10 minutes, and a dial knob that engages the pre-sets and pulse function.

With these buttons and controls clearly displayed, you will find it easy to navigate through the operations of this blender.

Set Includes

  1. A Base Unit with 1400W, 240MPH motor
  2. 64 0z. Tritan copolyester blender jug
  3. User Manual
  4. 2-parts vented rubber lid
  5. Measuring cup
  6. A custom tamper

Dimensions

Due to its versatility and power output, the Dash Chef blender Series 64 oz., has a 10” high base and with an 8.75” in diameter.  When fully assembled, the blender weighs about 11 pounds, and will tower at 21.5”.  This makes it hard for the blender to fit on smaller kitchen cabinets.

Functionality and Versatility

The real value of a blender is uncovered in its functionalities, and that is where this blender shines.

Whether it is a quick smoothie fix or energy-sucking ice crushing, the Dash Chef Blender Series 64 oz blender will be in it for the long haul. As we mentioned above, this is sturdy and versatile, perfected to serve your needs as detailed below.

Smoothie:

According to customer reviews, this is one of the best-rated smoothie blenders. With this model, you will achieve precise consistency and smoothness in seconds.

Just have the pre-set at ‘smoothie’, and see it whirl and churn your ingredients in a record 30 Seconds. Also, thanks to the pulse future, you'll be able to choose the particular speed you need for your Smoothie.

Juices:

If whole juice is your ultimate drink, then this blender just serves you right. Its patented blades are specifically designed to extract maximum nutrients and vitamins from your fruits and vegetables.

Frozen ingredients/desserts:

Owing to its power, this blender can perfectly handle frozen ingredients and crush ice with or without any liquid added to it.

Pureeing:

The Dash Chief blender has a puree speed setting that makes it is an excellent tool when it comes to any other baby food recipes.

Soup/ hot ingredients:

Thanks to its soup setting, just mix those cold ingredients, and you will have that hot soup, about 170F, in a record 8 minutes without using a stove.

Chopping/food prep:

This machine comes in handy when you're making that food preparation in the kitchen. It will give you those perfect salsa chops, dips, and marinades.

Grinding/milling:

This model produces quality flour from the hard grains and finely textured grinds for coffee beans and herbs by selecting the manual function and setting it at the highest speed for one just minute.

Dough/Batter:

This model is not designed to handle dough and pastry batter.

Noise Level

If you are sensitive to noise, this blender is one of your better companions in the kitchen.

Unlike most peers in its price range, this blender does not give that much noise while in use producing sound up to 90dB when blending smoothies. However, the machine produces much more noise when blending ice or when grinding.

Ease of Use and Cleaning

This blender’s clearly outlined controls, and simple base design makes it easy to clean and operate.

A.  Operating

This blender is straightforward to operate, you will just need to fix the container on to the base, fill it with ingredients and fit rubber lid on the container.

The container will give a flash a red light indicating that you have fixed it properly. After that, press the start/stop button and select your preferred pre-set speed or the manual function and you’re good to go.

The auto shut-off functionality on this machine enables it to shut off once it senses that the process is complete. It’s also worth noting that this blender comes with a tamper that helps in processing thick mixes and removing air bubbles.

While blending, this model creates a tight suction that makes the lid difficult to remove for some users.

B. Cleaning

The Dash Chef Blender Series 64 Oz fixed, easy to clean blades, and self-cleaning functionality. Just fill the jar halfway with warm water, add some detergent and select the Rinse pre-set to clean it.  Ensure that you rinse the container thoroughly before drying it.

Warranty and Customer Support

This blender comes with a shorter warranty period. You will get a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty on parts, and a 7-year warranty on the motor.  On the other hand, you will be treated to a customer-friendly customer and after-sales service that you will easily reach out to on phone, chat or email at your convenience.

PROS
CONS
  • Powerful motor that can pulverize all kinds of food
  • Comes with a tamper making it easy to process thick mixtures without stopping the process
  • Easy to assemble and use
  • It is easy to clean owing due to  self-cleaning functionality and no-drip spout
  • Highly-durable
  • 64 oz container is perfect for making family batches
  • Competitive price range
  • Towering at 21.5” it doesn’t quite fit well in standard kitchen cabinets
  • The lid is difficult to remove for some users

Summary

The Dash Chef Blender Series 64 Oz is a professional-grade blender that blends chops, grinds, purees, mixes and juices any ingredient poured into it like a pro.

This high-performance blender is equipped with impressive 2.5 Horse Power, 1,400 watts motor, plenty of speed options, hot and cold functionalities, and self-cleaning function. You are spoilt for choice with its functionalities ranging from smoothies, hot soups, nut butter, margaritas, ice cream, and much more.

It is hard to beat the performance, efficiency and ease of use in this blender. Its multiple settings make it a great option for any kitchen, restaurant with additional features such as overheating prevention and locking lid.

Overall, this is one of the best pocket-friendly, heavy-duty blenders and that is posing posed serious competition to the high-end models in the market in terms of performance.  There aren’t many models in the market that can match the type of functionalities and performance featured in this Dash model in the same price range.