Cuisinart was founded in 1973, offering small appliances and cooking tools that have earned endorsements from professional chefs including Julia Child and James Beard. The award-winning design of Cuisinart's food processors inspired the shape of the Apple II personal computer in 1977. Today, Cuisina... Read Morert offers a variety of bakeware, food processors, cookware, blenders, cutlery, juicers, coffeemakers, and more. Cuisinart is best known for its food processors, featuring easy-to-install, interchangeable disks to chop, shred, or puree fruits and vegetables. The Cuisinart Elite Collection 12-cup food processor is made of stainless steel with two plastic bowls, including a smaller 4-cup bowl. Food processors come in five colors with electronic controls; accessories include a dough blade, spatula, how-to video, and recipe book. All removable parts are dishwasher-safe. Cuisinart's line of Green Gourmet cookware is made with a ceramic-base cooking surface and 70-percent-recycled stainless-steel handles. Cuisinart?s MultiClad Pro cookware has an aluminum core for even heat distribution and stainless-steel exteriors and interiors. The handles are made with Cool Grip stainless steel to prevent burns. All Cuisinart cookware is safe on halogen, glass ceramic, gas, and electric cooktops. Some cookware lines are also safe for induction cooktops. Cuisinart also offers stainless-steel cutlery, single-serve to 12-cup coffee and espresso machines, and blenders in up to three colors.