I have a confession to make, I have never owned a food processor.  I’ve wanted one for a long time, so I was over the moon excited when I recently received a Magimix by Robot-Coupe 16 Cup Food Processor to review and I loved it so much I’ve got one to give away too!!!  And get this…….it is not just a food processor, it also works with a Juice Extractor and Smoothie Attachment (yeah, the winner gets that too!)

Robot-Coupe is a French company that has been making food processors for over 40 years. In fact, their founder invented one of the very first food processors. They  have a reputation for being solid and well-built; you will find Robot-Coupe food processors in many restaurant kitchens. Their food processors are made in France, and the motors come with a 12-year-guarantee. Astounding!

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Magimix 5200 XL (ARP $499.95)

The Magimix 5200XL has a nice large feed tube & pusher for greater convenience & speed when slicing, shredding or grating larger potatoes, cabbage, cheese, etc. The design also allows the 5200xl food processor to be used left or right handed with comfort. Building on the strengths of the 4200, the 5200 features a commercial grade 1100w motor and  3 mixing bowls. This machine is suited to large food preparation for the cook that needs to slice or grate in quantities, as well as a great tool for large parties and dinners.


  • 6-cup, 12-cup and 16-cup mixing bowls.
  • 2 metal Sabatier blades, one for small bowl, and one for medium and large bowls.
  • Dough blade.
  • 2 grating discs; 2 mm and 4 mm.
  • 2 slicing discs; 2 mm and 4 mm.
  • Blender mix attachment.
  • Citrus Press.
  • Egg whisk.
  • Spatula.
  • Recipe book and DVD.
  • Storage box.

Let me tell you, this workhorse is DREAMY!  You can shred, mix, puree, make juices, smoothies, soups, jams, sorbets, doughs, and more all with one machine. The Magimix by Robot-Coupe comes with three work bowls that stack inside each other, when you are using the smallest bowl to process something (nuts or herbs for example), you stack it right inside the large bowl.  No need to stop and wash the bowls while making a recipe, love that!  Thanks to all the attachments, it’s like having a food processor, mixer, mini chopper, grater, mandoline, and juice press all in one. The motor is very powerful, and very quiet and does its job; you don’t even have to scrape the bowl when adding ingredients.

This food processor is super easy to use.  There are only three buttons: Off, On, and Pulse. No decisions to make about speed and power. All removable parts are dishwasher safe, so clean up is a breeze as well!

Magimix Attachments

In addition to the attachments that come with the machine, Magimix also offers additional attachments such as a Dough Bowl Attachment (on my wish list) , a Mash and Puree Kit(great for big batches of mashed potatoes), a Creative Slicing Discs Kit and my favorite, the Juice Extractor and Smoothie Attachment (besides being great for smoothies, I can’t wait to use this to make jam).

Magimix juicer attachment

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor Juice Extractor & Smoothie Attachment (ARP $79.95)

  • Ideal for making creamy all-natural smoothies, juices, flavorful sorbets and other dishes that call for fresh juice
  • Efficiently processes juice for jams, jellies, sorbets and soups.
  • Works with standard fruits like citrus, and includes a funnel for soft fruits such as strawberries and bananas.

Splurge-worthy? I say yes! Don’t do a LOT of cooking for large goups? The Magimix by Robot-Coupe Food Processor comes in three sizes-a 12, 14, and 16 cup (exclusively available in the US at Williams Sonoma),  so you can choose the size that best fits your kitchen needs.

If you are in the market for a workhorse food processor, you can’t do better than this one!

Do you know a Dad who loves to be in the kitchen?  This would make a great Father’s Day gift!

Magimix 16 cup Food Processor Giveaway at TidyMom

My friends at Robot-Coupe would like to give one lucky TidyMom reader their own Magimix 16-cup Food Prossesor 5200 XL and Juice Extractor and Smoothie Attachment (sold separately)! That’s a retail value of $580! How sweet is THAT?!


Cograts to comment #1152 Colleen

 Simply leave a comment on this post telling me what feature you would most enjoy using with the Magimix 5200XL (if you are reading this post via email, please note that you must enter on the blog post, NOT by replying to the email)

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Official Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to US residents only . Must be over 18. Giveaway begins on June 12, 2012 will end on June 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm CST. Prize value $580.  The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.  One winner with a valid entry will be selected at random using random.org. Winner will be notified by email by June 24, 2012 and will have 48 hours to claim their prize or another winner will be selected. TidyMom, and Magimix by Robot-Coupe  are not responsible for lost or undelivered emails. Winner will be posted on this blog post by June 24, 2012.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  By entering this giveaway, you have agreed to these rules.  Giveaway sponsored by Robot Coupe USA, Inc. · P.O. Box 16625 · Jackson, MS 39236-6625 1-800-824-1646 · (601) 898-8411

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I also have the Magimix Vision Toaster and LOVE it! 

You can enter to win a Magimix Vision Toaster as well over at Dine and Dish and She Wears Many Hats

Disclaimer: This giveaway is provided to you by Magimix by Robot-Coupe. The views and opinions are my own. Magimix by Robot-Coupe provided me with a 16 Cup Food Processor and Juicer attachment to keep and love, but I was not compensated in any other way for this post.