Form meets function with the Blendtec Connoisseur, an attractive edition to any home. The Connoisseur brings the best in commercial blending strength and the elegant stainless steel platform complements any counter top. The Connoisseur is so versatile it makes everything from smoothies, fresh juice, ice cream, milkshakes, cappuccinos, and margaritas, to soups, sauces, dressings, salsas and more! The Connoisseur offers the best in design, taste, texture, and flexibility. With a 1500-watt motor and the ability to complete many kitchen tasks, its no wonder the Connoisseur is the Blending authority. Blentec is the manufacturer of high quality blenders, mixers, and dispensing equipment for commercial use. Blendtec has introduced many innovations that include: the most powerful blender, state of the art electronics, programmable blend cycles and many others. With an increasing demand for high performance kitchen appliances blendtec created its Fine Living Products line. This line is dedicated for the home use and includes the same commercial power, performance, and design, with emphasis on home use and product appearance.