If you like making your own sandwiches at the convenience of your kitchen like I do then you will enjoy being able to slice your own meat or even vegetables. Every consumer now has the option of safely being able to slice the meat of their choice at home with the same ease as the staff at the local deli.
I like having an electric meat slicer in my own kitchen because I can reduce my meat purchase cost and my annual shopping budget. Additionally, I can cut my meat to the widths I prefer at any time.
The makers of electric meat slicers have provided the average consumer with both a selection of models, based on the consumer’s needs as well as costs, to meet the consumer’s budget. More importantly, they have also taken the precaution of including various safety features for the protection of children as well as consumers. I have listed a few of my favorites below.
Chef’s Choice International 632 “7 Inch” Gourmet VariTilt Food Slicer. The price range online for this model has listed between $400.00 and $269.24. The model “632 “7 Inch” Gourmet VariTilt Food Slicer” is for household use and sets up upright for meats as well as cheeses. The model has a tilt to “gravity-feed” and can also be used for certain vegetables and breads. The model is designed with a 7 inch surgical stainless steel blade and posses a child proof safety switch.
Continental PS77711 Professional Series Deli Slicer. Priced at around $137.00, this model is compact but still supports a “7.5″ blade made out of heavy cast iron. The blade is powered by a 150 watt motor. In addition to meats and cheeses this model can also slice vegetables and select deli breads.
Chef’s Choice Premium 610 7 Inch Food Slicer. This unit is priced between $129.00 and $155.00. designed to fit any kitchen counter top, this unit stands at 16.3 x 12.4 x 11.9 inches in counter top space. This model is made of cast aluminum and stainless steel, which includes the slicer, which is gear driven and cool run with a high torque motor. The 7-inch, all-purpose, stainless steel blade can slice fine to 3/4-inch slices.
MaxiMatic EMT-503B Elite Gourmet 130-Watt Die-Cast-Aluminum Electric Food Slicer, Black. This economically priced unit at $79.99 is housed in die cast aluminum and can delicately slice meats, fish, cheeses, deli breads and firm vegetables. The “7.5″ stainless steel blade is removable and retractable.
Chef’s Choice 615 Premium Electric Food Slicer. Priced at $141.45 to $195.00 this unit is sturdy with all of its major components built of cast aluminum and stainless steel. The unit is measured at 15 by 11 inches and fits very well on your counter top. The 7 inch stainless steel blade can slice a variety of deli products to varying widths.
Each consumer should select the electric meat slicer that best meets their budget and provides the ease of use and safety that consumers are use to and will enjoy. I found that I could not make a bad choice with any of the selections listed above!