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Waring Pro MG855 Professional Meat Grinder Review

Waring Pro MG855

The Waring Pro MG855 is currently not available. An alternative, highly rated meat grinder is the Cuisinart MG100.

The Waring Pro MG855 Professional Die-Cast Metal Housing Meat Grinder is a reliable appliance that is both attractive in appearance and functional. If you enjoy making home-made foods that include hamburger, baby foods, pates, spreads, chili, as well as sausages, the Waring Pro is the ideal companion to accompany your endeavors.

One of the things that customers found to be handy, was the larger than usual food hopper, mostly because they could place large quantities of chopped and prepared meats in it, circumventing the need to constantly stop and reload the hopper. The Waring Pro MG855 is ideal for an average family and features a solid build, in addition to its reliability.

The MG855 is easy to use and comes with three different sized cutting plates – fine, coarse and medium so that you can achieve versatility for a variety of recipes. It also comes with a good selection of recipes in the user manual for home-made sausages. It you like novel storage ideas, you’ll like the way the sausage attachment fits neatly inside the ‘pusher’ of the grinder.

Features of the Waring Pro MG855

Design – an attractive, compact model with a generous sized hopper that is known for its reliability and efficiency
Motor – is described as heavy-duty, featuring 1000 watts of power so that grinding is fast and efficient.
Controls – are easy to use by way of an on/off switch . Reverse functionality is also available should it be required.
Cutting Plates – there are three cutting plates included with the Waring Pro, being coarse, medium and fine. These provide plenty of variety so as to complement the various recipes you might want to make.
Sausage Attachments – there are two so you can make thin and fat sausages as required
Hopper – is larger than usual and made from die-cast aluminum. The generous size of the hopper means that you are able to place sizable quantities of prepared meats in there, facilitating the speed of the grinding process by not needing to stop and start reloading the hopper.
Cleaning – hand washing is advised for the best results
Storage – the sausage attachments are cleverly stored inside the pusher so you need not worry about misplacing them
Included Accessories – a user guide is included and you can also expect to find recipes for a variety of homemade sausages


Measures: 8.6 x 11.9 x 15.6 inches
Item No: MG-855AMZ
Wattage: 1000 watts
Warranty: 5 Years

What’s Great About the Waring Pro MG855?

  • Less expensive than older models such as the MG800
  • Has a powerful motor
  • Doesn’t jam during use
  • Easy to use
  • Grinds quickly and works efficiently
  • Using very cold meat makes the grinding process even faster
  • Clean up is easy
  • Has an attractive appearance so looks great on the kitchen counter
  • Easy to assemble and disassemble
  • Instructions are easy to follow
  • Doesn’t place stress on the hands
  • Compact design makes it easy to store
  • Sturdy build
  • Stays in place during use and doesn’t move
  • Perfect for home use
  • Easy to feed the meat through
  • Grinding speed is good
  • The hopper is larger than usual and likewise the diameter of the grinder
  • The auger cavity is snug fitting and assists in pulling ground meat through into the sausage skins

What’s Not So Great

  • Some metal pieces aren’t stainless steel and may rust
  • Internal gears are plastic and may wear or break

Customer Feedback and Reviews

This popular Waring Meat Grinder receives an above average rating from customers. Things they like about it include its ease of use, powerful motor, attractive appearance, compact build, efficient performance and easy clean up. Some customers have had issues with the internal gears, which are made of plastic and rust appearing on some of the metal parts. To read more about what customers had to say you can read their reviews here.

Our Recommendation

The Waring Pro MG855 is available online and you can find the latest price for it here. Most customers were impressed with the overall performance of the Waring Pro meat grinder as well as its reliable functionality, based on all the customer feedback we are hesitant to recommend this model so be sure to read all the reviews before you make a buying decision. Other grinders I would recommend instead are the STX and LEM brands. You can read reviews for other grinders here.