Cuisinart got its start in the early 1970 making food processors. The word "Cuisinart" is sometimes even used to mean food processor. The early Cuisinart brand gained credibility after being endorsed Julia Child and James Beard
In 1989 Cuisinart was acquired by Conair who continues to maintain the quality traditions established by the Brand.
Through Conair, Cuisinart has expanded to make some of the most sought after and popular coffee makers, contact grills, hand blenders, and cookware sets on the market today.