1. Grind only beans you will immediately
use for freshest tasting coffee.
2. Adjust amount of coffee beans
and grinding time to suit your own
personal taste. Shorter grinding time
results in coarser grinds. Longer
grinding times result in finer grinds,
but can overheat the coffee grinds and
valuable coffee flavors can be lost.
(For optimum grinding results, do not
pulse top cover.)
3. KitchenAid does not recommend
using this grinder to grind beans for
pump espresso-type machines.
12-Cup Fill Line
10-Cup Fill Line
8-Cup Fill Line
4-Cup Fill Line
*French press machines require a coarse grind. For optimum results, process
beans continuously until desired grind size is achieved.
4. The Suggested Grinding Chart
shows recommended grinding times
at various levels for automatic drip
coffee makers and French press
5. A scale is provided inside the bowl
for the KitchenAid recommended
amount of beans to grind for 4, 8, 10,
and 12 cups of coffee. Fill the bowl
to your desired cup size wth 4 cups
minimum or 12 cups maximum level.
Various bean blends and bean sizes
can cause differences in fill level and
Process for 21 seconds
Process for 19 seconds
Process for 17 seconds
Process for 14 seconds