JENN-AIR JBL800GAAU Bar Tools Blender Owner’s Manual

July 11, 2024
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JENN-AIR JBL800GAAU Bar Tools Blender


Product Information


  • Brand: Jenn-Air
  • Model: JBL800GAAU
  • Type: Blender
  • Product Number: 60600

Product Usage Instructions

Proof of Purchase and Product Registration
It is essential to keep the sales receipt displaying the purchase date of your blender. To register your product, either return the product registration card included with the unit or visit the manufacturer’s website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: How do I clean the blender?
A: To clean the blender, disassemble the parts, wash them with warm soapy water, and dry thoroughly before reassembling.

Q: How do I operate the blender?
A: Follow these steps to operate the blender:

  1. Plug in the blender.
  2. Add ingredients to the blending jar.
  3. Place the lid securely on the jar.
  4. Select the desired speed or setting.
  5. Press the power button to start blending.

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  • Congratulations on your purchase of a Jenn-Air” blender. Inspired by classic Italian design, Jenn-Air captures the European appetite for life – combining art, form and function into beautiful appliances for your home.
  • Your eye-catching Jenn-Air blender incorporates an artfully designed pitcher that can be used to both prepare foods and serve them with elegance and style. Complementing the durable die-cast construction and tempered glassware is a 500-watt motor and oversized stainless steel blade to handle the toughest blending chores.
  • Innovative, back-lit electronic touch controls give you five powerful speed settings plus ice-crushing mode and momentary pulse action. Designed with entertaining in mind, the large-capacity 72-ounce glass pitcher – with exclusive Blend and Serve Design™ – is beautiful enough to go directly from the countertop to serving table. And the elegant bulb shape and unique wide-bottom design combine to deliver break-through blending capabilities.
  • The Jenn-Air blender is just one of the unique offerings in our expanding line of small appliances for your home. And of course, a beautiful addition to our broad line of fine kitchen major appliances. Jenn-Air. For the love of cooking™.

Proof of Purchase and Product Registration

A.I-ways keep the sales receipt showing the date of purchase of your blender.
Please return the product registration card packaged with this unit or Yisit to register online. Returning this card will allow us to contact you in the unlikely case of a product safety recall notification and assist us in complying with the provisions of the Product Safety Recall Act.
Please complete the following for your personal records:

  • Model Number
  • Serial Number
  • Date Purchased
  • Store Name

What You Need to Know
About Safety Instructions
Warning and important safety instructions appearing in this manual are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur. Common sense, caution and care must be exercised when installing, maintaining or operating appliance.
Always contact your dealer, distributor, service agent or manufacturer about problems or conditions you do not understand.

Recognize Safety Symbols, Words, Labels

WARNING – Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in severe personal injury or death.

CAUTION – Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in minor personal injury. Important Safeguards

WARNING When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be observed, including the following:

  1. Read all instructions.
  2. To protect against risk of electrical shock, do not immerse the cord, plug or blender power base in water or other liquids.
  3. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children.
  4. Unplug blender from outlet when not in use, before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning or taking apart the blender pitcher. Never put hands in blender pitcher or handle the blades when the appliance is plugged in. Never operate the blender without the pitcher fully assembled.
  5. Avoid contacting moving parts.
  6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair, electrical or mechanical adjustment. Call the Jenn-Air Customer Service Center at 1-866-982-3313 for assistance.
  7. Using attachments not recommended or sold by the appliance manufacturer for use with this model, including canning jars or ordinary jars, is not recommended and may cause fire, electric shock or injury to persons.
  8. Do not use the blender outdoors
  9. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter. Do not let cord contact hot surfaces, including stove.
  10. Keep hands and utensils out of pitcher while blending to reduce the risk of severe injury to persons or damage to the blender. A scraper may be used but must be used only when the blender is not running.
  11. Flashing light indicates ready to operate. Avoid any contact with blades or moveable parts. When the blender is in the “ON” mode, and the touch control is illuminated, do not touch the blade assembly, interfere with blade movement or remove the pitcher lid. Accidentally touching a speed control may activate the blender.
  12. Blades are sharp. Handle carefully.
  13. To reduce risk of injury, never place the blade assembly on the power base with- out the pitcher properly attached.
  14. Always operate blender with the lid in place.
  15. Never leave blender unattended while running.
  16. Before blending hot liquids, remove pitcher lid cap from lid. Beware of steam or hot vapor. When removing the lid, tilt lid slightly to direct steam away from skin. Place a clean cloth over the lid cap opening to avoid splattering, Keep hands and other exposed skin away from opening to prevent possible burns. Start with slowest speed.
  17. Do not use an extension cord with this blender.

WARNING To reduce the risko of electrical shock or fire, do not take apart the blender power base. All repairs must be performed only by factory authorized personnel. This product is designed for household use only. Do not use blender for other than intended purpose.


Electrical Grounding Instructions – This appliance is equipped with a (3-prong) grounding plug for your protection against shock hazard and it should be plugged directly into a properly grounded, LIOV/120V AC receptacle only. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug. If the plug fails to fit into an existing outlet, contact a qualified electrician to update the outlet.

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Parts and Features

  1. Pitcher Lid Cap
    This center portion of the pitcher lid may be removed, allowing ingredients to be added during use. (Be sure to check size of food load in the blender and the speed setting prior to removing cap.)

  2. Pitcher Lid
    Seals the top of the pitcher jar.

  3. Pitcher Jar
    The 72-ounce glass pitcher jar has a unique bulb-shaped design that offers outstanding blending performance. The pitcher is beautiful enough to go directly from the countertop to the serving table.

  4. Pitcher Gasket
    This seals the bottom of the pitcher jar to the blade base.

  5. Blade Base
    The wider bottom of the pitcher jar accommodates a larger blade for improved rollover, increased fluid movement and outstanding blending.

  6. Base Ring
    The base ring screws onto the bottom of the pitcher jar, holding the pitcher gasket and blade base in place.

  7. Blender Power Base
    The power base features a 500-watt motor and innovative touch controls. The pitcher locks onto the power base with a simple quarter turn for safe, no-mess operation.

  8. Control Panel
    The easy-to-use touch controls feature a range of five powerful speeds, as well as an ice crush mode and a pulse option. The controls are activated with the touch of a finger.

  9. Detachable Power Cord
    The detachable power cord is interchangeable with other Jenn-Air™ small appliances.

Assembling Your Blender

  1. Carefully remove all blender parts from the packaging.
  2. Place the blender power base on a solid, level surface.
  3. Before first use, wash the pitcher jar, pitcher lid, pitcher lid cap, pitcher gasket, blade base and base ring in hot, soapy water. Rinse and dry. The pitcher jar is dishwasher safe. The pitcher lid, base ring and blade base are all top- rack dishwasher safe.
  4. Carefully place the pitcher gasket over the blade base, while keeping fingers away from the blades.
  5. Turn the pitcher jar upside down.
  6. Using caution, place the blade base and pitcher gasket into the bottom opening of the pitcher jar.
  7. Twist the base ring onto bottom of pitcher jar, making sure it threads evenly and secures the pitcher gasket and blade base in place. The base ring should be tightened hand-tight onto the pitcher jar. Do not over-tighten.
  8. Turn the pitcher jar right side up and place it on top of the blender power base and turn clockwise to lock the pitcher in place.
  9. Insert the pitcher lid cap into the pitcher lid and tighten it by turning clockwise. Place the pitcher lid onto the pitcher jar.
  10. Plug the detachable power cord into the blender power base and a properly grounded 3-prong clectrical outlet. The blender is now ready to use.

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Removing pitcher from base

  1. Make sure the blender controls are set to “OFP” and the power cord is unplugged.
  2. Turn the pitcher counterclockwise and lift the pitcher up and off the base.
  3. Do not unscrew the base ring from the pitcher jar until you are ready to remove the blade assembly. Loosening it will cause leaking

NOTE: Be sure to operate your blender on a clean, dry, sturdy surface.

Operating Your Blender

  1. Make sure the touch controls are SET TO “OFF” and the power cord is unplugged.
  2. Place the assembled PITCHER ON TOP OF BLENDER BASE and turn clockwise to lock the pitcher in place.
  3. LOAD BLENDER with food to be blended and place the lid securely on the pitcher jar.
  4. TOUCH THE “ON” PAD on the control panel. The “ON” pad should illuminate and the WARNING light will flash to indicate that the blender is ready to operate.
  5. TOUCH ONE OF THE FIVE-SPEED PADS. Refer to the “Speed Control Guide” in this manual for suggested settings. Refer to the “Pulse Modc” and “Ice Crushing Mode” sections in this manual for use of those controls.

To avoid risk of injury, be sure that the blender is fully off with all control panel lights off before opening the blender and scraping the sides of the pitcher. Never attempt to scrape the sides of the pitcher while the blender is operating or with any of the control panel lights illuminated.

Turning the Blender Off
While the blender is operating, touch the “OFF” pad on the control panel or touch the active speed setting pad a second time and the blender will stop. The “ON” will still be illuminated and the WARNING light will flash to indicate the blender is ready to operate again. Press the “OFF” pad a second time to completely turn the blender off.

Auto Shut-off

  • The blender will automatically shut off it allowed to stand with no control pads pressed for 10 minutes.
  • If two speed settings pads are accidentally touched at the same time, the blender will shut off. Select desired speed setting pad to start or restart.

Pulse Mode

  1. Touch the “ON” pad on the control panel. The “ON” pad will illuminate and the WARNING light will flash to indicate that the blender is ready to operate.
  2. Touch the “PULSE” pad.
  3. Select a speed setting and touch the corresponding pad on the control panel.
  4. The blender will operate only while you are touching the speed setting pad.

NOTE: When unsure about the appropriate speed setting, try pulsing to test various speeds.

Ice Crushing Mode

  1. Load ice cubes in the blender pitcher, making sure to use ice that is thoroughly frozen. Break up any large chunks of ice.
  2. Touch the “ON” pad on the control panel. The “ON” pad will illuminate and the WARNING light will flash to indicate that the blender is ready to operate.
  3. Touch the “CRUSH” pad on the control panel. The blender will automatically operate in short bursts to crush the ice.
  4. Once the ice is crushed, touch the “OFF” pad on the control panel.

Using the removable pitcher lid cap

  1. While blender is off, remove pitcher lid cap by holding the pitcher jar and pitcher lid down with one had and twisting and lifting the pitcher lid cap with the other hand.
  2. Use the small opening in the lid to add ingredients to the blender while the blender is running. Use caution and blend on low speed while pitcher lid cap is removed.

Be cautious when blending hot foods, as steam or hot vapor can burn skin when the lid is removed, Covering the lid cap opening with a clean eloth prior to blending will allow steam to escape and provent splattering.

Use the cap opening in the lid to vent steam or hot vapor, however be sure to open the lid and / or lid cap gradually and direct steam or hot vapor away from hands, face and other exposed skin.
For best results, blend small amounts of hot liquids and cover the lid cap opening with a clean cloth. Use the “PULSE” mode beginning on the lowest speed setting

Speed Control Guide
The following speed control guide provides suggested settings for your blender. If in doubt, start on a lower setting and try pulsing to test out various speeds.

Baby food ingredients puree
Blended ice drink crush
Bread chop
Coffee beans liqucfr
Crackers chop
Crushed ice crush
Fruit juice from frozen concentrate mix
1\lilk powder & water liqucfr
Nuts chop
Oatmeal puree
Pancake hatter mix
Salad dressing mix
Sauces stir
Smoothies liquefr


The “PULSE” mode can be used with any speed setting. Simply touch the “PULSE” pad and then touch the desired speed setting
When crushing ice, be sure to use ice cubes that are frozen solid and break up any large chunks.
If blending a mixture of liquid and solid ingredients, add the liquid ingredients to the blender first and then add the solids, unless the recipe states otherwise.

Care and Cleaning

WARNING Injury Hazard – Unplug blender before cleaning, Failure to do so can result in injury.

  1. Touch the “OFF” pad to set the blender into its full- off state. Unplug the power cord.
  2. Position blender pitcher over a sink to catch any remaining ingredients in the pitcher while taking it apart to clean.
  3. Unscrew the base ring from the base of the pitcher (see illustrations A and B). If the base is difficult to unscrew, place the pitcher on the power base and turn the pitcher counterclockwise with both hands to loosen and remove (see illustration C). DO NOT turn the pitcher using the handle.
  4. Carefully disassemble the pitcher gasket and the blade base, keeping fingers away from sharp edges of the blades.
  5. All of the pitcher parts should be washed in warm, soapy water. The pitcher jar is dishwasher safe. The pitcher lid, base ring and blade base are all top-rack dishwasher safe. The pitcher gasket and lid cap can be handwashed in warm, soapy water.JENN-AIR-JBL800GAAU-Bar-Tools-Blender- \(9\)
  6. Wipe down the blender power base, including the glass touch controls with a damp cloth. DO NOT immerse the blender base in water. Do not use an abrasive cleaning pad on the power base unit.
  7. DO NOT use pine-based cleaners or cleaners containing bleach on the blender base. Do not use any type of solvent-based cleaner or metal polish on the power base unit. Use of these products may cause staining or discoloration. If these cleaning products DO come in contact with the power base, immediately clean with a water-dampened cloth and wipe dry.

Before You Call for Service

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Roasted Yellow Pepper Soup
The Mediterranean yellow color of this soup makes it a perfect choice as the first course for a late summer dinner. With its rich, mellow flavor, it will be appreciated year-round.

  • 1 medium red potato, peeled and cut into
  • 1″ cubes 2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 small onion, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 6 sweet yellow bell peppers, seeded and cut into
  • 1″ chunks 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • I teaspoon green peppercorns
  • 1 cup heavy cream salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 leaves of fresh basil

Place potato, celery, carrot, onion, garlic and yellow bell pepper pieces on an oven-proof baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 400° F. for 40-45 min- utes (Convect Roast 30-35 minutes), or until tender. Cover loosely with foil and set aside to cool slightly (approximately 20 minutes).

In a large soup pot, bring chicken stock to a boil. Stir in green peppercorns. Reduce heat to simmer. Set blender to “puree” and process the roasted vegetables in blender for 20-25 seconds or until smooth. Stir purce into the simmering chicken broth. Stir in heavy cream and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Do not allow soup to boil. Serve immediately with fresh basil leaf garnish. Serves 8.

Ricotta and Pine Nut Tart with Balsamic
Strawberries Enjoy this delightful tart sprinkled with pine nuts and drizzled with strawberries. The filling is mixed in the blender to create a creamy texture.

Pastry Crust

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 13 cups pine nuts, toasted and finely chopped
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted


  • 11/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 14 cup pine nuts, whole

Balsamic Strawberries

  • 2 pints fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon top quality balsamic vinegar

Pastry Crust
In a small bowl, mix flour, sugar and chopped pine nuts. Add melted butter and mix gently. Press mixture into bottom and about 1″ up the sides of a 10″ spring form pan. Chill for 10 minutes. Begin making the sugar/ water mixture for the tilling. Place aluminum toil over the pastry and fill with pie weights, dry beans or rice. Bake at 375° F (Convect Bake 350° F) for 15 minutes. Remove foil and pie weights, then bake an additional 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool completely.

In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Boil until sugar is completely dissolved, about 4 minutes. Transter to container with a pour spout and allow to cool 20 minutes. Add cream cheese, ricotta cheese, egg yolks and whole eggs to blender pitcher. Cover with lid and mix 5 seconds. Turn blender off and scrape sides. Resume mix- ing for 15 seconds or until smooth. Turn blender off. Remove the pitcher lid cap. Set blender to “stir” and with the blender running, add the sugar syrup slowly. Pour the cheese mixture into the prepared crust. Sprinkle the whole pine nuts over the top. Return to oven and bake the tart for 40-45 minutes, or until golden but still a bit soft in the middle. Cool. Serve topped with balsamic strawberries.

Balsamic Strawberries
Clean, hull and slice the strawberries. Place in a shallow pan and sprinkle with sugar. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Allow to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Shake occasionally. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar, shake pan to distribute flavor and allow to stand at room temperature for 30 more minutes.

Tiramisu Cream Smoothie
This taste of Italy blends flavors of tiramisu into a refreshing ice cream drink. Topped with whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbs, this drink is a sure party favorite.

  • 1 tablespoon Kahlua
  • 2 tablespoons espresso
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 pint (2 cups) vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate cookie crumbs

Pour Kahlua, espresso, cream, chocolate syrup and ice cream into blender. Set blender to “liquefy” and pulse for 15-20 seconds or until ingredients are smooth and creamy. Pour into cocktail glasses. Garnish with whipped cream and cookie crumbs. Makes two 6-ounce servings.

Strawberry Ice
This refreshing icy drink is perfect on a warm summer day. Add a splash of rum and garnish the rim of the glass with a strawberry for a festive party cocktail.

  • 1 16-ounce container frozen sweetened, sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 4 cups ice cubes

Place undrained strawberries in blender; add ice cubes. Combine strawberries and ice cubes on “crush” setting for 35-45 seconds or until all ice is crushed. Serve. Makes four 8-ounce servings.

Warranty/ Customer Service

*Jenn-Air One-Year Hassle-Free Replacement Warranty**
Jenn-Air stands behind the high quality of our blenders by offering a one-year has- sle-free replacement warranty. If your blender should fail within the first year of ownership and upon inspection by Jenn-Air is proven defective, the blender will be replaced without charge. Jenn-Air will arrange for it to be returned tree of charge. Jenn-Air will also arrange delivery of an identical or comparable replacement to your door free of charge. THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE AND NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, ARE MADE BY JENN-AIR OR ARE AUTHORIZED TO BE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT.

What Is Not Covered by This Warranty

  1. Conditions and damages resulting from any of the following:
    • Any repair, disassembly, modification, alteration or adjustment not authorized by Jenn-Air.
    • Misuse, abuse, accidents, unreasonable use, negligence or failure to follow the Jenn-Air instructions.
    • Incorrect electric current, voltage or supply other than listed on the product.
    • Improper setting of any control.
  2. Warranty is void if the original serial numbers have been removed, altered or cannot be readily determined.
  3. Products purchased for commercial or industrial use.
  4. Consequential or incidental damages sustained by any person as a result of any breach of these warranties. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so the above exclusion may not apply.

Contacting Customer Service

  1. Call Jenn-Air Customer Service at 1-866-982-3313 U.S.A. or 1-800-688-2002 Canada. They may be able to assist you with troubleshooting product difficulties. U.S. customers using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired, call 1-800-688-2080.
  2. Write to Jenn-Air, Attn. CAIR® Center, P.O. Box 2370, Cleveland, TN 37320-2370. When writing or calling about a service problem, please include the following information:
    • Your name, address and telephone number;
    • Model and serial number of the blender;
    • A clear description of the problem you are having;
    • Proof of purchase (sales receipt).
  3. User guides are available online at

Replacement Parts
To order new blender parts, including new blender pitchers, call 1-866-982-3313 or 1-800-688-2002 Canada.


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