The Microplane gourmet series large shaver is the perfect tool to shave hard cheeses, chocolate, cucumber, garlic, ginger and more. The gourmet series tools feature a paddle shaped design with an ample saving surface and ultra sharp photo etched teeth that make fast work of whatever food you are grating. Its stainless steel frame is made in the United States and offers extraordinary durability. The large shaver has a soft-touch handle with an ergonomic shape that doesn't slip, even if your hands are wet. The shaver is dishwasher safe and includes a plastic cover for safe storage.