The Microplane gourmet series slicer is the perfect tool to slice zucchini, carrots, potatoes, radishes and more. It makes uniform ultra-thin slices that are 2mm thick. The gourmet series slicers feature a paddle shaped design with an ample grating surface and ultra sharp photo etched teeth that make fast work of whatever food you are slicing. Its stainless steel frame is made in the United States and offers extraordinary durability. The gourmet slicer has a soft-touch handle with an ergonomic shape that doesn't slip, even if your hands are wet. The slicer is dishwasher safe and includes a plastic cover for safe storage. A food guard to keep your fingers save is included.