Designed with both the professional chef and home cook in mind, the extensive, paddle-shaped Gourmet Series was enhanced in design and function. It looks sleek and offers ample grating and shaving surface, soft-touch handles, plus non slip rubber ends for added stability. It's long-lasting, ultra sharp, and made from high quality stainless steel. Dishwasher safe and easy to store due to the reusable protective cover. Use/food: carrot, cheese, ginger, chocolate, hard cheese, garlic, walnuts.