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Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater



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Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater

The Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater is a practical addition to your kitchen. It features razor sharp edges and is designed to perfectly grate cheese, fruits, and vegetables. Built using stainless steel and plastic, its sturdy construction ensures years of reliable use. It has a stainless steel finish and a black handle. The soft grip and ergonomic handle ensures a firm and comfortable grip. The manual operation of this handheld grater makes it easy to use. This Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater by Microplane can be washed using a dishwasher and is simple to clean and maintain. The grater is made in USA.


  • Razor sharp edges
  • Ergonomic soft touch handle
  • Grates hard and soft cheeses
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Made in USA
  • Black finish


  • Overall: 12" H x 4" W x 1" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 1.85lbs

Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater

Weights & Dimensions

  • Overall: 12" H x 4" W x 1" D
  • Blade/Wire Length: 4"
  • Overall Product Weight: 1.85lbs


Product Type: Grater and zesterFinish: Stainless Steel
Base Material: Stainless steelHandle Material: Plastic
Number of Items Included: 1Operation: Manual
Food Compatibility: Vegetable; Fruit; CheeseItem Type: Handheld
Soft-Grip Handle: YesDishwasher Safe: Yes
Country of Manufacture: United States 

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Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater

When you buy a Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater online from AllModern, we make it as easy as possible for you to find out when your product will be delivered. You can check on a delivery estimate for the Microplane Part #: 45011 here. If you have any questions about your purchase or any other Slicers, Peelers And Graters product for sale our customer service representatives are available to help.Whether you just want to buy a Microplane Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater or shop for your entire home, AllModern has all of your design needs covered.

About the Manufacturer

It started out in 1990, merely as a new type of woodworking tool. The Microplane® rasp was first invented in 1990 by brothers Richard and Jeff Grace at their jointly owned contract manufacturing facility, Grace Manufacturing Inc., in Russellville, Arkansas, USA. The company already had almost 20 years of photochemical machining experience making parts for the high tech printer industry, but it had never really produced any parts of its own design.

"We always had so much really sharp metal lying around that everyone had to stay careful of. We thought. Hey! What would happen if we tried to cut things on purpose? How sharp of a tool could we make and what would you use it for?" remembers Richard.

"So first we etched a series of holes in the metal and then we started trying it on things," added Jeff. "You can tell every desk in the plant that Richard has ever used by the fact that the corners have all been planed away."

Microplane® tools' tiny razor-like edges are formed by a totally different process called photo-etching in which holes are dissolved with a chemical, leaving edges that finely slice instead of tearing or shredding.

The big moment came in 1994, when Lorraine Lee, a homemaker in Ottawa, Canada, was making an Armenian orange cake. Out of frustration with her old grater, she picked up a new tool her husband, Leonard, had brought home from their hardware store, Lee Valley Tools. She slid the orange across its blades and was amazed. Lacy shards of zest fell from its surface like snowflakes. The Lees marveled at the tool, ate the cake, then promptly changed the product description in their catalogue. The Microplane® grater had earned permanent space in the kitchen.

10 years later, Microplane® introduced its Personal Care Line. The Microplane® foot file, with its 95 tiny files working to gently massage and exfoliate dry skin, was created to soothe tired, sore feet and have them feeling silky smooth and full of energy in no time.

No matter the shape: box, flat, or rotary, Microplane®'s competition around the world are tools that have been made the same for hundreds of years. The cutting edges are formed by punching holes into flat or curved stainless steel or tin. Files are made by grinding a rough edge that works by rubbing and tearing.

Microplane® Tools are better because they are sharp yet safe. Try one and expect a Miracle!
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The best grater for the money

from whitefish bay, WI – Verified Buyer

If you start to google this grater you will find that the reviews are not only fabulous but that this item has a cult following. This company first started in wood finishing products but found that chefs were using their graters for food so I guess they branched out. the pieces that come out are perfect for rosti (a german potato pancake) and for grating cheese, carrots. Its really multipurpose grater as it works well with soft and hard foods. Pros: washes well, lasts forever and finished grated product comes out well Cons: very sharp and you have to pay attention

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Great Shredder!

from Highland Heights, KY – Verified Buyer

I needed a new grater and this one is perfect! Works great on cheeses, vegetables, etc. would purchase again!!

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Cheese grater

from Annville, PA – Verified Buyer

Works well if you are able to hold it stationary against something like a bowl. I bought it for grating cheese I like that it can be used for grating many other things like fruits and vegetables.

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Top notch brand.

from Durham, NC – Verified Buyer

This is really heavy duty and very nice looking. We are very happy. I wish they were easier to find in the US. This is an amazing brand. I would recommend these to anyone looking for something of high quality.

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Great for Cheese

from Dahlonega, GA – Verified Buyer– Top 500 Reviewer

This is one of best grater for grating cheese. It is very easy to use and almost effortless. I throughly recommend this as money well spent

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Gourmet Ultra Coarse Grater is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: 45011