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Microplane Premium Classic Zester / Grater

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Still a classic, only better. This new version with a premium soft-touch handle and non-scratch end tabs grates even the hardest Parmesan Reggiano as well as other hard cheeses into fine lacy wisps. Ideal for topping your favorite spaghetti and meatballs or a Caesar salad. It's also wonderful for effortless citrus zesting to add natural flavors to a lemon creme brulee or a basic vinaigrette.
Features:
  • Zester / grater
  • Plastic handle
  • Coarse - hard/soft cheese
  • New soft touch handle
  • Material : Surgical grade stainless steel
  • Cleaning and Care : Dishwasher safe
  • Cover included
  • Premium Classic collection
  • Overall Height - Top to Bottom: 1 Inches
  • Overall Width - Side to Side: 1.31 Inches
  • Overall Depth - Front to Back: 12 Inches
  • Overall Product Weight: 0.3 Pounds
Product Type: Graters and zestersFinish: Stainless Steel
Base Material: Stainless steelHandle Material: Plastic
Operation: ManualFood Compatibility: Vegetable; Cheese
Item Type: HandheldSoft-Grip Handle: Yes
Dishwasher Safe: YesCountry of Manufacture: United States
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Microplane Premium Classic Zester / Grater

07/05/2014
5.0

Zester/Grater

 from Emmett, ID– Verified Buyer

I love this item. I use fresh parmesan cheese quite a bit, and it is so much easier to grate with this product. I also use fresh lemon/orange peel in my baking, so this grater will come in handy quite often. It is heavy duty and so easy to handle.

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02/13/2014
5.0

My daughter Loves it

 from Washington– Verified Buyer

I like the quality of this product and it is exactly what I expected. It is durable and is exactly as described on the web.

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01/15/2014
5.0

nice

 from blythewood, SC– Verified Buyer– Top 1000 Reviewer

works out just fine in the kitchen have use it only once or twice good product.

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10/31/2013
5.0

Works Great

 from Ohio– Verified Buyer

This classic zester grater is working great. It's very easy to use.

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03/31/2013
5.0

Does it well

 from Brooklyn, NY– Verified Buyer

This does what it is supposed to do and it does it well, what more can you ask of a zester And I love that it comes with the plastic cover.

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03/04/2013
5.0

Red handled zester

 from Auburn, CA– Verified Buyer

Very sharp and provides a fine zest from lemons, oranges and cheese. Worth the money. I both all three Microplane zesters offered thinking they were of different corseness but in fact, they are all the same. Will give the two spares as gifts.

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10/28/2012
5.0

Love it!

 from Long Island City, NY– Verified Buyer

I should have bought it long ago. It's easy to make cheese flakes. Now, I would like to have pasta dishes every meal. =)

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10/24/2012
5.0

I would recommend

 from Middletown, NY– Verified Buyer

I am pleased with this product. It works as it was meant to it was sharp. The online description is very accurate. I would recommend.

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07/15/2012
5.0

nice zester!

 from Avon, CT– Verified Buyer

This zester is nice looking and does its job--I can zest citrus, spices, nuts, and chocolate. It is easy to use and compact for storing. It is easy to clean too.

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05/31/2012
5.0

Great Piece

 from Boston, MA– Verified Buyer– Top 500 Reviewer

This piece totally changes grating/zesting. It is SO much smoother than using an old school cheese grater or a knife. I thought it might he tough to clean but it's not at all.

One note: I actually have two of these: one for garlic / savory things and one for lemos etc because I've found that using this on a clove of garlic does leave a slight odor on this even after washing.

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Manufacturer Details
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!

When you buy a Microplane Premium Classic Zester / 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 #: 46020 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 Premium Classic Zester / Grater or shop for your entire home, AllModern has all of your design needs covered.


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OUR SKU # MCP1019 This item is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: 46020, 46120, 46620

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