The Microplane ribbon grater is ideal for grating chocolate, soft cheeses and vegetables. The grater has dual edged teeth that grates food into thin strips in two directions. All Microplane Home Series graters offer a broad grating surface for more room to efficiently get the job done. The grater is dishwasher-safe and features a razor-sharp surgical-grade stainless steel blade. Product dimensions are 27.3 x 8.5 x 2 cm. The handle of the grater is made of black plastic.