Microplane

Microplane, a division of Grace Manufacturing Inc., is the premier brand worldwide for exceptionally sharp culinary tools. Possibly most famous for our graters and zesters, the brand has revolutionized the way chefs and home cooks grate and zest a wide range of ingredients for flavorful, gourmet style cooking and baking. The family-owned and managed company designs and crafts 40+ Microplane kitchen tools. Beyond our graters and zesters, we offer a variety of kitchen gadgets, including tools for garlic, apples, ginger, herbs, spices, avocados, bar accessories, spiralizers, food slicers and much, much more.

Microplane's ascent in the culinary field began in the 1990s with the launch of a new type of tool for the company's successful Woodworking Tools division. The long and narrow, rasp-style tool, featuring hundreds of tiny stainless steel razors was first created to shape or file wood.

The big moment came in 1994, when a Canadian homemaker picked up a new woodworking tool, in complete frustration over using a dull grater for the preparation of an orange cake recipe. Sliding the orange across the Microplane tool, she was amazed at how beautifully it worked, with total ease, speed, and efficiency. At this point, Microplane crossed over from the wood shop to the kitchen and in a short period of time has earned a permanent place in the kitchen. Today, culinary professionals and savvy home cooks consider Microplane to be an essential kitchen tool for food preparation.

Most graters on the market use a stamped metal process. In this process, the teeth are made the same thickness as the rest of the blade. As a result, stamped blades are dull. Microplane utilizes a chemical process called photo-etching that defines and sharpens the edge of each tooth on the grater. The result is a much sharper tooth, and long-lasting, ultra-sharp stainless steel blades, giving you the consumer, a more precise result with far less effort. Just watch your fingers, use our glove and food guards for your personal safety.

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Available In Multiple Colors Microplane Ultimate Citrus Tool 2.0 Zester
Microplane Ultimate Citrus Tool 2.0 Zester
Our updated popular Ultimate Citrus Tool creates even better citrus peel garnishes! This multi-functional bar tool features a zester, scoring blade, and two garnish cutters for gourmet-style garnishes to top your favorite dishes and beverages!  The versatile Ultimate Citrus Tool features a surgical grade stainless steel Microplane® fine blade – the company’s best-selling blade style – which excels in zesting the flavorful and aromatic peel of citrus fruit without grating into the bitter pith. In addition, the Ultimate Citrus Tool features two decorative garnishing blades.
 Garnishing blades at the end of the handle for easy of use Reusable protective cover included 18/8 stainless steel blade. Plastic frame. Two decorative blades - 0.3" and 0.18" diameter Blades made in the USA. Assembled in Mexico
Microplane Classic Zester
Microplane Grater / Zester with Handle
Microplane Grater / Zester with Handle
Originally a woodworking tool, this bestseller 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 Crème Brulé or a basic vinaigrette.  This tool has a hard plastic handle making it preferred by many users over the classic original all stainless blade. 
 Heavy-duty, ergonomic handle Protective cover included for storing Surgical grade stainless steel blade. Plastic handle. Blade made in the USA, Assembled in MX
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Gourmet Series Coarse Grater
Gourmet Series Coarse Grater
Our paddle-shaped, hand-held cheese grater has an updated handle design that provides greater comfort, stability, and durability.  The handle design combines a comfortable, soft touch material with an overlay of stronger, molded plastic with subtle ribbing for a more secure grip. The large grating surface of our Home Series Coarse Grater is the perfect kitchen tool like hard cheeses, chocolate, coconut, carrots, and more!
 Dimensions: 10 3/4" x 3 3/8" x 3/4" Grating Surface: 4 7/8" x 2 1/4" Reusable protective cover included Surgical grade stainless steel blade. Plastic handle. Highly recommended by Cooks Illustrated for grating ginger Blade made in the USA, Assembled in MX
Gourmet Series Fine Grater
Gourmet Series Fine Grater
The Microplane Gourmet Series has an expansive paddled with ample grating surfaces and US made stainless steel blades. Ultra-sharp photo etched teeth make fast work out of grating potatoes, carrots, onions, and cheeses. The Stainless steel frame provides extraordinary durability. The soft touch handle matches premium classic series zesters. The non-skid foot adds stability when grating on counters and plates.
Use the Fine Grater for Citrus Zest, Chilies, Cinnamon, Coconut, Ginger, Garlic, Onions and Hard Cheeses. The result will be a fine powder or paste.
 Dimensions: 12" x 2.625" x 1" Grating Surface: 5.25" x 2.625" Ergonomic soft-touch handle with loop Non-slip base for added stability Reusable protective cover included Surgical grade stainless steel blade. TPE plastic handle. Highly recommended by Cooks Illustrated for grating ginger Blade made in the USA, Assembled in MX
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