Razor-sharp graters feature a transparent cover that doubles as a grating catch and 1-cup measuring cup. Microplane Elite Series Graters with a wide paddle and razor-sharp teeth quickly grate hard and soft food without the uneven tugging and tearing of regular graters. Microplane Elite Series graters feature a transparent cover that doubles as a grating catch and 1-cup measuring cup. Placed under the grater, the dual-purpose covermeasuring cup gives you more control and precision when zesting citrus and grating a variety of foods. The clear cover also measure ingredients, makes cleanup effortless and protects the blade for safe storage. Extra coarse grater tackles soft to medium-hard cheeses like mozzarella and Swiss and makes slaw from cabbage. Also ideal for grating root vegetables like potatoes and carrots or grating cold butter for pastry and coconut for garnishing cakes. Coarse grater easily grates hard and medium-firm cheeses such as parmesan and cheddar, as well as a chocolate and a wide range of fruits and vegetables from pears and apples to coconuts and potatoes. Fine grater is the optimum choice for creating flavorful citrus zest without any of the bitter white pith. Exceptional at grating aromatics, such as onions and ginger into a smooth paste, the fine grater also turns hard cheese into powdery garnishes for pasta and savory dishes. Star design grates super-fine portions of hard cheese, ginger, garlic, coconut, chocolate and spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. With just a few strokes, the star grater transforms hard cheeses into fluffy mounds that instantly melt in sauces. Ribbon grater creates elegant, thin vegetables strips adding unique texture to garnishes, salads and other dishes. Ideal for grating chocolate, the ribbon grater also efficiently creates fresh curls from apples and cheeses. The 188 stainless-steel blades are made in the USA. Microplane graters have distinguished themselves from other graters by using a signature process called photo-etching to create ultra-sharp cutting edges. Unlike stamped graters, Microplane Elite Series graters effortlessly cut through hard and soft foods without uneven tearing or shredding.