Our versatile Four Blade Box Grater does the work of 4 separate handheld graters, with our Ultra Coarse, Fine/Zester, and Ribbon blades along with the popular Slicer blade in one easy to use kitchen tool!
The Microplane® 4-Sided Box Grater features the Ultra Coarseblade and two of the most popular Microplane® grating blades: Fine/Zester and Ribbon, along with an additional fourth Slicer blade. This product has been designated Fine Cooking's Best Overall Box Grater. In January 2009 it took top honors in the Kitchen Hand Tools category of the 2009 Housewares Design Awards.
Use a Box Grater for:
Bigger projects, where you need to shred a lot of vegetables, or cheese. Also use for a recipe that requires, multiple tools, for instance, zucchini bread, where you need shredded zucchini, and zest. Box graters are very versatile since they have multiple blades - one Box grater does the work of 4 individual paddle or handheld graters.
Great gift for newly-weds, and housewarmings.
Four-sided grater includes the following blades:
Ultra Coarse - use for making coleslaw and hash browns
Fine - Perfect for zesting citrus or grating cheese like parmesan or asiago
Ribbon - a bi-directional blade. Recommended for soft cheeses, and fruits and vegetables.
Slicer - Slices medium thick pieces of cucumbers, zucchini, and other foods
Easy to clean, fine blade removes for easy access
Ergonomic, soft grip handle fits in the palm of the hand
We recommended using a separate food holder, or a cut resistant glove when using this tool.
What are the sizes of the grating surfaces?
Ultra Coarse:5 1/2" x 3 11/16"
Fine: 4 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Ribbon: 4 1/2" x 2"
Slicing Blade: 2"
Use and Care
Dishwasher safe. Hand wash recommended.
We recommend rinsing your grater in warm water immediately after each use. Remove trapped particles from the non-sharp side whenever possible. To remove trapped particles on the front, first soak the tool in warm water and then use a cleaning brush to stroke in the same direction as the teeth.