The award winning Microplane 4 Sided Box Grater is a traditional looking grater but provides innovative and exceptional functionality in the kitchen. Offering multiple levels of coarseness, and including a detachable zester, this Microplane grater has multiple uses in meal preparation. Uses include ultra coarse, fine, medium ribbon, and slicing, making this Microplane 4 in 1 grater a great pick for your next recipe. Why Microplane? It boils down to quality construction. Unlike some lower quality or stamped graters, Microplane uses a proprietary chemical etching process to create a cutting edge that is incredibly sharp and stays that way.