Every good cook knows that a quality grater is a must have for their kitchen. A good grater takes the hassle out of prep time. A good grater makes food prep easy, and gets you to finishing that delicious recipe faster and easier. Check out our list of great graters for 2016, and take the drudgery out of cooking.
- 10. VonShef Stainless Steel Four Sided Grater
- 9. Multi-purpose Cheese, Vegetable & Food Grater
- 8. Super Durable Rotary Cheese Grater
- 7. SimPrium – Green Rotary Cheese Grater
- 6. Kuuk Drum Grater for Cheese
- 5. Zyliss Classic Cheese Grater
- 4. Microplane 38000 Professional Coarse Grater
- 3. OXO Good Grips Box Grater
- 2. Zyliss Classic Rotary Cheese Grater
- 1. Microplane 40020 Classic Zester/Grater
10. VonShef Stainless Steel Four Sided Grater
This stainless steel grater is four sided with fine, medium, coarse and slicing surfaces. It is a compact grater and stores easily in your kitchen. It is easy to use and has a comfortable, ergonomically designed handle. We like that it has four sides with different surfaces, which make it very versatile. Dishwasher safe.
9. Multi-purpose Cheese, Vegetable & Food Grater
This grater is new to the market, and was released in December 2015. One of it’s great features is it’s comfortable and secure grip, and it’s non-slip base. It has a 6 blade design, and is more than capable of handling cheeses, spices, and veggies. Quick clean up and dishwasher safe. Comes with a free extended warranty and a bonus ebook of recipes.
8. Super Durable Rotary Cheese Grater
We like the compact design and side handle of this grater. You place food in the hopper and simply turn the handle to grate or shred. It’s made of durable plastic and stainless steel, so you can pop it in the dishwasher. It won’t tarnish, stain or discolor., We also love the packaging. It comes in a sleek black box, that is gift box ready.
7. SimPrium – Green Rotary Cheese Grater
Hand held grater is light, with an easy grip handle. This compact grater is perfect for grating hard cheeses , spices, chocolate and nuts. We like that it has 2 blades for the options of fine or coarse shavings. Stainless steel blades make for easy clean up. Dishwasher safe.
6. Kuuk Drum Grater for Cheese
This grater combines the ease of a handle grater with the capacity of a standing grater. The base has a suction grip for added stability. With this versatile tool you can grate cheese, vegetables, potatoes, sweet potatoes, nuts, onions and more. The simple hand crank is easy to use. There are 2 interchangeable drums. Easy to clean up with razor-sharp, stainless steel rotary blades.
5. Zyliss Classic Cheese Grater
IF your looking for a table-side grater, this is one of our favorites. It’s sleek design is appealing, and its ergonomic grip makes it easy to use. It has a stainless-steel drum that is great for hard cheese, chocolate, and nuts. Dishwasher safe.
4. Microplane 38000 Professional Coarse Grater
This grater reminded us of the kind of grater professionals might use. It has razor-sharp teeth and a large grating area that make it perfect for cooking or table-side. It will coarsely grate hard cheese, chocolate, garlic, carrots, or coconut. It has a non-slip rubber grip and is dishwasher-safe.
3. OXO Good Grips Box Grater
This simple grater is one of our favorites. It has four sides for fine, medium and coarse grating, and a slicing surface. It is slim and has an attachable container for catching freshly grated foods. It has a rubber grip at the bottom and a soft non-slip grip. It is stainless steel and dishwasher safe.
2. Zyliss Classic Rotary Cheese Grater
This classic rotary cheese grater is hard to beat. It makes quick work of grating cheese, chocolate or nuts . It has a stainless steel drum and smooth ergonomic grip. All parts are removable for easy clean up and it is dishwasher safe. We also like that it comes with a 5-year limited warranty.
1. Microplane 40020 Classic Zester/Grater
For the serious cook in your, this is the best grater we could find. It’s made of high-quality 18/8 stainless steel that stays razor sharp. It is perfect for hard cheeses, spices, chocolate, nuts and more. The long 8 1/2 inch blade makes grating in one swipe easy and clean. The plastic handle is ergonomically designed for comfort. Dishwasher safe for easy clean up.
Whether you cook a lot or a little, a quality grater will make your cooking work easier and quicker. A good grater brings out the flavor of your food and is a kitchen must have. Add it to your kitchen tools, and you’ll be on your way to tastier, easier cooking!