Microplane Bartenders Garnishing Tool

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 7
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Price: $19.95
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One of the few multitools that does everything it is supposed to do.


Notes: Made by Microplane ( a division of Grace Manufacturing in Russellville, Arkansas) , This is a new multifunction tool for bartenders or anyone else that needs to zest, grate, or open a bottle.Formerly only available at Williams and Sonoma , it is now available on Amazon ( see below for link).

Appearance: Brushed stainless steel roughly 5 1/2 inches long by about 2 inches wide, more or less on piece of stamped steel (18 gauge?) with a rubber edging. Zest/garnish  tool at the top, grater in the middle, bottle opener at bottom with half moon hanger or lanyard hole.

First Impression: Fits hand nicely, big enough to find easily but small enough to carry easily.

Testing : Used it on all manner of fruits and a few vegetables  both carved and grated zests/garnishes, opened numerous bottles and ran through commercial dishwasher . Tested over 3 month period

Results: Works well, quite sharp and precise, hard steel does not dull easily and maintains a good edge, repeated use then washing in commercial dishwasher does not seem to effect it at all.Zests/grates quickly without digging into pith.Bottle opener function is good if not great.

Pros: Well made, good multipurpose tool.

Cons: Could use a slip off  or pop on cover for grater – otherwise do not put in pocket – especially with anything else you don’t won’t scarred up quickly.

Other: Model # 41950

Final Thoughts: Nicely made tool that will stand up to a lot of abuse. A little pricey for what it is but excellent quality tool that is vey satisfying to use.

Straightforward website that shows all their tools,kitchen,woodworking, and personal along with those instructions that you threw out.

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