Top 10 Best Microplane Zesters in 2022

The 10 Best Microplane Zester Reviews:

1. Microplane Classic Zester/Grater

Microplane Classic Zester/Grater

Microplane is all about the blade. Over 25 years of USA manufactured etched ultra-sharp blades, means you will receive a durable, stainless steel, zester that will grate hard spices like cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Without losing a beat, or a sharp tooth, this zester will also zest citruses like oranges, limes, and lemons. Try it with hard cheese for the topping any dish with parmesan or Asiago cheese.

The hard plastic handle provides a sturdy grip. We know there are many choices out there, choose the tool that is most often cited as a top kitchen tool. Don’t settle for a knock-off.

Highlighted Features:

  • Ultra Sharp Made in USA blades: Microplane uses photo-etched technology to make ultra sharp grating blades right here in America! BPA free plastic handle.
  • Zest Citrus: The blade is designed with a specific tooth set that takes the flavorful rind directly off the citrus fruit, while leaving behind the bitter white pith. Zest adds flavor to vinaigrettes, stir fries, salads, and baked goods!
  • Grate Cheese: Grate parmesan into fluffy mounds that melt quickly and look beautiful when treating yourself of family to rustic bowls of pasta. Sprinkle fresh parmesan over eggs, salads, or any dish for a burst of flavor.
  • Surgical Grade Stainless Steel: this material stays rust-free and maintains sharpness over time. True stainless steel is magnetic, so this item can be hung on your magnetic knife strip.
  • Dishwasher Safe: The tool is easy to clean, simply rinse immediately after use. Use a kitchen brush on the underside of the blade to clean out tough to reach particles. The zester/grater can also be placed in the dishwasher.

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2. Microplane Premium Classic Zester Grater

Microplane Premium Classic Zester Grater

This tool is normally used to grate citrus for perfect lemon, lime, and orange zests or to create pillowy mounds of parmesan cheese. However, it is also a great tool for grating spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and even chilies into fresh ground powders.

If your dish requires fresh grated ginger or garlic, this tool will do that job as well. Customers have let us know that they even use this tool to remove burnt edges from cookies and bread. What will you use it for?

Highlighted Features:

  • Zest Citrus: The blade is designed with a specific tooth set that takes the flavorful rind directly off the citrus fruit, while leaving behind the bitter white pith. Zest adds flavor to vinaigrettes, stir fries, salads, and baked goods! Change your life, with a little zest!
  • Grate Cheese: Grate parmesan into fluffy mounds that melt quickly and look beautiful when treating yourself of family to rustic bowls of pasta. Sprinkle fresh parmesan over eggs, salads, or any dish for a burst of flavor. Grate other hard cheeses like Asiago, Pecorino and Padano.
  • So Many USES: grate ginger and garlic into a minced pastes to flavor many popular foods. Create ground spices from whole hard cinnamon or nutmeg. Use to shave a cork down to fit back into a bottle – even scrape off burnt or dark spots from cookies, scones, and toast. The possibilities are endless.
  • Ultra Sharp Made in USA blades: Microplate uses photo-etched technology to make ultra sharp grating blades right here in America! Made of surgical grade stainless steel this material stays rust-free and maintains sharpness over time. True stainless steel is magnetic, so this item can be hung on your magnetic knife strip. Non-scratch end tabs help protect counter tops
  • Dishwasher Safe: The tool is easy to clean, simply rinse immediately after use. Use a kitchen brush on the underside of the blade to clean out tough to reach particles. The zester/grater can also be placed in the dishwasher.

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3. Microplane Zester Grater all stainless original blade for zesting citrus and grating cheese

Microplane Zester Grater all stainless original blade for zesting citrus and grating cheese

A true American original, this zester is what made Microplane a must have amongst professional chefs and cooking enthusiasts. The iconic long and narrow, rasp-style design originated in the woodshop.

This zester/grater is perfect for zesting lemon, limes and other citrus as well as grating parmesan and other hard cheeses. Other uses include grating whole spices, ginger, and garlic.

Highlighted Features:

  • Ultra sharp Made in USA blades: Microplate uses Photo-Etched technology to make Ultra sharp grating blades right here in America!
  • Zest citrus: the blade is designed with a specific tooth set that takes the flavorful rind directly off the citrus fruit, while leaving behind the bitter white pith. Zest adds flavor to vinaigrettes, stir fries, salads, and baked goods!
  • Grate cheese: grate Parmesan into fluffy mounds that melt quickly and look beautiful when treating yourself of family to Rustic bowls of pasta. Sprinkle fresh Parmesan over eggs, salads, or any dish for a burst of flavor.
  • Surgical grade stainless Steel: This material stays rust-free and maintains sharpness over time. True stainless Steel is magnetic, so this item can be hung on your magnetic knife strip. The zester/grater comes with a protective cover for storing.
  • Dishwasher safe: The tool is easy to clean, Simply rinse Immediately after use. Use a kitchen brush on the underside of the blade to clean out tough to reach particles. The zester/grater can also be placed in the dishwasher.

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4. Microplane Ultimate Citrus Tool

Microplane Ultimate Citrus Tool

34620 Color: Yellow Features: -3 actions – zest, score and garnish with 1 tool. -Zesting blade has wider surface for citrus. -Molded plastic coring blade easily starts peel. -Longer soft touch grip for improved ergonomics. -Reusable cover for safe storage. -Two garnishing blades. Product Type: -Zester and Grater. Base Material: -Plastic. Handle Material: -Plastic. Operation: -Manual. Food Compatibility: -citrus. Item Type: -Handheld. Soft Grip Handle: -Yes. Dishwasher Safe: -Yes. Dimensions: -0.3″ & 0.18″ diameter. Overall Height – Top to Bottom: -10.24″. Overall Width – Side to Side: -2.6″. Overall Depth – Front to Back: -0.814″. Overall Product Weight: -0.18 lbs.

Highlighted Features:

  • MULTI-PURPOSE: This tool combines a zester, garnish cutters and scoring blade, all in a brightly colored, comfortable soft-touch handle.
  • STAINLESS STEEL BALDE: A patented, surgical-grade stainless steel blade—Microplane’s best-selling style—lets you zest flavorful citrus peels without cutting into bitter pith.
  • ENHANCE YOUR KITCHEN: Use the large and small cutters and the scoring blade to quickly make restaurant-style garnishes for dishes and cocktails.
  • SAFE STORAGE: A protective guard allows for safe and easy storage in drawers.
  • PROUDLY MADE IN THE UNITED STATES: The blades are proudly made in the United States, keeping jobs in America, while creating a quality product.

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5. Microplane Classic Series Short Zester Grater

Microplane Classic Series Short Zester Grater

We shortened the blade of our best selling Classic Grater to give you a better price, with all the quality you expect.

This Zester grates the hardest Parmesan Reggiano as well as other hard cheeses into fine lacy wisps. Ideal for topping your favorite spaghetti and meatballs or a Caesar salad.

It’s also wonderful for effortless citrus zesting to add natural flavors to a lemon crème brûlée or a basic vinaigrette.

This tool has a hard plastic handle making it preferred by many users over the classic original all stainless blade. The shorter length is easier to store in smaller drawers.

Highlighted Features:

  • PROUDLY MADE IN THE USA: Microplane features surgical grade stainless steel blades made in the USA for over 25 years. We are proud to support American jobs and the US economy.
  • ZESTING CITRUS: The blade is designed with a specific tooth set that takes the flavorful rind directly off the citrus fruit, while leaving behind the bitter white pith. Zest adds flavor to vinaigrettes, stir fries, salads, and baked goods! Change your life, with a little zest!
  • THE ORIGINAL HANDHELD CHEESE GRATER: Grate Parmesan into fluffy mounds that melt quickly and look beautiful when treating yourself or family to rustic bowls of pasta. Sprinkle fresh Parmesan over eggs, salads, or any dish for a burst of flavor. Use the Classic Short Zester to grate other hard cheeses like Asiago, Pecorino and Padano.
  • SO MANY DIFFERENT USES: A versatile must-have tool for the kitchen! Customers have let us know that they even use this tool to remove the burnt edges from cookies and bread. What will you use it for?
  • DISHWASHER SAFE: Stainless steel is naturally BPA free. This product may be placed in the dishwasher for cleaning.

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6. Microplane Premium Made in USA Zester Grater

Microplane Premium Made in USA Zester Grater

Highlighted Features:

  • Zest Citrus: The blade is designed with a specific tooth set that takes the flavorful rind directly off the citrus fruit, while leaving behind the bitter white pith. Zest adds flavor to vinaigrettes, stir fries, salads, and baked goods! Change your life, with a little zest!
  • Grate Cheese: Grate parmesan into fluffy mounds that melt quickly and look beautiful when treating yourself of family to rustic bowls of pasta. Sprinkle fresh parmesan over eggs, salads, or any dish for a burst of flavor. Grate other hard cheeses like Asiago, Pecorino and Padano.
  • So Many USES: grate ginger and garlic into a minced pastes to flavor many popular foods. Create ground spices from whole hard cinnamon or nutmeg. Use to shave a cork down to fit back into a bottle – even scrape off burnt or dark spots from cookies, scones, and toast. The possibilities are endless.
  • Ultra Sharp Made in USA Blades: Microplane uses photo-etched technology to make ultra sharp grating blades right here in America! Made of surgical grade stainless steel this material stays rust-free and maintains sharpness over time. True stainless steel is magnetic, so this item can be hung on your magnetic knife strip. Non-scratch end tabs help protect counter tops
  • Dishwasher Safe: The tool is easy to clean, simply rinse immediately after use. Use a kitchen brush on the underside of the blade to clean out tough to reach particles. The zester/grater can also be placed in the dishwasher.

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7. Microplane Master Series Wood Handle Stainless Steel Zester Grater

Microplane Master Series Wood Handle Stainless Steel Zester Grater

The Microplane Master Series Zester features stainless steel blades made right here in the USA! The blades are ultra-sharp and make zesting or grating all of your favorite foods effortless.

The wooden walnut handle is sourced from Kentucky.

Use and Care

To best preserve the wood handle, it is strongly recommended that you do not soak the handle in water and hand wash the zester in warm water after each use.

For the best results, the handle can be conditioned as needed using mineral oil.

Highlighted Features:

  • Use a zester/grater for: Lemon, Lime, Citrus, Ginger, Garlic, Whole Cinnamon, Whole Nutmeg, Hard Cheese like Asiago and Parmesan. Results will be perfect for adding flavor, without any texture
  • Made in USA: Blades are made of US Stainless Steel, and made in Russellville Arkansas; The Wood handle is sourced from Kentucky. Support American jobs and manufacturing by purchasing this product.
  • The base of the frame has a non-slip foot to keep the grater from slipping on slick surfaces like a countertop, and it also prevents any scratching on softer surfaces like wood.
  • Hand wash, and do not soak. The nature of a wood handle, just like a steak knife, dries out in water, it is best to wash immediately, and oil as necessary to keep the wood from becoming dry and brittle.
  • Reusable protective cover. Microplane blades are ultra sharp, so keep your fingers safe by storing the grater with the cover over the top of the blade.

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8. Microplane Elite Series Grater

Microplane Elite Series Grater

The Micro plane Elite Series includes a transparent protective cover that doubles as a grating catch feature and measuring cup with a generous 1-cup capacity. Use stainless steel Micro plane zester blade to create flavourful citrus zest without any of bitter white pith just under the fruit’s peel.

It’s stellar at grating aromatics, such as shallots, onions, garlic, and ginger into a fine paste that melts and blends instantly with other ingredients in a pan, as well as transforming Parmesan and other hard cheese into powdery mounds for garnishing pasta and other savory dishes.

Also recommended for chocolate, truffles, nuts, and more. The made in USA blade has super sharp teeth to increase its efficiency and cut the food precisely. It does not rip or tear the food and prevents bruising. Aroma and taste are guaranteed. Available in black and red color.

Globally recognized, Micro plane is the original manufacturer to apply photo-etching technology to graters, an innovative process specifically designed to create ultra-sharp cutting edges.

The blade ensures that food does not stick or block, but instead gently slides along the cutting surface to produce perfect results every time.

Highlighted Features:

  • Effortless grating for superior results
  • Photo-etched, long-lasting, ultra sharp, stainless steel blade
  • Foods are precisely cut without ripping or tearing
  • The natural aroma is released to enhance flavour
  • Non-slip base for added stability and flexibility whilst grating

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9. Microplane Gourmet Series Cheese Grater

Microplane Gourmet Series Cheese Grater

Highlighted Features:

  • MADE IN THE USA: The gourmet series from Microplane features surgical grade stainless steel blades made in the USA for 25 years. We are proud to support US jobs and the US economy.
  • DISHWASHER SAFE: Stainless steel is naturally BPA free. Place the grater in the dishwasher for cleaning.
  • USE A FINE GRATR FOR: Citrus Zest, Chilies, Cinnamon, Coconut, Ginger, Garlic, Onions and Hard Cheeses. The result will be a fine powder or paste.

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10. Microplane Artisan Series Fine Blade Grater

Microplane Artisan Series Fine Blade Grater

The Artisan series from Microplane is a contemporary addition to our Collection of paddle-shaped graters. The expansive surface area offers ample space to make fast work out of zesting, and grating.

Each grater has an 18/8 stainless steel Microplane blade, and soft-touch ergonomic handle. Rubber feet add stability and protect your plates.

The artisan fine graters are perfect for zesting citrus, and grating garlic or hard cheeses.

Highlighted Features:

  • A Fine Blade Cheese Grater offers a precise blade that creates a superfine grate. When used with harder ingredients, a fine Cheese Grater produces powder-like results that pack an intense flavor. With moister foods, you will see a puree-like texture from your ingredients.
  • Grate cheese like parmesan, mince garlic, or grate spices with this made in USA stainless steel blade. Kitchen prep is easy with a cook tool like this. The handle is non- slip. Pick and choose a color that matches your kitchen design theme.
  • DISHWASHER SAFE: Stainless steel is naturally BPA free, as is the plastic used to frame the blade. This product may be placed in the dishwasher for cleaning.
  • MADE in USA: The Artisan series cheese grater from Microplane features surgical grade stainless steel blades which have been made in the USA for 25 years. We are proud to support US jobs and the US economy.

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Last update on 2022-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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