The Progressive Pyramid Grater works perfectly for grating cheese, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, chocolate and ginger. The grater features 3 surfaces for medium, coarse, and parmesan grating. Each surface features extra sharp v-blade grates for smooth, fast and straight grating. The parmesan grater surface is hinged for easy access while removing foods and cleaning surfaces. The Pyramid grater is dishwasher safe and also features a soft grip handle, snap fit cover for safe and easy storage,and non-skid base for countertop stability.