How-To Use a Microplane Grater


Chef Halee Raff shares a few tips and tricks for using a Microplane grater. Chef Halee recommends always grating into a bowl because it ensures that you're getting all of the oils carrying the flavor. If you're using a grater to zest fruit, make sure to stop as soon as you see the inside. To learn more tips for using a Microplane grater, check out Chef Sasha Sincic's How-To.

Chef Halee Raff graduated from Johnson and Wales in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business in Food Service Management. After receiving her degree, Halee returned home to Chicago in high demand; lending her talents to well-known Chicago hot spots like Tru, Sixteen, and Naha/Brindille (all Michelin stars). She soon worked her way up to Chef de Partie and thereafter won the coveted position of Sous Chef at Band of Bohemia and then Momotaro (Boka Group). Her last position was as an Executive in the 4c Group before starting her own company amid the pandemic, Hardbittenn. At Hardbittenn, Halee offers customizable in-home dining experiences, cooking & baking classes, and offerings such as custom cakes and full lines of baked goods and pop tarts!

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