This durable, dishwasher safe kitchen utensil by is Made in USA, specifically on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN. It is an excellent choice for both the casual cook and the seasoned gourmet who values the environment and wants a dependable kitchen tool that is durable and cleans up easily. These utensils are made from wood fiber composite, which are sheets of resin-saturated fiber that is compressed and baked to a solid sheet. The final product is exceptionally strong, yet maintains the warm, natural look and feel of wood. It is lightweight, nonporous, dishwasher safe and will not scratch your nonstick cookware. It won’t crack, split, or stain – making it the perfect material for stirring, flipping, sautéing and serving. It is also classified as green. The wood fiber raw material comes from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified sources and/or recycled paper. This durable material itself has been around for more than 65 years and is widely used for commercial, industrial and marine purposes, as well as skate park surfaces. It certainly can take anything dished out in the heart of the kitchen. It is also NSF certified, so you know that its surface has met rigid standards for quality and safety. Our products are well-designed, practical, casual tools that feel at home in any kitchen where friends and family gather to share company and enjoy good food. Get the right tool for the job! Our gourmet series ladles, spoons, sauté tools, turners and pasta servers pair natural wood fiber handles with high temperature nylon heads that are heat resistant to 500°F/260°C. It is the best of both worlds. The Gourmet Series nylon medium turner makes everyday cooking easy. If features a natural handle with black nylon head, a drain slot down the center, and measures 13" long by 3" wide.