Non-slip Epicurean Gripper Cutting Boards are perfect for smooth, damp food preparation areas and for people who want their cutting boards to stay put. Non-slip silicone grippers on all four corners elevate these boards off of the countertop and hold them in place to prevent them from slipping under the knife. Like all of our cutting surfaces, Gripper Cutting Boards are dishwasher safe. The grippers are removable for easy cleanup and greater versatility.Every professional or at-home chef knows the importance of a good cutting board. That's why Epicurean, only use premium materials for all of their innovative and highly functional surfaces. Epicurean cutting surfaces are made using eco friendly materials that gain their natural look and texture from the organic contents that comprise them. Each color is composed of a set of fiber sources layered together and pressed along with a food safe resin, to form a sheet that has unequaled food preparation properties. Each color of Epicurean cutting surfaces has slightly different features based on the blend of its sources, though all of them share the fact that they are a wood based kitchen tool that is dishwasher safe and made in the USA.Cutting on Epicurean cutting boards will not dull your knife so you will sharpen less. Epicurean's Natural, Slate, & RC100 materials are all certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.