This sturdy meat tenderizer takes care of even the toughest meat pounding jobs. The smooth, heavy head flattens meats and poultry in seconds. Perfectly weighted with enough heft to do the job while sitting comfortably in the hand. Flattens and tenderizes meats. Crushes other foods such as garlic and nuts. Ergonomic handle is angled for maximum leverage and application of even pressure while ensuring a comfortable grip. Loop on handle for hanging. 18/10 stainless steel. From the German company Rosle, manufacturers of quality kitchen tools since 1903. Construction is durable and easy to clean.