Epicurean® knife holders provide safe knife storage and style. They don't harbor bacteria and are dishwasher safe! Each knife holder is crafted with the same materials used in traditional Epicurean® cutting surfaces. The unique wood composite gives each piece a natural, organic feel, while offering advantages, such as dishwasher cleanup and temperature resistance to 350°F / 176°C. Items in natural and slate colors are National Sustainable Forest certified.