A green cheese grater is a kitchen utensil designed for grating or shredding cheese. It typically consists of a grating surface made of stainless steel or another sharp material and a green plastic or rubber handle for easy grip and control. The green color is often used for the handle to make it easily distinguishable in a drawer or utensil holder. Cheese graters come in various designs, including handheld graters with different grating sizes, box graters with multiple grating surfaces, and rotary graters that simplify the grating process. They are essential tools in the kitchen for adding freshly grated cheese to dishes like pasta, salads, or sandwiches, enhancing the flavor and texture of the food.