The Perfect Mandoline

By Meredith Arthur, Eric Slatkin, and Blake Smith

It’s high drama at OXO headquarters when the perfect slicing tool is the goal, and cheap blades with nonadjustable heights are the norm. Here, Dean DiPietro, who spearheaded the design of OXO’s v-blade mandoline, explains the process, from diced soup to sliced nuts.

The unparalleled. The best in show. We call it The Perfect: our video series on how something so very good gets to be that way. Dean DiPietro was not paid, nor did OXO in any way compensate CHOW, for his participation in this video. We just thought the OXO mandoline was a good product.

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