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  • Perfect for peeling, slicing, or dicing ingredients in restaurant and catering kitchens
  • Spear point design allows you to pierce through thick crusts or skins
  • Ergonomic, slip-resistant handle with polypropylene for durability and Santoprene for comfort
  • Fits comfortably in hands
  • High-carbon, stainless steel blade
  • Creates smooth, accurate slices
  • Helps avoid cross contamination
UPC Code: 765301906696

Create sharp, precise cuts with this Mercer Culinary M23930GR Millennia 3" paring knife with a green handle!

Combining the versatility and value your business requires with the professional quality you've come to expect from Mercer Culinary Cutlery, this knife is sure to become a favorite in your commercial kitchen! Use it to peel, trim, and slice through fruits and vegetables. This makes it ideal for use in any bakery, sandwich shop, cafe, or restaurant.

  • NSF Listed

    NSF Listed

    This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.

  • Hand Wash Only

    Hand Wash Only

    To preserve quality, this item should only be hand-washed and sanitized.

High-Quality Blade

This knife's high carbon, stain-free steel blade effortlessly cuts through a variety of foods in your commercial kitchen. Its small, spear point allows the user to easily cut through thick crusts or skins.

Comfortable, Green Handle

Each knife features an ergonomic handle made of a unique blend of comfortable Santoprene and durable polypropylene for a long life and a no-slip grip. Plus, because it's green, the handle makes it easy to color-code the knife's use.

Durable and Long-Lasting

Thanks to its easy edge maintenance, the Mercer Culinary Millennia paring knife is essential to any kitchen culinary collection! Each knife is guaranteed to last.

Easy to Use

Each knife features an ergonomic handle with textured finger points, which makes it comfortable for use day after day. It features a unique blend of comfortable Santoprene and durable polypropylene for a long life and a no-slip grip.

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Can this knife be washed in a dishwasher?
No, hand washing with soapy water and sanitizer solution is always recommended. When placed in a dishwasher, the process will often rust and cause damage to the edges of the blade.

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Trim fat off of meat, peel rind off of fruit, or add detail to your food presentation with Mercer Millennia paring knives. These knives are made with carbon steel blades to make it easy for your chef to make quick, precise cuts as they work. For maximum control, the handle is made of Santoprene that provides a comfortable, no-slip grip your cooks will love. These Mercer paring knives are available with a standard 3" blade, a serrated 3" blade, or a standard 3 1/2" blade. They're also NSF Listed for superior sanitation.

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Perform all of your peeling, slicing, dicing, and other precision tasks with these commercial grade paring knives. They may be the smallest blades in a chef's arsenal, but they're also a vital part of the prep work done in any professional kitchen. We offer all sorts of different edge styles, blade types, and handle materials so you can find the right paring knives for your business. First, decide what kind of edge you want. A smooth edge is perfect for creating even slices of fruits and vegetables, while a serrated edge will make it easier to cut through tougher skin and rind. Next, consider your daily cutting tasks to determine which blade type is best for you. Curved models like bird's beak and spear point blades are great for peeling, while sheep's foot and straight blades are better suited for chopping. You can also pick out your optimal grip by checking out our selection of handles. Whether you need the reliable value of polypropylene, the luxurious look of rosewood, or the ultimate grip of santoprene, we've got you covered! Like many of our blades, these commercial paring knives are available in a variety of colors to help you stay organized and prevent cross contamination. For superior sanitation, many models are NSF Listed.

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If you've spent any meaningful amount of time in the kitchen you have cooked with garlic it is one of the most versatile ingredients on earth. So versatile in fact that almost every cuisine on the planet uses it. Today well show you how to prepare smooth garlic paste. Begin by breaking apart the head of garlic. You can do this with your hands or with a knife if the head is very hard. Once you've freed the cloves carefully trim the root and then give it a tight pinch and twist an you will feel the skin loosen. Carefully use your paring knife to clean the skin away from the clove. Once the garlic cloves are all cleaned you usually need to remove the germ, as the garlic matures the germ in the center grows green and develops a bitter quality. Slice the clove in half and use the tip of your paring knife to easily remove the germ. To speed up the pace process mince your garlic into small even pieces. Start with tight horizontal cuts, then tight vertical cuts, and finally tight cross cuts. No need to dispose of the root end here. Mince it into the same size and proceed to the next clove. To turn the garlic into paste we'll use salt not only as a flavor enhancer but as an abrasive to grind the garlic mince into a smooth mash. Evenly season your garlic mince with salt. Then carefully use the side of your chef's knife to grind the salt garlic mixture into an even paste, it only takes a few minutes to turn your mince garlic into a homogenized mixture. The paste can be used in Italian salad dressings, Chinese stir fries, Spanish marinades, Moroccan tagines, its applications are limitless

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Place the blade of the knife on the flat surface with the edge facing away from your body. Flip the knife and wipe the other side of the blade as well. Dip the knife in the solution and then take it out. Using a cloth soaked in the hot water solution, scrub the blade of the knife. Do it very lightly to prevent scratches. After you have removed visible dirt from the blade of your knife, clean the handle with soapy water. Rinse the knife thoroughly under running water. Dry the knife by using a clean dishtowel. Wash kitchen knives immediately after using them so that the food does not dry on their blades. It is never accepted to place your knife in a drawer without a plastic guard. Make sure that knives lying on flat surfaces are never covered with towels or napkins. After handling a knife, lay it down in a clear area with the blade and point away from the body and away from the edge of the table or cutting area. A knife guard is a rigged plastic sleeve that fully encloses the blade. A glass knife block sits on the counter offering convenient access when working and when safely putting knives away. A magnetic bar is a wall mounted magnetic bar design to hold knives firmly in place.

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Grasp the knife by the handle allowing your thumb and index finger to rest on the blade for support. Before handling a knife, put a light to medium duty cut resistant glove on the hand opposite of the hand that holds the knife. The glove will stay on the hand until the knife has been cleaned and properly stored. Use the right knife for the right job. Keep it sharp.

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  • Blade Length: 3 Inches

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating: Mercer Culinary M23930GR Millennia 3" Paring Knife with Green Handle

    4.9 stars from 37 reviews


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    I ordered these to match the green mercer chef knives I purchased. They were used at a kids cooking camp. They worked perfect, very sharp!
    This paring knife is the right size for small more precise cutting jobs in the kitchen, such as dicing and peeling fruit. Great product and price!
    This is an excellent knife for color coding in any restaurant. It is very well made and the handle will not slip from your hands. The blade is very sharp right out of the package and it stays sharp even with a lot of use. I would recommend this.
    This is not the best pairing knife we have ever used however it is very well priced and works great. The 3 inch blade size is great for precision projects. That handled features a no slip grip and comes in the color green.
    Perfect for the small jobs of paring apples or tomatoes. The green handles make them easy to find if they are misplaced in drawers and they have a good grip.
    This is a really great brand of nice I'm very happy with my 3 inch long perry knife I really like the green color of the handle last long time very sharp
    This knife does a great job slicing fruits and vegetables and it stays sharp for a long time. The handle is comfortable and the knife is made very well. The color is great for color coordinating where the knife should go.
    Love these Mercer knives. Super sharp and non-slip handles work great. What sold me was the cool colors. Seems like they will last a long time.
    I liked these merker colorful paring knives. It does the job and it makes my kitchen enjoyable. I highly recommend to buy all colors together
    Love these knives. They are the perfect size for cutting fruit. The best part are the color choices. We chose one color to define where the knives belong, i.e., bar area, prep area, line cooking, etc.
    This a bright blade that cuts very well. This is lightweight and easily coded to different tasks. The grip is comfortable and easy to control
    I absolutely love this paring knife. It fits well in your wrist and is very handy. It is also very sharp. Happy with the purchase.
    I bought this knife to cut ginger and small fruits, it is a great size with a comfortable handle. It's sharp and I love the color!
    I love these knives. The are inexpensive, but decent quality, well balanced, and they hold a nice sharp edge. I operate a mobile personal chef service and the bright green color means that they won't be easily left behind at a job-site.
    This knife is a great size for all paring needs. It feels great to cut with and has stayed sharp through lots of use. Would recommend for any kitchen.
    This 3" color-coded knife that works great for cutting avocados, pears, and apples to name a few. I will be completing the set of this line.
    3 inch paring knife matches the rest of my green knives I really like it I'm going to get the whole set of these Mercy air knifes
    LOVE this paring knife with the green handle. it is the perfect size. The grip fits my hand just right. We have sharpened it a few times and it has held up very well.
    Will be ordering at least a couple more of these. Very sharp, perfect size, and fun color! I have never had a paring knife that worked this well!
    This mercer paring knife is a great paring knife for the price. The blade came sharp out of the box and the variety of colors makes it easy to keep track of the knives from station to station. Much better value than the other commercial knife lines out there.
    Excellent little knife, stays sharp for quite a long time, handle has a good grip and is a very comfortable size, great for cutting produce, color-coded handle is good for distinguishing proper product use.
    This knife has a good grip and is easy to use. The bright color makes it easy to see and makes it safer. The blade stays sharp after hard use. Great product!
    For the price, this knife is a steal. It's very sharp when you receive it, so there's no need to sharpen it before use. The handle is comfortable, and the bright color makes it stand out among my other knives. I have zero complaints.
    These are really nice knives. The blade is pretty nice and stainless steel. Does a decent job for average use. The handles are very nice. Great product.
    This pairing knife is extremely sharp and accurate. We use them all the time to get detail cutting or for decorating reasons with fruit trays.
    Super made product at a outstanding price point. Durable construction and easy to handle. Blade will withstand a work out no doubt. Great equipment witha great price.
    Mercer M23930GR Millennia Primary4 3" Paring Knife with Green Handle....... this is great knife buy one buy two just buy it now love it...just buy
    These knives are so sharp and cut vegetables so beautifully! I bought the green handle to designate this knife for vegetables only. We have some food restrictions we need to adhere by, and the color options are well suited for our needs. I only wish that there was a cover for this knife. Great value!
    Just to satisfy my curiosity, I tested six different knives to diagonally cut some raw celery stalks. This one was clearly the best, effortlessly making paper-thin slices that I could see through. After two months of daily use, it's still razor sharp. The green one I got is exactly the glowing color in the picture. I also got the blue one, and it's much darker than pictured. If you know anybody who likes to cook, these nicely-packaged knives would make great little gifts.
    Nice little paring knife it is a quality knife and at a great price point. I hate to admit but the little knives always seem to be the ones that come up "missing' and it hurts less to replace them if i have to but also helps looking for the colored handle in the trash.
    Very good quality knives with sharp blades. We love the many different colored handles. We use different colors for different uses. Green is for veggies.
    Our paring knives seem to grow legs and walk away. At this price we can stock up and have plenty on hand no matter how may go missing.
    These three inch pairing knives are great! The arrive very sharp and keep a good edge and with a quick run on the steel they are back to sharp again. We like having the different colors to keep from cross contamination with cooked/ raw ingredients
    These paring knives are outstanding. They are very sharp when they arrive, and hold their edge well even after some abuse. Every one of these paring knives I own has survived years of going through the dishwasher in horrible hard water, and not one has a rust stain! Even though some of the butter knives from my high-quality flatware set have developed rust stains, these inexpensive paring knives have not. I am very pleased with these!
    This mercer 3' paring knife is the knife that is grabed first off of the magnetic knife rack . Our staff knows that it will be sharp and ready to go.
    The thin blade makes this knife ideal for garnishing or cutting small vegetables. The knife is light and has a full size handle which I feel is a big plus in a pairing knife.
    Very good quality knife at a reasonable, economical price. We've used it for several weeks and it is holding its edge very well. The bright color makes it easier to find than other items in the kitchen.

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