The CIA Masters Collection Locking Tongs are perfect for turning, lifting and serving meats, poultry, shellfish and vegetables in the pan or on the grill. The tongs keep your hands at a safe distance from the hot surface, while the scalloped ends firmly grip food. The handles are ergonomically designed with a shallow channel for a comfortable, secure grip. Features a locking mechanism that holds them closed for space-efficient storage. Crafted from heavy-gauge 18/10 stainless steel for lifelong durability and performance. The Culinary Institute of America Masters Collection of cookware, cutlery, bakeware, and culinary tools was designed with hands-on involvement and testing by the school's faculty of Certified Master Chefs. Product sales benefit The Culinary Institute of America Scholarship Fund. Dishwasher safe. Lifetime warranty.