Joyce Chen opened her first restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1958. She found that the selection and quality of Chinese cookware in America didn't live up to her high standards so she developed her own. Today, Joyce Chen Products sources from all over the Pacific Rim to bring the best of Asia to you. This reversible bamboo board is made of high-quality handcrafted bamboo using food-safe materials and techniques. One side is a natural bamboo color and the other is darker burnished bamboo. Makes it easy to keep meats and veggies on their own side and helps avoid cross contamination. Stronger than maple, bamboo is a renewable resource and retains its natural color with normal use.