The fork won't bend or break even while performing heavy tasks such as lifting a roast or turning over a turkey. This model features a full tang and is constructed from high carbon stainless steel for added durability. As suitable for the buffet line as it is for the kitchen, this cook's fork features an ergonomically designed POM handle that is comfortable to use throughout the day. The 12" handle will help you keep your hands away from the heat while cooking, carving and serving. This model is also NSF listed.