Usually at pizzerias or local pizza parlor you'll see a wooden pizza peel. It has a smooth contour handle and flat front rounded edge. It is made of natural hardwood. The surface of the pizza peel is smooth. The purpose of the pizza peel is to slide pizza safely out of the oven and into the oven. To get the pizza off the stone and onto the table or counter the wooden peel is very helpful. The handle design is used for easy lifting. The pizza peel is not just to take pizza out and in, it could use to serve pizza to the table. This is perfect for small business and commercial use. It is easy to clean.