The Chop-N-Slice Butcher Block w/ Groove is just what you need. This butcher block is made of Hard Maple with a Natural oil finish and is ideal for food preparation. This board features a gravy groove that'll catch your meat's juices before they reach your countertop. The Chop-N-Slice Butcher Block w/ Groove is quite versatile. It can be used as a serving tray and a cutting board.