If you have trouble operating a handheld can opener, this Chef'n Can Opener is a breath of fresh air. It has a special, patented ratcheting mechanism in place that requires just a few squeezes of the handles to get cans open quickly. This handy gadget is so simple to use that even children can get in the kitchen with you to help make a meal. They'll be proud of themselves after helping mom. When you need to multitask while making dinner, no problem, as one hand is all you need to operate the Chef'n Can Opener. Once it latches on, it stays in place until you tell it to let go. The stainless steel blade will never rust and stays sharp to open thousands of cans.