While the Kitchy slices through traditional round cheese pizzas with ease, and even the thick crust of a Sicilian pie, we can’t say it was perfect for thicker-crust pizzas with more than two or three toppings. The entire slicer itself is 5” in diameter, but because the plastic handle covers about half of the circular blade, it resulted in dragging some toppings — but not so much that it was a dealbreaker.
If you’re a toppings lover, we recommend you look at our $$ winner, a traditional, restaurant-grade pizza wheel. We should note that the Kitchy did an excellent job cutting through other eats like quesadillas and frittatas, and even blocks of fudge. It’s a convenient tool for cutting sandwiches into smaller pieces, which is perfect for children (or your next afternoon tea party).
Speaking of little ones: The plastic guard makes the Kitchy a great choice for households with kids — or accident-prone adults. The cover slips over the blade so you don’t have to worry about nicking your fingers when reaching into your cutlery drawer during the frenzy of a pizza party. The Kitchy is also dishwasher-safe, though if you choose to go the manual route, the plastic handle opens like a clamshell and the blade pops out entirely. It wasn’t easy enough for a child to do, but neither was popping open any of the other handheld wheels. So leave cleanup to the adults.