Patented is a disposable cutting sheet for cutting and preparation of food items. The sheet includes a first cut-resistant layer with a first surface area and a cellulosic ply and a thermoplastic material ply. The thermoplastic material ply of the first layer includes a plurality of apertures through it. A second layer has a second surface area and includes a cellulosic ply and a thermoplastic material ply. The cellulosic ply of the first layer is on and secured to the cellulosic ply of the second layer such that portions of the thermoplastic and cellulosic plies of the second layer extend beyond the first surface area of the first layer to form a border completely surrounding the first layer.