Shun Shun Classic 3-Piece Knife Starter Set

Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese knife making. This set brings together a trio of essential knives. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife, a 6" serrat...ed utility knife and an 8" chefs knife. VG-MAX ?super steel? blades are clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edges are long lasting and easy to maintain. Durable PakkaWood handles resist moisture and have a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. These NSF-certified knives meet the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

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The Shun Reserve slicing knife is a fantastic knife with a good length and a hollow ground blade. The Shun Reserve slicing knife h...as a 9.5" blade, on the longer side (they usually range from 8-10"). This length lets you slice a variety of items cleanly and easily, including roasts. The hollow ground blade of the Shun slicer reduces friction and sticking while slicing, so turkey or beef slices peel away cleanly. This is an heirloom knife that you'll be proud to pull out for special occasion dinners, or just routine usage at home. We were thrilled when we finally received our Shun Reserve knives. We've felt the absence of a SG2 metal knife since the Elite line was discontinued (SG2 is considered by many to be the best steel for use in kitchen knives. Why do we love these new Shun Reserve knives? Shun SG2 Super Gold ultra-premium "micro carbide" powder steel provides an extremely high performance knife, the core of the blade is SG2 steel The extremely dense and pure structure of the SG2 steel enables the knife to have and old an outstanding and durable cutting edge The outer layers of the blade are coated with 32 layers of stainless/nickel ladder-pattern Damascus for a gorgeous look, but also for easier cleaning and food release while cutting The Shun reserve feels "Rock Solid" in your hand due to it's sturdy blade combined with full tang construction and riveted handle The dark PakkaWood handle with burgundy striations are a mix of East meets West: An elegant, ergonomic and comfortable Western-style handle, but with Japanese touches like the inlaid mosaic Samurai family crest The thin blades are sharpened to a 16 degree angle (per side) for an incredibly sharp and high-performance knife 64 Rockwell (a measure of hardness) - a hard knife! The Shun Reserve series of knives are handcrafted (in more than 100 steps) in Seki City, Japan. Seki has been the heart of knife and sword making in Japan for centuries. KAI / Shun carry on the Japanese knife making tradition. To protect the beauty of any fine quality knife, we recommend hand washing and immediately towel-drying the knife. We (and Shun) don't recommend the dishwasher. read more

Shun
$499.95 $744.00
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We call it the Shun Premier 6-Piece Basic Block Set because it includes all the basic pieces of kitchen cutlery in one beautiful b...amboo block. In addition to important pieces like the Shun Premier Paring, Serrated Utility, and Chef's Knives, the set also includes the handy Herb Shears. To help maintain your knives the Shun Premier 6-Piece Basic Block Set also includes the matching Shun Premier Honing Steel. This fundamental set comes in its own laminated bamboo block with extra open slots so you can continue to expand your Shun Premier collection. Even the bamboo block offers easy-care performance. Since it absorbs very little moisture and doesn?t shrink or swell like other hardwoods, it's ideal for kitchen accessories. Includes the following Shun Premier knives: 4" Paring Knife 6 1/2" Serrated Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife Herb Shears Honing Steel 11-Slot Bamboo Block The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Made in Japan. read more

Shun
$179.95 $225.00
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The epitome of cutlery, the Shun Premier 8 inch Chef's Knife is everything a knife should be. With a Damascus steel blade that has... been sharpened to a single-bevel edge, the chef's knife can cut through just about anything. Slicing, dicing, chopping, and mincing, the blade has a granton edge so even moist foods won't stick to the blade. A hand-hammered design is featured on the side of the blade which brings an ancient look and feel to the knife. The handle features a natural wood-grain design of dark Pakkawood in a D-shape so it is comfortable to hold because it contours better to hands. The Shun Premier 8 inch Chef's Knife will make a statement in any kitchen, so it's best to put it on display. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Blade measures 8 inches. read more

Shun
$479.95 $713.00
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Introduce three great Japanese style blades into your kitchen with the Shun Pro Sho 3 Piece Asian Knife Set. The Asian Knife set f...eatures a 6 1/2 inch Deba, a 6 1/2 inch Nakiri (Usuba), and a 9 1/2 inch Yanagiba, each are distinct Asian style blades that serve distinct purposes in the kitchen. The smaller, 6 1/2 inch Deba has a short blade, suitable for use on fruits and vegetables. The 6 1/2 inch Nakiri (also called a Usuba) is similar in shape to a cleaver and is great for chopping meats and use on larger fruits and vegetables. Slice through meats, fish and sushi rolls with the 9 1/2 inch Yanagiba. Together these three blades supply the chef with all of the most-used cutlery in classic Asian shapes. Each blade is constructed of VG-10 stainless steel and features a single-beveled edge for precision and extended edge retention. The Shun Pro Sho 3 Piece Asian Knife Set is an excellent way to introduce yourself to Shun cutlery. You'll never want to cut with anything else. Shun produces beautiful blades that perform well in the hands of chefs of every caliber, and the Shun Pro Sho Collection is no exception. Masterfully combining classic Japanese designs with modern details and materials, the Pro Sho Collection includes quality knives in a variety of shapes and sizes for everyday cutting tasks. The blades are constructed of high-carbon VG-10 stainless steel and shaped and sharpened to last and be easily renewed. In Asian tradition, the blades are sharpened to a single-beveled edge and can be easily resharpened on a whetstone. Each blade has a graffiti-style etching above the blade edge. These unique design brings the knives into the modern kitchen and allows them to blend in while still standing out. For perfect weight and balance, the blade is bolstered to a dark Pakkawood handle that is D-shaped for comfort and a natural feel in the hand. The Shun Pro Sho Collection includes outstanding knives that are remarkable while remaining simple and usable. Set includes: 6 1/2? Deba, 6 1/2? Usuba, 9 1/2? Yanagiba. read more

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For excellence in appearance and performance, Shun Premier knives are the perfect choice. The 4 inch Paring Knife is perfectly sui...ted for small detail work on fruits and vegetables. With a Damascus steel blade that has been given a hand-hammered look, the 4 inch Premier Paring knife reflects the traditional by-hand craftsmanship of original Shun cutlery. The thin blade retains its sharp edge and creates perfect, thin, even cuts each time. The tradition extends to the handle, made of walnut Pakkawood with all-natural exposed wood-grain detailing. The Pakkawood handle is D-shaped for a more natural feel in the hand. Chefs can comfortably hold the Paring knife during delicate carving of radishes and tourneing. The natural curves of the blade and the look of ancient Japanese cutlery make the Shun Premier 4 inch Paring Knife irresistible. The Shun Premier Collection harkens back to traditional craftsmanship of Japanese blades, including swords and knives. All blades are constructed of layers of Damascus steel for a sturdy blade that takes a sharp edge easily and retains it. The knives are sharpened to a single-bevel and fashioned extremely thin for precise cuts. A granton edge creates a semblance of a non-stick surface by allowing air between the blade and food so chefs can cut swifter and smoother. The side of the blade features a hand-hammered appearance (called Tsuchime in Japanese) for a look that resembles ancient blades constructed by hand. The signature Shun emblem is emblazoned on the blade and the base end-cap. Stainless bolsters hold each blade in perfect balance to the contoured handle. Made of dark Pakkawood the handle is given a D-shape for a more natural feel in the hand. The exposed wood-grain adds to the old world charm of the Premier knives. Shun has paid attention to every detail of every blade in the Premier Collection assuring each deserves to be called Premier. Measures 4 inches. read more

Shun
$449.95 $652.00
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The Shun Classic 6 piece knife block set contains the three most important knives in any kitchen, plus a high-quality pair of shea...rs and a sharpening steel. This knife set from Shun comes with a beautiful bamboo knife storage block for a remarkable value. Comes with a lifetime of free sharpening and a lifetime guarantee from Shun! read more

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Shun named its Shima Steak Knife Set for Tokyo?s famous Shima Steakhouse, where diners from all over the world enjoy some of the w...orld?s finest beef. Inspired by Shima, Shun created a steak knife that can make even the world?s best steak taste better. Here?s why the right steak knife makes a difference: Much of the delicious flavor in steak is contained in its juices, which are held inside by the fibers of the meat. Cutting with Shima?s razor-sharp 16° edge means that far fewer meat fibers are cut with each slice, so that more of the juices and more of the flavor remain exactly where they belong?in the steak. Shima?s long five-inch blade with its slight recurve is designed for easy, one-pass slicing. Place Shima?s blade flat against any surface and you?ll see that the blade only touches the surface near the tip and at the heel. The rest of the blade is curved slightly inward. This shape is designed to ensure a smooth slice, whether pushing the blade forward or pulling it back. If the blade were flat, it would simply crush the steak, forcing you to ?saw? through the meat. With the recurve, you start the slice at the front of the blade and push forward or pull back through the entire length of the blade. The edge contacts the meat at a slight angle and has a smaller point of initial contact, making it much easier to slice the food?without the resistance and ?crushing? experienced with a blade that doesn?t have the recurve. The Shima?s recurved blade is also useful when cutting on a plate that has a lip. The shape enables the user to continue their slice all the way to the edge of the plate. Shima?s full-tang construction makes it an exceptionally well-balanced knife. The handle is slim, contoured to fit the hand, and tapers as it nears the blade. This enables a slight pinch grip for comfortable control. The slim, flat handle provides lateral stability, ensuring that the knife won?t rotate or twist in your hand. The combination of the slim handle and gentle contouring provides easy, nearly effortless control while dining. The PakkaWood handle scales, made of genuine hardwood and impregnated with resin, are beautiful, water resistant, and won?t harbor bacteria. As a finishing touch, Shima handles are decorated with inlaid steel rondels. Made in Japan. read more

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The Shun Classic build-a-block set is a nice way to start building a knife collection with Shun Classic knives and at a significan...t savings over open stock prices. For $20 more than the price of the chef's knife itself, you get a $60 11-slot bamboo block. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. read more

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$499.95 $744.00
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From broccoli to bread, the Shun Classic 7 Piece Knife Block Set has all the blades you need for prepping food for a delicious mea...l. The set contains three essential knives: a chef's knife, a utility knife and a paring knife. The chef's knife is the great multi-use blade. Large in size, it can handle most cutting tasks in the kitchen. The utility knife is a mid-size blade that is great for slicing and splitting. Use the small paring knife for more intricate, detail work such as trimming, shaping or coring. The set also includes a serrated bread knife that can slice through crusty breads and cakes without tearing or shredding. For times when knives are needed the set also includes a pair of kitchen shears. Keep all of the blades as sharp as they day they were made through frequent honings with the honing steel. All of the items including in the knife block set can be stored safely in the including bamboo knife block. The Shun Classic 7 Piece Knife Block Set is a great way to introduce Shun into your home kitchen. Only cutlery of unparalleled appearance and uncompromising performance receives the mark of Shun. Shun Classic Series contain knives of traditional Japanese shape and craftsmanship in modern, innovative designs. Obtained by pounding 16 layers of high carbon stainless steel, the natural pattern of Damascus steel on the blade enhances the knives? beauty and utility, making cleaner, faster cuts that do not compromise the flavor of the food. Composed of VG-10 stainless steel core clad between SUS410 stainless steel, Shun Classic Series knives remain strong and sharp, requiring infrequent sharpening. Bolstered in stainless steel to each blade is a solid, ebony black Pakkawood handle in an ergonomic D-shape. The Pakkawood handles are comfortable to hold and beautiful to behold. The Shun Classic Series of cutlery is Shun's quintessential line that embodies the power of Shun in subtle simplicity. Each Classic blade, from the smallest to the largest, has the Shun logo emblazoned onto the blade's side. Set includes: 3 1/2" Paring Knife 6" Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife 9" Bread Knife Kershaw Taskmaster Kitchen Shears Shun Honing Steel Shun Bamboo Block Shun Classic knives and utensils are made in Japan. Limited Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty. read more

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The town of Scarperia has been a center of Italian knife-making since the 18th century. Consigli has maintained the traditional, a...rtisanal methods of oil tempering and quenching their blades to produce the finest knives. This set offers a complete range of knives for the home kitchen, with handles and block made from gorgeous olivewood. Stainless-steel blades with triple-riveted olivewood handles. Full tang and bolster forged using artisanal methods. Olivewood handles and block are dried and oiled for maximum durability. Block features a striking sloped façade. Made in Italy. Set includes: 9" chef?s knife. 9" bread knife. 10" slicer. 9" carving knife. 6" boning knife. 4 1/2" utility knife. 7" carving fork. 8" honing steel. Olivewood block. Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece. read more

Williams-Sonoma
$179.95 $199.95
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Get the best of Kyocera Revolution cutlery in one essential set. The knives feature blades made of an advanced ceramic that holds ...an exceptionally sharp edge up to ten times longer than steel and wont react with foods. The remarkably lightweight, ergonomic designs reduce fatigue during repetitive chopping, mincing and dicing. Set includes four essential knives plus a bamboo storage block. Blades are made from zirconium oxide, a state-of-the-art ceramic that holds a razor-sharp edge far longer than traditional steel. Ceramic knives weigh far less than a comparable steel cutlery and are very nimble and easy to maneuver. Nonreactive blades wont discolor foods or affect flavors. Resin handles are contoured for a comfortable grip. 3" paring knife: Compact size and sharp point make this knife perfect for smaller tasks, such as peeling fruits and mincing vegetables. 4 ½ utility knife: Offers all the control of a paring knife plus a bit more length for bigger jobs?perfect for peeling, trimming and slicing. 5 1/2" santoku: The signature ?sheep?s foot? tip allows for a more linear edge from heel to tip than a typical chef?s knife?ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing. 6" chef?s knife: All-purpose knife for chopping, mincing and slicing. read more

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The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry ...of traditional hand-forged knives. This sumo santoku knife has the extra heft needed for bigger jobs like cutting through whole chickens or large blocks of cheese. Two stacked rows of hollow grounds resist sticking when slicing, and the broad blade is great for scooping up chopped ingredients from the cutting board. Hefty double-wide blade delivers the focused power to tackle larger jobs than a standard santoku. Two rows of indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Blade features a core of VG-Max ?super steel? clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless steel. The striking hand-hammered finish (tsuchime in Japanese) reduces drag when cutting and helps to quickly release food from the blade. Walnut-finish PakkaWood handle has a two-position design, providing a trigger grip for pull cuts and the perfect balance point for a pinch grip. Stainless-steel end cap embossed with the Shun logo adds stability, strength and wide weight distribution from end to end. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level standards of professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan. read more

Williams-Sonoma
$79.99 $99.95
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This gorgeous cutlery is created by two brothers whose long butchering history makes them experts on great steak knives. The overs...ized knives are fitted with double-edged blades that glide effortlessly through even the thickest steaks and chops. Includes a handsome teak box for storage and presentation. Unique steak knives have a double-edge blade design: a serrated edge for cutting, plus a straight edge for precise slicing. German blades are forged from a single piece of high-carbon stainless steel. Full tangs guarantee superb balance. Elegant teak handles are comfortable to hold. Knives are presented in a beautifully crafted teak storage box. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

Michel Bras
$420.00-$465.00 $501.00-$544.00
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World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboratio...n with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, these santokus have wide blades for greater precision, with a slight curvature for ease of movement. Hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blade is coated in titanium to enhance its antioxidation properties. Etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, the handle is inscribed with the knife item number, signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handle is designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Comes in a maple sheath with a magnetized interior that holds the blade snugly in place for safe drawer storage. read more

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Generations of gardeners have relied on the classic technique of dehydrating to preserve the fresh flavors of the seasons harvest.... Whether you grow your own produce or purchase it from the farmer?s market, our dehydrator makes it easy to dry your favorite fruits, vegetables and herbs. It makes great jerky, too. Easy-to-use countertop dehydrator preserves the fresh flavors and nutrients of your favorite foods. Ideal for drying fruits, vegetables and herbs, making fruit leathers or creating savory jerky from meats, poultry and seafood. Six large trays with screen inserts make it simple to dry family-sizes batches or different types of foods at the same time. Adjustable thermostat lets you select temperatures from 84° to 155°F. Rear-mounted drying system circulates air evenly, so you dont need to rotate trays. Ultra-quiet fan guarantees maximum efficiency. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive. read more

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Like its close relative fondue, raclette is meant for sharing, so its an ideal menu item for casual dining. This handsome electric... raclette maker comes with all the equipment required for eight guests to broil individual portions of cheese. Broils eight easy-to-serve portions of raclette cheese. Granite grill on top is ideal for cooking sausages and vegetable accompaniments. Adjustable thermostat to 420°F. Includes eight individual nonstick broiling trays and spatulas. read more

Mauviel
$496.00 $620.00
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Homemade soups and stews are even more appealing when theyre prepared and served in this stockpot. Made in France of heavy-gauge c...opper, the pot has a tall, narrow shape that helps flavors to deepen and meld during cooking. Hand-hammered 2mm copper has superior heat conductivity and temperature control. Nonreactive tin interior is easy to clean. Copper lid with bronze knob. Riveted bronze handles. Elegant stove-to-table presentation. read more

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Made in Japan of an advanced ceramic, the blade of this santoku knife holds its exceptionally sharp edges up to ten times longer t...han steel and won?t react with foods. Remarkably lightweight, its ergonomic design reduces fatigue during repetitive cutting chores. The signature ?sheep?s foot? tip allows for a more linear edge from heel to tip than a typical chef?s knife. It?s ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing. Blade is made from zirconium oxide, a state-of-the-art ceramic that holds a razor-sharp edge far longer than traditional steel. Cuts through fresh produce and boneless meats with remarkable ease and precision. Weighing less than a comparable steel knife, this ceramic knife is very nimble and easy to maneuver. Nonreactive blade won?t discolor foods or affect flavors. Resin handle is contoured for a comfortable grip. 5 1/2"-long blade. Made in China (blade manufactured in Japan). read more

Williams-Sonoma
$920.00 $1,069.00
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World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboratio...n with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, these versatile steak knives echoe the design of the traditional Laguiole knife of France. Set includes three 4? steak knives. Hand assembled to exacting specifications. Matte-finish blade is composed of three stainless-steel layers: a hardened VG-10 core sandwiched between two layers of more flexible steel for increased durability and resistance. Blade is coated in titanium to enhance its antioxidation properties. Etched with a unique serial number and Brass signature emblem of cistre, the delicate Alpine fennel that grows in the hills above his Aubrac restaurant. For quick identification, the handle is inscribed with the knife item number (#7), signifying the blades form and function. Black PakkaWood handle is designed in the traditional Japanese chestnut shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. Comes in a maple sheath with a magnetized interior that holds the blade snugly in place for safe drawer storage. read more

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