Shun Shun Premier 7-Piece Knife Block Set

Set Includes:? 4" paring knife ? 6 1/2" utility knife ? 8" chef's knife ? 9" bread knife ? 9" honing steel ? Kitchen/herb shears ? 11-slot bamboo block The essential starter set, unprecedented in the history of Japanese blade performance. T...his Shun Premier 7-piece knife block set with striking, hammered-tsuchime finish ensures ultra-smooth release and precision accuracy for high-speed prep. Handcrafted convex-ground edge moves food away from blade to chop, slice, dice and mince with clean, precise strokes. Shun's 16 degree extreme edge is ground thinner for razor sharpness, ensuring delicate fruits and vegetables remain intact for perfect presentation. This tapered edge holds a sharp edge longer. Shun knives, clad with 32 layers of high-carbon stainless-steel pattern Damascus and VG-10 super-steel core are the cutlery tools professional chefs reach for in the kitchen. Paring knife with precision tip peels, minces, slices and creates garnishes with record speed. Utility knife pierces and slices cleanly through thick-skinned vegetables and rind of roasts without tearing. The hardworking chef's knife is the gourmet's necessity to mince, dice, chop and slice with ultra-fast accuracy. Slicing soft sandwich bread or hard-crusted artisan loaves, the bread knife cuts quickly, leaving moist centers intact. With the sharpening steel and kitchen/herb shears, a professional chef has every tool for restaurant-quality preparation and presentation. Ebony-black PakkaWood handles with glove-fitting grip and full tang ensure long-life balance and durability. Stain- and rust-resistant cutlery blades. Durable 11-slot bamboo storage block. Hand wash tools. Made in Japan. Lifetime manufacturer warranty Award-winning knife designer Shun continues the 700-year-old tradition of delivering the finest Asian cutlery. Product Features ? Shun Premier striking hammered-tsuchime finish creates tiny pockets of air, virtual hollow-ground cavities that reduce drag for ultra-smooth release and high-speed precision prep ? Convex-ground edge moves food away from blade to chop, slice, dice and mince faster ? Razor-sharp, 16 degree extreme edge holds a sharp edge longer ? Clad with 32 layers of high-carbon stainless-steel pattern Damascus and VG-10 stainless Japanese "super steel" ? Full tang construction for balance and durability ? Stainless-steel bolster and end cap for superior safety and control ? Ergonomic ebony-black PakkaWood handle fits like a glove with a thumb and forefinger sure-grip control for comfortable handling without twisting ? NSF-approved ? Durable 11-slot bamboo block ? The Shun 700-year legacy continues with this high-performance Japanese blade cutlery set 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

The Shun 4 piece Shima steak knife set is a beautiful set of handcrafted Japanese knives that's ideal for the finest steak dinner.... The PakkaWood handles are made from white birch with resin and feature beautiful inlays. These Shima steak knives from Shun also have razor sharp blades made from high-carbon Japanese stainless steel. This Shima 4 piece steak knife set from Shun is made in Japan and has a lifetime warranty with normal use and proper care. read more

Shun
$499.95 $744.00
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The Shun Classic 7 piece knife block set is perfect for a new kitchen, a gift, or even an upgrade. This Shun Classic set combines ...the best in cutlery with a convenient and stylish block for storing your knives. read more

Shun
$299.95 $444.00
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The Shun Classic 4 piece student knife set includes the three most essential knives for a culinary student or chef as well as an 8...-slot knife roll for safely transporting them. These Shun Classic knives feature attractive PakkaWood handles that are made from a combination of resin and hardwood. They also have a great Damascus appearance on the exterior because they're made with 16 layers of steel on each side. The edge on each Shun Classic knife stays sharp for longer because they have super hard VG-10 steel cores. Shun cutlery is made in Japan and includes a lifetime warranty with normal use and proper care. 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

Shun
$299.95 $428.00
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This Shun Classic 4 piece boxed steak knife set is a beautiful combination of form and function. These stainless steel clad knives... from Shun are stunning. The etched steak knife blades enable food to easily slide off while you're cutting. Combined with their incredibly sharp edges, this Shun steak knife design assures optimum sharpness, so your food retains moisture as a result of the clean, even cuts. read more

Shun
$599.95 $951.00
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These amazing razor-sharp knives are created in Seki City, Japan's 700-year-old center for samurai swords. Their "ripple" Damascus... rust-free finish is achieved by forging 16 layers of steel on each side. Flexible, stick-resistant blades are stamped, hand-ground to an exceptional 16-degree angle, then hand-polished (see additional photos). More ShunŽ available via special order. Please contact your local store.ShunŽ Classic 8-Piece Knife Block Set: 4" paring knife, 9" hollow ground slicer, 9" bread knife, 8" chef's knife, 6" tomato knife, 9" sharpening steel, shears, 11-slot knife block. 32 total layers of high-carbon stainless steel Blades have a 16 degree edge angle Rust- and stain-proof Ergonomic PakkaWood "D" handles Hand wash only Sustainable bamboo knife block Do not use to cut through bone Only cut on wood or plastic cutting boards; never cut on stone, metal or glass ShunŽ sharpening services available. View program details.form. Made in Japan Warranty AvailableView the manufacturer's warranty (PDF) read more

Shun

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

Shun
$599.95 $982.00
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A Shun Classic knife set designed for the culinary student, but really works great for anyone who is looking for a well-configured... knife set. The new Shun Classic 8 piece student knife set is perfect for a chef, culinary student, industry pros, or anyone who likes a set that is mobile and can be stored somewhere besides a knife block on the counter. The Shun Classic 8 piece cutlery set contains a full selection of useful knives with their Shun 8-slot knife roll. The Shun Classic student knife set includes the following items: 3" Paring Knife 6" Utility Knife 8" Chef's Knife 9" Bread Knife 9" Hollow Ground Slicing Knife 6" Boning/Fillet Knife 9" Honing Steel Knife Roll 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. Made in Japan. Limited lifetime manufacturer warranty against defects. read more

Shun
$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

Wusthof
$169.95 $260.00
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The 7-Piece Wusthof PRO Knife Roll Set safely carries your Wusthof PRO knives for away-from-home cooking adventures and keeps them... protected and organized in your kitchen. The convenient and space-saving Cordura nylon knife roll is perfect for taking your PRO knives to cooking classes, tailgating parties, outdoor cookouts or for your vacation home or RV. Designed and built exclusively for the tough day-to-day demands of the commercial kitchen, the Wusthof PRO series offers home chefs the same robust ergonomic handle that is comfortably curved to prevent hand fatigue with quick, repetitive cutting. Precision-stamped of high-carbon steel for greater stability and strength, the 7-piece professional knife set resists stains and retains its sharp edge through the rigors of daily use. The seamless, hygienic synthetic handles ensure a comfortable, slip-resistant grip. For effortless kitchen prep, the 3 1/2" paring knife precisely peels, slices, scores and pits fruits and vegetables. Working closely around joints and bones, the 6" boning knife is perfect for deboning fish and poultry. Ideal for slicing larger vegetables and sandwich meats, the 6" wavy utility knife slices delicate bread without tearing or crushing. Chef's knife offers a broad, thick blade that quickly preps almost any food from fruits and vegetables to meats. With its serrated edge, the 9" bread knife cleanly slices all types of breads and large fruits such as cantaloupe, pineapple or watermelon. The 11" wavy edge slicer easily pierces through tough skins and crusts of foods without crushing the soft interior. After saving you time and effort in the kitchen, the handy tools in the 7-piece professional knife set slip in the heavyweight nylon knife roll for easy storage. The space-saving zippered bag features 8 elastic knife pouches underneath an interior protective flap. The flap offers several storage compartments for extra cooking tools, recipes, pens and other small accessories. Wipe-clean knife roll bag has secure Velcro closure tabs and convenient padded carry handles. Since 1814 Wusthof has handmade its knives in Germany and the Wusthof PRO collection delivers ultimate professional styling and performance for chefs in world-class restaurants and busy home kitchens. Product Features ? Designed exclusively for professional chefs and the rigorous demands of the commercial kitchen ? Precision-stamped blade of high-carbon rust-free steel ensures long-lasting sharpness ? Curved, ergonomic handle prevents hand fatigue ? Perfectly balanced for optimum control and effortless cutting ? ABS polymer handle is resistant to high heat, cracking and high impact ? Seamless handle provides hygienic reliability ? Large finger guard prevents hand from slipping onto the blade ? NSF approved ? Wusthof is the official knife of the German and Japanese National Culinary Teams ? Hand wash ? Lifetime warranty Knife Roll ? Space-saving roll-up bag securely stores and carries cutlery and accessories ? Flexible construction of durable heavyweight Cordura nylon ? Zippered bag features 8 elastic knife pouches underneath a protective flap ? Includes several storage compartments for cooking tools, recipes and more ? Secure Velcro hook and loop close tabs ? Convenient padded carry handles ? Wipe clean ? Limited lifetime warranty 7-Piece Set Includes: ? 3 1/2" Paring Knife ? 6" Boning Knife ? 6" Wavy Utility Knife ? 8" Chef's Knife ? 9" Bread Knife ? 11" Wavy Edge Slicing Knife ? 8-Pocket Cordura Knife Roll read more

Shun
$279.95 $422.00
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You'll never run out of reasons for using and applauding the all-around Shun Sora 6-Piece Block Set. The multitasking knife block ...includes: a 3 1/2" paring knife, 6" utility knife, 8" chef's knife, herb shears and honing steel. Compact paring knife with ultra-sharp tip peels, cores, trims and make decorative cuts, plus chops smaller fruits and vegetables. The utility knife that precisely trims and cuts produces, doubles as sandwich knife to slice avocadoes, meats and cheeses. And of course the set includes theall-purpose kitchen prep tool, the chef's knife. Knife set's herb shears chop or mince fresh herbs directly into soups or salads, onto roasts or casseroles or cut plastic packaging and trims smaller meats and vegetables. The Shun combination 9" honing steel features two unique surfaces: smooth for everyday honing and micro-ribbed for weekly honing. The handsome 13-shot bamboo knife block includes extra open slots so you can continue to expand your Shun Sora collection. In Japanese, Sora means "sky" and the sky's the limit in your kitchen prep with Shun's stunning new Sora line with exceptional handcrafted quality. Sora's innovative Composite Blade Technology blends a VG10 san mai cutting edge with a mirror-polished 420J Japanese stainless-steel upper blade. The laser-cut blade sections are permanently braze welded for a design with an attractive wavy pattern at the joint resembling traditional Japanese sword hamon lines. This puts high-performance material where it's needed -- on the 16-degree, double-bevel blade edge. The textured PP/TPE polymer blend handle lends contemporary styling and a secure grip for balanced, agile control. Shun cutlery proudly takes its name from the Japanese culinary tradition of preparing and eating the very freshest food at the perfect shun moment, in harmony with nature's seasonal rhythms. The Shun brand, made by Kai Corporation, one of Japan's preeminent blade manufacturers, introduced its exquisitely styled and exceptionally sharp Japanese-style knives to American kitchens in 2002. Compared to European and Western knives, Shun knives have lighter, thinner blades made of harder steel and honed to superior sharpness. The Shun knife block set reflects Shun's renowned craftsmanship and centuries-old Japanese knife making traditions. 6-Piece Set Includes:? 3 1/2" paring knife ? 6" utility knife ? 8" chef's knife ? herb shears ? 9" honing steel ? 13-slot bamboo block Product Features? All-around knife block set includes an assortment of Shun's most popular cutlery for a variety of kitchen prep tasks -- peeling, coring, dicing, slicing, chopping, mincing and honing ? Knives and shears are beautifully handcrafted in Japan and stored in durable bamboo knife block ? Hand-sharpened 16-degree, double-bevel blades (32-degree comprehensive) ? Proprietary Composite Blade Technology blends a VG10 san mai cutting edge with a mirror-polished 420J Japanese stainless-steel upper ? Knives' san mai construction clads VG10 carbon steel with a single layer of stainless-steel on each side ? Bead blasting enhances the look of the san mai edge ? Laser-cut blade sections are permanently braze welded together ? Knife joint's handsome wavy pattern resembles traditional Japanese sword hamon lines ? High-performance materials focus strength and precision on the cutting edge ? Easy-care textured PP/TPE polymer full-tang handles for a secure grip and balanced, agile control ? Herb shears come apart for easy cleaning and include an interlock screw for adjusting blade tension ? Honing steel's built-in angle guide makes precision honing to the correct 16-degree Shun angle easy ? Combination steel's smooth surface is for everyday honing and micro-ribbed surface for weekly honing ? Stain- and rust-resistant and hold a fine edge ? Hand wash ? Limited 10-year warranty read more

Global
$158.95 $200.00
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Ideal for every home chef, the Global 2-Piece Starter Knife Set is crafted in Japan of the finest-grade molybdenum vanadium stainl...ess-steel. Designed in the tradition of authentic Japanese cutlery and the Samurai sword, Global knives feature thinner ground blades perfected to razor-edge sharpness. Handmade by skilled artisans to exacting standards, the CROMOVA 18 stainless-steel blade is ice-tempered and hardened to Rockwell C56-58 degrees. The 8" chef's knife makes uniform paper-thin to thick cuts and precisely chops, minces and cubes foods. Global 2-piece knife set is highly resistant to stains, rust and corrosion, retaining the exceptionally sharp edge longer than traditional stainless-steel knives. Carefully weighted to ensure perfect balance, and with a smooth contoured design and no rivets, the knife set exceeds the demands of the most discriminating chefs. The bolster is seamless, gap-free and joint-free from tip to end, setting an unparalleled standard for lifetime longevity and performance. Ergonomic trademark-dimpled handle provides a safe nonslip grip. Hand wash. Easy-to-use manual 2-stage ceramic sharpener offers coarse and medium sharpening. Sharpener wheels hold water so blade is continually washed during sharpening. Global knives are well-known in culinary circles for exceptional cutting performance. Precision handmade craftsmanship, unrivaled sharpness and seamless one-piece construction distinguish Global cutlery as superior kitchen tools for every home and professional chef. 2-Piece Set Includes:? 8" chef's knife ? Mino Sharp ceramic sharpener Product Features? Engineered in Japan from the finest-grade molybdenum vanadium stainless-steel and crafted by hand to exacting standards ? Ice-tempered and hardened blade to Rockwell C56-58 degrees for an extremely-sharp edge ? Chef's knife slices, cuts, chops and minces a variety of meats and vegetables ? Versatile knife slices paper-thin to thick cuts of foods with uniform consistency ? Acute-edge blade of CROMOVA 18 stainless-steel is highly resistant to stains, corrosion or rust ? Edges are ground straight to a point rather than beveled for longer lasting sharpness ? Retains a sharp edge longer than traditional stainless-steel knives ? Carefully weighted to ensure perfect balance ? Seamless one-piece construction -- no rivets, joints or gaps to harbor bacteria ? Dimpled handle provides a textured, nonslip grip ? Styled for right- and left-hand users ? Manual 2-stage ceramic sharpener for coarse and medium sharpening ? Sharpener wheels hold water so blade is continually washed during sharpening ? Sharpener hss firm-grip plastic handle with comfortable soft, rubbery insert ? Recognized as premium cutlery tools in culinary circles worldwide ? Limited lifetime manufacturer warranty read more

Shun
$109.95 $138.00
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Your kitchen prep will be even more efficient with two of the most versatile knives on the planet in the 2-Piece Shun Sora Knife S...et. The Shun Sora chef's knife is lightweight and agile featuring an all-purpose blade for a variety of kitchen prep tasks -- dicing, chopping and slicing fruits, vegetables, meats and other foods. The Asian-style blade with its less-curved midsection is ideal for efficient chopping and slicing while the curved tip enables rocking cuts of fresh herbs and spices into a fine mince. Considered the essential kitchen knife, the chef's knife contacts the cutting board along more of the blade length than a Western-style chef's knife. Compact in size to give you full control of the ultra-sharp tip and blade edge, the Shun knife set's 3 1/2" paring knife does its best work peeling, coring, trimming and making decorative cuts. Also an ideal knife for chopping smaller fruits and vegetables like limes, radishes, ginger and garlic cloves. The lightweight paring knife is undoubtedly versatile every time you cook and will become a favorite in your kitchen. In Japanese, Sora means "sky" and the sky's the limit in your kitchen prep with Shun's stunning new Sora line with exceptional handcrafted quality. Sora's innovative Composite Blade Technology blends a VG10 san mai cutting edge with a mirror-polished 420J Japanese stainless-steel upper blade. The laser-cut blade sections are permanently braze welded for a design with an attractive wavy pattern at the joint resembling traditional Japanese sword hamon lines. This puts high-performance material where it's needed -- on the 16-degree, double-bevel blade edge. The textured PP/TPE polymer blend handle lends contemporary styling and a secure grip for balanced, agile control. Shun knife set comes in an attractive box for storage or gift-giving. Shun cutlery proudly takes its name from the Japanese culinary tradition of preparing and eating the very freshest food at the perfect shun moment, in harmony with nature's seasonal rhythms. The Shun brand, made by Kai Corporation, one of Japan's preeminent blade manufacturers, introduced its exquisitely styled and exceptionally sharp Japanese-style knives to American kitchens in 2002. Compared to European and Western knives, Shun knives have lighter, thinner blades made of harder steel and honed to superior sharpness. The Shun knife set reflects Shun's renowned craftsmanship and centuries-old Japanese knife making traditions. Product Features? All-around knife set with two of the most versatile knives on the planet ? Chef's knife all-purpose blade for a variety of kitchen prep tasks -- dicing, slicing, chopping and mincing ? Curved midsection of chef's knife is ideal for rocking cuts of fresh herbs and spices into a fine mince ? Paring knife is compact for full control of the ultra-sharp tip and blade edge ? Paring knife peels, cores, trims and make decorative cuts, plus chops smaller produce ? Beautifully handcrafted in Japan ? Hand-sharpened 16-degree, double-bevel blades (32-degree comprehensive) ? Proprietary Composite Blade Technology blends a VG10 san mai cutting edge with a mirror-polished 420J Japanese stainless-steel upper ? San mai construction clads VG10 carbon steel with a single layer of stainless-steel on each side ? Bead blasting enhances the look of the san mai edges ? Laser-cut blade sections are permanently braze welded together ? Joint's handsome wavy pattern resembles traditional Japanese sword hamon lines ? High-performance materials focus strength and precision on the cutting edge ? Easy-care textured PP/TPE polymer full-tang handles for a secure grip and balanced, agile control ? Stain- and rust-resistant and holds a fine edge ? Hand wash ? Limited 10-year warranty read more

Global
$224.95 $277.00
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Engineered in Japan of the finest-grade molybdenum vanadium stainless-steel, the Global 3-Piece Starter Knife Set expertly assists... the seasoned or beginner home chef with versatile cooking. Crafted in the tradition of authentic Japanese cutlery and the Samurai sword, the Global knives feature thinner ground blades perfected to razor-edge sharpness ensuring delicate fruits and vegetables remain intact for perfect presentation. Handmade by skilled artisans to exacting standards, the CROMOVA 18 stainless-steel blades are ice-tempered and hardened to Rockwell C56-58 degrees. The paring knife precisely peels only the outer layer, prepares hors d'oeuvres and garnishes, cores and deseeds. The larger hollow-ground santoku and chef's knives feature oval indentations that create pockets of air to quickly slice and release uniform paper-thin to thick cuts or precisely chop, mince and cube foods. The lightweight Global 3-piece knife set is highly resistant to stains, rust and corrosion, retaining the exceptionally sharp edge longer than traditional stainless-steel knives. Carefully weighted to ensure perfect balance, and with a smooth contoured design and no rivets, the knife set exceeds the demands of the most discriminating chefs. The bolsters are seamless, gap-free and joint-free from tip to end, setting an unparalleled standard for lifetime longevity and performance. Ergonomic trademark-dimpled handles provide a safe nonslip grip. Hand wash. Global knives are well-known in culinary circles for exceptional cutting performance. Precision handmade craftsmanship, unrivaled sharpness and seamless one-piece construction distinguish Global cutlery as superior kitchen tools for every home and professional chef. 3-Piece Set Includes:? 3 1/2" paring knife ? 5 1/4" hollow-ground santoku ? 7" hollow-ground Asian chef's knife Product Features? Engineered in Japan from the finest-grade molybdenum vanadium stainless-steel and crafted by hand to exacting standards ? Ice-tempered and hardened blade to Rockwell C56-58 degrees for an extremely-sharp edge ? Hollow-ground santoku and chef's knives feature oval indentations that create pockets of air to quickly ? Paring knife peels only the outer layer, prepare garnishes, cores and deseeds ? Chef's knife slices paper-thin cuts of meats and vegetables ? Santoku quickly chops, dices and minces fruits, vegetables and meat ? Acute-edge blades of CROMOVA 18 stainless-steel are highly resistant to stains, corrosion or rust ? Edges are ground straight to a point rather than beveled for longer lasting sharpness ? Retains a sharp edge longer than traditional stainless-steel knives ? Carefully weighted to ensure perfect balance ? Seamless one-piece construction -- no rivets, joints or gaps to harbor bacteria ? Dimpled handles provide a textured, nonslip grip ? Styled for right- and left-hand users ? Recognized as premium cutlery tools in culinary circles worldwide ? Limited lifetime manufacturer warranty read more

Wusthof
$74.95 $95.00
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One knife does it all...breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Wusthof Grand Prix II Offset Deli Knife features razor-sharp, deep-scallo...ped serrations to quickly slice breads or meats, keeping interiors intact. Ideal for bagel and deli sandwiches, croissants and party trays. Penetrates thick-skinned fruits and vegetables, without mashing. This 8" serrated breakfast knife also pierces melon and slices tough rind. Perfectly balanced for effortless cutting, the Wusthof offset deli knife is precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon, rust-free steel for exceptional strength, then skillfully honed by hand. With deep-scalloped serrations bread knife retains a sharp edge for effortless cutting. The ergonomic contoured handle and distinctive bolster on this Wusthof Grand Prix II offset deli knife improve leverage for firm, balanced cutting control. Permanently bonded to the full tang, the nonslip-grip offset handle ensures clearance from cutting board for fast efficient prep. Hand wash. 8" blade made in germany. Lifetime warranty. Handmade in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's best restaurant and home chefs. Crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen, Germany, the Grand Prix II knives bear the Wusthof name and the Trident logo. Today's Wusthof state-of-the-art facilities ensure the legendary quality of old-world craftsmanship while benefitting from modern production methods. Product Features ? Razor-sharpscalloped serrations slice quickly and precisely ? Sleek profile trims the bolster to expose the full blade edge for optimum performance and maximum sharpening ? Serrated edge cleanly slices breads, meats, cheeses and tough-skinned fruits and vegetables, keeping interiors intact ? Precision forged from a single piece of Wusthof's own high-carbon rust-free steel for superior strength ? Computer-controlled grinding and polishing yields precise tapering of blade ? Precision hand-honed edge is incredibly sharp and easy to maintain ? Special alloyed steel is stain- and rust-resistant ? Full tang with offset handle for clearance from cutting board ? Textured handle is impact-resistant ? Signature ergonomic contoured handle and bolster/finger guard accounts for the knife's solid balance and heft ? Handcrafted in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's top chefs read more

Wusthof
$199.95 $385.00
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10-Piece Set Includes:? 2 1/4" bird's beak paring knife ? 3" spear point paring ? 4" utility knife ? 4 1/2" serrated utility knife... ? 4 1/2" utility knife ? 8" chef's knife ? 8" bread knife ? 9" sharpening steel ? Come-apart kitchen shears ? 9-slot hardwood block The cutlery reached for most in the kitchen is in one knife block set. Wusthof Gourmet line features precision-stamped, blade of high-carbon stainless-steel that sharpens easily and holds its edge. This set includes the paring knives to peel, cut and create garnishes with the skill of a seasoned chef. Utility knives serve a wide range of culinary purposes. The serrated 4 1/2" utility is ideal to slice hard processed meats such as salami, spreading sandwich fillings and trimming crusts, or for cutting the rind from cantaloupes and honeydew melons. The 4 1/2" straight-edge utility is perfect for slicing onions or portabella mushrooms, and lengthwise slices of zucchini and yellow squash for grilling. The workhorse of the kitchen, the 8" chef knife and essential 8" bread knife round out the set. The come-apart kitchen shears feature bevel- and serrated-edge blades of high-carbon stainless-steel to cut chicken, snip herbs, cut stalky vegetables or size parchment paper to fit pans. Using the adjustable gripper teeth below the handles, this tool also opens jar lids and bottle caps. Handles on these shears pull apart to clean and sharpen blades. The 9" sharpening steel equips the chef with the necessary tool to keep cutlery in superior condition. 9-slot hardwood block. Lifetime manufacturer warranty on cutlery. Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen, Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, the tradition of quality endures, as old-world craftsmanship meets 21st century production methods. Product Features ? Wusthof gourmet knife block set includes the cutlery and tools used most in the kitchen ? Precision-stamped blades of high-carbon stainless-steel ensure long-lasting sharpness ? Stainless-steel blades resist rust and stains ? Ergonomic knife handles provide smooth, comfortable grip ? ABS polymer handles are resistant to high heat and high impact ? Handles are triple-riveted to the full tang for optimal balance, strength and maneuverability ? Knives crafted by Wusthof, German manufacturer of fine cutlery since 1814 ? 9-slot hardwood block read more

Wusthof
$119.95 $177.00
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3-Piece Set Includes:? 4 1/2" utility knife ? 8" bread knife ? 8" chef's knife Razor-sharp blades for a superior cutting edge from... the world's cutlery experts. The German knives in this Wusthof Gourmet 3-piece are precision-stamped from a single piece of high-carbon stainless-steel, and laser-cut to exacting standards for premium performance. This Wusthof Gourmet starter set equips the home chef with the essential knives to slice, cut, cube or chop vegetables and fruit, slice deli-thin meats, create gourmet appetizers, and slice bread, bagels or English muffins. Ergonomically contoured handle is molded for nonslip comfortable grip. Full-performance Wusthof cutlery set provides the precise tools for the novice or seasoned chef. Dishwasher-safe. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets 21st century advanced technological production methods. Product Features ? The essential cutlery combination set with precision-stamped blades from Wusthof's own high-carbon stain-resistant steel alloy ? Laser-cut to exacting standards for long-lasting sharpness ? Full tang provides outstanding balance and performance ? Molded handle is triple-riveted for durability and ergonomically contoured to provide a comfortable nonslip grip ? Handcrafted in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's top chefs read more

Kyocera Cutlery
$179.95 $200.00
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The ultimate cutting tools for boneless meats, fruits and vegetables, the Kyocera 5-Piece Bamboo Knife Block Set is designed with ...exclusive Kyocera Advanced Ceramics that is second only to diamonds in hardness. Featuring four of Kyocera's best-selling ceramic knives for any cooking enthusiast, the Kyocera ceramic knife set includes a 3" paring, 4 1/2" utility, 5" santoku and 6" chef's knife all compactly stored the handsome 5-slot solid bamboo block. Holding their edge 10 times longer than high-carbon steel blades, the ceramic blade knives are precision ground for a microscopically exact, rock-hard edge. Incredibly lightweight and perfectly balanced for exacting control, the knife set with bamboo block offers thinner blade edges for minimal resistance and less pressure when cutting. The Kyocera ceramic knife set cuts boneless meats and produce so thin you can see through the slices. Typically half the weight of steel knives, the ceramic blade knives with ergonomic handles are easy to maneuver and reduce fatigue during long, repetitive cutting tasks. The 3" paring knife is easy to maneuver, especially for preparing fruit trays and vegetable garnishes. The 4 1/2" utility is an all-round favorite for chopping onions, dicing potatoes, mincing herbs and peeling and slicing fruits. An Asian-style multipurpose knife, the 5" Kyocera santoku is ideal for cubing, slicing and dicing produce, meats and fish. Designed with a long blade to effortlessly slice through large melons and thick meats, the 6" chef's knife also quickly minces smaller fruits and vegetables. Stain- and rust-proof, the knife set with bamboo block does not absorb acids, oils, salts or food flavors. The ceramic blades also help lessen the tearing effect when cutting onions. Kyocera innovative ceramic will not brown foods or transfer a metallic taste. Simply rinse cutlery clean and wipe dry. The block's small footprint is ideal for kitchens with limited space and rubber feet secure the block and protect countertops. Founded in 1959 in Kyoto, Japan, Kyocera is today's largest manufacturer of premium quality advanced ceramic blade knives and kitchen products in the world. Both professional chefs and home cooks prefer the Kyocera ceramic knife set for its unequaled featherweight handling and superior edge retention. Product Features ? Set includes four of Kyocera's best-selling ceramic knives ? Exclusive Kyocera Zirconia 206 advanced ceramic produces a stronger, dense blade ? Kyocera's advanced ceramic is second only to diamonds in hardness and is 50% harder than steel ? Blades stay razor-sharp 10 times longer than conventional high-carbon steel knives ? Precision-sharp diamond ground for a microscopically exact, rock-hard edge ? Lightweight for easy handling -- typically half the weight of steel kitchen knives ? Thinner blades deliver minimal resistance and require less pressure when cutting ? Smooth, polished surfaces resist germs ? Stain- and rust-proof and impervious to acids, oils and salts ? Does not absorb flavors, brown foods or transfer a metallic taste ? Ceramic blades help lessen the tearing effect when cutting onions ? Perfectly balanced for exceptional control ? Comfortable ergonomic resin handles allow for lengthy, repetitive cutting tasks ? Attractive solid bamboo is durable and a renewable resource ? Four rubber feet secure block from slipping and protect countertops ? Rinse knives clean and wipe dry ? Lifetime complimentary sharpening ? Lifetime warranty on cutlery 5-Piece Set Includes: ? 3" paring knife ? 4 1/2" utility knife ? 5" santoku knife ? 6" chef's knife ? 5-slot solid bamboo block read more

Wusthof
$79.95 $111.00
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The Wusthof knives in this starter set equip the chef with the necessary cutlery for effortless prep. Laser-cut to exacting standa...rds from Wusthof's own high-carbon stainless-steel, the blades in this knife set maintain a sharp edge longer. The 4" utility knife penetrates tough skin on tomatoes and onions, cutting paper thin slices for sandwiches, medium or thick slices for hamburgers and panini. Precision-sharp point pierces thick rind on salami, pastrami or prosciutto for sandwiches. Expertly slices chorizo for skillet breakfasts or pepperoni to prepare pizza or calzones. The 8" chef's knife in this Wusthof Gourmet knife set is the kitchen's most versatile cutlery tool to slice, chop, mince or julienne vegetables and fruit. Slightly-curved blade allows the rocking motion for fast, accurate prep. Wide spine provides the strength to quickly mince herbs or garlic, and transfer ingredients from butcher block to bowl or skillet. Slices deli-thin meats precisely for platters. Pierces hard crust on bagels, English muffins or artisan bread, without crushing, to ensure even toasting and uniform slices for serving. This Wusthof Gourmet knife set features full tang for balance and strength. Triple-riveted ergonomic handle allows nonslip control. Dishwasher-safe. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital", Solingen Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets 21st century advanced technological production methods. Product Features? Perfect cutlery combination, balanced and sharp for efficient prep ? Blade is laser-cut to exacting standards from high-carbon steel to maintain sharpness ? 4" utility knife slices tomatoes and onions thin, medium or thick ? Precision point pierces thick rind on meats to prepare sandwiches, skillet breakfasts or pizza ? 8" chef's knife slices, chops or minces vegetables and fruits ? Wide spine allows easy transfer from butcher block to bowl or skillet ? Slightly-curved blade allows the rocking motion for fast accurate prep ? Pierces hard crust on artisan bread, bagels and English muffins to slice, without crushing, and ensure even toasting ? Full tang for balance and strength ? Polypropylene handle is triple-riveted for durability and ergonomically contoured to provide a comfortable nonslip grip ? Handcrafted in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's top chefs read more

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