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8 Inch Professional Chef Knife

  • Sugg. Price: $160 Our Price: $129.95
    Forged in Solingen, Germany, Professional "S" knives are designed to meet the challenges of professionals as well home cooks. The cutlery combines a classically contoured design with refined construction standards that ensure superior sharpness, strength and durability. This chefs knife is a necessity for chopping vegetables, mincing herbs and slicing fruit. Precision forged using Zwillings Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade.
  • Sugg. Price: $325 Our Price: $259.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this knife has a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery and a 22-degree cutting edge modeled after European chefs knives. The thicker, heftier blade allows it be used for heavy-duty cutting tasks. Crafted in Japan, their strong, razor-sharp blades merge new technology and centuries-old handcrafting traditions. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $165$175 Our Price: $119.95$149.95
    Use this professional-quality German knife for chopping vegetables as well as cubing and slicing meats, poultry and fish. Indentations on its high-carbon-steel blade prevent foods from adhering. A full tang, riveted to the handle, ensures peerless balance and control. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that retains its edge 30% longer.
  • Sugg. Price: $119.95$165 Our Price: $99.95$119.95
    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. One of the most-used knives in the kitchen, the chefs knife is a versatile chopper, mincer and slicer.
  • Sugg. Price: $375 Our Price: $299.95
    This western-style knife is part of the Reserve collection from Shun and is as beautiful to behold as it is to use. A core tool in professional kitchens, a chefs knife is indispensable for chopping, dicing, mincing and slicing fruits and vegetables. Striking in its design, the colorful charcoal and crimson PakkaWood handle is contoured for comfort and has an inlaid mosaic crest.
  • Sugg. Price: $125 Our Price: $99.95
    Designed and developed in close collaboration with renowned professional chefs, Zwilling Four Star cutlery has been a worldwide favorite for nearly 40 years. These commercial-quality German knives combine ergonomically contoured handles with precision-forged blades that are ice-hardened for maximum strength and hand-sharpened for impeccable performance. Among the most useful tools in any kitchen, this multifunctional chef's knife is one youll use daily for chopping, slicing, dicing and mincing.
  • $199.95
    Widely considered to be one of the three most presitigious knife makers in all of Japan, the Masahiro Company creates knives with professional-level performance in mind. Each blade is crafted of Masahiros proprietary steel, which undergoes a multi-stage process of quenching, sub-zero treating and tempering to achieve the optimum balance of strength and flexibility. The blade is ground asymmetrically, allowing for a thinner cutting edge and unmatched sharpness.
  • Sugg. Price: $190$250 Sale $59.99$149.99
    Williams-Sonoma worked closely with legendary German knife-maker Wsthof to bring you kitchen knives like no other. The flowing, dynamic lines of our innovative Wsthof Precision collection give the knives a bold, contemporary look, while the seamless transition from handle to bolster to blade results in maximum comfort during use. High-carbon stainless-steel blades and a double-bolster design deliver professional-level performance and satisfying heft.
  • Sugg. Price: $164.95$225 Our Price: $164.95$179.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This chef's knife is a true kitchen workhorse designed for comfort, ease of use and razor-sharp performance. Blades feature a core of VG-10 "super steel" clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless-steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $119$159 Our Price: $59.95$123
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. These chef's knives have hollow-ground indentations along the blade that reduce sticking, which allows for quicker, more efficient slicing and chopping. Blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion.
  • Sugg. Price: $129$219 Our Price: $99$169
    Made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs, Global's award-winning knives are an excellent choice for the discerning home cook. This chef's knife's long razor-sharp blade is suited to virtually any cutting task, from dicing vegetables to quartering a chicken.Blade is hand forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion.
  • Sugg. Price: $50$58 Our Price: $34.95$49.95
      Designed for the tough day-to-day demands of the commercial kitchen, the Wsthof Pro line offers a smart value for home cooks. The co features high-carbon German steel blades and a unique handle built with an inner core for stability, a nonslip grip, and an ergonomic shape that stays comfortable even during extended tasks. Chef's knife is one of the most indispensable, versatile knives in the kitchen for all-purpose chopping, dicing and slicing.
  • Sugg. Price: $157$219 Our Price: $124.95$159.95
    Indispensable for everyday cutting tasks from chopping to slicing, Shun's chef's knives feature supersharp blades and comfortable handles that provide strength and control. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Long, slightly curved blade is efficient for both slicing and chopping. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain.
  • Sugg. Price: $7.50$9 Our Price: $5.95$6.95
    If you prefer to store your knives in a kitchen drawer, keep them safe and looking like new with this professional blade guard. Designed to protect the sharp edges of chefs knifes, the interior of the guard is made of a soft felt material that allows knives to slide in and out easily without abrasion. Offers maximum safety and protection for cutlery stored in a kitchen drawer. Also ideal for the travelling chef who keeps knives in a carrying case.
  • Sugg. Price: $313 Our Price: $249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness that is encased between two layers of stainless steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $285 Our Price: $169.95
    Designed for the tough day-to-day demands of the commercial kitchen, the Wsthof Pro line offers a smart value for home cooks. This collection features high-carbon German steel blades and a unique handle built with an inner core for stability, a nonslip grip, and an ergonomic shape that stays comfortable even during extended tasks. This 7-piece set includes essential kitchen knives plus a handy knife roll for transport and storage.
  • Sugg. Price: $690 Our Price: $399.95
    Professional chefs know that the proper weight and balance of a knife are just as vital as a strong, sharp edge. Crafted in Germany, the Four Star II collection delivers on all counts with a superior hand feel and high-carbon steel blades forged for optimal sharpness. This set includes a wide assortment of everyday knives for paring, mincing, slicing and chopping.
  • Sugg. Price: $976 Our Price: $699.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This set of essential kitchen knives combines the best of Shun cutlery in a new design and equips you with the most popular knife sizes. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless-steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,784 Our Price: $1,199.95
    Named for the blacksmiths forge, the Kaji series was developed by Shuns master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Combining ancient Damascus-steel and clad-construction techniques, this set makes an excellent introduction to the Kaji series. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai swordmaking techniques, the blades construction creates a supersharp cutting edge.
  • Sugg. Price: $2,372 Our Price: $1,599.95
    For ambitious cooks, this set makes an excellent introduction to the Kaji cutlery series developed exclusively for us by Shun. The process of forging the blades combines ancient Damascus and clad construction techniques. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai swordmaking techniques, the blades construction creates a supersharp cutting edge.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,346 Our Price: $899.95
    The Shun Premier collection is distinguished by hand-hammered blades and walnut-colored PakkaWood handles that evoke the artistry of traditional hand-forged knives. Hand-crafted in Japan, the blades are thin and lightweight. This 9-Piece block set equips you with all the most popular cutlery pieces for everyday meals and entertaining. Blades feature a core of VG-MAX "super steel" clad on each side with 16 microthin layers of high-carbon stainless-steel.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,733 Our Price: $999
    Legendary industrial designer Komin Yamada brings a new age of innovation to Global cutlery with Saiindividually hand-hammered knives with one-of-a-kind character. Unifying function and design, these distinctive Japanese knives combine revolutionary ergonomic handles with triple-layered steel blades that maintain their exceptionally sharp edges. In this set, we've hand-selected six of the most useful knives for everyday cooking and entertaining, along with a companion storage block.
  • Sugg. Price: $4,085 Our Price: $2,799.95
    Named for the blacksmiths forge, the Kaji series was developed by Shuns master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Combining ancient Damascus-steel and clad-construction techniques, this set includes a wide range of superb cutlery in the essential sizes. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel. Inspired by centuries-old samurai swordmaking techniques, the blades construction creates a supersharp cutting edge.
  • Sugg. Price: $5,343 Our Price: $3,499.95
    Produced by Japans leading blade manufacturer, Shun knives reflect the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of Japanese knife making. This stunning 37-piece set a Williams-Sonoma exclusive -- is the ultimate Shun knife collection, spanning a complete range of kitchen cutlery for everyday cooking and specialized tasks. 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.
  • Sugg. Price: $676 Our Price: $429.95
    This set from Shun contains the three essential cutting tools: a paring knife, a serrated utility knife and a chef's knife. Their strong, razor-sharp blades are the result of a centuries-old tradition of samurai sword making in Japan. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife, a 6" serrated utility knife and an 8" chef's knife. Blades are constructed with a core of SG-2 powdered steel clad in a true Damascus layer of forged nickel and stainless steel.