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8 Inch Steel Chef Knife

  • Sugg. Price: $99.95 Sale $79.99
    Designed with balanced handle ergonomics and composite blade technology to maximize cutting performance, the exceptional Haru Collection is the best value that Shun has ever produced. Developed in partnership with Williams-Sonoma. Our exclusive Haru commemorative knives feature both the Williams-Sonoma and Shun logos on the blades and handles. Precision stainless-steel blades have a VG-10 "super-steel" cutting edge to ensure top performance.
  • Sugg. Price: $438 Our Price: $349.95
    Our exclusive Shun Hiro collection features high-performance Eastern-style knives designed for speed, agility and balance as well as striking beauty. A cutting core of ultra premium SG-2 steel gives them a super sharp, lasting edge, and hammered blades help keep foods from sticking for fast, efficient use. Handcrafted in Japan, this chefs knife is indispensable for everyday cutting tasks from chopping to slicing to mincing.
  • Sugg. Price: $215 Our Price: $169.95
    Perfectly balanced to feel like an extension of your hand, this top-quality German knife deftly slices, chops, dices and juliennes. The high-carbon-steel blade has shallow indentations that minimize friction and keep foods from adhering to it. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Blade has hollow-ground depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking.
  • Sugg. Price: $165 Our Price: $129.95
    This high-performance German chefs knife is ideal not only for chopping and other general prep work but also for cubing and slicing meats, poultry or fish. Oval depressions on the blade create air pockets that eliminate drag. Precision forged from a single piece of high-carbon steel that resists staining and corrosion and is easily sharpened. Each blade is hand honed and laser tested to verify the proper cutting angle.
  • Sugg. Price: $125 Our Price: $99.95
    In its seventh generation of family ownership, Wsthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. This hardworking knife is great everything from chopping and dicing vegetables to cubing and slicing meats, poultry and fish. The size of the blade makes it easy to prep large quantities of ingredients or larger vegetables and cuts of meat.
  • 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: $190 Our Price: $119.96
    Unlike many other premium kitchen knives where the exposed tang is visible from the top and bottom of the handle, the Twin Cuisine II gets its distinctive look from a visible tang on each side of the handle. In addition to its one-of-a-kind style, the Twin Cuisine II has been designed for maximum comfort with its light-weight contoured handles, and elite performance, thanks to its ice-hardened, high-carbon steel blade. Use this versatile chefs knife for chopping vegetables, slicing meat, mincing and more.
  • Sugg. Price: $1,695 Our Price: $999.95
    Made of true Damascus steel, this knife is not only the first German made Damascus knife but also the first forged Damascus knife with a bolster from a single piece of Damascus. Made of 160 layers of hand-folded steel it results in a blade that is exceptionally hard and durable. This chefs knife is a necessity for chopping vegetables, mincing herbs and slicing fruit. Each knife is precision forged using Zwillings Sigmaforge process resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade.
  • Sugg. Price: $48 Our Price: $39.95
    Preferred by culinary professionals worldwide, this commercial-quality Swiss knife is a mainstay in any kitchen. Perfect for prepping everything from meats, fish and poultry to vegetables, fruits and herbs. With its curved handle this knife rocks effortlessly over the cutting board for efficient chopping, mincing, dicing and slicing. Mirror-polish high-carbon stainless-steel blade is laser-tested for unrivaled sharpness. Durable, lightweight Fibrox handle is textured for a secure, nonslip grip.
  • 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.
  • Sugg. Price: $125$148 Our Price: $95$115
    This knife Lamson & Goodnow knife, the oldest cutlery maker in America, is crafted using techniques handed down by the company's original bladesmiths, many of whom hailed from the famed knife-making city of Solingen, Germany. Featuring a classic German shape and high-carbon stainless-steel blade, each knife is hand assembled and finished for optimal performance. This chef's knife, available in 6" and 8" sizes, is a necessity for chopping vegetables, mincing herbs and slicing fruit.
  • 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.
  • $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: $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.
  • $19.95
    This color-coded knife series is made exclusively for Williams-Sonoma by Kai, one of Japan's largest and most historic cutlery companies. This chef's knife adds bright color to food prep combined with super-sharp performance, lightweight handling and easy dishwasher cleaning. Slice, dice, chop, mincethis is the knife you'll reach for again and again for most prep tasks.
  • Sugg. Price: $169$188 Our Price: $134.95$149.95
    Combining the best of two knife-making traditions, this knife from our Shun Classic line 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 while still offering the superb edge retention of the Shun Classic VG-Max super steel blade. Japanese-made chefs knife with the 22-degree blade-edge angle of Western kitchen cutlery.
  • 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: $165$250 Our Price: $129.95$199.95
    Perfectly balanced to feel like an extension of your hand, this chef's knife deftly slices, dices, minces and juliennes. Its high-carbon-steel blade, forged in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany, tapers from handle to tip and from spine to edge. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control.
  • Sugg. Price: $288$400 Our Price: $199.95$269.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, these chef's knives are indispensable for chopping, dicing, mincing and slicing fruits and vegetables. 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. Inspired by centuries-old samurai swordmaking techniques, the blades' construction creates a supersharp cutting edge.
  • 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: $140$200 Our Price: $109.95$159.95
    The most indispensable of knives, a chef's knife is essential for preparing any meal, no matter how simple. Made in Germany with a full-tang blade for balance, this knife is a favorite when it comes to chopping, dicing and slicing. 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: $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: $190$230 Our Price: $149.95$189.95
    The award-winning Rain cutlery collection showcases the iconic design ingenuity of world-renowned American knifemaker Ken Onion. Each customized for a specific kitchen task, high-carbon stainless-steel blades are distinguished by a textured raindrop pattern that allows knives to glide effortlessly through food. Ergonomic handles, constructed of military-grade G-10 Garolite, are precision-shaped to ensure the knife's peak performance at its intended taskand feel exceptionally comfortable in your hand.
  • Sugg. Price: $75$125 Our Price: $59.95$99.95
    In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wsthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. Maybe the most used knife in the kitchen, the chefs knife is a versatile chopper, mincer and slicer. Stamped blade is made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability.
  • Sugg. Price: $150$750 Our Price: $119.95$599.95
    Designed for the ultimate food prep efficiency, these multipurpose knives will assist you with everything from chopping and dicing vegetables to cubing and slicing meats, poultry and fish. The generous length and width of the razor-sharp blades make it easy to prep large quantities of ingredients or larger pieces of food. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
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    For more than 400 years, the Saladini family has been crafting knives in the Tuscan town of Scarperia, a famed center of cutlery production. This versatile chefs knife features a fully forged blade and a handle carved from elegant ox horn, polished to a lustrous sheen. The all-purpose knife is indispensable for everyday chopping and slicing. Fully forged stainless-steel blade.
  • 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: $217 Our Price: $149.95
    Made in Germany, this set includes two essential pieces of cutlery. The compact 3 1/2" paring knife is ideal for finely trimming produce. The multipurpose 8" chef's knife is a favorite when it comes to chopping, dicing and slicing. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife and an 8" chef's knife. Each knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.
  • Sugg. Price: $200 Our Price: $119.95
    In its seventh generation of family ownership, Wsthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. Starter set includes the three most essential knives in any kitchen. Three-piece set includes a 4 1/2" paring knife, an 8" chef's knife and an 8" bread knife. Stamped blades are made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability.