Black Bread Knife

  • Sugg. Price $313 Our Price $199.95
    From our premium Kaji line by Shun, this bread knife slices cleanly through a crusty loaf without mashing its soft interior. Handcrafted in Japan, the strong, razor-sharp blade is created through a blend of new technology and centuries-old handcrafting traditions. 65-layer blade features a premium SG-2 powdered steel cutting core clad in 64 layers of forged nickel/stainless steel Damascus. Inspired by centuries-old samurai sword–making techniques, the blade's construction creates a supersharp cutting edge. Long, serrated blade cuts easily through bread crusts to create uniform slices. Handle is made of moisture-resistant, resin-infused PakkaWood, shaped for comfort and control. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price $152 Our Price $119.95
    Double serrations in this knife's scalloped edge produce exceptionally smooth, clean and precise cuts whether you're slicing bread, roasted meat or delicate-skinned fruits and vegetables. Slice through artisanal breads with fewer crumbs and minimal compression; cut perfectly thin slices of ripe summer tomatoes with no tearing. And because the blade scallops never touch the cutting board, the knife retains its sharpness and does not require sharpening. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Sturdy long blade has a scalloped and double serrated edge for extra-smooth and delicate slicing. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handle is contoured for a comfortable grip. 9"-long blade; 4 1/2"-long handle; 6.4 oz. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $182 Our Price $144.95
    Produced by Japan's leading blade manufacturer, this specialized knife has a scalloped blade that cuts easily through crisp bread crusts without compressing the delicate interiors. An offset handle provides optimal leverage and keeps knuckles out of harm's way. VG-MAX "super steel" blade is clad on each side with 34 microthin layers of stainless steel, creating a variegated look reminiscent of a Damascus-style blade. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. Designed to cut easily through the crusts of breads and rolls without squashing the delicate interiors. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and has a D shape, to sit comfortably in the hand. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $138 Our Price $109.95
    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 knife has a serrated blade specially designed for cutting cleanly through even the crustiest loaves of bread without tearing. Precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Fridour ice-hardening technique produces a harder, sharper blade that is exceptionally durable, corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness and cutting ease. Full tang ensures good balance (a solid piece of steel extends from the tip of the knife to the end of the handle). Contoured for a secure, comfortable grip, the sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blades. Crafted in the famous cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $76 Our Price $59.95
    In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wüsthof 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 bread knife’s long, scalloped blade can slice cleanly through the crispy crusts of whole loaves with ease. Stamped blade is made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability. Triple-riveted high-impact plastic handle provides a secure, comfortable grip. 8”-long blade; 4 3/4”-long handle; 3.5 oz. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $177 Our Price $139.95
    Combining superb German craftsmanship and striking design, our Wüsthof Ikon serrated bread knife easily slices through crusty loaves without compressing the delicate interior.The hand-polished full-tang knife is triple riveted to the comfortable polypropylene handle for peerless stability. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Long, sturdy blade has a serrated edge for slicing through bread without tearing or squashing. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance. Sleek contoured handle is made of smooth polypropylene.
  • $109.95
    Combining superb German craftsmanship and striking design, this serrated bread knife easily slices through crusty loaves without compressing the delicate interior. A heavy bolster balances the high-carbon-steel blade, and a pebbled polypropylene handle guarantees a sure grip. 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. Long, sturdy blade has a serrated edge for slicing through bread without tearing or squashing. Tang extends deep into the handle for exceptional durability and control. Heavy bolster provides perfect balance. Pebbled polypropylene handle is contoured for a secure grip.
  • Sugg. Price $156 Our Price $124.95
    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. The serrations along this knife’s blade allow it to slice easily through crispy bread crusts without tearing. Precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, which incorporates the Fridour ice-hardening technique to produce a corrosion-resistant blade that is exceptionally hard yet flexible. Precise lasers are used to ensure the blade’s edge is at the ideal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Stainless-steel end cap provides excellent balance while cutting. Permanently bonded polypropylene handle has just enough texture for a secure, comfortable grip. Bolster transitions seamlessly to handle to accommodate a wide variety of specialized cutting grips. 8" blade. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels, founded in 1731.
  • Sugg. Price $137.50 Our Price $109.95
    This serrated blade slices effortlessly through the crispest crusts without compressing the soft interior of the bread. Our new Zwilling Pro collection offers ultimate comfort, security and precision in the hand, thanks to a special arched bolster designed by architect Matteo Thun that promotes a perfect thumb grip. A contoured ergonomic handle enhances your comfort. Each knife is precision forged using Zwilling’s Sigmaforge process, resulting in an exceptionally hard yet flexible blade. Zwilling’s Friodur ice-hardening technique results in a harder, sharper blade that is corrosion resistant and highly elastic. Precise lasers are used to ensure each blade’s edge is at the optimal cutting angle for maximum sharpness. Arched bolster perfectly supports the thumb for ultimate comfort, safety and precise handling. Also allows the full length of the edge to be sharpened, from tip to end. The sleek ABS resin handle is triple riveted to the blade and contoured for a secure, comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731.
  • Sugg. Price $544 Our Price $435
    World-renowned French chef Michel Bras believes cooking, like any art, requires the finest tools. Created in Japan in collaboration with Kai, the producer of Shun knives, this knife makes a beautifully clean cut through all textures of breads, leaving few traces of crumbs. Uniquely shaped waves on the blade allow for the ideal push/pull cutting motion through all textures of breads. 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 Bras's 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 (#9), signifying the blade's 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.
  • Sugg. Price $500 Our Price $319.95
    The cutting edge of this knife features serrations that point in two different directions, which creates an ultrasmooth push/pull motion for slicing through loaves of bread without tearing the delicate crumb. Inspired by the high-performance knives used by Japanese chefs, our exclusive Shun Fuji collection represents the very best in cutlery craftsmanship and technology. Developed for the experienced cook who prefers the lightness and razor sharpness of Eastern-style blades. The blade's core of SG2 steel is clad on each side with Damascus steel composed of 80 alternating layers of nickel and stainless steel. Resulting 161-layer blade is thin and light yet strong and hard, with a supersharp cutting edge. Handle is dark tagayasan wood, an extremely dense wood traditionally used in Japan to make samurai sword handles. The double chestnut handle shape has finger ridges on both sides for a comfortable, ambidextrous grip. End cap made of polished Damascus steel. Shun Fuji collection won the “Kitchen Knife of the Year Award” at the U.S. 2011 Blade Show for the best in new product quality and design. 160 handcrafted steps to produce each Fuji knife. Handcrafted in Japan. A Williams Sonoma exclusive.