Chef's Classic Knife

  • Sugg. Price $182 $206 Our Price $144.95 $164.95
    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 chef's 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 chef’s knife with the 22-degree blade-edge angle of Western kitchen cutlery. Appropriate for tasks such as cleaving, cutting through chicken bones, cracking crab shells and preparing melon fruits with thick rinds. Thick, strong blade offers more belly curve for rocking cuts. Broad blade is useful for transferring chopped foods from cutting board to pot. 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. Durable PakkaWood handle resists moisture and is D-shaped to sit comfortably in the hand. Extra weight in stainless-steel bolster balances the heavy blade. 6" knife: 6"-long blade; 5"-long handle; 6.8 oz. 8" knife: 8 1/4"-long blade, 5"-long handle; 8 oz. This NSF-certified knife meets the high-level safety standards for professional kitchens. Handcrafted in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $250 Our Price $99.95
    Keep these German-made knives handy for general food-prep tasks. The compact 3 1/2" paring knife is ideal for finely trimming produce. The multipurpose 6" chef's knife is useful for chopping vegetables as well as cubing and slicing meats, poultry or fish. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife and a 6" chef's knife. Knives are precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Blades have hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Full tangs are triple riveted to the handles for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handles are contoured for a comfortable grip.
  • Sugg. Price $278 Sale $99.99
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. This set includes two key essentials for any kitchen: a chef's knife that excels for virtually any cutting task and shears for trimming meats, clipping herbs, cutting parchment and more. Set includes 8" chef's knife and kitchen shears. Knife blade is stamped from exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Shears have serrated blades made of Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, and uniquely shaped handles for a good grip.
  • Sugg. Price $188 Our Price $149.95
    Known in Japan as a gyuto , this light, nimble knife is ideal for slicing meat and fish, and it performs beautifully on vegetables too. The blade is narrower than a traditional chef's knife but still offers plenty of knuckle clearance. Hollow-ground indentations help prevent foods from sticking as you work. All-purpose Asian-style chef's knife with thin, lightweight blade. 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. Indentations along the blade reduce friction and keep slices from sticking. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. 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 $159 Our Price $79.95
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. An ideal knife for mincing and dicing herbs and vegetables, the wide, lightweight blade that enables the chef to chop quickly, precisely and easily—with less fatigue. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $120 Sale $59.99
    Global is celebrating its milestone 30 th anniversary with a limited-edition chef's knife, marked with a commemorative logo on its razor-sharp blade. The precision Japanese knife is perfectly sized for all sorts of kitchen tasks. All-purpose knife is ideal for everything from chopping and mincing to slicing and dicing. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $119 Our Price $89.95
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. This 5" chef's knife has hollow-ground indentations along the blade that reduce sticking, which allows for quicker, more efficient slicing and chopping. Blade is stamped from exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Hollow-ground indentations along the blade increase efficiency and decrease sticking. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $182 Our Price $144.95
    Known in Japan as a gyuto , this light, nimble knife is ideal for slicing meat and fish, and it performs beautifully on vegetables too. The blade is thinner than a traditional chef's knife but still offers plenty of knuckle clearance on the cutting board. Shun knives are produced by Japan’s leading blade manufacturer, reflecting the craftsmanship of a centuries-old tradition of knife making. All-purpose Asian-style chef's knife with thin, lightweight blade. Excels for a full range of chopping, slicing and dicing tasks. 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. 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 $159 Our Price $124.95
    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 stamped from exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Hollow-ground indentations along the blade increase efficiency and decrease sticking. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $210 Our Price $169.95
    Global GF Series knives are fully drop-forged from Cromova 18 stainless steel. Heavier, thicker and more rigid than Global's stamped blades, Global Forged cutlery is ideal for cooks who prefer a heftier knife like those favored by professional chefs. This chef's knife chops meats and vegetables with silky-smooth precision. Blade is forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Edge is sharpened to a 15-degree angle for superior precision and a smooth cut. Stainless-steel hollow handle is perfectly balanced. Signature dimple-patterned handle offers a comfortable, slip-resistant grip. Collar bolster helps protect your hand. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $259 Our Price $204.95
    Global GF Series knives are fully drop-forged from Cromova 18 stainless steel. Heavier, thicker and more rigid than Global's stamped blades, Global Forged cutlery is ideal for cooks who prefer a heftier knife like those favored by professional chefs. This chef's knife chops meats and vegetables with silky-smooth precision. Blade is forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Edge is sharpened to a 15-degree angle for superior precision and a smooth cut. Stainless-steel hollow handle is perfectly balanced. Signature dimple-patterned handle offers a comfortable, slip-resistant grip. Collar bolster helps protect your hand. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $215 Our Price $144.95
    Global GF Series knives are fully drop-forged from Cromova 18 stainless steel. Heavier, thicker and more rigid than Global's stamped blades, Global Forged cutlery is ideal for cooks who prefer a heftier knife like those favored by professional chefs. This chef's knife chops meats and vegetables with silky-smooth precision. Blade is forged of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Edge is sharpened to a 15-degree angle for superior precision and a smooth cut. Stainless-steel hollow handle is perfectly balanced. Signature dimple-patterned handle offers a comfortable, slip-resistant grip. Collar bolster helps protect your hand. Made in Japan.
  • Sugg. Price $202 Our Price $159.95
    The all-purpose chef's knife becomes even more versatile with an extra-wide blade shape. This broad blade delivers added heft and control to chopping, slicing and mincing tasks, so it's great for thick-skinned vegetables like small squash and melons. Extra-wide blade offers greater heft and control. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. A recessed bolster facilitates honing and sharpening the entire length of the cutting edge; a heel bolster provides added balance. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handle is contoured for a comfortable grip. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $202 Our Price $159.95
    With its versatile 6" blade length, this chef's knife is an all-purpose performer for all kinds of cutting tasks. A hollow-ground blade creates pockets of air, making for smooth-gliding cuts and reduced sticking. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extremely thin, sharp cutting edge along the entire length of blade. PEtec laser-sharpening process also results in superior edge retention. Sleek contoured handle is smooth, durable polymer. Made in Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $155 Our Price $89.95
    Global is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a limited-edition chef's knife, marked with a commemorative logo on its blade. This 7 1/2" chef's knife has a razor-sharp blade suited to virtually any cutting task, from dicing vegetables to quartering a chicken. Stamped blade is made of exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edge is visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handle is seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip. Crafted to professional standards, this knife is lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $250 Our Price $199.95
    Asian cooks rely on this ultraversatile kitchen knife for all-purpose vegetable prep. Designed for top performance with perfect control, its traditional Chinese cleaver-style blade is great for everything from mincing onions, chopping carrots and making precision garnishes to transferring prepped ingredients to your work bowl. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. 7"-long blade, 4 3/4"-long handle; 11.5 oz. Made in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany.
  • Sugg. Price $162 $212 Our Price $129.95 $169.95
    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. Wüsthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Blade has hollow-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability and control. Durable polymer handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.
  • Sugg. Price $227 Our Price $179.95
    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-edge depressions to reduce friction and minimize sticking. 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.
  • Sugg. Price $152 $187 Our Price $119.95 $149.95
    Ideal for cooks who prefer working with a lighter blade that's easy to control, this Wüsthof chef's knife features a half-bolster design that also simplifies sharpening. The Demi-Bolster series is 30% lighter than Wüsthof Classic knives yet boasts the same forged high-carbon steel blade and Precision Edge Technology sharpness. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. 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. Demi-bolster design makes for lighter weight and easier handling. Recessed bolster allows for sharpening of the entire length of blade.
  • Sugg. Price $219 Our Price $99.95
    Made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs, Global's award-winning knives are prized for its perfect balance, light weight and sleek, seamless construction. Crafted in Japan, this set includes a chef's knife and a paring knife, so you can enjoy the performance of Global knives every day. Set includes 7" hollow-ground chef's knife and 3" paring knife. Stamped blades are made from exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are visible to the naked eye and ground straight to a point rather than beveled, resulting in remarkable sharpness and edge retention. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for superior grip. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced.
  • Sugg. Price $260 Our Price $179.95
    Famous for its perfect balance, precision performance and seamless construction, this lightweight cutlery by Global is made in Japan using a process inspired by the crafting of ancient samurai swords. Set includes a 3 1/2" paring knife, a 5" chef's knife and an 8" hollow-ground chef's knife. Stamped blades are made from exceptionally hard Cromova 18 high-carbon stainless steel, ice tempered and hardened to resist corrosion. Prominent 1/4" edges are ground straight to a point, not beveled, resulting in impressive sharpness and edge retention. Crafted to professional standards, these knives are lightweight yet perfectly balanced. Stainless-steel handles are seamlessly constructed and textured for a good grip.
  • Sugg. Price $44.95 Our Price $39.95
    The newly upgraded Scanpan® Classic knife series is produced by Scanpan of Denmark, known for its eco-friendly nonstick cookware. Each blade is fully forged from high-quality German stainless steel to stay sharp. The ergonomic handle provides a solid grip while the shape of the bolster delivers optimal weight and balance. This chef's knife has a broad, heavy blade that's ideal for cutting fruit, vegetables and meat. Ideal for chopping, slicing and dicing. Blade is forged from high-carbon Cromova German stainless steel and heat-treated for hardness. Conical ground edge provides long-lasting sharpness. Bolster design promotes a pinch grip for greater control. Poly handle is ergonomically shaped and rounded for a comfortable grip. Full-tang construction.
  • Sugg. Price $150 Our Price $99.95
    Indispensable for everyday cutting tasks from chopping to slicing, Shun's chef's knives feature super sharp blades and comfortable handles that provide strength and control. This short-bladed knife proves exceptionally nimble for smaller tasks. It functions as a versatile utility knife combined with the wide blade of a chef's knife for easy transfer of ingredients. 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. Short, wide blade is precise and easy to handle. Exceedingly sharp cutting edge is long lasting and easy to maintain. 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.