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Collection: Chef's Knives

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  • DALSTRONG - 8" Chef's Knife -"The Crixus" - Gladiator Series - Chef & Cleaver Hybrid - Meat Knife w/Sheath - G10 Handle
  • Mercer Culinary Renaissance Forged Paring Knife, 3.5 Inch, Black, Model Number: M23540
  • Professional Chef Knife, 8 Inch Pro Kitchen Knife, German High Carbon Stainless Steel Knife with Ergonomic Handle
  • J.A. Henckels International 31161-201 CLASSIC Chef's Knife, 8 Inch, Black
  • Utopia Kitchen Chef Knife 8 Inches Cooking Knife Carbon Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife with Sheath and Ergonomic Handle - Chopping Knife for Professional Use
  • WÜSTHOF Classic 8 Inch Chef’s Knife,Black,8-Inch
  • Ancient Manual Forging Chef's Knife, Butcher Knives Outdoor Meat Vegetable Fruit Cleaver for Kitchen, BBQ or Camping
  • Curious Chef Kids Cookware - 3-Piece Knife Set I Real Utensils, Dishwasher Safe, BPA-Free I Kid-Safe I Cuts Fruits & Vegetables I Small, Medium & Large, White/Green
  • LUOLAO Wooden Kids Knife for Cooking and Safe Cutting Veggies Fruits, Cute Fish Shape Kids Kitchen Tools, 2-5 Years Old Applicable
  • Victorinox 8 Inch Swiss Classic Chef's Knife
  • Victorinox 6 Inch Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife
  • KIWI Knife Cook Utility Knives Cutlery Steak Wood Handle Kitchen Tool Sharp Blade 6.5" Stainless Steel 1 set (2 Pcs) (No.171,172)
  • OXO Good Grips 8 Inch Bread Knife,Black/Silver,-
  • Mac Mighty Professional Hollow Edge Chef's Knife, 8 Inch, Silver
  • Meat Cleaver,7 inch Vegetable and Butcher Knife German High Carbon Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife chef knives with Ergonomic Handle for Home, Kitchen & Restaurant
  • Mercer Culinary Ultimate Curved Boning Knife, 6, White
  • DDF iohEF Kitchen Knife, Chef's Knife In Stainless Steel Professional Cooking Knife, 7 Inch Antiseptic Non-slip Ultra Sharp Knife with Ergonomic Handle Ideal for Kitchen / Restaurant
  • Meat Cleaver Knife Hand Forged Boning Knife with Sheath Butcher Knives High Carbon Steel Fillet Knife Vegetable Chef Knives for Kitchen, Camping, BBQ
  • EUNA 8 Inch Chefs Knife Ultra Sharp Chopping Knife with Sheath & Gift Box Kitchen Knives for Multipurpose Cooking Professional with Ergonomic Handle Grey Wood Texture
  • Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef's Knife, 8-Inch
  • MOSFiATA 8" Super Sharp Professional Chef's Knife with Finger Guard and Knife Sharpener, German High Carbon Stainless Steel 4116 with Micarta Handle and Gift Box
  • Victorinox Fibrox Pro Knife, 8-Inch Chef's FFP, 8 Inch, Black
  • Chef Knife Set Knives Kitchen Set - Stainless Steel Kitchen Knives Set Kitchen Knife Set with Stand - Plus Professional Knife Sharpener - 7 Piece Stainless Steel Cutlery Knives Set by Home Hero
  • MICHELANGELO Kitchen Knife Set 10 Piece, High Carbon Stainless Steel Kitchen Knives Set, Knife Set for kitchen, Rainbow Knife Set, Colorful Knife Set- 5 Knives & 5 Knife Sheath Covers

Chef's Knives - What To Look For In A Chef's Knife

In the kitchen, a chef's knives, also called a chef's cutting knife or a chef's knives set, is a versatile cutting instrument utilized in all facets of food preparation. The original chef's knives were initially developed primarily to disjoint and slice large cuts of meat. In modern times it has become the primary general-purpose knife for all modern cooks. Like other brands of kitchen knives, chef knives have a basic blade with a number of sharpenings to bring the edge to a desirable level of perfection. In this guide, we'll take a look at some of the basic types of chef knives and how they're used.

Chefs Knives

 

A chef's knives set is often composed of five to seven knives. Of course, different chefs will use different knives, but the seven main types of knives commonly found in chef's knives sets are: a thin slicing knife, a flat blade, a French knife, a serrated knife, a shredder, and a paring knife. The thin and flat blades are designed for precise maneuvering small pieces of raw or cooked food. A thin slicing knife can be an invaluable tool for opening cans or chopping vegetables. A chef's flat blade is intended for cutting more thinly layered ingredients. A French knife is designed to be used in cutting thick pieces of meat or fish and is especially useful when used to cut through thick stock or foie gras.

 

Most chef's knives will come with a steak knife attached to the handle. This knife is primarily used for chopping and paring raw or cooked meat. Because of its specialized design, the steak knife requires a lot of force to swing the blade. If you need to cut through thicker cuts of meat, a slicer blade is your best option. A serrated knife is made for slicing up fish or bread dough. Paring knives are specifically designed to be used to slice or chop into smaller pieces.

 

The last major type of chef's knives is the shredder. Unlike many of the other knives mentioned above, the shredder blade does not have a blade that turns. Instead, the handle of the chef's knives is designed to turn the blade when you make an action necessary to remove the pieces of food you are chopping or shredding. This action, known as "chop chop," is necessary to ensure you don't rip the food fibers. If you do happen to rip the fibers, the result can be very small pieces of meat, rather than large chunks of fat or other tough components.

 

Although there are several types of chef's knives on the market, the best choice is generally a carbon steel blade. When a knife is sharpened, it undergoes a process that brings the carbon fiber of the blade close to its steel counter component. This process reduces the amount of impurities in the blade, which in turn makes the knife stronger. Carbon steel knives are also much easier to maintain. You can use just a regular wire toothbrush to clean your carbon steel blade. If there are some hard to reach spots, you can use a special wire toothbrush with a small hook on the end.

 

Another popular type of chef's knives is the foldable type. Foldable knives, like many of the other types discussed previously, are usually made of some type of polymer or a combination of polymer and carbon steel. These knives can come in a variety of sizes and shapes, including some that are made specifically for slicing. Most chefs prefer the smaller folding knives because they are easier to store. However, if you plan to chop large pieces of meat with your chef knives, then you will most likely want to purchase a larger knife.

 

A chef's knives are designed to be very versatile. This means that you should take a look at all of the available knife designs and try to determine what types of uses you would find yourself wanting to use a knife for. It is important that the knife you choose is comfortable to use. The last thing you want to do is make the mistake of purchasing a knife only to find that it is uncomfortable or even harmful to use. Make sure to test the knife out first before purchasing it. Most reputable manufacturers will provide a number of different handle materials that you can try out before making your decision.

 

Choosing a great chef knife is an important decision. You will want a knife that has a comfortable handle and that is strong enough to meet your needs. If you want a high quality knife that will serve you for a long time, then you will want to consider spending a little more money. There are many excellent designer chef's knives on the market today that will serve your needs for many years to come.