This affordable chef’s knife from Victorinox is perfect for those who are looking for a high-quality blade that can dice, slice, mince, and chop effortlessly. Even so, it comes with a real wood grip and it is easy to hone. Nevertheless, this chef’s knife is dishwasher safe.
This very-balanced and beautifully crafted chef’s knife can offer a natural feeling to your hand. In fact, its pakka wood handle perfectly fits in all hand size. Either way, it is ideal for beginner chefs who want to have a knife that will last long.
A chef’s knife or cook’s knife is a cutting tool that is commonly used to prepare food. Originally, a chef’s knife was designed to disjoint and cut big cuts of beef. But today, it’s now considered as the main utility knife for most western chefs or cooks.
Either way, modern chef’s knives are versatile knives that are specifically designed to do several kitchen tasks. As a matter of fact, these knives can be utilized for chopping vegetables, slicing, mincing, as well as disjointing big meat cuts.
What To Look For In A Chef’s Knives?
Features to look for when shopping for a chef’s knife:
A heavier chef’s knife can cut thick food with ease while the lighter ones offer versatility and greater maneuverability.
The best way to identify if a certain knife offers a good balance is by holding it. However, if it touches natural when wrapped up then that knife is worth considering. Also check out, if there is a side to side stability.
Eight inches chef’s knives are famed for its versatility. While the 10 inches chef’s knives can handle more volume effortlessly, but it’s a bit awkward to hold.
Nevertheless, six inches knives are wonderfully supple and perfect for detailed work. However, these knives are not robust enough to cut large pieces.
Other important features to look for when buying a chef’s knife include the style, spine (top edge of the knife’s blade) and edge.