A paring knife has a plain edge blade that is ideal for peeling and other small or intricate work (such as deveining a shrimp, removing the seeds from a jalapeno, or cutting small garnishes). It is designed to be an all-purpose knife, similar to a chef's knife, except smaller.
A utility knife is a medium size knife that can be used for a myriad of tasks (although many chefs will claim that a cook with a chef's knife and a paring knife can achieve these tasks just as well). Utility knives can either have a plain edge blade or a serrated blade, some of which are considered tomato knives.
The chef's knife is an all-purpose knife used for slicing, chopping, dicing, mincing, and many other functions. The blade is curved to allow the cook to rock the knife on the cutting board for a more precise cut.
A Steel is used to hone a knife blade after sharpening or to reinvigorate a blade and extend the life of the last sharpening.
- Traditional hot drop forged
from one-piece of steel for greater stability and sharpness
- Friodur ice-hardened knife
blade offers greater resistance to corrosion and pitting
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high carbon stain-steel knife blade protect against rust and
- Laser-controlled knife
edges stay sharp longer with a more consistent blade angle
- Ergonomically designed
knife handle offers a smooth, comfortable grip
- Seamless polypropylene
handle is unbreakable
- Full rat-tail tang
adds proper balance and greater strength
- Enlarged knife bolster
lends extra balance
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