Global, Wusthof, Henckels, and Shun (See Reviews Below):
Henckels Twin Cuisine 8" Chef's Knife
Priced from: $129.95
Review: The Twin Cuisine 8-inch chef's knife is a bit heavy, but revered
by those who swear by the balanced weight and feel of this knife.
Considered the workhorse of the kitchen, this knife is (as pictured)
designed ergonomically with a curved handle. If you are a professional
chef or serious cook with a lot of cutting to do this knife will
Amazon.com - 80 reviews; 4.5 star rating out of 5. (12/2014)
- High-carbon no-stain steel, an exclusive J.A. Henckels formula:
Nonstaining, nonrusting. Blade is precision-honed so that it will
stay sharper longer Handle
- Unique in its full tang without rivets in the handle,
designed for a comfortable, confident grip About Henckels
Twin Series - Blades are traditionally forged from a single
piece of J.A. Henckelss exclusive high-carbon, no-stain steel
formula. The result is a knife with high durability, professional
strength, and weight
Global 8" Chef's Knife
Priced from: $96
Review: This lightweight knife is great for small hands or for people
suffering from carpal tunnel or arthritis!! This 8-in. all-purpose
chef's Knife is Global's most popular knife. You will find this
knife great for slicing large quantities of vegetables, fruit and
meat quickly and effectively. Loved by professional chefs around
the world, Global knives are an excellent choice for the serious
home cook or professional. and it's design is unique and modern.
Amazon.com - 300 reviews; 5 star rating out of 5 stars. (12/2014)
- Made from high-tech molybdenum/vanadium stainless steel. Global
blades require less frequent sharpening as edge retains razor sharpness
exceptionally well Handle
- Stainless-steel handle molded for comfort and dimpled for a safe
grip. Hande is perfectly balanced and weighted with sand
Wusthof Classic 8" Chef's knife
Review: This knife is precision forged from a single blank of high carbon,
stain resistant steel . Wusthof employes a very labor-intensive
and intricate process to create each knife in the Classic line.
The process involves 38 manufacturing steps by highly skilled craftsmen.
Made in Solingen, Germany.
Amazon.com - 9 reviews; 5 star rating out of 5 stars. (12/2014)
high-carbon stainless steel blades are hardened to maintain a sharp
-Full tangs provide perfect balance with riveted, high-impact composition
Kershaw's 7" Ken Onion Shun Chef's Knife
Review: Named "Kitchen Knife of the Year," This chef
knife was an award winner at the: Blade Show and International Cutlery
Fair. This fine cutting tool features VG-10 blade technology combined
with a unique blade sweep and ergonomic handle design.
Amazon.com - 13 reviews; 5 star rating out of 5!! (12/2014)
- Knife core is VG -10 steel. On top of that is 32 layers (16 on
each side) of high carbon steel. These layers of steel yield a rust-free
Damascus look. The Damascus exterior gives the blade its unique
wave-like pattern. Not only is the patterning beautiful the damascus
exterior helps to prevent sticking Handle
- Strong, beautiful Pakkawood handle designed to resists moisture.
The ergonomic design maneuvers exceptionally well About Ken
Onion Shun Chef's Knife - Designed by Ken Onion, one of the
world's premier knife designers. How to
use -This knife features a special, angled bolster with space
for your index finger and thumb allowing you to hold the knife (near
the blade), just like a professional chef.