Best Chef’s Knives

Any chef can tell you how important having a good knife in the kitchen can be. Whether you are a professional or just an at home amateur, having the proper knife will change everything. A good chef’s knife is going to be sharp, ergonomic, and easy to maintain. We rounded up a few of our favorite chef knives, to help you choose the perfect one to fit your home or professional kitchen.

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Best Ergonomic Handle

Mercer Culinary Millennia Chef’s Knife


8-inch Kitchen Knife

Ergonomically designed handle for a strong yet comfortable grip. The blade is made with high quality Japanese steel, which is easy to maintain and sharpen for a continuous razor-sharp edge.

What We Liked

The handle is made of a nice combination of santoprene and polypropylene which is easy to grip and feels very durable. There are also textured finger points which provide added safety and slip resistance. Order It Today.

Best for Professional Cooking

Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife


For Home or Restaurant Kitchens

Expertly crafted kitchen knife, with a tapered stainless-steel edge that cuts smoothly and effortlessly. The handle is made of thermoplastic Elastomer for a non-slip grip, even when wet.

What We Liked

This knife is ideal as an all-around kitchen tool. Designed to work for mincing, chopping, slicing, and even dicing. There is a really nice weight to this knife with its 7.9-inch blade that makes it very easy to handle and use for a variety of tasks. Buy Now.

Best Weight

Dalstrong Chef’s Knife


High Quality

Wonderfully crafted chef’s knife with cutting edge technology and an elegant design that looks quite flashy. Super sharp, full tang blade is made with high-carbon German steel. Very high-quality feel when using.

What We Liked

The handle is made of a stain resistant pakkawood which is triple riveted for durability and every day use. The blade is nice and tall which is ideal for knuckle clearance, and scooping food from cutting board to the pan. Order It Here.

Strongest Blade

Shun Classic Chef’s Knife


All-purpose Blade

Painstakingly hand crafted in Japan, with at least 100 individual steps to complete. With an advanced steel formula this blade is extremely sharp and corrosion resistant. Ideal for heavy use in busy kitchens.

What We Liked

Ebony pakkawood handle is infused with resin to make it durable and water resistant. The blade’s steel is heated with precise treatment for a finer grain. This allows for a thinner, sharper, and longer lasting edge. Get It Now.