Best Japanese Chef Knives

MITSUMOTO SAKARI 8 inch Japanese Kiritsuke Chef Knife, Hand Forged 67 Layers 440C Damascus Steel Kitchen Knives, Professional Meat Sushi Chef's Knife (Blue Pomegranate Handle & Gift Box)

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10 Best Japanese Chef Knives

Last update on 2022-12-06 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Best Japanese Chef Knives

SaleBestseller No. 1
imarku Japanese Chef Knife - Pro Kitchen Knife 8 Inch Chef's Knives High Carbon Stainless Steel Sharp Paring Knife with Ergonomic Handle, Useful Kitchen Gadgets & Christmas Gifts for Women & Men
  • High-Carbon Stainless Steel Blade- It is manufactured from high-quality stainless steel that maintains its functionality for a long time. And to boost its sturdiness, the steel contains 0.6-0.75 carbon. This makes it two times as hard as other knives in its class as they contain about 0.3% carbon.
  • Multi-functional Knife- The gyutou knife is classified and designed to be multipurpose knife for professional applications .It cuts,dices,slices,chops and also cuts meat off bones. It comes with a HRC( Rockwell Hardness Scale) of 56-58 which makes it among the tough knives in its class.
  • Ergonomic Pakka Handle- To make it more professional and minimize any fatigue, finger numbness or aches after holding it continuously for an extended time the knife's handle is made from Pakka. This is material that originates from Africa and its known for its comfort, strength and stability.
  • Ultra-sharp Edge- Sharpness is key to achieving the best cuts and this is evident in the knife's blade which is quite sharp and will remain this way even after tough tasks such as cutting tough meat or removing flesh from bones. The sharpness is further boosted by use of the latest Japanese engineering.
  • Corrosion and Stainless Blade- In addition to carbon, 16-18% chrome is also included in the blade's metal composition. This gives its a glossy finish which will not tarnish even after using it for a long time, making it the perfect gift for mother's day, father's day, wedding and birthday.
Bestseller No. 2
MITSUMOTO SAKARI 8 inch Japanese Gyuto Chef Knife, Professional Hand Forged Kitchen Chef Knife, 3 Layers 9CR18MOV High Carbon Meat Sushi Knife (Rosewood Handle & Gift Box)
  • [Traditional Japanese Hand Forging] Professional Japanese chef's knife inherits the traditional Japanese hand forging method; combined with advanced technology and materials. Through the knifemaker's manual fine knife shape and pounding out the gorgeous pounding texture; into the perfect forging art and craftsmanship. Insist on completing a perfect kitchen chef's knife through 45 days of hand forging.
  • [High Quality Cooking Chef Knives] Gyuto chef knife is made of 3 layers of top grade 9CR18MOV high carbon steel with precision quenching and vacuum cold nitrogen treatment. It greatly enhances the characteristics of corrosion resistance, rust prevention and toughness; the hardness is up to 58±2HRC. 2.5mm ultra-thin sharp blade can keep the ideal ripeness of fruits, vegetables in the best condition and meat in the most delicious moment when cutting.
  • [Solid Rosewood Knife Handle] The Japanese high carbon knife is made of precious summer sourwood wood from Southeast Asia. And features an ergonomically designed octagonal balanced wood handle; minimizing wrist tension and different aspects giving you great flexibility to adjust your cutting angle; while providing a secure, comfortable grip.
  • [Perfect Cooking Cookware Gift Choice] Japanese knives combine high-end materials and first-class craftsmanship; perfect for home cooks and professional chefs alike. And with professional gift box packaging is the perfect gift for family and friends at Christmas, weddings, birthdays, Father's Day, Mother's Day.
  • [High Carbon Knives Important Notes] MITSUMOTO SAKARI products pass strict quality audits. If you find any quality problems with the chef knife, please contact us immediately by email. Our professional service team will give you a satisfactory answer.
SaleBestseller No. 3
Japanese Chef Knife Gyuto Chef Knife - 8 Inch Chefs Knife Professional Hand Forged Kitchen Chef Knife High Carbon Japanese AUS-8 Stainless Steel Meat Sushi Knife with Rosewood Handle & Gift Box
  • 【Classic Japanese Chef Knife】 - Professional Japanese chef's knife has a unique & beautiful hammered pattern and high carbon AUS-8 stainless steel blade. Through the knifemaker's manual fine knife shape and pounding out the gorgeous pounding texture, into the perfect forging art and craftsmanship
  • 【Multi-functional Chef's Knife】- The Gyutou knife is made of high carbon AUS-8 stainless steel, classified as designed to be a multipurpose knife, and features a 15° ultra-sharp edge angle for a noticeably sharper cutting face. It cuts, dices, slices, chops, and also cuts meat off bones.
  • 【Comfortable & Ergonomic handle】- RASSE Japanese chef knife designed uses Mkuruti rosewood coming from tropical. And features an ergonomically designed octagonal balanced wood handle, minimizing wrist tension and different aspects giving you great flexibility to adjust your cutting angle; while providing a secure, comfortable grip
  • 【How to Care Knife】 - To maximize the performance and longevity of your chef knife, carefully wash with warm soapy water, No abrasive sponges, then rinse and dry completely with a soft towel. Never put the knife in the dishwasher or leave it soaking in water. And always keep your knife dry and clean!
  • 【Ideal Cooking Cookware Gift Choice】 - Japanese chef knives have a lifetime warranty, perfect for home cooks and professional chefs alike. And with gift box packaging is the perfect gift for family and friends at Christmas, weddings, birthdays, Father's Day, and Mother's Day
Bestseller No. 4
ASETY Japanese Knife Set 3 PCS, NSF Certified Damascus Kitchen Knife Set with VG10 Steel Core, Ultra-Sharp Professional Chef Knife Set and Full Tang G10 Handle, Gift Box
  • VG-10 DAMASCUS STEEL: Sharp out of the box-Here is your new Damascus knife set with a hand-polished sharp edge of 15 degrees per side. We are always capable of precise and very thinner slicing. The 67-layered 10Cr15CoMoV steel has a hardness of 60-62 HRC, it can remain its sharpness even after long-term use.
  • G-10 MILITARY-GRADE HANDLE: Easy to Grip- Our chef knife made of G-10 handle that is durable and comfortable. It has a triple rivet design as well as a full tang. The handle is incredibly ergonomic and prevents fatigue even after using the knife for extended periods. Perfer for beginners and chefs.
  • FULL TANG KITCHEN KNIFE: Easy to use-With forged one-piece knife that allows for a comfortable feel and unwavering strength with its cuts. The 60° sloped bolster for you thumb to make the knife feel like a natural part of your hand. The front and rear cutting design best at natural rocking.
  • DAMASCUS KITCHEN KNIFE SET: Well-balanced design-The set includes 8in chef's knife, 7in santoku knife and 5.5in utility knife. All knife of ASETY Damascus is NSF certified. We make cutting easier and safety!
  • LIFETIME GUARANTEE: Forget warranties, we'll replace it for free if you encounter any and all quality issues. ASETY is not just a knife, but the perfect gift for wedding, birthday, housewarming, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Hey, start your cooking story here!
Bestseller No. 5
Professional Kitchen Knives High Carbon Stainless Steel Chef Knife Set,3PCS Ultra Sharp Japanese Knife with Sheath,Ergonomic Pakkawood Handle Elegant Gift Box for Home or Restaurant
  • 🔪【Professional Kitchen Knife Set】SANDEWILY 3PCS chef knife set include a 8-inch chef knife,a 7.5-inch cutting knife,and a 5-inch paring knife,they are the best choices for cutting,dicing,slicing,chopping vegetables fruits meats cheeses etc.To be a professional chef,this unique/multi-purpose/carefully-designed set is preferred.These professional knives will be your dependable companion,easy cooking effortless.
  • 🍉【Comfortable Use】The handle is made from Pakka wood,and the knife neck and tail are designed with steel cushion. The firm and durable cushion provides perfect stability and control force. The material is not easy to shrink,fade and deform. The size, length and shape of the handle conform to ergonomics,which can provide better grip strength,comfort and flexibility,and reduce fatigue caused by long-term use. And make sure each knife has a sheath to protect your blade and fingers.
  • 🍖【High Quality Steel】Our chef knives are made from the German high-quality high carbon stainless steel,the blade has high hardness anti-corrosion,wear-resistant,durable and sharpness. The carbon content is 0.5%,it make the hardness to HRC56±2. With carefully sharpening by our professional craftsmen,the blade edge reached 8-12 degrees per side. Be careful,these knives are extremely sharp! Mind you don't cut yourself.
  • 🍕【Easy to Wash and Stain Resistant】Food grade metallic paint has beautiful luster,laminated polishing can prevent tool rust, corrosion and adhesion,clean and sanitary structure,and will not fade or lose luster even after long-term use. This set of kitchen knife is easy to clean and can accompany you for a long time under the proper cleaning method. Hand washing is better. Please dry it with a cloth after washing. This set of knives is perfect for family and restaurant kitchen .
  • 🌽【Gifts and Excellent service】SANDEWILY kitchen knife set is equipped with scabbard and a premium box. It is an ideal gift of choice for birthday,wedding, anniversary,Mother's Day,Father's Day,Christmas,chef,family warmth and so on. If you have any questions,please feel free to contact us. We want each of customers to have a 100% good shopping experience.
Bestseller No. 6
Traditional Japanese Professional Kitchen Chef Knife Set - Premium Gyuto Santoku Nakiri Petty High Corrosion Resistance Full Tang Knife Set
  • HIGH QUALITY STAINLESS STEEL: Our 420HC stainless steel blades are heat treated for optimum hardness and edge retention while maintaining the ability to be sharpened to a razor edge. The steel used is perfect for kitchen specific tasks because of its corrosion resistance, preventing it from oxidizing with rust when it comes to contact with meat, fruits and vegetables. Our steel blades run the length of the knife and through the handle for a full-tang design.
  • 4 PIECE KNIFE SET: GYUTO, the Japanese equivalent of a typical European chef knife handling heavy tasks. SANTOKU which means ‘three virtues’ in Japanese is the all-purpose knife used to cut fish, meat and vegetables. NAKIRI is the Western style double bevel equivalent and is ideal for precision knife cuts for vegetables. Our PETTY is a small utility and paring knife that is the perfect solution for skinning small fruits, fresh herbs and smaller vegetables, especially when precision is required.
  • FULL-TANG TRADITIONAL ROSEWOOD HANDLE: We wanted the handle of our knives to be able to remain in great working condition and maintain the test of time through use and ware. We thought of no other material to use in our handles than Rosewood. Praised for its natural ability to be strong and heavy while being able to maintain a polish. Using Rosewood and our full-tang knife design allows the blade to run throughout the Rosewood handle, giving you a balanced feel when manipulating your knife.
  • DESIGNED FOR CHEFS: The first and last set of knives you will need in the kitchen. With our coveted GYUTO knife, you have a “beef-sword” that is capable of dispatching anything on the chopping block. The SANTOKU knife's versatility will make quick tasks of anything from meat to vegetables and fruits, it will handle it all. Our NIKIRI knife makes any vegetable prep easy work. And the PETTY knife is ideal for small delicate work requiring finesse from fine herbs, fresh produce and small fruits.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE: Your satisfaction is our GUARANTEE. We are so confident that you will love your Traditional Japanese Kitchen Knife Set that if you don’t feel the same way we do, you can contact our customer support team within 30 days of purchase and request a return, we will refund you the total amount paid. If you received a knife set with any imperfections, you can also contact our support team and we will issue a return and send you a brand new one in the mail.
Bestseller No. 7
[8 Inch]Chef Knife,FANTECK Kitchen Knife VG10 Damascus Professional Sharp High Carbon Stainless Steel 67-Layer Meat Sushi Fruit Cutting Gyuto Chef Knife[Gift Box]Ergonomic Pakkawood Handle-Acrylic Rim
  • [Ultra Sharp 8 Inches Damascus Chef Knife]: V-sharp edge accurately hand sharpened to 10-15°per side for an effortless slicing experience. This mens & womens chef knife can be used with both left and right hands. It is suitable for chopping, mincing, slicing and dicing any fruit, fish, meat, sushi and vegetables for both home and restaurant kitchens.
  • [VG-10 Japanese Damascus Steel High Carbon Material]: Expertly crafted from 67 Layers VG-10 Japanese high carbon stainless steel ensures exceptional strength, durability and stain resistance. V-Gold 10 Japanese super steel cutting core at 62+ Rockwell hardness. Vacuum heat treatment and nitrogen cooling technique are implemented, thus get the best characterization of the steel.
  • [Comfortable Ergonomic Pakka Handle with Acrylic Rim]: The ergonomics handle contribute excellent grip and perfect balance, superior control, agility and comfort with ergonomic brown Pakkawood handle with acrylic rim. The curve design from the handle to the tip is labor-saving cutting - "lever", which can achieve good up and down "rocker" and front and rear cutting action, without causing physical fatigue, let us cut faster, More efficient.
  • [Exquisite Gift Box & Mini Sharpener & Knife Sheath]: This Japanese Damascus Chef Knife with a exquisite Gift Box, a mini sharpener and a knife sheath is very suitable as a gift to parents and friends on kinds of festivals, such as Mother's Day, Father's Day、Thanksgiving Day、Black Friday、Christmas day、New Year、Easter Day、Halloween、birthday, etc.
  • [Fanteck’s Care]: 100% SATISFACTION OR MONEY BACK., FANTECK LIFETIME WARRANTY against defect. Try it risk free. We are committed to providing you with quality products and friendly service.
SaleBestseller No. 8
Sharp: The Definitive Introduction to Knives, Sharpening, and Cutting Techniques, with Recipes from Great Chefs
  • Hardcover Book
  • Donald, Josh (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 06/05/2018 (Publication Date) - Chronicle Books (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 9
Cangshan Z Series 1024180 German Steel Forged 17-Piece Knife Block Set, Walnut
  • Hand crafted full tang knives forged from tight grained, X50CrMoV15 German Steel for incredible durability, stain resistance and exceptional edge retention. 2019 Houseware Design Award Winner. USPTO Patented Design.
  • Each blade goes through an (ultra6) stage heat treatment ensuring every blade maintains it strength and function. Hand sharpened to a 16-degree angle per side. HRC 58 +/- 2 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale.
  • Set Includes: 8" chef's knife, 8" bread knife, 7" santoku knife, 6" boning knife, 5" serrated utility knife, 5" tomato knife, 3.5" paring knife, 2.75" peeling knife, 6 x 5" straight-edge steak knives, 8" honing steel, 9" 2-piece Shears and a solid walnut wood block that houses each knife perfectly.
  • Designed to help you accomplish a variety of cutting tasks with ease and confidence, this set includes all the most common kitchen knives, as well as some specialty knives for more advanced prep work. Also included is a 6-piece steak knife set.
  • NSF International Certified. Lifetime Warranty against manufacturer defects. Wash knives with warm water and a little detergent, rinse carefully and dry with a towel.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Damascus Chef Knife - 8 Inch Japanese VG10 Kiritsuke Knife - Super Sharp 67-Layer High Carbon Stainless Steel Gyuto Knife - Ergonomic Black Ebony Wood Grain Handle - Kitchen Knife with Gift Box
  • 【High Quality Blade】: This japanese chef knife is made of 67 layers of VG-10 high-carbon stainless steel (HRC 60±2). The high-quality steel improves the hardness of the blade and is easy to maintain. It has very good durability, anti-rust, anti-corrosion, and does not change color. Very suitable for all kinds of slicing, dicing and chopping. Easily complete your daily kitchen work.
  • 【Super Sharp 8 inch chef's knife】: This kiritsuke knife has ultra-sharp edges and perfect arc (10-15° on each side), which meets all the chef's requirements for the knife. Each knife is carefully processed and forged and vacuum heat-treated and polished through multiple processes to achieve the best balance of hardness, toughness and sharpness, providing unparalleled performance.
  • 【Octagonal ebony handle】: This damascus kitchen knife uses an ergonomic octagonal ebony handle that is very comfortable, providing excellent grip and perfect balance, excellent control, agility and comfort. The proper balance weight between the handle and the thin blade ensures easy movement. Even if you use it for a long time, no matter your hand size, left or right or holding position, you will not feel tired and uncomfortable.
  • 【Wide Range of Uses】: This gyuto chef knife japanese can easily handle your daily kitchen work. You can cut, slice, dice and chop all kinds of meat, fish, vegetables, fruits, bread, sushi, etc. It is suitable for Home and restaurant kitchen.
  • 【Perfect Gift】:Comes with exquisite high-end white gift box packaging! If you are looking for a unique and exquisite gift, then this japanese kitchen knife is a good choice. The perfect gift for home chefs and cooking enthusiasts, mothers, fathers, grandparents, friends or yourself.

Last update on 2022-12-06 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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