Our most popular 8-inch stainless steel Japanese Chef's Knife from Itami Matsumoto is a wonder in the kitchen. The elegant, angular blade is well suited to most food preparation tasks, and it's sturdy build ensures it will last generations to come.
Chefs the world over use this knife for many kitchen prep tasks. The home chef will find it ideal for the following activities:
The knife features a 60-layer Damascus steel construction and handle made from birch that has been treated to resist the cracking, checking, warping, surface oxidation, and dulling that many inferior knives display with age.
Each knife is unique. Wood grain and Damascus steel will have slight variations in pattern and color.
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