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Faraday's Kitchen Store - 12918 Shops Parkway, Suite 540, Austin, TX 78738 - Call Us 512-266-5666
Faraday's Kitchen Store - 12918 Shops Parkway, Suite 540, Austin, TX 78738 - Call Us 512-266-5666

Shun Premier 5.5" Santoku Knife

by KAI USA
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Original price $219.00
Current price $174.95
The Shun Premier 5.5 inch Santoku is ideal for chopping, mincing and slicing. The in-between weight and size of this knife make it perfect for medium-sized kitchen tasks, from slicing carrots and shallots to mincing herbs to cutting chocolate or butter. Cooks with smaller hands or those who simply prefer a smaller, lighter knife may find that this smaller santoku becomes a top go-to knife. While the blade is extremely strong and will hold its edge, Japanese Steel does not have flexibility so we do not advise using this knife on bone in meats, frozen fruits, or stone cutting boards.

Faraday's carries the Shun Classic, Shun Premier and Shun Kanso kitchen knife lines made by KAI USA. The Shun Premier line is an elegant and beautiful line of knives, unlike any knives you own. The VG-MAX cutting core is wear resistant, corrosion resistant, and holds a fine, sharp edge with a 16-degree angle on each side. 68 micro layers of Damascus cladding look beautiful, support and protect the core. Each knife is hammered by hand with a technique known as tsuchime, giving a beautiful finish that works to reduce knife dragging while preventing food from sticking to the blade. The beautifully grained walnut PakkaWood handles nestle comfortably in the hand, and the Shun logo embossed on the bottom adds balance and beauty to the knife, whether in the hand or at rest in the block. It is not recommended to put Shun Premier (or any quality knife) in the dishwasher.