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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 8" Chef's Knife

by KAI USA
Save $47.05
Original price $232.00
Current price $184.95
The Shun Premier 8 inch (20 cm) Chef's Knife is the most versatile knife you will own. The eight-inch length is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. With its curved belly, the Chef's knife can be gently "rocked" through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. Shun Premier's thinner blades makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style Chef's knives. 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.