Made in Japan.
The Grand Chef series from Sakai Takayuki is a high-grade knife designed for professionals and is manufactured from Bohler-Uddeholm Swedish steel. This special steel alloy has very low impurities, is highly rust resistant and offers exceptional sharpness. The shape of each knife in the line is designed to maximize cutting performance as well as user comfort.
Sakai Takayuki has been producing traditional hand forged and hybrid knives for 70 years and is one of the most well-known and respected Japanese knife makers.
Sakai, Japan was the home of traditional sword forging and craftsmanship for 600 years and the craftsmen at Sakai Takayuki employ these same forging techniques to produce knives of incredible quality and sharpness.
- Handle material Pressed Wood
- Blade length 210 mm (8.3")
- Thickness at spine 2 mm
- Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
- Hardness (Rockwell scale) 58
- Handwash in warm water and towel dry
- Do not cut frozen foods
- Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your knife.