Best Chefs Knives

Top 10 Rated Chefs Knives 2014

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The finest quality chefs knives are guaranteed to last you many years and provide versatile function in the kitchen. We looked for a variety of factors as we selected our top 10 knives, including:

1. Durable, strong forged steel
2. A full tang for extra strength
3. Comfortable, non-slip handle for big or small hands
4. A balanced feel
5. A sharp, rounded edge that allows a quick rocking motion
6. Lightweight enough not to tire the arm
7. Hefty enough to cut through tough foods
8. A polished, stain-resistant blade
9. Ease of cleaning and sharpening

While some knives advertise being dishwasher safe, it’s always advisable with top-quality chefs knives to hand wash them with a special cleanser to lengthen their lifespan.

8 inches
Made in Japan
Forged high carbon stainless steel
1 pound

A high-quality chefs knife from Japan, this Global 8-inch knife features a razor-sharp blade that comes to a thin point instead of beveling.Lightweight….
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8 inches
High carbon stainless steel
Made in Germany
8.6 ounces

With incredible balance, this Henckels Four Star chefs knife allows you to rock the rounded blade up and down for fast….
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Global GF-34  9.5/10

10 ½ inches
Forged high carbon stainless steel
Made in Japan

A long, razor-sharp blade makes this Global 10 ½-inch chefs knife a boon to any kitchen. Perfectly suited to cutting large pieces of meat and fish, the blade stays sharp….
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OXO 1064648  9/10

8-inch chef knife
Stainless steel
0.3 lbs.

We were very impressed that the OXO Good Grips Professional 8-inch chef knife is as sharp and well balanced as it is, given the knife’s low price…
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8 inches
Non-porous ceramic material
Black blade

The Finesseur Ceramic Knife asserts that its ultra-strong ceramic material holds its razor sharp edge longer than traditional stainless steel. We can certainly…
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Shun DM0706  8.5/10

8 inches
High carbon VG-10 stainless steel
Made in Japan

A stunningly attractive Japanese chefs knife from Shun, this 8-inch knife has a double-beveled blade and a black laminated…
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8 inches
Forged high carbon stainless steel
11.8 ounches

The Chicago Cutlery Centurion 8-inch chefs knife features a sharp blade edge from the start, and it stays sharp for long periods of time with proper…
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Victorinox 40520  7.5/10

8 inches
Made in Switzerland
High carbon stainless steel
8 ounces

A fine-quality chefs knife for only $24.98, this Victorinox 8-inch knife has a textured grip and a lightweight, balanced feel. Perfect for chopping, slicing, and mincing…
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8 inches
Made in Germany
Forged high carbon stainless steel
11.2 ounches

Designed to have a sturdy balance, this J. A. Henckels 8-inch chefs knife is perfectly suited to repetitive chopping, mincing, and slicing. The rounded blade allows you to work…
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8 inches
Forged high carbon German stainless steel
Full tang

A high-quality chefs knife for only $29.99, this Calphalon contemporary 8-inch knife is forged from high carbon stainless steel from its tip to its tang. Very secure…
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