|•||Ergonomic poly-resign handle is contoured for comfort and well balanced for control and precision|
|•||Damascus style blade clad with 33 stainless steel layers|
|•||VG-1 Japanese steel for exceptional sharpness and ultimate edge retention|
|•||Distinctive style, exceptional rigidity and rust resistance -- Will not chip, crack or peel; Hand washing is recommended|
|•||Integrated bolster design provides a secure, comfortable grip and offers increased control|
|•||Traditional blade shapes enhanced for ease of use and precision|
Combining features of a chef's knife and a cleaver, the Santoku is an all-purpose knife that's ideal for cutting meat, fish and vegetables. The word santoku means "three good things" - a reference to the three cutting tasks it performs so well: slicing, dicing and mincing. The kullens along the edge help reduce friction, which prevents food from sticking. 3 ways to use knife: cut meat, slice fish, chop vegetables. Winner of the Housewares Design Award for innovative design in cutlery; Features a Lifetime warranty.
Named for the sacred sword carried by Japan's Samurai warriors, Calphalon Katana Series cutlery has its roots in a centuries-old tradition of superior cutlery craftsmanship. Like the awe-inspiring swords wielded by the Samurai, Calphalon Katana Series cutlery is crafted using a time-honored layering process that not only imparts exceptional sharpness and durability to the blade, but also gives the knives their distinctive, beautiful surface pattern. Just as the sword served as an extension of the Samurai's body and spirit, Calphalon Katana Series cutlery will become an extension of your hand and creativity in the kitchen. Take it up with pride.
9.75-inches (from handle butt to blade tip)