Shun

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Chef's 8"

$99.95

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This is the place to start your Shun Sora collection. In Japan, the Sora Chef's Knife would be called a gyuto. It's used for all the same purposes as a chef's knife—all-around food preparation. But it has slightly less curve than a Western chef's knife, which means it contacts the cutting board along more of its length, so more food is cut per slice. The Sora has a gentle roll off the tip compared to the large roll of a Western style knife, so the Sora needs to be lifted less, making cutting more efficient. What's more, with Sora, you... Read More

This is the place to start your Shun Sora collection. In Japan, the Sora Chef's Knife would be called a gyuto. It's used for all the same purposes as a chef's knife—all-around food preparation. But it has slightly less curve than a Western chef's knife, which means it contacts the cutting board along more of its length, so more food is cut per slice. The Sora has a gentle roll off the tip compared to the large roll of a Western style knife, so the Sora needs to be lifted less, making cutting more efficient. What's more, with Sora, you get handcrafted Japanese quality at an amazing price.

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  • THE must-have kitchen knife
  • Blade Length: 8 in. (203mm)
  • Blade Steel: VG10
  • Blade Steel Layers: 3 layer, san mai edge
  • Blade Edge: Non-Serrated
  • Handle Material: Textured TPE
  • Proprietary Composite Blade Technology puts high-performance VG10 steel on the cutting edge and highly corrosion-resistant Japanese 420J stainless steel on the blade upper
  • San mai edge construction protects and supports the VG10 cutting core; razor-sharp 16° edge each side for quick, easy cutting
  • Traditional handle design in textured PP/TPE polymer blend provides a contemporary look, secure grip and balance, and is easy to maintain
  • Blade tang extends all the way to the embossed handle medallion for strength and balance
  • Handcrafted in Japan

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Incredibly sharp edges and unmatched aesthetics set Shun kitchen knives apart. Every Shun requires at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete.

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