What are the best kitchen knives?

These are the knives that have the cutting edge in design and as well as in quality. The price tag may be on the upside but you get the value you pay for. An upfront but calculated investment for beginners and professionals in the kitchen.

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    #1Zwilling Professional "S" 8" Chef's Knife

    Zwilling Professional "S" 8" Chef's Knife

    Zwilling's Professional "S" series are Sigmaforged knives made from a single piece of high carbon stainless steel which heightens precision and consistency. The blade goes through an ice-hardening process, Friodur to ensure that it stays sharp longer.

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    Christine Estrada
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Since my brother broke my Zwilling chef knife last Thanksgiving, I was forced to buy a new one. Some friends suggested I get a Japanese knife set but I decided to just go for an upgrade and purchase the Pro "S" Series, and it's been my best decision to date ☺️😎 Maybe a little too much, but I'm happy with the weight and maneuverability of the blade. "
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    #2Global G-2

    Global G-2

    Global Knives are made with CROMOVA 18, a high carbon stainless steel that is ice- tempered for lasting edge retention. The 8" blade is most suitable for cutting vegetables as it's known for its lightweight feature.

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    Stephen Collins
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I got this knife in addition to my pre-existing set. I spend most of my time in the kitchen so this was a worthy investment. How can you go wrong with a set of Japanese knives when it's the same country who made those super sharp samurai blades?????? LOL"
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    #3Victorinox Fibrox Pro 8" Chef's Knife

    Victorinox Fibrox Pro 8" Chef's Knife

    A versatile chef's knife is an essential tool in every kitchen. The Fibrox Pro 8" Chef’s Knife is optimally weighted with a non-slip ergonomic handle to reduce hand and wrist fatigue. The razor sharp edge makes it ideal for carving meat but it can also be used for smaller tasks.

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    Hemant Rathore
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I'm just gonna go and say that this is the best chef's knife under $100!!! It does the job and it doesn't hurt the bank. I've been using this for 3 years now and it's easy to clean and I don't have to sharpen it often. I'm satisfied with the quality as well as it's value for money"
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    #4Wusthof Classic Ikon 7" Santoku

    Wusthof Classic Ikon 7" Santoku
    The 7" Santoku knife is designed with a thinner blade that is 20% sharper and has twice the edge retention of a typical knife. The air pockets reduce friction by preventing food from sticking to the blade, while the contoured handle is meant for comfort and control.
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    Kelly Shaw
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I got this as a gift for a friend who is a chef and she couldn't be more thrilled. She has relatively small hands and she got a good grip on this one xoxo"
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    #5Mac MTH-80

    Mac MTH-80

    Mac Professional 8" Hollow Edged Knife is perfect for everyday use either at home or in a professional kitchen. The hollow edge enables the blade to glide through food seamlessly. Plus, the combination of a thinner blade with a lighter bolster give you a well-balanced grip.

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    Lin Ma
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "This was the first branded knife we bought as a couple since we lived together. 5 years together and this knife is still in our kitchen doing the job it's meant to do. I was amazed when I was first slicing potatoes, those dimples matter ya'll!"
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    #6Messermeister Meridian Elite Stealth Chef's Knives

    Messermeister Meridian Elite Stealth Chef's Knives

    Messermeister's Elite Stealth Chef Knife is 25% thinner than the original blade which makes it 10% lighter than it's traditional counterparts. This all-around hot-drop hammer forged knife can be used to accomplish 90% of all cutting tasks.

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    Crystal Barnett
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I've been looking for the best kitchen knife like I'm looking for "The One" and boy am I glad that the search is over. Most knives just don't cut it (pun intended), at least not like this. It flies through vegetables, and parts through meat just how I want it."
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    #7Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife

    Shun Classic 9" Bread Knife

    The 9” Japanese serrated blade is ideal for cutting through artisan bread and/or delicate fruits and vegetables. The Damascus finish on the stainless steel blade comes with a Pekkawood handle designed for durability and comfort.

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    Eugene Owens
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Since this is the kind of knife that doesn’t really get sharpened at home, It’s quite on the expensive side but definitely worth it. I’ve gone through a lot of knife brands thinking that it all did the same job but NOOOOOOOO… Japanese knives are DIFFERENT! Gone are the days of mushy, crushed bread and fruit "
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    #8Wusthof Classic 3 1/2" Paring Knife

    Wusthof Classic 3 1/2" Paring Knife

    Made with high carbon stainless steel and new edge technology makes the blade sharper by 14 degrees. Wusthof Classic 3 ½” paring knife is great for deveining, peeling, and chopping small fruits, and vegetables.

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    Terry Young
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "I used to underestimate the power of a good paring knife in the kitchen. I’m a college student living in a dorm and this comes in real handy for almost everything I eat like fruits, vegies, and sometimes cheese. "

Summary

Best What are the best kitchen knives
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Zwilling Professional "S" 8" Chef's KnifeOther 20 Paid
2Global G-2Other 13 Paid
3Victorinox Fibrox Pro 8" Chef's KnifeOther 8 Paid
4Wusthof Classic Ikon 7" SantokuOther 3 Paid
5Mac MTH-80Other 3 Paid
6Messermeister Meridian Elite Stealth Chef's KnivesOther 2 Paid
7Shun Classic 9" Bread KnifeOther 2 Paid
8Wusthof Classic 3 1/2" Paring KnifeOther 1 Paid
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