The Wüsthof Classic Chef and Paring knife Set is a handy set for all of your kitchen needs. These knives from the Classic Series are precision forged from high carbon, no-stain steel leaving a seamless, hygienic fit between handle, bolster and full tang. Each knife edge is skillfully honed by hand and the full blade is perfectly balanced, which makes any cutting job effortless and smooth in your kitchen. Taking a look at these two knifes, you have the chef and the paring knife, both very versatile and capable. The paring knife is considered the most versatile of all the knifes, from mincing onions and herbs, to cleaning and cutting fruits and vegetables. The chef knife, also called the cook knife, is the most essential of all knives used in the kitchen. It can coarse or fine chop, mince and dice virtually every kind of food and most chefs refer to this knife as an extension of their hand. This package deal makes for a great gift, or you might keep it for yourself once you see just how amazing a Wüsthof knife is.
All of the Wüsthof knives originate from Solingen, Germany. The Wüsthof name has been around since 1814, and they have set the industry standard for designing and manufacturing precision-forged knives. This German-based manufacturer is a respectable company with such a high standard, fine quality, and deep knowledge in the knife industry, we were sold on just how amazing these knives really are, and so will you.Learn the proper technique of Honing and Sharpening your Knives in our post Knife Sharpening 101.
I bought mine (the chefs knife) from a kitchen shop several years ago, and this is about the only knife I use. Has never needed sharpened and it truly is the best knife I have ever used. I was told all their cutlery is like that, and made a believer out of me! Well worth the money!Review by fritz (Posted on 3/5/14)