As 2014 comes to a close it is helpful to take a look at the top ten Best Chef Knives for 2015. There are plenty of good choices for a seasoned Chef or for a novice cooking in their home kitchen. We will look at 10 of the best chef knives you can buy for 2015. There is a large price range you can choose between when looking for a Chefs knife. You need to consider how often you will be using the knife and in what type of setting you will be using it in. Extreme durablity is needed in a commercial restaurant setting while if you are simply using for casual home use you may want to save a buck and go with a lesser expensive model that is not quite at durable. Lets Get Started.
The Victorian Swiss Army 8 inch Fibrox Straight Edge Chefs Knife is an 8 inch multipurpose Chefs knife meant for chopping, slicing, mincing, and dicing. It is a Carbon Stainless Steel blade . Handwashing is recommended with the knife. The Knife reviews very well with over 3,000 user reviews the Knife is still a 5 star rating. With a price of only $29.99 this is a great value knife to add to your kitchen.
This 8″ Wusthof is ideal for Slicing, Dicing, and Mincing. It is extremely Durable and the contoured design provides a very comfortable grip. Wusthof had specialized in making forged knives for decades so you can feel confident in the brand. Users absolutely love this knife and give it amazing reviews. Many users of this knife say they rarely have to sharpen it even after frequent use. The only negative is some people with smaller hands say the lightweight nature of the knife does not work well for them but these complaints are few and far between.
This 10″ stamped chefs knife from Victorinox is a durable and useful tool to add to your kitchen collection. The lightweight design of the knife and the length of the blade provides a comfortable tool for even chefs with larger hands. When you take price into consideration this knife will definitely give you your moneys worth. Users of this knife comment on how extremely sharp it is, however they do note that it can dull faster than some of the other competitors. A few users have had a problem with the blade becoming loose from the handle, but with a price under $100 this is a quality purchase for either commercial or personal use.
This 6″ Chef Knife from Wusthof is very convenient and great for cutting and chopping. The blade is a 6″ heavy forged blade and the knife is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. You need to consider your hand size when deciding on a chefs knife. This is a smaller knife which may work well for a user with small hands but for a chef with big hands this knife could be frustrating. The positives of this knife are the curved design, the strength of the blade, the ease of sharpening. This is a great smaller knife to add to your kitchen.
This Japanese Chefs Knife is a lighter thinner blade than a traditional chefs knife. Constructed of stainless steel and a pakkawood handle this knife provides a lot of comfort for the user. This is not machine wash friendly and needs to be hand washed. This knife is great for small hands and precision cutting. Great for chopping and mincing. The handle is beautifully designed and the blade is scary sharp. If you are looking for an alternative to your typical Chefs knife you should try a Japanese knife as many users love the difference especially for precision cutting and smaller hands.