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Pros: This knife collection is made from carbon stainless steel that creates a stronger harder blade that helps resist stains rust and pitting. affordable price for a collection of knives for the kitchen. the hardwood knife block looks great on anyone's kitchen counter top.
Cons: The larger knives do not line up when sitting in the knife block, which is a shame. there have been reports of the knife blades fracturing and breaking after a few months of use.

Chicago Cutlery Fusion Knife Set 18 PieceChicago Cutlery is known for producing high quality, yet affordable knife sets for the home. They have been producing kitchen knives for over 40 years and are a good reliable brand.

This knife set is from the Chicago Cutlery Fusion range, Chicago Cutlery says that this is for the everyday home cook who wants to do things a little bit more professionally

The Chicago Cutlery Knife set is an 18 piece knife set that includes: 3-inch Peeler, 3-1/4-inch Parer, 5-inch Utility, 8 each 4-1/4-inch Flatware Steak Knives, 5-inch Partoku, 7-3/4-inch Serrated Bread knife, 7-inch Santoku knife, 7-3/4-inch Chef knife, 8-inch Slicer, and an 8-inch Sharpening Steel. The collection of knives come in a hardwood honey colored Maple knife block which is plated on the top for strength.

Each of the blades has been forged from high quality stainless steel and they have black comfort grip poly handles that allow for a sturdy grip as well as a comfortable hold on all of the knives. The high carbon stainless steel helps to create a stronger harder knife blade that resists stains and pitting.

The Chicago Cutlery utilizes an exclusive taper grind edge technology that provides optimum sharpness that offers up precise cutting and makes the kitchen knives easy to resharpen. The stainless steel pates at the end of each kitchen knife makes this Chicago Cutlery knife set look sleek on any modern contemporary kitchen counter top.

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What’s Included in the Knife Set:

  • 3 inch Peeler.
  • 3 1/4 inch Parer.
  • 5 inch Utility knife.
  • X8 4 1/4 inch Steak knives.
  • 5 inch Partoku.
  • 7 3/4-inch Serrated Bread knife.
  • 7 inch Santoku knife.
  • 7 3/4-inch Chef’s knife.
  • 8 inch Slicer.
  • 8 inch Sharpening Steel.

Our Verdict:

This Chicago Knife set is one of the best selling knife sets made by Chicago Cutlery and is one of the best sellers over at Amazon. The reviews all praise this knife set as “well worth the money” and a great investment.

The knife set is heavy, well balanced, sharp, sleek, and feel great in the hand. The specialized knives come with a black polymer, ‘non slip’ soft grip handles and the steak knives have stainless steel handles.

You will find that the steak knives are not serrated, this may be an issue for some but I can assure you that they are razor sharp and cut through steak like butter.

There is also a sharpening tool included in this knife set which is a nice little bonus. On the downside the knives when sitting in the knife block don’t really line up as they should do which is a shame, but this is one small gripe, the overall quality of the knives outweigh this small issue.

As with any knife make sure that you wash and dry them by hand to avoid spotting. For the price you can’t go wrong with this knife set from Chicago Cutlery – A great investment.

Chicago Cutlery Fusion Knife Block Set 1090390, 18-Pieces, Stainless Steel

Price: $302.78

4.4 out of 5 stars (1085 customer reviews)

1 used & new available from $302.78