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Pros: A good Chef's Knife for the everyday kitchen, used by many professional line cooks due to it's affordability and durability.
Cons: If left in the sink rust spots may appear, also the knife edge tends to dull rather quickly but if you routinely use a knife steel this should not be an issue for you.

J.A. Henckels International 8 Inch Synergy Forged Chef’s KnifeThis Chef’s Knife from J.A. Henckels is a durable sturdy 8-inch budget Chef’s Knife that offers all-around versatility that’s great for cleaning vegetables, mincing herbs, chopping and dicing meat.

The Henckels Chef Knife is really a multipurpose Kitchen Knife that can tackle almost any kitchen task.

The knife blade is made from high-quality brushed stainless steel with a satin finish it also offers a molded POM handle with brushed stainless steel cap and rivets for a comfortable grip and contemporary look and feel.

This 8″ Chef’s Knife features a full rat tail tang for superior balance and strength and a full bolster acts as a finger guard so you have less chance of making a mistake and also provides much needed weight and helps to improve the overall safety.

The J.A. Henckels knives are precision forged from one solid piece of steel the edges of the forged Synergy knives are hand honed for extreme sharpness, and maintain longer cutting edge retention.

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Prepare your every day meals effortlessly with this convenient knife by J.A. Henckels International – this Chef Knife combines contemporary style with great value and excellent durability.

This stylish Chef’s Knife is protected by a lifetime warranty from the manufacturer against defects in material and/or craftsmanship. Hand-washing with mild cleanser recommended.

Our Verdict:

A versatile Chef’s Knife that can be used for pairing , preparing meat or fish. The knife really is superb quality that you come to expect from Henckels, very sharp and well balanced, easy to maintain, very nice to use.

Although this knife is from Henckals budget knife range and is made in China (with German steel) rather than Germany is still offers superior quality at an affordable price, it holds its edge, has a great handle, nice weight and is perfectly balanced – you really can’t beat the price on this one.

J.A. HENCKELS INTERNATIONAL Forged Synergy 8-inch Chef’s Knife

Price: $30.10

4.2 out of 5 stars (162 customer reviews)

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