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Pros: Great budget Chef's Knife that is a favorite with many Culinary Chefs and line cooks. Easy to wash just throw in the dishwasher and the design help to keep bacteria at bay.
Cons: As with many budget knives you do get what you pay for, the handle is prone to melting if placed near a hob and the knife blade can sometimes show rust spots if not properly dried before storage. The blade tip can break if used for purposes other than slicing and dicing!

Victorinox 8-Inch Fibrox Chef’s KnifeThe Victorinox 40520 Fibrox 8-Inch Chef’s Knife features an 8-inch high carbon, stainless steel blade

This Victorinox Chef Knife has been hand finished in Switzerland, during the manufacturing process a special tempering process has been used the ensure that the knifes edge can be re-sharpened over and over again – High-carbon stainless steel blade provides maximum sharpness and edge retention.

Each of the Victorinox 40520 knife blades have been conically ground lengthwise and crosswise ensuring minimal resistance while cutting plus each knife has been laser tested to ensure optimum cutting quality and power.

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The handle on the Victorinox Chef’s Knife is a 2 inch Fibrox handle that is slip resistant with a textured grip.

Hand washing this knife is recommended each knife comes with a lifetime warranty.

Our Verdict:

The Victorinox 40520 is a great high quality budget knife that is lightweight, sharp, long lasting and extremely comfortable to hold.

This knife holds an edge well, cuts well, and cleans well and the blade is just the right balance between stiff and flexible and just a few swipes of the sharpening steel and it’s good as new again.

The Fibrox material hand grip is nonslip no matter if you have grease or oil on your hands.

Victorinox knives are the go-to knife for many professional chefs who are looking for an everyday knife for the kitchen.

For the money you really can’t go wrong with this chef’s knife and if looked after correctly there is no reason why this knife will not last for years.

Victorinox 8 Inch Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife 40520, 47520, 45520 Frustration Free Packaging

Price: $44.95

4.8 out of 5 stars (4988 customer reviews)

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