The Benifuji Chefs Knife is shaped in the traditional European style and is an all-purpose knife suitable for chopping, shredding, cutting, slicing and cubing all meat, fish and vegetables. The kitchen classic, a chefs knife is an all-purpose blade ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks from slicing, dicing and chopping fruits and vegetables as well as many other foods.
Also available in an 18cm variant.
Kai Benifuji is part of the Seki Magoroku range of knives. Many celebrated swords were born in Seki area and in the Kamakura era. The master craftsman “Magoroku of Seki” had the original technique producing beautiful swords which were high quality and had outstanding sharpness. Made in Japan, these knives have a full tang which makes them robust and eases hand fatigue. Constructed from AUS-8A stainless steel, each blade is subjected to a 3 chamfering processes. This special grinding process reduces the friction against food and blade and gives you a knife with an extremely sharp cutting edge. Like others in the Kai family, the handle is made from hard-wearing PakkaWood which enables durability and comfort, as well as making it an attractive looking knife to have in your collection.
- Blade Material: Full tang, Japanese AUS-8A blade steel
- Cutting Angle: Double bevelled 16° cutting angle on each side.
- Hardness: 60 HRC.
- Handle Material: PakkaWood (premium, resin-impregnated hardwood)
- Blade length: 21cm
- Handcrafted in Japan
- Shun knives are provided with a limited warranty from manufacturing defects.
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