Shun Cutlery’s Premier 8-Inch Chef’s Knife is lightweight and agile, features an extremely comfortable grip, and makes this knife the easy choice for a variety of kitchen needs. The 8-inch length and razor-sharp edge are perfect for slicing, dicing, cutting and chopping a full range of vegetables, fruits and other foods. Additionally, the wide blade makes transferring food from board to pan simple and painless. The hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade and proprietary, strong VG-MAX cutting core with 34 layers of Damascus cladding on each side, create a knife that will blow away the competition. Not only is this knife effective at food preparation, the beautifully crafted tool is truly a piece of art. With its contoured walnut-colored PakkaWood handle, hammered tsuchime finish and embossed end cap, The Shun Premier Chef’s Knife is a gorgeous addition to any family or professional kitchen.