Aspiring Chef

Knife Types

Learn about all the different knife shapes and the purposes behind the design.

Knife Materials

Why are some knives stainless steel while others are high carbon?  Learn more about the differences here!

Japanese Style vs. Western Style

Different areas of the world developed different knife shapes and designs.  Learn the what those differences are and the significance of those differences here.  From single bevel knives vs. double bevel to the different types of handles all make the weighting and balance of the knife unique.

Featured Knife Recommendations

If you are just starting out in the world of high quality Japanese knives or your lifestyles lend themselves to a slightly lower maintenance knife, here is our curated list of knives that may fit the best for you!