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Collection: Gyuto / Chefs

A Japanese chef's knife is known as a gyuto (牛刀 ぎゅうとう) gyūtō?), literally meaning 'beef knife'. Its blade resembles a flatter version of a French chef's knife. Japanese cutlery is known for sharpness due to its acute blade geometry, and the hardness of the steel used, sometimes exceeding 60 HRC on the Rockwell Scale A typical western chef's knife may be sharpened to an edge angle of 20-22°, while a Japanese gyuto generally has a sharper edge angle of 15-18° (or even lower), which requires a harder, more brittle grade of steel. In recent years Japanese gyuto have gained in popularity with western chefs.

A modern chef's knife is a multi-purpose knife designed to perform well at many differing kitchen tasks, rather than excelling at any one in particular. It can be used for mincing, slicing, and chopping vegetables, slicing meat, and disjointing large cuts.

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  • Tanaka Ginsan (Silver 3, 銀三) Nashiji Gyuto 210 / 240 mm Lite
    Tanaka Ginsan (Silver 3, 銀三) Nashiji Gyuto 210 / 240 mm Lite
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    $196.00
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    $196.00
  • Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto 240 mm by Shiro Kamo
    Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto 240 mm by Shiro Kamo
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    $160.77
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    $160.77
  • K&S Custom Saya for Gyuto, African Wenge
    K&S Custom Saya for Gyuto, African Wenge
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    $42.00
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    $42.00
  • Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto 210 mm by Shiro Kamo
    Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto 210 mm by Shiro Kamo
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    $146.28
  • Wakui Gyuto White 2 Stainless Clad Kurouchi Hammered Finish
    Wakui Gyuto White 2 Stainless Clad Kurouchi Hammered Finish
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    $190.00
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    $190.00
  • Wakui Gyuto White 2 Stainless Clad Kurouchi Nashiji Finish
    Wakui Gyuto White 2 Stainless Clad Kurouchi Nashiji Finish
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    $190.00
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    $190.00
  • Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto Kiritsuke Ktip 240 mm by Shiro Kamo
    Shinko Seilan Aogami Super Gyuto Kiritsuke Ktip 240 mm by Shiro Kamo
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    $164.91
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    $164.91
  • Sukenari ZDP189 Gyuto Hairline 210mm / 240mm / 270mm
    Sukenari ZDP189 Gyuto Hairline 210mm / 240mm / 270mm
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    $325.00
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    $325.00
  • Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Gyuto 210 mm Hammered Finish
    Yoshimune Sanjo White 2 Stainless Clad Gyuto 210 mm Hammered Finish
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    $150.00
  • Tanaka Blue 2 Nashiji Gyuto 240mm Lite
    Tanaka Blue 2 Nashiji Gyuto 240mm Lite
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    $220.00
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    $220.00
  • Kurosaki Kurouchi Gyuto 210 mm Aogai Super (Blue Super, AS)
    Kurosaki Kurouchi Gyuto 210 mm Aogai Super (Blue Super, AS)
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    $200.00
  • Tanaka Blue 2 Nashiji Gyuto 210mm Lite
    Tanaka Blue 2 Nashiji Gyuto 210mm Lite
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    $195.00