The "workhorse" knife. A chef knife is an essential kitchen knife, designed to perform well at many different kitchen tasks. Our chef knives are center-weighted and balance thinness and precision, with durability and strength. If you only have one knife in your kitchen, this better be it.
Our most popular size, the 8.5” blade length is a size most people are familiar with whether they use Western or Japanese style chef knives. The length of the blade can handle larger projects, as easily as it can be used for everyday cutting. Town Cutler chef knives can be found in professional and home kitchens around the world.
Blade Length: 8.5 in
Steel: Nitro-V Stainless Steel
Handle Material: Live-edge Buckeye Burl in Black Midnight Resin with Black G-10 Liner and Nickel Silver Frame Pins
Read our steel and care guides to learn how to care for your knife.
Desert Dawn Inspired by the high desert Nevada night skies. Made with Nitro-V stainless steel, which is known for its high corrosion resistance and long-lasting edge retention. The handles showcase live-edge Buckeye Burl set in black midnight resin, blue metallic flakes, and nickel silver frame pinning.