This is the 10-piece knife set used by students at leading culinary academies. Made by Mercer, cutlery suppliers to over 90% of North American gastronomy institutes, the knife blades are forged from a single piece of high-carbon molten German steel that will not rust, corrode, or discolor through generations of use. Taper-ground edges slice or chop easily through food and maintain their sharpness much longer than typical beveled edges. The ergonomic handles are made from a patented thermoplastic elastomer that is non-slip to provide a confident grip whether hands are wet or dry, they are impervious to damage from kitchen oils, and withstand extreme temperature fluctuations. The set includes every knife essential to a culinary education (8" chef's knife, 7" Santoku with cullens, 6" boning, 5" utility, 3 1/2" pairing, 10" carving, 8" serrated bread), a 6" carving fork, 10" sharpening steel, and a metal reference ruler with templates for classic knife cuts, recipes, and measurement conversions. All of the components store in the included hard case. Case: 21" L x 9" H x 2" D. (6 3/4 lbs.)
The Culinary Academy 10 Piece Knife Set comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. If this product ever disappoints you, for any reason, you may return your Hammacher Schlemmer purchase for exchange, credit, or refund.
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