Different Chef Knives

It is important to know the differences between each type of knife to find the perfect one for your kitchen needs. In this article post, we will discuss some of the most common types of chef knives so that you can be informed about what is available before purchasing.

Slicing Knife

Be purchased individually or as part of a knife set.

Bread Knife

A bread knife is designed to cut through crusty loaves, especially those small in size and have been baked from fresh doughs. Bread knives sometimes feature serrated blades, which may be either straight or curved.

A Filleting Knife.

A filleting knife is designed for boning meats or fish without damaging the flesh of either product.

Santoku Knife

The santoku blade is similar to the chef knife blade but is slightly more shallow.

Boning Knife

A boning knife is long with a narrow, sharp blade that tapers into pointed tips at its end.

Filleting Knife

A filleting knife can also serve as a slicer and dicer of meat, fruits, and vegetables; this chef knife is usually long with narrow blades that tap.

Slicing Knife

A universal knife blade can also serve as a slicer and dicer of meat, fruits and vegetables.
Its features serrated blades, which may be either straight or curved.

A Universal Knife

A universal knife blade can also serve as a slicer and dicer of meat, fruits, and vegetables.

Japanese Knives.

Japanese knives are usually shorter than European-style types of cutlery and feature bladed edges that taper into pointed tips.

Boning Knife

A boning knife can also serve as a slicer and dicer of meat, fruits, and vegetables; these chef knives are usually long with narrow blades that taper into pointed tips at their ends. A boning knife is used for removing bones from fish or poultry without causing too much damage to the delicate flesh.