Sometimes called a utility knife, the Petty is a smaller version of chefs knife but is bigger than a paring knife. The Petty fits in small places that require more dexterity than bigger chefs knives while handling bigger jobs than a paring knife can take care of. A razor sharp Petty knife can intricately carve and style vegetables and fruits for beautiful presentations and garnishes, performing just as well for bigger jobs such as preparing meals.
Our Yoshihiro Hayate Inox Aus-8 Petty Japanese Chefs Knife features a traditional Japanese convex grind (Hamaguri-ba). This is the same grind that was utilized in Japanese sword making and it excels in sharpness, durability and ease of sharpening. Forged from a single piece of high carbon Aus-8 stainless steel, this knife is complemented by an integrated hollow stainless steel handle that is molded for comfort and ribbed for safe grip. It is welded directly onto the blade to make for a durable, long lasting knife that is also easy to clean and sanitary.