The Gyuto is a Japanese chefs knife with a Western style curved blade that smoothly rocks back and forth and has an extended tip for quick chopping that can be used to cut meat, fish, and vegetables. Gyuto literally means beef sword and was initially used for cutting meat in Japan. Our VG-10 Damascus Gyuto Chef Knife is forged with a Western style curved blade that smoothly rocks back and forth with an extended tip for quick chopping. Forged with 33 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 Core, this knife is complimented with a High-grade Composite Wood handle that extends to the full tang of the knife and is NSF certified for commercial kitchens and ergonomically welds to the hand for seamless use. The most versatile and essential of all knives a cook can have is a Japanese chefs knife known as a Gyuto knife. Preparing delicious meals starts with taking wholesome ingredients and using the best tools such as a high quality chefs knife to make every meal into something special. From dicing, slicing, and chopping fresh produce from a farmers market to carving a roast chicken straight from the oven, even the simplest tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.
The Yoshihiro Hi-soft Cutting Board is one of the best cutting surfaces available on the market. Carefully made in Japan using soft polyvinyl acetate, this high quality synthetic material is specifically designed to minimize the stress on both your hand and on your knifes blade edge. Using your knives on this board will result in an immediate improvement in your blades edge retention, and consequently, a longer lifespan for all of your knives. The impact of the cutting board becomes significantly larger as the quality of the knife used on it becomes greater. In other words, in order to get the best out your premium knives, it is necessary to use it on a premium cutting board. This is the reason Hi-soft cutting boards are used in many upscale sushi restaurants where chefs use premium single edged sashimi knives which have razor thin blades that are extremely sharp but also delicate.
High Quality Synthetic Plastic – Soft Polyvinyl Acetate
Easy to clean
Hand Crafted in Japan
*Do not place in dish washer*