One of our all time best selling knives, it's a great all rounder and ideal for any level of chef as it balances classic Japanese looks with excellent performance.
The Santoku blade shape will be new to a lot of Westerners but once you've used it you'll see that it make a lot of sense. Santoku literally translates to "3 uses" (slicing, dicing and mincing) which makes it a perfect all round choice and an essential in any kitchen.
This knife and all the knives in this range just look so fabulous that you can't help wanting to use them and finding reasons to.
- Blade Length: 165mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total Length: 300mm (Blade + Handle)
- Steel Type - Cladding: Stainless
- Steel Type - Cutting edge: White #2
- Left or Right handed: Either
- Hardness: 61-63 HRC
- Handle style: Japanese
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
Yoshimi Kato San is the son-in-law of Hiroshi Kato San (who recently took a step backwards after over 50 years as a blacksmith).