Transform the way you cut your ingredients with the Hinoki S1 Gyuto Chef’s Knife. Third generation Master Bladesmiths in Osaka make the S1 Gyuto Chef’s Knife using a process that involves 103 distinct production steps . The blade uses pure black Japanese steel, which is the same material as Japanese swords. Likewise, Hinoki utilizes a technique that makes the knife exceptionally sharp with unique edge retention. It is also enjoyable to resharpen. Additionally, the S1 Gyuto Chef’s Knife is comfortable to hold and use due to its fluidity of movement. Furthermore, there are three wood handle options for you to choose from including Charred Walnut, American Walnut, and European Oak. This versatile knife is suitable for any kitchen and can turn a difficult task into an enjoyable experience.