The beauty of the Shun Classic 7 Piece Essential Block Set is said to be only surpassed by their performance. This line of cutlery features the benefit and look of Damascus steel without the issue of rusting. This blade design will reduce sticking and results in less mangling and damage to the food being cut, while maintaining faster prep time.
The set furnishes a great selection of kitchen musts and keeps them all stylishly together in a lovely, laminated bamboo block. The set is comprised of a 3.5” Paring Knife, a 6” Utility Knife, an 8” Chef’s Knife, a 9” Bread Knife, a pair of Kitchen Shears, and a Honing Steel, all nicely housed in an 11-slot knife block to keep the blades safely stored.
The Shun Classic 3.5” Pairing Knife is compact and petite in size. It is an ideal choice for paring, peeling, decorating, coring, and trimming foods, as well as chopping and mincing smaller items such as garlic. Well adjusted for detail oriented tasks with pairing knife has exacting precision.
The Shun Classic 6” Utility Knife offers a straight and narrow design. The 6” length falls between a pairing knife and a cook’s knife to skillfully handle all your medium and in between cooking needs. Trimming small and medium vegetables, such as broccoli and green beans, this blade was made to give you confidence. This knife will show to be very handy when assembling sandwiches, due to how well it can go through meats and cheeses. It is also paired nicely with several kinds of fruit.
The always necessary and multi-purpose Shun Classic 8” Chef’s Knife will excel and exceed expectations when it comes to chopping, dicing, slicing, and mincing medium to large-sized foods. The width of the blade makes for easy carry from cutting board to wok or skillet. The blade width will also act to protect your knuckles. Featuring a curved edge, this knife is great for the rocking motion necessary to get a fine mince for garlic, herbs, and vegetables. The 8” Chef’s Knife is a staple in this set and one of the most popular individual choices.
For your larger kitchen chores in need of a long serrated blade, the elegant and ever needed Shun Classic 9” Bread Knife gives you wide, low-frequency serrations to best handle thick-ringed vegetables and tough crusted bread. This knife will slice effortlessly and delicately through all your bread without worry of crushing, tearing, or ripping whatever the loaf type.
With Shun Kitchen Shears to assist you with snipping, opening, cutting, and helping with all your necessary kitchen chores, you are sure to be amazed at the clean and effortless cut they will make. The handy pair of shears also unhinge to help sharpen the blades with proficiency, as well as ease of cleaning. Included in the Shun Classic 7 Piece Essential Block Set is a honing steel to assure that all your blade’s edges stay as sharp as the day received. To conclude the set, Shun gives you a beautiful, laminated 11-slot bamboo block to safely store all your pieces as well as five empty slots to help your set grow.
Shun Classic blades are forged with the traditional Japanese knife-making process called Kasumi that produces an extraordinarily strong and sharp edge while allowing the blade to glide and slice more easily through foods when used. The Shun Classic knives offer strength and balance with a full tang and razor sharp edge that show brilliant performance and edge retention.
The Shun Classic 7 Piece Essential Block Set is dishwasher safe, but it is recommended that you hand wash them. The set includes a limited lifetime warranty in addition to complimentary lifetime sharpening services provided by Shun.