The Shun Classic 8-piece Student Set is perfect for the culinary student seeking a well stocked arsenal or the chef or caterer who is always on the run with their culinary works. Three essential basics are included that every chef, whether student or professional, should always have on them: a 3" paring knife, a 6" utility knife and the versatile 8" chef's knife. Additionally, this set includes further essentials such as the 9" bread knife, a 9" hollow ground slicing knife and a 6" boning/fillet knife. Finally, this set is rounded out with a 9" honing steel and a convenient roll-up knife case. The case has room for another knife if needed.
Each Shun Classic knife is hand crafted requiring at least 100 individual steps to complete each knife. The Shun Classic series of knives feature the famous VG-10 super steel which is covered with 32 layers of Damascus stainless steel (16 layers on each side). This specialized steel supports and protects the core super steel while making it tough and stain resistant. The blade angle of the Shun Classic knives is a perfect 16 degrees on each side.
The handle of the Shun Classic blades is a D-shape providing an ergonomic hold. The material used to create these handles in Pakkawood which is not only strong and durable, but also beautiful. Shun knives are crafted in Japan and offer a lifetime warranty. It is recommended that you hand wash your Shun cutlery.