The Wüsthof Classic Ikon 9 Piece Block Set includes 8 vital kitchen accessories and an attractive storage block to house them all. This diverse collection provides a nicely selected assortment for any promising culinary enthusiast, and consists of a 3” Straight Paring(4006), 3.5” Paring Knife (4086/9), a 6” Carving Knife (4506/16), an 8” Carving Knife (4506/20), an 8” Cook’s Knife (4596/20), an 8” Bread Knife (4166), Kitchen Shears (5558-1), the 9” Sharpening Steel (4461/23) and a 13-slot hard wood storage block (2263).
For mincing, peeling, dicing and other jobs requiring fine control, three knives are well-suited for the task: the Wüsthof Classic 3.5” Paring knife, the 3” Straight Paring Knife, and the 6” Utility knife. The 3.5” Paring Knife is an excellent choice for mincing shallots, onions and herbs, while the 3” Straight Parer provides close control for decorating in addition to peeling, mincing and dicing. The 6” Carving knife is longer than the paring knives but more narrow than a chef's knife, it capably manages jobs both small and large and is perfect for medium-sized task in between.
For larger food preparation needs, three distinctly different blades are at your fingertips. Utilize the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8” Cook’s Knife for tasks both small and large, for effortless slicing, dicing, mincing, and chopping most any kinds of food, meats, vegetables, fruit, and herbs. The 8” Cook’s knife ranks among the most popular of sizes & styles of knife and will likely become the knife you reach for the most. For larger jobs that require a serrated edge, use the Wüsthof Classic 8” Bread knife with its sharp, serrated edge. Perfect for crusty breads and thick, tough rinds, this blade is also well-suited for cakes, fruits, and fried food. When you need to carve and slice, particularly when holiday dinners or large family meals are being served, the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 8” Carving knife has a blade that’s perfectly sized and shaped for larger birds, roasts, barbecued beef and ham, whether you’re serving hot or cold.
The Kitchen Shears are the ideal choice for the more random tasks throughout the kitchen, answering the call when it comes to cutting fins or flowers, releasing foods from twine and packaging, or snipping fresh herbs. With a bone crusher conveniently built into the handle, these shears can provide an advantage over stubborn jar lids. They offer a come-apart design that makes maintenance and cleaning a breeze.
Since care and maintenance will keep these fine blades at their sharpest, the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 9 Piece Block Set includes a 9” Sharpening Steel, appropriate for sharpening blades up to 9” long.
Finally, the handsome 13-slot hard wood block houses and these fine instruments and keeps them safe, and offers 5 open slots for additional knives.
The Ikon line represents the finest qualities of all Wüsthof’s knife series. Using Wüsthof’s patented Precision Edge Technology (PEtec), each blade is forged from a single blank of high-carbon stainless steel. Hand-honed and laser-tested for quality and precision, these knives offer sharper blades with significantly longer edge retention over other knives. These striking blades offer a modern aesthetic in the double bolster that delivers the ultimate in heft and balance plus safe, controlled handling.
With a full tang for flawless balance, and triple-riveted construction for permanent security, the handle completes each fine knife with en ergonomic feel. Fitted seamlessly for better hygiene, each handle is crafted from a durable, synthetic polymer and finished with the prestigious trident logo etched into the handle end with pride.
Each piece of the Wüsthof Classic Ikon 9 Piece Block Set is made in Solingen, Germany and carry a lifetime guarantee.