A utility knife is the third member of the kitchen knife trifecta. Between a chef's knife and a paring knife in size, it's perfect for all those in-between tasks. Any time a paring knife seems like too little and a chef's knife too much, reach for a utility knife. The Shun Dual Core Utility Knife offers a razor-sharp 6-in. edge that is also perfect for slicing meats, cheeses, tomatoes, and more, which is why this style of knife is sometimes also called a sandwich knife.
One of the top 3 must-have knives; includes wooden saya (shealth)
71 alternating micro-layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 & VG2 stainless steel extend all the way to the edge to maintain long-lasting high-performance; razor-sharp 16° edge
Traditional octagon-shaped handle in ebony PakkaWood® provide a comfortable, secure grip; beautiful, durable PakkaWood won't harbor bacteria
Rabbet tang controls weight and enhances maneuverability; this tang type is how samurai swords were commonly constructed