Chef's Knife
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This particular type of knife comes in 8” (10 cm), 10” (15 cm), 12” (30 cm) lengths and rarely in 14” (35 cm). A Chef's Knife is ridged, wide and thick at the heel and tapers in width and thickness, to the tip.

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If shopping for a Chef's Knife, the Victorinox Forschener Fibrox 8" Chef's Knife is highly rated and economical.

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Culinary Uses

The most common usd knife in the kitchen, the Chef's Knife, requires the most skill. A Chef's Knife is typically used for chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing.