6" Kiritsuke - Shun Classic
16cm (6’’) Kiritsuke [Vegetable Knife]
A CLASSIC KIRITSUKE IN A VERSATILE SIZE
In Japan, the Kiritsuke is known as the master chef’s knife. This high-performance Japanese blade style is used for all the tasks for which you’d use a chef’s knife. It’s ideal for slicing and push cuts. Julienne, dice, or brunoise vegetables with ease. It’s also an excellent choice for cleaning and portioning boneless proteins, and particularly fish. It slices cooked proteins easily and gracefully. This 6-inch size features a slightly shorter blade for easy maneuverability and versatility. It also has a slightly curved edge so that it even works well with rocking cuts. Once you try it, you’ll find yourself reaching for your Shun Classic 6-inch Kiritsuke more and more often.
Originating in Seki City, Japan’s historical center for manufacturing samurai swords, Kai Shun is heir to a seven-century tradition of superior workmanship. Kitchen cutlery for the ultimate knife connoisseur, Kai’s Shun Classic line features proprietary high-performance VG-MAX “Super Steel” that is clad with sixteen layers of stainless steel to create a stunningly beautiful rust-free San Mai damascus blade. The blade profiles are precision ground and etched to reduce sticking, resulting in less damage to the food being cut and faster prep times. Ebony-black Pakkawood handles are ergonomically designed with a ‘D’ cross-section, featuring offset stainless steel bolsters for maximum comfort and control. Stainless steel end caps complete the design for added beauty and durability. Every Shun Classic knife is an outstanding example of form fulfilling function. The Shun Classic line also offers you the widest assortment of both traditional culinary blade shapes and contemporary cutting-edge designs, so you will always find the right knife for the task.
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