Knives Set That Top Chefs Should Have

Knives are chefs partner in crime in their kitchen

You’re a chef so you want a perfect set of knives. Inferior knives can cost you time in the work place, and even worse, they can make your presentation look awful. On this page we’ll hopefully provide you with a list of high quality knives which are reliable, sharp, and well balanced so you have the accuracy you need during food preparation. No serious chef should be without the proper equipment – so get a set at least as good as these:

Wusthof Classic 26 Piece Knife Set

This is a large set of knives traditional three rivets knives from Wusthof. Wusthof are known for creating the best sets available, and if cost is not a factor then these will be perfect. They are literally one of the best sets available on the market and will not let professionals down. They will cover pretty much cooking situation imaginable. They feature laser tested edges for uniform cutting, this also creates a long lasting edge. It will not need to be sharpened all the time.

As you’d expect the balance, grip & sharpness are actually perfectly helped by the tang which goes all the way through the handle. Make sure you wash them by hand! Do not risk dish washer cleaning for this price. Have a look at the Wusthof Classic in more detail.


5, 6, 8 and 10 inch cook’s knife; 2 3/4 inch peeling; 3 1/2-inch paring; 4 1/2 inch utility; 9 inch bread; 5 inch logo, 5 inch boning; 6 inch sandwich; 8 inch carving; 7 inch flexible fillet; 6 inch cleaver, eight steak knives, sharpening steel, kitchen shears, 25 slot oak block.

Henckels Pro S Stainless Steel 21 Piece Knife Set

Henckels make amazing constantly high quality knives and this set is no exception. It has less knives than the Wusthof but is also much cheaper. The quality of the knives in the two sets are pretty much identical. It mostly comes down to personal preference and what exactly you need. The blades are friodur ice hardened and constructed from high carbon stainless steel. They are full tang which means the balance is exceptional. The blades are forced via one piece construction. This means they have perfect geometry, improved blade stability, high precision, and a great cutting edge retention. You will not need to be sharpening them constantly.


2 3/4 inch peeler, 2 3/4 inch parer / boner, 3 inch hollow edge parer, 4 inch parer-utility, 5 inch serrated utility, 5 1/2 inch boning, 7 inch hollow-edge santoku, 6 inch utility , 8 inch chef’s, 8 steak knives, honing steel, kitchen shears, knife block.

Global G-888 / 91ST – 9 Piece Knife Set

This set looks a little different in terms of looks. It’s very modern looking. The Global G-888 / 91ST is recommended by chefs all over the world. The blades are thin and razor sharp; They’re made from CROMOVA stainless steel stainless steel unlike other knives on this page. They are light weight and feel comfortable in the hand while having a non slip grip. They’re so good and reliable that you’re almost certain to not need to buy another set. In fact one person who had this set said he expected them to be passed on to the next generation and called them the “Ferrari of knives” !.

An amazing set. Just the right size to have everything you need and knives which will not just not let you down, but exceed your expectations.


7 inch Asian cook knife, 8.25 inch carving knife, 6 inch tooling knife, 5.5 inch tool knife, 5 inch tooling knife .

Shun Ken Onion 7-Piece Knife Set

This is a high quality 7 piece set – perfect if you do not need all the extras. The knives you get in the set are still of a very high quality professional. There’s no point paying for knives you do not use so this could be the best option for some. Ken Onion is not a brand as well known as some of the others the name comes from the man on the same name he’s an award-winning custom knifemaker. Razorsharp Shun Classic stainless steel blades Knives which are designed to reduce fatigue with their Damascus style ripples. This ergonomic Pakkawood was designed by Ken Onion. A really great set which does not cost as much as the others but is certainly still good enough for professional chefs.

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3 inch paring; 5 inch utility; 8 inch chef’s knife; 9 inch bread knife; Shears; Honing steel; Bamboo storage block.

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Source by Mark Graz Jackson