We’ve said it before, and we will probably say it many more times before we are through: A chef’s commercial kitchen knives are just about the most important and most personal of all the tools they will use. There’s something about the weight of the knife, the sharpness of the edge, and the overall beauty of this vital utensil that, while it won’t be the end of your career if you don’t have the right one, it will make you much happier if you do. BLT Kitchens has created this guide to the top 5 knives you need for your commercial kitchen, ensuring a long and happy career in the food industry business of your choice!
The 80s were the best years, bringing us amazing music, killer shoulder pads, and the XYJ Authentic knife sets, born in 1986! Offering handles in a variety of colors, and a reasonable price, these attractive utensils fit in most any budget.
Mercer Culinary M20000
Another reasonably priced knife set, the Mercer Culinary M20000 comes with its own tempered glass stand and is forged from high carbon German steel, making it one of our more durable knives as well. Its ergonomic handle is both comfortable and won’t slip while in use, ensuring chefs only cut what they are NEEDING to cut!
Senken Japanese Knives with Damascus Pattern
The Damascus pattern of these Senken knives add style to what could otherwise be just another knife, and even though they aren’t a true Damascus knife set, they are forged from high carbon stainless steel, giving this set a long-lasting durability that will also make it easy on your budget.
Wusthof Gourmet Chef’s Knife
The price on this beautiful piece of equipment is quite a bit steeper than the ones we have mentioned earlier, but we can promise you that once you try it, you will realize that you do get what you pay for! Offering a Rockwell Hardness Rating of 55 to 60 the craftmanship of the knife will ensure that it lasts a very long time.
Nesmuk Century Knife 2010
Ok, with a price tag of $81,000, we definitely realize that this magnificent knife is way out of most people’s price range, but it is nice to dream, isn’t it? Made from true Damascus steel with a 7-inch-long blade and a 5000-year-old bog oak handle, this exciting utensil will change the way you look at knives forevermore. Oh, and if you’re wondering how the above costs so much, it could be the 25 precious diamonds added to its design that could hike up the sticker price!
Dreams Come True with These Top 5 Knives
While we can’t promise that you will be successful enough to afford your own $81,000 knife, we can ensure that your food industry business will move up in the world when you move it from your kitchen to our commercial kitchen space. Ask for a tour today!