The Shun Classic Student Set is an excellent set with the basics for any student, caterer, or on-the-go chef. This 4 piece set includes a 3.5" paring knife, 8" chef's knife and a 6" utility knife - the three knives utilized most in any kitchen. This set also includes a convenient nylon carrying case which can hold knives as your collection grows. The case includes 8 knife pockets, a mesh compartment and a small pocket to hold business cards.
Each Shun knife is handmade requiring at least 100 handcrafted steps to complete each knife. The Shun Classic series of knives feature the famous VG-10 super steel which is covered with 32 layers of Damascus stainless steel (16 layers on each side). This specialized steel supports the core super steel while protecting the core making it tough and stain resistant. The blade angle of the Shun Classic knives is a perfect 16 degrees.
This Shun Classic student set offers the ability to cut and slice super thin pieces of vegetable or meats without tearing or bruising the delicate foods. This ensures the ingredients retain their flavor and stay fresh while you are preparing the entire meal. The versatile knives in this set allow for all cutting tasks including chopping, slicing, mincing and dicing.
The handle of the Shun Classic blades is a D-shape providing an ergonomic hold. The material used to create these handles in Pakka-wood which is not only strong and durable, but also beautiful. Shun knives are crafted in Japan and offer a lifetime warranty. It is recommended that you hand wash your Shun cutlery.