The Wusthof Gourmet 10 piece knife set comes in a compact and stylish knife block set fairly supplied with a range of culinary essentials.
An excellent set for moderate culinary needs, the Wüsthof Gourmet 10 Piece Block Set fills out the 9-slot block with a nice assortment of culinary tools for the new kitchen. With knives housed within the attractive beech wood block, you ll find the right accessories for a good range of culinary adventures, including 6 knives, a sharpening steel and a pair of kitchen shears:
2.25 Peeling Knife
3 Spear Point Parer
4 Utility Knife
4.5 Serrated Utility
8 Bread Knife
8 Cook s Knife
9 Sharpening Steel
9 slot block
The eye-appealing blonde-toned beechwood of the 9-slot knife block presents a modest footprint to take up minimal countertop space, as well as an attractive accent to your kitchen decor. This beautiful storage block keeps the edges of your knives sharp, secure, and safely housed. With rubber feet, the block is stable on your countertop, avoiding scratching and sliding.
Wüsthof Gourmet Knives are each forged from a single sheet of high-carbon stain-resistant steel, then the hand-honed edge is laser-tested by Wüsthof to safeguard establish its superior quality. A top-notch blade results from this process, one that is much sharper and retains its edge much longer than other knives. These knives provide optimal function with ultimate balance and a safe, controlled handling experience and a beautiful visage. The full length of the blade accessible for cutting with the precision forward bolster that also enables effortless sharpening of the entire edge. Wüsthof proudly imprints their distinguished logo on the durable, synthetic polymer handles as a testament to the quality of these knives.
Knives offering a straight edge provide a smooth, clean cut. Use straight-edged knives on firm and soft foods including meat, vegetables and fruit, they excel at carving. Serrated-edged knives are better equipped to handle crusty breads, roasts, and foods with thicker, tougher rinds, as well as piercing the delicate skin of tomatoes.
Use the powerful kitchen shears to quickly snip fresh herbs, cut flowers or fins, and release foods from paper and twine packaging. The innovative handle design offers a bone crusher that can give you an advantage over stubborn jar lids as well. These shears are designed to come-apart, disassembling for ease in cleaning.
Use the sharpening steel to keep your new knives sharp and good-as-new, this 9 sharpening steel is ideal for any knife up to 9 in length, including all the knives in this set. The steel is magnetized to attract metal fibers. Clean your steel with a damp cloth after each use.
The Wüsthof Gourmet 10 Piece Block Set makes an excellent gift for those still early in their exploration of all things culinary. Anyone will celebrate in these high quality knives for decades to come!