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Shun Premier 5" Steak Knife

Shun Premier 5" Steak Knife

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  • Add the perfect finishing touches to your painstakingly perfect steaks with these beautiful steak knives from shun and watch as your guests enamor over the quality of your cutlery
  • Handcrafted from extremely high quality steel
  • Ultra-sharp cutting edge simply falls through meat
  • Ergonomic handle is sturdy and comfortable
  • Made in Japan, Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $150.00
Sale Price: $119.95



Shun Premier 5" Steak Knife


After all the time and effort you put in to get that perfect steak, you and the meat both really deserve to use a quality and proper steak knife to cut, rather than a dull and dingy blade that will just tear the meat and release juices and flavor. The Shun Premier 5" Steak Knife can be your savior, with its razor-sharp 16° cutting angle which glides through meat and leaves you with a clean cut full of juices and flavor. This Shun blade will not only add superior strength and sharpness to your cutlery collection, but the knife's remarkable design will enhance your dining experience and give you even more style to your kitchen. The stunningly beautiful hand-hammered tsuchime finish shows the nature of Shun's Premier Series, and act similar to hollow-grounds which reduce drag when cutting and prevent food from sticking to the blade. Handcrafted in Japan. Lifetime Warranty. Shun item number TDM0711.

Shun Technology Highlights

  • VG-10 stainless steel: Adds cobalt for strength and hardness, vanadium for superior edge retention.  The higher density allows the steel to be tempered to a higher Rockwell (60-62). Requires minimal care to avoid corrosion. Razor-sharp blade and phenomenal edge retention.

  • 16° Angle: Blade is sharpened to 16°. Ensures food is cut properly and precisely; no torn or bruised food so ingredients retain the same flavor and freshness.

  • PakkaWood® Handles: Resin-impregnated natural hardwood; waterproof, durable, comfortable; won't harbor bacteria.

  • Awards: Blade Magazine's Blade Show Kitchen Knife of the Year winner (2003 - Classic 8" Santoku, 2005 - Ken Onion 8" Chef's, 2006 - Elite 10" Chef's, 2007 - Kaji, 2008 - Shun Classic Line, 2010 Premier Line, 2011 - Fuji Line). Shun has won many more industry awards for beauty, performance, and innovation.  

  • Complimentary lifetime sharpening service (you ship, they sharpen)

  • Designers:  Ken Onion, Alton Brown

  • NSF Certified

  • Lifetime warranty

Shun Premier Series Features

In case you didn't know that Shun uses handcrafted techniques in homage of their ancestors, the remarkable Premier Series screams it. Every one of these double-beveled knives has a powerful VG-10 core and is then clad with 16 layers on each side of softer steel (SUS410/SUS431) which is folded, welded, grinded, and then polished. This form of
Kasumi style knife making, similar to pattern Damascus, is also featured in the Classic and Ken Onion Series. What really brings out the handcrafted nature of this line is the hand-hammered tsuchime finish which actually serves a purpose, other than looking awesome. They act as little hollow-ground cavities, creating tiny air pockets that prevent food from sticking and allows for proper and precise cuts. You'll also notice a wavy line near the edge called a harmon where the core and clad meet, similar to post-tempered samurai swords. Yeah, that's right. Samurai Swords.

About Shun

Shun in Japanese actually translates to "at the peak of perfection," and no words could better describe this outstanding company. Renowned for their traditional knife making style and aesthetic design, the highly skilled artisans at the Kai Corporation (the parent company of "Shoon") have been making blades of the highest quality in homage of the legendary sword smiths of Seki, Japan for over 100 years. Each and every knife is handmade, from beginning to end, requiring at least 100 meticulous steps along the way. It is out of this respect and admiration towards their ancestors, coupled with advanced technology and materials, that Shun produces basically pieces of art that also happen to be razor-sharp knives.

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