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Wusthof Gourmet 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife

Wusthof Gourmet 5 Inch Hollow Edge Santoku Knife 4188-7/14


  • Constructed from extremely rugged and durable high-carbon stainless steel.

  • Hollow-Edge Blade offers less drag while cutting and slicing.

  • Features a classic, triple-riveted, ergonomic handle design.

  • 100% Dishwasher Safe.

  • Dimensions: 12" x .75" x 3"

  • Handcrafted in Solingen, Germany

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

  • Wusthof Item Number: 4188-7/14

Regular Price: $86.00
Sale Price: $84.95

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Wusthof 4188-7/14 Gourmet 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife

The Wusthof Gourmet 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife is a true work of art from one of the worlds premiere blade manufacturers. The Hollow Edge Santoku is a tall blade of high-carbon steel which is triple-riveted onto an ergonomic handle for a nearly effortless cutting experience. The gentle scallops along the blade aren't just for show either, these special indentations reduce the drag on the blade during cutting, reducing the amount of work that you have to do and preventing ingredients from sticking to the blade during cutting. The tall blade makes it easy to chop and transfer food, and the dishwasher-safe design makes sure that cleaning is never a chore.

Wusthof Gourmet Series Features

Every Wusthof Gourmet knife is cut out a single sheet of steel using advanced laser technology. It is the same steel alloy used in the Wusthof forged cutlery lines, so you are assured higher sharpness and a longer-lasting edge compared to other metals. The synthetic black handles riveted to match the lenght of the tang for a seamless and hygienic fit. All knives over 4.5 inches feature a full-length tang. The Wusthof Gourmet Knives are comfortable to hold and rather easy to handle. Made in Solingen, Germany; Lifetime Guarantee.

About Wusthof Stamped Knives

Each Wusthof knife is cut from a single piece of chrom-molybdenum-vanadium steel. This specialized high carbon, stain-resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife are right there from the beginning: razor sharp, long-lasting cutting edge that is both highly stain resistance and easily restorable (able to be sharpened). This formula is imprinted on each forged blade is the following world-renowned Wusthof steel formula: X50 CrMoV15
X = Stainless Steel
Mo = Molybdenum
50 = 0.5% carbon - significant for sharpness
V = Vanadium for hardness and edge retention
Cr = Cromium for stain-resistance
15 = Contents of chromium (15%)

About Wusthof

Wusthof has set the standard for designing and manufacturing precision-forged knives since 1814. Today they are crafted by a skilled team of 300 dedicated workers in two state-of-the-art facilities in Solingen, Germany, the heart of the cutlery world. Over 40 different manufacturing steps are needed to produce a forged Wusthof knife from one solid piece of steel with rigorous quality standards at every step. In addition, Wusthof forged knives now offer the new PEtec Edge which is 30 percent sharper and offers 40 percent longer life. All Wusthof cutlery is backed by the Wusthof Lifetime Guarantee!

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