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Wusthof Grand Prix II 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife

Wusthof Grand Prix II 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife 4173-7

  • This knife is a Japanese-inspired blade that can stand in for your chef’s knife when non stick slicing is required, a truly great tool for any chef
  • Precision forged from a single sheet of high carbon, stain resistant German steel
  • Laser verified PEtec edge provides you with the ultimate in cutting surfaces
  • Pebble-Textured ergonomic handle is triple-riveted for a strong and sturdy grip
  • Made in Solingen, Germany; Lifetime Warranty
Regular Price: $91.00
Sale Price: $69.95

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Wusthof Grand Prix II 5" Hollow Edge Santoku Knife

Meet the Wusthof Grand Prix II 5 Inch Santoku, the Japanese-inspired knife that is super sharp and nimble, and best of all, affordable. The cleaver style blade of the Wusthof Grand Prix II 5 Inch Hollow Edge Santoku Knife features a granton edge that forms air-pockets as you chop and slice. These air pockets prevent food particles from sticking to the knife, allowing you to create clean, even cuts. The shorter blade length compared to its larger cousins grants you dexterity with the smaller tasks and an easier knife to hold if you have smaller hands. The Wusthof Grand Prix II 5 Inch Hollow Edge Santoku Knife has an extremely sharp edge that is perfect for thinly slicing everything from meats to vegetables. Its wide adaptability makes it the perfect tool to use when creating sushi, stir-fry, paper-thin slices or when mincing. Wusthof item number 4173.

Wusthof Grand Prix II Series Features

Bold and contemporary, the Wusthof Grand Prix II family of cutlery boasts the same outstanding performance and quality of the venerable Classic Series of knives. Every Wusthof Grand Prix II knife is forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength strength, balance and heft. Featuring a special ergonomic grip, the Grand Prix II handles are fully synthetic to form a seamless, hygienic fit over the full tang of the blade that does not deteriorate over time. Not only comfortable to hold, but the skillfully honed by hand blades are also incredibly sharp, and are easily resharpened. Made in Germany, Lifetime Guarantee.

Why Choose a Forged Steel Knife?

Wusthof forged knives start with quality steel that undergoes extreme heat and hand moulding to enhance the flexibility, density, and hardness of the blade. Forged knives are hand crafted and offer greater strength and durability as well as better balance, a heavier feel and lasting sharpness compared to stamped cutlery. The tang of a forged knife always extends into the handle to improve the balance and ergonomics.

About Wusthof Forged Knives

Each Wusthof knife is precision forged 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%)

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