The Japanese gyuto knife, also known as the chef's knife
The Japanese Gyuto knife is a versatile knife appreciated by professional chefs and cooking enthusiasts alike. Recognized by its long, thin blade, the Gyuto offers great precision when cutting meats, vegetables and herbs. Its tapered shape and slightly curved tip allow for smooth rocking motions, facilitating slicing, dicing and chopping techniques.
Seki city in Japan is one of the major cutlery centers in the world. Its history goes back to the 1300s, when the famous blacksmith Motoshige set up his workshop in Seki. Swords forged in this area were known to be unbreakable and incredibly sharp. From the days of the samurai to the present day, Seki continues this tradition of craftsmanship by producing Japanese knives that are renowned throughout the world.