Professional Kitchen Knives Set

If you ask a chef, they would immediately recommend you to have a high-quality professional kitchen knife set which consists of sharp, well-balanced, and comfortable knives that can sustain long hours of working.

Investing in a professional kitchen knife set is of vital importance as not only allows you to work for long periods but also makes the food prep faster, safer and easier. Hence, it can be understood why a good chef would want you to invest in a professional kitchen set.

The rule of thumb for buying a knife set is to know what kind of knives you need and what you are comfortable with. It is argued that a kitchen is incomplete without a chef’s knife a serrated knife, and a paring knife. A chef’s knife can range anywhere between six to nine inches and is considered to be the primary knife that you would be using most of the time. Adding on, the paring knife is used for smaller tasks and has a smaller blade in comparison to the chef’s knife. last but not least, a serrated knife that can have a blade of almost 8 inches is used for softer items where you do not want to squish the center such as tomatoes and bread.


Although these three are the most essential knives any kitchen set should have, many professional kitchen sets have additional knives such as a boning knife and a utility knife. in addition to this, larger knife sets also include other tools such as a sharpener, a cutting board, or a knife block. Following are some of the best Professional Kitchen Knife sets available on the market:

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Misen Essentials Knife Set:

This minimalistic knife set only consists of three pieces, a chef’s knife, a paring knife, and a serrated knife. This combination of three can tackle all of your kitchen needs while being not too heavy on your budget. The high-quality premium steel that is forged into these blades is highly durable, corrosion-resistant, and can handle beatings on a daily. The handles are also well designed keeping in mind the need for comfort and good grip a chef need while working with the knives. The company offers three colors, blue, black and gray. Moreover, you can also order a knife storage block which is sold separately.

Shun Classic Slim Knife Set

With a total of six pieces that includes a paring knife, santoku knife, chef’s knife, combination honing steel, kitchen shear, and a knife block this knife set can be an ideal choice. Made from VG-Max steel, these Japanese-style blades are a chef’s delight. The blades are not only razor-sharp but also have a bead-blasted design. Furthermore, the ergonomic design allows the user to have a firm but comfortable grip so that you carry out your kitchen activities easily. 

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Calphalon Classic Knife Set

While Calphalon Classic Knife set has similar features as the aforementioned but this knife set has an added feature to it. The knife set includes a chef’s knife, utility knife, santoku knife, paring knife, kitchen shears, and a knife block. The knife block is of particular interest here as it has a built-in sharpener. This means that each knife slot contains ceramic sharpeners that help to maintain a consistent level of sharpness after every use. Essentially you are sharpening your knife every time you pull out and place it back in. The cherry on the top here is that this knife set also features a full lifetime warranty.

When you are looking for a professional kitchen knife set, there are two things you should keep in mind. Firstly, the kind of knives you require i.e., the blades, material, and style. Secondly, either it comes with a knife block or warranty or not. A complete package must fulfill these criteria and of course, you should only buy a knife set that your heart goes with.