This great starter set features the most frequently used knives in the kitchen. 7-piece set includes: 1 x 3.0 Paring knife 1 x 4.5 Utility knife 1 x 8.0 Bread knife 1 x 8.0 Cook's/Chef's knife 1 x 9.0 Sharpening steel 1 x Kitchen shears 1 x Hardwood knife storage block ; Using state-of-the-art laser technology, the GOURMET series is precisely cut from one piece of steel. The special steel alloy that comprises the blade assures that it is exceptionally sharp and has a long-lasting, easily restorable edge. The specially designed handle acts as a bolster for balance and guards the finger for safety. Full tang construction from the blade through the back of the handle for a solid feel and confident control. Riveted synthetic handle is smooth and seamless for a comfortable grip. The attractive hardwood storage block keeps all the knives close at hand. Carefully hand wash and towel dry. Made in Germany.