Also known as a Chinese chef's knife. Not only does it cut through large chunks of meat, it produces fine slices of vegetables too. 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. The bolster provides heft and balance as well as a finger guard for safety and comfort. 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. Carefully hand wash and towel dry. Blade length: 8.0 Blade width: 3.0 Handle length: 5.0 Weight: 13.0 oz. Made in Germany.