V-LO leads professional chefs into the future. The V-LO 8-inch Cook's Knife is an all purpose heavy kitchen knife. Use it for chopping, cutting and mincing nearly everything – from vegetables to delicate herbs. It features a patented, state-of-the-art handle design that offers both comfort and control. Dex-Tex Armadillo texture provides a sure grip. Soft-to-the-touch, and with the firmness you need, plus a modern, attractive look. The stain free, high carbon steel blade has a hand honed edge for superior performance and provides the ultimate cutting experience. Blade will retain edge and it's easy to clean. V-LO is the right choice for great performance today and tomorrow. The DuoGlide family of knives is a recipient of the Arthritis Foundation's Ease-of-Use Commendation and proudly carries the Ease-of-Use Commendation Logo.