Looking for a good knife set.

Discussion in 'Cooking Knife Reviews' started by chef jp, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. chef jp

    chef jp

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    Hello there. If been a chef for 2 years now. I have started looking at new knifes for. Seeing that my current knifes had become the kitchens knifes.

    I started to look at victorinox and wusthof. Haven't made up my mind yet. Hoping you guys can help me find the better knife.

    Was also looking into knife holders and bags haven't found a place that sells knife bags.

    Any advice on a mandolin.

    One more thing I was also wondering if anyone can advise me to sharpen a knife properly.
     
  2. millionsknives

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    1) I used a victorinox for many years.  It's okay but the price has been creeping up.  For a couple $ more you can get Tojiro DP.  There is a small learning curve on use and maintenance of japanese steel but you will be better for it.

    2) learn to sharpen- https://www.japaneseknifeimports.com/blogs/media/63836741-knife-sharpening-playlist

    3) Benriner mandolin because you can take the blade off for sharpening.  I never use the julienne blades, just the planking one then cut to julienne with a knife if I want.  Benriner comes in super and jumbo sizes for bigger veg,  standard smaller one fits in my knife bag.
     
  3. chef jp

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    Thanks. For the help. Where can I find a proper knife bag.
     
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    Depends on your budget simple roll by wusthof is okay. I have th ultimate edge sold on amazon. Only bag that fits Chinese cleavers and 300mm slicers that I know of.

    Video review from a working chef here