Since 1814 WUSTHOF has set the standard for designing and manufacturing precision-forged knives. WUSTHOF knives are the cherished tools of the world´s most distinguished chefs and home cooking enthusiasts. We are often asked ‘what is the best chefs knife’. Our answer is always Wusthof. Forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength. Extraordinary sharpness which is easy to maintain with one of the Wusthof sharpening steels. For professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts. Not recommended for dishwashers. WÜSTHOF knives are known for their outstanding sharpness. By sharpening the knives yourself you can maintain this feeling for a lifetime of use. We are also asked which knives should I buy, for us it’s a simple answer, a chefs knife first, followed by a sharpening steel, then a paring knife, carving knife, bread knife and a fish filleting knife. By this time you will know yourself if you need to add more specialist knives to you collection. Our set includes the above plus a boning knife.