20 Best Core Kitchen Knives in 2022 Reviews and Buying Guide

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1 Shun Cutlery Premier 8-Piece Professional Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes... Shun Cutlery Premier 8-Piece Professional Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes... No ratings yet
2 Core Bamboo Paring Knife, 1 EA Core Bamboo Paring Knife, 1 EA No ratings yet
3 Boker Core Kitchen Knife Set Style 130780SET Boker Core Kitchen Knife Set Style 130780SET No ratings yet
4 XINZUO 73 Layer Damascus Steel 5Pcs Chef Knife Set, Hand Forged Sharp Kitchen Knife Set Powder Steel... XINZUO 73 Layer Damascus Steel 5Pcs Chef Knife Set, Hand Forged Sharp Kitchen Knife Set Powder... No ratings yet
5 Shun Cutlery Dual Core Santoku Knife 7', Asian-Inspired Knife for All-Purpose Food Prep, Chef Knife... Shun Cutlery Dual Core Santoku Knife 7", Asian-Inspired Knife for All-Purpose Food Prep, Chef... No ratings yet
6 Shun Cutlery Premier 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife, Knife Block Set, Includes 8” Chef's... Shun Cutlery Premier 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife, Knife Block Set, Includes 8”...
7 Shun Cutlery Dual Core Yanagiba Knife, 10.5', Traditional Design, Glides Through Cuts of Fish with... Shun Cutlery Dual Core Yanagiba Knife, 10.5", Traditional Design, Glides Through Cuts of Fish... No ratings yet
8 Professinal Damascus steel VG10 Core Kithen Chef Knife Set (Gentleness Raindrop Patter 5 PC) Professinal Damascus steel VG10 Core Kithen Chef Knife Set (Gentleness Raindrop Patter 5 PC) No ratings yet
9 Kiss Core Knife Set, 18PCS Wood Kitchen Knife Block Professional Stainless Steel Blade Kitchen Knife... Kiss Core Knife Set, 18PCS Wood Kitchen Knife Block Professional Stainless Steel Blade Kitchen... No ratings yet
10 Kitchen Damascus Knife Set Japanese VG-10 Steel Knives Block Set Shadow Wood Handle for Chef Knife... Kitchen Damascus Knife Set Japanese VG-10 Steel Knives Block Set Shadow Wood Handle for Chef... No ratings yet
11 Knife Set Block - 8 Piece Chefs Knife Set - Damascus Steel VG10 Japanese Stainless Steel Home... Knife Set Block - 8 Piece Chefs Knife Set - Damascus Steel VG10 Japanese Stainless Steel Home... No ratings yet
12 Shun Classic 10-piece Knife Block Set Shun Classic 10-piece Knife Block Set No ratings yet
13 Shun Cutlery Classic 8 Piece Student Knife Set, Kitchen Knife Set with Knife Roll, Includes 8'... Shun Cutlery Classic 8 Piece Student Knife Set, Kitchen Knife Set with Knife Roll, Includes 8"... No ratings yet
14 Shun Cutlery Premier 7-Piece Essential Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes 8”... Shun Cutlery Premier 7-Piece Essential Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes... No ratings yet
15 BOKER 130425SET Damascus Black Set BOKER 130425SET Damascus Black Set No ratings yet
16 YOSHIHIRO- Hammered Damascus Chef Knife 6PC SET - MADE IN JAPAN YOSHIHIRO- Hammered Damascus Chef Knife 6PC SET - MADE IN JAPAN No ratings yet
17 Enso SG2 7 Piece Acacia Slim Knife Block Set - Made in Japan - 101 Layer Stainless Damascus Enso SG2 7 Piece Acacia Slim Knife Block Set - Made in Japan - 101 Layer Stainless Damascus No ratings yet
18 Enso HD 16 Piece Knife Set - Made in Japan - VG10 Hammered Damascus Stainless Steel with Acacia... Enso HD 16 Piece Knife Set - Made in Japan - VG10 Hammered Damascus Stainless Steel with Acacia... No ratings yet
19 Shun Cutlery Premier Grey 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife & Knife Block Set, Includes 8”... Shun Cutlery Premier Grey 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife & Knife Block Set, Includes... No ratings yet
20 Cuisinart C55-12PCKSAM 12-Piece Ceramic Coated Stainless Steel Knives, Comes with 6-Blades and... Cuisinart C55-12PCKSAM 12-Piece Ceramic Coated Stainless Steel Knives, Comes with 6-Blades and... No ratings yet

Bestseller No. 1
Shun Cutlery Premier 8-Piece Professional Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes...
  • PERFECT FOR AVID CHEFS: The Shun Premier 8-Piece Professional Block Set is the perfect cooking knife set for the avid home cook or professional chef.
  • SET INCLUDES: This knife and block set includes the Premier 8" Chef's Knife, 4" Paring Knife, 6.5" Utility Knife, 9" Bread Knife, 5.5" Santoku Knife,...
  • PREMIER KNIFE SERIES: Constructed with the corrosion- and wear-resistant VG-MAX cutting core and 68 layers of Damascus cladding with a hammered...
  • BAMBOO KNIFE BLOCK: The 11-slot knife block is made of durable, renewable bamboo that's easy to care for. It holds everything in this set with...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
SaleBestseller No. 2
Core Bamboo Paring Knife, 1 EA
  • ASSORTED COLORS: You will receive a randomly chosen color with this order.
  • 2-PACK: Order includes 2 paring knives in total.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT: This sharp tool features a comfortable design that is easy to handle as you cut through a variety of materials.
  • NONSTICK COATING: This paring knife features a coating of nonstick material, making it easy to clean and easy to cut through various foods.
  • COMFORT GRIP: Take advantage of the comfortable grip of this handle, allowing you to take on long tasks without muscle fatigue.
Bestseller No. 3
Boker Core Kitchen Knife Set Style 130780SET
  • Blade Material: X50CrMoV15
  • Blade Material: X50CrMoV15
  • Handle Material: Walnut Wood
  • Color: Brown
  • Item Number: 130780SET
Bestseller No. 4
XINZUO 73 Layer Damascus Steel 5Pcs Chef Knife Set, Hand Forged Sharp Kitchen Knife Set Powder Steel...
  • 【73 Layers Damascus Steel】 Made of high quality 73-layers Damascus steel, the steel core is 14Cr14MoVNb powder steel. The unique composition of...
  • 【Premium Olive Wood】 The ergonomic handle design will create a comfortable grip and provide optimal agility to cut a variety of foods with ease....
  • 【Perfect Sharp Blade】 Using traditional wet manual cutting technology, V-shaped sharpening technology, the cutting angle is 15 degrees on each...
  • 【Out Of The Box】 The product has been undergone rigorous testing to ensure that the weight between the handle and the blade is balanced to achieve...
  • 【XINZUO Brand】Comes with a beautiful gift box, suitable for holiday gifts and daily use. XINZUO kitchen knife is ideal for professional chefs and...
Bestseller No. 5
Shun Cutlery Dual Core Santoku Knife 7", Asian-Inspired Knife for All-Purpose Food Prep, Chef Knife...
  • SANTOKU KNIFE: The Shun 7-inch Dual Core Santoku knife is an Asian-inspired cooking knife that's a favorite among cooks for its ability to easily...
  • VERSATILE KNIFE: This kitchen knife is shorter than a standard chef's knife, light, agile and easy to maneuver with just enough belly curve for...
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: This cooking knife features 71 alternating micro-layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 and VG2 stainless steel for a...
  • BEAUTIFUL, DURABLE HANDLE: The traditional octagon-shaped, ebony-finished Pakkawood handle provides a comfortable, secure grip. A rabbet tang controls...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
Bestseller No. 6
Shun Cutlery Premier 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife, Knife Block Set, Includes 8” Chef's...
  • START YOUR COLLECTION: The Shun Premier 5-Piece Starter Block Set helps you start your cooking knife set with the essentials all in one beautiful...
  • SET INCLUDES: This knife and block set includes the Premier 8-inch Chef's Knife, 4-inch Paring Knife, 6.5-inch Utility Knife and Combination Honing...
  • PREMIER KNIFE SERIES: Constructed with the corrosion- and wear-resistant VG-MAX cutting core and 68 layers of Damascus cladding with a hammered...
  • BAMBOO KNIFE BLOCK: The Slimline Knife Block is made of durable, renewable bamboo that's easy to care for. It holds everything in this set with...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
Bestseller No. 7
Shun Cutlery Dual Core Yanagiba Knife, 10.5", Traditional Design, Glides Through Cuts of Fish with...
  • TRADITIONAL JAPANESE KNIFE: Prepare the perfect cuts of sushi or sashimi with the Shun 10.5-inch Dual Core Yanagiba Knife. This kitchen knife has the...
  • ULTIMATE SUSHI KNIFE: With a blade stock thicker than the rest of the Dual Core series, this cooking knife has the heft and rigidity to glide through...
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: This sashimi knife features 71 alternating micro-layers of high-carbon, high-chromium VG10 and VG2 stainless steel for a...
  • BEAUTIFUL, DURABLE HANDLE: The traditional octagon-shaped, ebony-finished Pakkawood handle provides a comfortable, secure grip. A rabbet tang controls...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
SaleBestseller No. 8
Professinal Damascus steel VG10 Core Kithen Chef Knife Set (Gentleness Raindrop Patter 5 PC)
  • ✔️The kitchen knife set includes: 3.5 inch paring knife, 5 inch utility knife, 7 inch santoku knife, 8 inch chef knife, 8 inch bread knife.
  • ✔️High Quality: This kitchen knife set is made of high quality Japanese 67-layer VG-10 Damascus steel, covering different layers of steel with a...
  • ✔️Ergonomic Wooden Handle: Ultra-premium G10 handle is military grade with lifetime durability, will not shrink or fade., moderate handle weight,...
  • ✔️Easy maintenance: All tools are safely stored in the acacia knife holder. The simple appearance can decorate the kitchen without taking up...
  • ✔️We are committed to providing high quality products, providing you with a lifetime of exemplary services, and conducting risk-free testing
Bestseller No. 9
Kiss Core Knife Set, 18PCS Wood Kitchen Knife Block Professional Stainless Steel Blade Kitchen Knife...
  • 【Premium Black Kitchen Knife Set】 Superior and high-quality knife set for all your cooking needs, has restaurant and culinary school knife set...
  • 【One Piece Value Knife Set】 18 pieces knife set includes an 8.2" chef knife, 8.4" slicing knife, 6.9" santoku knife, 8.4" serrated bread knife,...
  • 【Easy to Storage】 All knives store safely in the bamboo knife block with a built-in cutting board holder for space-efficient storage, and are easy...
  • 【Convenient Design】 With a cutting board handle, ideal knife storage ser for the kitchen, not only can be store knives set(included) but also be...
  • 【Ideal Gift Choices】 Ideal gifts to friends, or parents for birthdays, housewarmings, Christmas, Father's Day, Mother's Day, and New Year's Day....
Bestseller No. 10
Kitchen Damascus Knife Set Japanese VG-10 Steel Knives Block Set Shadow Wood Handle for Chef Knife...
  • 【Perfect Full Set 】Professional Damascus Knives set includes 8"chef's, 6"Nakiri, 3.5' paring, 8" bread , 7"santoku, 5" Utility, 6"boning and Wood...
  • 【Best Quality】Knives Set crafted of premium Japanese vg10 67-layer steel for excellent edge retention An ultra sharp vg-10V Japanese super steel...
  • 【Rare Solid Wood Handle】188 Days Hand-Forged Surface white shadow wood handle .real solid wood handles in your hands, very accurate to the touch...
  • 【New Design - Knife Block Set】The minimalist structure provides reliable protection and space for tools. The transparent design helps to circulate...
  • 【WARRANTY】Offering lifetime quality and satisfaction guarantee and 24 Hrs dedicated email customer support. Our Chef Japanese Damscus Steel knives...
Bestseller No. 11
Knife Set Block - 8 Piece Chefs Knife Set - Damascus Steel VG10 Japanese Stainless Steel Home...
  • 🎄【Professional Chef Knife Set 】 Japnese Damascus Steel Set includs 8"chef's, 6"Nakiri, 3.5' paring, 8" bread , 7"santoku, 5" Utility, 6"boning...
  • 🎄【Best Quality】Knives Set crafted of premium Japanese vg10 67 layers steel for excellent edge retention An ultra sharp vg-10V Japanese super...
  • 🎄 【New Design - Knife Block Set】The minimalist structure provides reliable protection and space for tools. The transparent design helps to...
  • 🎄【Premium Wood Handle】188 Days Hand-Forged Surface white shadow wood handle .real solid wood handles in your hands, very accurate to the touch...
  • 🎄【WARRANTY】Offering lifetime quality and satisfaction guarantee and 24 Hrs dedicated email customer support. Our Chef Japanese Damscus Steel...
Bestseller No. 12
Shun Classic 10-piece Knife Block Set
  • Set includes: 3.5-inch Paring Knife, 4.5-inch Honesuki Knife, 5-inch Hollow Edge Nakiri Knife, 6-inch Utility Knife, 7-inch Santoku Knife
  • Set also includes: 8-inch Chef's Knife, 9-inch Hollow Edge Carving Knife, 9-inch Combination Honing Steel, Shun Multi-Purpose Kitchen Shears, 13-slot...
  • VG-MAX cutting core with 34-layers (each side) and stainless Damascus cladding. Rockwell Hardness: 60-61; hand-sharpened Japanese double-bevel blade...
  • D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handle is strong, durable and resists moisture
  • Handcrafted in Seki, Japan; Hand wash with gentle dish soap and dry immediately
SaleBestseller No. 13
Shun Cutlery Classic 8 Piece Student Knife Set, Kitchen Knife Set with Knife Roll, Includes 8"...
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED: The Shun Classic 8-Piece Student Set is the perfect gift for students heading to culinary school. The sturdy Shun 8-Slot Knife...
  • SET INCLUDES: This professional knife set comes with the Classic 8" Chef's Knife, 3.5" Paring Knife, 6" Utility Knife, 6" Boning/Fillet Knife, 9"...
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: Constructed with Shun's proprietary VG-MAX cutting core and clad in 68 layers of stainless Damascus, Classic knives are...
  • COMFORTABLE HANDLE: The D-shaped, ebony-finished Pakkawood handles are durable, beautiful, don’t harbor bacteria, and comfortable to use for both...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
Bestseller No. 14
Shun Cutlery Premier 7-Piece Essential Block Set, Kitchen Knife and Knife Block Set, Includes 8”...
  • START YOUR COLLECTION: The Shun Premier 7-Piece Essential Block Set helps you start your cooking knife set with the essentials all in one beautiful...
  • SET INCLUDES: This knife and block set includes the Premier 8-inch Chef's Knife, 4-inch Paring Knife, 6.5-inch Utility Knife, 9-inch Bread Knife, Herb...
  • PREMIER KNIFE SERIES: Constructed with the corrosion- and wear-resistant VG-MAX cutting core and 68 layers of Damascus cladding with a hammered...
  • BAMBOO KNIFE BLOCK: The 11-slot knife block is made of durable, renewable bamboo that's easy to care for. It holds everything in this set with...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
Bestseller No. 15
BOKER 130425SET Damascus Black Set
  • VERSATILITY: This set comes with 7 of the best tools of the kitchen trade: the Böker Damascus Black Series Vegetable Knife, Paring Knife, Utility...
  • USE: The Paring Knife allows you to cut right along the skin of fruits and veggies. The Small Chef’s Knife & Chef’s Knife are useful on everything...
  • UNIQUENESS of DAMASCUS: The production of Damascus steel is a millennia-old craft where at least two steels of different compositions are forged...
  • QUALITY: The Böker Damascus Black Series blends two high-quality components together: the traditional Japanese knife shape, with the Damascus blade...
  • DIMENSIONS: Paring Knife is 8” long with 3.75” blade and weighs 1.7oz. Small Chef’s Knife is 11.13” long with 6.13” blade and weighs 2.4oz....
Bestseller No. 16
YOSHIHIRO- Hammered Damascus Chef Knife 6PC SET - MADE IN JAPAN
  • Forged and hammered with 16 layers of steel in the Damascus tradition with a VG-10 Core, the VG-10 Hammered Damascus Series has been a perennial best...
  • A complete set of all the essential culinary knives you need in any kitchen.The Gyuto is a versatile chef knife & comes in 2 sizes. The Petty is a...
  • Preparing delicious meals starts with taking wholesome ingredients and using the best tools such as a high quality chef’s knife to make every meal...
  • Proudly made in Japan. These knives are complimented with a premium Western Style Handle that extends to the full tang of the knife and ergonomically...
  • Traditional Japanese knife making values a sharp edge, which requires attention and care. Sharpening and honing should be done with only water...
Bestseller No. 17
Enso SG2 7 Piece Acacia Slim Knife Block Set - Made in Japan - 101 Layer Stainless Damascus
  • Set Includes: 4" Paring Knife, 6" Utility Knife, 6.5" Santoku Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 9" Bread Knife, Stainless Steel Take-Apart Kitchen Shears & 6...
  • Constructed of Japanese SG2 Micro Carbide powder stainless steel, Japanese kanji is hand engraved on the blade; 63 Rockwell Hardness
  • 101 layer stainless steel Damascus construction with SG2 steel core; Double-bevel edge for both right and left-handed use
  • Black canvas micarta handle with 18/10 stainless steel bolster and engraved end cap, red spacers and Samurai Crest; enclosed full tang handle...
  • Clean with warm water and mild detergent; approximately 12° blade angle; Handcrafted in Seki City, Japan with a lifetime warranty
Bestseller No. 18
Enso HD 16 Piece Knife Set - Made in Japan - VG10 Hammered Damascus Stainless Steel with Acacia...
  • Set Includes: 4" Paring Knife, 5.5" Prep Knife, 6" Utility Knife, 6.5" Santoku Knife, 8" Chef's Knife, 9" Bread Knife, 9" Slicing Knife, Six 4.5"...
  • Knives crafted of premium Japanese VG10 37-layer stainless steel for excellent edge retention; Each blade features a stunning hammered (tsuchime)...
  • Rockwell Hardness 61°; blades are hand-ground to approximately 12°
  • Double bevel edge for both right and left-handed use; black canvas micarta handle with three stainless steel rivets
  • All Enso knives are handcrafted in Seki City, Japan with a lifetime warranty
Bestseller No. 19
Shun Cutlery Premier Grey 5-Piece Starter Block Set, Kitchen Knife & Knife Block Set, Includes 8”...
  • START YOUR COLLECTION: The Shun Premier Grey 5-Piece Starter Block Set helps you start your cooking knife set with the essentials all in one beautiful...
  • SET INCLUDES: This knife and block set includes the Premier Grey 8-inch Chef's Knife, 4-inch Paring Knife, 6.5-inch Utility Knife and Combination...
  • PREMIER GREY KNIFE SERIES: Constructed with the corrosion- and wear-resistant VG-MAX cutting core and 68 layers of Damascus cladding with a hammered...
  • BAMBOO KNIFE BLOCK: The Slimline Knife Block is made of durable, renewable bamboo that's easy to care for. It holds everything in this set with...
  • TRADITIONAL, ARTISAN CUTLERY: Inspired by the traditions of ancient Japan, Shun knives are handcrafted by highly skilled artisans to produce blades of...
Bestseller No. 20
Cuisinart C55-12PCKSAM 12-Piece Ceramic Coated Stainless Steel Knives, Comes with 6-Blades and...
  • QUALITY and PRECISION: These high-quality stainless steel blades are extremely sharp with an array of colors that represent each knife in the set
  • EASY TO USE: Nonstick ceramic coating makes is easy to slice your food and keeps the blades sharp for a long time
  • COLOR CODING: Color coding reduces the risk of cross-use during food preparation
  • SET INCLUDES: 8-inch Chef knife w/ Blade Guard, 8-inch Slicing knife w/ Blade Guard, 8-inch Serrated bread knife w/ Blade Guard, 7-inch Santorum knife...
  • LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY: Your Cuisinart cookware is warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship under normal home use
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FAQ:

Q: What are the best kitchen knives for a beginner?

A: Best Overall Chef’s Knife: Wusthof Classic 8-Inch Chef’s Knife Best Value Chef’s Knife: J.A. … Sharpest Chef’s Knife: Global Santoku 7-Inch Chef’s Knife Best Multi-Purpose Chef’s Knife: Misen 8-Inch Chef’s Knife Best Chef’s Knife for Small Hands: Shun Classic 6-Inch Chef’s Knife Most Versatile Chef’s Knife: Wusthof Classic Craftsman Knife

Q: What is the best set of kitchen knives?

A: Best knife set: Zwilling Knife Block Bamboo 6 pcs Runner-up knife set: Robert Welch Book Knife Block Set Best Japanese knife set: Wulf Den Deli Carbonroq Executive 7 PC Japanese Knife Set Best bread knife: Ballarini 7 Piece Pakka Wood Knife Block Best for comfortable handles: Global G-636/7B 7 Piece Knife Block Set

Q: What are the best kitchen knife brands?

A: Best Kitchen Knife Brands: Quick Summary Best German Kitchen Knife Brand: Wusthof Most Proven Kitchen Knife Brand: Zwilling J.A. Henckels Most Unique Kitchen Knife Brand: Global Best Japanese Kitchen Knife Brand: Shun Best Value Kitchen Knife Brand: Victorinox What to Look For In a Kitchen Knife Brand

Q: What are the best cooking knives?

A: – Cuisinart Multiclad Pro Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set. … – Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Round Casserole. … – Elechomes XL 18.5 Quart Air Fryer Oven. … – Ninja Foodi 12-in-1 Deluxe XL 8 Qt. … – Wolf Gourmet Programmable Coffee Maker System with 10 Cup Thermal Carafe. … – Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series Smart Blender. … – Henckels Statement Kitchen Knife Set. …