The Shun Reserve Chef’s Knife is an unparalleled piece of cutlery designed for precision and long life. Handcrafted in Japan, but designed for Western-style culinary applications. A micro-carbide cutting core is wrapped in 32 layers of nickel and stainless steel, providing a weighty center for focused cutting. The full-tang blade extends into a Shun PakkaWood handle, which is sleek and comfortable. The Shun Premier series combines beauty and balance, resulting in a knife that will cut perfectly for a lifetime. Use this chef’s knife for virtually any kitchen task, from chopping lettuce to cutting fat.