If you needed just one knife for your kitchen go for a quality chefs knife and if you are going for Global buy the G-2/AN. The G-2/AN is the best-selling Japanese kitchen knife ever made! It can slice, dice, chop, and really do anything that you need. A multi-purpose all round blade that is included in virtually every knife set produced. It has won dozens of awards over the years testifying to the popularity of the blade. Global (represented by the G-2/AN) has won the Which? Best Knife category 3 times in a row.