The Shun Premier Tim Mälzer Series has been tailored specifically to the needs and requirements of professional chefs. In this premium series, the high-quality material properties of the well-known Shun Classic Series are combined with an entirely novel and commanding overall appearance. The blade is divided into three different textures: The blade's back down to its middle has been hammered to create a surface known as Tsuchime.
This is followed by a fine matt Damascus grain typical for Shun. The blade is finished with a highly-polished precision cutting edge. The meticulously machined blade is paired with a medium brown, grained pakkawood handle. The blade's particularly hard and durable steel core provides incredible sharpness and a long-lasting cutting ability.
The Japanese version of the Chef’s knife, The Santoku Knife. Translating to “three ways” the Santoku is an all-rounded knife that performs, as its name denotes, 3 cutting functions - slicing, dicing and mincing.
Traditionally the blade of the Santoku knife was to feature no curve as Japanese chefs typically used forward and backwards cutting strokes or a straight up and down chop which meant that the rocking motion on a cutting board could not be achieved.