This is a superb chef knife -- highly recommended for home or professional use. Sharp, well-made, great looking, rugged, and with a super comfortable handle. You will get MANY years of happy cooking out of this knife!
The Wusthof Classic IKON Chef's Knife, 20 cm (8"), is a great all-around kitchen knife for home or professional use. This shape is the most essential of all knives used in the kitchen. 8-inch length is ideal for most of today's cooking styles. Precision forged from a single blank of steel with full tang. Features the popular new blade style without bolster, for ease of sharpening, full-blade length performance, and lighter weight. Most any kitchen cutting, slicing and chopping is easily accomplished with this perfectly balanced tool featuring a comfortable and nearly indestructible grip and razor-sharp hardened stainless steel edge. German forged steel quality for a lifetime of use.