No doubts about it, the 8-inch Fibrox Chef's Knife is one of the most useful kitchen knives. Whether you're preparing one course or six, it's a high-quality versatile must-have for every serious cook. Most cooks find themselves using this knife for more tasks around the kitchen than any other.
The Fibrox handle is non-slip and super comfortable for a wide variety of hand shapes, and since it's molded, is very resistant to water infiltration along the point where the handle meets the blade.
These knives are quite sharp, take an edge great, are easy to resharpen and maintain in general, and are just great all-around workhorses for the home user and professional alike.
And YES, this is the knife that is so popular due to the Cook's Illustrated recommendations!
Victorinox models numbers: 40520, 47520