Cooking and prepping in the kitchen just got easier with this WMF Spitzenklasse Santoku knife. This knife is designed for the Asian kitchen. Derived from Japanese blade shapes, the Santoku features a blade that is ideal for cutting and chopping meat, fish, vegetables or herbs. With this knife, the ingredients for the wok have the best preparation. WMF Spitzenklasse is a classic collection, with knife blades made from special forged blade steel that is extremely hard, robust and rust-free, guaranteeing high cutting capability and presisting edge retention over the entire blade length. The riveted grip caps are made from durable, high quality special plastic that joins seamlessly with the blade, while the adequate bolsters help balance the knives and protect hands from accidental slips across the blade. The tang provides additional balance, making these knives great performers. Up to 45 production steps guarantee perfect workmanship with these knives, once again underscoring WMF's commitment to bringing you the highest quality products for the kitchen and home.