Shun Classic 8" Chef Knife


Known as one of the most popular blade lengths and styles amongst home and professional chef's alike, Shun's Classic 8" Chef Knife is ideal for a wide variety of culinary needs. Mince and dice herbs and garlic, chop medium to large fruits and vegetables or debone and fillet meat and fish. Make more confident cuts in melons and squash or use the wide blade to quickly move ingredients from the cutting board to the pan. If you're looking for a high-performance knife that offers a lot of bang-for-your-buck, then look no further. Also available in an 6" Chef's Knife, an 8" Chef's Knife with Hollow Grounds, and a 10" Chef's Knife.

The Shun Classic line offers an unsurpassed variety of traditional blade styles infused with sleek, modern design—so you always have the right knife at your fingertips.

  • Blade Length: 8"
  • Steel: Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core, wrapped in 34 layers (each side) of stainless Damascus steel
  • Handle: D-shaped PakkaWood®, ebony finish
  • Hand Wash Recommended
  • Lifetime Warranty

About Shun

For the past 100 years, Shun Cutlery has been admired as one of the world’s premier culinary brands—creating their masterpieces one at a time in the cutlery capital of Seki, Japan. Taking inspiration from the legendary blade-making traditions of ancient sword smiths, each item requires 100 handcrafted steps to complete and produces an exceptionally unique, one-of-a-kind design that transforms each product into a functional work of art. Synonymous with perfection, tradition, and performance, Shun brings exquisite craftsmanship and an unparalleled beauty to every tool their skilled knife-makers create. Every Shun product is backed by their Lifetime Warranty against manufacturing defects and includes free sharpening for life.