Shun Classic 7" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife


Maximize your culinary performance with Shun's full-sized Classic 7" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife. Named "Kitchen Knife of the Year" by Blade magazine, this award-winning knife features hollow grounds (a.k.a. grantons, kullens or kullenschliffs) that reduce drag and help ensure ingredients don't stick to the blade. Known for its versatility, it's perfect for cutting and slicing produce or breaking down and filleting meat and fish. Compact and multi-purpose, this functional blade will quickly become the most used blade in your knife block. Also available in an 5.5" Santuko 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: 7"
  • 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.