Our Yoshihiro Hayate ZDP-189 Super High Carbon Stainless Steel Sujihiki Kiritsuke is a state of the art Handcrafted Japanese Chefs knife. ZDP-189 is a high carbon steel that sits at the forefront of next generation steel developed in Japan to maximize cutting performance and edge retention like no other before it. With a HRC scale of 66-67, this knife will make and keep its superior edge for an extreme period of time. It is perfect for those professionals who have daily high-volume prep work for extended hours. The ZDP-189 core is clad with a softer stainless steel to add to its durability and ease of maintenance, and comes complimented with a traditional Japanese style Premium double ironwood bolstered Premium ebony handle with Sterling Silver ring equipped with a protective wooden sheath called a “Saya,” which is easy to clean and resistant to stain and odor. Hand wash with mild cleanser; NSF Approved; Handmade by skilled tradesmen in Japan.
One of the most essential knives a chef and a cook can have is a Japanese slicing knife known as a Sujihiki knife. Using the best ingredients requires the right tools. From slicing filets of fish fresh from the fish monger to carving a roast chicken straight from the oven, even the simplest tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional. The Sujihiki Kiritsuke has sword tip that helps balance the weight of the knife and is recommended for chefs who are interested in a Sujihiki but have a smaller working space. Even the simplest of tasks are elevated with a handcrafted knife that is as beautiful as it is functional.
The Sujihiki Kiritsuke slicer is perfect for fabricating large roasts to thinly slicing cucumbers or smoked salmon. Yoshihiro Sujihiki Kiritsuke slicing knives are perfect for table side carving during holidays and special occasions.