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About Knife Brands

Wusthof, Henckels, Shun and Global are among the best, well-esteemed knife brands. But there are definitely plenty of other reputable brands for value, quality, design and more. Find all of our featured kitchen knife brand info right here.

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Victorinox Swiss Army Knives: Brand Spotlight

Victorinox Swiss Army Knives: Brand Spotlight

Victorinox Swiss Army traces its history back to 1884 when Karl Elsner opened up a cutlery shop with the help of his mother, Victoria, in Ibach-Schwyz, Switzerland. As the name implies, they eventually supplied the pocket knives for the Swiss Army that achieved worldwide popularity in 1945 as that the “Original Swiss Army Knife,” but [...]

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Kyocera Knives: Brand Spotlight

Kyocera Knives: Brand Spotlight

Made in Japan, Kyocera ceramic knives embody truly advanced technology and performance in the kitchen. Resistant to rust, wear, acids and alkilisalkalis, ceramic blades are striking to behold but just as amazing to slice and dice with. They have a nonstick surface for easy cleaning and less sticking while chopping, while their molded, ergonomic handles [...]

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J. A. Henckels International Knives: Brand Spotlight

J. A. Henckels International Knives: Brand Spotlight

Often considered the more affordable version of its parent company, J.A. Henckels, J. A. Henckels International was established as an attempt to bring the storied German tradition of knife making to the budget-conscious masses. They may not have the same weight and craftsmanship as their Zwilling counterpart, but J. A. Henckels Int’l strives to provide [...]

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Global Knives: Brand Spotlight

Global Knives: Brand Spotlight

Since their introduction in 1985, Global has been praised for their combination of durability, precision and sleek aesthetic appeal. Made from one continuous piece of stainless steel and balanced by weighting the handle by filling it with sand, the resulting knives are lightweight with no moving parts. The Cromova 18 stainless steel blade will hold [...]

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Chef’s Choice Sharpeners: Brand Spotlight

Chef’s Choice Sharpeners: Brand Spotlight

Chef’s Choice cemented their name among the ranks of kitchenware greats in 1985 when they came out with a game-changing electric knife sharpener that suddenly made sharpening stones look positively primitive. Julia Child, Jacques Pepin and Craig Claiborne all soon sang its praises. Since that day they’ve added meat slicers, manual sharpeners, and kitchen knives, [...]

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Ken Onion by Shun

Ken Onion by Shun

Cutlery expert and custom knife-maker Ken Onion joined forces with Shun to develop this cutting-edge collection of knives. Aesthetically these Japanese-forged knives are in a class by themselves, but their looks follow function, not style fashion alone. Ken was looking to maximize ergonomics as well as control in his innovations. The most immediate style differentiator [...]

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