This Dexter DuoGlide 8" Chef's Knife is a great knife to have in the kitchen. Dexter DuoGlide blades feature state of the art blade geometry combined with maximum sharpness provides an easier cut with superior control over conventional knives. These knives feature an optimal-sized, soft touch grip which is designed to accommodate multiple hand positions for a more comfortable fit and is backed by the Arthritis Foundation. The blades are made of stain-free, high-carbon steel for maximum corrosion resistance and the edges are individually ground and hone to a fine edge. The handles feature a soft, high-impact, stain resistant core, a soft-touch textured grip and they are sealed to the blade for sanitation.