Kitchen knives

We last tested kitchen knives in 2013. There are no updates planned.

Cutting a green capsicum with a kitchen knife.

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JA Henckels Four Star Chef’s Knife 31071-200

worth considering

77

Price guide

$270

Member Reviews

    This knife has very good handling, very good initial sharpness and OK edge durability.

    Test results

    • 80
      Handling
    • 86
      Initial sharpness
    • 60
      Edge durability

    Good points

    • Very good handling.
    • Very good initial sharpness.
    • OK edge durability.

    Bad points

    (No obvious bad points.)

    How we test

    Overall score:

    • Handling (60 percent)
    • Initial sharpness (20 percent)
    • Edge durability (20 percent)

    Price is based on a March 2013 price survey.

    Model

    • Price guide

      $270

    • Origin

      Germany

    Specifications

    • Size (cm)

      20

    • Weight (g)

      208

    • Handle

      Plastic

    More info

    • Notes

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