Global 11in Chef's Knife is the cookÕs most important and versatile cutting tool. This all purpose knife is used for a variety of cutting and chopping work, as well as slicing, julienning, dicing, and mincing. Global Chef's Knives are razor sharp and in the hands of a skilled cook they can be more accurate and faster than a machine. Professional chefs and home cooks love Global knives. Global's innovative features are their edge, balance and seamless stainless steel construction. The gorgeous modern Lightweight design includes a textured handle for a secure grip, offering superior control and precision. Global's unique smooth contours and seamless construction prevent food and dirt particles from collecting on the knife, offering the ultimate in safety and hygiene. It is recommended that you Handwash with mild dishsoap, rinse and dry thoroughly with a towel.