OXO PRO Chef’s Knife: 8″ / 20cm blade, German stainless steel. An essential all-purpose knife with a tapered blade, ideal for chopping, mincing and slicing. This full-tang knife features a blade and bolster made of fully forged, high-carbon, German stainless steel for superior strength, durability and balance. The curved bolster is designed to support the thumb and forefinger for a chef-style grip . The ergonomic, contoured handle is shaped for comfort and provides a safe, secure grip. Hand wash only.