Perfect for hard crusted, European style breads, this 9.5” Offset Bread Knife can slice through the toughest crusts, while providing excellent knuckle clearance so you can finish the job without having to stop to move your hands. The serrated edge also allows you to peel and slice cantaloupe, watermelons, and honeydews. The forked tip is also great for serving at parties or the dinner table.
I received a Gunter knife set a year ago. This offset knife is amazing. I use it as work alone with other bread knifes and nothing cuts like this one!
This is a special price of Williams Sonoma. Then this is the best quality for my life nevertheless I have used Japanese famous knives made in Kyoto for a long time. And a remarkable point, Michel Bras knife user will be able to have a professional sharping service in free of charge. I can use these knifes without anxiety.
Pros: Sharpness, Shape
These knives are as beautiful to look at as they are pleasurable to use.
Comfortable, balanced, holds edge well.
What more do you need?
Pros: Quality, Balance, Sharpness, Weight
I have a set of the Shun Classics and this set set. It is the perfect knife out there. I have owned Henckels and Global and the Shuns are the best. A tip for guys: if you plan to buy this set, be sure to tell your fiance or be prepared to buy her a very expensive purse. I wish Williams-Sonoma would include a knife block whit this set. $550 for the matching block is very steep.
I have been using a cutco 32 piece ultimate set. Just bought this set for christmas. If money is not an issue, this is a wonderful addition to any kitchen.
These are wonderful knives and they are a great addition to my kitchen. The service offered by Michel Bras seems outstanding (but I haven't yet used it).
And by the way, Williams Sonoma sells them cheaper than the list price in France, so don't hesitate a second if you really want them.
I don't give them a 5-star rating because at that price they could definitely come with an individual protective sheath or scabbard.
I love these knives! Bought them today after seeing them on Oprah - can see why they are one of her "favorite things"! The paring knife peeled & sliced very juicy pear beautifully for tonight's salad (with gorgonzola & spiced pecans - yum!) the Santoku sliced tough skinned tomatoes & tri-tip like butter. I love that I won't have to sharpen it before each use like I do with my steel knives.
I bought this knife set about a year ago and it has done a great job cutting my vegetables and meats. I would recommend this product to a friend. But beware: You do have to take really good care of the titanium. I always wash them by hand with mild dish soap and wipe them dry after every use and then put them back in the knife block. Even with extra care, the titanium seems to spot and wear over time on my most frequently used knife, the 7.5 inch Santouku. It is just the nature of titanium--as a transition metal, it will be sensitive to oxidants and reductants to a degree, so careful about cleaning! On the bright side, it looks well-used, just like a well-made copper pot develops a rich patina over time, the patina on the titanium looks rustic, yet classy.
Overall, I am very happy with my purchase because these are truly unique from the other brands in terms of design and ease of use, and I have previously used Cutco, Wustoff and Henckels.
My wife think these are the sharps cutting edge she has aver had and is looking forward to using them
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Balance, Versatile, Weight
I bought this set of knives for my college-age son for Christmas, as he likes to cook as much as I do. I have a set of my own and use them daily. Everyone who tries them, loves them. I have probably sold 15 sets of them to my friends. I treat them respectfully, only using them on wood or bamboo cutting boards, no cutting paper or plastic or anything else. I wash them immediately so they are ready for the next cut. I don't even put them away most of the time. Can't miss purchase.
Pros: Easy to Use, Quality, Balance, Easy to Clean, Sharpness, Weight, do not stain or hold odors
I couldn't believe how well my Gunter Wilhelm knifes cut, i mean without any effort i sliced tomatoes, my knife just glided through it. I absolutely love this product!
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Easy to Clean, Easy to Store, Size, Strength, Sharpness, Shape, Weight