A chef's knife is a must have in every well equipped kitchen. It is the ideal all-purpose knife that can be used to dice onions, crush garlic, slice meats of all varieties, mince shallots, chop herbs, shred cabbage, and much more. This 5" straight blade Victorinox chef knife features a comfortable and slip-free Fibrox handle. The blade is made from European stainless steel that has been a hallmark of Victorinox for more than 130 years. The chef's knife is made in Switzerland by the makers of the Swiss army knives and has a lifetime warranty.