A chef's knife is the most essential knife in any kitchen. The Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch chef's knife is sometimes called a French knife or cook's knife. It's perfect for a multitude of tasks such as chopping, dicing, and mincing. The ergonomically designed handle feels good in your hand and helps keep balance. Made with German stainless steel construction, this knife is guaranteed to last thanks to a Wusthof lifetime warranty.