Zwilling Four Star 5 1/2 inch santoku knife with hollow edge utility knife The Santoku knife from Henckels is also known as an Asian chefs knife. It has a broad blade and an extremely sharp cutting edge. The blade is more curved at its tip when compared to a regular chefs knife. The santoku knife, like a cooks knife, can be used for cutting meat, fish and vegetables for all types of dishes. This JA Henckels knife has a lifetime guarantee, evidence of its great German-made quality.