High-carbon, no-stain steel

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About
Contains many different materials, such as chromium, molybdenum, and vanadium. Most knives made for professional use are made of such compositions. Blades made from this material are less resistant to abrasion than pure stainless steel knives and are much easier to sharpen. They are also resistant to corrosion.
Every professional knife kit contains all of the following knives, along with auxiliary cutting and shaping utensils.