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In our comprehensive Chefs knife section where you will find the very best chefs knives available from around the World.

From Japan we offer Tojiro Senkou chefs knives, Kasumi Damascus and Kasumi Titanium chefs knives, Global G series, Global GS series, Global GF series, Global GSF series and Global GT series, Tamahagane Bamboo and Tamahagane San chefs knives, Bunmei chefs knives, Masahiro chefs knives, Miyabi chefs knives, Sekiryu chefs knives and Sai chefs knives. Read More...

  • Pro Balance

    Pro Balance Knives are very sharp, colour coded knives with a unique adjustable balance mechanism. The knife's ingenious design uses state of the art technology to allow the Pro-Balance knife to be adjusted for balance and handle weight by the individual user. The one-piece structure undergoes sub-zero treatment that creates an immensely sharp steel, ideal for use in busy kitchens. The fine cutting edge slices through the toughest of foods and the ergonomically designed, non-slip handle feels comfortable and flexible in the hand.

  • Nagomi Knives

    Nagomi Mitsuboshi Cutlery Company has been producing fine cutlery, knives and Samurai swords since 1873. With almost 150 years of experience they are amongst the most experienced makers of knives in Japan. The Nagomi Collection is their finest range of kitchen knives. Cold forged from a 33 Layer Damascus steel, these handmade knives are the perfectly answer for someone looking for Japanese sharpness and cutting ability, German toughness whilst having the ability to re-sharpen relatively easily . The toughness results in a knife that will keep its sharpness for longer and an edge that is less prone to damage.

  • Titan Knives

    Silver Titan and Diamond Titan knives use patented hybrid technology to produce knives that are extremely light, easy to use and are hygienic.

    Silver Titan uses a hybrid of ceramic, titanium and silver whilst the Diamond Titan range uses a hybrid of ceramic, titanium and diamonds.

    Ergonomically designed handles are non slip and easy to work with, whilst blades are stain resistant, durable and extremely sharp.

  • Global NI

    The Global NI 2nd generation range of Global Knives comprises the GN Series, GNFS Series, GNM Series and GNS Series. These longer bladed knives feature a new longer handle design and oriental style shape with a thicker blade for greater weighting and easier cutting. The new style longer handle and shaft is rounded to provide greater control and comfort using a pinch grip. The Global NI knives feature a longer lasting razor sharp edge, Chromova 18 stainless steel construction and perfectly weighted hollow handles.
  • Bunmei Knives

    Bunmei knives are the favourite of many Japanese cooks. They are made in the traditional Japanese style, and have a typical Japanese look and feel.

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  • Colour Coded Knives

    A comprehensive range of colour coded knives for all applications. Offering a great combination of quality and value with stainless steel blades and hygienic, dishwasher proof handles.

    These colour coded knives are available in red for raw meat, brown for vegetables, blue for raw fish, white for bakery and dairy, green for salad and yellow for cooked meat. A range of black handled knives are also available for use where colour coding is not required. A full range is available including cooks knives, fillet knives, boning knives, bread knives, slicers, palette knives, paring knives, utility knives and vegetable knives in various different sizes and colour options.

    You will find a full range of knife sharpeners, knife storage cases and bags to complement you colour coded knife range in our Chefs Knife section and a range of colour coded chopping boards in our food hygiene area. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Dick Knives

    Dick knives are produced to the very highest standards by the highly regarded German knife company Friedr.Dick. Founded in 1778 they have a reputation for producing a complete range of high quality knives, sharpening steels and grinding machines for chefs worldwide. Our offer includes a wide selection of HACCP, Premier and Pro Dynamic knives which will suit any kitchen. The Dick 1905 range has symmetrical steel rings that are connected smoothly to the moulded handle. The knife produced is one of the strongest on the market. The blade is made from top quality German stainless steel with a unique sharp cutting edge. The Dick Premier Plus range offers chromium strengthened steel for ultimate protection against corrosion. This excellent top quality substance is then forged into a perfectly balanced and ergonomically shaped knife. The resulting knife offers excellent comfort. Dick Premier WACS knives offer a hygienic non-stick coating containing ceramic particles to make slicing effortless. The plastic handles offer a mother-of-pearl optic and are easy to grip. Dick Pro Dynamic premium quality knives are designed for use in all cooking areas. They feature solid colour coded handles and quality blades to prevent contamination of foods. The Dick range is completed with a selection of quality sharpening steels, knife bags, cases, wallets and pre assembled 8, 11 or 18 piece knife sets.
  • Global Knives

    York Catering Supplies is a main UK stockist for all brands of top quality Chefs knives and Cooks knives. We keep in stock for immediate despatch almost the complete range of Global knives and Global knife sharpeners and accessories. Global knives are made from the finest high carbon stainless steel available, to produce top quality professional quality kitchen knives. Still hand crafted in Yoshikin, Japan using its own proprietary stainless steel called CROMOVA 18, these knives offer a thinner, much sharper edge than many kitchen knives. Their sleek elegant construction eliminates dirt and food traps for superior hygiene. We offer the full range of Global knives available. Read More... The Global G Series of classic larger knives include the best selling G-2 20cm Cooks knife as well as the G-1 21cm Slicer knife, G-5 18cm Vegetable knife, G-9 22cm Bread knife, G-8 22cm Roast slicer and the G-12 Meat chopper. The Global GS Series is a classic collection of smaller and medium-sized knives for general food preparation. The range includes the GS-3 13cm Cooks knife, GS-5 14cm Vegetable chopper, GS-9 8cm Tomato knife, GS-11 Flexible utility knife as well as spatulas, palette knives and fish bone tweezers. The Global GSF Series is made up of smaller knives with solid handles, perfect for peeling, paring and chopping smaller food items. Including the GSF-15 8cm Spearpoint peeling knife and the GSF-22 11cm Utility knife. The Global GF Series offers larger, more durable drop forged knives for general use in addition to the GF-24 Fully forged straight carving fork. This range is favoured by many professional chefs. Knife sets are the ideal way to start you collection or to give someone that perfect gift. Our collection of Global tableware items including steak knives, forks, spoons and chopsticks ensure that you can use Global in all areas of you kitchen. To keep your Global knives razor sharp we offer a range of Global sharpening accessories including whetstones, ceramic sharpeners and diamond steels, whilst our range of Global knife cases and Global knife blocks will keep your Global knives safely protected and well presented.
  • Gustav Emil Ern Knives

    Gustav Emil Ern Knives are superior quality German made knives, constructed from the highest grade stainless steel. They feature synthetic handles that look and feel like wood, whilst having all the hygienic advantages of plastic. Designed for balance and comfort, these knives are made in Solingen, Germany, "the City of Blades"; a city world renowned for producing the best quality professional chef's knives. Our Gustav Emil Ern riveted range - fully forged knives, are traditionally crafted from one piece of high grade stainless steel, producing perfectly balanced and long lasting knives. Read More... The extra weight gives exceptional results when preparing hard root vegetables or for precise tasks. Available in cooks knives and fillet knives. The Gustav Emil Ern riveted range – stamped knives, are of lighter weight but equal quality to the fully forged knives. Knives are stamped out under pressure and then undergo the same processes as the forged range, creating knives with the same properties of the forged range but not requiring the extra weight. Available in boning knives, slicers, parers and turners. The Gustav Emil Ern moulded Profilon® handles surround blades of identical quality to the Riveted ranges. The handles can be sterilised so are suitable for food processing areas and abattoirs. These handles are non-slip so ideal for wet environments such as working with fish. Available in decozest, peeler, parer, turner and dough knife. To complement the range the is a selection of sharpening steels, and a knife set and wallet which is a great economical way to start you Gustav Emil Ern collection. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Henckels Knives

    Henckels knives offer the professional chef an exceptional quality knife. Nearly 300 years ago, on June 13th 1731, Peter Henckels first registered the Zwilling (Gemini) Twin Logo. Always at the forefront of new technology and standards, special materials and processes, Henckels have improved steel quality, corrosion resistance and blade sharpness. Henckels knives will last you a life-time - unlike cheaper knives they will stand up to rigorous use, washing and sharpening. They are very well balanced and comfortable to hold even for longer periods of use. We offer the most popular ranges: Read More... Henckels Four Star range offers the classic Zwilling J.A. Henckels design of secure handle and quality blade. Henckels Professional S knives are designed for the aspiring home chef. The trustworthy quality and tradition of the riveted knives is easily recognizable by the full tang and the full length of solid steel. Henckels Twin Point is the perfect modern lightweight knife with a synthetic comfortable, non-slip synthetic handle. Corrosion-resistant, flexible steel blades with an optimum balance of chromium and carbon content. Henckels four star knives are available in boning knife, chefs knife, filleting knife, bread knife, paring knife, santoku knife, slicing knife and utility knife. Henckels professional S range is available in boning knife, chefs knife, bread knife, filleting knife, slicing knife, paring knife and utility knife. A comprehensive range of sharpeners are available including two traditional sharpening steels, a diamond oval sharpening steel, and a twin pro and twin finishing (dual graded) whetstones. To display and protect your Henckels knife we offer a range of high quality chefs knife cases. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Kasumi Knives

    Kasumi knives are ultra sharp professional chefs knives manufactured in Japan. We offer the choice between the full range of Kasumi Damascus, Kasumi HM Hammered, Kasumi Titanium, Kasumi Kuro and Kasumi VG10 Pro ranges.

    The Kasumi Damascus range is made in the traditional Samuri way of folding 32 layers of V-Gold no. 10 high carbon steel to produce a wonderful Damascus effect on the blade. This technique ensures a perfect blade, which is hard and ultra sharp but also strong and flexible. The Kasumi Damascus range is finished off by a strong elegant laminated wood handle.

    The Kasumi Titanium top quality chefs knives feature extra sharp edges with Titanium coated Molybdenum Vanadium Steel blades and black heat resistant polypropylene handles. Available in blue, gold or grey.

    The Kasumi HM hammered series of premium knives offer a lovely shiny hammered pattern on both sides of the blade. The Kasumi HM series features a blade made from a core of VG10 cobalt high carbon stainless steel. The blades are hardened to Rockwell C59-60 degrees; the ideal point at which a steel blade is hard enough to retain its razor sharp edge and also allows for re-sharpening and maintaining the finish. The Kasumi hammer pattern on both sides of the blade is produced through a method of hot forging with results that the knife is not only a stunning looking knife but also has a stronger blade and the small air pockets between the food and blade when cutting reduces friction and sticking. The handle is crafted from polyacetal resin (POM) and features a double rivet for strength and an extended bolster to maintain perfect balance.

     

    The Kasumi VG-10 Pro range of premium knives offer the first 'super steel' western style knife. Forged from one single piece of high carbon VG-10 stainless steel, these knives offer an extremely high degree of hardness. These top quality knives are extremely sharp and very durable. Finished with a marble effect handle, which is beautiful and attractive to hold.

     

    The Kasumi Kuro range offers a blade made from Molybdenum Vanadian steel. The blades are hardened to Rockwell C58. Both sides of the blade have a beautiful Damascus pattern of 32 layers with hammered finish which prevents food from sticking and therefore makes the knife more hygienic. The handle has an octagon shape which makes it easy to grip, and has a black epoxy coating which is water and chemical resistant.

     

    A full range of accessories are available including sharpeners, whetstones and storage blocks.

  • Masahiro Knives

    Masahiro produce professional Japanese knives from high quality MBS 26 high carbon stainless steel. Manufactured in Japan Masahiro MV-H knives produced by Masahiro Co Ltd. in Seki, Japan are one of the most popular Japanese chefs knife ranges.

    These knives have hardened blades with razor sharp edges and are finished with anti-bacterial black POM plastic handles.

    They combine the very best of Japanese technology with traditional European looks and feel.

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  • Miyabi Knives

    Miyabi 7000D and 5000S ranges from Henckels Knives. The Miyabi 7000D kitchen knives have been manufactured to the very highest professional quality with a Damascus finish using 33 layers of steel together with a core of CMV60 stainless steel.

    Each Miyabi knife has been precision manufactured to provide an extremely robust and durable knife.

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  • Rockingham Forge

    Super sharp top quality Rockingham Forge Professional series Chefs knives featuring high carbon steel blades make these knives an excellent choice at a great value price. Each Rockingham Forge Professional series knife is fully forged giving these knives excellent strength and balance. Handles are POM stainless steel riveted for strength and durability. This ensures that the Rockingham Forge Professional series is a very popular choice for the cost conscious Chef.

    The range comprises the best selling KF-1 10inch Cooks knife, a range of smaller Cooks knives from 6 inches upwards, a Boning Knife, a Bread knife, a Carving knife, a Cleaver knife, a Cooks Fork and a Utility knife.

    To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Sabatier Knives

    Sabatier chefs knives produced by Deglon, one of the original factories that created the famous Sabatier reputation. These knives feature riveted bolstered handles and stainless steel blades. Produced from Deglons French factories these knives have a reputation for quality. These top quality professional knives are diswash safe with black thermoplastic handles and solid stainless steel blades.

    Our range of Sabatier Deglon fully forged knives include Boning knives, Bread knives, Cleavers, Carving knife and fork, a selection of Cooks knives, Filleting knives and Slicer knives.

    To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Swibo Wenger Knives

    Swibo knives are made in Switzerland to the highest standards. Swibo are famous for the manufacture of Swiss Army knives and these kitchen knives provide the quality you would expect from such a prestigious manufacturer. All Swibo knives feature nylon handles with stainless steel blades made from grade 440a, and have a 56-58 rockwell rating, ensuring a quality product. These knives will provide a very long useful life and are highly regarded in the catering trade, especially the butchery trade. All knives are dishwasher safe and sterilisable at a temperature of 120 degrees centigrade. Read More... Our comprehensive Swibo knife range offers many speciality knives not seen in other ranges, in addition to the normal top selling popular styles. Cooks knives are available in a variety of sizes with both narrow and wide blades. The boning knives are also available in a variety of sizes with both narrow and wide blades, with flexible, rigid and curved bladed options. Swibo Wenger speciality butchers knives are highly regarded in the trade and the skinning knife available in a variety of sizes will provide the finishing touch to any knife range. The Swibo knife range is completed with a selection of bread knives, fish and fillet knives, slicers for a variety of purposes with serrated, scalloped and plain blades, flexible palette knives and paring knives. A full range of accessories including potato peelers and sharpening steels are also available. We offer an 8 piece Swibo knife set supplied in a nylon wallet which offers a very cost effective way to build your set of Swibo knives as well as making an ideal present. You will find a full range of knife sharpeners, knife storage cases and bags to complement you Swibo knife range in our Chefs Knife section. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Tamahagane Chefs Knives

    Choice of Bamboo Tamahagane or Tamahagane San ranges. Tamahagane Bamboo Knives are a blend of old and new Japan. Made from 3-layer blades with weighted bamboo-shape handles designed to fit your hand for a better grip. Translated as 'Jewel Steel' Tamahagane is considered by many to be the purest Japanese steel. Read More... The Tamahagane Bamboo range consists of various Chefs knives up to the impressive 27cm Chefs knife. Other Tamahagane Bamboo knives include Utility knives, Paring knives, Slicer knives, Santoku knives and Vegetable Chopper Knives. Tamahagane San Knives offer a tri-ply construction consisting of an inner core of VG5 steel, with a Rockwell hardness of 58-59 degrees for superior sharpness and strength, sandwiched between two softer layers of stainless steel for flexibility. The natural wood of the handle contrasts beautifully with the shining steel of every Tamahagane San Knife. The Tamahagane San range also consists of various Chefs knives up to the equally impressive 27cm Chefs knife. Other Tamahagane San knives include Utility knives, Paring knives, Peeling knives. Boning knives. Bread knives, Sujihiki knives, Santoku knives and Nakiri Vegetable Chopper Knives. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age
  • Tojiro Knives

    The Tojiro knife brand, including Tojiro Senkou, Tojiro Supreme, Tojiro Handmade and Tojiro Sha Ra Ku Mono have become famous for the production of high quality ultra sharp knives and have won many national and international awards.

    Tojiro Senkou knives, supported by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal and crowned winner of the BBC Good Food Knife Test are made using traditional methods and use the finest Damascus steel wrapped around a VG-10 core. They incorporate the same multi-layered blades as the Samurai swords so painstakingly produced by these masters in the past. They look and perform fantastically well in the kitchen. Each knife is carefully assembled and finished to produce a blade which is hard, strong and flexible. The cutting edge is made of extremely hard steel (Rockwell 60°-62°) which allow the knives to be sharpened to a more acute (sharper) angle. Tojiro Senkou knives are made of 37 or 63 layers of steel. (Deba knife with 19 layers). This superb Damascus knife is finished off by comfortable and stylish Micarta handles which have an inlay of stainless steel which can be engraved if required.

    Tojiro Supreme knives share many of the same characteristics as the Tojiro Senkou range. They use 37 individual layers of Damascus steel with similar ultra sharp edge although they use a hollow stainless steel handle.

    Tojiro Handmade is the ultimate knife. Using 63 layers of the finest Damascus steel and a Micarta handle each knife is handmade to produce the ultimate in knife performance. As these stunning knives are handmade each knife is unique.

    Tojiro Sha Ra Ku Mono knives are a single piece elegant and stylish angular design made from Molybdenum Vanadium Steel for superior cutting performance and durability.

  • Victorinox Knives

    Victorinox Finest Swiss Professional Chefs knives offer a fantastic balance of price and quality. Offered with Rosewood, Fibrox or Microban Handles. Victorinox Fibrox Nylon Handled Knives have stainless steel blades and fibrox nylon handles. These very popular Victorinox Fibrox knives are ultra comfortable in use, especially during lengthy periods. The blades are of the highest quality as you would expect from a Swiss manufactured product. Our range includes a selection of Cooks knives. Cleavers, Boning knives, Flexible fillet knives, Salmon or Ham Slicers, Steak or Butchers knives, Serrated Slicers and Plain Slicers. The range of Victorinox Fibrox handled knives is completed by the very versatile Victorinox Pastry knife. Read More... Victorinox Microban Knives have Microban protection in the handle which inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria that can cause contamination and odour. The Victorinox Microban range comprises Cooks knives, Filleting knives, Boning knives, Pastry knives, Plain slicers and serrated slicers. Victorinox Rosewood Handled Knives looks and feel like a quality product with their stainless steel blades and rosewood handles. Included in our range are a selection of Filleting knives, Boning knives, Pastry knives, Bread knives, Pallete knives, Carving Forks, Serrated slicers, Plain slicers and a selection of Cooks knives including the ultra durable and impressive Victorinox 13 inch Heavy Duty Cooks knife. The Victorinox Fully Forged Knife range is a small selection of Cooks knives, Filleting knives, Plain slicers and serrated slicers. Victorinox Small Knives have stainless steel blades and include a range of red and black handled serrated paring knives, plain paring knives, turning knives, bar knives and accessories such as Canale knives. Our Victorinox range of Bubunga handled accessories including Paring knives, Vegetable knives and Tomato knives. Our Victorinox range is completed by a comprehensive range of Sharpening steels, Knife sharpeners, knife storage cases, and knife starter sets Ranges with riveted rosewood or nylon handles are supplied with a nylon wallet. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Wusthof Trident Knives

    Germany's premier knife manufacturer, Wusthof knives are the prefered choice of many of the worlds finest chefs. Made in Solingen Germany Wusthof knives are durable, hardwearing and easy to re-sharpen. Wusthof knives represent a wise lifetime investment. We offer the Wusthof Precision Forged range and the Wusthof Culinar range. Wusthof Classic Precision Forged knives are made to the highest quality. Painstakingly manufactured these knives are pure fun to work with and will turn even the most routine preparation of a dish into a culinary pleasure. Read More... Wusthof knives are forged from one piece of especially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding endurance. Each blade has an extraordinary sharpness which is easy to maintain and has a seamless, hygienic fit of the handle. It is an ideal tool for professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts alike. Our Wusthof trident range comprises Ham Slicer knives, Fillet knives, Turning knives, Cooks knives and the very popular Cranked Turner. Wusthof Culinar Knives are entirely made from only the best stainless steel. Forged from one piece of specially tempered high carbon steel to ensure outstanding strength and sharpness, this sophisticated design is timeless and provides the user with excellent ergonomics. Perfectly balanced for effortless cutting each Wusthof Culinar knife has a seamless hygienic full tang handle with satinated stainless steel handle shells. Our Wusthof Culinar range comprises Bread knife, Carving fork, Carving knife, Cooks knife, Parer knife, Peeling knife, Sharpening steel and Steak knife. To purchase these products you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Global SAI

    The Global Sai range of knives are an upgrade on the classic traditional Global knife ranges. They are made from special CROMOVA 18 SANSO material, incorporating a three layer design. The central layer with cutting edge is of CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel, hardened to Rockwell 58 - 59 degrees is honed to a fine edge to give awesome cutting performance. This is sandwiched between two layers of softer SUS410 Stainless Steel material, which helps to protect the blade against chipping, rusting and staining. A new, hammered finish is applied to the sides of the blade. This is not only decorative but the thin air pockets formed result in a better release of food being cut, giving the blade non-stick properties. The handle design is entirely new and incorporates an ergonomic thumb-rest to ease the cutting motion
  • Michel Roux Jr

    Michel Roux has but his name to this great range og Global inspired and produced knives.
  • HST Kitchen Knives

    Heston Blumenthal, one of the UK’s favourite chefs uses and favours the Japanese knife brand called Tojiro. These knives have been developed in conjunction with Heston for the professional chef and very keen home cook Using Hestons favoured design, these knives feature a 3 layer blade from the finest steel, made with quality precision and craftsmanship to ensure the performance and accuracy expected from the Heston Blumenthal kitchen knives brand. There are a great selection of knives in the range, including; 4 inch Paring Knife, 5 inch Utility Knife, 7 inch Flexible Boning Knife, 6 inch Cooks Knife, 7 inch Santoku Knife, 8 inch Chefs Knife, 8 inch Carving Knife, Carving Fork , 8 inch Bread Knife, Diamond Sharpener, 4.5 inch Cheese Knife, 8 inch Palette knife, Steak Knife Set and Kitchen Knife Block Set. Heston tells us, ‘For balance, technical precision and design, these are outstanding kitchen knives’. He loves the design, weight and blade edge of the Tojiro range each of which make the brand a premium choice. So forget about how to cook like Heston you now CAN cook like Heston!
  • Vogue Soft Grip

    Fine edged forged knives with a high carbon stainless steel blade for excellent cutting performance. Durable wide bolster means the knives are easy to use and weighted. Soft ergonomically designed handle. Not recommended for dishwashing.