Slicing, mincing, dicing of all kind of food. Perfectly balanced, an extension of your hand. 8". Precision forged from a single blank of steel with bolster and full tang. Ergonomic handle design developed in consulation with professional chefs. Full bolster/finger guard for safety and protection. Caution: cook's knives purposely have been ground extra thin for the ultimate cutting performance. Chopping through bones will damage the fine edge. The Wusthof name, Trident-logo and city of Solingen as place-of-manufacturing proudly etched onto every blade.