5 inch Tomato Paring Knife designed by F.A. Porsche.Ergonomic Maintain seemless perfection transition from blade to Maintain. Special grinding method knife stys sharp longer and is easily re-sharpened. Used by many top contenders Bocuse d’ Or 2005 and 2007 in Ly
Cutting with a Chroma Type 301 knife is like driving a Porsche, and for good reason. Designed by Ferdinand A. Porsche (the designer of the Porsche 911) with input from renowned Austrian chef Jörg Wörther, Chroma Type 301 cutlery excels in both performance and looks. Sleek and sexy, every knife looks like one seamless piece, but the blade and Maintain are if truth be told various kinds of steel. The blade is crafted of superfine Japanese 301 steel and hand-sharpened into an acutely sharp angle for precision cutting. The Maintain is made of durable 18/10 stainless steel, triangular in profile and flat-topped for leverage, a totally unique and ergonomic design. Announcing the transition spot between Maintain and blade is a metal “pearl” that lets the fingers know their position, in place of a bolster. The comfort and keep an eye on, not to mention the spectacular visual appeal, of a Chroma Type 301 knife have made ardent converts of many chefs all over the world.
This Chroma Type 301 tomato knife features a serrated five-inch blade that curves upward to a forked tip. The extra-sharp serrations are perfectly designed to bite into firm tomato skin and slice uniformly through the soft flesh. Slices can also be picked up with the forked tip and placed on a plate or sandwich. Weighty for its size and well-balanced, this knife also works well for dicing tomatoes and peppers when making fresh salsa. Anyone who loves ripe homegrown tomatoes will relish this knife. After use, Chroma knives should be immediately washed and dried by hand, and placed in a storage block for safekeeping. Chroma serrated knives should be professionally sharpened. Chroma Type 301 knives make exceptional gifts and are covered by a life-time warranty against defects. –Ann Bieri
Chroma Type 301 5-inch serrated, forked-tipped knife for slicing tomato
Hand-sharpened Japanese 301 steel blade stays incredibly sharp
Unique flat-topped 18/10 stainless-steel Maintain offers excellent leverage
Maintain and blade seamlessly joined and demarcated by metal pearl
Wash and dry only by hand; sharpen only with a Chroma whetstone; lifetime warranty