10 Chef-Approved Knife Sets That Are a Cut Above the Rest
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10 Chef-Approved Knife Sets That Are a Cut Above the Rest

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By Duncan Nielsen
Ask any chef—well-weighted, sturdy knives are a game changer in the kitchen.

Preparing a savory meal begins not only with mouthwateringly fresh ingredients, but also with workhorse cutlery that renders chopping, slicing, and dicing effortless. Put those worn-out, dull blades on the chopping block and let these cutting-edge knife sets make you the Gordon Ramsay or Ina Garten of your own culinary domain.

Messermeister Oliva Elité 3 Piece Knife Set
Messermeister Oliva Elité 3 Piece Knife Set
With a name that literally translates to “knife master”, Messermeister’s collection of German-made knives are the hand-forged result of decades of hard work and the vision of exquisite quality by founder, Bernd Dressler.
Best Made Japanese Chef Knives
Best Made Japanese Chef Knives
Forged in Sanjo exclusively for Best Made, our kitchen-proven Japanese Chef Knives have been updated with an improved, hand-scorched Shou Sugi Ban chestnut handle.
Wüsthof Classic 9-Piece Knife Block Set
Wüsthof Classic 9-Piece Knife Block Set
Crafted in the renowned cutlery center of Solingen, Germany, the Wüsthof Classic knives in this set have specially formulated high-carbon-steel blades that hold a keen edge. Full tangs increase balance, and the triple-riveted polypropylene handles ensure a comfortable grip.
Furtif Evercut Knife Collection
Furtif Evercut Knife Collection
When a knife is ultra high performance and guaranteed for life, shouldn't it also be as beautiful a kitchen tool as it can be? The pieces in the Furtif Evercut Knife Collection are made out of professional stainless steel (mixed with titanium carbide) with a cutting performance 300 times that of...
Messermeister Royal Elité 3 Piece Starter Set
Messermeister Royal Elité 3 Piece Starter Set
With a name that literally translates to “knife master", Messermeister’s collection of German-made knives are the hand-forged result of decades of hard work and the vision of exquisite quality by founder, Bernd Dressler.
Victorinox Swiss Classic 3-Piece Knife Set
Victorinox Swiss Classic 3-Piece Knife Set
When Karl Elsener created the first Swiss Army Knife, he had no idea that he had just invented the symbol of Swiss ingenuity for generations to come. As a master cutler, he was only doing what came naturally.
Material 3 Knife and Stand Set
Material 3 Knife and Stand Set
Effective, durable, and tasteful kitchenware, designed and curated for the modern home cook Designed with the home kitchen — and all of their quirks, limited space, and time constraints — in mind, every detail of Material's tools is meant to make life in the kitchen easier.
Shun Classic 5-Piece Knife Set
Shun Classic 5-Piece Knife Set
The Shun Classic line features beautiful Damascus-clad blades with D-shaped ebony PakkaWood handles. The razor-sharp blades offer top performance. Shun's proprietary high-performance VG-MAX steel provides incredible edge retention.
Ginsu Chikara 8-Piece Knife Set
Ginsu Chikara 8-Piece Knife Set
These Japanese-style cook's knives are specialized for their dexterity in chopping, dicing, and slicing. Rust-resistant stainless-steel blades hold an incredibly sharp edge. Traditional-style rounded Japanese handles are made of heat- and water-resistant resin.
Wüsthof Classic 2-Piece Knife Set
Wüsthof Classic 2-Piece Knife Set
Begin your cutlery collection or add to it with the Wüsthof Classic 2-Piece Chef Set. It comes in a convenient storage box and includes the Wüsthof  Classic 3.5-inch Paring Knife and 6-inch Chef’s Knife.