The Hayakawa Chef's Knife is our longest, sharpest knife. It's ideal for slicing because the blade is so sharp and thin. It's created by Master Hayakawa of Kyoto who has made fine knives for generations. The Hayakawa Chef's Knife is a true multi-purpose knife that can perform wide range of tasks and is suitable for cutting the vast majority of meats, fishes, vegetables, fruits and various other foods. This chef's knife features an extremely sharp blade, a deep black handle, a razor-sharp edge and perfect balance. It's perfect for industry professionals and comes with a custom box.