This color-coded knife series is made exclusively for Williams Sonoma by Kai, one of Japan's largest and most historic cutlery companies. This Japanese-style vegetable knife adds bright color to food prep combined with super-sharp performance, lightweight handling and easy dishwasher cleaning. The knife's straight edge enables simple push cuts for prepping a wide variety of fresh vegetables, and the hollow-ground blade releases food easily. The nakiri is a perfect choice for cooks who love salads and stir-fries. Japanese-style straight-bladed knife for prepping vegetables. Hollow-ground indentations in the blade help food release more quickly. High-carbon stainless-steel blade features a razor-sharp cutting edge. Food-safe nonstick coating on blade is corrosion-resistant and speeds slicing and cleanup. Lightweight molded resin handle is contoured for a secure grip. Color-coded knives in this collection help prevent cross-contamination. Includes protective sheath for storage.