When it comes to chopping, slicing and mincing fresh produce, this professional knife is a true champion. Shaped like a slender cleaver, it performs impeccably on everything from summer tomatoes to winter squashes. Slender cleaver-shaped blade is designed to slice and chop, then scoop foods into your soup pot or salad bowl. Knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion. Heavy razor-sharp blade is designed for both heavy-duty and precision cutting. Wusthof's Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) ensures a 20% sharper blade with twice the edge retention. Oval hollow-ground indentations on blade edge help keep ingredients from sticking. Full tang is triple riveted to the handle for exceptional durability. Polypropylene handle is contoured for a comfortable grip.