In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wusthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. This comprehensive set includes a wide variety of standard and specialty knives in a number of sizes to tackle most any recipe. Also included is an 8-piece steak knife set. The stamped blades are made of high-carbon stainless steel for top performance and durability. Triple-riveted high-impact plastic handles provide a secure, comfortable grip. Handsome hardwood block safely stores 22 items and is gentle on knives' edges. Knives are made in Germany. 23-piece set includes: 2 1/2" paring knife 3" paring knife 3" serrated paring knife Eight 4 1/2" steak knives 4 1/2" utility knife 4 1/2" serrated utility knife 5" boning knife 6" utility knife 6" cleaver 7" hollow-edge santoku knife 8" carving knife 8" bread knife 8" chef's knife Honing steel Come-apart kitchen shears 22-slot block Please note: Storage block is counted as an individual piece.