There are many different types of professional knives, most made for specific tasks and some coming from different nations all designed to be efficient at the task they are made to do. Cook’s Direct carries professional knives of the highest quality, designed to be comfortable to handle, durable and long lasting. Our professional knives come from top brands including Mercer Culinary, Cook’s Brand and more. We also carry knife storage and knife accessories along with knife sets for chefs.
If you need help to determine the best professional knives to use in your institutional foodservice kitchen, call 866-613-2617 our customer service specialists will be ready to assist you. A Cook’s Direct associate will be happy to provide you with information needed to purchase professional knives.
When selecting the best professional cutlery for your institutional foodservice kitchen, you will want to take into consideration the following things:
- What task will I be doing that require professional cutlery and have I selected the right style of professional knives?
- Do I want a knife sharpener to go with my knife purchase or will I send my knives out for sharpening?
- Is it important that I have a knife with a full tang blade?
When buying professional knives there are a few key factors to consider to ensure that you are getting the best tools for your needs. Firstly, determine the types of knives that you need based on the tasks that you perform most frequently in the kitchen. For example, a chef's knife is versatile and can handle a wide range of tasks, while a paring knife is ideal for detailed work. Consider the size, shape, and weight of the knife to ensure that it feels comfortable and balanced in your hand. Look for high-quality materials, such as stainless steel, and pay attention to the blade's sharpness and durability. Finally, consider the warranty and after-sales support offered by the manufacturer to ensure that you are protected in case of any issues. By taking these factors into account, you can select professional knives that will help you achieve precision and efficiency in the kitchen.
Whether you are selecting a chef’s knife to use in your main foodservice kitchen, or you want to need a cleaver for your butchering operation, you will want to consider closely what is the best fit for you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call one of our experts.