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Wusthof Knives

Wusthof Knives Buyer's Guide

Legendary in the cookware industry, established in 1814, Wusthof has set the bar high for manufacturing precision forged knives. This heritage company produces quality carving knives, kitchen knives and carving sets. More than 350 forged Wusthof knives are available in the Wusthof brand, along with cutting boards, knife blocks, kitchen tools and scissors. Based in Solingen, Germany, Wusthof Knives are manufactured by a skilled team of 300 workers in their state-of-the-art factories while remaining true to traditional methods.

History

Throughout the company’s history, the brand has focused almost completly on the manufacturing and distribution of forged knives. The Trident trademark - the legendary symbol of quality was registered with the Imperial Patent Office in Berlin in 1895. The Wusthof knives trademark is now protected and recognised in almost every country in the world.

Two centuries of old-world craftsmanship guarantee the highest standards. Today the family business is in its seventh generation of ownership, under the management of Harold Wusthof, a guru of all Wusthof kitchen knives. Production follows strict rules in order to achieve the finest quality, while at the same time remaining environmentally friendly.

Manufacturing

Wusthof knives are created in 40 major manufacturing steps from forging to tempering, to grinding and polishing. Traditional skills and the latest robotronics continue the grinding and polishing operation until the final cutting edge is applied at the most appropriate blade angle.

The official partner of the German national team of chefs, each Wusthof knife is precision forged from a single piece of especially tempered high carbon steel to ensure an outstanding endurance steel. This specialised high carbon stain resistant alloy ensures that the critical characteristics of each Wusthof knife remain consistent.  Special features of Wusthof classic knives include extraordinary sharpness that is easy to maintain and a seamless, hygienic fit of the handle.

Wusthof knives are used by famous chefs worldwide, including Martha Stewart (Classic range), Gordon Ramsay (Classic Ikon range), Jamie Oliver (both Classic and Ikon), James Martin (Culinar), and Emeril Lagasse (Emeril).

The Products

Amara perfectly showcases these luxury Wusthof products, which combine form, function and uncompromising quality. For professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts alike, Wusthof Knives are pure fun to work with and incredibly comfortable to hold, turning the preparation of even the simplest of meals into culinary pleasure.

Wusthof recognise that every task within the kitchen is unique, requiring distinct knives and have built an extensive assortment of fully forged knives and accessories, ensuring that you will always have the right knife for the right job.

Choose from an outstanding selection of individual knives, including cooks, utility, carving, paring knives and Wusthof bread knives with a choice of black and cream handle colourways. There is also a carefully chosen range of luxury knives accessories available to buy online; these include Wusthof knife sharpeners, sharpening steels and meat forks. For the ultimate in kitchenware and a fabulous way to showcase your knives, why not treat yourself or someone special to a Wusthof knife block – equipped with a knife for every purpose.