In Japan, the kiritsuke is used for all the tasks you would use a chef’s knife. Known as the master chef’s knife, it offers top cutting performance and versatility. With its straighter edge, the Shun Premier 8-in. Kiritsuke is ideal for slicing and push cuts. Julienne, dice, or brunoise vegetables with ease.
It is also an excellent choice for cleaning and portioning boneless proteins, and particularly fish. It slices cooked proteins quickly and gracefully. Once you try it, you will probably find yourself reaching for your Shun Premier Kiritsuke more and more often.