The Zwilling J.A. Henckels 31071-203 Four Star Chef’s Knife is the perfect knife to add to your kitchen collection! The knife features a 8.00 in. high carbon stainless steel blade with a satin finish. The knife is best used to chopping herbs, cutting vegetables, slicing and dicing fish and meat. The handle is made of polypropylene and offers a firm grip. The knife is dishwasher safe, but it is recommended to hand wash to keep the knife in tip top shape. Made in Germany.