The Zwilling 31093-143 Four Star 5.50 in. Prep Knife is ideal for peeling and chopping vegetables and fruit, slicing meats and cheeses, butterflying chicken breasts and much more. The 5.50 in. blade is made of high carbon stainless steel and has a satin finish. The handle is made of polypropylene and has a firm grip. The knife is dishwasher safe, but it is recommended to hand wash to keep it in tip top shape. Made in Germany.