The Zwilling 38411-203 Pro Traditional Chef’s Knife is designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and features a high carbon stainless steel blade. The blade on the knife measures 8.00 in. and has a satin finish. 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 it in tip top shape! Made in Germany.