Known as the master chef's knife, the kiritsuke is used for all the tasks for which you would use a chef's knife and offers top cutting performance and versatility. The striking looking Shun Classic 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 easily and gracefully. The Shun Classic Kiritsuke also features a slightly curved edge so that it even works well with rocking cuts. Once you try it, you will find yourself reaching for your Shun Classic Kiritsuke more and more often.