Use and care

ZWILLING knives

A good knife is an investment. With proper care it will last a lifetime.


Cleaning

We recommend washing your knives by hand under lukewarm water with a mild detergent and a non-scratch cloth or sponge to prevent premature wear caused by aggressive detergents.
Knives made of special formula steel are dishwasher-safe. Do not exceed a washing temperature of 130 °F.

We recommend placing knives separately in the dishwasher to avoid impact with other objects during the washing process. The detergents used in dishwashers contain extremely aggressive cleaning chemicals, which can damage the surface of plastics and steel. Washing knives in a dishwasher can therefore shorten their lifespan and cutting edge retention.

Cutlery Use & Care

A good knife is an investment. With proper care it will last a lifetime.

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Cutlery Maintenance

Miantaining the cutting edge.

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The right knife for every purpose

Our knives are as diverse as the materials they cut. They vary in size, blade shape and cutting edge (facet). These details determine which knife is ideal for which purpose.

You can only achieve perfect results with the right knife. Here the most popular types of knives with their key uses:

Use