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Gyutoh Knives

These Japanese-style chef’s knives delivers precision and versatility, featuring a rounded blade shape that helps support a fluid rocking motion and is perfect for working with meat, vegetables and more. 


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MIYABI Birchwood SG2
8-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (621 Reviews)
$349.99 $299.99
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MIYABI Kaizen II
8-inch, Gyutoh
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$179.99 $149.99
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MIYABI Artisan
8-inch, Chef's Knife
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$219.99 $199.99
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MIYABI Evolution
8-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.8 Star Rating (516 Reviews)
$159.99 $129.99
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MIYABI Kaizen
8-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (405 Reviews)
$179.99 $149.99
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MIYABI Kaizen II
6.5-inch, Gyutoh
5.0 Star Rating (75 Reviews)
$169.99
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MIYABI Birchwood SG2
6-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (621 Reviews)
$289.99
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MIYABI Birchwood SG2
9-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (621 Reviews)
$399.99
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MIYABI Kaizen
9.5-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (405 Reviews)
$199.99
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MIYABI Artisan
9.5-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (825 Reviews)
$249.99
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MIYABI Evolution
6-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.8 Star Rating (516 Reviews)
$139.99
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MIYABI Artisan
6-inch, Chef's Knife
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4.9 Star Rating (825 Reviews)
$189.99
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MIYABI Kaizen
9.5-inch Micarta Slicing/Carving Knife
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$179.99
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MIYABI Kaizen
6-inch, Chef's Knife
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MIYABI Koh
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Gyutoh Knives

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A Gyutoh knife is the Japanese knife equivalent of the classic Western carving knife, known for its precision and elegance. It is a versatile chef's knife with a longer and narrower blade than Santoku knives. The blade has a gently curved edge, ideal for efficient chopping and a variety of culinary tasks. This design makes the Gyutoh knife a popular choice in both professional and home kitchens.

Gyutoh knives, with their longer blades, are particularly adept at handling larger cuts of meat. They are also designed for a range of cutting tasks, including chopping, slicing, and mincing larger vegetables and fruits. The fine edge and balance of a Gyutoh knife make it suitable for more intricate tasks, such as preparing sashimi. Additionally, many Gyutoh knives are made from high-quality materials like Damascus steel, which enhances their strength and adds visually striking patterns.

While Gyutoh knives are professional-grade tools, their balanced design and sharp precision make them accessible for beginners who are serious about cooking. They require a bit of practice to master, especially the rocking cutting motion, but are incredibly efficient once accustomed to their handling.

The typical blade length of a Gyutoh knife ranges from 8 to 12 inches. This longer blade length allows for handling larger food items and performing more versatile cutting tasks compared to the shorter Santoku knife.

The distinction between forged and stamped Gyutoh knives is similar to that of Santoku knives. Forged Gyutoh knives are created through a traditional process involving heating and hammering a single piece of steel, resulting in a heavier, more balanced knife with a durable, long-lasting edge. Stamped Gyutoh knives are cut from a large sheet of steel and are lighter and more affordable, though they may not offer the same balance and blade longevity as forged knives.

Gyutoh knives enhance food preparation by offering precise, clean cuts with their longer and narrower blades. This design facilitates efficient slicing and chopping of larger food items, while also being capable of delicate cuts. The curved edge allows for an effective rocking motion, making repetitive tasks like mincing herbs faster and less tiring.

Gyutoh knives typically have a thinner and lighter blade compared to Western carving knives. The blade of a Gyutoh is more versatile, designed not only for slicing meat but also for a range of other tasks like chopping vegetables and mincing herbs. The Gyutoh knife is designed for both a rocking motion and straight chopping, making it more multifunctional, contrasting with Western carving knives which are primarily used for slicing cooked meats with long strokes. Gyutoh knives come in a variety of blade lengths, typically 8 to 12 inches, providing flexibility for various kitchen tasks, whereas Western carving knives are longer and narrower, specialized for slicing large cuts of meat.