A chef is only as good as his knife, as the folks at Mundial know. The 80-year-old cutlery company—established in Germany by esteemed metallurgist Paul Zivi—utilizes an exclusive high-carbon, stainless-steel alloy that improves the durability and resilience of its kitchen and craft tools. Mundial’s portfolio is vast, with options ranging from the popular hollow-edged Santoku knife to the FreeStyle cutting shears. Standout innovations include its Mundi ergonomic handles, which reduce cutting fatigue, and its specially crafted blades, which are designed specifically for Japanese cooking.
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This selection of premium cutlery hails from two manufacturers who are highly regarded in the culinary world. Equipped with ergonomically designed handles, these high-carbon stainless-steel blades are built to last a lifetime. Chefs, cooks, and foodies will find themselves in heaven: Choose from riveted chef and boning knives, fillet knives, cook's forks, steak sets, starter sets, Santoku knives, modernist-looking knife blocks, and blades with hollow edges.