Chicago Cutlery Tapered Edge Bread Knife, 10-Inch

Last updated: December 30, 2021

Chicago Cutlery Tapered Edge Bread Knife, 10-Inch

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Product Details

In our analysis of 100 expert reviews, the Chicago Cutlery Tapered Edge Bread Knife, 10-Inch placed 16th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Chicago Cutlery Walnut Tradition 10-Inch Serrated Bread Knife adds classic styling to your kitchen that you will love. High-carbon stainless steel blades resist rust, stains, and pitting, while Chicago Cutlery’s exclusive 25-degree Taper Grind edge provides optimum sharpness. Featuring triple brass rivets and a full metal tang, this knife gives you stability and control for sure, safe handling during meal prep. The attractive, contoured walnut handle with brass rivets is comfortable in the hand and adds a classic look to your kitchen decor. Chicago Cutlery’s Walnut Tradition 10-inch Serrated Bread Knife comes with a full lifetime warranty. Hand washing is recommended.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Its taper grind edge is designed to retain sharpness, and is easy for users to re-sharpen as needed. The blade features a full tang for added balance and a pleasing weight in the hand. T
High carbon steel blade is meant to last for years. And you will not have to spend a lot of money to keep it clean and sharp.
It is made from high-carbon 420 steel that is resistant against stain and rust.
The handle and blade is secured with triple compression brass rivets for a sturdy knife you can depend on as well as a classic style that looks great in the kitchen.
The blade has a stainless steel structure with Taper Grind edge.
The blade is made from high-carbon stainless steel which fights rust and stains. It can also remain sharp and easy to resharpen.
Triple brass rivets and a full metal tang in the knife's handle ensuresthe blade stays stable as you cut. This allows excellent control and reduces the chance of mishaps.
Has a serrated edge which helps you to slice. 10 inches long this knife is well balanced and easy to handle when you are going to cut something.
The blade is made of high tempered stainless steel that won’t rust and stays sharp.
It is tightly affixed to its high carbon stainless steel blade by brass moulded triple compression rivets.
High-carbon, stainless-steel blade.
The knife’s weight is average and balanced for efficient and precision cutting and slicing.
It is made of stainless steel material that is durable and long-lasting to provide you with lifetime services.
The blade is made of 420 grade stainless steel. It will not rust, and it will not stain, giving you a long life for this option.

What reviewers didn't like

Leaves more crumbs behind than some other bread knives.
Hand wash only knife and is not designed for the dishwasher.
The serrations are only on one side of the blade. This may make it more difficult for left handed chefs and home cooks.
A long knife that may not fit in with your regular storage system.
Blade is a bit thick and the whole knife is quite heavy.
Because of the wooden handle though over time the color of the wood will fade.
It does not come with a sheath, so you need to get a knife block.
May rust if not dried properly.
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