Imarku Pro Kitchen 8-In Chef’s Knife

Last updated date: April 23, 2019

DWYM Score
8.9

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We looked at the top 1 Chef's Knives and dug through the reviews from 7 of the most popular review sites including Heavy, Top Ten The Best, Knives Sensei, Technerati, Kitchen Home, Best 10 Anything and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Chef Knife you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 49 expert reviews, the Imarku Imarku Pro Kitchen 8-In Chef's Knife placed 5th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note March 31, 2019:
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Expert Summarized Score
8.9
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.8
1,403 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Ergonomic handle minimizes hand fatigue.
- Heavy
It also reduces fatigue and provides great maneuverability.
- Best Advisor
The blade is very sharp and extremely tough. It remains sharp for a long period of time and it is corrosion and stain resistant.
- Top Ten The Best
January 4, 2019 | Full review
A low-maintenance blade that resists staining, corrosion, and rusting.
- Knives Sensei
The blade is cut from high-carbon steel making it easy to master and effortless to use.
- Technerati
It’s sharp and thin, although not too thin, and capable of performing a variety of tasks, from removing meat from bones to thinly slicing garlic.
- Kitchen Home
Its curved edge and ergonomic Pakka handle make it quite comfortablewithout compromising the strength, stability, and maneuverability.
- Best 10 Anything
What experts didn't like
Some say the blade requires resharpening relatively frequently.
- Heavy
If you cut lot of frozen foods, the knife will require constant sharpening.
- Best Advisor
Random reports of the knife being shipped with the blade blunt.
- Top Ten The Best
January 4, 2019 | Full review
It may feel too weighty to an inexperienced user.
- Knives Sensei
For new users, it feels like a heavy knife.
- Technerati
Not dishwasher safe.
- Kitchen Home
Can have issues with taking an edge again after going dull.
- Best 10 Anything

From The Manufacturer

The Imarku 8-inch gyutou knife is designed for professionals who include chefs,culinary experts, food caterers as well as an ordinary person.It is a multipurpose knife that is ideal for various tasks which include cutting, chopping, dicing and slicing vegetables, fruits, fish, meat and other products. It is also ideal for removing flesh from bones as well as pounding /smashing garlic. The knife is crafted using German engineering and features a toughened stainless steel blade that measures 8-inches. This 2.3 mm thick blade consists of approximately 0.6%-0.75% carbon for added strength and durability. The length of the handle is 5 inches giving the knife an overall length of 13 inches. To ensure the knife is resistant against rust/corrosion and won't rust, the steel blade also consists of 16-18% chrome material. The combination of German technology and quality materials lead to a high-quality and reliable knife for varied uses. This is further boosted by the Pakka handle which is very comfortable and doesn't slip easily. Strong and Durable:The German-made knife is strong and can be used in tough tasks. It will also maintain its toughness and functionality for a long time. The weight and size of the knife feels quite balanced and a user won't feel bogged down because of its weight. It also has good ergonomics that minimize the possibility of experiencing aches and cramps on the finger especially after long use. Being a multi-functional knife, the Imarku 8-inch chef's knife is suitable for most cutting applications in the kitchen. It is also quite classy thanks to its design and chrome-finish. Imarku is a professional kitchen knife brand on the block manufacturing all kinds of knives and kitchen tools.We place an emphasis on quality craftsmanship, aesthetics and detail. Imarku fastidiously crafted kitchen knives have been proudly produced for excellent performance,taking over 45 days from start to finish.The high-quality kitchen knives series are manufactured from high-carbon 7cr17mov stainless steel ,German steel with stunning beautiful yet comfortable pakkawood handle.All crafted kitchen knives are designed for professionals who include chefs, culinary experts, food caterers as well as an ordinary person,our aim is to enhance the experience of your culinary creation and have them becomes your best kitchen companion.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Mac Knife Hollow Edge 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 9.8
Expert Reviews: 3
2. Victorinox Fibrox Pro 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 5
3. Tojiro DP Gyutou 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 3
4. Shun Classic 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 4
5. Imarku Pro Kitchen 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 7
6. Wusthof Classic IKON 8-In Cook’s Knife
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 4
7. Global 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Cangshan D Series 8-In Chef’s Knife
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 3
9. Wusthof Pro Cook´s 8-In Chef Knife
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 4

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