Kershaw Serrated Stainless Steel Bread Knife, 8-Inch

Last updated: August 9, 2022

Not only is this bread knife lightweight, but it also features an ergonomic handle that is designed to reduce hand and wrist fatigue. The blade is made from a durable stainless steel with a reverse scalloped edge. It's also covered with a nonstick resin that keeps food from sticking to the blade.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This bread knife gets its attractive orange color by bonding food-safe FDA-approved resin to the knife's stainless steel surface.

In our analysis of 100 expert reviews, the Kershaw Serrated Stainless Steel Bread Knife, 8-Inch placed 7th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Brilliant monochromatic colors make the Pure Komachi 2 series a real eye-catcher. But all that fun-loving color has a serious purpose too. The color-coding makes it easy to choose the right knife for the job. It also helps guard against cross-contaminating food; color coding can help to prevent you from using the knife the knife you used to cut meat now on the vegetables. The bold blade color is achieved by bonding food-safe FDA approved resin to high-carbon stainless-steel blades. This non-stick coating resists corrosion, makes cleaning simple and helps the knife glide through food with ease. The Pure Komachi 2 color-matched handles are lightweight and ergonomically contoured for a comfortable, fatigue-reducing grip. Incredibly sharp and decidedly attention-getting, Pure Komachi 2 knives make a delightful addition to any kitchen.

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

Lightweight and easy to handle.
Blade stays sharp for long.
The high-carbon stainless steel blade is coated in a non-stick, food-grade colorant that makes the blades slide easier when slicing.
Its handle is ergonomically designed to offer you a secure and comfy grip even when used for an extended period.
The knife's lightweight design, combined with an ergonomically constructed handle, allows users to hold the knife for long periods without fatigue.
The blade comes with eight inches of high-carbon stainless steel. While the handle and blade are aligned straight, you get enough room for your knuckles, lest they rub against the cutting board. The wide teeth make for a flawless cut.
High carbon, stainless steel blade stays sharp over time.

What reviewers didn't like

Dulls quickly.
The coat tends to wear off after extended use.
The blade dulls quickly.
The orange coloring may wear off over time, especially if you use abrasive cleaners or cut very hard foods such as frozen foods or extra crusty bread.
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