For nearly 200 years, Wüsthof has produced professional-quality cutlery of extraordinary strength, balance and comfort.The Wusthof Epicure 6 inch knife is part of a new knife collection that required 2 years of engineering and the result is the most innovative and technically advanced Western knives that Wusthof has ever offered. I received the Wusthof Epicure 6 inch knife for this review and one Moms Own Words reader will win this same knife!
Wusthof Epicure 6 inch Knife Review
The first thing I noticed when using this knife is that it is comfortable to hold. It has a smooth wood fiber handle. The two-rivet handles are made of epicurean, which is a unique wood-fiber composite used in commercial kitchens that’s ultra-durable and hygienic. This is a heavy knife, weighing nearly 8 oz., which is twice as heavy as the 7 inch knife that I was typically using.
I tested the knife out on a couple of pretty big items. The first was a fresh pineapple. The knife has strength to it that makes light work of slicing up this pineapple. One of the features of the knife is the extra knuckle clearance of the USA-made Epicurean handle.
The next big item was a spaghetti squash. This blade is a newly designed wider blade that did a great job slicing right through this spaghetti squash. I’ve used other knives that have gotten stuck inside the spaghetti squash and I’ve had to nervously wrestle with them to get them out safely without hurting myself. Below you can see how I smoothly finished the cut.
I used the knife to slice through a lasagna. Another feature of the knife is an invisible ceramic coating that is supposed to make cleanup easy. The lasagna did rinse off the knife rather easily. (For proper care, the knife should always be hand washed).
I filleted chicken breast easily and also used the knife to dice peppers and onions. The bottom line is that this is a powerful knife that cuts with precision. It’s a pleasure to use and considering all of the features, this is a very impressive knife!
The following video demonstrates how easily this Wusthof knife cuts up a whole chicken.
About the Wusthof Epicure 6 Inch Chef’s Knife
ALL-NEW DESIGN FROM BLADE TO BOLSTER TO HANDLE
Extra knuckle clearance. Perfect balance. From USA-made Epicurean handle to wide, ceramic-coated blade, it’s by design that an Epicure knife feels like it belongs in your hand.
REVOLUTIONARY CERAMIC-COATED BLADE
Each blade has been treated with a revolutionary invisible ceramic coating to make cleanup easy, prevent food from sticking and protect against damage over time.
NEWLY REDESIGNED WIDER BLADES ARE MORE USER-FRIENDLY
Engineer Bjorn Berger designed the wider blade shapes with a slight curve to enhance stability, comfort, and knuckle clearance.
ULTRA-HYGIENIC AND ERGONOMIC EPICUREAN HANDLE The Epicurean recycled-wood-fiber handles are made in the USA of the same silky smooth, ultra-durable material used to make professional cutting boards.
NEW FORGED BOLSTER FOR INCREASED STABILITY
To create a knife of unmatched strength and stability, the experts at Wüsthof used almost 200 years of experience to rethink traditional bolster design. You’ll feel the results every time you use this knife.
DOUBLE-RIVETED FULL-TANG HANDLE
The sturdy two-rivet handles are made of epicurean, a unique wood-fiber composite used in commercial kitchens that’s ultra-durable and hygienic.
VERSATILE CHEF’S KNIFE
The chef’s knife is the kitchen workhorse: chop, dice and mince meat and vegetables safely and easily. Lifetime warranty. Hand wash. Made in Solingen, Germany.
- Care: Hand wash
- Dimensions: 6″
- Material: Stainless steel and wood fiber
- Warranty: Lifetime warranty
- Made in Solingen, Germany
Be sure to visit http://wusthofedge.com/ for more info and videos.
This knife is available online at Sur la Table for $99.96.
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Wusthof Epicure 6 inch Chef’s Knife Giveaway
One Moms Own Words reader will win the Epicure 6 inch Chef’s knife.
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I received a Wusthof Epicure 6 inch Chef’s knife for the purpose of this review/giveaway. The comments in this post are 100% my own.
Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 10 and 13. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging, you can find her working at her son’s school, or behind the wheel of her car in the roll of “taxi driver”. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.
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