Wusthof Epicure 6 inch Chef’s Knife Giveaway (RV $100) 11/29

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

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Buy It

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.

Giveaway ends on Nov. 29th, 11:59 PM EST. Open to US. Winners (18 or older) will be chosen by Random.org through Rafflecopter and contacted by email. Please respond in 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. To be fair to everyone, comments not meeting requirements will be deleted. Thank you for entering and good luck!!

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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.

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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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Comments

  1. Jeffrey says

    It would be nice to have a sharp knife here when cutting up fruits and vegetables, its a lot safer. Some may disagree but if the blade doesn’t need to be forced then it won’t slip thus cutting a digit!

  2. debbie jackson says

    love to win as good knives are essential to fun cooking
    debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  3. Linda Kish says

    I have no nice knives. My knives are all about 40 or more years old so something new would be so good.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  4. Deb C says

    I would like to win this knife because I want a Wusthof! I love a sharp knife but really can’t afford the truly good knives like Wusthof. This knife would be treasured here.

  5. Karen Glatt says

    I would love to win this knife because all of my knives are old, and they do not cut good! This is such a great knife, and I bet it can really cut through any food item that I have!

  6. says

    I have a few Wusthof knives and I love them. If I won this one, I’d probably give it to my son so he could have a decent knife.

  7. Mechele Johnson says

    I would love to win this as a gift for my husband who can’t stand that all of our knives are always dull because I use them wrong, according to him…. He would love this and I would promise him I won’t touch it!

  8. Rose says

    I would LOVE to have a chef’s knife. I have a $5 knife from ages ago at Kmart. It isn’t even safe. I inherited a Wusthoff small knife, and after that, I’m spoiled. I eat low on the food chain, that includes lots of chopping, and I’d truly appreciate this knife. I could really look pro with this knife!!!

  9. Shemp DeYoung (@ShempGames) says

    That is one great knife. When I was shopping for knives, I almost bought those, but ended up going with something less expensive (and it turns out much lower quality).

  10. Anthony Matias says

    I’ve been through a lot of knives.. Caphalon, Henckels, Global.. I could say that none of them can match the
    comfort elegance fine balance accurate sharpness of a Wüsthof. I would love to have this knife since the ones I have are so dull now..

  11. Harrison Hamada says

    Thanks for a very thoughtful review. Love the redesigned blade, ceramic coating and the improved ergonomics, I’m a little surprised at two rivets as opposed to three,. I class we learned that the reason for triple rivets was incase on failed, there were still two to keep the blade safe within the handle, but Wusthof has always produced great knives and I trust them.

    I was refered by wusthof, and look forward to reading more in your blog

  12. Jill A. Collins says

    When my ex-husband and I got divorced, he stayed in the house until I could legally get rid of him. While there, to earn money to support his drinking (he didn’t have a job) he had a yardsale and sold everything that was not nailed down – and some things that were! When I finally got the house back, I had to start over – I even had to buy a refrigerator. So to start I picked up a cheap set of knives and have been making due, but I’d love to have a good set again and this would be a great start!

  13. Carl says

    My wife does a lot of cooking for us and it’s almost always delicious. I know she’d love this quality knife. I’d like to win this as a gift for her. Thanks for the opportunity.

  14. Maryann D. says

    I would love to win this knife because I never seem to buy decent knives and I do waste a lot of money. So it would be super to have a good one to use.

  15. Rita M says

    It would be nice to have a sharp & efficient knife in the kitchen – I hate having to go through several knives before I find one that actually does the job.

  16. Desiree Dunbar says

    I would love this knife because I have a cheap set of knives that are so dull and I know this brand is high quality.

  17. Jessica says

    I would love to win! I’ve heard such good things about Wusthof knives but it simply isn’t in the budget. I also like the idea of a smaller chefs knife, I bet I would use it all the time!

  18. Katie says

    We have a few good quality knives but none this size. It would be great to add to our kitchen.

  19. Rochelle says

    I would love to win this knife because I need a knife for cutting squash and most my knives are dull. Thanks!

  20. franjoe schmoe says

    I would like to win this knife. all my knives are crap!

    don’t worry about shipping coz I have a US address you can send it to.

    thanks

  21. Faith says

    I would love to win this knife. My knife set is almost 10 years old and badly in need of replacement.

  22. Nikita says

    I love cooking…have been taking multiple cooking classes, assisting chefs, learnt knife skills on their knives but could never afford my own chef’s knife… I want my OWN knife to reach the next level in culinary world and what better than THE WUSTHOF! :)

  23. Aneesa says

    Currently trying to update my kitchen utensils and appliances. Every kitchen needs one good chef’s knife and Wusthof makes beautifully crafted, quality knives!

  24. Karen D says

    I so need some good knives! It is hard to keep cheap knives sharp, and dull knives are dangerous!

  25. Christy B says

    Knives are the most important tools in the kitchen and I am still on the search for the perfect all purpose knife—this one looks like a winner!

  26. Candie Baber says

    I would LOVE to win this knife to give to my husband who is a fantastic aspiring chef. He would LOVE to have this knife and it would be great to be able to give it to him to start off his knife set with the best knives on the market!

  27. says

    This knife looks fantastic! I always like to have one favorite knife I use for everything, and this one will fit the bill.

  28. Wanda McHenry says

    I’d like to win because Wusthof makes excellent knives, they are the sharpest I’ve ever seen.

  29. Stacey B says

    I currently don’t have a good quality knife for cutting tough things, so this would be great to have

  30. Brenda Ryefield says

    It would be nice to have a knife that does most of the work! I get fearful sometimes cutting up meats or melons and squash.

  31. Nick Lush says

    I am in high school right now and plan on going into culinary arts/restaurant management at the end of the year. I love to cook and the holidays are my favorite time. I will find an excuse to cook/bake for anyone. Last year I drove up to my aunts house to make Thanksgiving dinner, i was supposed to help her but she ended up helping me, but its ok i loved it, the only problem was all her knives were dull. This knife would very much help me out this holiday season

  32. Nicole-Lynn says

    I’d like to win this knife to complete my knife set. I’m missing this knife from my block set and it would be great to have to cut pineapples and rough things like you have shown in the above post! Thanks for the opportunity.

    Seasidesmitten@aol.com

  33. Deb Anderson says

    All my knives are so dull, they are actually dangerous to use now. Would love to have a good new sharp knife like this!

  34. Louis says

    I’d love to have a knife what can tackle big things like pineapples
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    Louis
    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  35. says

    I would so love to win this knife. delightfulrepast at aol dot com I have a friend who is a wonderful cook but who has never, in all her 50 years of life, had a single good knife! This would make a wonderful gift for her.

  36. Diane says

    My oldest works in a kitchen. It’d be fantastic if he would come into my kitchen and not laugh at my knives for a change :)

  37. Cheryl Sanders says

    OMG! This knife is incredible! Amazingly enough, my husband collects knives but do I have a nice kitchen set? NO! Maybe it’s time for me to spend a little cash on something nice for me :) I love to cook and a good knife set is essential. Yes, it’s time to go shopping! Thank you for the giveaway!

  38. mell says

    I am taking technique classes, and one thing that I learned is that you must have the right equipment. I am slowly, but surely acquiring quality kitchen tools and this knife would be a great addition to what I already have.

  39. Cheryl Lund says

    I would like to win the knife because after reading all about the wonderful features it would be an asset to have one in my kitchen. Most of my knifes have dulled over the years of use and while I try to sharpen them at home it may have just ruined them in the process.

  40. Allison Downes says

    All my current knives are dull and not so good, this would be great to cut up fruits and veggies! Thanks for the chance to wiN!

  41. Mike Krupicka says

    I tried this out during a Knife Class at Sur La Table. Very sweet knife indeed. I would love to have this at home.

  42. says

    WHY? I only have a couple knives and neither one cut well or are sharpenable! This woman who loves cooking needs some kitchen love!
    Cathy B*****y pbprojecthope at yahoodotcom

  43. Laura Lynch says

    My mom really needs a good knife to cook with. I think she would enjoy cooking more if she had a good quality knife to help with prep work, especially since for awhile she only had steak knives for awhile (?!)

  44. Sharold says

    The knives in my collection are in very bad shape and this wonderful knife would be a great addition.

  45. christine jessamine says

    i would love to win this because it would make cutting alot easier with difficult foods

  46. Jennifer M says

    I’m a pastry student. The Wusthof Epicure would be perfect for slicing fruit and trimming dough!

  47. says

    I want to win this knife since I have a huge passion for cooking and sometimes not using the right tools can get in the way of my creative vision! This knife would save me so much time and effort!

  48. renee walters says

    My daughter is in culinary school and would love this! Thanks for the great giveaway and happy holidays!

  49. Kristi C says

    I would like to win because it would be nice to have a quality knife. My current set is old and getting dull.

  50. Cynthia C says

    I’d love to win this for my son who does a great job cooking with minimal equipment. He would really appreciate a quality knife.

  51. Tari Lawson says

    My current knives are not good quality and I am always afraid I will cut myself when using them.

  52. Stephanie Larison says

    I would love to win this because I only have two knives and they’re both so dull now after being used so much.

  53. Kevin P says

    Been looking at getting a new knife lately, and the Wushof’s have been really high on that list.

  54. Suzanne K says

    I’d love to have this knife because my current ‘go to’ kitchen knife is old, somewhat dull and has a broken tip

  55. Lim says

    I’d like my father to have a nice knife. He’s been complaining about his crappy knives in general.

  56. Kathleen S. says

    It would be lovely to have a knife this size – it’s tough to cut up a nutritious winter squash with my short knife.

  57. Jordan Y says

    I would love to win this for my husband. Our knives aren’t the best and he would make great use of this one.

  58. Jenna P says

    I would love to win this for my best friend. His number 1 thing on his xmas list is a new chef knife!

  59. Rebecca Graham says

    I would like to win this because it would be more useful in the kitchen for me than my old knives.

  60. thatlitttlehouse says

    I’d love to win this because I accidentally let one of my husband’s (the family chef) knives rust.

  61. Paula Michele Hafner says

    I own one of their paring knives and love it. I would love to own one of their Chef Knives! They are such good quality.

  62. Lucy Schwartz says

    A sharp knife makes the work so much easier andthis knife sounds like it will make the work a joy.

  63. Alison Wood says

    My old knives are dull, and were never very good to begin with. I’d love to have a really good knife in my kitchen for my cooking.

  64. Ellie W says

    I get so frustrated when I have to cut up anything because my knives are so dull. This would be great!

  65. Aaron Bretveld says

    I’ve been trying to slowly upgrade my knives and I don’t have a nice small chef knife like this one.

  66. Mer says

    I’m trying to upgrade my kitchen supplies and this looks like just the thing! I love winter squash and I’m getting sick of doing the anxious knife wiggle when trying to chop them. Clearly not a problem with this!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  67. Lanicsha Wynn says

    I would love this because I enjoy cooking and it’s frustrating because the knives I have aren’t any good

  68. kim says

    Wusthof is one of the best knife makers out there who wouldn’t love to have one of there knives. I could never afford to buy one right now so I would love to win one!

  69. Jen says

    I totally broke my large paring knife the other day and realized my knives are super old, they all need replacing

  70. Rich Hicks says

    want to win this because we do not have any really high quality
    knifes

    brich22 at earthlink dot net

  71. Gaye M says

    I’ve been getting more creative with my cooking and would love to have an excellent knife like this to work with because it’s well balanced and sturdy.

  72. Beth Palacios says

    I acutally asked my hubby for new knives for Christmas. I need this because the knives I have now barely cut through bread. ;)

  73. Jennifer Peaslee says

    I want to win this knife because it is a great heavy duty knife. My knives are really cheap and old, it would be the best one I own!

  74. Victoria R. says

    I’d love to win this knife because all the ones I have are flimsy – it’d be a great strong knife for fruit and veggies!

  75. sandy says

    I would like to win this knife because ours is a cheap one and we cook all the time so we should have a good one!

    sandysaveseveryday AT gmail DOT com

  76. Bryan E. says

    Thanks for the giveaway …our current knife is an old & rusty one we inherited from my Mother; we need a good, sharp kitchen knife !

  77. alyce poalillo says

    I would love to win because I do not have a really quality knife and it would make my prep easier.

  78. Sylvia says

    I had a set of Wusthof knives several years ago and they were by far my favorite knives. I would love to own some again! Thank you!

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