Kai USA, a brand of Shun, is rolling out the Kai Pro line of professional level cutlery at the upcoming International Home + Housewares Show.
According to the company, each knife in the 10-piece collection is designed for professional level performance in the home or in food service environments. The knives are made of high-carbon, Japanese AUS6M, stainless steel blades, full-tang construction and riveted POM handles.
The hammered blade finish is designed to help food release from the blade. The new collection of knives is NSF Certified for use in professional kitchens and offer cooks a razor-sharp edge on every knife, a balanced comfortable grip, and precision handling.
The blades are hand sharpened and finished to a 16 degree cutting edge on each side. The high-carbon stainless steel used in these knives also offer corrosion resistance, holds its edge well, re-sharpens easily when needed.
The collection includes Western and Asian knives to match every cook’s style of food preparation. The western knives include a 12-inch Slicing Brisket knife; 6-, 8-and 10-inch Chef knives; a Boning Fillet; a Utility and a Paring knife. The Asian knives include an Asian Multi Prep, Asian Utility and a Santoku.
The Kai Pro collection will have a suggested retail price range of $38 to $88.