It is no secret that things can get complicated in the world of food. Many home chefs become overwhelmed with the amount of kitchen gadgets and utensils available to them, while professional chefs might find their kitchens stuffed to the brim with utensils and appliances that are not so functional after all. One area of the kitchen that we can focus on simplifying with little argument is the knife block.
Whether you are a home cook who guesses your way through modern cutlery sets, or a restaurateur whose kitchen is littered with professional chef knives, it is likely that you could streamline things in your kitchen by focusing on three types of knives that are versatile, dependable, and downright trusty.
Most modern cutlery sets come with upwards of 12 knife options at a hefty price tag. Chefs are spending hundreds of dollars to import numerous varieties of professional chef knives that are rarely the best knife for the job. So, what are the must have knives for your restaurant or personal kitchen? It comes down to three, multi-functional, tried-and-true blades that can run the gamut of tasks in your kitchen.