Must-Have Kitchen Tools
If you've never used kitchen shears, you'll wonder how you ever got along without them. This two-piece set includes a pair of Shun's Premium Kitchen Shears and our razor-sharp Herb Shears.
Incredibly handy, the kitchen shears are ideal for everything from opening packages t..
The blade-of-choice for the Japanese master chef. The Shun Blue 10-in. Kiritsuke is one gorgeous knife—yet it takes some practice to be able to use it properly. That's why it's known as the Japanese master chef's knife. The master will be able to use the kiritsuke for a wide variety of kitchen tasks..
Add this right-sized knife to your Shun Blue collection
Larger than a paring knife and smaller than a chef's knife, the Shun Blue Petty is ideal for medium-sized tasks. It nimbly cleans silver skin from tenderloins and portions boneless proteins with ease. The Shun Blue Petty is just the right size..
Although he's not supposed to play favorites, Chef Chris Cosentino says this is the Shun Blue that's nearest and dearest to his protein- (and especially, pig-) loving heart. The six inch length is the precise length needed for efficient butchery—not a quarter inch more, not a quarter of an inch less..
A perfect poultry knife
Need to bone out a chicken? This is your knife. The Shun Blue Honesuki is a Japanese boning knife. The 4 1/2-inch blade is perfect for maneuvering around bones and between joints. Once you get this knife in your hands, you'll be astounded at the absolute control you wield as..
The high-performance Shun Blue Kiritsuke—now in 8-in. length
The Shun Blue 8-in. Kiritsuke offers all the cutting performance and versatility of our 10-inch Kiritsuke, but in the classic 8-in. blade length. In Japan, the kiritsuke is known as the master chef's knife. Use it for all the tasks for wh..
The perfect noodle & fresh pasta knife
In Japan, a menkiri is a noodle-cutting knife. The long, straight, razor-sharp edge contacts the cutting board completely to make cutting a folded sheet of fresh noodle dough almost effortless. Of course, in the same way that it can help you cut beautiful, eve..
Thin, beautiful slices every time
The Shun Blue Slicing Knife not only makes food look delicious by enabling you to cut thin, even slices. It can also make food taste better. With the Shun Blue Slicing Knife’s longer length, narrower blade, and Shun-sharp edge you can make long, even slices without..
Our longest chef's knife
Some cooks simply prefer a longer chef’s knife. For them, we offer the Shun Classic 10-inch Chef's Knife. The longer blade provides additional cutting leverage and is especially handy when it comes to cutting larger foods. That said, it is an all-purpose blade ideal for a w..
A kitchen essential
The Shun Classic Paring Knife is a must-have for every kitchen. In a way, you can think of it as the mini version of the chef's knife because, like the chef's knife, the paring knife is quite versatile. The paring knife gets its name from its main function—removing or “paring” a..
A larger paring knife and essential for your kitchen
Paring knives come in a variety of lengths. This one is our 4-in. Shun Classic Paring Knife and it’s perfect for any paring task—as well as chopping small foods, such as garlic cloves or ginger, against a cutting board. The extra length of this k..
An incredibly handy smaller knife
Stocking your kitchen is all about getting the tools that work best for you. May we suggest you try the Shun Classic 5 1/2-inch Santoku? In size, it's between our small and full-sized santoku. This in-between weight and size make it perfect for medium-sized kitchen..
A small, nimble chef's knife
For a chef’s knife that is particularly lightweight and highly maneuverable, try the Shun Classic 6-inch Chef's Knife. Like all chef’s knives, it is an all-purpose blade ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks. While the six-inch length is perfect for slicing, dicing,..
The Shun Classic Chef's Knife—with hollow-grounds
If you have only one kitchen knife, the Shun Classic 8-inch Chef's Knife is the one to have. This one is extra-special because of the hollow-ground indentations on the side of the blade. They create small air pockets that reduce friction when cuttin..
A traditional Japanese all-purpose kitchen knife
In Japan, this knife style is known as a gyuto. It is the Japanese equivalent of the chef’s knife. In other words, it’s an all-purpose knife. It’s ideal for meat and fish, yet performs beautifully on vegetables, too. Although the blade is thinner tha..
Looks unusual, works beautifully
The Shun Classic Bird's Beak knife is the classic tool for making decorative cuts—such as radish rosettes or fluted mushrooms—as well as for cutting out blemishes, peeling, and slicing soft fruits such as nectarines or plums. The curved shape lets you cut close to t..
A rigid boning and fillet knife with a razor-sharp edge
The Shun Classic Boning/Fillet is adept at these two key kitchen chores. For boning, the narrow, sharp, curved blade gets in close to the bone, making it easy to separate meat from bone. Even fibrous tissue is no match for Shun's extremely sha..
Your bread deserves this knife
After a chef’s knife and a paring knife, some cooks say that the knife they most can’t live without is their bread knife. It’s a crime to ruin a fresh loaf of bread by smashing it beneath the blade of a dull knife. The wide, “low frequency” serrations on the Shun Clas..
The perfect match for the Shun Classic Carving Knife
The Shun Classic Carving Fork is an elegant match for the Shun Classic Slicing or Carving Knife. This two-pronged fork easily holds food in place while slicing or carving and assists in serving, too. The Shun Classic Carving Fork acts as an exten..
Aspire to the perfect slice
Achieve the perfect slice of meat or poultry with the Shun Classic Carving Knife. It’s the right knife whether you want to carve paper-thin or thick and juicy slices. The razor-sharp blade makes a cleaner cut, which helps keep more of the juices—and more of the flavor—tr..
Honing keeps your blade sharper longer
With each use of your knife, the razor-sharp edge naturally bends over just a tiny bit. The edge is still sharp, but the sharpest part isn’t making contact with the food. The answer is honing with the Shun Classic Combination Honing Steel. It gently realigns t..
For a fillet with flex
Sometimes just the right amount of flex in your blade steel makes filleting fish easier. The knife conforms to the ribs of the fish, removing meat from bones quickly and easily. Removing skin from meat is easier, too. It works well for boning and trimming out poultry and othe..
A simply beautiful way to cut a perfect slice
The Shun Classic Ham/Salmon Slicer features a long, narrow blade and hollow-ground indentations that help slices release from the blade smoothly. Because cured or smoked meats like ham and salmon tend to be denser and drier than a very moist meat (like ..
Add this award-winning knife to your kitchen
A santoku is a Japanese all-purpose kitchen knife. Like a chef’s knife, the santoku is used for just about every cutting job in the kitchen. The name means “three virtues.” Depending on who you ask, the name refers either to the three types of foods it w..
The knife for the perfect slice
Can the right knife really make food taste better? In a word, yes. The Shun Classic Hollow-Ground Slicing Knife's long, narrow blade allows you to make a cleaner cut, which helps keep more of the juices—and thus more of the flavor—trapped in the meat. The longer blad..
You'll Love This Japanese Boning Knife
Got poultry? This is your knife. The Shun Classic Honesuki is a Japanese boning knife. The 4 1/2-inch blade is perfect for maneuvering around bones and between joints. Once you try it, you'll be pleasantly surprised at the complete control you gain as you proc..
A Classic Kiritsuke in a Versatile Size
We're thrilled to introduce the Shun Classic 6-inch Kiritsuke. This high-performance Japanese blade style is used for all the tasks for which you'd use a chef's knife. It's ideal for slicing and push cuts. Julienne, dice, or brunoise vegetables with ease. It'..
Now the Shun Classic series has its own kiritsuke, known as the master chef's knife in its home nation of Japan. The kiritsuke is used for all the tasks for which you'd use a chef's knife and offers top cutting performance and versatility. The Shun Classic 8-inch Kiritsuke is ideal for slicing and p..
The right tool for processing meat
The Shun Classic Meat Cleaver features a big, thick blade suitable for processing larger cuts of bone-in meat or breaking down whole poultry. Use it to separate spare ribs or cut a chicken down to size. Chopping beef for stew is another great use for a cleaver. Th..
A classic Japanese vegetable knife
Nakiri is simply Japanese for "vegetable knife." Once you get the Shun Classic Nakiri in your hands, you'll soon see why both professional chefs and good cooks around the world choose this beautiful and extremely useful tool whenever they have fruits or vegetables..
Keeps your knuckles off the cutting board
Have you ever found yourself hovering over the edge of the cutting board so that you don't knock your knuckles on the board as you reach the bottom of the stroke? The Shun Offset Bread Knife solves the problem.
The offset handle position creates additiona..
Enjoy making sushi? Enjoy it even more with this
The Shun Classic Pro 10 ½-in. Yanagiba is our longest single-bevel Japanese slicing knife. "Yanagiba" means simply "willow blade" for the yanagiba’s long, slender blade resembles the long, narrow leaves of a willow.
To use the Shun Classic Yanagiba,..
This medium-sized deba provides precise cutting and traditional Japanese blade characteristics
Most often used to process fish and poultry, this traditional Japanese culinary knife combines some of the functions of a cleaver with some of the functions of a chef's knife. The deba may be used to fill..
The professional Japanese chef's vegetable knife
The Shun Classic Pro Usuba is the quintessential Japanese vegetable knife. With its flat blade and squared-off tip, it is perfect for push/pull vegetable chopping. The straight edge cleanly contacts the cutting board so there is no need for the rocki..
Our full-sized traditional Japanese deba makes quick work of fish and poultry
This classic Japanese culinary knife is most often used to process fish and poultry. It combines some of the functions of a cleaver with some of the functions of a chef's knife.
The deba is used to fillet fish, cut throu..
Amazing with fish, wonderful with meats
In Japanese, "Yanagiba" means "willow blade" and the yanagiba is, quite simply, an ideal slicing knife. Designed to be pulled gently through the food, this precise, single-bevel blade reduces loss of the natural juices and creates the cleanest cuts imaginable..
The perfect set for creating Asian cuisine
The Shun Classic Pro Asian Chef's set is for the Asian cuisine aficionado. It includes the three Japanese knives essential for creating true Asian cuisine: the Shun Classic Pro 9 1/2-in. Yanagiba, the 6 1/2-in. Usuba, and the 6 1/2-in. Deba.
The perfect tool for mincing and other rocking cuts
The Shun Classic Rocking Knife is the ideal tool for mincing herbs, garlic, shallots, or finely chopping a wide variety of foods, for example, tomatoes for sauces. It is an exceptional tool for mincing herbs to fully release their flavor. Similar ..
Serrations cut through tougher foods without tearing
Also called a tomato knife or a sandwich knife, the Shun Classic Serrated Utility Knife is a blade with many uses. In size, it’s between the chef's knife and the paring knife, but its blade is narrower and straighter. The serrated edge makes it i..
If you love steak, you'll love a Shun Classic Steak Knife
You’ve grilled the perfect steaks, but how best to cut up your masterpiece once it’s on the plate? The answer is the Shun Classic Steak Knife. With Shun’s incredibly sharp, clean edge, there is no need for serrations. The knife simply glides..
An amazingly versatile knife
The Shun Classic Ultimate Utility Knife's cutting edge has a low-frequency serration that makes the knife perfect for slicing delicate thin-skinned fruits and vegetables. The Ultimate Utility Knife has a broad blade and a curved belly, allowing you to rock the knife on ..
Multi-purpose—and very handy
In size, the Shun Classic Utility Knife is between a chef’s knife and a paring knife, but its blade is narrower and straighter. It's perfect for a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller veget..
Try a Shun Vegetable Cleaver for an amazingly versatile cutting experience
The Shun Classic Vegetable Cleaver, sometimes known as a Chinese cleaver, is a large squared knife with a very wide blade. Every part of it can be put to use. The edge is used to chop vegetables, especially larger ones such ..
One of three must-have paring knives
The Shun Classic Vegetable Knife is ideal for a wide variety of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller vegetables. While the size is similar to a paring knife, the blade shape is different. Instea..
A chef's knife with a heavier duty 22° cutting angle
The Shun Classic 8-inch Western Cook’s Knife offers a 22° cutting angle instead of the 16° cutting angle of the rest of the Shun Classic line. This less-acute edge provides additional strength that helps when tackling heavier foods, for example w..
2014 Kitchen Knife of the Year
In Japan, the kiritsuke is known as the master chef's knife. Use it for all the tasks for which you'd use a chef's knife. It works extremely well with vegetables; julienne, dice, or brunoise with ease. It's also an excellent choice for cleaning and portioning boneless..
Is this our most beautiful honesuki yet?
Yes, there is a perfect knife for boning chicken. This is it: the Shun Dual Core Honesuki is the essential Japanese boning knife. The 4 1/2-inch blade is perfect for maneuvering around bones and between joints. Once you get this knife in your hands, you'll b..
A utility knife is the third member of the kitchen knife trifecta. In size, it’s between a chef’s knife and a paring knife, making it perfect for all those in-between tasks. For trimming green beans, broccoli, and other jobs where you need some precision, your utility knife is an excellent choice. A..
Extra-fine cutting edge won't bruise herbs
The extra-fine 16° cutting edge cuts of our elegant Shun Herb Shears cuts cleanly and won't bruise delicate herbs. A built-in blade notch makes it easy to strip herbs or cut through their stems. The high-carbon, molybdenum-vanadium, stainless-steel blades ..
The ultimate gentleman's personal knife
This beautifully crafted folding knife is an extremely handsome accessory, whether carried as a tasteful pocketknife or a personal steak knife. First manufactured in 1896 in Meiji-era Japan, this style of knife is considered to be the first Japanese pocketkni..