The Dalstrong Gladiator Series 8” chef’s knife is the essential workhorse for any chef who takes his craft seriously. From the heat of professional restaurant kitchens to a simple meal for one, this chef knife works tirelessly beside you, complimenting your style, always dependable and forever brutally effective. It is your merciless gladiator in the unforgiving arena of professional and home kitchens. Featuring a beautiful, ergonomic and ambidextrous premium food-grade ABS polymer handle that is highly impervious to heat, cold, and moisture. The Gladiator Series Chef knife is carefully designed for maximum comfort and maneuverability. The knife is as pleasing to hold as it is to look at, featuring a perfectly engineered balance with a satisfying heft and presence. Perfectly weighted to handle both thicker, heavy duty cuts and more delicate detail work. The hand polished bolster adds counter weight and offers finger protection, while the triple rivets (with signature Dalstrong center rivet) in the handle ensures the highest level of strength and robustness. Included is a water and stain resistant, BPA free protective Dalstrong PerfectFit sheath.