Forged 7 inch Santoku Knife with Granton Edge. The Japanese version of the chef's knife is known as the Santoku knife and has many of the same uses. It is great for chopping vegetables and has been designed with a wide blade to facilitate the scooping up of these up and into the bowl or pot. The broad blade isalso ideal for crushing garlic . Our Santoku Knife has a thin spine and also has a granton edge which allows it to slice thin even slices without the blade sticking. For chopping food the curved blade helps the rocking motion. Ideal on meat, fruit and vegetables.