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#1 Post by Elliot Steele » July 19th, 2017, 8:57 pm

Looking to add a good set of steak knives to our wedding registry. Anyone have a set they really like?

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#2 Post by Chris S p i k e s » July 19th, 2017, 9:12 pm

We have these:

https://www.williams-sonoma.com/product ... DUCTSEARCH

I realize that Shun gets laughed at by knife purists, but they've been outstanding for the 10 years we've used them. They are essentially like new. We sharpen them about once per year and hone them about every month or two. They will likely outlast us and we have 30+ years left if things go right.

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#3 Post by M.Kaplan » July 19th, 2017, 9:59 pm

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#4 Post by Elliot Steele » July 19th, 2017, 10:21 pm

Thanks for the recommendations guys. I should probably have given a price point of around $200 for a set. While I love those knives I just don't realistically see anyone purchasing them as a gift with prices like those.

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#5 Post by Barry Paul Price » July 19th, 2017, 11:05 pm

Closer to your budget... Wife and I had a great dinner at a steak house in Chicago. She loved the knives. I tracked them down. We love them.

[resizeableimage=600,600]https://www.gunterwilhelm.com/media/cat ... r_19_2.jpg[/resizeableimage]
https://www.gunterwilhelm.com/premier-4 ... -gift-set/
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#6 Post by Michael Sopher » July 20th, 2017, 5:58 am

Very happy with these. Very sharp and non serrated so can be rehoned.

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#7 Post by mgriffith » July 20th, 2017, 6:20 am

After I stated that I was planning on stealing a knife each visit to the Capital Grille, TW purchased as set for me from them. I have no idea what the price was, but it could not have been too outrageous or she would not have bought them.

Great heft and hand feel. The only negatives are that the front half of the blade is serrated and the logo is lightly etched on the blade. Though when they need sharpened it will be a simple matter to grind them to a non-serrated edge.

These things are built like tanks and will easily last my lifetime and beyond.
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#8 Post by Joe Chanley » July 20th, 2017, 6:54 am

I'd never use their knives for food prep etc, but Cutco's steak knives work really well.

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#9 Post by ybarselah » July 20th, 2017, 8:00 am

the Zalto of steak knives.
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#10 Post by M.Kaplan » July 20th, 2017, 3:02 pm

ybarselah wrote:
the Zalto of steak knives.
Roland Lannier, the former chief knife maker at Perceval, is a close friend of Stephane Jego and made the custom, carbon fiber Perceval table knives that they use at Chez L'Ami Jean. The ones they count when they clear your table. Roland now has his own shop (http://rolandlannier.com/en/). THESE are the Zalto of steak knives: http://rolandlannier.com/en/category/co ... -not-dead/

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#11 Post by ybarselah » July 21st, 2017, 6:16 am

those look amazing. i need to find out what they're using at The Grill here in NYC. not as elegant - more steak house style, but gorgeous and likely pricey.
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#12 Post by Dave McCloskey » July 21st, 2017, 3:07 pm

M.Kaplan wrote:
ybarselah wrote:
the Zalto of steak knives.
Roland Lannier, the former chief knife maker at Perceval, is a close friend of Stephane Jego and made the custom, carbon fiber Perceval table knives that they use at Chez L'Ami Jean. The ones they count when they clear your table. Roland now has his own shop (http://rolandlannier.com/en/). THESE are the Zalto of steak knives: http://rolandlannier.com/en/category/co ... -not-dead/

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That aluminum chip design is badass. Do they come as a set of 4 or priced per knife?

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#13 Post by Jay Selman » September 22nd, 2017, 12:40 pm

Barry Paul Price wrote:Closer to your budget... Wife and I had a great dinner at a steak house in Chicago. She loved the knives. I tracked them down. We love them.

[resizeableimage=600,600]https://www.gunterwilhelm.com/media/cat ... r_19_2.jpg[/resizeableimage]
https://www.gunterwilhelm.com/premier-4 ... -gift-set/
I like these

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#14 Post by Craig G » September 23rd, 2017, 6:40 am

Dave McCloskey wrote: Do they come as a set of 4 or priced per knife?
One knife is priced like a set of four.
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#16 Post by Robert Pollard-Smith » September 27th, 2017, 7:50 pm

Rob, that is sooo KKF. Schweet.
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#17 Post by Stan Y. » September 28th, 2017, 6:51 pm

Wow. For the man who has everything, a set of $500 apiece steak knives? Just beautiful though. Go to his site and read what the handles are made of, ebony and carbon dated 7260 year old bog oak? :-)
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#18 Post by John O' » September 29th, 2017, 9:50 am

Michael Sopher wrote:Very happy with these. Very sharp and non serrated so can be rehoned.
Picked up a set of these based on your and the Amazon reviews. Very nice for the money.
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#19 Post by Jay Selman » October 3rd, 2017, 10:15 am

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Way beyond what I could afford, but I still would like some info on them.

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#20 Post by scamhi » October 3rd, 2017, 2:34 pm

we have a set of the Perceval 888's "the Meat Knife". Blade is a little longer than the 9.47 same price.
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#21 Post by Philip N. Jones » October 3rd, 2017, 8:20 pm

I vote for the Henckels Four Star. Four for about $180.
Or the Henckels International Classic. Four for about $85.
The former are made in Germany. The latter are made in Spain.
I have some of both. No serrations.
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#22 Post by NED VALOIS » February 3rd, 2019, 11:06 am

Steak knives;
I ordered a set of 12 & carving set in Curly Koa wood/Ebony Bolsters & Japanese Damascus pattern stainless (VG10 & powder metal die steel ,Yu Kurosaki of Takefu, Japan), with presentation box.
Due in late Spring. [cheers.gif] flirtysmile

https://salterfinecutlery.com/

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#23 Post by NED VALOIS » February 3rd, 2019, 2:47 pm

FYI To whoever inquired, from the knife maker (Salter Fine Cutlery) :
"There was a member wanting to know who made the knives they use at The Grill in New York City. Those are also made by Gregg and are R2 powder metal die steel."

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