With a heritage for excellence in quality and craftsmanship that dates back to the early 20th century Chicago stockyards, Chicago Cutlery knows knives. Chicago Cutlery DesignPro Chef Knives feature an innovative grip that insures superior control and precise cutting. The laser-etched dots on the bolster make it easy to know exactly how to hold the knife. Ultra-sharp Japanese stainless steel blades and the unique bolster combined with steel and black polymer handle offer a sleek and contemporary design that look fantastic in any kitchen.