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Inspired by top chefs from all over the world, we created the most important tool for professional chefs: the perfect chef's knife
Inspired by top chefs from all over the world, we created the most important tool for professional chefs: the perfect chef's knife
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ChefsTalk Knife powered by Germancut - Made in Germany

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Your ChefsTalk Knife designed by Germancut ®

Cooking is passion. Cooking is profession. To treat your ingredients with the respect they deserve, we created the most important tool for every professional chef: the perfect chef's knife. A combination of the highest quality of material, function and design, for an unbeatably low price.

We developed our ChefsTalk Knife powered by Germancut, which is perfectly suited to professional chefs.

    

From handle to tip   

When designing the product we asked ourselves one question: What is needed to create the perfect chef's knife? And the answer was simple. More than 60 layers of Damascus steel and a handle made from the finest olive or walnut wood. A sophisticated design, outstanding and long-lasting sharpness and the perfect balance for effortless work. And all that, for an extremely attractive price, made in Germany.

   

The Blade

Each of the sophisticated knives has a multilayer Damascus steel blade, preserving the unique appearance of the wild Damascus pattern, thanks to the intricate craftsmanship carried out in our factory. 

Forging bolster and tang ...
Forging bolster and tang ...

 

 

 

... sharpening ...
... sharpening ...

 

 

 

... polishing.
... polishing.

 

 

The blade texture, called wild Damascus, is obtained through additional stages of craftsmanship. The pattern is artfully incorporated into the multilayer parent material with great skill. An optimal cutting capacity is achieved, thanks to the material chosen and to its meticulous and modern production. 

 

The very sharp edge made of high-alloy carbon steel (VG 10) is ice tempered (about 59 - 61 HRC Rockwell). A corrosion-resistant and flexible Damascus steel is applied to both outer surfaces, with 32 layers each. These outer layers protect the knife from breaking and  corrosion.

 

The Handle

You can choose between the finest olive and walnut wood. We've also used a decorative rivet with the ChefsTalk logo on it. 

 

Please be aware that wood is a natural material, so there can appear differences in structure and color of the handle. 

   

The perfect knife for the perfect price

We are offering this knife without any retail mark-ups. By selling this product without any retailers, you'll get the best quality for a price which beats every comparable product. 

 

   

Protect your perfect knife

Take care of your ChefsTalk Knife. For this purpose, we have designed a premium leather sheath which is also branded with "ChefsTalk". You can have it in light and dark leather, for just € 32 extra.

 

    

What makes us different?

  • High grade of blade hardness (59-61 HRC) for long-lasting sharpness
  • Narrow blade shape for a better cutting performance
  • Ergonomic handle for effortless work
  • "Made in Germany" for the best workmanship
  • Tested by top chefs around the world

Who are we?

I am Alexander, the owner of Germancut, a brand that now wants to produce the best quality chef’s knives in Germany, in Solingen, the City of Blades. To achieve the best results, I needed the expertise of someone, who works closely with professional chefs from all over the world, and who knows their desires and their problems. That is how I met Sebastian. Sebastian is the founder of ChefsTalk, a communication platform with more than 120.000 culinary professionals. Inspired by top chefs from all over the world, who compare notes and pass on their experiences on his platform.

   

Proof

Until now, we have developed a prototype, which we have used during a test phase. Sebastian showed it to professional chefs, who were completely won over by our product and proved us, that we have executed our idea perfectly.

 

   

Why do we need your help

It is important to us, to reach our funding goal to start production, and to send the knife directly to you. In addition, we hope that we can build a great community, with people who share our passion and ideas - to get as much support as possible. Thank you for joining.

 

Risks and challenges

Our biggest risks are manufacturing delays.

We have a close and good partnership to our manufactures in Solingen, but we can not promise that we will not have spontaneous difficulties. It is our first big project and we know how important transparancy is, so we will give our best to keep you always up to date.

Deliveries outside of Germany: The product will be delivered excluding customs duty and untaxed.
The recipient is obliged to pay the taxes and customs duties incurred.

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    Perfect Match

    No need to decide:
    Order a set of our 2 ChefsTalk Knives to get one with a handle of olive wood and one with a handle of walnut wood (145 € each).

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    For an order of 20 Knives: Special discount and entry on ChefsTalk Instagram account (www.instagram.com/chefstalk) with picture and linking.

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    For an order of 20 Knives with matching leather sheaths: Special discount and entry on ChefsTalk Instagram account (www.instagram.com/chefstalk) with picture and linking.

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