For professionals! Designed by chefs and built exclusively for the tough day-to-day demands of the professional kitchen. Made in Germany, Solingen. High-carbon, stain-resistant steel. 56° Rockwell hardness for excellent edge retention. Very unique two-stage ergonomically designed handle which is manufactured utilizing two high performance synthetic materials: The inner core is made of an advanced synthetic material to give the handle great stability for prolonged use. The outer shell is made of a softer slip-resistant material.