New Wüsthof knife inspired by Chinese cleaver

Norwalk, Conn. – Wüsthof has introduced a premium cutlery knife designed primarily for prepping vegetables.

Inspired by the traditional design of a Chinese cleaver, which is called a Cai Dao, Wüsthof’s Classic 7-inch Hollow Edge Chai Dao features a wide blade with a sharp fine edge that curves dramatically upward as it nears the knife's squared-off tip.

The blade's curvy profile – which is in sharp contrast to the straight blade style of the popular, Asian-style Nakiri knife – allows chefs and home cooks to mince, chop, dice, and slice ingredients by employing a "rocking" motion on cutting boards. The new knife's bevel-style hollow edge minimizes drag, and prevents potatoes, onions, and other sticky ingredients from adhering to the blade.

While primarily designed for prepping vegetables and fruits, the knife has the heft to cube tough cuts of beef, the company said.

Available now at retail nationwide, the Asian-style knife is priced at $119.99 suggested retail.


Wüsthof Classic knives Wüsthof Classic knives are made in Solingen, Germany.

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