Sakai Kikumori is proud to introduce their line of professional Japanese chef knives to the North American culinary culture. Those who cook for a living, or as a way of life, often take pride in having the best kitchen knives. That is why Sakai Kikumori takes pride in forging the very best in professional kitchen knives. What makes Kikumori knives outstanding are the qualities that result from a centuries old practice of craftsmanship. Traditionally made Japanese kitchen knives inherit techniques employed in making katana, the swords of the samurai, that were not only weapons upon which warriors' lives depended; they were symbols of honor and devotion to discipline. For over 87 years Sakai Kikumori has produced several lines of professional chef knives. Located in the historic knife forging city of Sakai City near Osaka, Japan, all knives carrying the Sakai Kikumori brand have gone through a rigorous production process from forging to polishing. Sakai Kikumori knives are renown for their design, functionality and great edge retention.
Sakai Kikumori Aoko Knives – Blue Steel (Aoko)
Sakai Kikumori master artisans have to go through years of training before they are ready to create Hongasumi knives by hand. Their incredible skill means that these Hongasumi knives are amazingly sought after, as their craftsmanship and their skill cannot be beaten.
Sakai Kikumori Gokujyou Knives – White Steel (Shiroko)
Sakai Kikumori master artisans have handed down their expertise throughout the generations, and they are still creating beautiful and sharp knives today.
Sakai Kikumori Kiwami V-10 Knives – VG-10 Stainless Steel
The master artisans of Sakai Kikumori have really excelled themselves with the Kiwami V-10 Stain Resistance knives, as a huge amount of skill has to go into their construction.
Sakai Kikumori Kiwami Mirror Finished V-10 Knives – VG-10 Stainless Steel
The master artisans of Sakai Kikumori have really excelled themselves with the Kiwami V-10 Stain Resistance knives, as a huge amount of skill has to go into their construction. When a knife is finished, it is polished to the point of being a mirror
Sakai Kikumori Japanese Style Handle Yasuki White #2 Steel Knives
This knife has the octagonal handle, a typical traditional Japanese style. However, this design has also taken inspiration from Western design; the knives have blades that are sharp on both sides
Sakai Kikumori Chouyou Series
A trusted brand, “Sakai Kikumori” presents a new series of the highest quality – uniting the most pleasant in use and beauty. It is reflected the voice of the professional chefs and pursed the simplicity of use.