The 8" Essentials chef knife is used to dice onions, mince parsley, core a pineapple, or chop carrots. This knife is an essential tool for the kitchen. The Essentials collection has professional high-carbon stainless steel blades with black polymer handles. Extra-thick stamped high-carbon stainless steel blades and triple compression stainless steel rivets provide balance, strength, and safety. This collection is perfect for beginner cooks that are looking for simple cutting solutions at an everyday value. Sheath packaging protects blades when not in use. Full lifetime guarantee.