Sakai Takayuki

Sakai Takayuki Grand Chef Gyutou 270mm (10.6")

Chef's Knife

Sakai Takayuki Grand Chef

The Grand Chef series from Sakai Takayuki is a high grade knife designed for professionals and is manufactured from Bohler-Uddeholm Swedish steel. This special steel alloy has very low impurities, is highly rust resistant and offers exceptional sharpness. The shape of each knife in the line is designed to maximize cutting performance as well as user comfort.


Handle material Pressed Wood
Blade length 270 mm (10.6")
Thickness at spine 2.2 mm
Thickness at tip 0.7 mm
Hardness (Rockwell scale) 58
Bevel / Edge Double (70/30)

Use & Care

  • Handwash in warm water and towel dry
  • Do not cut frozen foods
  • Use a sharpening stone, not a honing steel, to re-sharpen your Japanese chef knives

Works Well With