Kitchen Geeks products are for home chefs, professional chefs, and anyone else who wants quality products in their kitchen.
How To Care For A Chef Knife
Wash it by hand (NEVER put it into a dishwasher) and dry it immediately by hand – don’t let it dry on its own. Why? Water drops can dry and cause pitting on the blade, which will weaken the blade over time.
Store it in the original box to protect the blade from getting damaged, getting dull, or accidentally cutting someone.
How To Properly Hold And Use A Chef Knife
How To Sharpen A Chef Knife
All Kitchen Geeks knives arrive razor sharp and ready to use, but over time they will dull as you cut.
Sharpening devices NOT to use:
- A typical round steel sharpening device included with many knife sets. Why? You can’t correctly set the exact angle for each side with each stroke.
- Powered knife sharpeners (unless you’re trained to use one). Why? They can wear away the blade incredibly fast or completely damage it.
Sharpening devices you SHOULD use:
- A knife sharpener that sits on your counter and you pull the knife through. The sharpening components typically cross each other and give you the exact angle every time.
- A knife sharpening service near you – just search for “knife sharpening service” on Google or Yelp and you’ll find them. They cost more than doing it yourself, but your blade will be factory sharp every time.