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Kitchen knives

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Professional "S"
 
Approximate retail price:
$392.00
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Type: Fine-edge blade kitchen knives
About - Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Professional "S"

The Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Professional "S" is part of the kitchen knife test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, kitchen knives models like the Twin Professional "S" are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Cutting performance:
Based on food-cutting tests using the chef's, slicing, utility, paring, and santoku (when available) knives.

Handle comfort:
Panelists (hand sizes from small to large) judged the chef's knife on how comfortable that knife felt in their hands.

Handle balance:
Panelists (hand sizes from small to large) judged the chef's knife on how well balanced that knife felt in their hands.
Features & Specs - Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Professional "S"
info Blade type Forged
info Prone to corrosion No
info Heavy No
info Bulky No
info Set size (pieces) 7
info Knives missing from set Santoku
info Warranty Lifetime
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User Reviews - Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Professional "S"
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Bought my set in 1973...still using them
11/25/2013
Pros
Four Decades Of Use
Cons
zero
Best Uses
Comment:
I am from the 'old school'...you make everything from scratch. Have always kept them in a wooden block and hand washed. Still slice a tomato without making an impression into the skin or the thinnest meat for a sandwich.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Best knives out there!
3/27/2013
Pros
Last forever
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I have owned my knife set for over 15 years and they still look like new! I kept buying inexpensive knife sets over and over again until one day I saw these on sale. They were still very expensive to me at the time, until I did the math of how much money I wasting on the cheaply made brands. J.A. Henckels is the best brand out there as far as I'm concerned. I NEVER wash them in the dishwasher. Very satisfied, and would recommend them to anyone.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Holds edge well
3/14/2013
Pros
Comfortable Handle
Nice Weight
Stays sharp
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday in the kitchen
Comment:
I've owned the 8 set for over 2 years now and love em. They stay sharp longer than any other knife set we've had. Handle holds up well too. I hand wash them. Great knives.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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