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Utility Knife

The utility chef knife is one of the fundamental knives for any chef. is a versatile and agile tool that can perform many tasks. It has a blade that is longer than a paring knife, but shorter than a chef’s knife, usually ranging from 5 to 6 inches in length. A utility knife can be used for slicing meat, cutting sandwiches, chopping vegetables, and slicing herbs. It is also sometimes called a “sandwich knife” because of its ability to cut through bread and fillings. A utility knife is especially useful when doing small precision tasks, such as peeling and mincing. A professional chef may find a utility knife useful for general kitchen tasks when no other knife will do.