A chef knife would be our choice if you wanted to indulge in one fabulous first knife. A chef's knife, also known as a cook's knife or a French knife, is designed to take on several different tasks without having to to pick up a new knife. These knives are great for slicing, mincing, and chopping. We have 6", 8", and 10" sizes available. We try to always have a chef's knife for a great price to be able to allow a great opportunity for our customers. Any size or brand, including Henckels, Wusthof, or Oxo. You can't go wrong with a chef's knife. Splurge!