The chef’s knife is probably a cook’s most important tool. And given the amount of time it spends in your hand, it’s definitely worth making sure you have a good one.
A lot of people suggest purchasing “the best knife you can afford.” But that’s not much help unless you know what makes one knife better than another. Otherwise, you’re just buying the most expensive knife you can afford.
If you enjoy cooking and is jealous of your knives as much as I am, here’s a simple guide: