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Culinary Arts

Chef Gordon Ramsay’s List of Essential Kitchen Knives

Written by MasterClass

Nov 30, 2018 • 1 min read

Knives are essential to all manner of kitchen activities, from filleting a fish to dicing onions or chopping herbs. Chef Gordon Ramsay recommend a core set of knives, below.


Gordon Ramsay's Essential Kitchen Knives

  1. Boning knife (You’ll see Gordon use Henckles brand knives in his MasterClass, but feel free to research brands and purchase what feels best for you. Remember, Gordon says a small collection of high quality sharp knives is better than drawers full of dull, second-rate ones.)
  2. Flexible chopping knife
  3. Microplane for zesting
  4. Paring knife
  5. Bread knife with serrated edge
  6. Sharpening steel

And for more information on how Gordon uses his knives, take a look at his guide on mastering knife skills.