Santoku vs. Chef Knives: How to Use Common Kitchen Knives

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 2 min read

Home cooks and professional chefs alike use both santoku and chef’s knives for a variety of cutting tasks. Both types of cutlery have their places in a kitchen knife set, but there are important distinctions. Learn more about santoku vs. chef’s knives to see what fits your own personal preferences.