Zwilling Just Slashed Prices on Their Most Popular Knives — Including a “Phenomenal” $80 Chef’s Knife

published Feb 13, 2024
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If you thought you’d have to wait a while longer for more sales post-New Year’s, I’ve got some incredible news for you: Presidents’ Day deals are in full swing. Even though the holiday doesn’t officially kick off until Feb. 19, tons of kitchen retailers are marking their items down early. (Le Creuset, West Elm, and Walmart are among them — check out our handy deals list!) It’s the perfect opportunity to snag typically pricey items that you didn’t get a chance to grab during the holiday season.

More often than not, chef’s knives are on the splurgier side. It makes sense: A quality one can completely transform your meal prep routine for the better. When it makes cutting through tough foods and veggies effortless, you’ll be thanking yourself over and over again for making the upgrade. This Presidents’ Day, you can head over to Zwilling for pro-level knives and sets that’ll perform and last. Without further ado, here are eight tools that you can grab at up to 30% off — including a top-rated, gourmet chef’s knife for just $80.

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1 / 8
was $99.99

With over 300 five-star reviews, you’ll put this affordable chef’s knife to work daily. It’s German-made, crafted with special-formula stainless steel and an ice-hardened blade that stays sharp for a long time.

2 / 8
was $149.99

Tackle all of your cutlery needs in one go with this nifty set from Henckels, which includes a 4-inch paring knife, 5-inch utility knife, and 8-inch chef’s knife. Each knife’s ultra-durable stainless steel, rounded spine, and ergonomic handle ensures that your hand won’t get tired even after a decent amount of chopping. They all can be tossed straight into the dishwasher for easy cleanup, too!

3 / 8
was $159.99

This thin, precision-focused blade is the Japanese counterpart to the western chef's knife. It’s handcrafted by artisans who blend Japanese tradition, German engineering, and advanced stainless steel for ultra-sharp, effortless cutting.

4 / 8
was $229.99

Circling back to knocking out all of your knife needs at once, you can opt for this seven-piece set that comes in a gorgeous wooden knife block for safe storage. For $30 less, you’ll get a vegetable knife, paring knife, bread knife, chef's knife; nine-inch steel knife, and a set of kitchen shears. The rubberwood block and special formula high-carbon construction guarantee that they’ll stay in tip-top shape for years.

5 / 8
was $179.99

One reviewer called this blade “a work of art,” while another said it “feels luxurious" compared to any other knife. It offers the thin profile Japanese knives are known for, as well as a durable core made of VG10 super steel that's surrounded by a beautiful 64-layer Damascus pattern.

6 / 8
was $179.99

A food prep essential, the Rock and Chop set’s seven-inch santoku is fit for slicing, dicing, and mincing with rocking cuts, while the 5.5-inch prep knife is built for tasks that require more precision.

7 / 8
was $59.99

This set is a must-have for any meat lover, since it takes the hassle out of serving and slicing. The 8-inch carving knife cuts through meat, as the carving fork keeps it stable. Beyond holiday dinners, when it’ll certainly come in handy, it’s ideal for any meal featuring turkey, ham, or steak.

8 / 8
was $219.99

Speaking of knives for meat, this heavy-duty cleaver makes light work of chopping roast chicken, ribs, and more. Its design offers a curved bolster, which enhances safety and precision. "What a beast! This thing is so solid in hand and I feel extra confident in getting through meat and bones without an issue," a reviewer said.