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Don't Be Dull, Get a New Knife
Global Knives Our annual Knife Sale is just around the corner. Save 20% off Global, Shun, Chroma, Robert Welch and F. Dick  knives in March. Buy 3 knives and that savings jumps to 25% off!

Selecting a knife is a very personal decision. Some cooks like them sleek and light, while others prefer heavy and sturdy. What works well for you won't be a match for someone else. If you're not sure which knife is the right fit for you, stop in our stores next month to test drive our collection before you buy.

A good knife can also be an investment. You want to make sure to get a  quality knife that has durability, strength, handles well and will endure some wear and tear. We like this guide on How to Choose a Chef's Knife.  


Pinterest Want to drool over more knives? Check out our Knives we Love Pinterest board.
Think of a Knife as An Extension of Your Hand

We've been carrying our Robert Welch line of knives for a year now. And your feedback has been outstanding!  


These award-winning knives not only look sharp, they actually minimize hand fatigue. With a fully forged German stainless steel blade and a full tang for extra strength, each knife is powerful but comfortable to hold. These knives are an incredible value and will be a great fit for any collection.   

You Can be a Samurai with Shun
Shun Knives have an impressive history. The company has been handcrafting knives for over a century in Japan. Just as in the tradition of samurai swords, each knife takes at least 100 steps to complete. Now, that's precision!

Our chefs are big fans of Shun Cutlery. So is Chef Chris Cosentino. We love any excuse to see Chris in action, so watch as he demonstrates some knife care tips in this video.

Chef Cosentino's Shun Knife CareTips
 Knife Care Tips

Slice through your Bucket List
Learning a skill, like cooking, can help keep you focused. A new study shows a mentally demanding task likely improves cognitive functioning in an aging mind. So, keep your mind sharp by signing up for our Knife Skills class. We have 12 upcoming sessions offered at both of our locations in February & March.

Pinterest Want to go behind the scenes of our most popular class? Check out our Knife Skills Pinterest board.
New Oils & Vinegars are a Family Affair
The Chopping Block is pleased to offer a new line of olive oil and vinegars from the Robbins Family Farm in California. For maximum freshness and quality, the oils are hand-bottled just prior to shipping. The balsamic vinegars are hand-selected and imported from Modena, Italy. Even the labels reflect the artisan family's commitment to beauty. Patti Robbins' own paintings, inspired by her time in Italy, grace the labels of the oils and vinegars.
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