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8 Types of Knives Commonly Used in Industrial Kitchen

Bread Knife – A knife which has small zig-zag cut throughout the edge of blade which is commonly used in bakery & confectionery for cutting breads and cakes.

Homemade wheat bread with flax seeds on a kitchen table. Flat lay, top view

Boning Knife – A knife short in length with narrow blade & sharp tip used for removing bones of poultry, fish & meat.

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Chef’s/Utility Knife – A knife which is an all purpose knife which is used for cutting & chopping vegetable, fruits and for making smaller cuts of meat

Carving Knife – A knife shorter in length & has curved edge at tip suitable for carving fruits and vegetable for display decor.

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Cleaver/Butcher’s Knife – A knife which resembles “Rectangular-bladed hatchet” which has broad blade and strong handle for tight grip intended for hacking through bone.

Cheese Knife – There are 2 types of cheese category: Soft Cheese & Hard cheese. So these types of cheese need different knife according to categorization

Cheese Knife – There are 2 types of cheese category: Soft Cheese & Hard cheese. So these types of cheese need different knife according to categorization

Soft Cheese Knives – The blade of this knife is made up of stainless steel which is resistant to the stickiness of cheese

Hard Cheese Knives – These knives have tough blade which cannot be damaged easily and can help in cutting pieces of cheese easily due to its sturdiness.

Paring Knife – A small all purpose knife used for peeling skin of fruits or de-veining of prawns.

Palette Knife – A knife having flat blade with no sharp edges prominently seen in confectionery for icing cakes

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