Exceptional quality and outstanding functionality are just a few of the reasons that the Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Pro-S 18 Piece Knife Set with Block is an asset to any kitchen. A full complement of kitchen cutlery comes with an attractive heavy wood block to keep it all neat and organized. These knives are a pleasure to use with their unique handle which features a fully exposed tang encased in ergonomic polypropylene. Trustworthy quality and classic triple rivet Novodur style handles are some of the reasons to choose this set.
The Pro-S knives look like they are a single piece of steel, however they are formed with a high-tech welding process that combines three types of steel. Henckels states that these invisible welds are stronger than steel. This set comes with seven kitchen knives which consist of: an 8-inch chefs knife, 8-inch bread knife, 4-inch utility knife, 5-inch serrated knife, 5-inch Santoku, 2-inch peeler and a 2-inch paring knife. It also comes with eight steak knives, a sharpening steel, kitchen shears and a heavy wood block. The wood block even has two extra bonus slots, and the set even comes with a Zwilling cookbook CD.
Features and Specs of the Twin Pro-S
Sigmaforge construction which is from a single piece of Henckels high carbon, no-stain steel provides long lasting sharpness.
Ergonomic handle makes them a pleasure to use, even for those with smaller hands.
FRIODUR ice hardened blades resist staining and have exceptional blade strength.
Super bolster makes these knives strong and well balanced providing exceptional safety and professional cutting.
The blade is hand honed and has a laser controlled edge.
Many of the advantages of the Zwilling J.A. Henckels knives come from the high quality, exceptional balance, superb grip and laser controlled easy to sharpen edge. The Sigmaforge one piece blade construction with full tang provides a good weight and excellent balance. The unique Pro S handles are heavier and the knives are less weight-forward than other knives. This set is well worth the money, the quality is outstanding. One of the biggest advantages to these knives is the handle, these knives are comfortable even for those with smaller hands. J.A. Henckels stands behind their products with a full warranty.
What Others Are Saying
Other reviewers spoke very highly of this 18-piece set. One reviewer stated that the quality is so high that they could be considered heirlooms, this reviewer said the set only has one drawback and that is that the only other knife that is needed that is not included with this set is a cleaver, however they state that they are very happy with their purchase. Another reviewer stated that the Pro S Series comes highly rated by Consumer Reports, and that they like that the block comes with steak knives which keeps all the cutlery in one convenient location. Another reviewer stated that the knives feel perfect in their hand and that their weight and extreme sharpness allow you to exert very little effort in slicing through food.