SRS13 is a high-tech powdered stainless steel. This means in combines the crazy edge-retention and sharpness of the hardest carbon steels available, with the benefits of stainless steel. This steel type is for folks who want high-performance but would prefer not to cope with the possibility of rust. Or for those who simply want to best.
The Tsunehisa SRS13 Wa Santoku occupies a sweet spot between a gyuto and a large petty. It is a great all-around knife fulfilling the primary cutting roles in many kitchens. It earns its name, santoku, from the Japanese meaning “three virtues.” Those three virtues are different depending on who you talk to, but we like the knife’s ability to cut, slice, and chop. Your definition may vary!