There are a variety of bread knives that run from serrated, beveled, double-beveled, wavy, riveted, non-riveted, carbon-based, stainless steel, one-piece handles, and two piece handles, among many other small factors that make these high-end blades different from the standard ones found in the kitchen. These blades are fit for high-end professionals as well as the common cook who wants sharp and reliable cutlery that is sure to impress.
10. Wusthof Classic 10-inch Bread Knife
This highly rated, professional brand name bread knife is a Classic 10-inch blade by Wusthof, a German company noted for their high quality. This bread knife has a serrated edge that can cut through tough and soft crusts. With precision that was forged from a single piece of high carbon stainless steel, the full-tang (the metal underneath the handle), triple-riveted synthetic handle is superior to other brands and offers better balance and strength. Measuring 18 x 3 x 1 inches, this knife is hand-forged in 38 manufacturing steps by highly skilled craftsmen. It is recommended that the user washes this high-quality knife by hand. This is the perfect addition to any cook or chef’s cutlery collection.
09. Zyliss 8.5-Inch Bread Knife, Black
This stylish and attractive bread knife, made by Zyliss, is highly recommended by professional and normal cooks alike. With a 8.5-inch, long serrated blade, this knife will cut through crisp bread crust without tearing the soft interior of the loaf. This knife is made from high-grade Japanese stainless steel with Rockwell hardness of 50-52C. This knife will hold its sharp edge and can be easy sharpened when the time comes. The handle is ergonomic for precise cutting. Included is a protective sheath that covers the blade for protection and storage. Dishwasher safe.
08. Sanelli 302824 Bread Knife 24 cm. (9.5 inches)
This bread knife by Sanelli is a high-quality blade made by a company that has manufactured knives and knife blocks for professionals since 1864. In modern times, researchers have created new technology and used it to move the brand forward. This 9.5-inch bread knife competes naturally in the international market for both professional and at-home cooks everywhere.
07. Victorinox 47547 10 1/4-inch Wavy Bread Knife, Black Fibrox Handle
This unique bread knife by Victorinox, has a wavy design, which makes it quite ergonomic and sturdy. This brand is most known for multi-tools and pocket knives and is made in Switzerland. With a professional-quality build and materials, this ice-tempered, high-carbon, stainless-steel blade allows for the maximum sharpness and retention of the edge while maintaining a very comfortable grip and balance for the user. This bread knife has a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. Hand washing is recommended due to the high-quality materials used.
06. Victorinox Cutlery 9-inch Wavy Edge Bread Knife, Black Polypropylene Handle
This excellent wavy designed bread knife is made of high-carbon stainless steel and can be re-sharpened again and again. This 9-inch serrated blade can withstand years of daily use and is perfect for professionals and casual cooks alike. With a Fibrox handle, it is slip resistant and is dishwasher safe. It is also NSF approved (via The Public Health and Safety Organization).
05. ORBLUE Stainless Steel Serrated Bread Slicer Knife
This highly popular stainless steel bread knife from ORBLUE has a five star rating on Amazon from over three hundred happy customers. This knife has an ultra-sharp serrated blade that grips easily and cuts quickly without tearing the bread. At 8-inches long, this knife effortlessly slices through tough and soft bread, as well as bagels, cake, pastries, vegetables, and other foods, making it versatile and the perfect multi-purpose knife to have In your cutlery lineup. What is even better about this knife, is its one-piece design. No wood parts, screws, or plastic that can become loose or wear out.
04. Victorinox 10 1/4-inch Wavy Edge Bread Knife, Rosewood
Victorinox is a famous and popular name brand that professionals use in the kitchen. This wavy-edged bread knife can cut through harder crusts or peel without squashing the insides. This 10 and a Quarter inch knife has a beautiful Rosewood handle that is ergonomically designed for comfort and superior balance. The blade is stamped from cold-rolled steel and it has a bolster-less edge for use of the entire blade for ease of sharpening. This knife is made by experts in Switzerland, who recommend that the user hand washes it due to the high-quality material used.
03. Wusthof Classic 8-Inch Bread Knife
This knife by Wusthof, a famous brand for professional chefs and cooks, is beautiful as it is razor sharp. This 8-inch blade has a triangular tip, which is the best for slicing bread. The material is forged high-carbon stainless steel and the blade is hand-toned for a razor sharpness. Wusthof makes this classic knife in a traditional style, with a triple-rivet for strength and durability, and a lifetime guarantee. This knife is dish washer safe.
02. Global G-9 8 3/4-Inch, (22 cm) Bread Knife
This bread knife made by Global, is a lightweight, precisely balanced, and beautiful breadknife with a stainless steel handle that is molded for comfort in the hand and dimpled for a safe, non-slip grip. The 8 3/4-inch blade is made of high-tech molybdenum/vanadium stainless steel. Global offers a lifetime warranty against breakage and defects. With excellent reviews from customers, this is a popular bread knife used by professionals.
01. Shun DM0705 Classic 9-Inch Bread Knife
This bread knife manufactured by Shun, is a highly-rated professional blad that is 9-inches in length and made in the Japanese style, ideal for artisan breads, baguettes, crusted bread, and soft bread as well. The blade itself is created using 16 layers of stainless steel, (VG-10 hardened Hapanese steel cutting core), eventually cut into 33 layers of metal, in order to produce a rust-free Damascus look. There is also a durable D-shaped Pakkawood handle over the tang, which is comfortable and allows for a great grip. Shun offers a lifetime warranty on this double-beveled blade.