Glestain knivesc which are completely different looks
and style from the other ordinal knives. The square shape of unique
dimples on one side of the blade, well balanced, good weight, and secured grip
Many of experienced and skillful professional
chefs are addicted with Glestain knives. They say similar comments gOnce I
started to use Glsetain knives, I have
never thought to own and use other knifeh
and we can often see many professional chefs who have entire knife set,
all of them are from Glestain.
Why Glestain knives ? Because Glestain knives are
backed by such a high reputation among professionals?
Blade is made of special stainless steel ACUTO440 (HRC 59), comes with
unique Dimples for extra cutting performance and preventing foods sticking
on the blade.
the Glestain companyfs information as well as the professional chefs, we
understand and respect that there is a long story on their process of the
research and development that involved many craftsmen, engineers and even
professional chefs to create each of Glestain knives.
President gAkira Honmah has established his company,
Homma Science Co., Ltd., and launched Glestain brand knives on 1971.
Mr. Honma is a talented engineer and one of his goals is to make the best knives which no one can make similar or competitive knives, by using the advanced "Technology" and "Science" with the maximized functions
At the beginning, Glestain brand name
was not famous and popular in the market. And because of its unfamiliar design
and high price range, regular kitchen knife distributors and retailers were not
interested in carrying and selling Glestain knives.
Therefore, they decided to visit each of restaurants
for introducing and selling the Glestain knives by themselves. Their strong
passion moved the professional cheffs mind and they received many important
opinions and advices for improving Glestain knives during their direct
sales to professional chefs. And Glestain Craftsmen did all
the best for improving the Glestain knives and satisfying professional chefsf s
demands. After these trial and error, Glestain knives are gradually becoming
popular and started to gain a good reputation among professional users.
Here is one of the examples about how Glestain
knives are made.
From heat-treating process to final sharpening
process, there are many of secret special process for making Glestain knives.
For example, they do total 7 steps of heat-treating process that are
time consuming works and we can see their extra cares and attentions to every
Glestain knifefs original convex edge is also the
secret for the cutting performance. Mr. Honma (President of Maker Glestain)
has invented that special convex edge, and he personally teaches this special
final sharpening process to only the selected skilled craftsmen among Glestain
Craftsmen by himself. We can understand Glestainfs policy for it's quality
level and making process.
Time has passed, and now Glestain knives are one
of the hot and popular knives among professionals and serious home chefs.
We are proud to introduce these unique Glestain knives and would like to
promote more people to be impressed with this incredible cutting performance.