There is a slight functional benefit to having the hammered finish in that it will release some tall foods slightly easier, but the main thing is the look. If you prefer to see more of the Damascus layers, go with the non-hammered finish.
What is a Damascus knife? Damascus knives are knives made from Damascus steel. It is the technique used to make the steel that marks them as ‘Damascus’ rather than any other part of the knife design. Damascus knives can be identified by the wavy, mottled pattern than runs through the blade.
Secondly, what chef knife does Bobby Flay use?
Shun Classic Western Chef’s Knife
Also, what chef knife does Gordon Ramsay use?
Gordon Ramsay uses both Wüsthof and Henckels branded knives; the brands are known for quality products, and they are two of the best knife manufacturers in the world. Wüstoff has been making knives since 1814, and Henckels has been around since 1895.
According to the Daily Meal, at the premiere of his new documentary Wasted, Bourdain said that his go-to chef’s knife—an all-purpose knife that can be used when you’re preparing dinner—is the Global G-2 eight-inch knife.