Opinel Intempora Chef Knive No. 218
For cutting, slicing and finely chopping meat and for dicing, slicing, finely chopping and carving vegetables into strips and batons. The curved cutting edge means food can be chopped using a rocking motion. The blade stays rigid and stable when slicing. The continuous cutting edge frees the heel of the blade and makes sharpening easier.
Blade: 20cm long. The full-tang blade extends throughout the entire length of the handle. The knife is robust and well balanced. Opinel use Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel. It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance. Its carbon content of at least 0.40% gives excellent cutting edge.
Handle: The moulded handle is made from fibreglass polyoxymethylene which ensures excellent resistance to wear and water and outstanding impact strength. Thanks to its curved shape and triangular profile, it provides a secure and comfortable grip.
Care: Run warm water on the blade and wipe with a sponge and washing-up liquid. Rinse the blade with warm water.
About Opinel: Opinel knives are reknown for quality and the one of the best folding knives in the world. Founded in 1890 in the Savoie region of France. His philosophy: 'Good sense, the feeling of comfort when gripped, the convenience of being able to put it in your pocket'. Descendents of Jospeh Opinel still own the company today.