Few companies have more tradition and experience to draw on than Wusthof. They've been making professional cooks knives in Solingen, Germany since 1814. Knowledge and skill has been passed down through generations of craftsmen as well as ten generations of the Wusthof family. Wusthof set the benchmark for professional cook's knives in Europe. Their attention to detail shows through in the handling, cutting performance and workmanship of each knife. A Wusthof knife is an investment in quality for life.