Soft and subtle to the touch, a Laguiole knife will stay sharp and will never rust.
Jean Dubost recommends washing your cutlery gently by hand under running hot water and to wipe it off immediately after. However, many of these products, apart from those with natural wood handles and/or brass details, are dish-washer safe.
It is important to comply with the following instructions:
Avoid long washing cycles.
Open the dish-washer as soon as the cycle is finished.
Do not leave the knives in the dish-washer for several hours after washing cycle.
When you take them out of the dishwasher and before putting them away, dry with a soft cloth.
The Laguiole knife has been used in the south of France for over 200 years. Jean Dubost's family, inspired by the traditional peasant tool, has been crafting the artisan blades since 1920. Surrounded by legend and myth, the Laguiole knife still carries the mark of its ancestors. A bee that is found engraved on all Laguiole products, was originally part of Napoleon Bonaparte's imperial seal. The blade, made of high-grade stainless steel, is stamped, then ground and then polished in over 25 different manual production stages. Recently, the Laguiole mark has expanded to include flatware, wine waiters and cutlery crafted with the same quality and craftsmanship. Trusted and revered in kitchens and restaurants through-out France, the Dubost family is happy for the Laguiole tradition to finally reach this side of the Atlantic.
The Jean Dubost Pradel 1920 Oak Knife Set (Set of 3) is a beautiful gift for your favorite aspiring chef, or a nice treat for yourself. The set includes a Santoku knife, paring knife, and kitchen knife, all packaged in a wood box with sliding top. The oak handles are selected from specific trees that are part of programs for lasting management of forests, and has the PEFC Certification (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification).
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