The 8" soft grip cook's knife is the ideal all-round chopping and slicing. The SG145-8B-PCP 8" black handled Dexter-Russell soft grip knife is the ultimate in non-slip, stain-free, high-carbon steel professional cutlery. The combination of this soft-feel, distinctive black handle and the world's sharpest hand-ground, hand-honed knife edge provides the highest quality and finest line of professional cutlery to the food service market. Black handle cutlery is ideal for display cooking, they have all the same great features of our white handled cutlery but they will not readily show surface stains during a typical shift. NSF.