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The Perfect Knife.
Unreal Price.

The Perfect Knife.
Unreal Price.

Why are Good Knives so Expensive?

Why are Good Knives so Expensive?

Most high-end cooking tools come with a serious price markup.

When Misen founder Omar Rada tried to replace a high-quality, $300 knife, he was blown away by the price tags on quality kitchen tools. Most high-end cooking tools, it turns out, come with a serious price markup.He decided to create an alternative.

The Misen Chef's Knife has an elegant design, combining the best features of both Western and Japanese style blades.
The Misen Chef's Knife has an elegant design, combining the best features of both Western and Japanese style blades.
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My previous knife had been pretty mediocre, so a quality one was a revelation. It allowed me to be more versatile and creative in the kitchen. And it was so much fun to use.

Omar Rada, Founder & CEO

The Single Most Important Tool in Your Kitchen

The Single Most Important Tool in Your Kitchen

Invest in a great piece, not an astronomical price tag.

A sharp, well-balanced Chef’s Knife is the essential workhorse for any kitchen. Good knives stay sharper longer, cut more easily, last a lifetime, and can make cooking more fun.

The Importance of a Great Knife

See for yourself why Misen is first in its class.

What Makes a Great Knife?

It should feel good in your hand, stay sharp, and hold up to the rigors of your kitchen.

Quadratic graph illustrating how Misen knives are less fragile than Japanese knives and stay sharp longer than German knives.
Quadratic graph illustrating how Misen knives are less fragile than Japanese knives and stay sharp longer than German knives.

Stays Sharper for Longer

The knife world is split into two major players:

German Steel Japanese Steel

Tough and Durable

Razor-Sharp

German Steel
Tough and Durable

Japanese Steel
Tough and Durable

We combined the best qualities from each for the ultimate hybrid steel: a knife that’s both sharp and durable.

Steel & Carbon Balance

Steel is a delicate balancing act: too much hardness creates a brittle knife, too little means a blade will dull fast. With 2x the carbon content of steel used by some competitors, we found the perfect sweet spot.

Scale illustrating how Japanese knives are too brittle and German knives are too soft compared to the Misen Chef's Knife.
Scale illustrating how Japanese knives are too brittle and German knives are too soft compared to the Misen Chef's Knife.

Our Benefits

Legend of the top three Misen Chef's Knife features.

Better Comfort & Control

Sloped bolster encourages a proper “pinch grip” for comfort and control.

Reliable Sharpness

AICHI AUS-10 steel offers an even better balance between lasting sharpness and durability.

An Unmatched Edge

Sharpening to a more acute 15 degree angle creates a noticeably sharper cutting face.

The sloped bolster on the Misen Chef's knife provides more room for your fingers to form a proper
First feature of the Misen Chef's Knife

Better Comfort & Control

Our unique sloped bolster pulls double duty: the sloped shape encourages a proper “pinch grip” for comfort and control, while the bolster’s placement creates better access to the full length of the blade.

The Misen Chef's Knife is made with premium AICHI AUS-10 steel.
Second feature of the Misen Chef's Knife

Reliable Sharpness

AICHI AUS-10 steel offers an even better balance between lasting sharpness and durability.

The Misen's Chef Knife's is cut at an acute 15 degree edge angle.
Third  feature of the Misen Chef's Knife

An Unmatched Edge

Sharpening to a more acute 15 degree angle creates a noticeably sharper cutting face.

Patent drawing of the Misen Chef's Knife.
Patent drawing of the Misen Chef's Knife.

Handcrafted Down to the Smallest Detail

Handcrafted Down to the Smallest Detail

We spent four years — and 37 prototypes — developing this knife.

The final result? A knife that’s a pleasure to hold, easy to maneuver, sharp enough to plow through even the toughest foods — and a blade that stays sharper longer.

We Could Charge a Lot, But We'd Prefer Not To

We Could Charge a Lot, But We'd Prefer Not To

We could easily charge $150 for our knife. But $75 is fair.

By partnering closely with our factories and selling directly to you online, we’re able to offer incredible cookware at wholesale pricing.

Realign the microscopic steel teeth of your Misen Chef's Knife with regular honing.

Aren't High-End Knives Hard to Care For?

Aren't High-End Knives Hard to Care For?

Some are, but not Misen’s. Our hybrid design and premium AUS-10 Japanese steel is known for its durability and ability to hold a sharp edge. That means less maintenance for you.

The Misen Chef's Knife can be used in a variety of ways, including chopping scallions.

Don't Take Our Word For It

Serious Eats
Serious Eats

This is the Holy Grail of Knives.

J. Kenji López-Alt, Serious Eats

Kickstarter

$1.1 Million Raised

14,000 Backers

Kickstarter

$1.1 Million Raised

14,000 Backers

$1.1 Million Raised

14,000 Backers

4.8 out of 5 Stars

Average Customer Rating

4.8 out of 5 Stars

Average Customer Rating

Five star rating

5/20/21

Love the feel, balance and sharpness! I will be buying more Misen knives in the future.

Chris G.

Five star rating

5/21/21

Amazing quality and superb customer service. Can’t recommend Misen enough.

Blake S.

Five star rating

5/28/21

I’m loving it. Especially on meat, easy to slice. Be very careful cuz its really sharp!

Melody C.

No Risk, All Reward.

We’re confident this is the best knife you’ll ever own for a price that’ll make you feel savvy as hell. But we understand you may be skeptical. So give it a try. Worry-free.

Lifetime Guarantee

If anything ever happens to your knife, we’ll replace it for the rest of your life.

60-Day Test Drive

Try it out. Cut everything you can. If you’re still not happy, just send it back.

Limited Time Offer While Supplies Last

$75

Retail price

$59

Offer price

$75

Retail price

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$60

Offer price

Shop now with your special discount for the Misen Chef's Knife!

The first 500 to order within 24 hours receive 20% off their first order ($15 in savings).

CODE: TIKTOK20

Only 74 Knives Left!

Limited Time Offer While Supplies Last

$75

Retail price

Right arrow to indicate the Misen Chef's Knife is selling at a lower price for a limited time only.

$60

Offer price - Save $15

The first 500 to order within 24 hours receive 20% off their first order
($15 in savings).

CODE: TIKTOK20

Only 74 Knives Left!

Shop now with your special discount for the Misen Chef's Knife!