Member's Mark Steak Knives (12pc) are high-quality commercial cutlery that has been created for restaurant supply. Member's Mark knives have a serrated edge, and they are made from high carbon stainless steel making them an excellent choice for kitchen knives.
The Member's Mark Steak Knives Say They Are Hollow Ground, What Does That Mean?
Many of the best kitchen knives are hollow ground. Having a hollow grind means that when the knife blade was produced, the cutting edge was constructed to be concave and beveled. You can find this type of edge on other blades like straight razors that are used for shaving. A hollow ground makes the blade very sharp, and it is created using a wheel that only removes bits of metal from the cutting edge.
What Makes a Steak Knife Different than Other Kitchen Knives?
The Member's Mark Steak Knives, like all steak knives, are a type of table knife that is sharpened and used to cut steak. The blades typically have a serrated edge and a wooden or plastic handle. On a modern table setting, the steak knife is the only sharp-bladed knife on the table. The modern steak knife came into prominence after World War II, and it was specifically created to no require sharpening or polishing.
What Other Member's Mark Knives Are Available?
Member's Mark makes a whole line of commercial cutlery intended for restaurant supply. The line includes many of the best chef knives like the Member's Mark Boning Knives and the Member's Mark Cook's Knives. These other types of kitchen knives are sold separately.
How Many Member's Mark Steak Knives are Needed When Stocking a Restaurant?
The exact number of knives that you will need to have a fully stocked restaurant or diner will depend on your menu. If you are a steakhouse restaurant you will likely need a higher number of knives, but a good rule of thumb is two knives per each seat in your house. For example, if you have 10 seats in your restaurant then you will need 20 steak knives.