The Essentiel slicer (or chef knife) is used to slice vegetables, chop meat, parsley, crush tomatoes, etc. A very versatile knife. The Essentiel collection is right by the cooking lovers sides, day-to-day: knifes breathing authenticity and simplicity. Totally designed and produced in France, this collection is part of an eco-responsible approach. Indeed, the beech used to make the handle comes from local short channels and is derived from French forests.