After the chef’s knife, the paring knife is the most versatile piece of cutlery in the kitchen. The small maneuverable blade is perfect for precision tasks like garnishing, pitting, peeling and slicing. This 2 3/4” Paring Knife – Basics® Series (P40003) is manufactured by Dexter-Russell, America’s oldest cutlery manufacturer. For efficiency and value, there are few lines better than the Basics® Series. The blade is manufactured from high carbon steel to achieve a more resilient edge that can withstand the rigors of commercial use. A Non-slip polypropylene handle provides the user with a safer grip during heavy use.