Chicago Cutlery® FAQs

01. Where can I buy Chicago Cutlery?
02. Are Chicago Cutlery products covered by a warranty?
03. Where can I register for Chicago Cutlery?
04. How should I sharpen fine-edge Chicago Cutlery® knives?
05. How should I clean Chicago Cutlery knives?
06. How should I store Chicago Cutlery knives?
07. What is the difference between stamped &forged knives?
08. Where can I buy Basics?
09. Where can I buy Centurion?
10. Where can I buy Classic Chef?
11. Where can I buy commercial-grade knives?
12. Where can I buy Insignia?
13. Where can I buy Insignia Steel?
14. Where can I buy Metropolitan?
15. Where can I buy Performa?
16. Where can I buy Pursuit Sporting Knives?
17. Where can I buy Walnut Forged?
18. Where can I buy Walnut Signature?
19. Where can I buy Walnut Tradition?
20. Where can I buy Woodworks cutting boards &empty blocks?

ANSWERS

01. Where can I buy Chicago Cutlery?

   • Ace Hardware
   • Bed Bath & Beyond
   • Belk Stores
   • Boscov's
   • Elder Beerman
   • JCPenney Catalog
   • Kohl's
   • Meijer
   • Sak's Department Store Group
   • Sears
   • Shopko
   • Target
   • True Value Hardware
   • Walmart

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02. Are Chicago Cutlery products covered by a warranty?

Chicago Cutlery® knives are warranted to be free of defects in material &workmanship under normal household use for the lifetime of the product.

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03. Where can I register for Chicago Cutlery?

You can register online at WorldKitchen.com or at these retailers:

   • Ace Hardware
   • Bed Bath &Beyond
   • Belk Stores
   • Boscov's
   • Elder Beerman
   • Fred Meyer
   • JCPenney Catalog
   • Kohl's
   • Meijer
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)
   • Sears
   • Shopko
   • Target
   • True Value Hardware
   • Walmart

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04. How should I sharpen fine-edge Chicago Cutlery® knives?

Sharp knives are safer than dull ones because dull knives require more pressure for cutting, which can result in slipping. 1. Hold sharpening steel point down on flat stable surface like table or cutting board 2. Angle the knife blade so that it is approximately 15 degrees from the sharpening steel 3. Pull the knife down and across the sharpening steel in a slight arc, pulling the knife handle toward you. Stroke the entire blade edge from base to tip. 4. Repeat on the other side of the steel. 5. Repeat steps 3 &4 three to five times, alternating the right and left side of the cutting edge. Knives should be sharpened after every couple uses for maximum performance. Use a scouring powder to clean and remove metal particles from your sharpening steel. After cleaning the steel, rinse it with water, dry it thoroughly and store it in a dry place.

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05. How should I clean Chicago Cutlery knives?

For best results, hand wash your knives with a soapy cloth and dry immediately. Soaking wood-handled knives in water can remove the natural oils from the handles. Dishwashing may cause banging against other dishes that can nick the edges. Additionally, the heat and detergent may have a corrosive effect on the handles.

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06. How should I store Chicago Cutlery knives?

Sharp knives should never be stored loose in a drawer because contact with hard objects can dull the blade, and reaching into a knife drawer can be very dangerous. We recommend storing your knives in a hardwood block for safety and convenience. Many Chicago Cutlery® sets include a hardwood block for storage. Empty Chicago Cutlery® hardwood blocks are also available at many retailers.

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07. What's the difference between stamped &forged blades?

Stamped knives are punched out of a single sheet of steel, resulting in thin, light blades. Forged knives are made from one piece of steel that is heated until soft then pounded into shape with a hammer. Forged knives are strong and heavy with a bolster (located where the blade meets the handle) for safety and balance. Chicago Cutlery offers a wide variety of knives with both stamped and forged blades.

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08. Where can I buy Basics?

   • Belk Stores
   • Boscov's
   • Elder-Beerman
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)

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09. Where can I buy Centurion?

   • Fred Meyer
   • Shopko
   • Walmart

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10. Where can I buy Classic Chef?

   • Fred Meyer
   • Shopko
   • True Value Hardware
   • Walmart

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11. Where can I buy commercial-grade knives?

Commercial-grade knives are available through the following distributors:

   • Gamco
   • Hantover Bunzl-Koch Supplies
   • Memco Southland Industrial Supply

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12. Where can I buy Insignia?

   • Ace Department Stores
   • Belk Stores
   • Elder-Beerman
   • JCPenney Catalog
   • Kohl's
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Proffits, McRae's, Younkers)

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13. Where can I buy Insignia Steel?

   • Elder-Beerman
   • JCPenney Catalog
   • Kohl's
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)

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14. Where can I buy Metropolitan?

   • Elder-Beerman
   • Fred Meyer
   • JCPenney Catalog
   • Kohl's
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)
   • Sears

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15. Where can I buy Performa?

Performa is available at Target stores.

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Where can I buy Pursuit Sporting Knives?

   • Ace Hardware
   • Bass Pro Shops
   • Hardware Hawk
   • True Value Hardware

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17. Where can I buy Walnut Forged?

   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)
   • Sears

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18. Where can I buy Walnut Signature?

   • Bed Bath &Beyond
   • Belk Stores
   • Elder-Beerman
   • Kohl's
   • Sak's Department Store Group (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)

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19. Where can I buy Walnut Tradition?

   • Ace Hardware
   • Meijer Stores
   • Shopko
   • True Value Hardware
   • Walmart

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20. Where can I buy Woodworks cutting boards &empty blocks?

   • Maijer Stores
   • Sak's Department Stores (Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Herberger's, Younkers)
   • Walmart

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