Are you a home cook who wants to level up your skills? Are you a professional chef interested in learning about the latest trends in kitchen tools? Do you want to learn more about choosing knives, skills and techniques, or even the processes involved in bringing a brand-new knife to fruition?

Check out the informative, educational, and fun blog from Master Grade.

March 25. 2018.

The Ultimate Guide to Knife Sharpener and Knife Terminology

Knives may seem like a simple enough kitchen tool. After all, we all use them. We purchase them. We cut with them. Occasionally we sharpen them. But the knife and knife sharpener world has a whole vocabulary unto itself—and if you don’t speak it, you’ll quickly be left behind when trying to maintain your professional kitchen equipment.   So we’re dropping the veil on our favorite kitchen tools to give you the know-how to accurately understand your knife, and to de-jargonize the use of your kitchen knife sharpener.   So without further ado, here we go: Knife sharpening and knife […]

March 20. 2018.

An Interview with Knife Expert David Holly

When it comes to knives, David Holly is an undisputed expert. The executive chef puts his expertise on display as the owner of – home to an impressively curated collection of knives and a showroom that draws in culinary schools and pro chefs alike.   Like every master of his trade, Holly knows that the right tools are essential to doing the job right. Master Grade recently sat down with Holly to discuss his passion for food, his essential knives, and how to instantly judge the quality of this essential chef’s tool.   Master Grade: Why are you so passionate […]

March 11. 2018.

4 Top Kitchen Trends That Will Stand the Test of Time

Keeping up with the vast array of trending kitchen styles can be exhausting, but everyone wants to stay current in design as well as in functionality. Let’s face it, not too many of us want to use great grandma’s wallpaper or her icebox. But what looks good in a magazine may not be practical in our everyday lives, either. The modern kitchen is the hub of the home. It is where everybody hangs out, today’s de facto “family room.” The key to maintaining up-to-date design in this crucial space is to incorporate quality craftsmanship with distinctive features., a solutions […]