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These are the workhorses of the kitchen, and the first knife that everyone should own. A chef’s knife can do jobs as small as slivering garlic for pasta to carving a turkey for the holidays. Smaller people and home cooks tend to prefer the 180-210mm sizes, while professionals and more adventurous homecooks will often to with a 210-240mm.