Those who cook will know that a kitchen knife is one of the most used tool in food preparation. A well balanced and well designed knife can cut your food preparation time down by a lot! Picking the right knife for the job is also crucial when fine slicing, chopping or paring is required. This guide on the available types of kitchen knives will help you pick an appropriate knife to use in the kitchen. There ARE many kinds of kitchen knives in the market these days designed for specific purposes, and knowing what to buy and which to use in the kitchen can be rather intimidating at first! In reality, there are only a few you will typically use in the kitchen. They include the Chef’s Knife, Paring, Utility and Bread Knife.