Farberware is the #1 selling cutlery brand in the U.S. (Source: The NPD Group, Inc./Retail Tracking Service. 52 weeks ending March 2016). This set includes 5-inch chef, 4.5-inch utility, 3-inch parer, mini shear, updated black prep block. Each knife in this set feature high carbon stainless steel blades for strength and durability. Ergonomically designed soft grip handle is designed for a comfortable grip, and the knife is perfectly balanced for precision while cutting.. Knives are not dishwasher safe. Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately..