The Damasteel Chef Invitational (DCI) is a chance to connect to the chefs and collectors that use those gorgeous chef’s knives.

7 different categories

Knife makers can win a prize for best contribution in seven different categories. Because the best in show are voted for by the attendees, and everyone who is voting has a chance to win their own Damasteel® Chef knife, it’s a can’t-miss! The categories are:

  • Best Chef knife
  • Best Cleaver
  • Best Paring knife
  • Best Integral knife
  • Best Bread knife
  • Best Japanese Chef knife
  • Best in Show

Damasteel Chef Invitational Chicago – May 18th, 2020

Tickets for the Chicago show are available here so be sure to visit and get all the information.

Check out this list of world-class knife makers showing their knives:

Tony LaSeur – LaSeur Knives
Rick Petko – RPD&Co
Nick Watson – Monolith knives
Zack Worrell – Monolith knives
Stephen Pustilnik – Houston Edge Works
Quintin Middleton – Middleton Made Knives
Isaiah Schroeder – Schroeder knifeworks
Marc Weinstock – Prick Blades
Mert Tansu – Mert Tansu Knives
Galen Garretson – Town Cutler
Max Albert – Majime Knives
Niko Nicolaides – Nicolaides Knives
John Phillips – Phillips Forged
Duncan Stephenson – Horn & Heel
Aidan Mackinnon – Cut Throat Knives
Matthew Parkinson – Dragon’s Breath Forge
Brian Tighe – Brian Tighe Custom Knives

Damasteel Chef Invitational San Francisco – August 29th, 2020

Tickets for the San Francisco show will be available in the spring, along with the list of knife makers.

Follow DCI on Social Media

For news and inspiration, follow Damasteel on Instagram or like the DCI Facebook page. Use tags: #DCI2020 #Damasteel


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