10 Best waiters knives of 2018

  • Item Code: SOM99WRI
  • Genuine Laguiole sommelier - 115 g
  • 3 functions: foil cutter - corkscrew - bottle opener
  • Item Code: SOM99WRI
  • Genuine Laguiole sommelier - 115 g
  • 3 functions: foil cutter - corkscrew - bottle opener
  • Corkscrews & Pullers
  • The Color Is Silver
  • Made Of Steel
  • Tools: Large Blade, Corkscrew, 5mm Screwdriver, Bottle...
  • High Grade Stainless Steel Tools; Finished in Classic Red
  • Approx. Dimensions: 3.3 inches (Length) x 0.5 inch (Height)
  • Corkscrews & Pullers
  • The Color Is Silver
  • Made Of Steel
  • Rogers Brothers Mfg. Co, Meriden Britannia Co., Derby Silver...
  • Publisher: Wallace-Homestead Book Co
  • Perfect Purchase for a Gift
  • Great craftsmanship
  • A Must Buy Item
  • Handmade in the USA
  • A great gift for all occasions.
  • One side is Vein Turquoise, as pictured
  • Handmade item
  • Gift bag packaging

Waiter’s Guide

On waiters knives is the all-rounder of the sommelier. It has a blade with which the film can be cut and pulled off the neck of a wine bottle. It also includes one corkscrewand a bottle opener. When unfolded, the corkscrew of the waiter’s knife is at right angles to the knife body, resulting in a perfect and reliable handle for pulling. Regardless of whether opening the bottle happens in the catering or in the household – a waiters knives or sommelier knife is the ideal and appealing companion for those who want to open wine bottles quickly and stylishly.

Stylish and high quality

On waiters knives consists of a small, fold-out knife at the end of the waiters kniveskörpers – the capsule cutter. This can be the closure of wine bottles cut open and deducted. By removing the closure, the cork is exposed, which can then be levered out of the bottle with the spindle and lever. waiters knives differ mainly by the material. It has a big impact on both weight and quality. Because the amount of force needed to open the bottle should not be underestimated, it is important to have a high quality waiters knives especially if you work in the catering industry and in this way also use sommelier knives in everyday life. Because: In the long term it is easier to open bottles with a high-quality utensil.

capsule cutter, spindle and lever

The waiter’s knife or sommelier knife has three things or tools, of which the capsule cutter, with which one separates the flap of the wine bottle from the bottleneck, is probably the most important. When using, you should be careful to cut below the collection of the bottleneck, because the wine when pouring otherwise runs over the film. As a result, an undesirable oxidation process of the wine can be initiated. Once the cork shows, the knife can be folded back. Then take the spindle and turn it in as far as possible. It is important to ensure that the spindle does not pierce the cork. Otherwise, fractions of the cork fall into the wine and it should no longer be offered. The last component of the knife is the lever that attaches to the neck of the bottle to gently and evenly pry the cork out of the neck of the bottle.

Materials and quality

Especially with high-quality wines, the cork in the bottle is comparatively long. With a simple, conventional waiters knife there is a risk that the cork breaks off in the process of pulling out. To counteract this, waiters‘ knives were developed with a double lever. In addition, waiter knives differ mainly by the material of the handles. They are made of wood, stainless steel or plastic. The variant of wood presents itself particularly high-quality, so for example from olive wood, grapevine wood or juniper wood. Wooden handles not only feel high-quality and pleasant, they can also be gripped firmly and securely. Stainless steel waiter knives convince with hygiene and purity. On the other hand, there is a certain amount of them riskslipping off. There are also waiters‘ knives with horn handles – be it hooves, horns, claws or mammalian claws. Horn is harder and heavier than wood. Nevertheless, it feels pleasant, is elegant and high quality. The possibility of slipping is conceivably low. A good and reliable waiter’s knife, such as from Laguiole or Le Creuset, should facilitate the waiter’s work anytime, anywhere.

*Last update on 2018-07-30 / Affiliate links(we get a commission when you buy on amazon) / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API