The cook´s knife is also called Santoku knife from the Japanese kitchen. It works as an all around knife with many uses. With it's wider and rounded shape it's well suited to cut vegetables and also resembles the vegetable knife. A little bit smaller and lighter than the Master knife, some prefer it for finer slicing, dicing and mincing.
For people not cooking very often, the choice lies between the cook´s knife and the Master knife. Both can handle the generic cooking, though not specialized for any specific task.
High quality steel
The Damascus steel is an old craft that originates in Syria with inspiration from India and middle eastern countries. It’s a complicated process of forging steel into a durable and patterned blade. That creates the specific pattern that these knives emulates.
The stainless steel in these knives are ideal for normal everyday kitchen work. You don't have to worry about your knives going dull due to corrosion and the need to sharpen your knives will only occur after long use.
The process of making real Damascus steel increases the quality of the steel types involved in the process. Read more about Damascus steel here. This kitchen knife set with 3 knives has cores of 7CR17 steel and is plated with Damascus steel pattern.
The handles are of dymondwood, which is an impregnated hardwood that has waterproof abilities and is highly temperature resistant. Dymondwood also doesn't warp as natural wood do.
All these characteristics gives it a long lasting quality. It also has a very distinct look which is often used for design purposes. Read more about dymondwood here. The handles are crafted in an ergonomic shape.