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If you’re a chef who’s always on the go or find yourself bringing along your knife set frequently to cook dinners at friends’ houses, then having the right storage solutions is key. Having the proper knife bag is one of the best ways to keep your knives sharp and undamaged, as well as keep you safe while transporting them.
That’s why Messermeister has collected more in-depth information about the best types of knife bags out there, so read on.
Invest in Edge Guards
Before even considering bringing your high-quality chef knife set out of the kitchen, it’s important that you invest in Edge-Guards to keep them sharp and protect them from chipping during transport. Most Edge-Guards are made from heavy-duty plastic and will protect both you and your knives from being injured or damaged.
Is a Knife Bag Really Necessary?
If you’re wondering how essential a knife bag is for you, there are some things to consider. Firstly, are you a chef or culinary student that frequently needs to bring your gear with you? If so, then a chef’s knife bag should be considered a fundamental part of your set. Others who might benefit from a knife bag include those with small children, anglers and hunters, and cooking enthusiasts.
What Are the Benefits of Knife Bags?
There are several benefits to knife bags. They prevent your knives from rubbing against each other and becoming damaged, as well as providing easy access to your knives when you need them. Additionally, a knife bag can save space and time when picking and packing your blades.
Types of Chef Knife Bags
There are several different types of chef knife bags on the market nowadays, the most popular being the knife roll bag. This bag is small and compact and perfect for beginners, who need to carry only a select number of knives.
Knife cases and carriers are larger in size and enable you to carry the standard set of knives, as well as any specialty knives you want to bring along. Often, they are designed much like a luggage case with a zipper that includes compartments with slots that are flipped like a book.
For those who are always on the go and need to carry much or all their essential kitchen utensils with them, there are even some professional chef backpacks on the market designed to hold all the knives you can carry, as well as any utensils you’ll need.
Explore our storage solutions, accessories, & more
We offer ranges of knife bags. To see which knife bag is right for you, explore our website. To learn more about how to store your knives and care for your knives, check out the Knife Maintenance page.