SHAPA Quick Knife Sharpener for dull cnives

Shapa Knife Sharpener

The SHAPA knife sharpener is designed to sharpen quickly comlete dull knives. This job it is doing well.
The Shapa is not recommended for well maintained, sharp knives.


Sebastian Kellerhoff

Sebastian Kellerhoff

Sebastian Kellerhoff is the Executive Chef of the Grand Hyatt in Kiev, Ukraine. He is one of the Top25 Chefs in Ukraine. Chef Sebastian works as many celebrity chefs with CHROMAs type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche cnives.
For the Olympic games Chef Sebastian will go to the new Hyatt Hotel in Sotschi, Krim.
Update 2016: Chef Sebastian is now Executive Chef at Ararat Hyatt in Moscow

Philip Gerdelmann & Jens Rittmeyer


The best trainee cook of the year 2013 in Northern Germany is Philip Gerdelmann - on the picture with his chef Jens Rittmeyer (1 Michelin star) - Visit them in Sylt, a beautiful holiday island in the north sea -

Gerdelmann and Rittmeyer are using the best tools: CHROMA type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche


Nick Brill & Sergio Herman

Nick Brill & Sergio Herman

Nick Brill & Sergio Herman

Sergio Herman is the Headchef of the Oud Sluis, which closes end of 2013. It was the best restaurant in the Netherlands. His SousChef Nick Brill is going to open the THE JANE ANTWERP in Belgium. Great chefs, great food!


Frederik Zäll

The Swedish cookbook author Frederik Zäll is the guitarist of ESCOBAR, the famous Swedish Indie/Pop Band. In knives he trusts CHROMA type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche

Jeroen Meus

The Jamie Oliver of Belgium, Jeroen Mues, works in his cookshow with CHROMA type 301 cnives - Design by F.A. Porsche.
Jeroen Mues
The name of the cook show is Dagelijkse kost. It is aired on Sundays by the leading Belgian TV station "een"

CHROMA Cnife Exhibition in Stockholm

Vikingsun, the Swedish importer for CHROMA Cnives, shows in Stockholm at the famous department store NK, the best Japanese knives.
The famous japanese hand made knves by Master Masakuni Okishiba, who died 23 years ago, and the CHROMA team are displayed there. Okishiba knives retail for 20.000 Euro / 30.000 US$.
The opening ceremony was hold by Japanese ambassador Watanabe.
Here a video of the starting vernissage on May, 24th 2013. The exhibition will go for another 2 weeks.

More information on Vikingsuns homepage in Swedish language.

CHROMA now in Chile

Starting May 2013, CHROMA has an importer in Chile:
We proudly present:

Dasbrands Ltda
Av. Cristóbal Colon 3940-175
Las Condes
Santiago, Chile
Tel.: 56-2-8336877
Fax: 56-9-61210052
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Welcome to the friends of CHROMA Cnives!

We are "Bocuse d'or 2013"

Thanks to French man Thibaut Ruggeri, who won the Bocuse d'or 2013 - the culinary olympics award created by Chef Paul Bocuse - who always works with our CHROMA type 301 cnives.
It is the fourth time CHROMA won this most prestige biennial award in eight years. All started in 2005 with Serge Vieira with CHROMAs Haiku original, 2007 Fabrice Desvigne again with HAIKU originals and 2009 Geir Skeie with HAIKU Damascus. In 2011 the best CHROMA Chef was third. And now 2013 not only France was working with CHROMA, also UK ("Best Commis" award) and Newcomer Maroc, both with CHROMA Japanchef and Canada who made it 9th was using type 301 as the winner France. Some years 17 out of the 24 teams were using the professional cnives made by CHROMA.

CHROMA supported the French candidate with a special edition of his favourite cnife, the CHROMA type 301, Design by F.A. Porsche

Do you want to know more about the culinary olympics of Bocuse d'or: go to the side that knows everything about the most important competition for chefs: Saga Bocuse d'or

Gastronomy Museum Prague

The Gastronomy Museum in Prague, Czech Republic, is displaying the best cnives: Chroma type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche
Also the new P-30 is on display. The special lining of the blade does not allow vegetable to stick on the blade.
Visit the museum while in Prague:
Jakubská 12
110 00 Praha 1
Gastronomy Museum Prague

Ambient Ljubljana, Slovenia, 6.11.-11.11.2012.

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Our booth at the Ambient Ljubljana, Slovenia, 6.11.-11.11.2012
For shops from all over Balkan, specially former Yugoslavia - Come and visit us!

RESTAURANT AQUA, Wolfsburg Germany

Sven Elverfeld & Team
Restaurant Aqua ***, Wolfsburg, Germany
In this week the Michelin confirmed the 3 stars of Restaurant Aqua in Wolfsburg. The chefs only wants the best. Head chef Sven Elverfeld uses CHROMA HAIKU Damascus knives as well as CCC. His crew uses type 301 cnives and CCC.
The restaurant is in a Ritz-Carlton at VW Autostadt, a park dedicated to the 10 brands of cars Volkswagen has.
Wolfsburg is just one hor by train from Berlin.

Le bar à huîtres, Paris

The famous Oyster Bar in Paris, the bar a huitres, is using the best oyster cnife, the Chroma type 301 oyster knife!
November 2012

Paul van der Bunt

Paul van der Bunt
Gault Millau Netherlands CHEF OF THE YEAR 2013, Paul van der Bunt, Restaurant De Leuf in Ubachsberg, demonstrate the sharpness of his favourite cnife! It is a CHROMA type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche
Dear children, even it is NOT a trick, please do not copy at home!

Le Parisien

Paris' largest daily newspaper about our superb CHROMA HAIKU cnife                                                                    November 2012

A cut above - the 5 best knives

A cut above
The British magazine DURRANTS writes about the 5 knives every man should have. They recommended the type 301 fileting cnife as well as the HAIKU paring cnife. Sept 1st, 2012

CHROMA HAIKU Kurouchi Tattoo

CHROMA HAIKU Kurouchi Tattoo
We found this nice picture on the facebook site of our German importer. A chef has a tattoo with CHROMA HAIKU Kurouchi!
German speaking cnife friends can read a lot on the facebook site or the homepage of

Heinz Beck is the best chef in Europe

Heinz Beck, the best Chef of EuropeHeinz Beck, three star chef in La Pergola Restaurant Rome, was voted by the community as best Continetal Europe Chef 2012 and the 6th best in the world.
Chef Heinz, on the photo talking with Christian Romanowski, is trusting everyday CHROMAs type 301 kitchen cnives. In the hand he holds the new ProCuTe spice cutter, which he is going to test.
Congratulations, Chef Heinz!

BBQ Champions with CHROMA

The BBQ Champions
Michael Hoffmann and his team "Gut Glut" are the most successfull BBQ team in Germany. 2008 and 2009 they became World champion in BBQ. 2012 they won clearly the German barbecue masters.
Hoffmann and his team only use the best tools. For cutting GUT GLUT are using the award winning cnives of CHROMA type 301 - Design by F.A. Porsche.

July 2012

Cnives and accessories of 750,000 US$ stolen - the German CHROMA importer - had a very special TV appearance. After a spectacular burglary in Wildau, Brandenburg, the large state owned MDR television helped to search for the stolen cnives. A huge TV crew and several actors copied the burglary for the MDR TV-show "cops live". This way the police hope to find the gangsters. So far still without any success.
the now empty show room of in Wildau - near Berlin

Besides Chroma type 301 cnives, Japanchef, Haiku and Kurouchi all hand-forged cnives from Pro Series and Haiku Itamae were stolen.  Five of the world famous Okishiba knives - each cnife retails for 30000 US$ - are also stolen. The burglars did not take Global knives.

Until now, month after the burglary, there is still no trace of the offenders.If you are offered some too cheap CHROMA cnives, please inform the police or contact in Germany. They have a 1000 Euro reward for relevant information that leads to the arrest of the offenders and brings the stolen goods back. Further information in German language as well as photos to be seen at the website

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