New West KnifeWorks
A perfect selection of culinary knives and accessories.

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Top Foodie Gifts: Beginners & Experts

When you love the tools you use, everyday chores become a joy. Let us help you find the tools your friend or family member is sure to love whether they are an old hand in the kitchen or just kindling their love of cooking. We made this gift guide to help you navigate the options-- if you’re still not sure which one to choose, contact one of our “knife concierges” to help you find the perfect match.

Ideas for The Beginner

The Approachable Knife: The Chopper

This signature knife has been a New West classic since its award-winning debut on the fine arts and crafts circuit. While vegetables have nightmares about this chopping champion, you'll have sweet dreams about making salads and salsa. A mid-size knife that makes a large-size impact on the cutting board.

The Classic Starter Set

This classic combo covers everything you need on the cutting board. Conventional wisdom says you need two knives to take care of business, a chef knife and a paring knife. If you or your loved one is kindling a passion for cooking-- quality knives will get the fire going. The Classic Starter set is a great investment for a lifetime of culinary adventure.

The House Warmer Set

The 5” Chopper has been a signature knife since our early art show days. Coupled with a G-Fusion paring knife, this duo will serve double duty prepping your hors d’oeuvres and then beautifying your cheese board.

Gifts for The Expert

The Chris Kidder 12" Special

New West KnifeWorks Founder Corey Milligan designed this knife for his uber chef brother-in-law. For the serious cook who already has it all. Who doesn't want the biggest knife in the room?

The 9 Inch Chef Knife

We consider it a privilege to have our knives in the hands of professional chefs. So, when the Editor-in-Chief of Food and Wine Magazine, Hunter Lewis, described the 9 as his "best friend in the kitchen", we were over the moon. Wide at the base, generously curved and thin at the tip, -- the 9 is extremely versatile and you will continually discover new jobs for it to do.

The Kitchen Companion Set

Each knife in this set has a professional pedigree. These are the preferred picks of pros and vetted by the nation's top test kitchens. The set contains all the essentials: a cutting board knife, a serrated knife and a paring knife -- plus our classic and convenient Chopper as the final master-stroke.

For the Professional

4 Piece Executive Chef Pro Set

This Pro Set includes New West's biggest all-purpose chef knife, the Chris Kidder Special, our uniquely serrated Superbread Knife, the fiercely beautiful Teton Edge Santoku, and our most versatile detail-work knife, The Petty. This is the ultimate set for the professional Chef or serious home cook who likes to have the right tools for every job.

The Carving Set

In some households, carving the Thanksgiving turkey is a table-side culinary performance. In others, the turkey is efficiently sliced to serve in the kitchen. In others still, a delicious holiday spread doesn't feature any turkey at all. No matter the dishes or style of your Thanksgiving dinner, beautiful built-to-last tableware elevates the festivities for all.


The vibrant colors of the G-Fusion line remind us that making nourishing, delicious food for those we love is an expression of who we are. We make tools to be an extension of the hand of the culinary artist.


Don’t be fooled by the pretty colors, these handles are bombproof. Originally developed for the motherboard of a computer, this fiberglass laminate is extremely tough, feels good in the hand, and thrives in the hot and humid environment of a professional kitchen.


S35VN is the best steel available for kitchen use. Sharpness, edge-holding, stain-resistance, toughness: the powder metal process lets us pack in more carbon and special alloys with none of the tradeoffs of other high-carbon blades.


From top test kitchens like Bon Appetit and Food & Wine to Michelin star restaurants and your local favorite bistro, New West KnifeWorks is professionally tested and approved. “My Best Friend in the Kitchen.” Hunter Lewis, Editor in Chief, Food & Wine Magazine.


For those who prefer the natural look and feel of a wooden handle, we tested all the top candidates: Desert Ironwood rose to the top. One of the hardest woods on Earth, it makes a perfect companion in the kitchen for the cutting edge blade.


A knife is an extension of the hand, which is why all of our knife handles are hand-finished in the USA. We don’t have an assembly line, each knife is taken through the entire knife-making process by one expert maker to ensure the quality of every blade.


Traditional steel selection always involved trade-offs: too sharp and it becomes brittle, too much stain-resistance makes it cut like a butter knife, too tough and you can’t sharpen it yourself. S35VN steel gives our blades all the good qualities with none of the bad.


The craftsmanship of our knives is backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We also offer free sharpening and service for all of our knives by mail or through our retail shops.