F.Dick's long tradition for exceptional quality and craftsmanship
F. Dick GmbH is a German company that has been manufacturing high-quality knives and kitchen tools since 1778, when Johann Friedrich Dick founded the company to manufacture files. When Paul Friedrich Dick took over the company in 1873, he began the production of sharpening steels. In 1889 a new factory in Kollwitz/Fleischmannstrasse in Esslingen was built expanding the product line to include knives for butchers and chefs, cleavers and other specialized tools. Today, the company remains family-owned and operated, and its products are sold in over 90 countries.
The company offers a wide range of high-quality forged knives and tools for both professional chefs and home cooks. It has a reputation for exceptional quality and craftsmanship and the products are made from high-quality materials and are designed to last. They are versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications. Finally, the company's innovative designs are both functional, modern and visually appealing, making F. Dick's products a popular choice among chefs and home cooks alike. Some of the most popular products include:
- Chef's Knives - the company offers a range of chef's knives in different sizes and styles, including classic and Japanese-style blades.
- Butcher Knives - Friedr. Dick is renowned for its high-quality butcher knives, filleting and boning knives which are used by professional butchers worldwide.
- Sharpening Tools - the company's honing rods and sharpening tools are designed to keep knives sharp and in top condition.
- Cutting Boards - Friedr. Dick's cutting boards are made from high-quality materials and are designed to withstand heavy use.
F. Dick knives with design awards
F. Dick is known for its innovative designs and has won numerous design awards over the years. The company's products are known for their sleek and modern designs, which are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. In recent years, the company has won several design awards, including the prestigious Red Dot Design Award and the German Design Award. The steak and table knife Pure Metal Ajax has received the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2022 and the Kitchen Innovation Award 2022. F. Dick knives, specifically the offset serrated knife, were mentioned by name in Anthony Bourdain's bestselling book Kitchen Confidential.