Viking Contemporary Cutlery

Clipper Announces Viking Contemporary Cutlery

Clipper Corporation – a supplier of commercial cookware in the foodservice industry – announces the launch of the VIKING® Culinary Line, including a full line of cutlery, knife blocks and cutting boards.

Designed to match form with function, the Viking Contemporary Cutlery line is built to be an extension of the hand with balance that makes chopping and cutting easier. Constructed from heavy gauge German steel, the Contemporary line features seven blade shapes and a sharpening steel. Triple riveted construction with full tang and a signature Viking “V” in the handle are hallmarks of this design. Pair with the Viking magnetic knife block for a stunning countertop display.

Features Include:

  • Built with high grade durable German stainless steel
  • Easy to sharpen high carbon, chromium-vanadium stainless steel
  • Triple rivet, full tang construction
  • Handle designed for easy grip and comfort
  • Dishwasher safe, but hand washing recommended

The Contemporary line includes seven knives and a sharpening steel with suggested retail prices between $25 and $80. Available at specialty and gourmet retailers in July 2014.

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About Clipper Corporation

Founded in 1994 by award-winning entrepreneur Lina Hu, Clipper Corporation is recognized as a leading global distributor and supplier of professional kitchen accessories and restaurant supplies for national and global chains, including Capital Grille, Denny’s, Yum Brands, Darden Restaurants, UPS, California Pizza Kitchen, TGI Fridays, among others.

In 2014, Viking – the manufacturer and marketer of premier kitchen appliances worldwide – chose Clipper Corporation to develop and launch this top-tier kitchenware program under an exclusive licensing agreement. Clipper is the sole manufacturer and distributer of the new Viking Culinary collection, with the ultimate goal of maintaining the image and quality that the world has come to associate with the Viking brand. The Viking Culinary collection encompasses cookware, cutlery, tableware, barbecue tools, cutting boards and other non-electric kitchenware.

About Viking

Viking Range, LLC originated ultra-premium commercial-type appliances for residential use, creating a whole new category of home appliances. Committed to innovative product design, unrivaled performance and peerless quality.

Viking is headquartered in Greenwood, Mississippi, and is a subsidiary of The Middleby Corporation, a long-time leader in commercial kitchen technology. Viking appliances are recognized globally as the foremost brand in the high-end appliance industry and are sold through a network of premium appliance distributors and dealers worldwide.