Looking for a knife sharpener to keep your new set of knives in tip top condition and working at their best for longer? Then you’ve come to the right place because today we’ll be laying out the very best electric knife sharpeners.
There are three types of knife sharpeners: manual ones that require tons of man power and knowledge of cutting angles and technique, then there are sharpening systems that do all of the work for you and finally there are electronic sharpening devices that are a middle ground.
Electric knife sharpeners are the most popular for consumers because they offer a middle ground and you don’t need to know how to operate a manual sharpener which if used incorrectly can damage your knife rather than restore it.
For most people electronic devices are the best bet in order to avoid wasting your hard earned money and ruining expensive knives. These come in the form of small devices that can sit on your counter top with several slits for different sharpening functions. Simply insert your knife into the appropriate slot and let the machine go to work.
Electronic sharpeners are also more convenient for experts who do know how to operate manual sharpeners effectively because they can save time and energy which can better used on other areas of the food creation process which makes them a good choice for professional chefs and work scenarios.
Below is our reviews of electric sharpeners with everything from devices for home use to professional and work settings for chefs with more experience.
Chef’s Choice 120 Diamond Hone
Our first pick for you is one that is suitable for the work grind situation described above, while most chefs have professional experience using a knife sharpener it’s not productive to spend tons of time sharpening knives manually when it can be done with more precision and in a quicker manner electronic.
The Chef’s Choice 120 is unique because it comes with diamond coated sharpening disks for superior sharpening in a jiffy. It utilizes a unique three step process to sharpen knives and can handle everything from serrated to gourmet chef knives. Don’t let the name deter you, this device is for everyone who wants to feel like a chef in the comfort of their own home.
LINKYO Electric Knife Sharpener
Our next pick is for general home use, take away all the bells and whistle and diamond encrusted blades and here’s what you get; a simple device that gets the job done. It comes with automatic blade positioning so you make no mistakes which are friendly for beginners with no knife sharpening knowledge.
Mcgowan Firestone Electric Sharpener
Last but not least a mid-range device that will fair well in a variety of different situations, all the way from home to professional settings. A medium sized square device with a single knife sharpening slot using ceramic sharpening stones that can sit nicely on your counter top. This is the only device so far that uses one step sharpening, simple but effective.