Damasteel® Chef Invitational Online – August 2020

Damasteel® Chef Invitational San Francisco goes online

In August 29, 2020 you get the opportunity to meet international knife makers, knife collectors and people from the restaurant industry at our exclusive Online Chef knife Show!

In May we held Damasteel® Chef Invitational (DCI) completely digital and it became a pioneer among knife shows. This was a great experience with many happy visitors. In August we continue with the online concept and make the event even better!


Tickets will be out soon!

Date and time:

August 29, 2020. 12 pm to 2 pm, central time.



Knife makers

We are proud to present the list of world class knife makers that will show their unique Culinary knives at DCI Online August 29:

Scott Wing – Leucadia Custom Knives
James Oatley – Oatley Knives
Drew Hash – Drew Hash Knives
Mark Begg – Begg Knives
Mattia Borrani – Begg Knives
Nate Bonner – NHB KnifeWorks
Marc Weinstock – Prick Blades
Aidan Mackinnon – Cut Throat Knives
Kevin Cross – Kevin Cross Knives
Niko Nicolaides – Nicolaides Knives
William Brigham – The Artificery
Mike Jarvis – Auxiliary Manufacturing
Brian Tighe – Tighe Knives
James Milne – Fifty 50 Knives
Don Carlos Andrade – California Custom Knives
Shawn Houston – Triple B Handmade
Salem Straub – Promethean Knives
Galen Garretson – Town Cutler
Isaiah Shroeder – Shroeder KnifeWorks

Damasteel® Chef Knives

Click here to see all the knives from DCI Online May 18.


Everyone who is voting for Best in Show at DCI Online is attending a raffle draw and gets the chance to win a beautiful Damasteel® Chef knife from german WMF!

Cutting demo and sharpening demo

Watch our brand ambassador Chef Kolter Livengood cut vegetables the Damasteel® way. Afterwards he will teach you how to sharpen your knives like a pro! You are free to ask him questions during the whole event via chat or webcam.

Six different categories

The knife makers can win a prize for best contribution in six different categories. Best in show are voted for by the attendees, and everyone who is voting has a chance to win their own Damasteel® Chef knife. The categories are:

Best Chef knife
Best Cleaver
Best Paring knife
Best Bread knife
Best Japanese Chef knife
Best in Show


When you visit DCI Online you will also meet:

Galen Garretson, co-host and owner of Town Cutler
Representatives from San Francisco Cooking School
Chef Kolter Livengood, Damasteel® Brand ambassador
Abe Shaw from Eatingtools and Living steel

Follow us on Social Media

For news and inspiration, follow us on Instagram or like the DCI Facebook page. Use tags:

#DCISF2020 #Damasteel


Send all your questions to dci@damasteel.com

How it works:

It is easy to visit DCI Online:

  • Start with checking your Browser Compatibility by clicking the image above. Using a non compatible browser is the most common reason to experience trouble with the site. Chrome always works!
  • Click on the event link, select a ticket and click Checkout. You will be asked to register as a Hopin user or sign in. This will only take a few minutes. Enter your payment details or press Pay Now if you’ve already saved them on your user.
  • You will receive an email confirmation and an option to Add to Calendar. Done!

Watch this video if you want to learn more about the online event experience.