The warm weather is finally sticking, and we are truly enjoying the sun here in Connecticut. Yes, we’re looking forward to tanning our winter skin – but more importantly, it’s about time to break out the grill.

Springs’ warmer weather seems to finally be here, and May is an exciting month for Ergo Chef. In addition to lots of fun upcoming events like Mohegan Sun BBQ Festival in June,  we want you to be prepared for cooking and slicing up all your delicious grilled proteins.

Let’s start by discussing the proper way to cook a steak. If you’re a meat lover, we’re sure that you have your own, favorite method. However, sometimes it’s good to revisit the basics and refresh your skill set. We headed over to the Food Network to see what the experts think about the best, easiest, way to grill a steak this summer.


  1. Remove steaks from the fridge at least 20 minutes before you want to grill them.
  2. Heat grill to high.
  3. Place the steaks on the grill, and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Turn the steaks over and cook for 3-5 minutes (for medium rare), 5-7 minutes (medium), 8-10 minutes (medium-well).
  5. Transfer the steaks to a cutting board or platter, and let them rest for 5 minutes before serving.  To accurately check your preferred temp use as Digital fast read thermometer, as all grills and steaks are not alike.


Slice your steaks or whole fillets with ease using this Highly rated Prodigy Series 12″ Slicing BBQ knife – read the review on

Prodigy 12inch Meat Slicing knife

There are 8 Myth’s about cooking steak that you probably were not aware of. We all have our opinions on this, but check our the 8 Myths and leave a comment on what you think. Another great resource comes from Traeger Grills, and they cover the two best ways to grill steak: direct grilling and reverse searing. It includes tips on how hot and long to grill and when to flip, as well as advice on choosing the best cuts of steak and seasonings to use.

Now that you’re versed in how to cook a great steak, you’ll want to make sure you’re serving up the perfect steak knife with it. This new Pro Series 2.0 Steak Knife Set is a serious steakhouse style. Trust us when we say you will use these steak knives for lots of cutting tasks.

     4-Piece Serrated Steak Knife Set

This steak knife knife set is designed for smooth slicing through tough proteins, crusted chicken, juicy steaks, pork chops and more. The serrated edge 2″ on tip of knife will not tear your food, but will allow you to get the perfect cut every time, or use the flat straight edge to slice, both edges will have you enjoying your meal no matter what your prefered edge is.  These steak knives even work well for bagels, bread and tomatoes (picnics, anyone?).

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Ergo Chef Pro 2.0 4pc Steak knife set

Ergo Chef 4pc Pro 2.0 steak knife set

Features of the knife: 

High Carbon Stainless Steel

Heat Treated for Longer Edge Life: 56-58HRC

Precision Sharp Edge for Smooth Cuts

Blade Length: 4.75″

Handle Length: 4.75″

Blade Thickness: .080″

Lifetime Limited Warranty

Care: Hand Wash with soft sponge and towel dry after each use.

These are the real deal survival-type steak house knives so we had Luke, a knife maker from Calculated Survival (Military Vet owned Co.) do his tip retention test with our steak knife. Knife can break easily with this test, but ours survived. Check it out here to see how our Pro 2.0 Steak knife faired:

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