Are you right handed?
Do you know how to sharpen?
I learned recently that I need a lot more practice so I will use a professional until I become proficient.
Do you like to rock the knife or push cut primarily?
I usually rock the knife
Do you want a stainless knife?
I'm open to material, I'm a bit OCD and always, always wash and dry my cheap knives immediately after use
Do you want to get a western handled knife or Japanese handle?
I love the looks of the Japanese handled knives and my favorite knive I own has a rounded handle
How much did you want to spend?
Right around $300
Mark Richmond www.chefKnivesToGo.com