Knife choice as gift
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@Pandaman If he asked about Shun, then he might want stainless. Misono Swedish is a great knife, but they are reactive. If you're not totally vigilant about cleaning and drying, they will form rust. It can't wait 5 minutes or even 2 minutes. It needs to be cleaned as soon as you're done cutting. This can be a big shift in workflow for someone working in a pro kitchen.
For stainless, maybe the suisin inox western? It's asymmetric, so make sure to choose the correct left or right hand version. Left hand has an upcharge
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