The Messermeister Olive Luxe chef’s knife is the ideal all round kitchen knife for chopping and slicing a variety of meat and vegetables smoothly and efficiently. This larger 20cm blade offers powerful yet still precise control against tougher cuts of meat and larger chunky vegetables like cabbages and potatoes.
Messermeister’s Oliva Luxe knives are made of 1/4116 stainless steel, which has a high carbon content meaning they are incredibly hard wearing and resistant to corrosion. Made in Solingen, Germany which is world-renowned for quality stainless steel, these knives rank a high 57-58 on the Rockwell hardness scale to withstand toughest kitchen demands of professional kitchens. They are hand-sharpened at a 15 degree angle so attention to detail can be taken for the cleanest finish.
This oliva chef’s knife is made of a single piece of fully-forged metal, and has a half bolster at the base. This half bolster makes for easiest chopping as the entire length of the knife remains optimally sharp, as well as aiding comfort when using.
The Oliva range is named after the beautiful polished Italian olive wood handles the knives are made from, which have a sleek, smooth finish.
This knife is not dishwasher safe. Hand wash in warm water and avoid cleaners containing citrus and beach to protect the delicate wood. We advise you regularly oil the wood handle with food safe mineral or rapeseed oil to prevent splitting and protect the wooden finish.
Messermeister have been producing the highest quality steel knives since their foundation by Bernard Dressler in 1981. The name ‘Messer’ meaning knife and ‘meister’ meaning master not only roots the brand in their German heritage, but is indicative of the premium, hand-crafted blades they have been producing for decades. Now a female-owned company, Messermister continues to make quality and sustainably-sourced knives that are loved by professional chefs and home cooks alike.
All Messermeister knives come with a ‘Knife For Life’ guarantee – reliable kitchenware that will really last for a lifetime.
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