Messermeister Elite Chef's Knife

Royale Elité combines a beautiful American Walnut Burl handle to a fine German stainless steel blade. Walnut burl features a rich brown flared pattern and is prized for its hard and strong characteristic as a handle material. The blade is one piece, hot-drop hammer forged from German 1.4116 stainless carbon alloy and heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell of 57-58. The three-step, 15° Elité edge is hand stropped on a cloth wheel, creating the sharpest possible cutting surface on an edged tool. This vintage style knife is one-of-a-kind and sure to become a treasured family heirloom.

The chef’s knife is the workhorse in every kitchen. You will gravitate to this knife and will find yourself using it for 90% of all your cutting tasks. The Messermeister Royale Elité Stealth Chef’s Knife has a hand forged Stealth blade that is about 25% thinner and 10% lighter than our traditional chef’s knife. It has been ground down to a thin profile to create a razor sharp edge. You can chop, slice, dice and mince your way through extended cutting tasks without fatigue. 

CARE

  • Hand-wash with warm water and a mild detergent; rinse and dry immediately.
  • Do not place in dishwasher.
  • Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts.
  • Oil the wood handle as needed with food-safe mineral oil.

FEATURES

  • The German 1.4116 stainless carbon alloy blade resists stains and corrosion, exhibits toughness and durability, holds its edge retention, and is easy to re-sharpen to a razor-like edge.
  • This knife line is one-piece, hot-drop hammer forged, which produces the strongest blade from heel to tip. The blades are heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell of 57-58.
  • The three-step, 15° Elité edge is hand stropped on a cloth wheel, creating the sharpest possible cutting surface on an edged tool.
  • The bolsterless heel simplifies all cutting, sharpening and honing tasks, making use of the entire blade from heel to tip.
  • Handcrafted in the historic cutlery capital of Solingen, Germany.
  • The Knife for Life™ guarantee provides a lifetime warranty against material and manufacturing defects.
  • 100% Messermeister quality

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