Oliva Elité boasts an exquisite natural, Mediterranean olive wood handle in the popular straight tang, forged knife line series. The highly figured, beautiful golden-brown handle provides a secure ergonomic pinch grip with unsurpassed balance. 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 hardness of 57-58.
The Messermeister Oliva Elité 5″ Cheese and Tomato Knife is the perfect addition to any cheese plate. This knife is hand-crafted from the finest German stainless steel. The serrated wavy edge is suitable for cutting soft, medium or hard cheeses, tomatoes, and any soft skinned fruit or vegetable. The fork tip is designed to move pieces from the cutting board to a plate.
- 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 or John Boos Board Cream