Shop for Knives from Hayneedle.com! Cut to culinary chase with theMessermeister Meridian Elite 9 in. Chef s Knife. Food prep has never been easier than with this stunning, steel slicer, whose hand-polished blade edges and handles with triple-rivets make it the best blade on the block.About Messermeister:Without a doubt, Messermeister is the master of knives. In fact, in German messer means knife, and meister means master. With his attention to detail and a drive to create an ever-evolving line of knives and culinary tools, Bernd Dressler, began Messermeister in 1981 and brought his kitchen wisdom to homes around the world. Honoring his legacy, his family has kept the tradition and continues to bring cutting-edge innovation and high design into the kitchen.