Messermeister

Founded in 1981 by Bernd Dressler, Messermeister is a leading manufacturer of premium handcrafted chef's knives, kitchen cutlery and cooking tools, the go-to brand for everyone from professional chefs to at-home cooks. 

 
Now a women-owned, California-based company with German heritage, Messermeister (“messer” meaning knife and “meister” meaning master) is committed to delivering sustainable best-in-class chef knives, kitchen accessories and award-winning culinary tools, sourcing the world to find the very best manufacturing quality at the right price for the market. Located in the heart of Ojai, California, Messermeister is now led by Dressler’s wife Debra and daughters Kirsten and Chelcea, who continue the second generation company’s mission to bring innovation and creativity to kitchens around the world.