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Knife Masters with Bernardo Nella

Knife Masters with Bernardo Nella

Bernardo comes from a long line of knife grinders. IN 1950, his dad Antonio migrated from Italy to Canada and start a knife sharpening service. This service provided the customer with a knife and then exchanged it every week with a sharp knife.
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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Food for Thought (FFT) was organized by a group of concerned parents, educators and growers who first came together in the spring of 2002 to improve the nutritional status and food awareness of children in the Ojai Unified School District (OUSD).
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Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in Oakland and beyond by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led mainly by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood and larger community, ANV creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth, and families in East Oakland, CA.
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World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen

Ten years ago, my wife Patricia and I had a big dream to start World Central Kitchen. We envisioned an organization that would create smart solutions to hunger and poverty, and for many years we saw an amazing impact through our clean cookstoves initiative, culinary training programs, and social enterprise ventures that empower communities and strengthen economies.
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Introducing the Custom Knife Collection

Introducing the Custom Knife Collection

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After 40 years of making our staple line of German knives, we went back to the drawing board to reinvent the way German knives are made. After two years of development, the result is our new Messermeister Custom line and it’s a game-changer.
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Spiced Pumpkin Crème Brûlée by Chef Jessica Monty

Spiced Pumpkin Crème Brûlée by Chef Jessica Monty

Spiced Pumpkin Crème Brûlée from Chef Jessica Monty. Perfect for holiday cooking.
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Near Perfect German Knife: Messermeister Oliva Elite

Near Perfect German Knife: Messermeister Oliva Elite

This is my favorite German chef knife so far, and the best German knife for Japanese knife lovers.This is seriously, one of the best German knives in my kitchen, and my wife also loves this knife. It's stays nice and sharp, has a thin cutting profile, and the olive wood handle is one of the best real wood handles I have used. It's curvy and and shapely, and very comfortable to hold.
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Campfire Breakfast with Chef Jessica Monty

Campfire Breakfast with Chef Jessica Monty

Chef Jessica Monty makes an middle eastern hash and eggs. Outdoor cooking is about finding fresh ingredients, creating creative menus, and cooking simply over an open fire.
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Adam Glick Cooks a Mean Applewood Pork Loin

Adam Glick Cooks a Mean Applewood Pork Loin

Spending the day mountain biking around the Washington mountain ranges. Chelan Washington offers up Jazz apples, and in abundance.
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Adventure Chef Collection

Adventure Chef Collection

Reinvent campsite cooking with the Adventure Chef Collection. Easily prepare fresh food with the tools you carry with you wherever you go.
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Ojai Valley Inn Farmhouse

Ojai Valley Inn Farmhouse

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Messermeister is beyond excited to have partnered with the Ojai Valley Inn as one of the kitchen curators inside their culinary inspired event venue, The Farmhouse!⁣ 
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Butternut Squash Bisque & Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Butternut Squash Bisque & Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Messermeister Young Cooks Program

Messermeister Young Cooks Program

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Messermeister is passionate about young adults learning the art of cooking. There are more and more kids that leave home for college or pursue a career that can’t perform a simple task like boiling an egg.
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New Backpack with Chef Lawrence Duran

New Backpack with Chef Lawrence Duran

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Messermeister and Rareform along with chef Lawrence Duran partner to create the first backpack made exclusively for professional chefs. Made from recycled water bottles and repurposed billboard vinyl.
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Chicken Fried Steak with Chef Adam Glick

Chicken Fried Steak with Chef Adam Glick

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