Where is the Laguiole en Aubrac steak knife from?

Aubrac, France
Laguiole en Aubrac Steak Knives are handmade by highly skilled artisans in the vicinity of Laguiole, region of Aubrac, France. Each knife is a unique work of art, handmade by a single craftsman.

Are Laguiole steak knives serrated?

Steak serrated blade. High level quality product (forged knives). Dishwasher safe handle (all materials full stainless steel, acrylic and inclusion) or handwash handle (all natural materials horn and wood).

Are Laguiole steak knives dishwasher safe?

Laguiole steak knives with POM handle, STAINLESS STEEL handle and CORIAN handles are guaranteed dishwasher-safe : maximum recommended temperature of 50°C. Discover our maintenance tips.

Who owns Laguiole?

Today, Laguiole en Aubrac employs 72 people and controls other products, such as the Sauveterre knife. In 2007, the cutler even acquired Forge de Laguiole, when the company was going through serious financial difficulties. In 2014, Christian Valat sold his shares in the company to the Swiss Holding of Roland Jeannet.

Are Laguiole good steak knives?

Luckily, there are legitimate French knife-makers that produce Laguiole-style knives that are trademark-protected, and Laguiole en Aubrac is one of those companies. Their knives are of noticeably higher quality than other brands sold at even reputable kitchenware stores.

Who invented Laguiole knife?

Pierre-Jean Calmels
LAGUIOLE KNIFE HISTORY. Pierre-Jean Calmels, a blacksmith in the village of Laguiole, conceived the first Laguiole knife in 1829. Calmels built two models, the capuchadou, knife of the ordinary peasants of the Aubrac and the Spanish Navaja, brought back from Catalogne by seasonal workers.

Who invented steak knives?

The story behind that goes back to the 1600s. For many centuries before that, people ate meals using a single utensil—a super sharp knife capable of cutting just about anything. Other than that, they used their hands. Enter Cardinal Richelieu, a Frenchman who was quite the bigwig in the Catholic Church.