ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. A unique curved bolster supports the professional pinch grip, with thumb and index finger on the blade, for safe cutting and less fatigue. Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun and made in Germany by ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, the company that sets the standard for exceptional cutlery worldwide. The ZWILLING Pro 9" Z15 Bread Knife is perfect for foods with a tough exterior and soft interior like crusty bread, tomatoes, and sausages. The unique Z15 serration is scalloped in such a way that it cuts cleanly and easily and will stay sharp for years to come.