We uphold our core values to give chefs across the world the best product and
Trust and honesty serve as the underlying basis or principle of our teamwork and any decision we make.
Meglio was founded on this core value: Quality. From our materials to customer service, we vow to give you
the best quality product on the market to date. This gives us the drive to innovate and amaze our clients.
We are committed to delivering exceptional products to our customers, no matter what.
Brandon has had a passion to cook since very young, always trying to learn
recipes from his Italian grandfather and Mexican grandmother.
Once in college, Brandon began working at Strider Knives to help
pay for his
working, Duane Dwyer took him
under his wing and would go on to apprentice
the craft of knife making. Materials technology, blade geometry, metallurgy,
handed down from the master blade smith to Brandon over the course of over
all else, Brandon learned from Duane that in the end, the knife should be
effort put in.
Because of this, in the battle between flash versus measurable scientific
always wins at Meglio Knives. Duane Dwyer continues to be a close pal and we
him as an
authority in his craft. While working with Duane in the field, the
were always seen as an opportunity to improve the tools ability to help its
this, advanced materials such as CPM 3V, S30V, PD-1, and SM-100 (or as he
call it, HipTiNite) became standard. To continue to use outdated materials
While Brandon enjoyed equipping our nation’s finest with the best product he
make, he saw
an area of opportunity at home. While in the kitchen, it was easy to see
using the most advanced technology in knife making was not a vision shared
started this endeavor to bring the same technology appreciated by our most
soldiers to be
used by the most elite chefs and culinary enthusiasts worldwide.
Bobby Hampton inherited an almost identical personality to his
the kind of
entrepreneur who takes personal responsibility and pride in his work.
businesses at an early age. Immensely motivated with a nearly incomparable
Bobby is a
and shaker who lets nothing get in the way of achieving the greatest results
dedication to quality and drive would also lead him into the world of
Bobby would go on to work with CNC vertical, horizontal, and turning mills
screw machines, and advanced robotics. He would prototype and manufacture
varying in uses from Titanium spinal inserts to molybdinum laser guides to
components. His experience in precision machining has been crucial in
machines required to work with the advanced materials Meglio Knives works
Colin is an inspirational leader, motivator, and driving force for the Meglio Knives team.
He helps design and integrate
process and procedure improvements as well as cost effective business strategies. He sets comprehensive goals
performance and growth of Meglio, and manages relationships with clients and partners.
When not working he
loves to surf, jump out of perfectly good airplanes, and travel the world. He has an overall sense of adventure.
Colin, honorably served our country in the military.