Alain Saint Joanis Hermitage Silver Bread Knife by Alain Saint Joanis. $166.00. Alain Saint-Joanis has been creating and manufacturing flatware collections for the table since 1876. In the purest tradition of French cutlery they are always adapting their craftsmen’s know-how to new manufacturing techniques. Alain Saint Joanis flatware can be summed up in a single word: quality.