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CKG7102

Course
CKG7102
Course Title
Knife Skills

Description

Join our Charlotte Cooks chef instructor to learn the safe and correct use of  a variety of kitchen knives. You’ll learn to hold a knife properly and to make basic cuts following guidelines and instruction.  Put yourself in our capable hands and start using your knives correctly.

This class is one of Charlotte Cooks' Cooking FUNdamentals Level 1.

Objectives

Learn how to use knives safely and effectively.

Content

1. Mechanics

  • Knife Construction
  • Types of metal on cutting edge
  • Demonstration on sharpening techniques
  • Working triangle (body stance when using knives)
  • Demonstration of cutting techniques

 2. Techniques

  • Vegetable cut guidelines
  • Dice
  • Julienne

 3. Specialties

  • Brunoise
  • Batonne
  • Paysanne

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, hands-on

Evaluation

Class survey