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CKG7102

Course
CKG7102
Course Title
Knife Skills

Description

Learn the safe and correct usage of a variety of kitchen knives. Become skilled holding a chef knife properly, making basic knife cuts following guidelines and instruction.  Put yourself in our capable hands and effortlessly start using your knives. Hands-on class. Optional Knife Kit available for purchase.

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