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Tuesday Jan. 21st: La Technique: Knife Skills 101
Group price: $192.00 (4/group)
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This is THE BASICS: From how to properly hold your knife to methods of sharpening, honing and the numerous techniques and terms used in professional kitchens.
Great chefs have always stressed the importance of efficient knife work and proper stock making. If you understand basic techniques, you can follow any recipe. Due to numerous requests from our students, La Cucina is presenting a full participation class featuring some the most fundamental skills required in the kitchen; knife work. This is THE BASICS: From how to properly hold your knife to methods of sharpening, honing and the numerous techniques and terms used in professional kitchens. Mincing, chopping into Brunoise – large, medium and small dice; different size “sticks” known as Julienne, Allumette and Batonnet and many other tips that Chefs Karen and Joseph can pull from their lives in food service. If you want to be a professional chef we highly recommend a serious culinary program at an accredited school or university, but if you are a beginner who needs to be more confident and effective in your home kitchen, this is the class for you!
Cost: $60 (Hands on class with limiting seating)
Class Time: 6:30-8:30pm
What to bring with you: A good paring knife and chef’s knife. BYOW (wine)
Great chefs have always stressed the importance of efficient knife work and proper stock making. If you understand basic techniques, you can follow any recipe.
Instructor: Chef Joseph Lowery
Chef Joseph is an author, chef, and cooking teacher and has taught cooking classes since 1972 in Canada, Mexico, and the USA. He is currently the Chef Consultant with Avanti Savoia Imports.