The knife is the first and most used tool in the kitchen. Learn about different types of knives and their specific uses. Know when to hone and when to sharpen your knife and also how to properly care for and use it safely.
Chef John McGough will demonstrate how to make the most useful cuts and how it affects flavor and visual appeal. Participants will practice cuts and put together a fruit platter for tasting.
Participants need to bring their own cutting board and knife.
As a safety precaution participants should wear covered shoes and long pants. Aprons, kitchen towel and other personal items can also be brought to class.
Learner Outcomes1. Identify 3 knives.
2. Describe the honing process
3. Demonstrate 3 knife cuts