Advanced Knife Skills
Proper knife skills are the foundation for all cooking. When someone tells us they want to learn to cook, we immediately suggest that they take a couple of Knife Skills classes. It’s that important. If you would like to up your game in the knife skills area OR you would like to add to what you have learned in our popular Knife Skills I class, then this is the class for you! (NOTE: There is no pre-req. required for this class.)
You will learn to use a boning knife and a paring knife as Chef Richard McPeake teaches you the skillful and professional way of fabricating a whole chicken. We’ll produce Chicken Breast Supremes, Chicken Tenders, Semi-Boneless Chicken Thighs and Legs, and we’ll practice the art of roll cutting and tourney, a classic fresh vegetable cut that many chefs still attempt to perfect!
In addition, we’ll discuss various types of boning knives and their uses, sharpening, storage and other important information. This is a full “hands-on” class under the supervision and tutelage of one of the best, Chef Richard McPeake. (You may bring your own boning knife/knives to class, or you may use ours.)
So what to do with all this chicken and vegetables you’ve masterfully cut during class, you say? Well, it would make sense that you would also learn how to make a proper chicken stock, now wouldn’t it? So, we’ll do that too!
Please note that alcoholic drinks will not be available during this class.
Sun 8/29/21 5:00-7:30 p.m.
NOTE: For Onsite Classes,please note that we are committed to providing the highest degree of safety for our guests including compliance with all applicable governmental orders. In this regard our protocols may change from day to day and we ask for your patience as we maneuver this not-so-delicious time. We have limited enrollment in our classes in order to provide for appropriate social distancing so it is important that you let us know at the time of registration whether you will be sitting next to someone else attending the class. You can note this in the “comments” section when you register online, or you can call us with this information at 913-341-4455. In this case, we will assume that you and the other person(s) are comfortable sitting next to each other. When you arrive, please check in with our Class Assistant who will give you information as to where you will be seated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!
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