Knife Skills Class

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NEW Knife Skills Class

Up your game in the kitchen by handling your knife like the pros.

In this 3.5 hour class, we will not only teach you the techniques used by professional chefs to prepare a range of vegetables, meat, herbs and fruit, but you get to eat the products of your labour too.

We will show you how to sharpen and care for your knife and point out the types and brands of knife to go for.

Designed for those of you who really want to get to grips with your knives. We often get complimented on our global knives and get asked questions, so we have created this skills based class to complement our fish and seafood class and our Kitchen Basics and Confidence skills based classes so that you feel like a pro whatever you are creating in the kitchen.

Pick up some tips to impress your friends and give your dishes that extra 'edge'.

Typical skills covered: 

  • Answer your FAQs on knives: which knives you need, which to buy, the differences, what to look for in your knife, how to care for your knife
  • Different knife techniques:
  • Rock chop
  • Tap chop
  • Slice
  • Dice
  • Julienne
  • How to cut herbs, meat, vegetables, fruit
  • Food presentation tips

Book several classes with us and save!

Save 10% when you book any three or more different 3.5 hour (half day) courses or 15% when you book six or more! To get the discount, add all the classes to your basket and use either the code THREE+ or the code SIX+ at the checkout. See our suggestions of which classes go well together.

Sample menu:

  • Wok fried Asian vegetables
  • Chicken cooked two ways
  • 5 spice aubergine & tofu goujons (vegetarian alternative to chicken - although the knife skills with chicken are a major component of the class)
  • Mango and grapefruit in Gran Marnier caramel

Like all our London hands-on cookery classes, our Knife skills class includes all food, equipment, and unlimited specially selected red and white wine and soft drinks – for this class, served when you sit down with your meal. You will cook around our oak banquet table and enjoy eating all your dishes together in the most sociable way in London. Check out our TripAdvisor page for reviews.