Knife Skills 101
Become comfortable and skilled with the most important cooking tool, the chef knife! Good knife skills makes cooking more fun and efficient. Refine basic knife skills with Chef Rachel Zierzow, a natural foods chef, culinary instructor, and holistic health coach. Practice the fundamental cuts for vegetables—mince, dice, half moons, matchsticks, chiffonade, and more. Learn how to select a knife that is right for you, and tips for keeping your knives sharp. Enjoy a delicious Provençal Vegetable Soup with Basil Pesto made with the vegetables you prepare. Students should bring their own chef knife to use in class.