Sharpen your knife skills and learn the fundamentals of all things to do with kitchen knives: types of knives, how to hold them, cutting, chopping, deboning and filleting techniques and, of course, sharpening, care and storage. Knives supplied, however participants are encouraged to bring their own.
Sharpen Your Kitchen Knife Skills!
Chop, slice, julienne and dice your way to enhanced kitchen knife skills with chef Simone Mancin. Discover the different types of knives available, how to hold them correctly, sharpening, care and storage. Practise the variety of cutting techniques, from basic slicing to brunoise, and learn how to fillet a fish and debone a chicken. Bring your own knife to benefit most from the course.
Simone Mancin is a European-trained chef who enjoys teaching people how to cook. He has worked in leading restaurants in Italy, London, France and Switzerland before moving to Melbourne. Simone travelled to Australia in 2010, and worked in Melbourne restaurants including Grossi Florentino, 400 Gradi and Locale at De Bortoli Winery, before road tripping around Australia and heading back to his home in Italy. Since Simone’s permanent return to Melbourne he has been delivering a variety of cooking classes at CAE while working at Etihad Stadium’s prestigious Medallion Club restaurant and leading event company The Big Group.
Please bring an apron, notebook and pen.