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Culinary Knife Knowledge Learning Solutions
The Culinary Institute of America

Culinary Knife Knowledge Learning Solutions

$150.00 $200.00

The Culinary Knife Knowledge Foodservice Learning Solutions package includes the two fundamental training DVDs—Knife Care and Knife Skills—with accompanying downloadable training materials on a CD-ROM that will make the most of your educational investment. A description of these three components are below:

Culinary Knives: Knife Care is the first DVD included in this package. The ability to select, handle, and care for a knife is one of the hallmarks of a professional, and the knives you use will become as important to you as your fingers. With this DVD, you will learn the essential knowledge for proper knife handling and care, including:

  • Specialty knives, the parts of a knife, knife cases, edge types, cutting surfaces, and an overview of related tools Safe knife handling and storage
  • Sharpening/honing knives
  • Cleaning and sanitizing knives

Culinary Knives: Knife Skills is the second volume DVD included in Culinary Knife Knowledge Learning Solutions. Culinary Knives: Knife Skills covers a more advanced level of knife knowledge, including:

  • Choosing knives and using them with precision to minimize waste and maximize efficiency
  • Specialized skills to increase productivity
  • Vegetable cuts
  • Chicken fabrication
  • Seafood fabrication: Round fish, flatfish, and shellfish
  • Interview with a CIA chef about the importance of knife skills in the professional kitchen
  • Interview with a professional knife-maker and qualities to look for in selecting a knife

The Culinary Knives CD-ROM includes:

  • Pre- and post-evaluation tests
  • Outlined learning objectives
  • Module introductions for each session
From the basics of knife "know-how" to the intricate skill of meat fabrication, Culinary Knife Knowledge Learning Solutions doesn't miss a beat—and educating your staff in these areas ensures a strong return on your investment. With the indispensable knowledge of knife safety, care, and specialized skills, your kitchen staff is sure to increase productivity, confidence, and your bottom line.

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