Cooking: Knife Skills

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Learn knife skills at this workshop with our cooking courses in Sydney.

Good knife skills are the key to success in the kitchen, once you know the basics, the world of cooking will be opened up to you.

Join this course to learn from a professional chef how to professionally bone, slice, dice, julienne and chiffonade a range of different ingredients. The kitchen bench will be stacked high with an array of different produce for you to practice as the Chef gives you guidance as you go.

Your skillfully prepared food will be transformed into a wonderful feast that you will enjoy at the end of the class with a glass of wine.

Course content

  • How to hold and use a knife effectively
  • How to sharpen and take care of your knives... good knives can last a lifetime!
  • Each student to prepare a selection of fresh produce
  • The class will then use the expertly prepared produce to create a meal

Relax at the end of the session with a meal and a glass of wine.

Venue and getting there

The Essential Ingredient Surry Hills
146 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Public transport
From Central Station, you can either walk up Foveaux Street (an easy up hill stroll that takes less that ten minutes, depending on your speed) or catch the 374 or 376 bus from Eddy Avenue and alight at the intersection of Albion and Crown streets. From there, it’s an easy walk and there’s plenty of Surry Hills action to take in on the way.

Car parking
Street parking is very limited nearby. You might try St Margaret’s Car Park at 417-435 Bourke Street, Surry Hills. It is a 5-minute walk from the venue, with casual parking rates after 5pm at approx. $4/hour.

Please bring to class

  • We’ve cut out disposable plastics, so please bring your own food containers to take any leftovers home
  • All participants must wear closed-in shoes – no high heels please!
  • Aprons supplied, but dress appropriately for the kitchen, and tie back long hair
  • Arrive a little early as the class will start on time

Other information

  • Withdrawal from the course is not refundable or transferrable.
  • The Essential Ingredient reserves the right to alter or cancel a class without notice. In the event of a change, you will be contacted on the phone number and/or email address you provide.
  • We cannot accommodate dietary requirements in all cases. For more information, please contact The Essential Ingredient 02 9555 8300 prior to booking.

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This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Hands on experience. Freindly atmosphere

  • said: Really excellent course, complimented by the location, facilities, support staff and, wow, trainer!

  • said: I learned a lot and it was well worth attending. Very convivial event. Nice participants.

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