Knowing how to choose, use and care for knives is one of the most essential parts of any cook’s skill set. Join Chef Sonya Gammal for a solid primer on knife fundamentals, including selecting the best knife for the job, as well as knife safety, storage and maintenance including sharpening and honing.
In addition to learning about the knives themselves, participants will get ample opportunity to practice a range of different hands-on knife skills as part of the preparation of a delicious lunch menu.
This course is designed for the home cook and culinary enthusiast. Chef Sonya will guide you through learning the fundamental knife skills required when handling vegetables, meat, and fish. Fundamentals of Knife safety & storage will be covered. Content of our 3-hour practical class includes:
How to select, store and handle knives.
How to sharpen vs. hone knives.
How to prepare classic vegetable cuts – julienne, brunoise, paysanne, chiffonade, etc.
How to fillet a fish / How to de-bone a chicken.
Special to this workshop is preparing and sharing in a delicious lunch (street style masala fish/tempeh/chicken naan (Indian grilled flatbread) topped with fresh tomato salsas & mango chutney) served up by you and the chef! (vegan + gluten-free options available with notice.)
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Sonya Gammal is an accomplished chef who has focused her training on preparing healthy and delicious food that is accessible to all. Sonya continues to follow the local and sustainable food path, working in restaurants, food incubators, and social enterprises. Sonya has taught a variety of workshops to kids, teens and adults. Her practical hands-on approach will eliminate any fears you may have of of working in a kitchen, allowing all participants to have fun and learn new skills.
Every Week, The Depanneur invites TO’s best culinary talents to lead fun, hands-on workshops.