DVD 2 hours 2004 Culinary Institute of America
Developed by the world-renowned Culinary Institute of America (CIA) this DVD covers the basics of choosing, handling and caring for your knives.
Knives are among a chef's most prized possessions and treating them with respect and care helps prolong their life and ensure safety and efficiency in the kitchen. 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.
Keeping your knives sharp is the best way to ensure their longevity. There are many techniques you can use to sharpen and care for knives. Nothing is as indispensable to a chef as a selection of well-made, beautifully maintained knives.
Learn the essential knowledge for proper knife handling and care, including:
- Specialty Knives - edge types, cutting surfaces, overview of related tools
- Safe Knife Handling and Storage
- Sharpening/Honing - learn the secrets from CIA chefs
- Sanitation: A Clean Edge - cleaning and sanitizing
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