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Kitchen on Fire - knife skills class?

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betterbeheaven Jan 28, 2011 10:04 AM

Yelp is offering discounts at several cultural and performing arts venues in March...also on the list happens to be Kitchen on Fire in Berkeley. They will be offering:

Tapas party class on Sunday, March 6th @ 6:30pm for $55 (normally $70) and a knife skills class on Monday, March 7th @ 6:30pm for $45 (normally $60). To register for either of these classes please call 510-548-2665 or email classes@kitchenonfire.com and mention the Yelp Culture Club.

I've been curious to take the knife skills class for awhile, but I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with it. I don't have the best knife skills, but I also am perfectly competent at dicing, slicing, mincing, etc. so I'm concerned about how basic the class is.

If anyone else is interested, here's the link:
http://www.yelp.com/events/oakland-th...

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    annec Jan 28, 2011 11:31 AM

    I took a knife skills class at KOF - not sure if they have different levels. I had zero knife skills. We learned knife care, the "claw", different cuts for vegetables and herbs. We practiced while the teacher and assistant walked through for corrections.

    1. JasmineG Jan 28, 2011 10:31 AM

      I took a knife skills class there a few years ago, and found it really valuable, if that helps. And I'm a pretty good home cook, but the class made my knife skills better and faster.

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        betterbeheaven Jan 28, 2011 10:34 AM

        That does help! I just wanted to make sure it wasn't overly elementary.

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