Alexa Clark hosts Sharpen Your Knife Skills with CUTCO

“A kitchen without a knife is not a kitchen.” – Masaharu Morimoto

Inspired by some amazing steak knifes, I’ll be hosting a hands-on knife skills evening sponsored by CUTCO and you are invited!  The event is free, courtesy of CUTCO.

Book it!Knives are the most important tools in our kitchens and how you use them can change a dish from just okay to restaurant quality. Working with the CUTCO team and Chef Neil Noseworthy, we’ve designed an intermediate-level, hands-on training session which will take you beyond the basic slice and dice.  You will learn skills and knife techniques in 3 main areas – basic butchery, prep and garnish; along with proper knife care and knife selection. Mincing & chiffonading herbs We’ll be preparing a series of dishes that utilize a range of knives and different knife techniques and you will have the opportunity to practice each of the skills and techniques you have just learned.  You will leave with new and refreshed knife skills allowing you to elevate your dishes and presentation to white linen levels. In addition to the CUTCO team, you’ll be learning from Chef Neil Noseworthy, a rock and roll catering chef who has been personal chef to Mick Jagger and toured with U2 and the Rolling Stones. You know there will be stories! The evening will include samples of the dishes we prepare together and wine from Château des Charmes, all sponsored by Cooking with CUTCO Book it!

 

Alexa Clark hosting Cooking Demo

Alexa Clark

started working in her first professional kitchen at 13, she is the editor & chief of CheapEats Restaurant Guides, host of the Secret Pickle Supper Club and blogs on unsweetened.ca @alexaclark

Chef Neil Noseworthy

trained at George Brown and the Four Seasons Inn at the Park. He started his own restaurant at 27, then became a rock & roll caterer as Mick Jagger’s personal Chef, and touring with U2 and the Rolling Stones. Chef Noseworthy runs TasteWorthy Cuisine Catering.

CUTCO

makes fantastic knives and wants to give you the opportunity to experience them in a fun, learning environment. www.cookingwithcutco.ca @cookingwithcutco

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Notethis post is part of my Cooking with CUTCO  series.  For more information on my relationship with CUTCO read Lex & CUTCO and my disclosure statement



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is an author, entrepreneur, and digital strategist based out of Toronto. She knows three things really well: technology, food and people and has established a strong reputation in a number of overlapping online communities. Alexa is the founder of CheapEats Restaurant Guides, HoHoTO, Secret Pickle Supper Club and Far From Ordinary.


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Sorry Jenn, not this time. Maybe the next one ;)

Alexa Clark
Alexa Clark

Michele-Marie Beer yay! But remember cooking with a sharp knife is ALWAYS safer than cooking with a dull one. If only because you are paying way more attention. (It's actually because you aren't putting so much effort into it and the knife will do the work.) Yes I'm a knife geek.

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