Basic Knife Skills

About This Class

A knife is the most important tool in the kitchen so together we will chart a path for you to become more comfortable and proficient with handling a knife.

In this class you will learn about the different types of chefs knives used in the kitchen, how to select a knife set, and how to properly handle a knife. You will also learn the most popular cutting techniques and how to practice them in a way that keeps you safe.

By the end of this class you will have learned to be faster but more importantly safer with a kitchen knife. There is no cooking involved in this class however you will finish with plenty of chopped veggies ready to be tossed into a salad.

Class Menu

Dish 1 Assorted Chopped Vegetables

You may contact the class instructor about dietary restrictions and modifications before or after booking.

Required Equipment

sharp chef's knife
cutting board

We The Cooks assumes you've already purchased the basic equipment for your kitchen. After booking, your instructor will be available to request any equipment modifications.

Class Availability

Chef Carlos is based in Austin. He will video chat into your kitchen via your online video chat provider of choice.

Day Schedule
Thu 6PM - 9PM
Sat 10AM - 1PM or 1PM - 4PM
Sun 10AM - 1PM or 1PM - 4PM

*hours are in central standard time, classes are scheduled after requesting

If a time convenient for you is not listed please contact us to accommodations. Classes are available regularly.

Estimated Grocery Cost: $10

Estimated grocery cost is based on average food prices and We The Cooks assumes that you've already stocked up on pantry basics. After booking, your instructor will be available to request any ingredient modifications.

Class Type: Kitchen Basics
Maximum Class Size: 2
Class Length (hours): 1.0
Accepts Groups:
Kid Friendly: