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Hone Your Knife Skills



Knowing how to choose, care for, and use knives correctly can make your confidence in the kitchen soar! You will focus on knife skills and practice on a bunch of veggies for a salad. Meanwhile, our Chef will make and serve Shrimp Scampi Linguine for the main course so you don't go home hungry!

This class is just you and knives - learning how to properly care for and hold a knife, different types of knives,  then chopping, slicing, dicing, julienning, and more. You will create a Panzanella with all the ingredients that you practice your Knife Skills on. You won't make the Shrimp Scampi and linguine, but you'll see how it's done, and more importantly, you get to eat it.

You'll have the opportunity to use two Asian and one European knife during class. For all Knife Skills class participants, we offer a special 25% discount on Global, Messermeister and Shun knives the day of class.

Guests receive a 20% discount on future classes and 10% discount on any in-store purchase on the day of class (does not compound w/ other discounts)!

Menu: 

  • Panzanella with Balsamic Dressing
  • Shrimp Scampi over Linguine
  • Local Craft Beer, House and Premium Wines available for purchase

Skills:

  • Knife Skills
  • Plating
  • Whisking

Chef Instructor: Timmy Kirk
Chef Timmy is a Cincinnati native, and a born roamer. He has lived in a few places around the US, Asia for 5 years, and spent a year in South America. While living abroad he traveled as much as possible, and every time he traveled, his goal was to study the cuisines and cultures of the regions he visited. He has taken more than 40 cooking classes throughout China, Korea, Thailand, India, Colombia, Italy, France, and more. He has experienced authentic flavors and techniques from around the world, and now he is bringing them back home to share the secrets with you. In Denver, Timmy was part of the team that won "Q House Chinese" the title of "Best Restaurant Denver 2018" by Eater Magazine and helped earn a nomination for “Best New Restaurant in America” by the James Beard Foundation.  Although Asian cuisines are his specialty, his knowledge and skills of world cuisines is extensive.  Recently, he earned his Level 1 Sommelier Certification.

Our recipes use common ingredients that may or may not be specified in the menu, including various fruits and vegetables, nuts, meats, spices, wheat flours, etc. If you have a food allergy or dietary restriction we should be aware of, please call or email before attending the class. We may or may not be able to accommodate.

A minimum 48-hour notice via phone or in-person (not email) is required for class cancellations or rescheduling for reservations of one to three guests.  A minimum 7-day notice via phone or in-person is required for class cancellations or rescheduling for reservation of four or more guests. 
If you are unable to attend a class, you are encouraged to send someone in your place. We cannot make exceptions.

If you have a large group, consider a private party!

Got questions? Call, email, or check our FAQ page.

Classes are two hours, but duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes, it is best to plan accordingly.

For same-day booking, call us at 513.847.4474

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