For courses in Basic Culinary Skills, Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, Knife Skills and Non-Professional Basic Cooking Courses.
Knife Skills for Chefs captures the experience and expertise of Christopher Day and reveals how to select, maintain and use knives in the professional kitchen. Endorsed by the American Culinary Federation (ACF), it contains step-by-step instructions and numerous four-color photographs that make techniques easy to understand and simple to follow. Comprehensive in coverage, the book contains chapters on history and production, knife selection, knife maintenance, basic knife cuts, simple garnishing techniques and knife sanitation, safety and storage. This text is an ideal reference that reinforces the artistry and skills that provide the foundation for a successful culinary career.
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1. Knife History and Production
2. Which Knife is Right?
3. Keeping a Knife Sharp
4. Knife Safety
5. Knife Cuts
APPENDIX I: Culinarian’s Code
APPENDIX II: An Introduction to the American Culinary Federation
APPENDIX III: Knife and Related Product Usage Chart
APPENDIX IV: Basic Knife Cuts Chart
APPENDIX V: Anatomy of a Chef’s Knife
APPENDIX VI: First Aid for Knife Cuts
APPENDIX VII: Key to Review Questions