Knife Skills Class

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About the workshop:

Want to improve your knife skills? Then join this Knife Skills Class!

It is all well and good producing great flavoured food but how about the look and the ease of cooking and prepping your ingredients? This knife skills class will teach you about knife sharpening and how to look after your blades of the most used knives, how to hold them, what they are used for and how to use them effectively in order to beautifully chop/slice/puree/julienne/dice/chiffonade/brunoise your ingredients.

You will start with a demonstration and will then get a lot of practice while preparing ingredients for the below menu that the chefs will then cook.  We have chosen a menu that entails different knife skills in order for you to get a lot of practice.

After mastering the art you will get to sit down and before eating your delicious AND beautiful food you will get to admire your art work!

If you want to purchase knives for the course let us know and we can organise this for you.


Knife Skills Class Menu

  • Spiced Butternut Squash Soup
  • Ratatouille with Sea Bass and Tomato Coulis
  • Caramelised Oranges


Learn more about Diana Horsford, founder of The Avenue Cookery School:

“I think cooking is about confidence, it isn’t actually difficult, but you need to dare try different things and not to be afraid of failures. When something goes wrong, I tell my students it is fantastic, because then you can figure out how to correct it. When dishes turn out to be disasters in my kitchen, I don’t mind at all, I actually quite like it so I can show them how to turn it into something else.”



February 13 2018


Date: February 13
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: £80


The Avenue Cookery School

3 Enterprise Way, Wandsworth
London, SW18 1FZ United Kingdom

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Sophie Horsford
Phone: +44 7958 171787
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