Summary Knife Skills - Chicken and Fish

    £155.00

  • Sat 3 Nov 2018   10.00 - 14.30
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  • Sat 5 Jan 2019   10.00 - 14.30
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  • Sat 16 Feb 2019   10.00 - 14.30
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  • Sat 16 Mar 2019   10.00 - 14.30
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Date change: The class on 1st December, as per our magazine calendar, has been rescheduled for 3rd November.

The first lesson in a cook's training is to learn to select, handle and maintain knives. Each knife has a specific purpose for which it is best suited. Learning to use each knife confidently and accurately takes a great deal of practice.

Focusing on chicken-jointing and fish preparation you will learn to use the correct knife with confidence to undertake kitchen tasks that will no longer seem daunting. Following a detailed demonstration, the rest of the class is hands-on as you practice your skills. Everything that you prepare can be taken home so we recommend that you bring a cool bag.

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Class structure

Cooking with your classmates is an integral part of your Leiths experience. You will cook some of your recipes in pairs, and some independently – whatever the ratio, there is always more than enough food, and often food to take home too (foil containers and bags provided). 

Your day will comprise of a mixture of hands on cookery and demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and, in the case of visiting chefs,  their individual teaching style.

Unless otherwise stated, you will be eating the food that you have cooked during your class for lunch, usually with wine or elderflower cordial around a communal table. If your class does not involve cooking lunch you will enjoy delicious sharing platters prepared by the school.

Allergies and dietary restrictions

Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

Practical info Knife Skills - Chicken and Fish

What is included:

  • Refreshments on arrival
  • A recipe booklet
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance
  • Lunch of your own making or sharing platters prepared by the school, both with Louis Latour wines
  • We do the washing up!

What you need to bring:

  • Flat soled shoes
  • Long trousers and a long sleeved top are advisable

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).

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