Cooking Class - Back to Basics Knife Skills

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Whet your knife skills — and your appetite — in this hands-on class with Chef Michael.

In this hands-on class with Chef Michael, you will learn fundamental knife skills as you add three essential dishes to your culinary repertoire and become an all around better home cook.

Chef Michael will help you gain a greater confidence when it comes to understanding kitchen safety, the tools of the trade, and proper knife wielding techniques. You will also learn the method to break down an entire chicken, how to chiffonade basil, how to dice a variety of vegetables and fruit, and how to brew a basic soup stock.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Date Night, Fun, Group

Reviews guests left for this experience



19 Jun 2022

Chef Michael exceeded our expectations. We had a lot of fun and learned so much.



27 Feb 2022

We had an amazing time and learned a lot! Thanks Michael!



29 Dec 2019

We had a wonderful experience and Chef Michael was an excellent teacher. All delivered as promised. Exceeded our expectations.

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Chef Michael's knowledge and background in the culinary world is robust, from earning a culinary arts education to working in guest services, management and restaurant operations, and now as a personal chef. He has designed incredible menus and is an expert in meeting the dietary needs of individuals and different cultures. Chef Michael looks forward to offering a culinary experience that is memorable and focuses on building skills and relationships.

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Chef Michael will travel to guests within San Diego for this experience.

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