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Sharpen Up - Knife Skills Workshop

New Zealand

Course Time: 9am – 5pm (including 1 hour break)

Where: Le Cordon Bleu NZ, Level 2, 52 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Course Includes: All ingredients, cooking equipment and teaching resources are provided in our practical kitchens for your use on the day.

Course Details/Summary:

Develop your knife skills under the guidance of a Le Cordon Bleu world-renowned chef and take your newly found skills into the home kitchen. During the workshop, you will learn all the fundamentals skills that every master chef must know, such as:

  • Sharpening your knife
  • Various vegetable chopping styles (Julienne, Chiffonade, Jardiniere, Brunoise, etc.)
  • Segmenting citrus
  • Filleting a fish
  • Cutting a whole Free-Range chicken into portions (breast, drum, thigh, etc.)

Our Master Chef will demonstrate a variety of classic French dishes using these ingredients, some of which you will replicate during the course such as:

  • Chicken Fricassee Grand Mere
  • Shallow Poached & Stuffed Chicken Breast
  • Pickled Vegetables
  • Parisienne Potatoes
  • Baked Snapper Fillet (prep only)


What to bring: Some take-away containers to take all your delicious cooked dishes in.

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Contact Us: +64 4 472 9800  |  nz@cordonbleu.edu

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