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Kitchen knives are a tool most of us use every day - but how much do you really know about them?

The truth is, knife skills are an art - and refining them can make you a master at your work. Knife skills aren’t just essential for being efficient in the kitchen, but knowing how to use them well can make an unbelievable difference to the flavor and outcome of your food. 

On the other hand, handling a knife incorrectly can cause delays, actually damage your food, and of course puts you at risk of injury! 

So if you want to expand your mastery of kitchen knives, this online course is for you. 

It covers everything starting from the rich history of knives to modern knives, their anatomy and names, how to use your knife, and cutting techniques. It provides helpful information on how to clean and store them. Most importantly how to keep them sharp. Good knife skills reduce the risk of injury.

Your instructor for the Knife essentials course is Steffen Bach, owner of Suba Knives, a sharpening and knife production company located in Copenhagen. 

What you’ll learn in the Knife essentials course

  • Common knives and knife surfaces
  • Specialty knives, and how to choose the right knife for the task
  • What makes a knife ‘good’
  • Tips for improving cutting techniques
  • Fundamentals of knife sharpening
  • How to sharpen knives with a whetstone
  • Key tips for buying knives
  • Maintaining, storing, and caring for your knives
  • And much more!

Who the Knife essentials course is for

The Knife essentials online course is aimed at beginner chefs, butchers, and kitchen hands looking to enhance their knowledge of specialty kitchen knives.

Meet your instructor

Steffen Bach

Steffen Bach is a knife expert and owner of Suba Knives, a Danish knife sharpening and production company.

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"It assisted in sharpening and updating my current skills."

"I have been using the Typsy online training platform since April 2020 and have found it to be very informative, simple, and it provides hands-on, practical skills that I have been able to immediately implement at my accommodation facility. It also assisted in sharpening and updating my current skills to enhance my guests' experiences in the future."

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