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Olive's Workshops

Knife Skills for the Home Cook

Regular price $40.00
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Knife Skills for the Home Cook

Chef Terra Ciotta

Day & Date: Saturday, July 13

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Tuition: $40.00

Ages: Intergenerational (16 and up)

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Students Please Bring:

  • Your favorite Chef knife, Paring knife & Cutting board.
  • Tupperware or Ziploc Bags to bring produce home in.
  • Note taking materials.
  • Closed-toed shoes.
  • (Optional) Apron, or clothes you can get dirty.
  • (Optional) A snack and/or water bottle. Filtered water is available in the classroom.

Knife sharpening demo, how to use a knife block and steel, dicing, mince, and julienne a variety of vegetables. Chef Terra will provide a recipe to take home, so that you can directly use the veggies you’ve prepped.

Instructor provided materials are included with an estimated $20-30 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop. Material fees may change depending on the number of participants and price of materials at the workshop. *Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

* Workshops are subject to low enrollment cancellation if the minimum number of students is not reached. You can call Olive’s Porch to check current enrollment for any of the workshops you’re interested in*

About Instructor: Terra Ciotta is a certified Culinary Educator with over 25 years’ experience in professional kitchens, and more than a decade as a Chef Instructor. After a fulfilling career in post-secondary culinary programs, she now enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for healthy, delicious food both in the Cooking Studio and as Executive Chef for the Dining Hall at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Her particular interests include supporting local foodways, celebrating fine dining styles, and exploring the intersections of history, culture, and traditional cooking techniques from around the world.