Knife Skills Class at Haven’s Kitchen

I have been wanting to improve my knife skills for a while so I decided to check out knife skills class at Haven’s Kitchen. It’s a pretty unique company that is comprised of a recreational cooking school, a cafe, and an event space. I really liked the kitchen where the class was held — it was spacious and beautiful. Our instructor, Ashton, was super friendly and informative. The class size was very small (there were only six people in this one) which I totally loved because it gave everyone a chance to be very hands-on. I got to practice butchering a whole chicken and learned proper knife skills for various veggies. The whole time we were enjoying lovely libations. :)  And at the end of the class, we had the opportunity to feast on the fruits of our labor: eggplant campanada, carrot ginger soup, one pan roast chicken, and an apple tart. Can’t wait to return for another class!

Haven’s Kitchen: 109 W 17th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenue)

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Welcome to the Knife Skills Class!

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The awesome kitchen where class was held

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After class, we sat down to enjoy a four course meal

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First course: Traditional Campanada with eggplant, tomato, and celery

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Second course: Carrot Ginger Soup with Greek yogurt and curry oil

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Third course: One pan Chicken Roast with butternut squash and apples

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Fourth course (take home treat): Classic Apple Tart

Knife Skills Class at Haven’s Kitchen