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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this knife skills class:

Our most popular class! A hands-on chopping session that'll have you mincing, slicing, and dicing vegetables and herbs like a pro. Knife care, sharpening and honing, and selection and manufacturing are also covered.

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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

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Question from Anonymous
Does this class teach you knife speed or just the basics of knife skills?
Answer from Joshua H. Verified Student
I think they’re related. If you don’t know the basics you can’t have good knife speed. But speed isn’t the focus, per se.
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The knife skills class covers basic knife skills and techniques. We have students ranging in skill and so if the student has some knife skills and would like to work on speed, they can do that as well. The chef explains and demonstrates the technique and then walks around helping guests. There is a lecture at the beginning of class and guests can ask questions and get tips on speed, knife sharpening etc.
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Reviews of Classes at The Chopping Block at the Mart (192)

(192 Reviews)
Knife Skills
Reviewed by Vinnie G. on 5/20/2019
Excellent class with mimosa.
Knife Skills
Reviewed by Jennifer I. on 3/27/2019
Lovely venue, great teacher! Will definatly take another class there.
Knife Skills
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/11/2018
Wanted more of the second half of the class, which was practicing. There was a bit too much time spent on honing and sharpening. Engaging instructor.
Knife Skills
Reviewed by Christie H. on 9/5/2018
Chef Ben was very patient and provided a lot of information in a fun way.
Knife Skills
Reviewed by Nicole S. on 6/17/2018
The Chopping Block did not disappoint. The expert chefs (Pete and Maggie) were informative, engaging and had fun with the class. All while we learned valuable information that can be applied to our time in the kitchen. My daughter and I enjoyed our Knife Skills class and we are looking forward to scheduling another, different class to continue the fun and learning! Thank you.
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The Chopping Block at the Mart

Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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