How To Use A Knife

Using a knife like a professional chef is like playing the violin. It takes time and practice, but the first step is getting the hand-positioning right. So what does it take to get really skilled – fast enough to join the ranks of top chefs like Tom Colicchio and Gordon Ramsey?


When I was going through culinary school, mastering my knife skills was one of the most important things to me besides cooking delicious, beautiful food. But my classmate and partner for some of the team exercises, Reverend David Adamavich, took knife skills to a whole new level.