Basic Kitchen Preparation Methods (DVD)

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Enhancing your employees’ kitchen skills increases productivity and most definitely improves food quality. The CIA’s Basic Kitchen Preparation DVD teaches the fundamental standards required to succeed in a professional kitchen while gaining a thorough knowledge of ingredients and flavors. (With English and Spanish Sub-Titles).

View a Sample Video Clip / Total DVD run time: 2+ hrs.

All chefs can benefit from improving their skills and increasing their production—and in this DVD, you’ll learn 30 fundamental culinary techniques guaranteed to help you do both. Basic Kitchen Preparation brings you both traditional and contemporary methods straight from the classrooms and kitchens of the CIA, including:

  • Vegetable Preparation—dicing and chopping, garlic and shallot roasting, and techniques using tomatoes, mushrooms, peppers, chiles, herbs, artichokes, and asparagus
  • Flavor Enhancers—mirepoix and matignon, bouquet garni and sachet d’epices, brines, barbecue, marinades, dry rubs, and clarifying butter
  • Ingredient Preparation and Handling—whipping cream and egg whites, rehydrating beans and fruits, folding, tempering, and pan-toasting

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