The Best Chef Knives And Kitchen Equipment
A description of the best chef knives and kitchen equipment all chefs will need to work in any busy professional kitchens.
The Best Chef Knives and Kitchen Equipment ALL Professional Chefs Use
The Chef Knife Roll
A knife roll is used to keep your knives and personal utensils safe, they are a safe way of transporting knives. Also this is an essential piece of equipment for every chef.
The Essential Best Knives To Work With As A Professional Chef
Great quality knives are CRUCIAL to the smooth running of all kitchens
The main types of knives all chefs will need in a professional kitchen:
Chefs Knife A main knife used for day to day work;
Serrated knives A very useful knife adaptable for many jobs, used mainly in cake baking;
Filleting knives An essential knife for working with fish;
Carving knife A knife used for the carving of meats;
Carving fork Used in conjunction with the carving knife, to hold the meat steady;
Boning knife An essential knife used for the boning of meats.
Sharpening steels – Honing steel – Diamond steel
Sharpening steels are an essential piece of equipment. Furthermore the steels will keep all knives sharp with the honing steel giving a honed finish and the diamond steel giving a refined sharpness to any knife.
Personal Tools And Equipment
The main personal tools that chefs need to work in a professional kitchen along with a concise description.
Peelers A tool in any kitchen for the peeling of fruit and vegetables;
Palette knives Can be used for many jobs, primarily used by the pastry chef;
Turner/fish slice An essential tool for every chef used for the turning of foods;
Temperature probes Used to cook foods to exacting temperatures;
Micro plane Needed for the grating of ingredients including citrus zest;
Pin boners An essential tool that removes small bones in fish;
Scissors A good pair of scissors are highly recommended.