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 kitchen. Also, professional chefs wear a uniform known as chef whites.
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.