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Brendan McDermott

Complete Knife Skills

with Brendan McDermott
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Complete Knife Skills

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35 Responses to “Complete Knife Skills”
  1. Michael Turner
    Michael Turner

    This was a really really clear class. Hats off to Brendan – made me sign up 😅

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  2. Chimere Bray
    Chimere Bray

    As a current culinary student, I thoroughly enjoyed the refresher of the many knife cuts as well as some new ways to easily and quickly cut foods. I did, however, have to refresh my screen to gain access to the PDF for the course, but it wasn’t a big deal. I hope Chef Brendan teaches more culinary classes in the future.

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  3. Don
    Don

    This class can’t be viewed on a TV set using the Roku interface even though it is a free class. I have the one year subscription and I tried viewing it both logged off and logged on and it didn’t make a difference. Just won’t work on Roku. I am able to view the class on a PC. My wife wanted to watch it on the TV set while working out. Please have the computer staff fix this issue in addition to the problem with the .pdf file not being accessible.

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  4. Kristina Schroeder
    Kristina Schroeder

    Hi Brendan! Can you please share some tips on purchasing a honing rod? Any specific brands, details to look for, etc?

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hello Kristina

      Thank you for contacting us. I am sorry that you are experiencing technical difficulties with: Bonus Materials.

      We are aware of the issue and working on a resolution to get this resolved as quickly as possible. I apologize for the inconvenience.

      If you have any other questions, please email or contact Customer Service at 888-891-7203.

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  5. Mmedara Affia
    Mmedara Affia

    I enjoyed this course so much. His sense of humour is remarkable. I am terrible at kniving so this is a great solution to my culinary life. Mucho gracias maestro.

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  6. Donald Jones
    Donald Jones

    I have a one year subscription that is supposed to let me watch any class on Craftsy and I’ve been able to open the the .pdf for every class I’ve gone through so far, EXCEPT for this one. When I try to view it, I get a message that I need to purchase the class to see it, even though I’m logged in, have refreshed the screen, and I am able to watch any of the lectures for the class. It looks to me like the security on the file needs to be changed to give access to subscribers.

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  7. Norman Mockford
    Norman Mockford

    Why is the Complete Knife Skills
    Bonus materials available after purchase not available it says it is free ?

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hello Marco. I am sorry you are having trouble viewing the bonus materials. Please be sure you are logged into your account. Please try doing a hard refresh or using a different browser. If you are still having trouble with the download please give our customer service team a call at 1-888-891-7203.
      Jean
      Craftsy

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  8. Gayle
    Gayle

    Great info and Brendan has a nice teaching style. Where can I get the pdf? The download link doesn’t work.

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  9. wans60@icloud.com
    wans60@icloud.com

    Great class. Very informative. So many facts and tips. Really enjoyed it. Now I just have to put it into practice. Thank you.

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  10. Patricia
    Patricia

    Hello Brendan, my husband and I are enjoying your knife skills class. We would like to purchase a knife with the serrated edge that you used. In our search we haven’t found one that is as long as yours with the rounded edge. Is there an internet site that you know of for this item?

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    • Brendan McDermott
      Brendan McDermott

      Patricia! Thank you for watching. The serrated I use and recommend is Messermeister. You will be able to find their knives on their site.

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    • Mmedara Affia
      Mmedara Affia

      That stock pile ends up being something no one has ever tasted. Crazy.

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    • Customer Service
      Customer Service

      Hello Elizabeth,

      I have included troubleshooting instructions below for you to try.
      If you are using a mobile device, please delete your internet history. To clear your cache, please click the link below and select the appropriate browser:
      http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser's-Cache
      If you are using a computer, please attempt a hard refresh of your browser by pressing and holding Ctrl + F5 on your keyboard.
      If you are on a Mac, please attempt a hard refresh of your browser by holding ⇧ Shift and click the Reload button. Or, hold down ⌘ Cmd and ⇧ Shift key and then press R.

      Let us know if you have any other questions.

      Thank you!

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  11. Earline
    Earline

    I enjoyed the knife course. What is the knife set instructor was using or can he recommend a set of knives to buy

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