For courses in Basic Culinary Skills, Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, Knife Skills and Non-Professional Basic Cooking Courses. Knife Skills for Chefs captures the experience and expertise of Christopher Day and reveals how to select, maintain and use knives in the professional kitchen. Endorsed by the American Culinary Federation (ACF), it contains step-by-step instructions and numerous four-color photographs that make techniques easy to understand and simple to follow. Comprehensive in coverage, the book contains chapters on history and production, knife selection, knife maintenance, basic knife cuts, simple garnishing techniques and knife sanitation, safety and storage. This text is an ideal reference that reinforces the artistry and skills that provide the foundation for a successful culinary career.Day, Christopher P. is the author of 'Knife Skills for Chefs ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131180185 and ISBN 0131180185.