We are honored to have sharpened a knife today for Chef Mat Brannan, to use at the 2016 S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition next week. He is a student in the Culinary Arts Program at the Southern Maine Community College.
Good Luck Mat
The 2015 S.Pellegrino® Almost Famous Chef® Competition hosts over 40 of the leading culinary schools across the U.S. in a spirited cooking competition that spotlights the best and brightest. Designed as a mentorship program, culinary students will compete before the food media, distinguished guests and renowned chefs at regional competitions in January and February. The regional winners move on to the final competition in March in Napa Valley, California, where they will compete for the coveted S.Pellegrino® Almost Famous Chef title and a one-year paid apprenticeship with a celebrity chef from our panel.
Our knife sharpening machine has a wet wheel. It turns slowly in water bath which keeps the metal on your knife cool. No sparks are put off and it is perfectly safe. It will not ruin the temper of the metal. This is how knives are manufactured . Knives have been sharpened this way for hundreds of years.
My process should not be confused with grinding on a dry wheel.
If you have any questions about this feel free to contact me.