Learning how to properly wield a knife in the kitchen can make all the difference between a full-flavoured, beautifully presented dish and, well, a choppy, bloody one. Ultimately it’s taste that matters most, but you also want something nice to look at, right? So if you want to slice like a pro, you’re going to need to master these handy-dandy tips and you’ll be a kitchen ninja in no time.
BuzzFeed went to Anthony Cotroneo, executive chef of the Palm Restaurant in Los Angeles, and he showed off his skills so you, too, can slice, dice, julienne and chiffonade like a pro.
Check out the video, above.