Bouillon Cubes Will Get You Through Quarantine

Stocks obviously taste great from scratch, but not everyone has that luxury. That is where bouillon cubes come in! Millions of people are suffering from boredom, and with the need to feed yourself many people are spending their quarantine time in the kitchen. Nothing will ever replace the flavor of something from scratch, but bouillon…

Easter Dinner to-go

This Easter is a bit weird. Self-isolating without your family and friend may make this weekend go by a little slower than usual. It’s also very weird and concerning for restaurant owners and operators. Going from a traditional dine-in establishment to 100% take out or delivery is a bit of change. This Easter presents a…

What Sets CCI Products Apart From Other Brands

CCI takes pride in our material quality and rigorous manufacturing process to create professional high quality tools for chefs, students and the everyday chef. In fact, CCI is one of the few brands that are permitted to say that our raw products are “Made in Solingen”. Solingen Germany is the steel manufacturing capital of the…

Proper Care and Cleaning of High Quality Knives

CCI makes high quality professional knives that require quality care and cleaning. By providing your knives with proper care; your knives should last a life time and then some! Take a look below for some tips! Washing: Carefully wash knives, by hand, immediately after use. Wash with mild dishwashing detergent, warm water and a cloth….

How do I keep my knives sharp?

This question is asked more frequently than you think. How do I keep my knives sharp? and what is the correct way to sharpen them? It’s only natural that all knives will eventually lose their original edge. High quality professional knives are an investment for a life time and should therefore be treated with extra…

Which Knife to Use: Fish

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Chopping and Dicing

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Carving and Portioning

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Small Intricate Cuts

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Top 5 Recipes for National Grilled Cheese Day

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day, and what a day it is! Who doesn’t love a warm, crispy, gooey grilled cheese sandwich? The masterpiece known as the grilled cheese sandwich is more than just a slice of cheese tucked between two pieces of bread! These sandwiches can be works of delicious art. We’re going to go…

Sharpening Steels Explained

No matter what you’re planning on cooking it’s important that your quality knife is properly sharpened. A properly sharpened knife makes it easier to cut and makes the whole preparation process smoother and more importantly, safe. A sharpening steel works on a very fundamental principle. Quite simply, it provides a grinding surface which is harder…

Do’s and Don’ts of Knife Safety!

Cuts and lacerations are some of the most common injuries reported in restaurants and kitchen. These types of injuries can be reduced by implementing some simple strategies. Nobody likes a side of fingers with their salad! Strategies when not handling a knife. • After using a knife, clean it immediately and put it away •…