FOUR News | Making the right ‘CUT!’

31 Mar 2016
2 min read
Ever asked yourself how do I cut different food products correctly? or Why are there over 20 different types of knives? Well these are just two of the questions addressed in the new book, ‘CUT!’ from expert knife manufacturer Friedr. Dick…
A cut above the rest

CUT! For professionals and ambitious amateur chefs is available now from Friedr. Dick. The correct usage and operation of the individual knives, in combination with the different food products, are demonstrated in this book through over 90 different cutting techniques. The book is filled with all theinformation about knives and cutting you could ever ask for.The most important applications are also available as videos. The videos can be sourced and viewed on a Smartphone or tablet PC by scanning the corresponding QR code. Selected recipes from two star Chef Sebastian Frank complete CUT! and leave no questions unanswered.

The skill of a chef lies in their preparation. This is best accomplished using sharp knives and with correctly executed cutting techniques. This is not just a question of technique. The care of the knives, the sharpening methods and safety while cutting are also important factors when working with knives. Cutting and sharpening shape the world of Friedr. Dick GmbH & Co. KG. Born out of a love for cooking and based on centuries of experience, Friedr. Dick has created an immense range of knives and associated products. The combination of innovative production methods and traditional know-how result in high-quality products for all lovers of good cooking practices.

“Our mission at Friedr. Dick is that everyone should have fun cooking, during preparation and when using our knives, irrespective of whether they are a trainee, professional or an ambitious amateur chef. With this book, our aim is to create the definitive publication on the topic of “Correct cutting / Correct cutting techniques”, which has not previously existed in this format. We are offering practical support and a reference manual covering the subject of cutting.”

CUT! is also available as an App for mobile devices such as Smartphones and tablet PCs, so that it can be used when you are on the go. The App contains 50 videos about different food products and cutting techniques including a short description of each of them, as well as useful information about knives and their care. You will also find 12 selected recipes from star Chef Sebastian Frank.

CUT! will be available in German and English at specialty bookshops or online at for just €19.90. The App is available for iPhone/iPad and Android devices and can be downloaded for €2.99 from the iTunes Store or the Google Play Store.

Friedr. Dick is the only manufacturer worldwide who offers a complete range of knives, sharpening steels, ancillary items for chefs and butchers as well as grinding machines. The long-standing tradition and experience of manufacturing products for chefs and butchers allow a continuous development of innovative products. Input from customers, especially end-users and our employees’ own ideas are converted into high quality products.

Friedr. Dick GmbH & Co. KG

Esslinger Str. 4-10

73779 Deizisau

+49 (0)7153 / 8 17 – 0