A photo of Willie van Niekerk - a maker of handmade-knives in Auckland, New-Zealand wearing a Hunting and Fishing jacket and sharpening a knife on a whetstone

Knife Sharpening Class with Willie van Niekerk at Gault’s Deli, Saturday 24th of August

Total Seats: 10 (10 Left:)

Date and Time:

August 24, 2024 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Class Location:

Gaults Deli, 3 Hannigan Drive, Auckland, 1072, New Zealand

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Knife Sharpening Class with Willie van Niekerk at Gault’s Deli

Join us for an immersive knife sharpening experience with expert Willie van Niekerk at Gault’s Deli. Learn the traditional art of knife sharpening using a Japanese whetstone and bring your knives back to their sharp, functional best. And while you’re perfecting your technique, enjoy delicious pizzas made by Simon Gault.
Event Details:
Date: Saturday, 24th of August 
Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
Price: $80.00 per person
Location: Gault’s Deli, 3 Hannigan Drive, St Johns, Auckland (Plenty of Free Parking!)
Master the Art of:
  • Knife Sharpening Techniques: Under Willie’s personalised tuition, you’ll learn how to use a Japanese whetstone (1000/6000 grit) to sharpen your knives effectively. Bring your whetstones and a few of your own knives to practice during the class.
  • If you need a whetstone, you can pre-purchase one for $90.00 to use in the class and take home.
Special Features:
  • Personalised Instruction: With only 10 seats available, this class ensures a personalised learning environment where you can receive direct guidance from Willie.
  • Culinary Delight: While you sharpen your knives, enjoy delicious pizzas cooked by Simon Gault in the background.
  • Premium Equipment: Pre-purchase a whetstone, for $90 to use in the class and take home if you don’t already have one.
  • Exclusive Opportunity: Attendees will also have the chance to purchase a handmade knife from Willie, adding a unique piece to your kitchen collection.
What to Bring:
  • Your own whetstones (if you have them)
  • A few knives to practice on
  • Something to wrap your blades in for safe transportation home
Why Attend?
  • Enhance Your Culinary Skills: There’s nothing like using a sharp knife in the kitchen to improve your cooking experience.
  • Learn from the Best: Benefit from Willie’s expertise and Simon’s culinary touch.
  • Enjoy Great Food: Nibble on freshly made cheesy, black garlic pizzas while honing your knife sharpening skills.
Ticketing Information:Tickets are non-refundable but transferable to another person for this specific class.
Reserve your spot today! Don’t miss this chance to improve your kitchen skills and enjoy an evening of learning, food, and fun at Gault’s Deli.


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