Knife Skills – Cutting Melons

There has been a lot of reports about cross-contamination and toxins in melons, but in the end it comes down to the proper preparation and correct way of cutting the melon. In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Thomas demonstrates how to cut a watermelon and cantaloupe correctly for your health and safety.

Put your knife skills to use by learning the proper way to cut melons.  To begin, wash the melon thoroughly and scrub it if necessary. Next, sanitize your cutting board and knife. Then get to cutting with Chef  Thomas and learn the quickest and safest way to cut a watermelon and cantaloupe in order to prevent cross-contamination in your kitchen.

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