Ice Carving 101

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-30
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Entering the dramatic world of ice carving has never been easier with this introductory guide. Designed with flexibility in mind, the guide focuses on the fundamentals of the tools, composition of ice, carving skills and preparation using a systematic, step-by-step approach. Over 300 instructional photographs support each step and clearly illustrate techniques and procedures. Available in two versions, this guide is a simple way to round out the curriculum and teach new culinary students this career building skill. Ideal for a one, two or three-day format, students will learn how to approach the block with confidence and learn all aspects of carving from idea to a finished, three-dimensional piece. Anyone in Buffet or Catering.

Table of Contents

The Professional Advantage
Composition ofIce
The Art and Science of Sculpture
Tools of the Trade
Template Design Technique
Preparing the Carving Area
Ice Transportation, Block Preparation, and Chain Saw Basics
Application of the Template
The Large CutsCarving theSecond Dimension
Carving theThird Dimension
Rounding and Shaping
The Finishing Touches
Storage and Display
Advanced Skills
Additional Designs
Design Template Diagrams
Sources for Tools and Supplies
Industry Organizations
Glossary of Terms
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