Chef Garnish Culinary Art
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Fruit and Vegetable Sculpting DVD Video
I show how to do 23 different fruit and vegetable carving pieces to WOW your clients! Use as a teaching aid for your students or staff.


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One Year Online Membership
Members-only access to instructional video clips on fruit and vegetable carving. Also, photos that will kick start your creativity and carving patterns not otherwise available. Rate of $24.00 US entitles members access to these exclusive learning opportunities. Updated quarterly.

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Diamond Taper Sharpener
The perfect tool for sharpening your U/V cutters as well as the serrated U cutters!



Set of six U and V cutters
Highest quality UV cutters for fruit and vegetable carving. Stainless steel construction. Will not bend when pressure is applied like other sets on the market! These tools can be sharpened with the Buck Diamond Taper Sharpener.


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Serrated U Knives set of 4 pieces
Set of 4 serrated U cutters for making intricate designs similar to the u and v cutters.


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Deba-style flexible Thai Knife
11' overall length, blade is 6 3/8' long. Great for peeling large melons, as well as making VERY THIN SLICES on various items. Especially great for tomatoes! Its thin blade is very easy to keep sharp. At this price, buy two!


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Custom plane-style Knife for melon peeling
Have found this new one with the PERFECT angle for peeling the small, personal watermelons without having to make a first cut. Keeps them perfectly smooth and round!!!


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Thai-style wooden knife with cover
Wooden handeled knife is 5 7/8 " overall length with a blade of 2".


Thai Laquered Detail knife
Detail knife is 6-7/16" overall length with a blade of 1-3/4". VERY SHARP and VERY FLEXIBLE. NOT reccommended for beginners !!


Expanded World of Sculpting DVD
94 minutes of new and unusual fruit and vegetable carving techniques. Covers 11 new pieces as well as an
in-depth view of the tools and their uses. This is a follow-up to the first Fruit and Vegetable Sculpting DVD. A must have for your continuation in this field!!


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Playing with your Food DVD
94 minutes of Thai techniques with animal, rose, and candle ideas interwoven. You will really get inspired and excited when you view these !!

$24.95 plus shipping


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Handmade Inverted Thai Knife
Handmade Thai knife with carved design. Screw-type, handle length@ 4.5 inches, blade length@ 2.1 inches and overall attached length@ 6.6 inches. I love mine !! You will too !!

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Double bladed Thai Carving Knife
Screw top double blade Thai knife. Handmade and VERY SHARP !! Takes the place of two knives !! Overall length closed is 7.5 inches. Blade lengths are 1.75 and 2 inch respectively.

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U 2V cutter
German made u double v cutter. VERY SHARP and easy to maintain. 6 inch overall length.

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Set of three, HD dvd's
Complete set of all 3 Dare To Cook, Food Carving Artistry with Chef Ray Duey. The Basics, Advanced Techniques & Ultimate Creations.

Forget what they say about not playing with food -- or knives. Certified Executive Chef Ray Duey does both, and the results are unexpected. A turnip turns into a daisy, an eggplant into a leaf, a cantaloupe into a star and a tomato into a rose. This Far Eastern culinary art is spreading from cruise ships to hotels, country clubs, restaurants and homes. "Why should you pay for a florist when your food can speak for itself?" Ray Duey, the high-profile, in-demand culinary artist is always on the move.  Despite never having artistic inclinations as a child, Duey has risen to become one of the premier culinary artists in the US. He has been featured on the Food Network, invited to the White House & is a certified chef through the American Culinary Federation. Duey, a certified executive chef and member of ACF California Capital Chefs Association, has spent the last two decades developing his skill and creating fruit-and-vegetable carvings for weddings, events, classes and seminars. In 2004, he opened Chef Ray Presents, where he teaches the specialized art form to a wide variety of professionals across the United States. Duey has received numerous awards in national and international competitions.

In the Basics program Chef Ray Duey, CEC starts with the basics, from explaining tools & proper tool handling and techniques to create a myriad of fun vegetable & fruit decorative creations, including: Root Flowers, Radish & Peach Flowers, Bell Pepper Poinsettias, Apple Luminary, Leek Chrysanthemums, Layered Cantaloupe, Zucchini Flowers, Cantaloupe Flowers, Squash Whimsey (Bird), Pineapple Rose & Christmas Tree, Banana Dolphin, Butternut Squash Staircase & Pear Porcupine. Create a stunning centerpiece using most of the items carved in this in this program.

In the Advanced Techniques program Chef Ray Duey picks up where "The Basics" left off with teaching more advanced carving techniques. He gives in depth instruction on how to create: Apple Turtles, Turkeys, Swans & Butterflies, Garnishes made of Mushrooms, Zucchini & Tomatoes, Fennel Calla Lilies, Potato Roses, Thai Honeydew Techniques, Japanese Watermelon Lantern, Honeydew Roses, Thai Praline Leaves all resulting in an impressive centerpiece using most of the items carved in this program.

In Ultimate Creations, Chef Ray Duey, The consummate performer, gets into the intricate details of the ultimate creations: Fun with Carrots, Rutabaga Ginger Flowers, Tuscan Cantaloupe, Cucumber Lobster, Turnip Flowers, Layered Turnip, Reversed Watermelon, Watermelon Outside In, Papaya Vase, Canary Melon Geometric Patterns, Chef Ray's Cut & Paste... The Ultimate Centerpiece! 3 DVD collection. 303 minutes.


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Single Thai Knife
Single Wooden Handled Thai Knife
6 1/8 inches overall length, 2 inch blade length. Stainless steel blade, fairly rigid. Designed for harder vegetables and outer rind fruits. $13.95


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Wide serrated tool
Nice and VERY sharp.

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Loop tool
Perfect for making the apple lanterns!! Great for hollowing out a zucchini and cucumber.

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Three piece set
A great way to save by getting all three together.

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Mini-Loop Tools
Set of three, German made mini loop tools. Perfect for surface shaving and pumpkin sculpting! 4.75 inches in length and the loop openings are 1/16, 2//16, and 3/16 inches.


Carving tool set
7 piece tool set in a cloth knife wrap with a diamond stone sharpener. Contains 2 serrated u cutters, a serrated v cutter, a plain u cutter, and 2 v cutters. In addition a flexible, inverted Thai knife. Great for beginners as well as seasoned veteran carvers!!!

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Micro-loop/V cutter
6.5 inch long Chinese-made micro-loop/V tool. perfect for melon and pumpkin shaving!!

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