4 Levels of Omelets: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

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We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of an omelet. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which omelet was the best?
Check out the professional's recipe here on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/french-omelet-recipe
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4 Levels of Omelets: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

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May 21, 2019




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apos33 2 minutes ago
..and where is expert?
Green4CloveR 40 minutes ago
Level 3 would cost me $40 to make :/
prozerbak Hour ago
Would choose 2
armor power
armor power Hour ago
I would rather eat level ones then the other 2 like level 3 barely even looks like a true ommelette
Bobbobbymike 2 hours ago
C'est cool mais c'est pas des omelettes
zensunni 4 hours ago
Very disappointed that the professional didn't leave the omelette alone to cook on one side, then pan flip it to cook the other evenly before filling.
Kali_Mari 4 hours ago
Barb's omelet kinda looked like an old burrito I'm not gonna lie
The Lollipop
The Lollipop 7 hours ago
Is it just me or does the food scientist look a little bit young? No hate she just looks a teensie bit like a teen
LordMinatoGaming 8 hours ago
I always prefer Lorenzo when it comes to these videos. Idk what it is but what he does just sounds like a better way to cook than what the Lvl 3 does making it very complicated most of the time lol
Exotic_ Dummy
Exotic_ Dummy 9 hours ago
The home cook is still the best looking though
Cassie De Pecol
Cassie De Pecol 9 hours ago
I'm surprised no one, especially the level 3, put cream or milk into their egg mixture. Adds so much more body and fluffiness.
Craig Hocker
Craig Hocker 11 hours ago
WTF?! The level 3 is just doing scrambled eggs. Lol. That’s not an omelette. Kudos to the Home Cook. The only thing the food scientist added was yes, an omelette is when you mix in a little whole milk, and whip that up. Hard cheeses are fine because they will melt when you rest the omelet after taking it of the heat.
knapton118 12 hours ago
Why she have one eye lower than the other?
Joshy 12 hours ago
The level 1 looked as good as 2 or 3, except for her fillings. I need me some cheese in my omelet and no thanks to the peppers. 1 and 2 looked better then 3 to me. I like my omelets browned.
Johan Jonasson
Johan Jonasson 13 hours ago
That piping bag added zero benefits it seems.
Bruderschaft von Nod TV
My omletts usually contain no filling. To be honest, it's just scrambled egg with a bit of milk and salt.
Monkeydann 2004
Monkeydann 2004 13 hours ago
At this point I only come for Lorenzo.
edcorners 14 hours ago
eggs with WATER = level 0 chef
RegularDude 14 hours ago
lvl 3 chef does it for me this time the goatcheese mushroom mix is probably overkill in terms of flavor
Sadamitsu Nakatani
Sadamitsu Nakatani 15 hours ago
adding water is necessary! and after you put eggs on the pan don't mix them anymore!
Gwahir 15 hours ago
level 2 always looks the nicest by far
keck321 15 hours ago
Now can we see a French chef make a proper French omlette??? I thought it was funny when a chef says she uses two hands to "separate" the eggs, then does not separate them,,, OH and she wanted the eggs to be homogonized... LMAO!!!
Norbert 15 hours ago
Lorenzo wins
ankra12 15 hours ago
Why ruin a perfectly good omelet with mushroms 😝 The level 3 omelet looks more like scrambled eggs.
anthony adams
anthony adams 16 hours ago
Just different ways to skin a cat. They all taste pretty much the same.
Alpesh Chaudhari
Alpesh Chaudhari 16 hours ago
must be level 3 out of 30
tobarstep 18 hours ago
Going by these standards, Jacques Pepin is a level 2 chef.
Mike Norris
Mike Norris 18 hours ago
Level 3, I understand you went to school for this but you try too hard... Yours was way too green, no one ever just eats mushrooms and goat cheese, and really a piping bag? That isn't even breakfast, and with how you made it it can barely be called an omelette, it's more of a pan fried keesh you filled with dinner ingredients that wishes it was an omelette. Not saying you are a bad cook, I'm saying try not to be so pretentious, it was just breakfast.
Suarge the Shaman
Suarge the Shaman 20 hours ago
Imagine scientists still talking in Fahrenheit in 2019, yeah pretty weird.
davy jonathan
davy jonathan 20 hours ago
I love Level 2 Omelet....
IGGS 🇬🇭 22 hours ago
Did the pro add anything to her eggs? (Water milk etc)?
FlowPublican 22 hours ago
4 subscribers in 2 boring vids
to be honest i like emilys
Dominate NG
Dominate NG Day ago
I watched this while eating oatmeal. Mixed fillings §
kl X
kl X Day ago
real PRO level: usvid.net/video/video-X1XoCQm5JSQ.html
Imon Banerjee
The video should really be titled, "How to not make an omelette" One of my rare dislikes
Everything Under The Sun
I like the 2nd one better
alexthe8t Day ago
Lurenzo asking who doesn't like bacon me answering vegin vegetarians pescaterians and my self even though I eat all outher meat from pig expect bacon
Deivide Moreira
Fisk's Omelet in Netflix Daredevil is lvl 5.
Jade Day ago
I would honestly eat Lorenzo's lmao Also this was very cool because they never said anybody did anything wrong just explained what that changed about the omelette!
Henry Lu
Henry Lu Day ago
Hate to say but the pro chef's Omelet looks like garbage.
Carlos Martínez
Honestly looks more delicious the omelet cooked by the level 1 girl
Diggie Diggie
Anyways it will all look and smell the same at the end of the line.
jay dietrich
jay dietrich Day ago
Real chefs use duck or goose eggs. Keep trying, you will get there!
Christopher Gomez
I have never seen a woman with such a strong jawline
arroc Day ago
Ulises acuña bianchi
Eric Sompasong
Level 2 is the best
Jiegornaut Day ago
this is my first time seeing someone put water to beat eggs. disgusting.
Ganta Kanata
Ganta Kanata Day ago
guys can i get a *generous* amount of likes for this comment ?
Sabris Day ago
Take the ketchup away from Emily!!!!!
Jason Lieberman
I'll take all of the above.
AllieCat Day ago
I think it would be cool if the chefs were to try each other's omelets!
Michael Nelsen
Every one of these is so very wrong.
M Elly
M Elly Day ago
Why not have all three chefs make the same diner style omelet so you could see what technique a level 3 chef could add to what is being done?
Eviedorkin.x Day ago
i’m EXTREMELY surprised Emily didn’t put ketchup on her omelette
Potato Bag
Potato Bag Day ago
ama lv 99 chef niiiiiibbbbbbba.....
Tmk777 Day ago
Take my word for it, "omelets" taste much better when they are spelled correctly as OMELETTE.
Literally Someone
Literally Someone 22 minutes ago
You can spell it either way look it up
Minnie Mouse
Minnie Mouse Day ago
The level 3 chef’s W filling looks like bird poop
Minnie Mouse
Minnie Mouse Day ago
Am I the only one that hates when people say ‘erbs’ instead of ‘herbs’
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