4 Levels of French Fries: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

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  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of french fries. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which fries were the best?

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  • Dejojo Joey
    Dejojo Joey  1 hours back

    I can't be the only one who use the precut/frozen/ store bought/ ready to fried french fries can i ??

    • FKA
      FKA  1 hours back

      As a French person, I feel insulted by all 3 of them.

      • harshitha vadlapudi
        harshitha vadlapudi  2 hours back

        Hit for a Indian spice,, turmeric 🤗

        • shashank kumar
          shashank kumar  3 hours back

          osmosis????
          after all she is indian.

          • jwelly bweans
            jwelly bweans  4 hours back

            I like level 1 & 2.. level 3 looks awful and alien, don't need to complicate it!!

            • jwelly bweans
              jwelly bweans  4 hours back

              I'm confused with how they did the editing :(

              • IGORGPARK
                IGORGPARK  5 hours back

                One week tô Cook some fries? No way

                • Steven Wang
                  Steven Wang  5 hours back

                  Imagine your parents named you spinach lmao.

                  • Xiofo XOX
                    Xiofo XOX  6 hours back

                    This is the 1st time I've seen the food chef seem to prefer the level 1 item

                    • TwinDeathScythe -
                      TwinDeathScythe -  6 hours back

                      Now i know why this video took one week.






                      Im looking at you level 3 chef

                      • Black Mask
                        Black Mask  6 hours back

                        the food scientist looks like female version of Draco Malfoy

                        • Amber K
                          Amber K  8 hours back

                          Yeahhh....... i will stick with my deep fryer

                          • Nyxian_Wolfi3X
                            Nyxian_Wolfi3X  10 hours back

                            Lv. 3 chef was the only one who put the sauce on the side. It makes sense -and it's the right thing- because you don't want your fries to get soggy AND sometimes it forces you to use a fork because the sauce we'll get on your hands.

                            • ISA103
                              ISA103  10 hours back

                              All of the fries looked great, but thb I would prefer level 1 fries the best

                              • beauty spill
                                beauty spill  11 hours back

                                Me on a restaurant: hey can I get the cheese french fries?
                                Waiter: sorry just apple sauce
                                Me:. . . .

                                • Grave
                                  Grave  11 hours back

                                  The fact that I would rather have the lvl 1 fries especially over the lvl 3 fries is a bit worrying. French fries and apple sauce do not go together

                                  • Blue Team
                                    Blue Team  12 hours back

                                    Idk what happened but the editing on this video is so fast paced that I think I might have a seizure

                                    • Rose
                                      Rose  13 hours back

                                      ok but why does level 1 fries look the best?

                                      • Luna
                                        Luna  13 hours back

                                        it's really cute when they try their own food and are always happy and proud with the result :D

                                        • Lewis Maddock
                                          Lewis Maddock  14 hours back

                                          First of all the only acceptable condiment for french fries is mayonnaise, and they come fom belgium.

                                          • Eduardo Muntaner Garcia
                                            Eduardo Muntaner Garcia  14 hours back

                                            Can you make all the chef's try ALL the fries? I'm pretty sure none of them are gonna say what they made tastes bad.

                                            • straitpepperdiet
                                              straitpepperdiet  15 hours back

                                              I love potato

                                              • Nilesh Madake
                                                Nilesh Madake  15 hours back

                                                I don't the the point. Everyone's fries are going to come out with same texture and color.

                                                • Logan James
                                                  Logan James  15 hours back

                                                  Wh wants apple sauce on fries

                                                  • Petteri Taro
                                                    Petteri Taro  15 hours back

                                                    How do we know that the level 3 chef is a professional?

                                                    She knows that you put the sauce next to the fries as a dip, and doesn't pour it all on top of the fries.

                                                    • VARUN DIVIT
                                                      VARUN DIVIT  15 hours back

                                                      Let me explain what osmosis is,if u adding that much salt to the brine the the water comes out from the potatoes,the salt doesn’t go into the potatoes 😂😂

                                                      • Maha Noor
                                                        Maha Noor  15 hours back

                                                        This episode probably has the nicest Level 3 chef

                                                        • twisted pivoter
                                                          twisted pivoter  17 hours back

                                                          When will you guys understand they're belgian and not french fries xD ?

                                                          • Gottkönig Adonis
                                                            Gottkönig Adonis  17 hours back

                                                            its always confusing to me too see negros with trisomy 21 at least she looks happy :D

                                                            • Rebecca Garbi
                                                              Rebecca Garbi  18 hours back

                                                              I don't like the food scientist she acts dead

                                                              • rehctacria
                                                                rehctacria  18 hours back

                                                                They are using a carrot peeler, no wonder it’s awful

                                                                • fReShAvOcADo Swagg
                                                                  fReShAvOcADo Swagg  18 hours back

                                                                  They always say im #### and I am level 1 chef, I'm #### and I'm a level 2 chef and I'm #### AND I've been a chef for ## years...

                                                                  • Akis Kapouros
                                                                    Akis Kapouros  18 hours back

                                                                    Wash them cut them throw them on hot oil take them out and put salt..... Jesus with all that

                                                                    • Rekha AGD
                                                                      Rekha AGD  18 hours back

                                                                      I love her , food scientist i mean. 😍

                                                                      • MayaAngelou1
                                                                        MayaAngelou1  18 hours back

                                                                        Oh I see, I guess I am a -1 level chef for JUST DEEP FRYING NORMAL FROZEN FRIES FROM THE STORE AND EATING THEM WITH KETCHUP !!!

                                                                        • Samara keru
                                                                          Samara keru  19 hours back

                                                                          Who takes a week making some fries🤔🤔🤔

                                                                          • Lulu Ang
                                                                            Lulu Ang  19 hours back

                                                                            Palak is 😍

                                                                            • Rahhmi
                                                                              Rahhmi  19 hours back

                                                                              I'm not really into this and I love Fries... .....Why's there a 12 year old food critic at the end? gimmie some old fat dude.

                                                                              • Jaxon Stroyke
                                                                                Jaxon Stroyke  19 hours back

                                                                                I love the level 2 home cook chef

                                                                                • Cdgame
                                                                                  Cdgame  20 hours back

                                                                                  What's the point of level 3 she talks like we are idiots

                                                                                  • L V
                                                                                    L V  20 hours back

                                                                                    Just call it cheese sauce, it doesn't make you look cooler calling it "queso". It comes out as snobby an basic imo

                                                                                    • Patrick Cuenco
                                                                                      Patrick Cuenco  20 hours back

                                                                                      Palak deserve a segment of her own

                                                                                      • Boris Janssens
                                                                                        Boris Janssens  20 hours back

                                                                                        screams in belgian

                                                                                        • Jordo619
                                                                                          Jordo619  20 hours back

                                                                                          Boiling french fries... why.. unnecessary.. just deep fry them. If you want to do it the proper way, fry them at a low temp to cook them, take them out, let them cool, then put them back in on a high temp to crisp them

                                                                                          • Dragon RA Open
                                                                                            Dragon RA Open  20 hours back

                                                                                            Dude. Just put salt and give me that god damn

                                                                                            • Thisislameletmein
                                                                                              Thisislameletmein  21 hours back

                                                                                              No one believes this 12 year old reading a cue card is a food scientist.

                                                                                              • Amree Amree
                                                                                                Amree Amree  22 hours back

                                                                                                At the end they should make the chefs taste each others food to compare, that would be super fun to watch

                                                                                                • Ujjwal Talwar
                                                                                                  Ujjwal Talwar  22 hours back

                                                                                                  Level 2 chef all the way!