4 Levels of Pizza: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

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  • Published: 24 June 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of pizza. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which pizza was the best?


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Comments • 12 806

  • i snag over yew
    i snag over yew  1 hours back

    Let’s be honest, nobody actually watches level 4

    • Adam Cheren
      Adam Cheren  4 hours back

      Is it just me or does the food scientist look like a 12-year-old?

      • Josue Nunez
        Josue Nunez  4 hours back

        Is no one roasting the level 3 for making a hockey puck? Nope, too distracted by what a blessing Beth is.

        • Bianca Lauren
          Bianca Lauren  7 hours back

          Richie is a lucky man

          • Evelina Velykyte
            Evelina Velykyte  8 hours back

            "cook it for 3 minutes"
            pizza restaurants : you will have to wait for an hour ok

            • Kyler Kasper
              Kyler Kasper  8 hours back

              Beth’s is good

              • James Bak
                James Bak  9 hours back

                Level dude dont even make pizza. Get Mario Batali

                • [ R B L X ] Sneaqq
                  [ R B L X ] Sneaqq  10 hours back

                  b-but I like thin crust

                  • dasten123
                    dasten123  14 hours back

                    Not gonna mention the coal spots on the one pizza? lol

                    • lem0npeel
                      lem0npeel  14 hours back

                      10:51 and I Oop-

                      • Nef eril
                        Nef eril  20 hours back

                        yae... the burnt pizza really looks.... burnt?

                        • Joey Sal
                          Joey Sal  20 hours back

                          So.. What level i would be?... How would i know? Lol

                          • Santi G
                            Santi G  1 days back

                            Level 3: dinosaurs’ handmade this yeast in 600,000,000 BC

                            • Yan Hernandez
                              Yan Hernandez  1 days back

                              Lvl 1: Version of me saving money
                              Lvl 2: I’m making this pizza for my Richie so it better be delicious
                              Lvl 3: I’ve made pizza for the soldiers in the Roman Empire

                              • H0RD4K-SK3LET0R MUMM'R4-MEG4TR0N

                                🇮🇹🍕😋🇮🇹🍕😋🇮🇹🍕😋🇮🇹🍕😋🇮🇹🍕😋🇮🇹🍕😋

                                • otherbully
                                  otherbully  1 days back

                                  "I'm just gonna be Italian about it."

                                  • otherbully
                                    otherbully  1 days back

                                    "Let's spend money!"
                                    "Absolutely not." Lol

                                    • p gh
                                      p gh  1 days back

                                      Level 3 : F L A V O U R

                                      • Jane Anaele
                                        Jane Anaele  2 days back

                                        No one:

                                        Absolutely nobody:

                                        Level 3: FLAVOUR!!!!

                                        • Matteo Gazzola
                                          Matteo Gazzola  2 days back

                                          2:01 i'm italian, and "biga" it's a slang word to indicate a bike

                                          • yafet Tes
                                            yafet Tes  2 days back

                                            Ffs the level 3 chef has been working as a chef years before my parents were even born.

                                            • Lewis Morris
                                              Lewis Morris  2 days back

                                              Jesus I need to plan on eating pizza a week in advance if I want to do level 3s pizza recipe 😂

                                              • zero as in zero
                                                zero as in zero  2 days back

                                                How old is that food scientist?! She looks adorbs I can’t—

                                                • zero as in zero
                                                  zero as in zero  2 days back

                                                  How old is that food scientist?! She looks adorbs I can’t—

                                                  • TTS Godly Yt
                                                    TTS Godly Yt  2 days back

                                                    Stephens is actually a circle

                                                    • abby elizabeth
                                                      abby elizabeth  2 days back

                                                      Is no one gonna talk abt how Stephen spread out the tomato sauce w his hands??

                                                      • lildoc
                                                        lildoc  2 days back

                                                        Lmao! The expert chef burnt his pizza. I would send it back to the kitchen if I was his paying customer.

                                                        • Feeluck
                                                          Feeluck  2 days back

                                                          fermentation is a 'series of chemical reactions' ? excuse me? the yeast is digesting carbohydrates and thus creating co2 as leftovers (basically excretas)
                                                          yeast is a living aerobic fungus, thats why not place a yeast dough into the fridge, or use dried yeast, since most of yeast will stop digesting, or dies during the process of drying it.
                                                          fresh yeast is the only good solution to create a dough. you can get good results with fresh yeast within like 2 hours. no need for a 3 day dough.


                                                          however. this is NOT a chemical reaction. the yeast is doing all the work. fermentation is NEVER a chemical reaction.

                                                          • Feeluck
                                                            Feeluck  2 days back

                                                            a pro chef using dry yeast? i don't know about america, but over here in germany, you can guy fresh yeast cubes everywhere. doesn't take 3 days to make a good dough with fresh yeast

                                                            • christinapeter
                                                              christinapeter  2 days back

                                                              I wish they’d try each other’s recipes :/

                                                              • Lost Girl
                                                                Lost Girl  2 days back

                                                                I love his accent

                                                                • C
                                                                  C  2 days back

                                                                  Old chef lost me at sugar in tomato sauce. Bleh.

                                                                  • Pau C
                                                                    Pau C  2 days back

                                                                    I'm in love with level 3 chef.

                                                                    • YourBoyDom
                                                                      YourBoyDom  2 days back

                                                                      all of them are wrong, sorry guys.

                                                                      • Hummer
                                                                        Hummer  2 days back

                                                                        *Hi, I'm Digiorno, I'm a level 4.*

                                                                        • ISABELLA BERGMAN
                                                                          ISABELLA BERGMAN  3 days back

                                                                          Gloopy Gloo: A professional cooking term of when you add something to your pizza sauce. Example- When the show-off level 4 chef made his pizza sauce, he added a gloopy gloo of Worcestershire sauce.

                                                                          • Nianna Nightcore Uni
                                                                            Nianna Nightcore Uni  3 days back

                                                                            *Orders pizza after watching this video*
                                                                            God never made these hands for cooking 😂. I've even burnt water

                                                                            • disenchanted.forest
                                                                              disenchanted.forest  3 days back

                                                                              When Beth talked about her Mother in Law's sauce I nearly cried. What a beautiful woman!

                                                                              • nicholas williams
                                                                                nicholas williams  3 days back

                                                                                TLDR; The "level 3 expert" put Worcestershire sauce in his marinara sauce lmao

                                                                                • Dawn Gacha
                                                                                  Dawn Gacha  3 days back

                                                                                  why does the first one look the best for me?

                                                                                  • ColorlessAngelz
                                                                                    ColorlessAngelz  3 days back

                                                                                    Another instance of level one's looking the best, visually speaking.

                                                                                    • Shawn 4x42500
                                                                                      Shawn 4x42500  3 days back

                                                                                      I hope the host girl will start eating soon...

                                                                                      • Emily S
                                                                                        Emily S  3 days back

                                                                                        What did I do to anger level three chef why is he yelling at me

                                                                                        • Tayli Morgan
                                                                                          Tayli Morgan  3 days back

                                                                                          The accents in this video are wild

                                                                                          • Marcos Servin
                                                                                            Marcos Servin  3 days back

                                                                                            Level 3: FLAVOR

                                                                                            • Gameplays & Drawings
                                                                                              Gameplays & Drawings  3 days back

                                                                                              Italian Lesson:
                                                                                              RuCola not RuGola
                                                                                              The First sauce, after only Mozzarella
                                                                                              Bel Paese not Bel pais

                                                                                              • J Ke
                                                                                                J Ke  4 days back

                                                                                                What the hell happened to the old level 4 chick?

                                                                                                • Super Omelet
                                                                                                  Super Omelet  4 days back

                                                                                                  That pointer is being woefully underused.