4 Levels of Omelets: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published: 21 May 2019
  • 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?

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  • Gabriel Luis
    Gabriel Luis  2 hours back

    The last part is really insteresting, I really liked it! I'd love to see more of that

    • Metal Runs Through My Veins

      Why did she put water on the egg 🤣

      • FAH 26
        FAH 26  2 hours back

        Barb looks like Barb from Stranger Things im sorry u died Barb

        • Cody O.
          Cody O.  3 hours back

          I love how everyone in these comments knows more and is a better cook than a professional chef. Y’all also need to teach me how to taste food just by looking at it >_>

          • Celina Albornoz
            Celina Albornoz  4 hours back

            If i ever try to make an omelet like Barb it'll end up being scramble eggs

            • mwells219
              mwells219  4 hours back

              Poor Emily. She's never going to find a husband with those cooking skills.

              • Voy Toy
                Voy Toy  4 hours back

                like usual Lorenzo for the win!

                • That Benjamin Person
                  That Benjamin Person  6 hours back

                  the way she says "herbs" though.

                  • ulysisxtr
                    ulysisxtr  7 hours back

                    Absolutely barbaric!!! Nobody used milk.... I prefer a bit of oregano in it.. Always must have cheese... I don't think ham, bacon, salami, etc., is necessary.

                    • Ashlynn Burton
                      Ashlynn Burton  8 hours back

                      Honestly Lorenzo's omelette looked way better then the level 3’s omelette

                      • shagz83
                        shagz83  8 hours back

                        3 of the worst omelette's ever seen

                        • person xie
                          person xie  9 hours back

                          Am I the only one that thinks the food scientist looks like a child?

                          • H0RD4K-SK3LET0R MUMM'R4-MEG4TR0N


                            • ArcaneRainFell
                              ArcaneRainFell  12 hours back

                              "yolk with a little bit of protein", for your interest, my teacher with a pointer, egg's yolk contains almost the same amount of protein as egg's white

                              • Nana Ekua Addo-Fening
                                Nana Ekua Addo-Fening  12 hours back

                                Level 2 looks amazing

                                • Dafne Gorostieta
                                  Dafne Gorostieta  14 hours back

                                  Second one looks and surely taste the best, I mean, cheese, pimiento, bacon? That sounds delicious

                                  • lexi white
                                    lexi white  15 hours back

                                    first girl with putting hot sauce same girl same

                                    • Preaplanes
                                      Preaplanes  16 hours back

                                      Goat cheese is gross. Go with Lorenzo's.

                                      • Akuphis
                                        Akuphis  16 hours back

                                        Differents Level ?
                                        That's How Mafia Works

                                        • Sarah Jørgensen
                                          Sarah Jørgensen  20 hours back

                                          Lorenzo has an amazing laugh 😃 I smile every time

                                          • miliogol
                                            miliogol  21 hours back

                                            Nobs, take a look at my instagram to see a real omelette

                                            • Antoine Minjoz
                                              Antoine Minjoz  21 hours back

                                              French omelets are way easier than what chef Lvl 3 did

                                              • IClopToRarity
                                                IClopToRarity  22 hours back

                                                Everyone else: *technical things about the food, actual discussion*
                                                me: the food scientist is hot

                                                • lachlan Bastin
                                                  lachlan Bastin  1 days back

                                                  It’s always good to see a level 1 chef who’s job isn’t just *presses button on microwave*

                                                  • Sebastian Ursachi
                                                    Sebastian Ursachi  1 days back

                                                    Lorenzo will always be the funniest and the coolest one.

                                                    • Jm Cresencio
                                                      Jm Cresencio  1 days back

                                                      the salt actually has two functions; salting out of the proteins (separating it from water, thereby evaporating only the water to minimize the amount of moisture in the final product) and to make it cook much faster

                                                      • pervy sage
                                                        pervy sage  1 days back

                                                        imagine being lorenzos son

                                                        • Adina McCray
                                                          Adina McCray  1 days back

                                                          Literally every episode:
                                                          *everyone* Can they try each other’s food
                                                          Epicurious: *nah*

                                                          • Andrew Jackson
                                                            Andrew Jackson  1 days back

                                                            Level 1: Trail and error
                                                            Level 2: I watch history channel
                                                            Level 3: I’ve trained along with the highest and most respected culinary experts amongst the continents

                                                            • Nicole Betancourt
                                                              Nicole Betancourt  1 days back

                                                              #1 is usually y go to ingredients, but I cook them, raw veggies and ham aren't my thing

                                                              • EJ 99
                                                                EJ 99  8 hours back

                                                                yeah raw green pepper and ham wtf. At least put cheese too

                                                            • SPAMLANWALKER
                                                              SPAMLANWALKER  1 days back

                                                              goddamn yanks its Herbs not erbs !!!!

                                                              • i Ibn al schu fash
                                                                i Ibn al schu fash  1 days back

                                                                Level 2 is the most pretencius a**hole i ever seen

                                                                • CindyMzLuciLulu
                                                                  CindyMzLuciLulu  1 days back

                                                                  I put milk in my eggs!!! I guess I'm a junior food scientist XD

                                                                  • G Lyle
                                                                    G Lyle  1 days back

                                                                    The level 3 chef, when she made her omelette it was really made like scrambled gags then she let it sit. That’s wierd I never heard of that

                                                                    • Jeremie
                                                                      Jeremie  1 days back

                                                                      French chef : LOL

                                                                      • Shayna Brinkerhoff
                                                                        Shayna Brinkerhoff  1 days back

                                                                        I am in culinary school for baking but I have to pass off a French omelette as part of the course. Seeing the level 3 chef do it, helped me a lot. I agree with most everyone and think Lorenzo's omelette looked the tastiest though.

                                                                        • Steven Virden Rasmussen-Jones

                                                                          There is another way that none of them show. Mine are more succulent and more like a soufle

                                                                          • James Bennett
                                                                            James Bennett  1 days back

                                                                            Lorenzo's was the only one I actually would like to eat. And not just because I love bacon. That's only 94% of the reason.

                                                                            Barb's looked like the sort of pretentious rubbish that people who think they are much better cooks thsn they are make. I hate it when food doesn't taste like it's supposed to because a chef put too much extra in there - like the lasagna I had a while ago which had garlic, nutmeg, and about 5 other strong flavours in it.

                                                                            Emily's just looked rubbish - I hate that kind of ham. She seems like she could become a lot better cook with a little effort though.

                                                                            • FumbR
                                                                              FumbR  1 days back

                                                                              Emily: *doesnt use ketchup
                                                                              FBI: i am coming to your house

                                                                              • NecroInferno
                                                                                NecroInferno  1 days back

                                                                                level 5: make a omelet and not a tortilla. the original omelet is more similar to the omelet make by the japaneses this tortilla it was make to be a form more simple to services in the hotels
                                                                                -or that is what my teacher in culinary school tell us-

                                                                                • Hi Bitch
                                                                                  Hi Bitch  2 days back

                                                                                  I just knew omelettes containing an egg,salt,onions...
                                                                                  Wtf it dis?😂

                                                                                  • SovietGrazz
                                                                                    SovietGrazz  2 days back

                                                                                    Why is it that lorenzo's always looks better than the level 3?

                                                                                    • Itlog
                                                                                      Itlog  2 days back

                                                                                      Am I the only one who keeps skipping the n00b every time the camera focuses on her?

                                                                                      • Stephanie West
                                                                                        Stephanie West  2 days back

                                                                                        When I make an omelet I like to cook it in bacon grease and I cook it on one side then flip it over and cook it on the other so it's still evenly Cooks. Only bad thing about when I make omelettes is I tend to overfill the mutually because I like lots of meats and cheeses. If I'm using vegetables it's either bell peppers or jalapenos. And then I like to put my omelette on top of some fried corned beef and hash

                                                                                        • Henry Flower
                                                                                          Henry Flower  2 days back

                                                                                          I think that the expert at the end shouldn't bring me sexual thoughts. I think that Emily shouldn't bring me sexual thoughts either. xD But the expert talking about her combined kinda make me do it.

                                                                                          • Mush
                                                                                            Mush  2 days back

                                                                                            all about level two

                                                                                            sick guy

                                                                                            • Slava . .
                                                                                              Slava . .  2 days back

                                                                                              Баба эта в конце бесит

                                                                                              • bing wing
                                                                                                bing wing  2 days back