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

  • 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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Comments • 5 303

  • Xiofo XOX
    Xiofo XOX  35 minutes back

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

    • TwinDeathScythe -
      TwinDeathScythe -  1 hours back

      Now i know why this video took one week.

      Im looking at you level 3 chef

      • Black Mask
        Black Mask  1 hours back

        the food scientist looks like female version of Draco Malfoy

        • Amber K
          Amber K  3 hours back

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

          • Nyxian_Wolfi3X
            Nyxian_Wolfi3X  5 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  5 hours back

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

              • beauty spill
                beauty spill  6 hours back

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

                • Grave
                  Grave  6 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  7 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  7 hours back

                      ok but why does level 1 fries look the best?

                      • Luna
                        Luna  8 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  9 hours back

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

                          • Eduardo Muntaner Garcia

                            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  9 hours back

                              I love potato

                              • Nilesh Madake
                                Nilesh Madake  9 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  10 hours back

                                  Wh wants apple sauce on fries

                                  • Petteri Taro
                                    Petteri Taro  10 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  10 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  10 hours back

                                        This episode probably has the nicest Level 3 chef

                                        • twisted pivoter
                                          twisted pivoter  12 hours back

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

                                          • Gottkönig Adonis
                                            Gottkönig Adonis  12 hours back

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

                                            • Rebecca Garbi
                                              Rebecca Garbi  12 hours back

                                              I don't like the food scientist she acts dead

                                              • rehctacria
                                                rehctacria  13 hours back

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

                                                • fReShAvOcADo Swagg
                                                  fReShAvOcADo Swagg  13 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  13 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  13 hours back

                                                      I love her , food scientist i mean. 😍

                                                      • MayaAngelou1
                                                        MayaAngelou1  13 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  13 hours back

                                                          Who takes a week making some fries🤔🤔🤔

                                                          • Lulu Ang
                                                            Lulu Ang  14 hours back

                                                            Palak is 😍

                                                            • Rahhmi
                                                              Rahhmi  14 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  14 hours back

                                                                I love the level 2 home cook chef

                                                                • Cdgame
                                                                  Cdgame  14 hours back

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

                                                                  • L V
                                                                    L V  15 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  15 hours back

                                                                      Palak deserve a segment of her own

                                                                      • Boris Janssens
                                                                        Boris Janssens  15 hours back

                                                                        screams in belgian

                                                                        • Jordo619
                                                                          Jordo619  15 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  15 hours back

                                                                            Dude. Just put salt and give me that god damn

                                                                            • Thisislameletmein
                                                                              Thisislameletmein  16 hours back

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

                                                                              • Amree Amree
                                                                                Amree Amree  17 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  17 hours back

                                                                                  Level 2 chef all the way!

                                                                                  • madeleine m
                                                                                    madeleine m  17 hours back

                                                                                    I'm even lower than level 1...

                                                                                    • arihant jain
                                                                                      arihant jain  18 hours back

                                                                                      Best one yet

                                                                                      • Dragon HK
                                                                                        Dragon HK  19 hours back

                                                                                        I am gonna say it

                                                                                        The first one looks better

                                                                                        • Benfica é o Melhor
                                                                                          Benfica é o Melhor  19 hours back

                                                                                          khadijah one's look so yummy

                                                                                          • Starr Osborne
                                                                                            Starr Osborne  19 hours back

                                                                                            Who the hell has got five days to make chips !

                                                                                            • Nicola P.
                                                                                              Nicola P.  21 hours back

                                                                                              They don't even mention the oil used...sigh...RULE n°1 for making REAL french fries (original Belgian fries) : BEEF FAT. it is oh so bad for you but it tastes oh so good :)

                                                                                              • nik matthyssens
                                                                                                nik matthyssens  22 hours back

                                                                                                The way she’ve explained osmosis is actually wrong lol

                                                                                                • Nishan Shrestha
                                                                                                  Nishan Shrestha  23 hours back

                                                                                                  Can this level two girl *STOP SINGING!?*