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

  • Published on Apr 11, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of French toast. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which French toast was the best?

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  • Jenny Nagel
    Jenny Nagel 2 hours ago

    Emily....my friend....😫 that’s not French toast, but that’s ok 😂 whatever helps your hangover 😬

  • Mark Tan
    Mark Tan 2 hours ago

    You do you, Emily. You do you.

  • akali main
    akali main 7 hours ago

    lvl 1 i will eat this alone in the dark
    lvl 2 i will eat this for dinner
    lvl 3 I THink THiS LoOks AmaZiNG

  • Five Taker
    Five Taker 12 hours ago +1

    Level 1: i bough store bought french toast
    Level 2: uses fresh farm eggs
    Level 3: i studied in a french temple for 9 years and learned from french elders about an ancient technique of frnch toast making

  • FrankJavy
    FrankJavy 16 hours ago

    emily, honey, you need therapy

  • Sunniva Mari
    Sunniva Mari 18 hours ago

    I will never forgive the lvl 1 for eating frenchtoast with ketchup

  • Tance Uchechi
    Tance Uchechi 21 hour ago

    Emily 😊😊😊

  • Bryan Detweiler
    Bryan Detweiler 22 hours ago

    Emily is so iconic wow

  • DrawingRandom Things
    DrawingRandom Things 22 hours ago

    I mean, when Emily puts that much egg in her French toast, it makes sense she would side it with ketchup 😕

  • Vic Art
    Vic Art 23 hours ago

    I legit had no clue you Americans make sweet egg toast. Like isn't it supposed to be savory??? With cheese/ham and stuff?

  • Harinson Pixelutor

    Level 1: College Student.
    Level 2: Restaurant Owner.
    Level 3: Food Artist.
    Level 4: *_s c i e n c e_*

  • RubyPower
    RubyPower Day ago

    Half a cheesecake

  • Zorkz HD
    Zorkz HD Day ago +1

    I am the level 5 chef.And I just think of French toast and it appears😱😱😱

  • Craig Bickerstaff
    Craig Bickerstaff Day ago +1

    Surely what Emily made is closer to an omelette than French Toast.

  • Santi G
    Santi G Day ago

    Lorenzo’s looks soooo gooood

  • Camilo Rollie
    Camilo Rollie Day ago

    French toast should be simple, no need for cream or roasted bannanas

  • Pakakorn Nimitsawan

    Emily is now legend has she SEEN ALL THE COMMENTS ON THE OTHER VIDS

  • aintnobelle
    aintnobelle 2 days ago

    I eat french toast with chili sauce ever since i was a kid 😂 cause my mom always make it savory. I was surprised when i taste sweet french toast with cinnamon and all and went like "oh is this how french toast actually taste like? 😲"
    Now im older i still like to eat it with chili sauce cause i brings back memory

  • Cheers! 진아 이야.♥

    Absolutely trigerred that none of them used actual stale bread.

  • Scott Lang-lee
    Scott Lang-lee 2 days ago

    (0:58) intresting.

  • John Sheffield
    John Sheffield 2 days ago

    We need links to the recipes... except Emily's.

  • Samiha Carrim
    Samiha Carrim 2 days ago +1

    I actually like the first ones more than the others 😝 just add some salt and pepper BUT NO KETCHUP!

  • Sublime_Slimesxoxo
    Sublime_Slimesxoxo 2 days ago +1

    u do realize that not all of us wanna go to the grocery store and buy rich bread just for a damn french toast and to be honest it tastes perfectly fine with white bread!!!!!

  • Sagar Thorat
    Sagar Thorat 2 days ago

    I kinda want Emily to be my friend... She's got a quality which I cannot pinpoint but more like "Remember that time when we put ketchup on French Toast.." anecdotal

  • adrian pacheco
    adrian pacheco 2 days ago +1

    2:52 LVL3. I don't really want it super eeg-y... LVL1 Mmm... eeg-y!

  • Ellen Rose
    Ellen Rose 3 days ago

    Omg catsup on her FRENCH TOAST!?!?!? She IS a monster!!!

  • J Ke
    J Ke 3 days ago

    What happened to this level 4 chick

  • neisseria
    neisseria 3 days ago

    oh Emily this is how we cook 'eggy bread' in my family too. It goes really well with salty toppings like parmesan and sausages.

  • N. S.
    N. S. 3 days ago

    Ketchup on French toast? Barf!

  • Tiffany N
    Tiffany N 3 days ago

    Emily is too funny. I enjoyed this !

  • ɸธp ツƒrคğ๓є

    Lorenzo's looked the best. Emily on the other hand, is she autistic or something?

  • Tri Nguyen
    Tri Nguyen 4 days ago

    emily is a cuck

  • Sophie Caldwell
    Sophie Caldwell 4 days ago +3

    Penny's bread choice is 10/10, but Lorenzo's finished product is my jam.

  • Sophie Caldwell
    Sophie Caldwell 4 days ago +1

    At least she knows shes a monster

  • Marcella D
    Marcella D 4 days ago

    I would only eat the Homemade and the Pro french toast. Who eats French Toast with Ketchup? That's gross.

  • ExileOnDaytonStreet
    ExileOnDaytonStreet 4 days ago

    3:40 hopefully she leads a clean life and avoids other forms of criminal activity. If she ever has to face a jury of her peers, she’s screwed.

  • shayden
    shayden 4 days ago

    jenny stankiewict

  • Maria Guerrero
    Maria Guerrero 4 days ago +1

    *Lorenzo laughs*
    Me: 🙃

  • josue val
    josue val 4 days ago

    Level 1:I have regular bread
    Level 2:I have brioche bread
    Level 3:I like to use Ancient Greek bread that about only 5 percent of people have.

  • ChancePlayz
    ChancePlayz 4 days ago

    Here's the Ingredients type for every levels
    Level 1 store bought
    Level 2 butchers
    Level 3 Slaughters it thereself
    Level 1 store bought
    Level 2 bakery
    Level 3 I like to enslave the farmers myself and have them do it.

  • nush _69
    nush _69 5 days ago

    Look,I want to make my french toast I want to eat in the same day not to wait overnight to chill my dough

  • Abyssus
    Abyssus 5 days ago +1

    Lorenzo is the best!!

  • MrSincerity88
    MrSincerity88 5 days ago

    Emily can go to hell 😡

  • _.Afternoon._.Tea_
    _.Afternoon._.Tea_ 5 days ago +1

    Wtf who the hell puts ketchup on their French toast hell no lady

  • Lloyd Padiernos
    Lloyd Padiernos 6 days ago +1

    When you wouldn't want Emily to prepare your meals. So soggy and egg-y.

  • Recondo
    Recondo 6 days ago +1

    Emily is the Ralph Wiggums of food videos

  • aaax77
    aaax77 6 days ago +2

    The level 3 is just left handed but for a moment i thought she had no right arm lol

  • Recondo
    Recondo 6 days ago

    Level 5: forget the french toast and just eat the babka. Babka is life.

  • Aaron Gayod
    Aaron Gayod 6 days ago

    Why do the level 3 chefs always over describe

  • Ashley Pearce
    Ashley Pearce 6 days ago +1

    emily baby no

  • df pl
    df pl 6 days ago +1

    Penny makes amazing desserts

  • Shrein Darzie
    Shrein Darzie 6 days ago +1

    Emily, sweetie. If you don’t like French toast, all you have to do is make scrambled eggs. Put that on your toast. Squirt some of your ketchup ( 🤢) on top. It’s okay.

  • Karson Hansen
    Karson Hansen 7 days ago +1

    These three are the best at their jobs that I've seen so far. Emily is so believable as an amateur, Lorenzo is lighthearted like a home cook should be, and Penny is just incredible at cooking.

  • A Tree House In Hiding
    A Tree House In Hiding 7 days ago +1

    Emily's husband has ketchup with every other meal.

  • Shylok
    Shylok 7 days ago +1

    Penny just has that perfect little touch of...sass? I call it the Jade quality.

  • Heartwing Arts
    Heartwing Arts 7 days ago

    I love how they all love their dishes the best! There is a dish for everyone in life!

  • Heartwing Arts
    Heartwing Arts 7 days ago

    Love Emily’s attitude... “I’m using a fork instead of a whisk cause I don’t do dishes!”

  • Chris Smith
    Chris Smith 7 days ago

    God damnit Emily who raised you

  • Potatonite
    Potatonite 7 days ago

    Wait a minute... Where did the jailbait go?

  • Leonardo Lombardo
    Leonardo Lombardo 7 days ago

    Sorry ,but whats wrong With the Level 3 chef . When its called to do French Toast she does some Kind of cake . Whats Next they are called to do Pizza and she does nudels😲