4 Levels of Pizza: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Jun 24, 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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  • Timotej Bogša
    Timotej Bogša Day ago

    Not gonna lie level 1 pizza looks the best.

  • Nicole Araya
    Nicole Araya Day ago

    Where is OUR LORENZO?!?!?

  • ayikahS H
    ayikahS H Day ago

    I'm not interested in eating the struggle pizza or the so called gourmet pizza. Beth's pizza is more like a NY style pizza.

  • New Alchemy
    New Alchemy Day ago

    Level 3: I began plans for this very pizza back in 1973, and today it'll be ready.

  • Michael Santos
    Michael Santos Day ago

    Beth’s All day

  • lolabola rola
    lolabola rola Day ago

    do you know how toxic that black burned edge is. don’t eat that

  • Sandruzzo
    Sandruzzo Day ago

    All of three are terrible Pizzas

  • hazim hamid
    hazim hamid Day ago

    Level 1: I used store-bought dough
    Level 2: I make my dough from flour
    Level 3: *I planted my own wheat and harvested them and processed them myself 3 years prior*

  • Emily Mower
    Emily Mower Day ago

    The level 3 chef has been baking since 1973. How old is he like 65!!!!!

  • Disasterous Masterson

    I asked my dad to make me a pizza, and he said he’d be back with the ingredients. It’s been three years and he still hasn’t come back :(.

  • SolomonTV
    SolomonTV Day ago

    I love Beth, she knows how to cook.

  • FinderHere
    FinderHere Day ago +2

    level 1- got this recipe off a cookbook
    level 2- family recipe
    level 3- thought off the spot
    level 0 -aka me- - dominos

  • 214huesos
    214huesos 2 days ago

    Who else wants to get adopted by Beth

  • K Iokia
    K Iokia 2 days ago

    I miss Lorenzo 😢

  • Edwin Chuah
    Edwin Chuah 2 days ago

    All I need is to put a pepperoni on mine to trounce all these shitzzas

  • Alberta Rose
    Alberta Rose 2 days ago

    Level 3 Chef would probably hyperventilate if he saw my dough. Water, baking powder, flour, a bit of salt, olive oil on the pan.

  • chinito77
    chinito77 2 days ago

    Level 2 all the way! It's all about the sauce and a nice thin crust. You want toppings??? As a New Yorker, I gotta tell you to get outta here!

  • populargamingexpert1

    I was expecting pizza bagels...

  • Sonny Liu
    Sonny Liu 2 days ago

    Looks: lvl 1 > lvl 3

  • Christian Maejor
    Christian Maejor 2 days ago +2

    Pro chef: Been baking since 1973
    Also Pro chef: Uses gloopy goos as measurement

  • Manish Dabadi
    Manish Dabadi 2 days ago

    None of the pizzas where circle and its pissing me off

  • KrisZone
    KrisZone 2 days ago

    2:55 when my poop sounds weird

  • Sephiroth Bahamut
    Sephiroth Bahamut 2 days ago

    the level 3 pizza looks like made by an incompetent chef (source: italy)

  • king revolution
    king revolution 2 days ago

    am i the only one who thinks that the pizza from the first guy looks the most delicious?

  • don jonson
    don jonson 2 days ago

    3rd guy burns his pizza, then actively ignores the fact that its burnt

  • Kedar Jadhav
    Kedar Jadhav 2 days ago

    How come nobody's talking about the new food scientist? I like the old one better, she had that knack for being on screen

  • Phi1981
    Phi1981 2 days ago

    anyone else was like "why does the scientist has no pants" in the first shot of her?

  • Oscar Vintvall
    Oscar Vintvall 2 days ago

    1:59 what did he say?

  • Legit Vines
    Legit Vines 2 days ago

    I like my pizza from a pizzeria. 🤣🍕

  • Chris Ramsey
    Chris Ramsey 2 days ago

    Let's be real, we are all Steven and our parents/grand parents are beth.

  • Mo od
    Mo od 2 days ago +1

    Beth and Steven : Like
    Lorenzo and Emily : Comment
    I love them all, but i don’t remember any level 3 chef’s name except Frank

  • Güzel Sözler
    Güzel Sözler 2 days ago

    Judges should have done a taste-testing to score them, after-all.

  • Unknown95
    Unknown95 2 days ago +2

    Level 1: I only cook to save money
    Level 2: I have cooked for me and my husband for 25 years
    Level 3: I cooked my own food the moment I was conceived

  • Manal Ait Salah
    Manal Ait Salah 2 days ago

    omg the comments ...im dyiiiing 😂😂😂😂

  • Abulafia M
    Abulafia M 2 days ago

    Where's Rose? She was awesome!

  • ExeKuTioN Cro
    ExeKuTioN Cro 2 days ago

    Are we ignoring the fact level 3 chef burned his pizza 😂

    • Qui P
      Qui P 2 days ago

      Food that’s a little burnt doesn’t necessarily make it bad

  • ExtremeGamer
    ExtremeGamer 2 days ago

    Dats a cute food scientist

  • Bio Kimistry
    Bio Kimistry 2 days ago

    I want Steven to try to cook for me. :-D

  • neunike morre
    neunike morre 2 days ago

    Well, maybe because I ate those pizza pieces with you.

  • Cabbage
    Cabbage 2 days ago

    Level 1 Cook: Takes one hour to make.
    Level 2 Cook: Takes a day to cook
    Level 3 Cook: Takes 3 years to cook.
    Level 100 mafia cook: Takes 100 levels to cook

  • steve phnx
    steve phnx 2 days ago +3

    The third dude added so much oil im surprised America hasnt invaded his pizza yet

  • What Matters!?
    What Matters!? 2 days ago

    Think they schrewed up the labels on the thumbnail

  • Angelo Mallardo
    Angelo Mallardo 2 days ago

    i don’t want to be THAT italian, but they kind of all suck

  • bil4l
    bil4l 2 days ago

    We don't cook the tomato sauce before to put it on pizza

  • Pok Kol
    Pok Kol 2 days ago

    Am i the only who thinks lvl 1 was best

  • Adrian Cesena
    Adrian Cesena 3 days ago

    What pizza oven brand is chef level 3 using?

  • Grumpy Snail
    Grumpy Snail 3 days ago

    0:15 u must be fun at parties

  • Ryan Brennan
    Ryan Brennan 3 days ago

    I think this is only the second time where I side with the pro more than I do any of the others. only issue I had with him was that he didn't put enough sauce on there (I'm a sauce fiend...). A Pizza without toppings (to me) isn't pizza; it's just cheesy bread. Otherwise, her's looked fine.

  • gerson gonzalez
    gerson gonzalez 3 days ago

    Who knows the experts Instagram or Twitter?

  • Álvaro
    Álvaro 3 days ago

    That granny seems italian xD

  • Brodie Fus
    Brodie Fus 3 days ago +1

    I’m sorry but level 1 looked the best it made me hungry as hell

  • Lil Kooly
    Lil Kooly 3 days ago +3

    Level 3 be for the posh idiots who pay WAYY too much for food

  • Dr Zeus
    Dr Zeus 3 days ago +2

    Is it me or is the level 4 ✌person Looking angry.

  • Ingrid Koldenius
    Ingrid Koldenius 3 days ago

    9:30 is it me or are those pants a different color

  • Aneli
    Aneli 3 days ago

    First 2 seconds are straight up asmr

  • TheBlueWiresStudio
    TheBlueWiresStudio 3 days ago

    8:30 a what? ARUGULA???? It's RUCOLA!!

  • t serious gonna win
    t serious gonna win 3 days ago

    I hate pizza

  • RAID
    RAID 3 days ago

    Lvl five pizza god

  • Max
    Max 3 days ago

    5:15 you are correct

  • Lanzel Valencia
    Lanzel Valencia 3 days ago

    The expert was kind of hard to understand

  • chillinwithakbar
    chillinwithakbar 3 days ago +6

    Who else is scrolling down looking for the angry italians

  • Patka Patka
    Patka Patka 3 days ago

    Why is no one talking about lvl 4 girl

  • Dot
    Dot 3 days ago +1


  • Kyle France
    Kyle France 3 days ago

    The series would be better if you had someone rate the pizzas

  • ElChe-Ko
    ElChe-Ko 3 days ago

    ahaha i don't even get if this is a joke or not... the chef pizza is all burned ahahaha

  • Tameem
    Tameem 3 days ago

    5:23 Richie is my kind of guy

  • James Nikkel
    James Nikkel 3 days ago

    2:27 the goo from stranger things

  • TheSpicyOne
    TheSpicyOne 4 days ago +1

    The lvl 3 is a chad bro

  • bloomi chan
    bloomi chan 4 days ago +2

    Ngl if i was the grandmas grand child i would be *D U M M Y T H I C C*

  • AnthonyMendezVO
    AnthonyMendezVO 4 days ago

    This video has a lotta flava.

  • Motocross40swe
    Motocross40swe 4 days ago

    Cease with the sound effects for the love of god

  • Pendronator
    Pendronator 4 days ago +1

    Level 3: I've been cooking since the third trimester.

  • 00Morton00
    00Morton00 4 days ago

    They all suck

  • samynator0904
    samynator0904 4 days ago +20

    The level 1 pizza actually looks the best, wth hahaha

  • Steven Richards
    Steven Richards 4 days ago

    All 3 look s##t

  • Cum on my sheets
    Cum on my sheets 4 days ago

    Little Cesar pizza is probably better

  • Polly Pockets
    Polly Pockets 4 days ago

    Did level three burn the pizza?

  • Polly Pockets
    Polly Pockets 4 days ago

    Level 2 is right about parmesan. Parmesan is so lame.

  • 10k subs with no vids?

    The shape of the pizzas in the thumbnail tho

  • n1mand
    n1mand 4 days ago +1

    Level 3 Pizza is burned.

  • Celosia Ganaha Priskos
    Celosia Ganaha Priskos 4 days ago +8

    It's so clear to see how much love goes into Beth's pizza. It doesn't need to look visually appealing if you know it's going to taste amazing. She even stated it goes out to her husband!

  • Valerie Nova
    Valerie Nova 4 days ago

    Hi hello, How can I be the food scientist that participates in your videos??? :)

  • MatigeMehmet
    MatigeMehmet 4 days ago

    That level 1 chef looks like a human teddybear. He seems adorable for a grown person

  • Howan Cheng
    Howan Cheng 4 days ago

    Me: daaaad can we have pizza for dinner?
    Dad: wait for 3 days

  • whaaat2
    whaaat2 4 days ago

    The chef sounds like Lupin from Harry Potter

  • Ammar Masala
    Ammar Masala 4 days ago +2

    Am i the only one who just wants to hug beth (level 2 cook) :)

  • Harley Explores
    Harley Explores 4 days ago

    I am the chef who is screaming

  • Mynameismaya11
    Mynameismaya11 4 days ago

    4 levels of sandwiches

  • shoutlike
    shoutlike 4 days ago

    Can somebody tell me why it's called 4 levels and not 3? ^^

  • Michelle Bene
    Michelle Bene 4 days ago

    *this is my store bought dough*

  • Forbia
    Forbia 4 days ago

    richie is a lucky guy

  • Natalie Victor
    Natalie Victor 4 days ago +4

    Level 3 tried to play it off cool with that burnt pizza😂😂

  • 72memito
    72memito 4 days ago +8

    “This is gonna be my tinder profile... just this pizza” -Stephen 2019

  • Daniel LamBass
    Daniel LamBass 4 days ago

    That Sim's pizza looks like from Sims game... that's terrible.... best is looking from amatuer and Beth :P

  • Ophelia
    Ophelia 4 days ago +1

    Classic Italian pizza does not have yeast in it

  • Shanu Khera
    Shanu Khera 4 days ago +4

    Sim : harvested yeast for 3 years to make a great Pizza.
    also Sim: burns that Pizza in 3 minutes.

  • Kiran
    Kiran 4 days ago

    I would love to see average people tasting the food and describing it honestly

  • С И
    С И 4 days ago

    You can't fck up a pizza how you can fck up a burger, i'd all three of those pizzas, cause I just like how much variation there can be in homemade pizzas and it is always new.

  • John Mellard Buhian
    John Mellard Buhian 4 days ago

    i prefer level 2 tbh, it seems better

  • Philly J
    Philly J 4 days ago

    "Flavour Compounds" .. basically Bacteria ? :P