4 Levels of Ice Cream Sundaes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Jun 17, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of an ice cream sundae. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which sundae was the best?
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  • Green Boi
    Green Boi Hour ago

    Level 1: was clearly high when making this originally
    Level 2: just a wholesome grandma
    Level 3:... he’s kinda trying to hard...

  • Sebastien Pichette


  • Marry Me Jisoo
    Marry Me Jisoo 2 hours ago +1

    I like my ice cream a little melted, I like when it’s soft, but the fact that the level 1 ice cream was melting was giving me serious anxiety.

  • Gisel Medrano
    Gisel Medrano 3 hours ago

    I rather go with Beth can she be my grandma 😂

  • doris the slug
    doris the slug 5 hours ago

    Level one was the best
    And level two looks great
    Level three was just r/wewantplates

  • Alexander Tarves
    Alexander Tarves 6 hours ago

    Level 1: yOU waNt a ToN oF WhipPeD CreAm
    15 seconds later: Oh. That’s too much, way too much

  • SchwuppDie Wupp
    SchwuppDie Wupp 7 hours ago

    Nobody cares about lvl4

  • Shoi Nagase
    Shoi Nagase 11 hours ago

    Okay Martin Brundle

  • Matt Freake
    Matt Freake 11 hours ago

    Each person represented by Harry Potter teachers :
    1: flitwick
    2: mcgonogal
    3: umbridge 🙄

  • oren revenge
    oren revenge 11 hours ago

    Level 3 is so pathetic ayy lmao

  • Brett Butler
    Brett Butler 13 hours ago

    No afens the leavel 1s ice cream dident look like ice cream it was just too melted

  • Sebfie
    Sebfie 13 hours ago

    why is it that i can relate to everything that the level 2 cook is saying

  • Aaron Longworth
    Aaron Longworth 14 hours ago

    Who else wud eat level 1,2 but not level 3s😂

  • writhing mass of organic matter

    Why everyone hating on the gelato sorbet

  • Janae Johnson
    Janae Johnson 16 hours ago

    So like does ANYONE know the food scientist name

  • Sebastien Starbuck
    Sebastien Starbuck 16 hours ago

    Level one is what I would end up making. Level 2 is what I would be aiming for. Level 3 is what my parents would end up making.

  • Raymond Grover
    Raymond Grover 16 hours ago

    You should have all of them try each others

  • Daenerys Targaryen
    Daenerys Targaryen 17 hours ago

    It’s three levels, not four, because evaluating each recipe and the ingredients isn’t classified as a level.

  • brianna may
    brianna may 18 hours ago

    me:"darn,im stressed in school.I should watch epicurious vids

    *clicks this vid*
    *10:47** mins later*
    Mom:"is ur sress relieaved now?"
    me:"actually no i got stressed more cuz i watched a vid of 3 chefs and the lvl 1 made me stress cuz his ice cream is slowly melting ._."

  • Elijah' Mathews
    Elijah' Mathews 18 hours ago

    Level 1: store bought
    Level 2: homemade
    level 3: is that ice cream?

  • Watisoni Nasalo
    Watisoni Nasalo 19 hours ago

    The level one guy melted it a little to much

  • Hannie Storytime
    Hannie Storytime 19 hours ago

    I know imma get attacked, again! But I really don’t really like custard I like gelato 🍧! But I would eat Beth’s

  • megan torres
    megan torres 22 hours ago

    Who’s level 4????

  • Crumb
    Crumb 22 hours ago

    bIG spOOn

  • Lavender Kat
    Lavender Kat 23 hours ago

    The level one chef is acting like he is making some gomet 5 star ice cream when rlly he is just making diabetes.... Love it

  • Valeria Sosa
    Valeria Sosa Day ago

    Food logic

    The more professional you are at cooking the smaller you make your portions 😂

  • Gam3rG1rl
    Gam3rG1rl Day ago

    Level 2 and 3 are so extra making the ice cream from scratch like that

  • Joe Hunter
    Joe Hunter Day ago

    Level 2 and level 3. Level one is lazy and sloppy

  • Brobsty
    Brobsty Day ago

    Cheat code: skip ahead 10 sec whenever the negro comes on

  • Burger Man
    Burger Man Day ago +1

    Chef #1 is everyone after 420

  • Vince Marie Inguito

    Awww grandmas recipe is not that complicated and its eady to follow.

  • TheMaxalphaevan
    TheMaxalphaevan Day ago

    I like level 1 and 2 sorry level 3 its just it just look like a fruit that u just cut :I just saying

  • xXLåchēsis_ GåmîñgXx

    *dAmN tHaT's a lOt oF wHiPpEd cReAm.......*

  • Theo Hanness
    Theo Hanness Day ago

    Level 1 i wonderhkw much sugar and fat that bowl has

  • Pradnya Tate
    Pradnya Tate Day ago

    Homecook is best.

  • Anh Nguyễn
    Anh Nguyễn Day ago +1

    I like Beth's ice cream most!!!

  • iTsMe Jepot
    iTsMe Jepot Day ago +1

    1:34 my horse in the old town road.

  • Ulises Ortega
    Ulises Ortega Day ago

    the level 1 guy is actually a level -10

  • Heriberto Hernandez

    "This is like mush, but it tastes good."
    I've never heard more of a "amateur cook" sentence.

  • Carla Villegas
    Carla Villegas Day ago

    Beth all the way for me

  • Alex Gill
    Alex Gill Day ago

    Level one is for most people

  • Bork
    Bork Day ago

    Why didn't chef 1 just put it back in the freezer for a while? Just saying it could have been a game changer.

  • Alex Borsi
    Alex Borsi Day ago

    why do almost all of you guys {the comment people} say that the level 2 lady is a grandma? maybe she doesn't even have any grandchildren.

  • Chenoa's Corner
    Chenoa's Corner 2 days ago

    Level 1: dude wtf you doing
    Level 2: perfect just how I want it at a restaurant
    Level 3: one of the fancy restaurants that give you a crum as you meal

  • RottenJeeves
    RottenJeeves 2 days ago

    I am in love with the host. She is such a little science cutie. :)

  • Trent Alvord
    Trent Alvord 2 days ago

    Level 1 was prolly the best tasting

  • Bob spams L2
    Bob spams L2 2 days ago +1

    7:10 Wish she had level 2’s sundae

  • Snarky Chan
    Snarky Chan 2 days ago

    listen guys, if you do anything past level 2 on a daily basis, you're on the CIA's watch list.

  • BeastlyApe24669
    BeastlyApe24669 2 days ago

    When she was talking about the science im like huh
    And im in highschool

  • Marieme Lo
    Marieme Lo 2 days ago +5

    nobody at all:
    Level 3: BAnaANa PasSiOnfRUiT iN a GeLatO wiTh CaRAmeL sAUcE

  • nandana nallamuthu
    nandana nallamuthu 2 days ago

    love the level one dude

  • Pixie Star
    Pixie Star 2 days ago

    Ronald McDonald!?!?!

  • Muslim Terrorist
    Muslim Terrorist 2 days ago

    This beth always trying hard wanna be.

  • cutie owl
    cutie owl 2 days ago

    Level three ain't a sundae
    Level two my dream
    Level one fun

  • lonecourierjoeyV2
    lonecourierjoeyV2 2 days ago

    Im joey im a level 0 chef
    I buy icecream from mcfonalds

  • Sнιη•Tasuya
    Sнιη•Tasuya 2 days ago

    Uhmmm to be honest......
    The Grandmas sundae is wayyy better than the experts guy sundae.

  • waiting for u anpanmann

    1st one looks like what i make, 2nd one literally looks so good, and 3rd one scares me. that aint a sundae

  • ShadowTail OwO
    ShadowTail OwO 2 days ago

    Boi. I'll just take some vanilla ice cream and out some syrup on it.

  • deadpenguinss
    deadpenguinss 2 days ago

    Level 1? More like level - 1 super mario bros where it seems good, you found the secret, then the game glitches out on you and you're left with nothing to play

  • M Halo
    M Halo 2 days ago

    level 1 is more candy,
    brownie, and whip cream then ice cream..

  • Fabiana A.
    Fabiana A. 2 days ago

    I love how the level 1 is only diying

  • Big tank 670
    Big tank 670 2 days ago

    Dude teh first one for me is amazing dude i would literally die of goodness

  • probably seafoam
    probably seafoam 2 days ago

    I want Beth to be *_my_* grandma

  • Jeremy Garcia
    Jeremy Garcia 3 days ago

    Gordon Ramsay:*Level 999999999+ cheff*

  • HannahPlays
    HannahPlays 3 days ago

    Please continue these amazing videos

  • LavishlyHana
    LavishlyHana 3 days ago

    in all these videos EVERYONE only wants to eat amateur and home cooks food

  • Harley Explores
    Harley Explores 3 days ago

    Level 1 made a milkshake

  • Lili Da
    Lili Da 3 days ago +4

    Passion fruit is really good actually

  • Leana Sousa
    Leana Sousa 3 days ago +2

    Then there’s me who buys a pre-made sundae

  • Frienda Fahmy
    Frienda Fahmy 3 days ago

    Why can't Beth be MY grandmother

  • spoon
    spoon 3 days ago +2

    i always get the feeling that this food scientist has no idea what she's talking about and is just reciting a script

  • Thegalaxystar
    Thegalaxystar 3 days ago

    Cant you just buy it......

  • I need Help lmao
    I need Help lmao 3 days ago

    Ngl level one looks yummy

  • Xzqwerty2324zX
    Xzqwerty2324zX 3 days ago

    6:31 all I’m thinking is “...who hurt this man”

  • Unknown Lover
    Unknown Lover 3 days ago

    I would eat level 3 gelato in one bite.

  • Adam12995
    Adam12995 3 days ago

    The level 2 chef reminds me of a Brooklyn Mrs. Weasley

  • Emman
    Emman 3 days ago +2

    We all out here flaming the level 3 guy but I bet it tastes amazing regardless it’s not even a sundae

  • Brendon Yi
    Brendon Yi 3 days ago

    Idk bout u guys but if I see all 3 of them I grabbing the first one right off the bat

  • Marija Bogdanovic
    Marija Bogdanovic 3 days ago

    Why do I feel like level 3 is always trying to impress everyone

  • pro gamer
    pro gamer 3 days ago

    6:59 what the heck is that..

  • Aurthur Morgan
    Aurthur Morgan 3 days ago

    Level one is just a diabetic ice cream xD

  • Rachla Warrior
    Rachla Warrior 3 days ago


  • Regina Johnson
    Regina Johnson 3 days ago

    the armature made some yummy lookin soup😍

  • LockDown
    LockDown 3 days ago

    Id honestly be ashamed of myself for doing what the lvl 1 guy did, that sh*t ain't icecream no more.

  • Reverse
    Reverse 3 days ago

    The Amateur chef didnt give us his sundae recipe he gave us his how to get diabetes recipe

  • Gaming Jr
    Gaming Jr 3 days ago

    By the time level 1 is done his ice cream will be melted 🤣

  • Daniel DeAlmeida
    Daniel DeAlmeida 3 days ago

    Level 1 was the best, level 3 was the worst

  • Bèia Bear
    Bèia Bear 3 days ago

    Beth's sundae was my fav

  • Le Wang
    Le Wang 3 days ago +1

    Level one: got my store bought ice cream
    Level two: making some vanilla ice cream
    Level three: I like the water my banana generously before I use them. Adds flavor

  • Xove
    Xove 3 days ago

    level zero chef (Me) 1:06-1:09

  • Joshua Langston
    Joshua Langston 3 days ago

    Honestly was just waiting for #1 to put it in the blender cuz that was a mess.

  • Kanarichan
    Kanarichan 3 days ago

    I think this series would be even more interesting if they got to try each other's creations.

  • Gabriel Fávero
    Gabriel Fávero 3 days ago +1

    It would be cool if other people could taste the food. I mean, I get that it's not the point comparing which is better, but maybe some constructive critics like "I like how sweet this one taste" or "It's great but it would be nice if it had this or that"

  • Nadia Jumale
    Nadia Jumale 3 days ago +1

    Level 1 : you went your bored and have leftover desert from last nights party

    Level 2: your grandmas icecream

    Level 3: That uncle who thinks this all that

  • Tekona
    Tekona 4 days ago

    I only watch this series for Stephen. What a legend.

  • James Casey
    James Casey 4 days ago +1

    If grandma is only level 2 I wanna know how good the level 39 mob boss has to be

  • Yonggon
    Yonggon 4 days ago

    I died from diabetes 3 times on different levels.

  • Aimesio
    Aimesio 4 days ago

    the second sundae looks amazing

  • Kitty Animations
    Kitty Animations 4 days ago

    Then there’s me: *puts m and m’s in a ice cream container*

  • abira chatterjee
    abira chatterjee 4 days ago +1

    Why don’t you show each of them at once separately... it causes problem while watching for the viewers 😔😔