Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Doritos | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published on May 22, 2019
  • Nacho cheese exists in two states: the melted cheese state and the powdered cheese state*. When it comes to the powdered cheese state, all pale in comparison to Nacho Cheese Doritos, continually perfected by science and consistently beloved by the masses since 1972. Join pastry chef Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to take Nacho Cheese Doritos to the next level and make them gourmet!

    *The third state of nacho cheese, cheese sauce, is controversial in the nacho community and for our purposes we are disregarding it. For more reading, see the studies ‘Nachos in Nature’ (1983), ‘Dormant Doritos’ (1992), ‘The Quest for Queso’ (1999), ‘This Powdered Chip’ (2001) and ‘The Health Benefits of Nachos and the Search for Immortality’ (2007).

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  • meep
    meep Day ago

    Claire whines a lot about her job.

  • Graciela Plaza
    Graciela Plaza Day ago

    when chris said "👃" I felt that

  • Nightshade Kelly

    WOW I did not think the peppers would shrink that much lol

  • Cory Minton
    Cory Minton Day ago


  • Nightshade Kelly

    You should try making Coca-Cola next. Lol you mentioned it so its destiny XD

  • Nightshade Kelly

    Did y'all get a new Mic or something? The volume doesn't sound right in this video compared to the others

  • Magpie's Nest
    Magpie's Nest Day ago

    I like this lady....just saying

  • Bailey Henderson

    You should just let Frito do their job Pepsi stock is impacted by populism not more than papa murphy's with 6 other popular company stocks we got bought out so the investors of Amazon and mirosoft and costco could get the best rise of price for the believers of the companies

  • Turbanator
    Turbanator Day ago

    A bottle to Appleton in the back. Chirs what you up to bud ;)

  • Morgan!
    Morgan! Day ago

    Can you make ringolos? I feel the flavour is very unique and would be hard to replicate (idk tho i aint no chef)

  • Josh Carter
    Josh Carter Day ago

    Make strawberry frosted donut from Dunkin

  • aki Yoshima
    aki Yoshima Day ago

    I actually don't like doritos, I prefer original Lay's or Original Pringles

  • Nuttygirl
    Nuttygirl Day ago

    By far my favorite Claire video yet! You did a great job, Claire!
    Chris- I'm a super taster too... How can I make that work for me?

  • Evan Berwick
    Evan Berwick 2 days ago

    Have any of the editors ever looked at their scopes? Every one of these videos is overexposed at some point or another. This one get so bad that Claire's face loses detail at points. For the love of God please either fix it in post or tell your camera operators to crank the iris back a little.

  • Caitlin Capacete
    Caitlin Capacete 2 days ago


  • Caitlin Capacete
    Caitlin Capacete 2 days ago +1


  • Jimena Garcia
    Jimena Garcia 2 days ago

    Achiote would have made them the right color and maybe better taste

  • michelle andreah sanchez lechuga

    Clair can you make lucky charms pleaseeee

  • letshavetuesdayeveryday

    The thing I've learned most from this video?
    In the US nacho cheese Doritos are in a red bag whereas in the UK the red bags are flaming hot and cheese is orange.

  • AdaamKyle
    AdaamKyle 2 days ago

    Are they ALL homosexuals there?

  • Singing Diaries
    Singing Diaries 2 days ago +3

    You're so talented Claire, I love your videos.

  • Mrssea Sea
    Mrssea Sea 2 days ago

    When I was young my dad bought a bag of Doritos, this was early 70s ish and all it had in it was a huge ball of dough........

  • Greywind92
    Greywind92 2 days ago

    can i work here, cooking is my passion and you have like my dream workplace. you all seem so happy there

  • Brianna Gordy
    Brianna Gordy 2 days ago

    I got triggers when he said yeah to it being the soft shell around a hard shell. No that's a GORDITA CRUNCH!

  • TheDuchess
    TheDuchess 2 days ago

    "Look how I'm touching it, Brad." 😂😂😂

  • Zombycow
    Zombycow 2 days ago

    all you gotta do now is send them to chow so whatshername can make some consomme for that southern kick.

  • Placid Kitty
    Placid Kitty 2 days ago

    omg I'm living for Gaby's space buns

  • TsubakiiHime
    TsubakiiHime 2 days ago

    Gaby is the real MVP of the team 😂😂😂😂

  • chloeacn
    chloeacn 2 days ago +3

    Claire please make frosted mini wheats. Thank you for being you.

  • Nathan Montejo
    Nathan Montejo 2 days ago

    Why didn’t you use msg

  • Mary Pham
    Mary Pham 2 days ago

    Can you please make gummy peach rings??

  • Seenya B
    Seenya B 2 days ago

    Please do Tater tots. Let’s have a napoleon dynamite moment.

  • Liana Bautista
    Liana Bautista 2 days ago

    Gourmet goldfish

  • Travis Diller
    Travis Diller 2 days ago

    Claire!! Cumin! You didn’t add “spices”!

  • shy f
    shy f 2 days ago

    Can you make kiss chocolate

  • Andrew Elsenheimer
    Andrew Elsenheimer 2 days ago

    You try and make taki’s!!

  • Zakiry
    Zakiry 2 days ago

    Forgot American nacho cheese is red, in england red is chilli heatwave it’s quite nice tbh

  • Emily Victor
    Emily Victor 2 days ago

    Claire, could you attempt to make gourmet sour trolli gummy worms?

  • Elizabeth
    Elizabeth 2 days ago

    I’m confused I thought Claire was leaving non appetite. Love her tho

  • p salad
    p salad 2 days ago

    gourmet pop tarts but with the original sweet crackerish crust, no puff pastry bs

  • Alex Sanchez
    Alex Sanchez 2 days ago

    Gourmet Sour Gummy Worms!!!

  • Eric
    Eric 2 days ago

    just bake corn tortillas on low temp and sprinkle some cheese powder after

  • Ironidas ___
    Ironidas ___ 2 days ago

    Gourmet Airheads... Good luck ("Taken" Bad Guy voice)

  • Peaches lmao
    Peaches lmao 3 days ago

    Claire should try sour patch kids! I'm very interested in seeing how she'd be able to get the shape and all that jazz

  • A
    A 3 days ago

    Didn’t quite follow the geometry lecture, and am not a huge fan of chips (duuuu...), but Doritos are fine.

  • Monet Haughton
    Monet Haughton 3 days ago

    For season two can you make oatmeal cream pies and star crunch and nutty buddies 😋

  • Mackenzi VanCuren
    Mackenzi VanCuren 3 days ago

    Gourmet Dippin Dotsss

  • Benjamin Beardon
    Benjamin Beardon 3 days ago

    You should make pizza rolls next!!!!

  • julieann nguyen
    julieann nguyen 3 days ago

    Rhoda is just the most precious bean in the test kitchen. She’s like “No it’s ok Claire we can do it together :D”

  • Trinity Brown
    Trinity Brown 3 days ago

    Make a gourmet slim Jim

  • blanketshoe
    blanketshoe 3 days ago

    Spicy nacho is the best flavor

  • Laura Dieppa
    Laura Dieppa 3 days ago +3

    His "say again" reaction When he's told they might have tacos later and is offered to come just was too funny. But is also my reaction TACO BELL RULES!!!!

  • shy f
    shy f 3 days ago

    Can you make kix cereal please!!!

  • Rebecca Cook
    Rebecca Cook 3 days ago

    I just ate a Butterfinger and then thought about how impossible it would be to make and how amazing it would be in an episode. New request!! Butterfingers!!!

  • yousifel1
    yousifel1 3 days ago

    Such a hero for not completely losing your s**t at the end!

  • Crystal Solomon
    Crystal Solomon 3 days ago

    Claire should try making pop tarts.

  • Nadine Taylor
    Nadine Taylor 3 days ago +3

    you should make gourmet sour patch kids next 😋

  • KyouyaKawaii
    KyouyaKawaii 3 days ago

    Everytime she says Harina i cringe a bit lmao H is silent in spanish. Not trying to be mean here im just laughing cuz it sounds so weird in her accent xD

  • Jazmine Dillon
    Jazmine Dillon 3 days ago +32

    brad- *says something*
    claire- 🤔
    claire- “no”

  • darkypiemotica
    darkypiemotica 3 days ago +10

    Please, pleaaase make Takis Fuego, it would be so hard but so very interesting

  • greta s
    greta s 3 days ago +7

    Can you please make a gourmet kinder bueno, it is my favorite candy a eat it almost every day and a would love to eat it gourmet
    Like if you agre

  • Reut Hershkovitz
    Reut Hershkovitz 3 days ago +2


  • Krissia Emberga
    Krissia Emberga 3 days ago +3

    Toblerones please!!!! Claire needs a challenge!!

  • Lolly C.
    Lolly C. 3 days ago +1

    Do hot cheetos

  • nae nae baby
    nae nae baby 3 days ago

    I genuinely can pin point her age

  • mdispenz716
    mdispenz716 3 days ago +1

    Can you please do nestle aero chocolate bars🙏

  • Danielle Aaliyah
    Danielle Aaliyah 3 days ago +1

    Make butter fingers

  • Aisha
    Aisha 3 days ago

    Imagine brad’s sign on the tortilla press was for good reason and not just to be annoying hahahah but probably no one would take it seriously

  • Guru Sandirasegaram
    Guru Sandirasegaram 3 days ago

    Who makes the dipping or dressing ? Me expensive in Canada when on sale I buy

  • Anastasia B
    Anastasia B 3 days ago +22

    No one:

    Chris: *Close-up of sniffing Doritos*

  • Evan Duty
    Evan Duty 3 days ago +2

    Using an iMac in a lower Manhattan high-rise to watch how it works, as a lesson on making Doritos.
    That's a cool job!

  • Amethyst Crandall
    Amethyst Crandall 3 days ago

    Gourmet pizza rolls!!

  • dazzlelight711
    dazzlelight711 3 days ago

    The exposure is always way too high on all Ba videos

  • Maria Laird
    Maria Laird 3 days ago

    You should totally make gourmet Pocky!

  • Juan Ledesma
    Juan Ledesma 3 days ago

    38:11 me being optimistic about life hahahaha

  • Alicia Rowe
    Alicia Rowe 3 days ago

    Franz fried fruit pie, please. Preferably lemon flavor. 😊

  • Stephanie Green
    Stephanie Green 3 days ago

    gourmet Toffifee next

  • Thatcher_the_dispatcher

    Red is chilli heatwave in the uk.. cheese is orange. Weirded me out for a while

  • Mora Williams
    Mora Williams 3 days ago

    gummy bears! make gummy bears

  • Intactbjörn
    Intactbjörn 3 days ago

    The people at WinCo have cracked the secret recipe. No joke. I can rarely bring myself to pay $3 - $5 for a bag of Doritos, but WinCo's has their own store brand for like $1.80 (both "zesty ranch" and nacho flavors) decided to test them out and I honestly almost couldn't tell the difference, probably the only noticeable difference I could place is their chips are a little different in terms of density/crunchiness, and they're also slightly smaller (maybe that explains the why they have a different crunch.) Otherwise, the flavors are spot on.

  • Gabe Baty
    Gabe Baty 3 days ago +18

    I would like to see something like gourmet sour patch kids,gummy worms, or sour straws

  • Vanessa Sincovich
    Vanessa Sincovich 3 days ago

    You should make gourmet chips ahoy cookies

  • GarbageplateKiller
    GarbageplateKiller 3 days ago +3

    These hipsters praising doritos as the ultimate snack have obviously never had Fritos Honey BBQ Flavor Twists.

  • American Griot
    American Griot 4 days ago

    Gourmet Goldfish crackers?🤷🏽

  • Still Cringey
    Still Cringey 4 days ago +1

    You should have made gourmet Mountain Dew to go with the Doritos

  • Wize
    Wize 4 days ago

    A vacuum chamber would possibly fix the crispy problem.

  • Milo Colin
    Milo Colin 4 days ago

    The seasoning should be ground finer so that the flavor is emulsified

  • Oumou Ouedraogo
    Oumou Ouedraogo 4 days ago

    Funyuns Funyuns Funyuns!!!

  • Shaylin Ng
    Shaylin Ng 4 days ago

    you should do a gourmet pocky next

  • Lolo Cutiie
    Lolo Cutiie 4 days ago

    You guys should make a video about making gourmet Cheetos! Could be really interesting!

    • Memook F
      Memook F 4 days ago

      They actually did. It's episode 3

  • Shannon Riley
    Shannon Riley 4 days ago

    Can you make Fun Dip???

  • Brian George
    Brian George 4 days ago

    You should find people that have never had the product you are trying to reproduce and have them do a blind test. It would be interesting to see what they like and why.

  • Raymond Lontoc
    Raymond Lontoc 4 days ago

    Just Gabby being cuter than she already is

  • Raymond Lontoc
    Raymond Lontoc 4 days ago


  • Raymond Lontoc
    Raymond Lontoc 4 days ago

    Claire is BA's mathematician

  • agent redfur
    agent redfur 4 days ago

    Can you please make Nutella
    I know it’s a weird idea but I was disappointed when I found out that it still uses palm oil as it is destroying orangutans’ environment in Malaysia and so I was hoping you could make a version with a palm oil substitute

  • DTP531 Gryffindork
    DTP531 Gryffindork 4 days ago

    Could you try to make poki next

  • GDeathGod TDFL
    GDeathGod TDFL 4 days ago

    Am I the only one turned on by her?

  • Rhett Jones
    Rhett Jones 4 days ago

    Fruity pebbles!!!!

  • Julia Marie
    Julia Marie 4 days ago

    Gourmet Fruity Pebbles!