4 Levels of Steak: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Sep 19, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of steak. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which steak was the best?
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  • Joe
    Joe Hour ago

    Frank was gonna be in this video but his cow that he bred wasn't old enough to be slaughtered yet

  • Joe
    Joe Hour ago

    One day Emily will make her on ketchup as a level 3 chef

  • Bill A
    Bill A 2 hours ago

    Add salt, fry high temp, rest, done! No fancy sauce and spices. The meat IS the flavour!

  • Selena Rivera
    Selena Rivera 4 hours ago


    the beef

  • Sayhan Awan
    Sayhan Awan 4 hours ago +1

    Did anyone find the black woman annoying?

  • Mitchell Yang
    Mitchell Yang 4 hours ago

    Is it even a challenge, dry age vs the others

  • Diana Zahri
    Diana Zahri 5 hours ago

    Can we have an episode where all 3 level chefs are given the SAME ingredients and see who elevates the dish the best?

  • Mr.Ardian Shah
    Mr.Ardian Shah 5 hours ago +1

    More Emily!

  • vXAcromatics YT
    vXAcromatics YT 6 hours ago

    *I respect the beef*

  • Vero Nicah
    Vero Nicah 6 hours ago

    Ay our favorite food scientist is back

  • TheSuperNoob
    TheSuperNoob 9 hours ago

    the only two level 3 chefs that smiled in a video are adriana and kelvin from the tacos video

  • Mark Clegg
    Mark Clegg 12 hours ago

    Steaks I'd send back in a restaurant

  • Steven Greenwalt
    Steven Greenwalt 14 hours ago

    A good cut of beef does not need all that extra spices. Maybe a little salt and pepper anything more is too much!
    If you are starting with factory farm junk meat fine do this.

  • Robin Wells
    Robin Wells 15 hours ago

    She didnt make a bearnaise at all. Bearnaise has to have tarragon.
    This was just a hollandaise with herbs.
    Get your facts straight. She should be ashamed after working in France to get such a classic french sauce wrong

  • L Hour
    L Hour 16 hours ago +1

    They all looks pretty good, if only it wasn't medium rare

  • ASVP
    ASVP 16 hours ago

    They all should have used the same cut of meat

  • Let’s get 100,000 subscribers for no reason

    Teacher:why are you laughing?
    My brain:*emily making ketchup as a level 3 chef*

  • Chango Bango
    Chango Bango 19 hours ago

    The message is clear: Get yourself an Adrianna. 😁

  • Stephanie Gould
    Stephanie Gould 20 hours ago

    Julie's awesome. :)

  • Stephanie Gould
    Stephanie Gould 20 hours ago

    in 10 years Emily is going to be on the Food Network with her own show: "Cook to Quick"

  • Rooster Brand
    Rooster Brand 20 hours ago

    More Emily please!

  • Event Horizon Productions

    Downvote for the Scientist and the science.

  • YoShaDey
    YoShaDey Day ago

    Kinda feel bad for emily for being used as level 1 chef

  • Aishwarya Satpathy

    I don't watch beyond Level 3. My mind is not ready for that kind of knowledge.

  • Atyenta Manandhar

    I want to try a steak but I can’t cuz my country’s national animal is cow

  • Juicy Plushy
    Juicy Plushy Day ago

    99% Of people talking about Emily

  • near
    near Day ago +1

    anyone in here know emily's instagram?

  • Lala Peralta
    Lala Peralta Day ago

    Progression Of Cooks
    Level 0 Chef - Level 1 Chef
    Level 1 Chef - Level 2 Chef
    Level 2 Chef - Level 3 Chef
    Level 3 Chef - The One That Check If the Ingridients Are Right

  • Ata Tekin
    Ata Tekin Day ago

    What does Emily do to stay a level 1 chef?

  • weirdo world
    weirdo world Day ago

    i really watch these videos just to see emily cook

  • ii Marquise ii ii Marquise ii

    I love Julie. Bring her back. She so nice and pretty.

  • The Juicy Boy
    The Juicy Boy Day ago

    Take a shot for everytime someone says flavor

  • Sean VanGenderen

    Marinating a ribeye steak? Noooooo

  • Noah lynn
    Noah lynn Day ago

    Respect the beef

  • Hilario Garcia
    Hilario Garcia Day ago

    The real chef cute af 😂😂

  • Katie Booth
    Katie Booth 2 days ago +1

    Adriana: SHALLOTS!!!!

  • Katie Booth
    Katie Booth 2 days ago +2

    Emily: Do Cooking Things To It

    Emily Is Level 3 Now

  • Dylan Thurston
    Dylan Thurston 2 days ago

    Everybody is saying Emily got too good, but she went to the store and picked out a 1/2 inch flank steak out of an entire wall of steaks. She’s got a ways to go.

  • eyes2pearls -
    eyes2pearls - 2 days ago

    They ruined the beef... You only need salt and pepper!! Less is more guys don't listen to them

  • Invictus
    Invictus 2 days ago +1

    emily 20 years of cooking expereince

    emily: hey im a level one chef

  • Big Dave
    Big Dave 2 days ago

    level 2 was looking better than level 3
    that expert was doing too much

  • Billy Hernandez
    Billy Hernandez 2 days ago

    Emily been watching binging with babish. Protect her!

  • Abigail Johnson
    Abigail Johnson 2 days ago +2

    We don’t drink alcohol... I can’t make that sauce.

  • love0the0fans
    love0the0fans 2 days ago

    Level 3 cook sounds like a Latina from Wisconsin. I've literally never heard whatever accent that is she has going on🤣

  • Karen Davidson
    Karen Davidson 2 days ago

    10 years? She looks 20!

  • light564
    light564 2 days ago

    Steak in the U.S. does not use blood. they use a liquid called myoglobin i think

  • difranchise
    difranchise 2 days ago

    This has almost nothing to do with skill and everything to do with cut and quality. Of course the flank will not be as good as a dry aged ribeye.

  • Morti Cian
    Morti Cian 2 days ago

    i always root for the underdog Emily! she's so much more relatable to me on a Mom to Mom level.
    p.s. i just finished watching Rosemary Trout on an episode with Brad & Andy making the perfect turkey!

  • Casey Goode
    Casey Goode 2 days ago

    This is less amateur to chef and more "budget" to "money is no object".

  • Rnzphy
    Rnzphy 2 days ago

    Awesome idea!! Have them try each other’s dish and let’s see what they think. Try to have them guess which level was able to make that dish!!

  • Cubby Nubby
    Cubby Nubby 3 days ago +1

    The expert cook baddddd tho

  • Mendokusai99
    Mendokusai99 3 days ago

    Desensitised pan handling. Been there. I wouldn’t even notice small burns until I showered later.

  • Dopey H
    Dopey H 3 days ago


  • Joonie's lost passport in Norway

    my two friends fighting.
    Random stranger: Why are they fighting?
    Me: I can't tell.
    Random Stranger: why?
    Me : "Cuz I respect the beef"

  • Rhys Knight
    Rhys Knight 3 days ago

    Nearly got fired from a breakfast cafe for doing hollandaise off the stove, became sous chef of a different cafe for doing it, as long as a good outcome can be achieved, the method is okay

  • Aventus
    Aventus 3 days ago

    I want to see them taste each others food.

  • Alexandre Moonwell
    Alexandre Moonwell 3 days ago

    I really like Julie, she seems like a nice person !

  • Dick Piano
    Dick Piano 3 days ago

    level 3 chef fine as hell...10/10 would wife her.

  • Omnominus
    Omnominus 3 days ago


  • Kier John Señerez
    Kier John Señerez 3 days ago

    Emily's steak sauce is made up of Ketchup, etc.😆