What’s a Top Chef Made Of? (Infographic)

Did you know there are five types of chef’s hats, and when it comes to this cap, size does matter? When we think of chefs, we instantly imagine decadent, savory and restaurant-quality meals. While chefs do create stunning dishes — there are many more crazy components to kitchen life that the average diner wouldn’t think of! Check out what a chef is actually made of, from kitchen tools to cooking accessories to that signature chef’s hat.

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heather g.
heather g4 years ago

Ahhh - now all we need is people who don't have jaded taste-buds and who appreciate good food...

Marie W.
Marie W4 years ago

Never eat a thin chef's food.

Beverly M.
Past Member 4 years ago

Fun info ~ Thank you!

Susana Leanza
Susana Leanza4 years ago

incredible! good to know

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Barbara L.
Past Member 4 years ago

I admire the gourmet cooks that I know and have enjoyed many a good meal with them.

But, I am so glad that I can cook. I meet people, especially young people, who have no clue as to how to prepare a meal. They can open a can and reheat take out, but cook? Make a cake from scratch? Or know how to knead dough to make bread? Nooooo.

Cooking is not only an art but also a necessity. (If you learn to cook, you don't have to eat all those processed foods made by corporations who are putting who knows what in the food!)

Shanti S.
S S4 years ago

Thank you.

Katie K.
Katie K4 years ago

Thin and gaunt chefs always made me wonder. Worked in the food and beverage business for 20yrs and chefs are verrrrrry temperamental. When weeded stay out of their way or get the wrath of the kitchen and never question their methods. Nothing you order will ever be quite right. One po'd at me once put the metal food covers on the grill top so when I went to serve my customer I was burned. Heed my words.

Nicole W.
Nicole W4 years ago

thank you for posting

Winn Adams
Winn A4 years ago