[Sca-cooks] "Top Chef" vs "Hell's Kitchen"

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Thu Dec 10 09:21:50 PST 2009

On Dec 10, 2009, at 12:16 PM, Susan Lin wrote:

> I agree that a cook and a chef are different.  I think a small distinction
> that might be made is that most of the Top Chef candidates are already
> "chefs" in that they run kitchens and/or own restaurants and the Hell's
> Kitchen contestants are still in the "wanna be" stage.  I'm a pretty decent
> cook but I would never consider myself a chef.  Besides which - I'd look
> silly in a big white hat.  Do you remember that Hell's Kitchen contestant
> that showed up wearing an extra tall one??!!!!

If they had existed at the time, Escoffier woulda totally worn a Mets cap!

Adamantius (who finds the white neckerchief indispensable)

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