4 Levels of Mac and Cheese: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Feb 20, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of macaroni and cheese. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which mac & cheese was the best?
    Check out the professional's recipe here on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/chef-michael-garretts-macaroni-pie-recipe
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Comments • 23 003

  • Aiden Bowen
    Aiden Bowen 6 hours ago +1

    My favorite food is Mac and Cheese and I’m all out of Kraft. Thanks for making me suffer.

  • King FlamezZ
    King FlamezZ 10 hours ago +1

    Level 0 Starts By Opening A Box Of Kraft Mac And Cheese

  • Lohatiyo Metoxen
    Lohatiyo Metoxen 11 hours ago

    Her amateur is pro compared to my macaroni

  • Spark The dragon
    Spark The dragon 13 hours ago

    0:13 How did pennywise make u a chef

  • Tuquynh Nx
    Tuquynh Nx 14 hours ago

    I’m only 14 but I bet my Mac n cheese is the best one like all of these Mac and cheeses look too dry like there’s almost no sauce . I barely see the browning on top too . .Hire me so I’ll show you how to make the best Mac n cheese

  • Miguel Martinez
    Miguel Martinez Day ago

    I don’t like Mac n Cheese

  • ᴡᴀʀᴘʀᴏᴍᴏ / E D I T S

    btw they add the food scientist so that they can get the video over 10 mins, no one cares

  • V Petitjean
    V Petitjean Day ago +1

    Anthony seems like a life 360 parent

  • Ely López González

    Personally, I believe someone tried to make cavatini... and when it didn't turn out mac & cheese was born.

  • Pascal Mtonga
    Pascal Mtonga Day ago

    Level 3 ain't sleep for as long as he been cooking

  • Gurmo123
    Gurmo123 Day ago

    Am I the only one that was bothered by the sound effect they kept adding when they would move the Mac and cheese???

  • Meercatzz
    Meercatzz Day ago

    that "panko" looked like uncooked rice

  • Sky Raine
    Sky Raine 2 days ago

    okay guys, I’m gonna go to the store and buy macaroni, cheese and.... .. and.. ok nevermind

  • Alex Graham
    Alex Graham 2 days ago

    Y'all are wrong for those cheese noise effects lmao

  • Monica B
    Monica B 2 days ago

    It was refreshing to not see a pretentious level 3 chef.

  • mike honcho
    mike honcho 2 days ago

    The food scientist put on a accent for mascarpone but can't pronounce Parmigiano-Reggiano properly smh

  • mike honcho
    mike honcho 2 days ago

    This guy is a chef in the same way McDonalds employers are chefs

  • jerald meow
    jerald meow 2 days ago

    Sound effects are lame and ruin the video

  • William Nguyen
    William Nguyen 3 days ago

    Anthony just does not blink like... is he ok?

  • lucas_clark
    lucas_clark 3 days ago

    Anthony seems like a pretty cool guy u help up instead of laugh at when they trip

  • Naomi Edwards
    Naomi Edwards 3 days ago

    my way is to cook egg noodles, (so not traditional) then you make bacon pieces, crispy cooked, then, you create a mixture of mozzarella cheese, American cheese (orange), and Mexican or Colby jack cheese (whatever you prefer). Melt the cheese. After you put the cheese and the cooked mac n cheese in a bowl, mix, and then mix in the bacon bits. It's literally so good. I made it in my cooking class and like my team and I devoured it. It was the only dish the judges at all.

  • Samuel Morin
    Samuel Morin 3 days ago

    Level 2 cook is the guy that reads the Apple terms and conditions

  • Katia Dillon
    Katia Dillon 3 days ago +1

    I'd eat the Mac and cheese the level one chef made.

  • Luke Hazek
    Luke Hazek 3 days ago +1

    She aint level 1 she baked the mac n cheese

  • john walker
    john walker 3 days ago

    Level 2 definitely post inspirational quotes on Instagram

  • Ryan Jonas
    Ryan Jonas 3 days ago

    I hate cheese... why did I watch this?!

  • Molly Demetria
    Molly Demetria 3 days ago

    i wouldn’t eat nun of their macaroni

  • GAMissy James
    GAMissy James 4 days ago

    Maybe it's just my family but my we don't make Mac and cheese like any of these chefs. But I would like to try the gram cracker and bacon topping

  • HUNGRYFoodie
    HUNGRYFoodie 4 days ago

    Only ones I would eat are the last two. That’s first one is so freaking dry looking. Those poor noodles were crying in the oven

  • Drcool52
    Drcool52 4 days ago

    Level 2 chef looks like the kinda guy to add his cheese alphabetic....oh

  • Utsav Kumar
    Utsav Kumar 4 days ago

    is it just me or the 2nd chef was the best

  • Genn S
    Genn S 6 days ago

    Level two actually looks good

  • 1980rlquinn
    1980rlquinn 6 days ago

    Fire whoever does your foley.

  • Rob
    Rob 6 days ago

    I'd rather have dinner with Ada and eat someone else's Mac and cheese.

  • ADam Razia
    ADam Razia 6 days ago

    0.00001 Chef:Adds raw macaroni and shredded cheese on TOP

  • BIG_P
    BIG_P 6 days ago +1

    Level 2 looks the best in my opinion

  • Bomber Harris
    Bomber Harris 6 days ago

    "I'm Italian" he says with an American accent
    Also, what Italian pronounces mascarpone like "marscerpown" He's very clearly not Italian? Can Americans please stop pretending to be other nationalities? Just accept it, you're American.

    • A Google User
      A Google User 5 days ago

      americans often identify by their ancestry not just their citizenship, its a big part of american culture, just accept it.

  • Fergboy Rossgerson
    Fergboy Rossgerson 6 days ago

    The first two made good ‘Mac and Cheese’. The pro chef didn’t even make Mac And Cheese lol

  • Gage Williams
    Gage Williams 6 days ago

    Mostly boys

  • Cuan Chulainn
    Cuan Chulainn 6 days ago

    Crunchy mac and cheese? Heresy.

  • Jaydon Tobler
    Jaydon Tobler 6 days ago

    Why didn’t level 2 add ANY seasoning?

  • Travione Moss
    Travione Moss 6 days ago

    They are really wildin with the sound effects😂😂😭😭

  • ArcaneGann
    ArcaneGann 6 days ago +4

    The sound effects are just awful here.

  • Anahí González
    Anahí González 6 days ago

    What's the point of adding oil to the water? Water and oil don't mix, there's no way that would help to prevent the pasta to stick together

  • Sammie Rivera
    Sammie Rivera 6 days ago

    If mac and cheese doesn’t have sharp cheddar I will not eat it lol

  • Milena van Wijk
    Milena van Wijk 6 days ago

    Wow, can’t believe people actually eat this. Damn it’s unhealthy. Just add some veggies people 😂

  • Calista
    Calista 6 days ago

    None of these look good enough to be on a thanksgiving table.

  • Don Fuego
    Don Fuego 6 days ago +2

    Breadcrumbs don't belong on mac and cheese. Level 1 did it right.

  • Call Me HitlersNudes

    When lorenzo isnt there );

  • Cow Farts Bear
    Cow Farts Bear 7 days ago

    nobody used the powder in the box?

  • Yuheng XIE
    Yuheng XIE 7 days ago


  • Skys_Kai
    Skys_Kai 7 days ago +1

    Michael is the most likable level 3 chef

  • Aaron Friedman
    Aaron Friedman 7 days ago

    Level 1 is the best

  • JordenDaGoat :D
    JordenDaGoat :D 7 days ago +1

    level 4 chef approaching.

    all of them:Why do i hear boss music?

  • Tanay O
    Tanay O 8 days ago

    Level 1 looks dry 🥴

  • Jay Pence
    Jay Pence 8 days ago


  • Joshua Trepeling
    Joshua Trepeling 8 days ago +1

    Noob vs pro vs hacker

  • Rich
    Rich 8 days ago +2

    The Food scientist should also taste each dish. Why is no one actually judging the taste of the food...that is the whole point of food

  • Alexandre Pereira Costa

    Level two is Jake Peralta. You can't change my mind

  • Leroy Williams
    Leroy Williams 8 days ago

    This video so stupid why you Gotta make all that noise