4 Levels of Roast Chicken: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published: 04 December 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - an amateur, a home cook, and a professional - to make us a roast chicken. After each of them had presented their creation, we asked a food scientist to review their work. Who can boast the best roast? Whose bird is the word? A-well, a bird, bird, bird...

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Comments • 4 327

  • Nate Rivers
    Nate Rivers  3 hours back

    Jay is my spirit animal. I'd like to think I'm a pretty damn good home cook. But sometimes you just wanna get the baby carrots and have your carrots ready in 3 seconds.

    • Will Watkins
      Will Watkins  24 hours back


      • Harrison maddox
        Harrison maddox  1 days back

        i will say the level 3 cooks food looked great until she put lawn clipping all over the place why did you do that i mean seriously no sane person wants to pick off the water cress and put it aside this is why i do not respect higher level cooks sometimes when their plates this look like crap leave the water cress in the salad where it belongs not everyone wants to try to be french with every dish and not trying to be a jerk because your chicken looks amazing and i bet it tastes great just remember lawn cutting go in the compost bin not all over your plate or serving dish on the bottom and middle was fine no issue just the sprinkling randomly on top is what im talking about

        • Kyle DuPont
          Kyle DuPont  1 days back

          Not even gonna lie Jay’s looks the best

          • Shazawatul A.
            Shazawatul A.  1 days back


            • Andriea Taylor
              Andriea Taylor  1 days back

              Bread salad!

              • Forbidden Grump dump
                Forbidden Grump dump  1 days back

                I would like links for just specific people you want the recipes for

                • Spatje
                  Spatje  2 days back

                  I would love to see the cooks taste each other creations

                  • EZ Darren Robson
                    EZ Darren Robson  2 days back

                    The guy with the bags just taught me a life lesson

                    • Jasimen Metcalf
                      Jasimen Metcalf  2 days back

                      I missed the levels and I can’t tell who’s level 1 and 2

                      • zamzaidi zakaria
                        zamzaidi zakaria  3 days back

                        Maannnn that old dude so LAZY that he's contributing to excessive wastage that's affecting the planet....!!! Learn to wash your diahes B^*"@*d..!

                        • Laidback Lifestyle
                          Laidback Lifestyle  3 days back

                          Jay's disregard for the environment is just sad

                          • Kit Katt
                            Kit Katt  3 days back

                            I have never had a damn thing in common with the level 1 chefs on this show until now lol he is imo not a level 1 but a lvl 2 Home chef or we need to add another level! Start with cant boil water than lvl 1-3

                            • stephen refrew
                              stephen refrew  3 days back

                              1st guy is just fat and lazy

                              • Adwoa Debrah
                                Adwoa Debrah  4 days back

                                No dishes Jay is my kind of guy

                                • Olivér Nagy
                                  Olivér Nagy  4 days back

                                  could someone explain to me why all their skillets are so damn dirty? It's so gross even it's the side which is only touching the parchment paper or the oven

                                  • TO THE GUILLOTINE!
                                    TO THE GUILLOTINE!  4 days back


                                    Level 3 chefs: CaSt iRoN pAn

                                    • Chase Madison
                                      Chase Madison  4 days back

                                      Chefs chicken still looked a little under cooked... No one likes pink or red chicken meat

                                      • Woken Artist
                                        Woken Artist  4 days back

                                        Director : are you sure you brought the right person for level 3?
                                        Producer : yes, why do you ask?
                                        Director : .... Salt and thyme, bread salad.. Huh!

                                        • Joe Stannard
                                          Joe Stannard  4 days back

                                          It's almost as if nobody cares about reducing waste and recycling... If you don't like washing up, mix in the tray your're going to cook in. Its a bit of a disgrace that Epicurious let's that go in the video. Not even a mention of the environmental impact of a pointless use of plastic bags and aluminum foil. For all those who care about the planet even a little bit, dislike the video.

                                          • Otaku Gamer
                                            Otaku Gamer  4 days back

                                            Jay is at least level 1.5

                                            • meme channel
                                              meme channel  4 days back

                                              *Beth should be promoted*

                                              • Hero Win
                                                Hero Win  5 days back

                                                It constantly feels like Jay is about to explain to me why I'm wrong

                                                • Георги Душанов

                                                  The man with the plastic bags... You have to do dishes or you are not a Chef even a Level 1. And the more important... It's plastic. Take care about the planet. The plastic doesn't help.

                                                  • Angie Baptiste
                                                    Angie Baptiste  5 days back

                                                    Not a vegan or vegetarian but watching this... I understand.

                                                    • Hunter Van Damme
                                                      Hunter Van Damme  5 days back

                                                      The old lady’s are always experienced...

                                                      • BX56
                                                        BX56  5 days back

                                                        14:04 top 10 anime crossovers

                                                        • Elijah Ramirez
                                                          Elijah Ramirez  5 days back

                                                          bruh this boy jay rlly hate dishes

                                                          • Bwallabie
                                                            Bwallabie  5 days back

                                                            Why is this called 4 levels when there are three?

                                                            • no one
                                                              no one  6 days back

                                                              "I'd rather use plastic bags on everything, because I'm too lazy to do dishes."

                                                              You sir, are part of the problem.

                                                              • Justa Nuff
                                                                Justa Nuff  2 days back

                                                                I think the problem is society, and the fact we cannot escape from technology and consumerism, because of human greed.

                                                              • no one
                                                                no one  2 days back

                                                                @Jacob Baca no. fick off

                                                              • Jacob Baca
                                                                Jacob Baca  2 days back

                                                                no one shut up

                                                            • Suplox
                                                              Suplox  6 days back

                                                              Why should i recycle, when this lvl 1 chef is frickin using PLASTIC baggs.

                                                              • kuroberi duhi
                                                                kuroberi duhi  6 days back

                                                                Wt.... this level 1 Jay is actualy a lazy level 3 chef during weekend.

                                                                • Newton's Third Law
                                                                  Newton's Third Law  6 days back

                                                                  Is it just me or does Barbara always seem kinda awkward with her hands...

                                                                  • Yahmina Sarae
                                                                    Yahmina Sarae  6 days back

                                                                    I like this level one he seem more advanced then level 2 and 3 lol

                                                                    • h h
                                                                      h h  7 days back

                                                                      Level 3 and doesn’t even season her chicken

                                                                      • susan Thomas
                                                                        susan Thomas  7 days back

                                                                        Am I the only one who skips level 4 every SINGLE time!?

                                                                        • helmy
                                                                          helmy  1 weeks back

                                                                          using bag to avoid doing dishes is exactly the kind of laziness thats ruining the earth lmao grow up dude

                                                                          • 3steph2
                                                                            3steph2  1 weeks back

                                                                            Omg white people really can’t cook chicken 😩😩

                                                                            • Rylan Wallace
                                                                              Rylan Wallace  1 weeks back

                                                                              Jay is cool

                                                                              • stijn Nodelijk
                                                                                stijn Nodelijk  1 weeks back

                                                                                Jay isn’t lvl 1 he’s just anxious for cleaning the dishes

                                                                                • Tkis
                                                                                  Tkis  1 weeks back

                                                                                  jay can u adopt me

                                                                                  • Rusty Fountain
                                                                                    Rusty Fountain  1 weeks back

                                                                                    4 levels of Roast myself:

                                                                                    • As Guy
                                                                                      As Guy  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Beth is a grandma, so she's at least level 10

                                                                                      • Jonathan Bonafe
                                                                                        Jonathan Bonafe  1 weeks back


                                                                                      • giordan ukim
                                                                                        giordan ukim  1 weeks back

                                                                                        5:30 you still have to take out the trash

                                                                                        • DeVu SiLwAl
                                                                                          DeVu SiLwAl  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Damn Jay is lazy as hell sheesh

                                                                                          • KeKe
                                                                                            KeKe  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Level 2 👩‍🍳 food just looked yummier like my Grandmas.

                                                                                            • Monnette Mullenix
                                                                                              Monnette Mullenix  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Kevin Smith really hates dishes.