What do the pleats on a chef's hat represent?

Answer The chef's hat, also known as toque blanche which means "white hat" in French, is pleated to represent the number of ways a chef can cook an eggs. The typical chef's hat has 100 pleats, meaning the... Read More »

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Why are the chefs on TV programs always overweight Why don't we ever see healthy chefs fixing healthy food?

There was a show on Food Network called "Healthy Appetite" with Ellie Krieger. You can find her videos on I've made some of her dishes and I think they're good. Her show was only O... Read More »

How many other chefs do the iron chefs get?

Not quite sure if this is what you mean, but each chef is allowed two sous chefs in kitchen stadium.

How do I make pleats on fabric?

Make pleats on fabric through a combination of sewing and ironing. Form the pleats you want in the fabric by folding them by hand, then ironing them in place. As you iron, keep the tops of the fold... Read More »

How to Make Drapery Pleats?

Draperies are an all-purpose item in the home; they serve the practical objective of providing privacy and keeping out the sun, while adding an elegant style element to tie a room together. The bes... Read More »