Who invented the chef hat?

Answer The notion of the chef hat or "toque" can be traced back throughout history for centuries. Therefore, an era is recognized as having invented the chef hat rather than a historical figure. The earli... Read More »

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Who invented the chef's knife?

Knives associated with cooking have existed for millennia around the world. However, the modern chef’s knife probably derives from designs created in the German city of Solingen in the 18th centu... Read More »

What popular snack food was invented by a Native American chef?

George Crum, a Native American chef in New York, created the potato chip in 1853. The dish was an attempt to aggravate a customer who complained that Crum's French fries were too thick. However, th... Read More »

Vegetarian Chef: My very young son has expressed an interest in becoming a chef, however he is a vegetarian.?

(I'm assuming you aren't veg)How young is very young? Pre-school? High school? He needs to start out by learning how to cook in YOUR kitchen. Are YOU teaching him cooking? As a veg he needs to kno... Read More »

Why is Chef Tom leaving Top Chef?

Tom Colicchio has not left Top Chef. He is currently the head judge for the 8th season with a 9th season in the works.