Making an omelette is a tried and tested method of assessing a young chef's mettle in the kitchen – there's a whole lot that can go wrong with what seems like a simple weeknight supper dish.
As a young Jacques Pépin comments in the video below: "If I wanted to test a chef's technique I would probably ask him to do an omelette."
This is something a young Gaggan Anand knows all about having volunteered himself to make an omelette before immediately regretting his misplaced enthusiasm for tackling a kitchen classic.
Is it the butter, the pan, the technique? Take a look at some of the best in the business and find out their insider tips, developed through years of experience.
And remember ... you can't make an omelette without breaking eggs!
1. Jacques Pépin
6. Mikael Jonsson