All chefs makes mistakes, it’s just one of the inevitable factors of working in a kitchen, it’s how you learn, grow, and, depending on how you deal with that mistake, it’s how you learn.
As we watch some of the world’s best chefs - on television, in our cookbooks, on the internet - presenting on stage and travelling the world to share their knowledge, all while executing perfection on a daily basis in their restaurants, it’s hard to imagine that they too make mistakes.
It’s hard to imagine the likes of Wylie Dufresne, Grant Achatz and Yannick Alleno making mistakes, but they do - we all do - and that’s exactly the idea behind the Chef Mistakes series.
12 funny videos that show even the world’s best chefs make big mistakes. Even Elena Arzak can forget to add the salt, even Gaggan Anand can mess up an omelette and even Claude Bosi can throw away something that really didn’t need to be thrown away.
So sit back, grab a snack, and get ready for Chef Mistakes - a collection of tales from some of the world’s best chefs as they reveal their first big mistakes in the kitchen - lessons, it seems, we can all learn from.
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