4 Levels of Ice Cream Sundaes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Jun 17, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of an ice cream sundae. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which sundae was the best?
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  • Senor Moody
    Senor Moody Hour ago

    Lol melted mush in a bowl... "Perfect, this is exactly how you want it to look."

  • Emily Mower
    Emily Mower 2 hours ago

    Did anyone notice that the level 3 chef put the same amount of cream in his caramel sauce that he did in his “ice cream” with

  • Arib Khalliq
    Arib Khalliq 5 hours ago

    I want ice cream please gimme a lot

  • Matt Freake
    Matt Freake 8 hours ago

    Old Mac Donald:passion fr....

  • Hubba bubba
    Hubba bubba 9 hours ago

    I love the nice kind woman, she's like a fun grandma that feeds you

  • Hannah Hughes
    Hannah Hughes 10 hours ago

    i want beth to have her own cooking show

  • Terrlol
    Terrlol 11 hours ago

    Level 1: I got ice cream from the store
    Level 2: I made my own ice cream
    Level 3: I raised my own cows

  • Bailee Sandbakken
    Bailee Sandbakken 12 hours ago

    Can they at least do 4 Levels of Pancakes? I want to know how other chefs made their own versions of it.

  • Baby Boo
    Baby Boo 13 hours ago

    Dude level 3 my man where the ice cream at 😂 wtf

  • I Love Memes
    I Love Memes 15 hours ago

    Is that Trevor Noah?

  • Georgia Bushell
    Georgia Bushell 17 hours ago

    Level 1 reminded me of myself at school in food tech when everyone else was still working on there food and you would be done so you just sort of keep adding bits

  • omZPlayzHD
    omZPlayzHD 17 hours ago

    Level wasn’t even ice cream, it looked disgusting. My man Steven get’s the point

    ZLATENDAB 18 hours ago

    bruh if that chef gave me that and called it a sundaoe or gelato or whatever he was trying to make. I'mma shoot him

  • Jakib_ Playz
    Jakib_ Playz 19 hours ago +1

    You don’t need to add something to make the texture good all we care is about that if it taste good

  • moved to SaltyShxtt-
    moved to SaltyShxtt- 20 hours ago

    Level 3 looks disgusting

  • Crit Warrior
    Crit Warrior 21 hour ago

    As soon as Beth came on screen, we knew who's was gonna be best.

  • lily the necocat
    lily the necocat 21 hour ago

    *is eating vanilla bean icecream*

  • HighIQ Gamer
    HighIQ Gamer 21 hour ago +1

    Level 2: Because this whipped cream is not enough.

  • Anna Pham
    Anna Pham 23 hours ago

    The first one is just soup lmao

  • AliceinJapanaland
    AliceinJapanaland 23 hours ago

    That level 1 gave me a diabetes just watching. I'm pretty sure I'd take one bite of that & just collapse from sugar

  • Learning Thru The Insanity

    Why do the level 3alwats suck

  • L11R12
    L11R12 Day ago +1

    Wayyy I'm Beth's grandson my names Luke aswell 🤙

  • Carlos Yessir
    Carlos Yessir Day ago

    I’d destroy that lvl 1 ice cream

  • yvette germana
    yvette germana Day ago

    Level 1 looks better than level 3

    (My opinion)

  • Jamal Charles
    Jamal Charles Day ago

    When they finish the food all the chefs should try each other’s food and to get all comments and stood like that

  • Noobie Cheese
    Noobie Cheese Day ago

    Grandma is level 3 since the guy at level 3 didn’t even make ice cream

  • Psiberzerker
    Psiberzerker Day ago

    I'm a solid level 2, (3 star Prep cook/home cook) but I'm pretty traditional. Hot fudge sauce, toasted chopped peanuts.

    • Psiberzerker
      Psiberzerker Day ago

      @Tuskleric And nothing. You have a problem with people sharing their favorite sundaes? Then why are you even reading the comments, to make sure that everyone has a point?

    • Tuskleric
      Tuskleric Day ago +1

      ok and?

  • AarnavoGaming
    AarnavoGaming Day ago +1

    Level 1: having fun while making good sundae
    Level 2: making a beautiful sundae
    Level 3: pAsSiOn FrUiT

  • Green Boi
    Green Boi Day ago

    Level 1: was clearly high when making this originally
    Level 2: just a wholesome grandma
    Level 3:... he’s kinda trying to hard...

  • Sebastien Pichette


  • Marry Me Jisoo
    Marry Me Jisoo Day ago +1

    I like my ice cream a little melted, I like when it’s soft, but the fact that the level 1 ice cream was melting was giving me serious anxiety.

  • Gisel Medrano
    Gisel Medrano Day ago

    I rather go with Beth can she be my grandma 😂

  • doris the slug
    doris the slug Day ago

    Level one was the best
    And level two looks great
    Level three was just r/wewantplates

  • Alexander Tarves

    Level 1: yOU waNt a ToN oF WhipPeD CreAm
    15 seconds later: Oh. That’s too much, way too much

  • SchwuppDie Wupp
    SchwuppDie Wupp 2 days ago

    Nobody cares about lvl4

  • Shoi Nagase
    Shoi Nagase 2 days ago

    Okay Martin Brundle

  • Matt Freake
    Matt Freake 2 days ago

    Each person represented by Harry Potter teachers :
    1: flitwick
    2: mcgonogal
    3: umbridge 🙄

  • oren revenge
    oren revenge 2 days ago

    Level 3 is so pathetic ayy lmao

  • Brett Butler
    Brett Butler 2 days ago

    No afens the leavel 1s ice cream dident look like ice cream it was just too melted

  • Sebfie
    Sebfie 2 days ago

    why is it that i can relate to everything that the level 2 cook is saying

  • Aaron Longworth
    Aaron Longworth 2 days ago

    Who else wud eat level 1,2 but not level 3s😂

  • writhing mass of organic matter

    Why everyone hating on the gelato sorbet

  • Janae Johnson
    Janae Johnson 2 days ago

    So like does ANYONE know the food scientist name

  • Sebastien Starbuck
    Sebastien Starbuck 2 days ago

    Level one is what I would end up making. Level 2 is what I would be aiming for. Level 3 is what my parents would end up making.

  • Raymond Grover
    Raymond Grover 2 days ago

    You should have all of them try each others

  • Daenerys Targaryen
    Daenerys Targaryen 2 days ago

    It’s three levels, not four, because evaluating each recipe and the ingredients isn’t classified as a level.

  • brianna may
    brianna may 2 days ago

    me:"darn,im stressed in school.I should watch epicurious vids

    *clicks this vid*
    *10:47** mins later*
    Mom:"is ur sress relieaved now?"
    me:"actually no i got stressed more cuz i watched a vid of 3 chefs and the lvl 1 made me stress cuz his ice cream is slowly melting ._."

  • Elijah' Mathews
    Elijah' Mathews 2 days ago

    Level 1: store bought
    Level 2: homemade
    level 3: is that ice cream?

  • Watisoni Nasalo
    Watisoni Nasalo 2 days ago

    The level one guy melted it a little to much

  • Hannie Storytime
    Hannie Storytime 2 days ago

    I know imma get attacked, again! But I really don’t really like custard I like gelato 🍧! But I would eat Beth’s

  • megan torres
    megan torres 2 days ago

    Who’s level 4????

  • Crumb
    Crumb 2 days ago

    bIG spOOn

  • Lavender Kat
    Lavender Kat 2 days ago

    The level one chef is acting like he is making some gomet 5 star ice cream when rlly he is just making diabetes.... Love it

  • Valeria Sosa
    Valeria Sosa 2 days ago

    Food logic

    The more professional you are at cooking the smaller you make your portions 😂

  • Gam3rG1rl
    Gam3rG1rl 2 days ago

    Level 2 and 3 are so extra making the ice cream from scratch like that

  • Joe Hunter
    Joe Hunter 2 days ago

    Level 2 and level 3. Level one is lazy and sloppy

  • Brobsty
    Brobsty 2 days ago

    Cheat code: skip ahead 10 sec whenever the negro comes on

  • Burger Man
    Burger Man 2 days ago +1

    Chef #1 is everyone after 420

  • Vince Marie Inguito
    Vince Marie Inguito 2 days ago +1

    Awww grandmas recipe is not that complicated and its eady to follow.

  • TheMaxalphaevan
    TheMaxalphaevan 2 days ago

    I like level 1 and 2 sorry level 3 its just it just look like a fruit that u just cut :I just saying

  • xXLåchēsis_ GåmîñgXx

    *dAmN tHaT's a lOt oF wHiPpEd cReAm.......*

  • Theo Hanness
    Theo Hanness 3 days ago

    Level 1 i wonderhkw much sugar and fat that bowl has

  • Pradnya Tate
    Pradnya Tate 3 days ago

    Homecook is best.

  • Anh Nguyễn
    Anh Nguyễn 3 days ago +1

    I like Beth's ice cream most!!!

  • iTsMe Jepot
    iTsMe Jepot 3 days ago +1

    1:34 my horse in the old town road.

  • Ulises Ortega
    Ulises Ortega 3 days ago

    the level 1 guy is actually a level -10

  • Heriberto Hernandez
    Heriberto Hernandez 3 days ago

    "This is like mush, but it tastes good."
    I've never heard more of a "amateur cook" sentence.

  • Carla Villegas
    Carla Villegas 3 days ago

    Beth all the way for me

  • Alex Gill
    Alex Gill 3 days ago

    Level one is for most people

  • Bork
    Bork 3 days ago

    Why didn't chef 1 just put it back in the freezer for a while? Just saying it could have been a game changer.

  • Alex Borsi
    Alex Borsi 3 days ago

    why do almost all of you guys {the comment people} say that the level 2 lady is a grandma? maybe she doesn't even have any grandchildren.

  • Chenoa's Corner
    Chenoa's Corner 3 days ago +1

    Level 1: dude wtf you doing
    Level 2: perfect just how I want it at a restaurant
    Level 3: one of the fancy restaurants that give you a crum as you meal

  • RottenJeeves
    RottenJeeves 3 days ago

    I am in love with the host. She is such a little science cutie. :)

  • Trent Alvord
    Trent Alvord 3 days ago

    Level 1 was prolly the best tasting

  • Bob spams L2
    Bob spams L2 3 days ago +1

    7:10 Wish she had level 2’s sundae

  • Snarky Chan
    Snarky Chan 3 days ago

    listen guys, if you do anything past level 2 on a daily basis, you're on the CIA's watch list.

  • BeastlyApe24669
    BeastlyApe24669 3 days ago

    When she was talking about the science im like huh
    And im in highschool

  • Marieme Lo
    Marieme Lo 3 days ago +9

    nobody at all:
    Level 3: BAnaANa PasSiOnfRUiT iN a GeLatO wiTh CaRAmeL sAUcE

  • nandana nallamuthu
    nandana nallamuthu 3 days ago

    love the level one dude

  • Pixie Star
    Pixie Star 3 days ago

    Ronald McDonald!?!?!

  • Muslim Terrorist
    Muslim Terrorist 4 days ago

    This beth always trying hard wanna be.

  • cutie owl
    cutie owl 4 days ago

    Level three ain't a sundae
    Level two my dream
    Level one fun

  • lonecourierjoeyV2
    lonecourierjoeyV2 4 days ago

    Im joey im a level 0 chef
    I buy icecream from mcfonalds

  • Sнιη•Tasuya
    Sнιη•Tasuya 4 days ago

    Uhmmm to be honest......
    The Grandmas sundae is wayyy better than the experts guy sundae.

  • waiting for u anpanmann

    1st one looks like what i make, 2nd one literally looks so good, and 3rd one scares me. that aint a sundae

  • ShadowTail OwO
    ShadowTail OwO 4 days ago

    Boi. I'll just take some vanilla ice cream and out some syrup on it.

  • deadpenguinss
    deadpenguinss 4 days ago

    Level 1? More like level - 1 super mario bros where it seems good, you found the secret, then the game glitches out on you and you're left with nothing to play

  • M Halo
    M Halo 4 days ago

    level 1 is more candy,
    brownie, and whip cream then ice cream..

  • Fabiana A.
    Fabiana A. 4 days ago

    I love how the level 1 is only diying

  • Big tank 670
    Big tank 670 4 days ago

    Dude teh first one for me is amazing dude i would literally die of goodness

  • probably seafoam
    probably seafoam 4 days ago

    I want Beth to be *_my_* grandma

  • Jeremy Garcia
    Jeremy Garcia 4 days ago

    Gordon Ramsay:*Level 999999999+ cheff*

  • HannahPlays
    HannahPlays 4 days ago

    Please continue these amazing videos

  • LavishlyHana
    LavishlyHana 4 days ago

    in all these videos EVERYONE only wants to eat amateur and home cooks food

  • Harley Explores
    Harley Explores 4 days ago

    Level 1 made a milkshake

  • Lili Da
    Lili Da 4 days ago +4

    Passion fruit is really good actually

  • Leana Sousa
    Leana Sousa 4 days ago +2

    Then there’s me who buys a pre-made sundae

  • Frienda Fahmy
    Frienda Fahmy 4 days ago

    Why can't Beth be MY grandmother

  • spoon
    spoon 4 days ago +2

    i always get the feeling that this food scientist has no idea what she's talking about and is just reciting a script

  • Thegalaxystar
    Thegalaxystar 4 days ago

    Cant you just buy it......