4 Levels of Breakfast Sandwich: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - amateur Emily, home cook Lorenzo, and professional chef Frank from the Institute of Culinary Education - to wake up our taste buds with a breakfast sandwich. Once each of them had presented their creation, we asked food scientist Rose to weigh-in on their choices. Which one of these breakfast sandwiches are you going to recreate this weekend? After this episode of 4 Levels, you might make all three.

Check out the level 3 recipe on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/sausage-breakfast-sandwich

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  1. gsome the patient

    gsome the patient6 orë më parë

    Emily: it's a monster Lorenzo:*laughs in Lorenzo*

  2. Marvin Salmeron

    Marvin Salmeron6 orë më parë

    They forgot the average queens bodega owner. Them Bacon Egg and Cheese is absolute fam

  3. BeHestonIncomparable

    BeHestonIncomparable6 orë më parë

    Level 1 chef should never cook again

  4. Onlylettuce92

    Onlylettuce926 orë më parë

    It’s Krusty the Klown!

  5. Larissa Sartor

    Larissa Sartor6 orë më parë

    Emily does the Debbie Ryan so much HAHAHA I can’t stop seeing itt

  6. ZirconWolf

    ZirconWolf6 orë më parë

    To be honest the amateur one looked the best

  7. Erin

    Erin7 orë më parë

    I happen to burn my bread on purpose

  8. rachel movsovich

    rachel movsovich7 orë më parë

    frank is a super hero

  9. Felocie Games

    Felocie Games7 orë më parë

    Lorenzos all the way tho

  10. alisuo toko

    alisuo toko8 orë më parë

    Lorenzo’s looks like a nightmare to eat. Even just cutting the sausage in half would have made it stack better and hold together easier.

  11. TuxKick

    TuxKick8 orë më parë

    Ah yes, Level 3 cooking. Bland looking with no color and the size made for a mouse. Emily's is easily the best here tbh. Breakfast is meant to be simple and fulling.

  12. Saskia. M

    Saskia. M8 orë më parë

    I agree with Emily, the kitchen towel is essential !

  13. Tyler Eom

    Tyler Eom8 orë më parë

    I'm fine if you're annoyed by Lorenzo. Yeah, we'll go with that. I'm completely completely fine...

  14. alisuo toko

    alisuo toko8 orë më parë

    Emily: I like to put a towel over my shoulder Food Scientist: This is actually the most important step that Frank and Lorenzo both forgot

  15. James Lei

    James Lei8 orë më parë

    I Lorenzo's take on this. Filipino food is straight fire!!!

  16. Maria Yarza

    Maria Yarza8 orë më parë

    I dont think a sandwich counts as a breakfast sandwich if the only breakfast part of it is the egg xD

  17. mike12724

    mike127249 orë më parë

    Emily, keep doing what you do! We love watching you cook and be funny. You make our day 😁

  18. Lawrence Payten III

    Lawrence Payten III10 orë më parë

    I'm sorry but none of these look good to me.

  19. TooMuchInfoSir

    TooMuchInfoSir10 orë më parë

    Dream team

  20. TooMuchInfoSir

    TooMuchInfoSir10 orë më parë

    Also why is no one repping the english muffin!

  21. Andrew Lewis

    Andrew Lewis10 orë më parë

    plz stop having the food scientist

  22. Flamezzz

    Flamezzz10 orë më parë

    Emily, Lorenzo, Frank and Rose, the perfect squad

  23. Jevon Bernardes

    Jevon Bernardes11 orë më parë

    Lorenzo, I love you, but you gotta learn how to pronounce longanisa properly.

  24. jag Bains

    jag Bains11 orë më parë

    Where were the fried onions??!!!

  25. super sonic_x

    super sonic_x11 orë më parë

    frank did not make his own kitchen!!!

  26. Giovanna La Gala

    Giovanna La Gala11 orë më parë

    If you start making Frank's sandwich for breakfast you'll be able to eat it at dinner time

  27. Cassandra Lovve

    Cassandra Lovve11 orë më parë

    Who else leaves the video, when the food scientist comes on 🙋🏻‍♀️😅

  28. Aldora LaPlume

    Aldora LaPlume12 orë më parë

    This isn't good for my diet....time to eat my vegan enchiladas 🙄

  29. Brenna seaboch

    Brenna seaboch12 orë më parë

    I can’t be the only one who was like 👁👄👁 when she cut the avocado like that

  30. Robert Maglinov

    Robert Maglinov12 orë më parë

    Emily: I like to put a towel over my shoulder Food Scientist: This is actually the most important step that Frank and Lorenzo both forgot

  31. Robert Maglinov

    Robert Maglinov12 orë më parë

    Surprised after all this time Emily hasnt been enlightened by his holiness Frank and became at least level 2

  32. Robert Maglinov

    Robert Maglinov12 orë më parë

    Frank: So as a professional chef I like to make my own mornings. First you gotta rotate the earth

  33. Tahnee Jenkins

    Tahnee Jenkins12 orë më parë

    I have never seen a person make a breakfast sandwich with bologna. Lorenzo, you high buddy? Lol.

  34. Arvin Rahmanian

    Arvin Rahmanian12 orë më parë

    Oh my, Emily, Lorenzo, Frank, AND Rose?!

  35. Morgan Ellis

    Morgan Ellis12 orë më parë

    Amanda Lorenzo Frank Rose All in the same video...life has peaked for me.

  36. Animecraftlover

    Animecraftlover13 orë më parë

    Lorenzo’s sandwich is like double the size of the other 2 sandwiches.... 10/10!

  37. Chris Havok

    Chris Havok13 orë më parë

    I’m picking Lorenzo on this one

  38. Cassie Renee

    Cassie Renee13 orë më parë

    These are my 3 favorite chefs.


    MICHAEL SCHULTZ13 orë më parë

    I'm a little disappointed in you Lorenzo(yeah I know you couldn't give a sandwich about what I think), those whole sausage placements is amateur hour.

  40. Roasted Cauliflower

    Roasted Cauliflower13 orë më parë

    Perfect. We got the right four people all together on this one. Thanks Epicurious!

  41. Yortle Bluzzgubbly

    Yortle Bluzzgubbly13 orë më parë

    The holy trinity have graced us once more.

  42. Pines

    Pines13 orë më parë

    So you're telling me I'm supposed to have time for this in the morning?

  43. Genaro Morales

    Genaro Morales14 orë më parë

    why not slice the sausage in halves so they don't roll?

  44. Anamaria Bobic

    Anamaria Bobic14 orë më parë

    Why do the home cook ones always look more delicious? lol.

  45. Laísa Nogueira

    Laísa Nogueira15 orë më parë

    emily, lorenzo, frank = the dream team

  46. Laísa Nogueira

    Laísa Nogueira15 orë më parë

    lorenzo. lorenzo, i love you. but this will be a no from me.

  47. Alfred the Great

    Alfred the Great15 orë më parë

    the fact that the amateur breakfast sandwich looked the best

  48. Makayla Takang

    Makayla Takang15 orë më parë

    Emily Lorenzo and Frank are THE BEST on this series and you can’t change my mind

  49. tehoz

    tehoz15 orë më parë

    Saw an ad for Lit charger before the video started, and according to the Better Business Beureu it's a total scam. Just a heads up!

  50. Kieran Jones

    Kieran Jones15 orë më parë

    I wish they showed the part where Lorenzo has to unhinge his jaw like a snake to take a bite

  51. Mya Hildreth

    Mya Hildreth15 orë më parë

    Lorenzo trying to get his own show... He is so extra

  52. Jacquelynn Booth

    Jacquelynn Booth16 orë më parë

    Lorenzo’s sandwich calls for toothpicks, just the way the BLT used to be served at Woolworth’s.

  53. unplayednamer 01

    unplayednamer 0116 orë më parë

    Pls make team battles

  54. Jacquelynn Booth

    Jacquelynn Booth16 orë më parë

    With the hot sauce, all are guaranteed to ruin my stomach all day! I’d rather have grits & butter, bacon & fried egg over medium. Lots quicker, too. Maybe add raisin bread toast.

  55. Jacquelynn Booth

    Jacquelynn Booth16 orë më parë

    I cannot find fingerlings ! When I wasn’t looking, 2 yrs ago, they were at every store. Ive looked all year and stores say they haven’t had any in years.

  56. Dario Fortino

    Dario Fortino16 orë më parë

    They present Rose as severe and scary, but actually she is so sweet and calm! Love her

  57. Lenell Davis

    Lenell Davis16 orë më parë

    Dude I just put some burgers in an oven put them on a bagel. That's as fancy as it gets.

  58. Bazzi

    Bazzi17 orë më parë

    **Lorenzo Da Clown**

  59. Oktay Halid

    Oktay Halid17 orë më parë

    We have a royal straight flush, Emily, Lorenzo and Frank!

  60. Jack Benson

    Jack Benson17 orë më parë

    Why do I watch these while dieting🤦‍♂️

  61. rosenjake716

    rosenjake71617 orë më parë

    Lorenzo's sandwich should be called lunch sandwich.

  62. Silver Letter

    Silver Letter18 orë më parë

    Is a "home cook" someone who runs a small business eatery or "bed-and-breakfast"?

  63. Ella Jeune

    Ella Jeune18 orë më parë

    Proud filipino hereee!

  64. Ecstasy And Heroin

    Ecstasy And Heroin18 orë më parë

    shes the only food scientist i like

  65. Owen Chen

    Owen Chen18 orë më parë

    The amatuer looks the best

  66. Paola92

    Paola9219 orë më parë

    If I make my breakfast sandwich to eat at my work (3 hours later) the yolk will be hard by that time? and in that case is it better to cook my eggs fully so my yolk its not runny and then gets weird? don't judge me I'm like a level zero, I don't know this stuff hahaha

  67. Bruno Cassarà

    Bruno Cassarà19 orë më parë

    Well, it's clear who the favorites are.

  68. eagles flyers

    eagles flyers19 orë më parë

    I'm so happy to finally see lorenzo add some filipino goodness to his dish. Longganisa is my favorite filipino breakfast meat.

  69. buczy

    buczy20 orë më parë

    when level 1 said its a monster me looked at level 2

  70. nduta kenya

    nduta kenya20 orë më parë

    The pro is doing to much 🤣🤣 i mean he made his own bread and sausage 🤔 who got time?

  71. TechShock

    TechShock20 orë më parë

    Down her in Texas, it’s always breakfeast tacos or biscuits and gravy. None of these fancy sandwiches

  72. Chuya Bai

    Chuya Bai20 orë më parë

    This is the most interesting line up: Emily, Lorenzo, Frank and Rose.

  73. QuietStormX

    QuietStormX20 orë më parë

    Yum.... 😎👍😁😃

  74. Strictly Strong

    Strictly Strong20 orë më parë

    If you can't/don't eat eggs just have sausage and cheese? I've never heard of a diet that restricts eggs but allows meat/cheese 👀

  75. Lampuka

    Lampuka21 orë më parë

    Lorenzo's sandwich is a breakfast and lunch combo

  76. George Zach

    George Zach21 orë më parë

    I am shocked and appalled that Frank used ready made hot sauce

  77. Andrelli

    Andrelli21 orë më parë


  78. unit03

    unit0321 orë më parë

    I would've cut the longaniza length wise so it has a flat side, so it wouldn't roll out

  79. Dark Vision

    Dark Vision21 orë më parë

    i don't like bologna...

  80. dutty red

    dutty red21 orë më parë

    Lorenzo, Lorenzo. Why didn't you cut the sausage in half?😁

  81. okow tina

    okow tina21 orë më parë

    These are the true og's of the 3 levels.

  82. Jiub Reyn

    Jiub Reyn21 orë më parë

    Your Level 3 chef refers to sriracha as “hot sauce”. 🤔 I get that he’s been an instructor for 24 years but I’ve never been impressed with any of his presentations. Longevity doesn’t equal expertise.