Kitchen Lingo - It's A Thing. Only 1 In 50 Chefs Survive The Kitchen

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Can you speak the lingo of a true chef and ace this restaurant kitchen lingo quiz? Only 1 in 50 Americans can ace this tricky test.

 Mar 02, 2018
1 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is "al dente"?
soft
relatively firm
rock hard
2 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is pork butt?
The meat from the foot of the pig
The meet from the shoulder of the pig
The meat from the rear of the pig.
3 of 15Choose the best answer!
Which oil has the highest smoking point?
avocado
both are the same
canola
4 of 15Choose the best answer!
When you poach something, you cook it with _____.
liquid
bacon
oil
5 of 15Choose the best answer!
An ingredient prominent to many Indian dishes is _____
cayenne pepper
hot sauce
curry
6 of 15Choose the best answer!
When you add white wine to the bottom of a pan that has brown bits, what is that technique called?
glazing
boiling
deglazing
7 of 15Choose the best answer!
When you "julienne" a food, what are you doing?
eating it
cutting into long, thin strips
chopping into fine pieces
8 of 15Choose the best answer!
If you are making a dish "florentine", what food are you adding?
turkey
spinach
tomato
9 of 15Choose the best answer!
How is steak tartare served?
medium
raw
well done
10 of 15Choose the best answer!
Coulis is __________.
heavy sauce made from puréed fruit or vegetables
BBQ sauce
white wine sauce
11 of 15Choose the best answer!
Which part of the animal does a "shank" come from?
ear
shin
stomach
12 of 15Choose the best answer!
Feta cheese is traditionally made primarily with milk from ______.
goat
sheep
cow
13 of 15Choose the best answer!
What herb is one of the main ingredients of pesto?
oregano
rosemary
basil
14 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is "flambéing"?
frying with oil
sauteing
frying with alcohol
15 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is "bouillabaisse"?
a fish stew
a heavy sauce
a meat stew
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