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"?
rock hard
relatively firm
soft

2 of 15Choose the best answer!

What is pork butt?
The meet from the shoulder of the pig
The meat from the rear of the pig.
The meat from the foot of the pig

3 of 15Choose the best answer!

Which oil has the highest smoking point?
both are the same
canola
avocado

4 of 15Choose the best answer!

When you poach something, you cook it with _____.
bacon
liquid
oil

5 of 15Choose the best answer!

An ingredient prominent to many Indian dishes is _____
hot sauce
curry
cayenne pepper

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?
deglazing
boiling
glazing

7 of 15Choose the best answer!

When you "julienne" a food, what are you doing?
chopping into fine pieces
cutting into long, thin strips
eating it

8 of 15Choose the best answer!

If you are making a dish "florentine", what food are you adding?
tomato
turkey
spinach

9 of 15Choose the best answer!

How is steak tartare served?
well done
medium
raw

10 of 15Choose the best answer!

Coulis is __________.
BBQ sauce
white wine sauce
heavy sauce made from puréed fruit or vegetables

11 of 15Choose the best answer!

Which part of the animal does a "shank" come from?
stomach
shin
ear

12 of 15Choose the best answer!

Feta cheese is traditionally made primarily with milk from ______.
cow
goat
sheep

13 of 15Choose the best answer!

What herb is one of the main ingredients of pesto?
basil
rosemary
oregano

14 of 15Choose the best answer!

What is "flambéing"?
frying with alcohol
frying with oil
sauteing

15 of 15Choose the best answer!

What is "bouillabaisse"?
a heavy sauce
a meat stew
a fish stew
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