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 _____.
bacon
liquid
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?
deglazing
boiling
glazing
7 of 15Choose the best answer!
When you "julienne" a food, what are you doing?
cutting into long, thin strips
eating it
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?
raw
medium
well done
10 of 15Choose the best answer!
Coulis is __________.
white wine sauce
heavy sauce made from puréed fruit or vegetables
BBQ sauce
11 of 15Choose the best answer!
Which part of the animal does a "shank" come from?
shin
ear
stomach
12 of 15Choose the best answer!
Feta cheese is traditionally made primarily with milk from ______.
sheep
cow
goat
13 of 15Choose the best answer!
What herb is one of the main ingredients of pesto?
oregano
basil
rosemary
14 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is "flambéing"?
sauteing
frying with alcohol
frying with oil
15 of 15Choose the best answer!
What is "bouillabaisse"?
a heavy sauce
a meat stew
a fish stew
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