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"?
relatively firm
soft
rock hard

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
avocado
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 _____
curry
hot sauce
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?
glazing
boiling
deglazing

7 of 15Choose the best answer!

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

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?
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?
rosemary
oregano
basil

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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