4 Levels of Ice Cream Sundaes: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • Published on Jun 17, 2019
  • We challenged chefs of three different levels - an amateur, a home cook and a professional chef - to make their versions of an ice cream sundae. And then we brought in a food scientist to review their work. Which sundae was the best?
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  • Claire Zhou
    Claire Zhou Hour ago +1

    WHERE'S EMILY AND HER KETCHUP ICE CREAM??!!?!!?!?!???!?!!?!?!?!

  • Quality Tea
    Quality Tea 2 hours ago

    I like the lvl 1 chef

  • xSavageFrost
    xSavageFrost 3 hours ago

    Level 1 is what I would do if you just give me random candy and ice cream.

  • Teodor Kuttenkeuler
    Teodor Kuttenkeuler 3 hours ago

    2:08 what was that??

  • Annie
    Annie 4 hours ago


  • Muhammad Rizwan
    Muhammad Rizwan 6 hours ago

    4 levels or ice cream sundaes but actually only 3..

  • HowToSports
    HowToSports 6 hours ago

    3:03 beth did a music video move

  • Junior Calderon
    Junior Calderon 8 hours ago

    First guy: this is diabetes in a bowl.

  • Momo Mcube
    Momo Mcube 8 hours ago

    Level 1 is most def what I'd eat when I'm sad in bed

  • Nahuel
    Nahuel 10 hours ago

    WTF is Level 3's ice cream?

  • Phoebe Nolasco
    Phoebe Nolasco 11 hours ago

    the level one guy, was prolly trying to make one of those rolled ice creams with his technique,, lmaooo dude chill u need a chilled platform for that kinda stuff

  • British Aviation
    British Aviation 12 hours ago

    I’m a lvl 0 chef I just go to a restaurant.

  • Alex Lusty
    Alex Lusty 13 hours ago

    3-idk really some kind of sea food ice cream
    1-a melted mess

  • Zy'Yianna West
    Zy'Yianna West 18 hours ago +1

    Home cook looks so good 🤤🤤

  • UnlikePaladin98
    UnlikePaladin98 20 hours ago

    God level 1 sure sounds tasty but looks bad

  • Julie Barrick
    Julie Barrick 22 hours ago

    Am I the only one that thinks that Level 3 has the best one?

  • Life w Mercy
    Life w Mercy 22 hours ago

    Level 2 should be level 4


  • Sam Moore
    Sam Moore 22 hours ago

    Level 1 just smoked a fatty
    Level 2 grandma make it best
    Level 3 I'm going to place caviar on top of the custard filled plums it will be extraordinary

  • HeatherMH The MCW
    HeatherMH The MCW 22 hours ago

    I could make a better sundae then the level one dude and I’m 10.
    Ya know why?
    I dO iT fAsT aNd QuIcK sO iT dOeSnT mElT!!!

  • Double_Sided
    Double_Sided 22 hours ago +1

    Omg the way the level one chef made the icecream was annoying I mean JUST MAKE IT IN THE BOWL IDIOT

  • Joanna Bernaciak
    Joanna Bernaciak 22 hours ago +1

    Honestly Beth is always the only one who's food recipes I'm actually willing to do and eat

  • LargeEggMan 8
    LargeEggMan 8 23 hours ago

    #2 is actually good. #1 is just sugar water #3 is like not enough sugar

  • sašo
    sašo Day ago

    take a shot everytime dude says gelato or passionfruit

  • lemon cardboard
    lemon cardboard Day ago

    who here would only eat level 1’s

  • Mucho Pucho
    Mucho Pucho Day ago +1

    Basically all level 1 food:
    "This looks like mush, but it tastes good"

  • Music&Basketball lover

    Level 1 guy putting basic m&ms: “A little color”

  • Bitch Lasagna
    Bitch Lasagna Day ago

    Let's be honnest, the level ones are the most relatable.

  • Chloist 11
    Chloist 11 Day ago +4

    Level 3: “ The texture on the top just really complements everything”

  • niki123489
    niki123489 Day ago

    Once I make homemade ice cream and after I put it into a freezer for 4 hours it came hard as a rock. I even coundn't try it with a spoon for a long 10 min.

  • Keegan Sochocky
    Keegan Sochocky Day ago +11

    Level 1: what am I doing
    Level 2: for my grandson
    Level 3: *PaSsIoNfRuIt*

  • gfan105
    gfan105 Day ago

    Okay but level 3’s is just so good 😭💕❤️

  • Grace and Leah
    Grace and Leah Day ago

    I can do better than level 1

  • sneakerjoe23
    sneakerjoe23 Day ago

    Everyone here is hating on level 3 but it looks different and delicious

  • RollinRaichu
    RollinRaichu Day ago

    Is the level 3 chef in the right video? I think they mixed up the footage because that is NOT a sundae lol.

  • Robust Taco
    Robust Taco Day ago

    Level 1 and 2 are much more appealing than level 3 tbh. Those are real sundaes with candy and lots of ice cream. Level 3 made a gelato with about one scoop of ice cream and seeds, that isn’t a sundae, that is an ice cream cone you get at baskin Robbins without the cone

  • Alex Wex
    Alex Wex Day ago +3

    Lvl1 - added some chocolate and M'n'Ms
    "i pErFeCtEd iT"

  • Fidelity
    Fidelity Day ago

    Level 3 is the classic European who takes everything too far

  • sad kat
    sad kat Day ago

    i- don't want an overwhelming amount of fruit in my ice cream sundae... i want it to taste like ice cream

  • FHN1987
    FHN1987 Day ago

    That grandma should have been level 3

  • Ryan Jalil
    Ryan Jalil Day ago

    The pinch of salt said 😤🤢

  • Hannah and gavin's channel

    Level one didnt even do much
    Edit:he only took some already made ice cream then he just added some m&ms and some brownies
    Btw I was dying when he was mashing the ice cream on the cutting board not knowing the ice cream was melting

  • James Wilkinson
    James Wilkinson Day ago

    The 'level 1' sundae looks awful.

  • night_creeps
    night_creeps Day ago

    This is _my_ sundae
    1. Get a pint of icecream
    2. Sit on your bed and cry while eating icecream

  • Daniel Door
    Daniel Door Day ago

    Level 3: Not even ice cream anymore.
    Level 2: Homemade sundae.
    Level 1: Cold Stone Creamery.

  • Ghozi Bagus
    Ghozi Bagus Day ago

    level 1 : me when i have 30mins before my favorite movie starts
    level 2 : when you have a whole day to make a sundae
    level 3 : this isn't even sundae wtf

  • Artsynerd :P
    Artsynerd :P Day ago

    The level 1 dude could’ve just chopped up the brownies to make them smaller and add them to the container the ice cream was already in then add m&m’s scoop out the ice cream with an ice cream scooper and then make it look nice oh and mix the brownies and m&m’s while it’s all in the ice cream container

  • Lauren Min02
    Lauren Min02 Day ago

    The more the level we are.....the smaller the portion....

  • William Winder
    William Winder Day ago

    0:52 Did he just say Gelato. So not really ice cream then.

  • Reid Douville
    Reid Douville Day ago

    You all know that grandmas are level 100

  • CanadianLoveKnot

    Level 1, this is how you make a Melted-Monday.

  • Xudong Wang
    Xudong Wang Day ago +9

    Level 1: is a milkshake
    Level 2: the only good sundae
    Level 3: litterally everything but a sundae

  • Akiyah Hines
    Akiyah Hines Day ago


  • Elijah Talmud
    Elijah Talmud Day ago

    S-stephen, are you ok? Do you need to talk to someone?

  • Kevin S
    Kevin S Day ago

    Guys come on the level 3 has to actually make the food in the challenge it's not fun when they do that

  • kat_minded
    kat_minded Day ago

    Can you eat level 2's sundae? She was using egg, I assume it needs to be reach a certain temperature to be safe to eat.

    • yesimemoin09
      yesimemoin09 Day ago

      Custard gets just hot enough to kill salmonella without curdling the dairy fat

  • Aaryn James Adams
    Aaryn James Adams 2 days ago

    we all know grandma's sunday is always going to be the best

  • Tom Binoy
    Tom Binoy 2 days ago +1

    Random guy on road
    Epicurious:do you know how to make ice cream sundaes
    Random guy : not really
    Epicurious : that’s it get in the car
    *Literally becomes level 1 Chef

    • G-Luke
      G-Luke Day ago


  • Long Live Legend
    Long Live Legend 2 days ago

    Tbh i like 1 the most just less whipped cream and the ice cream being cold

  • rh25
    rh25 2 days ago

    What the hell rory

  • Cactus Juice
    Cactus Juice 2 days ago

    Why is number 2 always the best

  • Sakiba Sauda
    Sakiba Sauda 2 days ago

    I think i wld prefer level 1 or 2.. Level 3 was all like Wtf?

  • Kaw Kaw
    Kaw Kaw 2 days ago

    why not make them taste each others dishes?

  • Cutie Nati
    Cutie Nati 2 days ago

    Grandma is level 8752157906e

  • TheGamingGecko
    TheGamingGecko 2 days ago

    Level 0
    First you want to add air, you do not want to add ice cream to your sundae because that will ruin the flavor of the air

  • ParasaurolophusLovesCoffee

    The last dude didn't make an icecream Sundae...

  • Jovan
    Jovan 2 days ago

    Level 3 wasn't a sundae... That is clearly a sorbet.

  • Ananya Lebaka
    Ananya Lebaka 2 days ago

    that isn’t a “the tool that is used to chop up the brownie”...it’s a “dough scrapper”🤦🏻‍♀️😂

  • 美的Lily ツ
    美的Lily ツ 2 days ago

    Why in the heck is the level 2 chef food always looking good?! -3-

  • bml7500
    bml7500 2 days ago

    can we get level 3 female chefs?

  • rose k
    rose k 2 days ago

    my boy stephen out here just having fun