The Food Television Chefs Make Is Actually Kind Of Disgusting

January 8, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

Ryan F. Mandelbaum reported on a study of television chef food safety practices:

  • A survey of 24 television chefs found that the majority do not demonstrate good food safety techniques.
  • Errors include failing to wash hands before handling raw meat, and sampling food served to others with bare hands.
  • They also neglected to discuss the correct temperature of meat – something novice cooks might fail to understand, putting them at risk of disease.
  • Television food preparation techniques make for good entertainment, but aren’t necessarily the best way to actually make food.

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