4 Levels of Breakfast Sandwiches: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious
We challenged chefs of three different skill levels - amateur Emily, home cook Lorenzo, and professional chef Frank from the Institute of Culinary Education - to wake up our taste buds with an egg breakfast sandwich. Once each of them had presented their creation, we asked food scientist Rose to weigh-in on their choices. Which one of these breakfast sandwiches are you going to recreate this weekend? After this episode of 4 Levels, you might make all three.

Check out the level 3 recipe on the ICE blog: www.ice.edu/blog/sausage-breakfast-sandwich

Frank is on social at @protocooks
Follow Rose on Instagram at @rosemarytrout_foodscience
Find Lorenzo on Instagram at @rollinabenzo
Emily is on social at @emilyslamduncan

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4 Levels of Breakfast Sandwiches: Amateur to Food Scientist | Epicurious

  • pablo hill
    pablo hill

    Hey Lorenzo, Longaniza is NOT Philippino . Do your research

  • Insubordinary Marko
    Insubordinary Marko

    Lorenzo is my spirit animal

  • Herbert Holland
    Herbert Holland

    Bologna on a breakfast sandwich? Eww....

  • Angela Chung
    Angela Chung

    These are the best people!

  • Abraham Orozco
    Abraham Orozco

    I wonder if Frank eats fast food like McDonald's?

  • Aninda Nahiyan
    Aninda Nahiyan

    Lorenzo no that's poo oh wait it's potato

  • Ian Gibbons
    Ian Gibbons

    This is the perfect video!

  • Aninda Nahiyan
    Aninda Nahiyan

    Emily is all of us

  • Compacted Whale
    Compacted Whale

    Lorenzo laughing because of butter made my day

  • Xihilus Heping
    Xihilus Heping

    Lorenzo looks like he made a sandwich that is both healthy, yet will somehow give you diabetes.

  • Rokeya Ghani
    Rokeya Ghani

    okay but frank is so cool about embracing the memes, he even replies sometimes

  • will meyers
    will meyers

    "Potatos" 💩

  • gatordonttakenoshiat

    If I ate the level 2 sandwich I wouldn’t be able to do anything the rest of the day

  • Drshmooplypants Man
    Drshmooplypants Man

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="326">5:26</a> why do those potatoes look like poop?

  • deathzombee

    Make an omlette, with cheese, cut into peices and put on mayonnaised bread. DONE

  • MFG _22
    MFG _22

    who tf makes a bologna breakfast sandwich like what

  • Shauka Hodan
    Shauka Hodan

    I'm sorry, as soon as Lorenzo said "I don't understand ppl who burn their bread, just watch your food" I immediately thought they were gonna show us Emily burning her bread

  • BIGBOYgotbeans123

    why am i watching this?

  • Decypha

    "You don't want a sandwich where you're like 'oh that was the one good bite'." With these words, Emily evolved into a Level 2 chef.

  • Leokalan Gaming
    Leokalan Gaming

    Level 0: go to mcdonalds and buy a sausage mcmuffin

    • Shauka Hodan
      Shauka Hodan

      as soon as i saw the meat grinder in the beginning, i knew it was frank

  • Anxiety Spacetart
    Anxiety Spacetart

    Why does Emily’s look like a kraby patty, and why is this on my recommend 🤷🏻‍♀️👀

  • delightfullisp

    “You don’t want a sandwich where you’re like, ‘Well, that was the one good bite.’” Emily, a philosopher for the people

  • Josh Hirata
    Josh Hirata

    TBH from the thumbnail armature looks the best😂😂

  • Edrian Pangilinan
    Edrian Pangilinan


  • MeowingInsanely

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="324">5:24</a> If i didn't hear it was potatos, i would've thought something else

  • moldy97

    Sometimes, I like the level 1 more than the others

  • Dan S
    Dan S

    Love all three of these cooks!

  • bkinsey99

    Sausage and egg on a biscuit is the most basic breakfast sandwich of the three. Since when does the level 3 make the most basic version of any dish? Yeah, I know he made everything from scratch, but still. . . . And his is the one I'd choose first, too. Baloney's okay, but I don't want avocado on mine. And Lorenzo's is a little too much for a breakfast sandwich.

  • alida flus
    alida flus

    inherently heart-stopping...and not because of the calorie-count.

  • Samuel Rousseau-Mascolo
    Samuel Rousseau-Mascolo

    Lorenzo was Level 3. Change my mind

  • Wiener-Doo

    Hello, what is the name of the portable burner the chefs are cooking on, please?


    3 types of popcorn


      alida flus hi

    • alida flus
      alida flus

      emily is so cute she tries so hard its adorable

  • alanathebespectacled

    Omg ROSEMARY TROUT I’m shook by this crossover with the BA cinematic universe Edit: also diff strokes for diff folks but idk about avocado + bologna together

  • Rejgar

    Take the food scientist out of the video lmao no one watches it

  • Hadarah DeAbreu
    Hadarah DeAbreu

    as soon as i saw the meat grinder in the beginning, i knew it was frank

  • Hadarah DeAbreu
    Hadarah DeAbreu


  • Eli Smirnov
    Eli Smirnov

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="323">5:23</a> potatoes... yeah right... potatoes...

  • AmishRiot

    The holy trinity of chefs


    Lorenzo Maybe a level 2 chef but he’s a level 4 person.

  • Taya

    Frank’s sandwich>>>

  • Jennifer Marmol
    Jennifer Marmol

    I love all of their personalities :)

  • MelonFraction

    Gold content👍

  • Auggie Ciorra
    Auggie Ciorra

    I want to be friends with Lorenzo

  • Jake Kozak
    Jake Kozak

    Franks son :dad Frank: what!? Franks son: when is dinner Frank: in 2 days Franks son: What Why!? Frank: Cause in need to pretend I’m on tv and the mirror is the tv and i need about 10 minutes to tell what every topping is.

  • Ooga And booga inc
    Ooga And booga inc


  • Jay

    And then there’s me who just slaps bread and cheese together

  • Kizzie Zizzler
    Kizzie Zizzler

    emily is so cute she tries so hard its adorable

  • Rania

    I’m so confused on what Lorenzo was doing/making/being

  • TheGreyFox 463
    TheGreyFox 463

    My mouth was watering the entire video lol.

  • Riku Urufu
    Riku Urufu

    Fry several slices of bacon. Griddle-toast both sides of two slices of sourdough bread and fry one egg over medium in the bacon grease. Assemble on the griddle: Bread, Dijon mustard, cheddar cheese, egg, bacon, cheddar cheese, dijon mustard, bread.

  • Killing Cupcake
    Killing Cupcake

    I'm satisfied by the lack of "I click off the video at the lvl 4" comments, the food scientist review is my favorite part of the show

  • Thomas Wade
    Thomas Wade

    This is the dream team

  • Ryan Bales
    Ryan Bales

    They should all try each other's sandwiches instead of their own.

  • Sammel Camel
    Sammel Camel

    It’s the boisssssssss

  • Mo Bandzz
    Mo Bandzz

    any other filipinos??!!

  • flavioxy

    As a Swiss, I'm offended by "Swiss Cheese". That stuff couldn't be less Swiss.

  • flavioxy

    Is Gabrielle ever coming back?

  • Navidra Hardin
    Navidra Hardin

    I’m sorry but wtf did the Filipino guy make..it looks like mans serves his fam Cubanos for breakfast


    WE ARE BACK WITH THE ICONIC 4 Emily Lorenzo Frank Rose

  • Jasvtt

    I just realised lorenzo is just like Charles Boyle from Brooklyn 99 AHAH

  • Clorox

    I wish Lorenzo was my father in law. God i love that guy

  • Spader ILYIVOS
    Spader ILYIVOS

    Emily, Lorenzo and Frank are my favourite chefs to be honest ❤

  • Sarah Sami
    Sarah Sami

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="92">1:32</a> 🤣

  • Sakuragui

    When Lorenzo says Filipino Me: UY MAY PINOY!

  • wnnalis cioov
    wnnalis cioov

    Culinary Education.

  • Mary Cathrine
    Mary Cathrine

    I knew it Lorenzo is FILIPINO.

  • neumannben17

    The first time I wouldn't eat any of these

  • jatinder saini
    jatinder saini

    The food scientist- She's the man, she's the taskmaster with a STURDY whip.

    • wnnalis cioov
      wnnalis cioov

      Frank, those potatoes dont look like potatoes XD

  • Angel Luu
    Angel Luu

    Is it just me or does Lorenzo laugh like Krusty the clown lmao

  • LastbutNotFirst

    now when i ask a woman if she can cook, i also ask which level.. level one, two or three.

  • ScorelessPig74 -
    ScorelessPig74 -

    Lorenzo is almost in every video

  • Maria Belen Valenzuela
    Maria Belen Valenzuela

    These three are my favorites! I love that they’re together!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻

  • Nano Byte
    Nano Byte

    Frank: So we need some water *proceeds to fly to the Nile River*

  • bigbadnarwhal

    Frank dead making the world we live on to cook this bro. But don't be fancy with it.

  • bigbadnarwhal


  • Michael Romero
    Michael Romero

    I always thought longaniza was Mexican ??

  • Gerry Houska
    Gerry Houska

    Lorenzo si, Frank no!

  • Mano 35000
    Mano 35000

    Lorenzo should have cut his sausages in half lengthwise so they would sit better. I think his sandwich looked the best

  • NaturalTrafficLight

    Okay but why does frank remind me of Ron Swanson??

  • Ahkaf khan
    Ahkaf khan

    The amateur one looks better then the home cook one lol